You may already know how it is. You put in the hard work, the graft and the hours to win yourself a spot in one of poker’s most prestigious events such as the European Poker Tour. You arrive determined to do well in your first live event but soon realize that it takes more than a knack online, and that it just isn’t easy to go deep to where the real action is.
PokerStars is now looking to help you solve that problem and take the next step in a major live tournament with the help of some exclusive lessons from Team PokerStars Pro, and 2004 World Series Champion, Greg Raymer.
PokerStars is planning to send you to Barcelona where a team of experts will work with you to develop your live poker talents, adapting your game to this new environment and arming you with the confidence needed to make an impact in slow structured tournaments – into the money, and beyond.
The plan is to host a two day training camp that will include a live multi-table tournament where the top two finishers will win EPT Barcelona prize packages – a total that includes your event buy-in, hotel accommodation and money for expenses.
PokerStars will be running satellite qualifiers–starting as low as $8.80 or 250 FPPs–to the Poker Camp Final tournament from now until August 3.
If you hadn’t already heard, Barcelona is one of the most popular destinations on the EPT thanks to the enviable mix of sun, beautiful beaches, great food and a nightlife like few others. The Poker Camp prize package gives you access to all that and more in a package worth $4,000; three nights hotel accommodation, exclusive gifts and much more. PokerStars will also throwing a drinks and tapas party where you can chill out with other players and celebrity tutors – undoubtedly an appealing way to spend an evening after a day at the tables.
You can find out more detail on the PokerStars Poker Camp schedule page for how things will work and the subjects we’ll be covering. Anyone can enter for a chance to win the package; the only stipulation is that you have a good grasp of English. While you’re at it, why not check out the EPT site to find out how things went at last year’s Barcelona event, which had a total prize pool of €4 million.