Live Poker in Macau - Details and Info
Macau Poker Cup (MPC) is the premiere poker tournament series in Asia, established in Macau in May, 2008. The MPC signature tournament is the Red Dragon event and the HKD $11,000 buy-in tournament boasts a whopping HKD $5,000,000 Guarantee. The event attracts the world’s top players where they are assured of a deep-value slow structure with a start bank of 15,000 chips running over three days. The MPC also carries a wide variety of exciting tournaments that have each developed their own strong identity and every event is keenly fought.
Yes. A condition of entry into MPC Red Dragon Main Event will be the completion and signing of a waiver form.
No, the waiver is a requirement for participation in MPC Red Dragon Main Event.
We encourage you to win your entry by playing in one of the PokerStars satellites. Click on your PokerStars tournament lobby, then click on ‘Events’, ‘PSLive’ and ‘Macau’ for the events. Live satellites are also held during the week of the Macau Poker Cup event. If you fail to qualify and would still like to play the MPC Red Dragon Main Event or other side events, you may buy directly into a tournament through the Poker Room cage at PokerStars LIVE Macau, one hour before for any of the side events and from one day before for the Main Event.
See www.pokerstarsmacau.com page for details.
Yes. Players may buy in to MPC events using T-Money providing they have PlatinumStar or Supernova VIP status on PokerStars. This service depends on availability. Requests for T-Money direct buy-ins must be submitted to email@example.com and requests need to be received before the final online qualifying tournament on PokerStars (typically two Saturdays before the event) and whilst PokerStars still has seats to sell. To avoid disappointment, please notify PokerStars as soon as possible if you want to buy-in directly. Players may buy seat-only packages at the going exchange rate on the day of registration, or they may also buy MPC seat and accommodation packages - depending on availability.
All T-Money buy-ins to MPC events will be PokerStars sponsored players for that MPC event, and they are required to wear PokerStars logo gear for the duration of the tournament.
You must play the first seat you win. If you are fortunate enough to win additional seats, your PokerStars account will be credited with T-Money for the package price, and the spending allowance will be credited in cash.
You will receive an email from PokerStars describing the basics of the package and telling you what to do next.
You will be paid in cash and/or you can make a deposit into your PokerStars Account.
The spending money (which has been credited to your PokerStars account) is towards your airfare and other travel expenses – you must make your own arrangements.
No. Please bring all the cash you need for incidentals and cash game play. However, you can enter all events via your PokerStars account – go to ‘Events’, ‘PSLive’ and ‘Macau’ then ‘All’.
Yes. All players travelling abroad will need a passport - and you will need to present your passport at the casino for entry/registration.
Macau: Residents of many countries, including the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Canada, Australia, and many European and Asian countries do not require a visa for visits of less than 30 days. Check the official government before traveling.
If your package includes hotel your partner can stay with you at no extra cost. Your hotel room will be booked in your name by PokerStars LIVE Macau for the specified dates. Please check our website http://www.pokerstarsmacau.com/ for details on how to book Hotels. Players who have bought seats direct will need to make their own accommodation arrangements as will players who have won seat-only packages.
Yes, if your package includes hotel. Your hotel room will be booked in your name by PokerStars LIVE Macau for the specified dates. If you have qualified through a Seat-only Qualifier you need to make your own hotel reservation. Please check our website http://www.pokerstarsmacau.com/ for details on how to book hotels. Players who have bought seats direct will need to make their own accommodation arrangements if it is a seat-only package.
The Casino dress code is ‘casual’.
The Macau Pataca is the currency of Macau, however, all buy-ins to MPC events will be made in Hong Kong Dollar at the Poker Cage within the PokerStars LIVE Macau poker room. Players can exchange their foreign currency at the main cage in order to purchase entry to events. All tournaments at PokerStars LIVE Macau will also be allowed directly through players’ PokerStars accounts up to one hour prior to event start.
If you qualified through PokerStars online qualifiers you are obliged to wear the PokerStars logo exclusively. If you qualified through a cash qualifier you are encouraged to wear the PokerStars logo gear.
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