GGPoker & Battle Of Malta Unveil $30M Festival Schedule

Battle of Malta 2020 hosted at GGPoker from November 1 through November 22

Dublin, Ireland (October 29, 2020) – GGPoker and Casino Malta by Olympic Casino today reveal the full schedule for the Battle of Malta 2020 festival, which takes place on the global-facing poker network from November 1 through November 22. Over $30,000,000 in cash prizes will be won during the series.

Fifteen series tournaments will award a unique Battle of Malta Winner’s Ring in addition to cash prizes. The ring events are headlined by a $3 million-guaranteed Battle of Malta $550 Main Event, which features multiple Day 1 flights running from November 8. Other highlights include:

  • Battle of Malta Event #6: High Roller Championship $5,250 $2,000,000 guaranteed
  • Battle of Malta Event #7: Siege of Malta $215 (multiple Day 1 flights) – $2,000,000 guaranteed
  • Battle of Malta Event #11: Mini Main Event $55 (multiple Day 1 flights) – $1,000,000 guaranteed

Satellite tournaments into Battle of Malta events run at GGPoker, with buy-ins starting from $0.55.

Additionally, a Player of the Series leaderboard will award over €50,000 in Battle of Malta 2021 live packages to the top 50 players across the full series. The Battle of Malta is planned to return to a live venue in Malta in October 2021.

“With over $30 million to play for, this year’s Battle of Malta will be just as attractive to poker players as previous year’s live festivals,” said John Scanlon, Director of Live Events & Sponsorships at GGPoker. “We hope that everyone who planned to play poker in Malta this year will be able to take part, and can’t wait to see who will be crowned this year’s Main Event champion!”

“Due to the current situation, Casino Malta was ecstatic to be able to find a solution for this year’s Battle of Malta by partnering with such a prestigious brand as GGPoker”, said Slawomir Switalski, General Manager of Casino Malta. “With the help of this grand festival, our tiny, beautiful island of Malta will be showcased to a broader audience all around the world and we will be excited to invite everyone to our next live event in October 2021.”

The much-anticipated festival was initially scheduled to return to Malta in live form but was postponed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Designed for low- to mid-stakes poker players, the Battle of Malta is one of Europe’s biggest poker events and one synonymous with fun and the lighter side of the world’s favorite card game.

New GGPoker players are eligible to claim the poker room’s Welcome Bonus, earn even more rewards with the Honeymoon for Newcomers promotion and automatically join GGPoker’s Fish Buffet loyalty program, with regular cash prizes on offer.

For full details on Battle of Malta 2020, please visit: https://en.ggpoker.com/tournaments/battle-of-malta/

About GGPoker: GGPoker is one of the world’s leading online poker rooms, with a growing global player base. It offers a range of innovative games and features such as the patented Rush & Cash poker, All-In or Fold, Spin & Gold, integrated staking platform, SnapCam video messaging, the ability to squeeze your hole cards, PokerCraft, and Smart HUD, all designed to enhance gaming experiences and make poker more fun than ever.

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About Battle of Malta: The Battle of Malta has gone from strength to strength since its launch in 2012 and is one of the most popular stand-alone live poker events in Europe. The award-winning festival has smashed records for eight years in a row. With 35 events on the schedule and more than 13,000 tournament entries overall, the Battle of Malta 2019 ran for seven days in the Eden Arena in St. Julian’s, Malta.

Press contact: Telly Bartolo, Casino Malta Marketing Manager telly.bartolo@oc.eu

For more information, please contact Paul Burke at press@ggpoker.com.