Siege of Malta schedule announced; official packages now on sale


Casino Malta today released the schedule for its brand-new €500,000 guaranteed Siege of Malta event in April – along with details for official packages combining buy-in with accommodation at the five-star Intercontinental Hotel.

The new Siege of Malta festival – which builds on the success of the award-winning Battle of Malta ­– features a €400 + €50 buy-in Main Event and looks set to attract thousands of players from all over Europe and beyond. The €500,000 guarantee tournament will take place just after Easter from April 15-20 in the spectacular Eden Arena at the InterContinental Hotel. The buy-in + accommodation packages – which start from €960 for three nights at the luxurious Intercontinental Hotel – are on sale now through Battle of Malta’s Official Travel Partner, MainEventTravel.

Siege of Malta Main Event
There are a total of four start flights for the SOM Main Event including a Day 1d turbo. All Day 1 players receive a 40,000 starting stack and will play until just 15% of the field remain, all in the money. All nine SOM finalists will win a special package that includes five nights’ accommodation and buy-in for the BOM Main Event in October.

In addition to the flagship Main Event, the packed Siege of Malta schedule also features the €900 + €100 DomusBet High Roller along with numerous satellites and side events including a PLO tournament, a bounty event, Survive Your Day & Battle and Summer Showdown Special. There are also several side events hosted by Siege of Malta sponsors such as Vincitu and IPC along with a special “See you at BOM 2020” event on the final day which includes a Battle of Malta buy-in for the winner. All the tournaments at Siege of Malta feature unlimited re-entries.

Packages on sale now
Numerous special packages are now on sale for players wishing to stay at the gorgeous Intercontinental Hotel where the Siege of Malta festival is being held. The packages all come with a €15 discount on the regular cost and offer players unrivalled convenience with guests only minutes away from all the action in the spectacular Eden Arena.

The Intercontinental has numerous amenities including three swimming pools, hotel spa, fitness centre and private beach. There’s no doubt that the hotel is the perfect place to stay during Siege of Malta and will certainly have a great atmosphere throughout the festival. 

The packages – which include accommodation and Main Event buy-in – start from €960 for single occupancy for three nights, and €1,005 for a double. Breakfast is included and all package holders will also have access to the fabulous Siege of Malta parties.

About Malta
With year-round sun, beautiful beaches, thriving nightlife and 7,000 years of incredible history, Malta is a wonderful location for a poker tournament. It’s a warm and welcoming country with English as a first language and is already home to hundreds of poker players from around the world as well as numerous global gaming companies.

St Julian’s is one of the island’s top tourist resorts, with a wealth of tourist amenities including night clubs, shops, restaurants, cafes and bars. The beach lies just a few two minutes’ walk from the tournament venue and the beautiful capital of Valletta is an easy 20 minutes’ drive away.

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