ichael Holmberg, General Manager of PokerStars Europe, said: “It is with great pleasure that we bring the EPT to Malta. We’ve been working behind the scenes for many months to make this event happen, and we couldn’t be more excited to welcome poker players from all over the world to the home of PokerStars Europe.
“Our biggest tournament schedule ever, combined with one of the most favorable climates on the planet, will make EPT Malta a truly memorable event.”
The Malta Tourism Authority (MTA) CEO, Mr Paul Bugeja, said: “As Malta’s Tourism Authority, we are happy to support PokerStars in holding the prestigious European Poker Tour in Malta. This event will definitely provide Malta an opportunity to enhance our reputation in this particular niche.
“The MTA is supporting this event in order to support the tourism industry in the lean months of the year, whilst promoting Malta with hundreds of poker players and their families who are expected to visit Malta for this tournament.”