GPoker and Battle of Malta organizers Casino Malta by Olympic Casino today announce that they have agreed to host the 2020 iteration of the popular festival on the global-facing poker network. The series will take place from November 1 through November 22 and be headlined by a $550 Main Event, which boasts $3,000,000 in guaranteed cash prizes.
The much-anticipated festival was initially scheduled to return to Malta next month 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. Last year’s Battle of Malta Main Event attracted 4,657 entries and generated a €2,258,645 prize pool.
“I’m genuinely excited to announce that the Battle of Malta 2020 will be hosted at GGPoker,” said John Scanlon, Director of Live Events & Sponsorships at GGPoker. “It’s an honor to be unveiled as the organizers’ preferred online partner, and I’m confident that this year’s Battle of Malta will be bigger and better than ever!”
“It is with a heavy heart that Casino Malta had to postpone the much-awaited Battle of Malta live event, but we’re elated to partner with such a prestigious brand as GGPoker,” said Slawomir Świtalski, General Manager of Casino Malta. “We look forward to seeing everyone in Malta in 2021 for a very special Battle of Malta.”
Further details on Battle of Malta 2020, including a full schedule, will be released shortly.
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