PokerStars Festival

Whether it’s your first taste of live poker, or you’ve been enjoying PokerStars-sponsored events for years, PokerStars Festival promises you something new.

With event buy-ins typically starting from $/£/€200, each festival comes with a laid-back, holiday atmosphere, and invites you to compete for massive prize pools in a friendly environment.

From the UK & Ireland Poker Tour (UKIPT), to the Estrellas Poker Tour (ESPT), PokerStars-sponsored national tours have become essential for players around the world. PokerStars Festival builds on the legacy of these tours and takes the best elements from each to bring you something bigger and bolder. Make sure you’re part of it!

How to qualify via PokerStars

You can win full packages via PokerStars satellites and receive everything you need to play a PokerStars Festival in style, as the package includes tournament buy-in, accommodation and cash for expenses. Seat only and Seat+Expenses packages are also available. To locate qualifiers for PokerStars Festival tournaments head to the ‘Events’ > ‘Live’ tab in your game lobby.

Alternatively, head to the official PokerStars Festival site for details on upcoming tour stops.

How to buy-in via PokerStars

You can buy into a select few of PokerStars Festival tournaments using funds from your Stars Account by following these tabs within the client ‘Events’> ’Live’ > ’Event Schedule’ (available on and only).

For more buy-in options to the PokerStars Festival events head to the official site now and check out individual event pages.

About PokerStars Festival

Not sure what you can expect at the next PokerStars Festival? See below for more details.

Action-Packed Poker Holidays

Visit well-known holiday destinations and landmark casino with us on the poker holidays of a lifetime. Play your way to a Main Event trophy, challenge for cash rewards, or bring your friends and compete for bragging rights.

The Biggest National Fields

Expect record numbers and jaw-dropping prize pools as the PokerStars Festival takes in famous cities around the world. From New Jersey to London, the PokerStars Festival promises intimate poker experiences on a global stage.

Poker at its Best

Each event is a sponsored by PokerStars, so expect exciting poker formats, packed schedules, high-quality staff and a variety of ways to qualify - both online and face-to-face.

Unforgettable Adventures

There are thousands of prize packages on offer to each festival, and with #StarsFun, you can experience the best each location has to offer with off-the-felt activities available at no extra cost.

Watch all the Action

Enjoy live streaming from major PokerStars Championship events with webcasts and highlight shows from

Poker’s New Digital Era

The PokerStars Festival is live poker for a digital age. Enjoy enhanced social media, improved registrations and much more, all available via our new-look website.

Visit PokerStars Festival official site.

PokerStars Live App

EPT Guide

PokerStars Live is now on mobile. Check schedules, news, galleries, results and more.

Online Tournaments

PokerStars has the best online tournaments, with more games and bigger prize pools!