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Greece Gets First Major Poker Event

PokerStars Hosts €1,100 Buy In Greek Poker Cup

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Greek poker players of yore?PokerStars.com is to sponsor Greece’s first major poker festival which will include the €1,000+€100 buy in Greece Poker Cup main event.

The event will take place at Club Hotel Casino Loutraki outside Athens from March 24 to 27 and will feature up to 200 players

Casino manager, Alexandros Doukas, said, “We are very happy with this new collaboration and we see PokerStars as a strategic partner. Club Hotel Casino Loutraki is the first casino in Greece that introduced Texas Hold’em in the country and we are looking forward to this international gaming experience.”

Jeffrey Haas, spokesman for the Greek Poker Cup, added, "We are honoured to have the privilege of producing this historic event with Club Hotel Casino Loutraki at their incredible holiday resort of Loutraki, easily accessible from the historic capital of Greece.

“We expect the best poker players in Greece to compete for their first poker Championship title, and I’m sure we’ll see exciting visceral action from the moment the cards are in the air.”