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Gambling News 18-12-2018

2018 Battle of Malta Goes Stratospheric; New Highs to Come

A €2 million Main Event prize pool? 4,000+ entries? More record-setting side events with their own guarantees? The Battle of Malta poker festival, now owned by the Eden Group and Casino Malta, reached stratospheric heights in 2018 but, according to the team already planning next year’s festivities, that was just a taste of what’s to come […]

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Gambling News 25-10-2018

From 3,816 to 1! Julien Stropoli Wins 2018 Battle of Malta ME!

We have a winner! The 2018 Battle of Malta Main Event completed its quest to narrow 3,816 entries to just 1 and that sole survivor is France’s Julien Stropoli! A former Magic: The Gathering player and ascending poker pro Stropoli started the final table second-to-last in chips but showed no panic in working his way […]

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Gambling News 22-10-2018

A Quick Player's Guide to the 2018 Battle of Malta

Never been to the Battle of Malta? Or maybe you’ve visited past editions of the Battle of Malta and want to know what’s new and how things will be organized this year? Don’t sweat it. We’ve got your back with a quick run-through below of all the new additions, logistical changes and things to look […]

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Gambling News 15-10-2018

6-Day Live Stream, Tiffany's Bracelet Add Flash to 2018 BoM

A doubled, €1m guarantee. Patrik Antonius and Boris Becker. A massive new space capable of hosting 1,400+ players a day. Record pre-sales that portend a gigantic crush of players descending on the 2018 Battle of Malta. We’ve already hinted at some of the grand additions to what is already the best low buy-in poker festival […]

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Gambling News 10-10-2018

Antonius Eyes "Great Atmosphere" at 2018 Battle of Malta

The Battle of Malta has hosted dozens of top-level poker pros over its six editions so far but none with quite the high-stakes poker cachet of Patrik Antonius. The much-idolized Finn’s star began to rise during the poker boom of the early 2000s and Antonius has been at the table, live or online, when most […]

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Gambling News 03-10-2018

Patrik Antonius, Massive Pre-Sales Foretell Record 2018 BoM

If you think you’ve seen the Battle of Malta at its peak before, wait until you see 2018. Now just 21(!) days away, the 2018 Battle of Malta has hit the gas pedal on both preparations and pre-sales and all signs are pointing to a blow-out festival the size of which the island of Malta […]

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Gambling News 28-08-2018

More Packages Sold for 2018 Battle of Malta Than All Years Combined!

You think past Battles of Malta have been big? Wait till you get a look at 2018. The best-value low buy-in poker festival in Europe will be the biggest it has ever been in 2018 with package pre-sales already eclipsing all previous years … combined. You read that right: A festival that broke its own […]

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Gambling News 15-07-2018

John Cynn Wins 2018 WSOP Main Event for $8.8 Million!

When you once outlast over 6,700 players and finish 11th in the $10,000 WSOP Main Event, you might think you’ve used up all of your poker run good once and for all. Not John Cynn. He was just taking out a small withdrawal. The 33-year-old Indianapolis native astounded the poker world last night in Las […]

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Gambling News 06-06-2018

Live, Online Satellites Hitting Full Speed for 2018 Battle of Malta

The Battle of Malta 2018 is still a few months away but seats are already being filled at a blistering pace. Not only are package sales booming, live satellite winners have begun to secure their heavily discounted seats in the low buy-in event of the year. At least 6 happy satellite winners secured their spot […]

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Gambling News 30-04-2018

Schedule, Structures Released for $1m 2018 Battle of Malta!

Each year of its existence the Battle of Malta has shattered its record for both entries and prize pool set the year before. Expect the same (and more) for 2018. We’re still six months out from the shuffle up and deal for the 2018 Battle of Malta but it’s already shaping up to smash its […]

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