It’s been called the best small buy-in tournament in Europe and the Betsson group is going to give you a chance to get in with an even lower cost of entry.
The 2017 Battle of Malta is set to take place Nov. 2-7, 2017, and will carry a familiar guaranteed prize pool of €500,000, meaning the eventual winner is going to walk away with a substantial chunk of cash and the experience of a lifetime.
Betsson and NordicBet are both starting satellites for the 2017 BOM this Monday with value-packed €1,650 packages up for grabs.
Plenty of Ways to Qualify
Both NordicBet and Betsson share a 2017 BOM steps program that starts at just €1.10.
Players will have the option of playing the €1.10 re-entry event or the €2.20 freezeout with €11 tickets to Level 2 up for grabs.
Level 2 is a €11 buy-in event that feeds straight to the €110 weekly final where the eventual winner will walk away with a €1,650 package to the 2017 Battle of Malta.
There’s also a separate €11 Sunday Flips event where the winner gets a ticket into the €110 weekly final.
The €1,650 Battle of Malta package on Betsson and NordicBet includes the following:
€550 buy-in for the 2017 Battle of Malta Main Event
Five nights’ accommodation at the 5-star Hilton Hotel with breakfast buffet
€250 in expenses towards travel and spending money.
Tickets to all four Battle of Malta plater parties.
Dinner buffet at Portomaso Casino
A Betsson/NordicBet Live poker kit
More Online Qualifiers on the Way
Full-blown BOM qualifying season is nearly upon us with other partners set to announce their specific satellites in the coming weeks.
PlanetLive365 and GUTS are among the sites that will be announcing their satellites for BOM shortly.
If you’re already in Malta you’ll also be able to head on down to the Portomaso and take part in satellites co-hosted by BOM.
Of course if you’re looking to avoid the trouble of qualifying altogether you can just buy-in directly for €550.
Hotels are filling up fast, however, so we recommend grabbing your packages extra early if at all possible.
2017 BOM Promises to Be Bigger, Better Than Ever
Last year Swedish poker player Robert Berglund outlasted a record-setting field of 1,813 entries to win €160,000 and the coveted BOM trophy.
This year has the potential to be even bigger with side events carrying guarantees for the first time ever, pushing the overall prize pool for the entire festival up to €650,000.
Poker pro/TV presenter Gaëlle Garcia Diaz will make her debut as the first Battle of Malta host from Europe and the very popular final table live stream will also be returning.
This year will also see the introduction of a €165 buy-in ladies event and a €110 re-buy event called Win the Cross.
Players who like to play higher will be happy to know the €1,320 Grandmaster High Roller will feature a €50,000 guarantee for the first time.
To learn more and see the entire schedule you can head over to our 2017 Battle of Malta landing page.