Join PokerStars For The EPT Vilamoura Festival In Their Fairways And Felts Promotion
Thursday, 12. August 2010

PokerStars will be awarding lucky players a Fairways and Felts event prize package which will take place as a part of the European Poker Tour (EPT) Vilamoura Festival on September 1st and 2nd. The Fairways and Felts event brings the sports of golf and poker together in a single event. Players may either buy-in to the event or win a €1,100 Fairways and Felts event prize package that includes the €770+€70 buy-in for poker and €260 for golf in the qualifier tournaments currently running on PokerStars.

The festivities open on September 1st which will see entrants separated into teams and compete in a Texas Scramble team event on the golf course. The combined points score of each team at the end of the day will determine each team members starting stack in the poker part of the Fairways and Felts event which takes place on September 2nd. Players play individually for their share of the prize pool as well being declared champion of the inaugural EPT Golf Poker Championship.

The golf part of the event will play out at the exclusive Pinhal Course in Vilamoura, Portugal. The No Limit Texas Hold’em tournament will be held in the beautiful Casino Vilamoura. All entrants will be provided transport to and from the casino, food, a PokerStars hospitality bag and entry to the prize ceremony which is to be hosted by Team PokerStars Pro JP Kelly.

In addition to determining the players’ starting stacks, the Golf tournament will also reward teams for the best overall scores as well as individual achievements; longest drive, closest to the pin, longest putt and for a hole in one. Should somehow someone manage to hit a hole in one, PokerStars will award the player with an EPT London prize package.

The poker tournament is to be played as an EPT Vilamoura side event and entry is restricted to those that participated in the golf tournament the day before. Everyone begins with a starting stack of 5,000 chips; however, players are awarded bonus chips in accordance with their golf team’s performance.

The poker tournament will be followed by an awards dinner which will hosted by JP Kelly. Awards will be given for best overall team score, worst overall team score, closest to the pin, longest putt longest drive and hole in one if anyone should manage to accomplish it.

Join PokerStars and see if you have what it takes to be the EPT Golf Poker Champion.