Eureka Poker Tour Season 3 Information

Eureka Poker Tour Season 3 Information

Nothing beats the thrill of a live poker tournament with big money on the line, and now players in Central & Eastern Europe can get in on the act with their very own poker tour. Season 3 of the Eureka Poker Tour builds on the success of the first two seasons and brings top-level competition to the region. You can win prize packages that give you everything you need for a great poker trip, exclusively on PokerStars.

This exciting live poker series visits top poker destinations around the region, with stops announced in the Czech Republic, Croatia and Bulgaria. Each event will be a true festival of poker with a range side events plus the big-money Main Event. The tournaments will take place in prestigious venues at every stop, and Europe’s best players, including Team PokerStars Pros like Martin Hruby and Dag Palovic will compete for hundreds of thousands of Euros.

Also on offer will be Leader Board points, which give players even more chances to win. See below for the tour schedule, and keep checking back for updates from the events. It’s Central & Eastern Europe biggest and best poker tour. Make sure you are part of it!

Eureka Poker Tour Season 3 Schedule

The following information is subject to change.

Event Date Location Buy-In
Eureka Czech Republic 18-24/03/2013 King’s Casino, Rozvadov €1,000 + €100* €500,000 GTD
Eureka Croatia 24-30/05/2013 Golden Sun Casino, Dubrovnik €1,000 + €100*
Eureka Bulgaria 22-28/07/2013 Casino & Hotel International, Golden Sands €1,000 + €100*
Eureka Prague 08-12/12/2013 Hilton Hotel, Prague €1,000 + €100*

* 3% of tournament prize-pool will be withheld to cover the costs of floor staff and dealers.

For more information on all of the events, visit the official Eureka Poker Tour website and check the PokerStars Blog for tournament reporting and all the news direct from events.

How to Find Eureka Satellites

Once you’ve found the Eureka Poker Tour satellite you want to take part in, simply register and play. Win a prize package and you’ll be booking your trip, which can include everything you need to take part, such as Main Event buy-in, accommodation and money for expenses.

Find Eureka Poker Tour Satellites Now
Download and launch the PokerStars game software
Navigate to the Main Lobby and click the ‘Events’ tab
Click ‘More’ > ‘Eureka’ and all satellites are displayed
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Eureka Satellites Schedule

TournamentDayTime (ET)
€55 Freezeout (1 Seat GTD) Monday 13:30
€82 2nd Chance (1 Full package GTD) Monday 15:00
€33 2R1A (1 Seat GTD) Tuesday 13:30
€82 Deep Hyper Turbo Freezeout (1 Full package GTD) Tuesday 15:00
€33 2R1A (1 Seat GTD) Wednesday 13:30
€82 Deep Hyper Turbo Freezeout (1 Full package GTD) Wednesday 15:00
€82 Deep Hyper Turbo Freezeout (1 Full package GTD) Thursday 13:30
€55 2R1A (1 Full package GTD) Thursday 15:00
€55 2nd Chance (1 Seat Only GTD) Friday 13:30
€82 Deep Hyper Turbo Freezeout (1 Seat + Exspenses GTD) Friday 15:00
€33 2R1A (1 Seat GTD) Saturday 13:30
€162 Freezeout (1 Full package GTD) Saturday 15:00
€82 2nd Chance (1 Full package GTD) Sunday 13:30
€215 Freezeout (2 Full packages GTD) Sunday 15:00
€82 Deep Hyper Turbo Freezeout (1 Full package GTD) Sunday 16:00

Season 3 Highlights



Prague | 1,315 Players | 1,275,550 Prize Pool | 1st Dmitry Holdeew ( 226,400 )

Dmitry Holdeew took down the biggest ever Eureka Poker Tour Main Event to collect a mammoth €226,400 winner’s cheque in Prague. 1,315 players took part, generating a prize pool well over €1M, and on a final table featuring several big names, such as Team PokerStars Pro Marcin Horecki, Holdeew saw off all-comers to beat Ami Barer heads-up and earn a career-best score.



Bulgaria | 407 Players | 535,192 Prize Pool | 1st Liran Machluf ( 93,100 )

The beach resort of Golden Sands near Varna in Bulgaria played host to the fourth stop of Eureka Poker Tour Season 3, with a big field of 407 players signing up for the Main Event. The big winner was PokerStars qualifier Liran Machluf from Israel, who collected the title, trophy and top cash prize. He beat Russia’s Alexander Moiseev, who also qualified online with PokerStars, in the heads-up finale.



Croatia | 283 Players | 274,510 Prize Pool | 1st Achilles Bozso ( 59,100 )

The stunning location of Dubrovnik in Croatia hosted the second event of Season 3 of the Eureka Poker Tour, and 283 of the region’s best players, plus loads of PokerStars qualifiers, contested the Main Event. The tournament was won by Hungary's Achilles Bozso who beat Croatia’s Boris Kuzmanovic to scoop the title, trophy and cash prize. After a heads-up deal he collected €59,100 while Kuzmanovic took home €48,200.

Czech Republic


Czech Republic | 421 Players | 500,000 Prize Pool | 1st Bart Lybaert ( 115,000 )

The opening  event of Season 3 of the Eureka Poker Tour took place in Rozvadov, in the west  of the Czech Republic. With a guaranteed prize pool of €500,000 the event drew  and strong field of 421 players. It was Belgium’s Bart Lybaert who emerged  victorious, after a strong performance that saw him hit the chip lead on Day 2.  He beat Fabian Leib from Germany in the heads-up finale,   to take home the trophy and €115,000 in  cash.

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