Smart Poker Tour Returns to Platinum Casino for SPT 8 Sunny Beach

The eighth main tour stop of the Smart Poker Tour (SPT) brings a new festival back to Platinum Casino in Sunny Beach, Bulgaria. SPT 8 Sunny Beach runs from September 5-10, just a year after the last visit. There are five events on the schedule including a €1,000 High Roller and a €300 SPT Main Event featuring a €100,000 guaranteed prize pool.

The last time the Smart Poker Tour hosted a stop in Sunny Beach more than €250,000 was awarded. The Main Event attracted 385 entries and amassed a €173,250 prize pool. A three-way deal at the top saw Bulgarian Niko Iliev take the title and a top share of €29,850.

SPT 8 Sunny Beach €100,000 Guaranteed Main Event

Day 1A of the €100,000 guaranteed SPT 8 Sunny Beach Main Event kicks off on Wednesday, September 6th at 2 pm local time. Players have three more opportunities to qualify for Day 2 with Day 1B on Thursday and two starting flights on Friday. The buyin is €300 with starting stacks of 60k chips and 30-minute levels.

Players also have the option of buying in directly to Day 2 for €1,000 which comes with a 200k starting stack and 40-minute levels. Unlimited re-entry is permitted until the end of Level 15.

Mystery Bounties, High Rollers, & More

Following a Main Event satellite to get the festival rolling, Day 1 of the €225 Mystery Bounty kicks off at 8 pm on September 5th. Day 2 follows on September 6th at noon with €100 of every buyin going to the bounty pool. The €1,000 High Roller also takes place on September 6th with Day 1 beginning at 9 pm. Players start with 100k in chips and levels are 30 minutes. Both events have unlimited re-entry until the close of registration.

The final two events include a Second Chance and a Last Chance event. The €10,000 guaranteed Second Chance event begins a few hours after Day 2 of the Main Event resumes on Saturday, September 9th. The Last Chance event closes out the festival during the final day of play on Sunday, September 10th.

The full schedule and details about travel and accommodations can be found at the SPT’s website: SPT 9 Bucharest is just around the corner as well with over €500,000 guaranteed.