Battle of Malta

Treat yourself to a late break in the beautiful sunshine of the Mediterranean this Summer by qualifying for the Battle of Malta on Ladbrokes Poker. Last year’s winner took home €35,000 for their efforts, and you can qualify from as little as 75c!

About the Tournament

The Battle of Malta is a prestigious live poker tournament held by PokerListings at the Portomaso Casino in Malta. This year’s event takes place between September 26th and 29th 2013 and has a packed schedule which includes side events, cash games, plenty of sunshine and legendary parties!

After the success of last year’s tournament, the Battle of Malta main event has returned bigger than ever, with an increased guaranteed prize pool of €200,000. The €550 buy-in has remained the same, making this one of the best value events on the European tournament calendar.

About the Package

The Battle of Malta 2013 package is valued at €1400 and includes the following:

• One buy-in to the Battle of Malta Main Event
• Accommodation for two people at the Intercontinental City Hotel in St Julians, in one double room, including breakfast and internet access
• €250 cash towards travel or general expenses
• Transfers to and from the airport
• Entry to two exclusive VIP parties for one person. Extra tickets can be purchased for €50 at the event.

How to Qualify

See all of the Ladbrokes Poker’s Battle of Malta satellite tournaments in the ‘Satellites’ tab of the tournament lobby under the sub-category ‘Live Events’.

The schedule of qualifying tournaments is as follows:

If you win a Battle of Malta package in one of our satellites, you’ll be entered into a holding tournament which you can see in the poker software

Terms and Conditions
The “Battle of Malta 2013” is a promotion on the MPN in which players compete for a number of tournament packages to enter the ‘Battle of Malta’, a live poker event organised by ‘’ at the Portomaso Casino in Malta.
The promotional period for the Battle of Malta 2013 will commence from 0000 GMT on 17 June 2013 and continue until 2359 GMT 8 September 2013.
Server time (GMT) will be used at all times for the purposes of this promotion.

Battle of Malta 2013 Package

The Battle of Malta 2013 package, valued at €1400, includes:
One buy-in to the €550 Battle of Malta Main Event;
Accommodation at the Intercontinental Hotel for 2 guests, in a double room including breakfast and internet access;
€250 cash towards travel or general expenses;
Transfer from the airport in Malta to the InterContinental Hotel;
Single entry to two exclusive Battle of Malta 2013 VIP parties. Entrance for additional guests and partners can be purchased for €50 each.
Players may win multiple Battle of Malta 2013 packages but may only play in the Main Event once. In the event of a player winning multiple packages, €1400 for each additional package won will be retained as ‘live event credit’, which may be used by that player towards future live poker event promotions offered by the MPN (it may not be redeemed as cash).
Battle of Malta 2013 packages are non-transferrable and non-refundable.

Battle of Malta 2013 Satellites and Qualification

At any satellite level, players can buy in for cash, loyalty points or eligible tournament tickets.
Winners of the online satellite finals will win Battle of Malta 2013 packages (“Event Players”). Event Players will be listed in holding lobbies (dummy tournament lobbies that will show the number of Event Players who have qualified for Battle of Malta 2013), which will be maintained in the poker software during the promotional period.
Satellites leading into further satellites will reward winners with tournament tickets, which can be used for entry into other live event satellites up to 365 days after being issued. Unused Battle of Malta 2013 tickets cannot be converted into cash, loyalty points or other tournament tickets.

Once a Battle of Malta 2013 Package is Won

Event Players must supply tournament registration details before 16:00 UTC on Friday 10th September. If any Event Players fail to supply this information on time, they may not be registered in the Battle of Malta and refunds will not be issued.
Event Players must supply all requested hotel information to the promotion administrators before 16:00 UTC on Friday 10th September.
Contact information for the promotion administrators will be made available in due course to all Battle of Malta 2013 winners.

Accommodation, Travel and Spending Money

Event Players will receive accommodation at the InterContinental Hotel, St Julians, Malta. Accommodation is on a bed and breakfast basis only for the Event Player plus one guest and includes internet access. Event Players will be responsible for all additional charges. Event Players may be expected to present a credit card on arrival at the InterContinental Hotel to cover any additional charges.
The promotion administrators reserve the right to offer alternative hospitality options of the same or similar value, at their discretion. Any changes will be notified to the Event Player in advance.
No cash alternative will be available for unused hotel accommodation.
16. It is the Event Player‘s responsibility to organise travel to and from Malta for the Battle of Malta event and to ensure that all travel documents (passport and visa, as required) are in order and to obtain any required travel and medical insurance.
Travel money will be deposited into each Event Players’ poker accounts within 5 business days after that player’s registration into the Battle of Malta main event is confirmed. The funds will be in the currency of the Event Player’s poker account, and where this is not EUR, the exchange rate used will be such EUR exchange rate listed on at the date of transfer of the funds.

Branding, Marketing and Merchandise

All Event Players must give details of their table/seat numbers for all Battle of Malta events played to any promotion administrator who requests them in Malta.
By qualifying for a Battle of Malta 2013 package, Event Players agree to wear operator-branded merchandise for the duration of the main event. The apparel is to be worn in a manner requested by the operator or promotion administrators. No competitor branding or third party sponsor branding of any kind may be worn in the main event.
By entering the Battle of Malta 2013 satellites, Event Players agree that their real names, aliases, locations and images can be used for promotional purposes. Event Players further agree to be interviewed regarding their progress/results during the tournament and to make themselves available for promotional purposes as requested by their operator or promotion administrators.
Event Players must at all times act in a manner respectful to the event and to the game of poker. Battle of Malta 2013 Event Players are brand ambassadors in a prestigious, internationally-recognised sporting contest.

General Rules

Players must be at least 18 years old to take part in Battle of Malta 2013, with the exception of players who are resident in Malta, who must be at least 25 years old.
Event Players must bring government-issued identification, such as their passport, to the Portomaso Casino in Malta on their first visit.
The promotion administrators reserve the right to change the rules and/or structure of the Battle of Malta 2013 online final or satellites at their discretion.
The promotion administrators reserve the right to buy back Battle of Malta 2013 packages from any winner(s) at a cost of €1400 per package at their discretion.
Awarding of any and all prizes is at the sole discretion of the promotion administrators, and any decisions taken in this regard are final.
The promotion administrators shall in no way be liable for any injuries, losses, damages or expenses suffered or incurred by any winner of a Package as a direct or indirect result of accepting the package and participating in the Battle of Malta.
All other network rules, House Rules and operator rules apply to this promotion.

Ladbrokes Poker's terms and conditions apply to this promotion and may be changed at any time.

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