Frequently Asked Questions
IMPORTANT INFORMATION - Required for entry into the Venue.
All Visitors MUST complete this pre-registration form at least 48 hours before arriving at Portomaso Casino: http://www.portomasocasino.com/pre-registration.html
This is required by local law and you will be unable to enter the venue without this form being submitted. We strongly recommend completing this form as soon as possible before travelling to avoid any delays in being able to participate in the tournament.
Please also enter the same ‘ID Proof’ information on the pre-registration form that you plan to bring with you to the venue. If you show a different form of ID on arrival you will need to complete the form again which will cause a delay with your registration.
Only persons with a valid and recognised COVID-19 vaccine certificate will be allowed access to Portomaso Casino. You can find more information regarding requirements for indoor venues in Malta here: https://deputyprimeminister.gov.mt/en/health-promotion/covid-19/Documents/mitigation-conditions-and-guidances/Standards-for-entry-to-establishments-and-events_13Jan22.pdf
Masks are required to be worn in the venue including at the tables.
General tournament information for partypoker Championship Malta:
How much is entry?
Players can buy in direct to Day 1 of partypoker Championship Malta Main Event for €500 + €50.
If I’m eliminated from a Day 1 can I enter another Day 1 on the following day?
Yes. You can play as many Day 1s as you wish.
Can I re-enter a Day 1 on the same day if I’m eliminated?
Yes, you can have a single re-entry on each Day 1.
How many chips will I receive for buying into Day 1 directly?
Players who buy into Day 1 will receive 100,000 chips.
Can I buy into day 2 directly?
No, there is no direct buy-in for Day 2.
If I make Day 2, am I ‘In the Money’?
Yes, all players reaching Day 2 will receive a €1000 min-cash.
Can I cash more than once?
How can I buy in?
Players can buy-in using Cash at the venue, LuxonPay OR via online holding tanks on partypoker.
How is the prize pool paid out?
Payouts will be made according to how you bought in.
Cash buy-ins will be paid out in cash.
LuxonPay buy-ins will be paid into your Luxon account.
partypoker buy-ins will be paid into your partypoker account.
Are deals permitted?
Deals are permitted as per the partypoker and venue deals policy.
What happens if I qualify for Day 2 and then have to isolate due to Covid 19?
If you qualify for Day 2 and are unable to play for any reason including isolation due to Covid 19. Your chips will remain in play and blinds/ antes will be taken when appropriate. If your chips remain in play after a pay jump, you will receive the value of that pay jump.
What are the covid-19 procedures at the venue?
Masks are required to be worn in the venue including at the tables. Casino staff also maintain a clean environment with regular cleaning and disinfecting of tables and chips. Disinfectant dispensers are also available around the casino.
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Malta?
As travel restrictions and COVID-19 guidelines are changing constantly from country to country, it is players’ responsibility to check and understand the COVID-19 regulation in both their country of residence and the host country. Management accepts no responsibility if a player is unable to travel or enter a venue. This includes any transfers or stops in other countries during the journey.
Do I need to quarantine on my return to my country?
We strongly advise players to check their governments guidance for restrictions and quarantine rules for their country.
Do I need documents to enter the country?
In addition to the Passenger Locator form and COVID vaccination documents mentioned above, it is your responsibility to ensure you make the relevant checks regarding whether any further documentation is required.
Do I need a visa?
It is your responsibility to ensure you make the relevant checks regarding whether a visa is required. If you require an invitation letter or proof of accommodation (if your accommodation is included with a package) please email: email@example.com.
Where are the nearest airports?
Malta International Airport is less than 20 miles away from Portomaso Casino and about 20 minutes by car.
Are there any special deals for Hotels?
Yes, we have a limited number of discounted rooms at the Hilton Malta from 31st March- 5th April. You can contact Ellis@mypartypokerlive.com for more information on these.
Will there be specific online satellites for the partypoker Championship Malta?
Yes, there will be specific online satellites for the partypoker Championship Malta on partypoker. Keep an eye on the lobby for more information.
Can I use T$ to buy in to this event?
Yes, you can use T$ to buy-in to holding tanks for partypoker Championship Malta. If you do not have enough T$ to buy-in in full, you must ensure that there are enough funds in your partypoker account to make up the difference.
How can I win T$?
Players can win T$ every day in T$ satellites on partypoker. They will go into your account immediately.
Can I sell or transfer my T$ to another player?
Players are not able to sell or transfer their T$ to another player.
How long do I have to use my T$?
All T$ have a 12-month expiry.
What can I use T$ for?
For this event, T$ can be used for tournament entry.
How do I buy in to this event using T$?
You can buy into the LIVE Day 1 holding tanks with T$.
I qualified via T$, can I choose which Day 1 I want to play?
Yes, T$ are a flexible currency and can be used to buy into any Online or LIVE Day 1. You must choose the correct Holding Tank for whichever LIVE Day 1 you’d like to play.