European Poker Tour returns to Vilamoura

Casino Vilamoura European Poker TourThe seventh season of the European Poker Tour has commenced and will be coming to Vilamoura from August 28th to September 2nd. It is the second year running this renowned tournament is taking place in Vilamoura, attracting some of the best players in the world to compete for the massive prize money.


The debut event in Vilamoura in 2009 had the biggest prize money ever in a Portuguese poker tournament, with a prize pool of €1.5m.

It was a resounding success, especially for António Matias, a Portuguese travel agency owner, who took the €404,793 first prize.

There are high expectations for this year’s event and anyone willing to participate in the Vilamoura tournament will have to pay €5,300 to enter or try their luck online in the ‘Pokerstars’ qualifying rounds.

Vilamoura as a tournament location has been praised highly by participants, who spend time enjoying the sunny Algarve’s beaches and renowned golf courses during their time off the tables.

For more information on the tournament, please visit the EPT official website: