With its heavenly beaches and resorts, the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus has become a flagship destination for poker enthusiasts. Besides Barcelona, Malta and Loret de Mar, Cyprus is home to large-scale casinos which regularly hold tournaments throughout the year.
Events Attracting Poker Enthusiasts
Cyprus manages to move up to a good position in the ranking of the best destinations for poker players in Europe. In recent years, seaside resorts have managed to gather thousands of participants in prestigious tournaments. At the heart of the island, at least three casinos are accessible including Merit, Pacha and Artemis. In this list, the Merit remains one of the essential establishments of the archipelago bringing together international players during the organization of poker competitions. For example, the WPTs which have won over players from all over the world with worldwide recognition. As for the Pasha, the casino opened its doors recently and offers visitors the Cash Game. And finally, the Kaya Artemis Resort and Casino unveils a complete program with events not to be missed. Soon, the gaming house will have the honor of organizing the Artemis Poker Classic which will take place from July 12 to 21, 2019. The festival offers participants various Buy-ins available from 300 to 2,000 euros. The formula was organized by ImpokerEvents.
Several tournaments have already been organized on the island bringing together the most successful players on the circuit. According to Yohann Nataf, a regular, Cyprus has enjoyed international fame and a poker destination. He adds that the place offers a fun-filled holiday vibe with all-you-can-eat buffets, beach and thrilling tournaments. The organizers also show ingenuity and creativity to satisfy the main competitors. Most of them come from Eastern Europe and the Middle East.