Marrakech Poker Open Kicks Off March 18

Es Saadi Resort

The Marrakech Poker Open returns to the Casino de Marrakech Es Saadi March 18-26 with 23 action-packed events.

Aside from the action at the tables, the festival promises players relaxation at the resort’s huge pools and epic parties.

The PokerNews live reporting team will be on hand to cover the two biggest events of the festival, including the final table of the two-day €1,350 Marrakech Poker Open High Roller on March 23 and all of the action in the three-day €900 Marrakech Poker Open Main Event March 24-26. Check out the PokerNews live reporting blog all the biggest hands and action.

Last year, Portuguese poker pro Henrique Pinhowon the 2016 Marrakech Poker Open Main Event for €35,800 after agreeing to a heads-up deal with France’s Patrick Groppi (second – €32,100). This represented his largest live score of his poker career.

Some of the other big events on the schedule include the €365 Marrakech Poker Open Opening event on March 18-19, the €450 Marrakech Poker Open Deepstack event on March 21-22 and the €550 Marrakech Poker Open Monster Stack event on March 25-26.

Players can enter for a fraction of the cost to any of the aforementioned events in satellites running at the casino. Additionally, players entering any of these highlighted events will be treated to free dinner and free soft drinks.

Marrakech Poker Open Schedule

Date Time (GMT) Event # Event Buy-in Starting Stack Blinds (minutes)
March 16 18:00 0 Satellite Opening – 5 Tickets Added 2,000 20
March 17 18:00 1 Freeroll Satellite Opening – 5 Tickets Added 2,000 20
March 18 18:00 2 Marrakech Poker Opening Day 1 €365 35,000 40
March 19 18:00 2 Marrakech Poker Opening Day 2 40
21:00 3 Classic NLHE €135 10,000 20
March 20 17:00 4 Turbo Deepstack €275 17,000 15
22:00 5 Satellite Deepstack €45 6,000 20
March 21 18:00 6 Marrakech Deepstack Day 1 €450 25,000 30
21:00 7 Satellite High Roller €135 7,000 20
March 22 14:00 6 Marrakech Deepstack Day 2 30
15:00 8 Satellite High Roller €135 7,000 20
16:00 9 Premium High Roller Day 1 €1,350 35,000 40
21:00 10 Speed Stack €275 21,000 15
March 23 14:00 11 Last Chance High Roller €90 3,000 10
17:00 9 Premium High Roller Day 2 10
17:00 12 Progressive Bounty €180 10,000 20
21:00 13 Satellites Last Seats MPO €75 6,000 20
March 24 13:00 14 Marrakech Poker Open Main Event Day 1 €900 30,000 45
14:00 15 Turbo Satellite MPO €90 5,000 10
21:00 16 Classic NLHE €225 10,000 20
March 25 13:00 14 Marrakech Poker Open Main Event Day 2 45
14:00 17 Turbo Satellite MPO €90 5,000 10
15:00 18 Monster Stack Day 1 €550 45,000 30
20:00 19 The Big O – Omaha 5 €180 15,000 20
March 26 13:00 18 Monster Stack Day 2 30
14:00 14 Marrakech Poker Open Main Event Day 3 45
14:00 20 Short Handed €360 15,000 25
17:00 21 Chinese Poker €135 15,000 20
20:00 22 Turbo NLHE €135 10,000 15

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