Win! One of 9 VIP trips to the Etihad Stadium and a package to a €500k poker tournament

By Football Insider staff

Football Insider is offering you the opportunity to play poker at Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium, with the chance of winning a once-in-a-lifetime package to compete in the huge €500k guaranteed Battle of Malta event running November 2-7.

If you fancy yourself as a bit of a poker shark, you won’t want to miss this! If you haven’t played much poker before, don’t worry, we’ve got your back. Our sister website is PokerPlayer and they’ve put together a few useful articles to help you get up to speed and start winning.

How to play!

  • Betsafe are running three tournaments online which you can play from the comfort of your own home. One is a freeroll, so you don’t even have to pay any money to enter!
  • Finish in the top three in any of the tournaments and you’ll win a seat at the live poker final at the Etihad Stadium on October 8. You’ll get €100 expenses, a VIP Tour of the Etihad and you’ll get to watch the England v Malta game from the VIP box.
  • The top two in the live final will each win a €1,650 package to Malta to play in the world-famous Battle of Malta event with a €500,000 guarantee and a six-figure first prize!

Step 1 – Join Betsafe

  • If you don’t already have a Betsafe account open one by clicking here. You don’t need to deposit any money. If you already have a Betsafe poker account you can still play in the tournaments.

Step 2 – Register for the tournaments

Enter one or more of the three qualifying poker tournaments. To find the tournaments simply log into Betsafe poker, go to the ‘Poker Tournaments Lobby’ and you’ll see the following tournaments.

  • Manchester City – Tour #1
    September 11, 8.30pm CET
    Buy-in: Free!
    Added cash prizes: €250

  • Manchester City – Tour #2
    September 18, 8.30pm CET
    Buy-in: €1
    Added cash prizes: €250
  • Manchester City – Tour #2
    September 25, 8.30pm CET
    Buy-in: €5
    Added cash prizes: €500

Step 3 – The prizes

  • Finish in the top three in any of the tournaments to win your seat to the nine-handed live final at the Etihad Stadium on October 8.
  • Finish in the top two in the live final and you’ll will win a €1,650 package to the Battle of Malta (November 2-7). The overall winner will also get an extra €200 in online poker tournament tickets.

Step 4 – Top prizes

The €1,650 Battle of Malta packages include the following:

  • €550 entry to the €500,000 Guaranteed Main Event tournament
  • Five nights’ accommodation at the 5-star Hilton Hotel
  • €250 expenses for travel and spending money
  • Tickets to all four Battle of Malta player and VIP parties
  • Daily buffet dinner
  • Betsafe Live poker kit

5. The Battle of Malta

  • Date: November 2-7
  • Location: Portomaso Casino, St Julian’s, Malta
  • Main Event: €500+€50 NLHE
  • €500,000 guarantee

Good luck and hopefully we’ll see you in Malta where you’ll be playing for a life-changing sum of money!

Terms and conditions:
Prizes open to Betsafe players, no cash alternatives available – you must be able to play in the live final (Oct 8) and the Battle of Malta (Nov 2-7)