Italian Poker Tour - FAQ
The PokerStars.it Italian Poker Tour (IPT) is a series of major poker tournaments conducted and televised throughout Italy. The IPT reserves the right to cancel or alter details of listed events at its discretion.
All IPT events are No Limit Texas Hold'em.
The buy-in for IPT events ranges from €700 to €1,100.
Yes. A condition of entry into any tournament on the IPT will be the completion and signing of a TV release form.
No; the release form is a requirement for participation in any IPT event.
The minimum age to play in an IPT event is established by the host casino. In most casinos, the minimum age is 18.
We encourage you to win your entry by playing in one of the PokerStars satellites. There will be cash satellites, as well as satellites where you may use your FPPs to buy-in. Click on your PokerStars tournament lobby, then click on "Events" and "Special" for satellites to the events.
No. You must play the first seat you win. If you are fortunate enough to win additional seats, your PokerStars account will be credited with T-Money for the package price, and the spending allowance will be credited in cash.
You will receive an email from PokerStars describing the basics of the package and telling you what to do next. You will also receive a "follow up" email just prior to the event.
The spending money (which has been credited to your PokerStars account) is for airfare, hotel accommodation and other travel expenses.
No. Please bring all the cash you need for incidentals and side play.
Many casinos offer a free buffet service for players – but this is not guaranteed.
Yes. All players travelling abroad will need a passport - and you will need to present your passport at the casino for entry/registration.
European Citizens do not need a visa to attend IPT events. For other countries, please ask your travel agent.
This will depend on the host casino's own procedures and could be cash, cheque or bank transfer.
No. You need to make your own hotel accommodation arrangements.
Some of the IPT host casinos have a "smart casual" dress code (eg no sneakers, no vests, no shorts, no ripped jeans). Please see specific event pages for full details.
The Euro (€) is the currency for all IPT destinations.
Yes. You will need to present your passport.
If you have qualified for the Event on the Site and reach the final table of the Event, you are required by PokerStars to wear PokerStars logo clothing at the final table. You hereby agree to do so. All players who qualify through Frequent Player Point satellite tournaments, Tournament Leader Board or other non-cash satellites on the Site, or that have bought in with T-Money or FPPs, are required to wear PokerStars logo-wear exclusively throughout the Event.
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