VIP Club Live: Sofia

The next VIP Club Live party takes place at Beso Bar in Sofia, Bulgaria, on Saturday, May 30. See below for more on how you can attend, plus an event schedule and details of a special VIP Weekend Package, and answers to questions you may have about VIP Club Live: Sofia.

20:30: Beso Bar is an acclaimed restaurant and bar in Sofia, and its doors are open exclusively to PokerStars VIPs for the following:

  • Champagne reception hosted by Team PokerStars Pro Ivan Demidov and Team Online members Mikhail ‘innerpsy’ Shalamov, Liliya ‘Liay5’ Novikova and Katerina ‘Katerina289’ Malasidou
  • A variety of entertainment, including aerialists, stilt walkers, fire-breathers and a magician
  • Video games, plus Scalextric racing
  • Open bar all night!
  • A variety of culinary delights from one of Sofia’s most renowned chefs, including foie gras, octopus, as well as an outdoor Barbeque.
  • DJ

We expect the night to wrap up at around 01:30 in the morning.

Weekend Package: Coming from out of town and want to make a weekend of it? We have you covered, as we are offering VIPs a special Weekend Package which includes the following. 

For 10,000 FPPs (8,500 FPPs for Supernova Elite VIPs), you will receive:

- Two nights hotel at the Hilton Sofia (single or double room), May 29-30

- Return transfer to and from airport

- On Friday, May 29, Team PokerStars members will be hosting a ‘meet & greet’ for you and a guest, including an open bar from 21:00-23:00 at one of Sofia’s hotspots. There will also be a complimentary shuttle to the event from the Hilton Sofia. Location will be revealed upon purchase of the package.

- Limo transportation from the hotel to Beso Bar on Saturday, May 30, for the VIP Club Live: Sofia party, plus entry for you and a guest

There are only a limited number of Weekend Packages available, so act fast!

VIP Club Live: Sofia is an exclusive event for PokerStars VIPs and their guest. RSVP by purchasing a ticket from the VIP Store. The cost of the ticket is based on your current VIP status - see the table below for more. You’ll find the tickets listed under the ‘VIP Club Live’ category in the store.

VIP StatusFPP Price
SilverStar and above 1,500
Supernova Elite Free
  • Where is the party being held?
  • Beso Bar is located at this address: Sofia, Todor Kableshkov St 1, Bulgaria.
  • Can I bring my partner/friend?
  • Yes, you are allowed to bring one guest with you to the event. Your guest must be at least 18 years of age and have photo ID in order to attend.  
  • How do I attend?
  • In order to attend, you must RSVP by purchasing a ticket to the event from the VIP Store. Remember to bring photographic ID, as the guest list will be based on the name associated with the PokerStars account that has purchased the ticket.
  • What is the minimum VIP status needed to attend the party?
  • Anyone can join if they have SilverStar VIP status or above, and enough FPPs!
  • Will you reserve a ticket for me if I don’t have enough FPPs?
  • No. Tickets are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, from the VIP Store.
  • How many PokerStars VIPs will be in attendance?
  • There is a cap on attendees at 350.
  • Is there a dress code?
  • As this is a private event, the dress code is casual.
  • Does the ticket cost include transportation and accommodation?
  • No, you are required to provide your own transportation to and from the event and make your own accommodation arrangements. We are offering a Weekend Package however - see the Schedule section to find out more.
  • Can I purchase a ticket on someone else’s behalf?
  • No. Participants will be admitted based on the name on the PokerStars account that ordered a ticket. Please remember to bring photographic ID.
  • What should I do if I am unable to attend and have already purchased a ticket?
  • In the unfortunate event that you are unable to attend, please cancel your order through the VIP Store. This can be done by opening the VIP Store via the PokerStars Cashier. Open the ‘Order History’ window, select your VIP Club Live item and click ‘Cancel Order’.

If you have any questions about VIP Club Live events and how to attend, contact

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