PokerStars Macau announce move to City of Dreams

February 21st 2013 By Heath "TassieDevil" Chick

Exciting developments have surfaced today from the team at PokerStars Macau, with a surprise announcement that the PokerStars Macau base will be moving once again, this time finding a new permanent home at City of Dreams.

Almost one year since ending its long partnership with the Grand Lisboa Casino, PokerStars Macau finally has a place to call home.  It’s time over the past year at the Grand Waldo was always considered a temporary solution with the exhibition building hosting major tournaments despite the lack of a dedicated poker room.  But now the City of Dreams will be known as the home of poker in Macau with PokerStars Macau setting up base with Macau’s largest dedicated poker room.

Thirteen permanent poker tables will host cash games around the clock as well as hosting Asia’a most successful tournaments including the Asia Championship of Poker (ACOP), Macau Poker Cup (MPC) series, Macau Millions and the Asia-Pacific Poker Tour (APPT) Macau festival of poker.

“The PokerStars online brand drives more traffic to live poker events than any other,” said Danny McDonagh, PokerStars Director of Live Operations for Asia-Pacific in a press release. “Players know that PokerStars is synonymous with integrity and high quality. That makes this collaboration a natural fit because City of Dreams has been at the forefront in providing the most innovative and premium gaming experience that is second to none in Macau.”

Located in the heart of Cotai, City of Dreams is easily accessible from the airport or ferry terminal and offers some of the best hotels, restaurants, entertainment and nightlife in all of Macau.  City of Dreams is home to the world famous House of Dancing Water which is a spectacular show that has to be seen to be believed, while Club Cubic is 30,000 square feet of laser-lit, bass-thumping nightclub excitement often frequented by internationally renowned DJs and musicians.

Further details regarding the official opening day and special events are expected to be announced soon.


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