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The SunBet Poker Tour is starting the 2024 Year with a R12 Million Guaranteed series at Time Square

The SunBet Poker Tour is starting the 2024 Year with a R12 Million Guaranteed series at Time Square

The SunBet Poker Tour is starting the 2024 Year with a R12 Million Guaranteed series at Time Square

This year’s series is getting an electrifying boost, expanding from 10 to 12 days (28 February – 10 March 2024), and featuring an array of additional events!

Starting the series with ‘Welcome To PTA’ – an R8k buy-in with a guaranteed prize pool of R500 000!

All the guaranteed events are as follows:
Main Event – R5 Million GTD
Business Persons Invitational – R2 Million GTD
High Roller – R1,5 Million GTD
Mega Million – R1,5 Million GTD
MJPT Mystery Bounty Cup – R1 Million GTD (Includes a R300k Mystery Bounty)
Welcome to PTA – R500k GTD
Supastak 2 – R500k GTD
MAIN EVENT MEGA SATELLITE – 20 Seats GTD (R300k GTD)

The South African Club Championship has been updated to a new SHOOTOUT | FREEZEOUT structure. Teams will enter 9 players per team at R5 000 buy-in per team member – A total of R45 000 to secure your team’s place. Seats will be allocated to ensure a max of 1 team member per table at the start of play.
Dress your team in the most creative uniforms and stand a chance to win R45 000! Plus, showcase exceptional performance, and your team could win an extra R135 000 for the best performance in the tournament!
Email kate@mjpt.co.za to book your spot – Payment secures your team’s entry!

The R1 MILLION GUARANTEED MJPT MYSTERY BOUNTY CUP is a new addition to this series! This will include a minimum guaranteed R300k BIG mystery bounty up for grabs. Take a shot at this ENORMOUS bounty for an R8 000 buy-in.

Player Guide: https://www.monsterjampoker.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/SPT-Time-Square-2024-Player-Guide.pdf

Book your discounted accommodation here: https://www.monsterjampoker.com/product/time-square/

The SunBet Poker Tour GrandWest Series Wrap-Up: A Triumph in Cape Town

The SunBet Poker Tour GrandWest Series Wrap-Up: A Triumph in Cape Town

The SunBet Poker Tour’s stop at GrandWest was a resounding success, surpassing expectations and setting new benchmarks in the African poker scene. With each event eclipsing its guarantee, the series not only showcased the escalating talent in the region but also the growing enthusiasm for the sport.

Here’s a rundown of the phenomenal winners who made a mark in this series:

Welcome To Cape Town Winner: Huawei Sun – R215 000.

Big Shot Super Bounty Winner: Ahmed Karrim showed skill and strategy, securing R92 000 plus R80 000 in bounties.

SUPASTAK1 Winner: Clive Kikia claimed R108 000

Ladies Event: Melanie Weisner shone bright with R12 500

Mega Million Winner: International guest – Maxwell Young triumphed with an impressive R720 000

Little Slam Winner: Wesley Wessels took home R90 000

R200k SUPER HIGH ROLLER Winner: Imran Bhojani emerged victorious with a staggering R1 850 000

South African Club Championship Winner: Kelvin Dean won R90 100, with Team Pokerbet 2 and Lions Head sharing the Best-performing club prize of R150 000 and the Team Championship Trophy.

The Hendon Mob Championship – Cape Town Millions: Rachid Amamou claimed R375 560

High Roller Winner: Another win for Rachid Amamou – R800 000

SUPASTAK 2 Winner: Eben Lottering earned R125 000

Super Turbo Bounty Winner: Mike Franken walked away with R26 700 plus R12 000 in bounties.

Main Event Winner: Ahmed Karrim, in a spectacular performance, pocketed R1 050 000.

These victories are not just about the prize money; each player who cashed in a field with more than 32 entries and buy-ins R40k & below has also accrued points on the ‘Race to Sun City’ leaderboard. This sets the stage for the R2 Million FREEROLL happening next year at Sun City from 24th April to 5th May 2024. Stay tuned for the updated leaderboard in the coming days.

What truly set the GrandWest series apart was its ability to smash every set guarantee, a testament to the exceptional participation and the high level of poker showcased.

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to every player, dealer, staff member, CardStream, Sun International, and SunBet for their unwavering support and dedication. This has been another successful year for the SunBet Poker Tour – Africa’s Richest Poker Tour, and it’s all thanks to the collective efforts of everyone involved.

Check out all the action-packed photos from the event: https://bit.ly/SPTGWPhotos

As we close the chapter on the GrandWest series, we look forward to seeing everyone at the next stop at Time Square from 28 February to 10 March 2024, continuing to write the history of poker in Africa with each shuffle and deal of the deck.

Africa’s Richest Poker Tour’s calendar for 2024 has been set, plan your year ahead on the SunBet Poker Tour:

Time Square: 28 Feb – 10 March

Sun City: 24 April – 5 May

Time Square: 31 July – 11 Aug

Boardwalk: 24 Sept – 29 Sept

Sibaya: 23 Oct – 27 Oct

GrandWest: 20 Nov – 1 Dec

SunBet Poker Tour 2024 Calendar

The SunBet Poker Tour is coming to GrandWest in Cape Town! R10,5 Million GUARANTEED!

The SunBet Poker Tour is coming to GrandWest in Cape Town! R10,5 Million GUARANTEED!

The highly anticipated Cape Town stop of the SunBet Poker Tour is confirmed for 22 November – 3 December 2023.

A massive R10,5 MILLION is GUARANTEED for the series, making this the biggest GUARANTEED prize pool Cape Town has ever seen, more than doubling last year’s R5 million guarantee!

New events have been added alongside the increased guarantees and you can expect more players flying in from around the world to play these events.

The Hendon Mob Championship – CAPE TOWN MILLIONS is a new event brought to you by our partner The Hendon Mob that brings you the largest live poker database. R8 000 buy-in with 3 starting flights and an astounding R1 Million GTD.

The ‘Welcome to CPT’ was a smashing success last year and this time it’s looking to be repeated, this time the guaranteed prize pool is R500k!

All the guaranteed events are as follows:
Welcome to CPT – R500k GTD
Mega Million – R1 Million GTD
Hendon Mob Championship – CAPE TOWN MILLIONS – R1 Million GTD
SUPER HIGH ROLLER – R2 Million GTD
High Roller – R1,5 Millions GTD
Main Event – R4 Million GTD
Supastak 2 – R500k GTD

Some new and exciting events have been added to the schedule this year such as the R200k buy-in SUPER HIGH ROLLER Freezeout which is an open event for anyone who wants to compete against the best of the best.

We’re bringing the South African Club Championship to Cape Town – One of the most fun and popular events that was introduced at the first stop of the year at Time Square. Teams will comprise of 10 players per team & R5 000 buy-in per team member, seats will be allocated to ensure a max of 1 team member per table at the start of play.

Dress your team in the most creative uniforms and stand a chance to win R50 000! Plus, showcase exceptional performance, and your team could secure an amazing R150 000!

There is something for everyone from regular R5k Hyper Turbo Freezeouts to R200k SUPER HIGH ROLLER freezout.

The SunBet Poker Tour & MJPT team can’t wait to see you all there!

Player Guide: bit.ly/GWPlayerGuide

Book your discounted accommodation here: bit.ly/3QrGxbQ

SunBet Poker Tour Boardwalk Series Wrap-Up

SunBet Poker Tour Boardwalk Series Wrap-Up

The SunBet Poker Tour Boardwalk Series concluded with a resounding success with a total prize pool that soared to over R7 Million. This impressive figure shattered the guaranteed prize pool by a whopping R3 million over the course of 11 exhilarating events, displaying a robust participation and competitive spirit that encapsulated the series.

Here’s a glance at the champions who emerged victorious across all of the events:

Mega Million Winner: Giovanni Zanette – R400 000
Little Slam Winner: Rico De Beer – R102 200
SUPASTAK 1 Winner: Rajeev Poonhath – R83 500
FREEROLL: Bennie Dobson – R24 260
BIG SHOT Super Bounty Winner: Rajeev Poonhath again with R129 200 plus R70 000 in bounties
High Roller Winner: Jody Van Wyk – R550 000
5 Card PLO Winner: Marc Joseph – R45 000
R5k Single-Day Event Winner: Jaryd Jardien – R38 800
SUPASTAK 2 Winner: Max Deveson – R125 000
SEMI FREEZE Winner: Gregory Maistry – R25 600
Main Event Winner: Ahmed Karrim – R510 000

The highlight of the series was undoubtedly the SunBet Poker Tour Boardwalk Main Event, which saw an intriguing end with a deal struck between Sean Bloom and Ahmed Karrim. Following the elimination of Marko Nortje, the players went into a short break, after which negotiations led to Ahmed Karrim taking home R510 000 along with the coveted Main Event Bracelet, while Sean Bloom secured R435 000 and the prestigious Boardwalk Main Event Trophy.

Furthermore, congratulations are in order for all players who cashed in the series. Their victories have not only earned them monetarily but have also earned them valuable points on the ‘Race to Sun City’ leaderboard. This enthralling race is all geared up for the R2 Million FREEROLL event set to unfold next year, marking yet another exciting chapter in the SunBet Poker Tour.

With every bet, call, and fold, the SunBet Poker Tour Boardwalk Series has indeed left an indelible mark in the poker community. It has set a riveting precedent for the forthcoming series, amplifying the anticipation for what’s next in the SunBet Poker Tour. The camaraderie, the high-octane competition, and the laudable spirit of sportsmanship exhibited throughout the series have truly made it a memorable event in the poker calendar of 2023.

View all the photos from Boardwalk here: bit.ly/SPTBWPhotos

SunBet Poker Tour Sun City Series Wrap Up

SunBet Poker Tour Sun City Series Wrap Up

The SunBet Poker Tour Sun City Series has concluded, and what an incredible journey it has been! From smashing the initial R5 million guarantee within the first weekend of the series to reaching a total prize pool of a staggering R12.8 million, this series has showcased the true spirit and skill of poker enthusiasts. Let’s take a look at the remarkable highlights and winners of this unforgettable event.

Winners and Prizes:

Mega Million Winner – Edgar Antezana: Edgar Antezana emerged as the Mega Million champion, taking home an impressive prize of R640,000. His strategic prowess and dedication paid off handsomely.

Little Slam Winner – Gavin Sardini: Gavin Sardini clinched the title of Little Slam Winner, walking away with R120 000 in prize money. His consistent performance throughout the series secured his victory.

SUPASTAK 1 Winner – Anand Kumar: Anand Kumar proved his poker skills by triumphing in the SUPASTAK 1 tournament, winning R94 695. His calculated moves earned him a well-deserved victory.

R100k Heads-Up Challenge Winner – Hagai Dayani: Hagai Dayani demonstrated his mastery in the R100k Heads-Up Challenge, seizing a remarkable prize of R495 000. His strategic decisions paved the way to victory.

BIG SHOT Winner – JP Van Der Spuy: JP Van Der Spuy emerged as the BIG SHOT Winner, claiming R340 000. His bold and calculated gameplay set him apart from the competition.

High Roller Winner – Cliton Taliwanth: Cliton Taliwanth showcased his poker expertise by conquering the High Roller tournament and winning an impressive R850 000. His exceptional skills earned him a well-earned victory.

Warm-Up Main Event Winner – Max Deveson: Max Deveson shone in the Warm-Up Main Event, securing victory and R280 000 in prize money. His dedication and strategic play paid off in this thrilling event.

SUPASTAK 2 Winner – Imran Bhojani: Imran Bhojani emerged victorious in SUPASTAK 2, earning R180 000.

Main Event Winner – S.M: The ultimate glory of the Main Event was claimed by the player known as S.M, who walked away with the prestigious trophy, bracelet, and an incredible prize of R738 492

Unforgettable Main Event Stories:

The Main Event final table was filled with captivating stories that highlighted the essence of poker as a game of skill, chance and drama.

Maverick Zackey: Maverick Zackey’s remarkable journey saw him earning a seat entirely for free at a Times Square casino freeroll tournament. Without the need for rebuys or add-ons, he secured 7th place and a rewarding prize of R150 000, proving that determination can lead to extraordinary results.

Elaine Pfister: Elaine Pfister’s story is one of seizing opportunity. Winning a rake-free flip & Go satellite on the morning of Day 2 of the Main Event, she jumped straight into the tournament and finished an impressive 5th place winning R200 000.

The Final 4 ICM Deal: The final four players, Chad, Banks, Okie, and eventual champion S.M, made a historic ICM deal. This marked a significant milestone in their poker careers as they achieved their largest tournament cashes to date. The deal showcased the camaraderie and sportsmanship that define the South African poker community.

As the curtains close on the SunBet Poker Tour Sun City Series, the memories and heartwarming stories will linger on. Congratulations to all the winners and participants for making this series an unforgettable experience!

View all the photos from Sun City here: bit.ly/SunCityPhotos

SunBet Poker Tour Sibaya Series: A Stunning Conclusion

SunBet Poker Tour Sibaya Series: A Stunning Conclusion

The SunBet Poker Tour Sibaya Series has come to a thrilling close, with Kinesh Pather taking the gold in The Main Event. After intense rounds of poker mastery and strategic prowess, the final three players made an ICM deal, concluding the event on a high note.

Pather walked away with a handsome R542,791, followed by Fazel Dawood, who pocketed R443,858. Sajid Moibeen secured the third position, cashing out with R423,850. Their competitive spirit and strategic gameplay contributed to an exciting and high-stakes finale, making this event one to remember.

But the Main Event was not the only high point of the series. The Mega Million Winner was Lagen Zackey, who walked away with a cool R270,000. Jesse Rosen clinched the High Roller title, walking away with an impressive R503,314, while Ray Adam, the Big Shot winner, took home R314,160.

The Little Slam event was won by Sugen Singh, who managed to secure R153,000. In the 6-MAX event, Ahmed Karrim emerged victorious, taking home R75,000. Benjamin Lingenfelder Jnr. proved his mettle in the R5k Single Day event, winning R55,388, while Anand Kumar triumphed in the 10K SupaStak, taking home R71,666.

The Mystery Bounty Winner was Ben Geldenhuys, who walked away with R50,000. Ian Star won the second R5k Single Day event, netting R55,000. And finally, Tanith Rothman emerged victorious in the Semi Freeze event, taking home R14,080.

The SunBet Poker Tour Sibaya Series was a stunning showcase of poker talent and strategy. It was a series that delivered high stakes, high tension, and high rewards. And, as we wrap up, we can’t help but congratulate all the winners for their impressive gameplay and look forward to the next exciting series on the horizon.

Congratulations to all the winners and participants – you’ve made this series a thrilling one!

View all the photos from Sibaya here: bit.ly/sibayaphotos

The SunBet Poker Tour’s ‘Race To Vegas’ Leaderboard has come to a thrilling conclusion! 🏁
The final top 10 have won a Vegas Package & will be representing #TeamSA at the World Series Of Poker 2023!
A standing ovation for our top 3 players, who not only secured their Vegas package they have won their seat to the $10,000 WSOP Main Event 🎊💰
🥇 Ahmed Karrim
🥈 Alvin Pillay
🥉 Darren Kramer
4th – Kinesh Pather
5th – Jesse Rosen
6th – Rudolf Fourie
7th – Max Deveson
8th – Stephen Courtney
9th – Fazel Dawood
10th – Edgar Antezana
The competition was fierce at Sibaya, with all players battling tirelessly for points to make it out on top. It was a tight race and a true testament to the high level of skill and tenacity of all our players.
Congratulations to all our winners!

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