Battle of Malta Poker Tournament 2020 - $30m GTD this November
- Play for an incredible share of $30,000,000 guaranteed this November
- Exclusive online satellites
- Full details, schedule and how to enter
- What is the Battle of Malta?
- Why is it online?
- GGPoker System Upgrades
- Battle of Malta Schedule
- Battle of Malta FAQs
What is the Battle of Malta?
This year's edition of The Battle of Malta takes place from November 1st 2020 to November 22nd 2020 and has a number of key events including the $550 buy-in Main Event which will have a guaranteed $3m in cash prizes.
Why is it online?
GGPoker System Upgrades
Battle of Malta Schedule
Overview of Key Events
Battle of Malta 2020 Ring Event Schedule
|November 1 2020||16||King's Landing Opener||$110||$200,000|
|November 1 2020||17||Gaming Employee Championships||$100|
|November 1 2020||18||Kings of Tallin Main Event||$215||$500,000|
|November 5 2020||Bounty for the Knight||$210||$200,000|
|November 7 2020||18||Grandmaster High Roller||$1,200||$250,000|
|November 8 2020||18||High Roller Championship||$5,250||$2,000,000|
|November 8 2020||18.3||Siege of Malta||$215||$2,000,000|
|November 12 2020||18||Bounty for the Queen||$315||$300,000|
|November 14 2020||18||Bounty Poker Tour Special||$105||$200,000|
|November 15 2020||Bounty for the King||$525||$500,000|
|November 15 2020||18.3||Mini Main Event||$55||$1,000,000|
|November 19 2020||18||St. Julian's Bounty Feast||$105||$200,000|
|November 21 2020||18||Crusader's Cup||$215||$250,000|
|November 22 2020||18.3||Main Event||$550||$3,000,000|
|November 22 2020||20||The Revenge||$315||$500,000|
Key highlights are the Siege of Malta ($215 buy-in, $2m GTD) on 8th October 2020, the Mini-Main Event ($55 buy-in, $1m GTD) and finally the Main Event ($550 buy-in, $3m GTD).
Battle of Malta FAQs
What is the Battle of Malta?
The Battle of Malta is an annual no-limit hold'em poker tournament in Malta which was founded in 2012.
What has the previous record Main Event been?
In 2019 the tournament had a prize pool guarantee of €1,000,000 and kept its €550 buy-in for the 8th year in a row. With the more than 4,000 entries the guarantee was easily surpassed and in the end €2,258,645 where distributed among the players.
Why is the Battle of Malta Online?
In August 2020 the organizers decided against staging a live poker event given the uncertainty relating to the ongoing Corona pandemic.
When does the Battle of Malta Poker Tournament take place?
The tournament will run from November 1st until November 22nd and is available online at GGPoker.
Who is Steven van Zadelhoff?
Steven van Zadelhoff is a Dutch poker pro who has lived in Malta for many years. Zadelhoff is one of the most successful online tournament players of all time with estimated winnings of over $10 Million across various platforms and a World Championship of Online Poker title in his trophy collection. He made it to the final table of the Battle of Malta 2019 and was the favorite to win the title.
What happened in the Final Table in 2020?
Steven van Zadelhoff was beaten by the Moldovan player Serghei Lisii. The two played a heads-up that lasted 4 hours and even a deal struck after 2 hours of play could not speed up the battle. After a total of 43 levels played fortune favored Lisii and he won his final all-in with K♣️7♥ against 7♣️6♦.