Tallinn Summer Showdown - The hottest poker festival this summer is taking place from 26th til 30th of July!

Posted on 22. July 2017

Tallinn Summer Showdown - The hottest poker festival this summer is taking place from 26th til 30th of July!

Dear poker players!

Tallinn Summer Showdown 2017 - The hottest poker festival this summer is taking place at Olympic Park Casino and Hilton Tallinn Park hotel from 26th until 30th of July. During action packed week there is scheduled more than 20 tournaments including 1100€ Main Event and 2150€ Highroller.

No Limit Hold'em Main Event begins on Thursday, 27th of July. Starting stack is 30´000 and levels are 60 minutes long. Late registration and re-entry are open until Day2 starts. Final day is on 30th of July and there is also a stream available from the Final table.

There are several mainstream format tournaments like No Limit Hold'em and Omaha but also more sophisticated formats like Open Face Chinese Pineapple, Sökö (5 Card Stud), 5 Card Pot limit Omaha Hi/Lo etc. The full schedule can be seen here at the official web page Tallinn Showdown  or at Olympic Poker Club tournament schedule.

The tournament director of the festival, Teresa Nousiaineni says that Tallinn is very popular destination for Finnish poker players. "Also this time we are expecting hundreds of players from Scandinavia - mainly from Finland, who will join the event not only for the tournaments, but also for action packed cash games" says Nousiainen. "When the word went out about poker festival in Tallinn during summer then the well known pokerpro´s Juha Helppi and Joni Jouhkimainen booked their rooms straight away" added Nousiainen.

Tallinn Summer Showdown 2017 Schedule

Tallinn Summer Showdown 2017 Team Competition

During the festival there is also a Team Competition - in order to participate you have to form a team of 4 players, and register at the event homepage latest by 27th of July at 20:00.  Teams collect points when any of the team members cash at the tournaments (except events #4, #24, satellite tournaments and tournaments with less than 20 players)

2% of the prize pools of all festival ranking tournaments is set aside for the prize of the overall 2 best teams and the Best Team will be announced on 30th of July. 75% will be awarded to best team, 25% goes to 2nd place. Team competition rules can be found here.

Qualify to tournaments at OlyBet poker room.

OlyBet poker room offers several online qualifications until the festival begins. You can start from freerolls and if you reach 110€ Super Satellite you may qualify to Main Event for free! Qualification tournaments take place every day, the Super Satellite to Main Event is available every Sunday at 21:00.

PS! Tickets won from satellites may be changed to different value tickets by writing an e-mail to For example, if you have won two 165€ tickets you can change them to one 330€ side event ticket etc. NB! Tickets can not be exchanged to money or may not be passed on to other players (unless you have already the same ticket and it can not be used during the festival).

NB! Registration to tournaments at OlyBet is open 3 hours prior to the relevant tournament starting time or until the cap is met..

More information available at official web page or follow the festival Facebooki page where you can win 110€ tournament ticket for free!

See you in Tallinn!