The PokerStars Caribbean Adventure is one of the biggest live poker events in the world, so there’s a lot going on. Below is a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers that are designed to help you get the best out of your stay in The Bahamas. If you still have a query that is not dealt with below, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The PokerStars Caribbean Adventure (PCA) is a live festival of poker that takes place every year in the Bahamas. The 2014 PCA will be held at the Atlantis Resort and Casino January 5-13, 2014. The Main Event will take place January 7-12.
You must be 18 years of age or above to participate in PCA events. No persons under the age of 18 are allowed to enter the tournament area throughout the duration of the event.
Yes. All travellers, travelling to and from The Bahamas, need to have a passport or other accepted document that establishes the bearer’s identity and nationality. Make sure you start working to get your passport now should you require one; it can take a long time to get your passport. It is your responsibility to have proper documentation. We have provided links to some passport services below. If your country is not listed, simply Google the word "passport" and the name of your country to find your local passport service.
Please see the How to Get There page under the Players Guide tab for information on flights and popular routes to the Bahamas.
The events have a variety of buy-ins. Please check the PCA Schedule for full details on tournaments available and the cost of entry.
There are numerous online qualification options open to players through PokerStars. Please see the How to Qualify page for full details.
There are also various promotions that will be running on the lead up the PCA 2014. Please see the Promotions tab under the How to Qualify page for full details.
Yes, there are four ways in which you can purchase a package:
Terms and Conditions apply to each specific buy in option. Please email email@example.com for more information
Yes, If you have qualified or bought-in, you can pick your start day by registering for Day 1A or Day 1B dummy tournament on the PokerStars client. Just go to Events > PCA > Qualifiers. Players not picking a start day or qualifying in the week prior to the event will be assigned a start day by the organizers. If you buy in with cash in advance simply advise registrations of your chosen start day.
If you have a PokerStars.com or PokerStars.eu account – Yes. You will be able to withdraw funds at the PokerStars Bank, there is a maximum withdrawal limit of $10,000 per day.
Any account which is not PokerStars.eu or PokerStars.com cannot withdraw funds during the PCA.
If you have a PokerStars.com or PokerStars.eu account – Yes. You will be able to deposit funds using the PokerStars Bank. There is no limit on the amount you can deposit.
Any account which is not PokerStars.eu or PokerStars.com cannot deposit funds during the PCA.
We will allow you to take a portion in cash. The rest can be deposited into your PokerStars account or wired directly to your bank account. Players will be subjected to a Maximum Cash Payout Rule.
It is also very important to note that you are not allowed to carry more than $10,000 through Customs without declaring it. Bahamas Customs are known to be very strict with regards to this rule.
Yes, 3% of the majority of prize pools will be reserved for dealers and tournament staff. You are more than welcome to contribute any additional amount you like from your winnings.
Yes. There will be a Party and all players are allowed to bring one guest. PokerStars Supernova Elites will be allowed to bring two guests