MAHO, SINT MAARTEN (February 13, 2023) – The largest all-inclusive resort in Sint Maarten, Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, home to the largest gaming emporium on the island Casino Royale, partners with TK Poker Events to host the fourth edition of the World Series of Poker Circuit (WSOPC) Caribbean in Sint Maarten. With the consistently amazing turn out from previous events, organizers have chosen the all-inclusive, 420-room Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, Casino & Spa as the host resort and Casino Royale to host all the poker action from March 22 to April 3, 2023.

For almost 20 years, TK Poker and The Maho Group, a portfolio of resorts, real estate and gaming including Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, Casino & Spa and Casino Royale, have partnered to organize great poker events in Sint Maarten. Reputed as the premier destination for world-class poker events drawing numerous top players, Casino Royale is the top-rated casino on the island located just across from Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, and together with TK Poker, the partners have maintained Sint Maarten’s ranking as a top Caribbean gaming destination.

The Maho Group’s CEO Saro Spadaro comments, “Sonesta Maho Beach Resort and Casino Royale are thrilled to host the World Series of Poker Circuit Caribbean (WSOPC) now in its fourth year. Based on the success of past events, we expect this year to be even better, firmly putting Sint Maarten and Casino Royale on the global map for gaming and poker enthusiasts.” 

Casino Royale partner and event organizer Thomas Kremser, CEO of TK Events, spearheads the WSOP partnership for the The Maho Group. “We are thrilled to be back and look forward to a long and productive collaboration as Casino Royale and Sint Maarten are the perfect fit for a stop on the WSOP International Circuit and to host the WSOPC event,” said Kremser. 

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) is the largest and most prestigious poker event in the world awarding millions of dollars in prize money and the prestigious gold bracelet, globally recognized as the sport’s top prize. Featuring a comprehensive slate of tournaments in every major poker variation, the WSOP is also poker’s longest running tournament in the world, dating back to 1970.

For the 2023 WSOPC Caribbean, the buy-in for the main event is USD $1,700 with a guaranteed prize pool of USD $200,000 and a total of 12 ring events, announced event organizer Thomas Kremser. Any official gold ring winners will qualify for the $1,000,000 Tournament of Champions event during the 2023 World Series of Poker tournament in Las Vegas. NLH and PLO cash games are offered 15 hours per day from 3pm to 6am at Casino Royale tournament area. 

An all-inclusive poker vacation at Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, Casino & Spa in St Maarten is ideal for couples, families and groups alike as one rate includes all beverages and tropical drinks in all bars including the swim-up pool bar, all meals including à la carte menus and sumptuous buffets, lively entertainment, and more. Casino Royale, for ages 18 and older, include a mini satellite casino in the resort’s lobby with its main casino—featuring 21 gaming tables, 300 slot machines, a private “high-roller” area, Poker Room, and theatre—located across from the resort in Maho Village. Casino Royale is at the heart of Maho Village, the entertainment district of Sint Maarten redefining entertainment, dining, shopping and gaming in a vibrant resort atmosphere. Open daily from 1pm to 3am, Casino Royale offers complimentary valet parking for casino players or closed parking at Maho Village at an additional rate. 

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About Sonesta Resorts Sint Maarten and Casino Royale

The all-inclusive Sonesta Resorts Sint Maarten features two stunning oceanfront properties including the fun-for-all-ages Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, and the luxury, all-suite, adults-only Sonesta Ocean Point Resort. Both resorts boast spacious accommodations, a variety of dining options and bars, multiple pools, indoor and outdoor wedding, events and meeting venues, fitness and wellness programs, complemented by authentic service, lively entertainment and daily activities. Optional resort amenities and facilities such as the signature Serenity Spa, the Nexus tour desk and Dollar/Thrifty rental cars are available to enhance the overall resort and island experience. 

Deemed as a destination within a destination, the resorts are located at the heart of Maho Village, which is within walking distance to shopping, dining, bars and Casino Royale, which boasts over 21,000 square-feet of gaming and offers over 21 gaming tables and 300 slot machines, a private “high-roller” area, VIP packages, screenings, Poker Room, theatre with free shows weekly and free membership with the Players Club – the most rewarding player’s program in the Caribbean with free slot play bonuses, large value rebates, hotel stays, fine dining and more.

Minutes from the Princess Juliana International airport (SXM) and nightlife, Sonesta Resorts Sint Maarten is situated in between the world-famous-for-plane-spotting Maho Beach and the most serene Mullet Bay Beach – two of the most popular among the 37 crystalline beaches of the dual-nation island Dutch Sint Maarten and French Saint Martin.

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