Preview: MEC Poker Open 4 – 7 April

Who will be the succesor of Danny op 't Hof as the new champion?

The second edition of the MEC Poker Open will take place at 4 – 7 April in Spa, Belgium. The firs edition was a great succes with almost 600 entries and is nominated for the Belgian Poker Event of the year! Danny op ‘t Hof was crowned as the champion and is keen to succeed his succes from last year.


The upcoming edition has some big changes. The main-event is now 4 days long instead of the previous 3 days. That means that you can enter the tournament on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Day 2 will be held at Sunday.

The buy-in for the main-event is €175,- and there are several side-events during The MEC Poker Open. Fancy a tournament with a higher buy-in? No problem! We’re introducing the High-Roller with a buy-in of €440,-. Besides the high-roller there are several tournaments under the €100,- including a new unlimited re-entry tournament of €35,- .

Qualify online on Bwin for the MEC Poker Open

We are giving you a free ticket for the MEC Poker Open satellite that will be held on the 31st March. Depost 25$ of more on Bwin with the code: MECPOKEROPEN and receive a free ticket of $11 for the MEC Poker Open satellite.

Last week we announced our partnership with Bwin. The new partnership with bwin will include online promotions, online events and satellites to future stops for bwin customers.

April marks the start of bwin poker’s first ever collaboration with this new poker tour, giving poker enthusiast from across the Belgian region lots to celebrate this year. 

The new partnership gets going from 4th -7th April at the next stop in Spa, Belgium. The final day will have a livestream you can find on the bwin poker website.

On the 31st March players can qualify for the MEC Poker Open main-event on Bwin. There is sattelite tournament in the poker lobby with a buy-in of $11 with 3 seats guarenteed! 

If you already have bought your main-event ticket, you can also choose to play the satellite! If you win a ticket in the satellite, you get your original buy-in back!

Watch the livestream at day 2 to watch your favorite pokerplayer!

Live streamed final day. 

The final day of the MEC Poker Open will have a live streamed TV table. This means that you can follow all the action live! The stream will be live on Twitch and will be hosted on several websites. 


The live stream of the final day will have two commentators. The first commentator is Tom Slikboer. Tom is a well known personality in the Belgian poker scené. He founded the APAT Belgium a couple of years ago. Currently he has a supporting function at a local pokerclub in Belgium, called Double Up

The second commentator is Roy van Boven. Poker is one of Roy his biggest hobbies. His nickname is “raging reporter” and this reveals that he is an experienced reporter. He says it’s a good thing he’s taking place in the commentary booth, because talking about poker suits him better than actually playing it.

Roy van Boven
Tom Slikboer

We can’t wait for the MEC Poker Open to start and are very excited to make it an event can remember for years. With the livestream and partnership with Bwin we expect to make this event even better and bigger than last years edition and hope to see you next week in Spa!

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