1. In which hotel am I staying?
You will be staying at the The Hard Rock Hotel Casino Punta Cana is a Resort, Casino, Spa and Golf Course nestled in the middle of the Dominican Republics’ finest beaches, boasts 1,790 spectacular rooms guaranteeing an unforgettable stay at this tropical paradise location. Known for their uncompromising all inclusive luxury, The Hard Rock Hotel Casino Punta Cana offers premium meals and beverages, private in room Jacuzzi, Wi-Fi, LCD TV and your very own private balcony from which to enjoy the amazing island views.
Please keep in mind that the Hotel may require a credit card upon check-in, as a Resort Credit Requirement.
Most citizens from the Americas and Western Europe do not need a visa to enter Dominican Republic, just a valid passport and a Tourist Card. The Tourist Card is an entry fee (US$10) charged by the Dominican Republic for those who visit the country for tourism purposes only, is valid for one use for up to 12 months following the date of purchase. It is not transferable. The same person to whom the card is issued must use it or lose it.
Most tourists will need to purchase the card, with the exception of foreigners coming from Argentina, Chile, South Korea, Ecuador, Israel, Japan, Peru and Uruguay, and those who need visas. Tourists can now purchase tourist cards (US$10) to visit the Dominican Republic online by using American Express, Visa or Mastercard, by visiting the following website: https://www.dgii.gov.do/Tturistaweb or directly at the airport upon arrival in the Dominican Republic (exact change of US$10 or EUR10 is required)
3. Extra night fee?
If you wish to stay extra nights we can certainly try to accommodate you. Please contact us in advance with this request so we get a quote for you. Extra nights are subject to hotel availability.
4. What if I bringing a friend that wants a room but is NOT playing in the tournament?
If you wish to bring a friend that will stay on a different room we can certainly try to help you. Please contact us in advance with this request so we get a quote for you. Extra rooms are subject to hotel availability.
5. How much for any additional persons in room that are NOT playing in the tournament?
If you wish to accommodate three or four persons in the same hotel room we can certainly try to help you. Please contact us in advance with this request so we get a quote for you. Triple and Quadruple occupancy rooms are subject to hotel availability.
6. Currency in Dominican Republic.
The official currency in Dominican Republic is the Dominican Peso, however you will be able to use US dollars in the hotel.
7. Are we going to offer satellites or extra tournaments live?
Yes, there will be satellites and other side events available during the Punta Cana Poker Classic. For a full schedule of the events please Click Here
8. What’s the re entry amount?
The Punta Cana Poker Classic is a re-entry tournament. If you should have a bad run of luck and be knocked out before late registration closes, you can re-enter the tournament by buying in again. Unlike rebuy tournaments, you’re considered a brand new player and you will be assigned a new seat and table where players will have no reads on your game! The re-entry format gives players multiple opportunities to win while contributing to cumulatively bigger prize pool. The Re-entry amount is the same as the buy-in ($1,650)
9. What can I purchase with my Resort Credits?
To check the Resort Credits terms and conditions please Click here
10. Do you pay for my flight?
If you win a Punta Cana Poker Classic Package with one of our sponsors, they will credit your poker account with $800.00 that can be used towards your travel expenses. Otherwise, packages purchased through us do not include expenses for flight.
11. Do you offer any discounts on airfare?
We have a 15% discount for you plus one guest when you fly with Copa Airlines. All you have to do is use Code C5924. Check out flights and fares here: Copa.com
Copa is the official Airline of the Punta Cana Poker Classic.
12. How long in advance can I book my flight?
We always recommend you book your flight as soon as possible as prices tend to increase as the dates are closer to the event.
13. What airport should I arrive at?
We suggest you book your flight to arrive at the Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ). This airport is located like 30 minutes away from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.
14. Is the transportation to and from the airport included in the package?
Yes, we will pick you up and then drop you off at the Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ). All you have to do is make sure you enter your flight information accurately at least 2 weeks prior to the start of the event; we will take care of the rest!
15. Payment methods
You can purchase your package paying with your credit card, bank wire, or by a deduction from your Winning Poker Network account -all free of charge!
16. Are my guests included in the transportation service?
Each Punta Cana Poker Classic package is for one person, thus, if you have additional guests you will have to cover their transportation fee additionally. The cost is $40.00 per person. If you need more assistance with extra guests feel free to contact our support team at:
1-800-527-3502 or 1-800-528-0699 or via e-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org