In February 2020, Merit Poker held its first poker festival in beautiful Merit Casino Royal Splendid, Montenegro, marking the start of the international events ever held outside of the Northern Cyprus where Merit Poker is based. The exquisite and elegant 5 star Splendid Conference & Spa Resort that hosted the series, offers modern accommodation overlooking the picturesque Adriatic Sea coast. Poker lovers from all over the world enjoyed their favorite game in one of the best in Montenegro beachfront resorts. Located in the small town of Bečići, Splendid Conference & SPA is situated only 2 kilometers from the pearl of the Adriatic, tourism capital of Montenegro – Budva, right at the seafront. The hotel has four bars and three restaurants of different cuisines, the largest SPA center in Montenegro and the Casino Royal famous around the world by the movie "Casino Royale" of the James Bond series, which was filmed in 2006 at this casino with a unique panoramic sea view on the hotel's tenth floor.