A big weekend is brewing on these shores with a number of lucrative festivals starting yesterday. The pros will be spoilt for choice this week, which means that the sharks will be spread out across the country and no one event should be too intimidating. There is an event this weekend for all bankrolls so get your A-Z ready and check these schedules out.
Winter Festival – Napoleons Owlerton Casino, Sheffield
This quarterly offering from Napoleons has the same schedule which has proved popular in the previous events.
Wednesday 14th Nov 8.00pm- £100+10 Rebuy No Limit Hold'em
Thursday 15th Nov 8.00pm - £300+25 Freeze Out No Limit Hold'em
Friday 16th Nov 8.00pm - £500+30 Double Chance No Limit Hold'em
GUKPT – Grosvenor Casino, Blackpool
The most popular poker tour in the UK makes its penultimate stop of the year in the city of sin that is Blackpool. The side events have already started and the rest of the schedule looks like this:
Wednesday 14th Nov 6.45pm - £250 Pot Limit Omaha – One rebuy or addon
Thursday 15th Nov 2.45pm - £1000+50 Main Event Day 1A– Freeze Out No Limit Hold'em
Friday 16th Nov 2.45pm - £1000+50 Main Event – Day 1B Freeze Out No Limit Hold'em
Saturday 17th Nov 7.45pm - £200 Freeze Out No Limit Hold'em
Sunday 18th Nov 3.45pm - £300 Freeze Out No Limit Hold'em
(Main Event final table is on Sunday)
Blondepoker Waterford Open – Woodlands Hotel, Waterford, Ireland.
A juicy looking deep stack offering from the Emerald Isle this weekend which I am pleased to say I will be playing in. The main event is pretty much full but there are plenty of super satellites and side events on offer too:
Thursday 15th Nov 8.00pm – €100 Supersatellite to Main Event – One Rebuy Available
Friday 16th Nov 7.30pm - €500+50 Main Event - Freeze Out No Limit Hold'em
Saturday 17th Nov 6.00pm - €250+25 Freeze Out No Limit Hold'em
Sunday 18th Nov 4.00pm - €150+20 Freeze Out No Limit Hold'em
(Main Event final table on Sunday)
UK Women's Poker Tour Event 6 – Broadway Casino, Birmingham
This series of ladies only events are proving very popular with women from all over the country travelling to every stop on the tour.
Saturday 17th November - £100+10 Freeze Out No Limit Hold'em (Women Only)
Ed note: Can't make the big live tournaments this weekend? Then try some of the huge guaranteed tournaments at Mansion Poker