Go to Wimbledon with Boris Becker and Pokerstars.net
Finally the worlds of Tennis and Poker join forces, as Pokerstars and Boris Becker are sending two lucky players to Wimbledon to watch day one of the Tennis Championships. You can also play the legendary Tennis icon for £5,000 in a game of battleship poker.
You can qualify for this heads up match against
by qualifying in one of many tournaments running over the next three weeks to a weekly final. You can qualify every day for free at 13:00 and 19:00 UK time, or in a $1 MTT at 20:00 UK time or a $5 MTT at 14:00 every day at Pokerstars.net. Finish in first place at a Weekly Final and you will win two tickets to the first day of Wimbledon on June 22, as well as your seat in the battleship match to be held in London on June 21.
DTD GrandSlam Update
34 players remain in the excellent value Dusk Till Dawn Grand Slam which is boasting a £56,000 overlay. Some well known names remain in the field, including Jon Kalmar, Jon Conroy and Dave Penly. The top 18 will get paid today and the top ten look like this:
[I]James Mitchell 423400
Neil Cartwright 203200
Daniel Nutt 202300
William Martin 200400
Jonathan Kalmar 189400
John Conroy 180900
Mahamed Muse 158900
James Moult 140600
Barry Neville 132800
Tina Bandyle 132600
GUKPT Student Championships
More details have come out about the upcoming Grosvenor UK Poker Tour (GUKPT) Student Championships on November 11th. The free event will be at the G Casino in Blackpool during the larger GUKPT Festival that week and all qualifiers will get their travel expenses paid for. Qualification takes place online at Blue Square and at participating Grosvenor Casinos in October.
30 places are available in total, with 20 from University society qualifiers and 10 from open qualifiers for all students. All 20 university society qualifiers will take place on Blue Square Poker, along with 2 of the open qualifiers. The remaining 3 open qualifiers will be held in the following live casino venues:
Grosvenor Casino Walsall Sunday 24th October @ 3pm
Grosvenor Casino Bolton Sunday 24th October @ 3pm
Grosvenor Casino Brighton Sunday 31st October @ 3pm
The winner will be crowned 2009 GUKPT Student Champion and will receive a GUKPT tablet trophy and entry to the £100,000 Champion of Champions tournament plus expenses.