UK PokerNews Roundup: GUKPT Summer Series Begins, Ladbrokes Player Wins a Mini, and more
GUKPT Summer Series Begins
The popular Grosvenor UK Poker Tour Summer Series gets underway today at the Grosvenor Casino in Blackpool. The summer series is a number of lower buy-in events taking place up and down the UK for the next three months in Grosvenor Casinos. All of the events also award a Champion of Champions seat to the winner, making them a very good value option for anyone not playing in Vegas this year.
In particular the first leg in Blackpool should be fun given that the entire town is still on a high after the football team shocked the world by getting promoted to the Premiership last weekend. The tour also kicks off the Thanet leg later on this week:
Blackpool Summer Series 1a – G Casino: 26-31 May
Wednesday 26th May £150 + £15 NL Hold’em Freezeout 7.30pm 2 day
Thursday 27th May £100 + £10 NL Hold’em Rebuy 7.30pm 2 day
Friday 28th May £250 + £25 NL Hold’em Freezeout 7.30pm 2 day
Saturday 29th May £100 + £10 PL Omaha Rebuy 6.00pm 1 day
Saturday 29th May £50 NL Hold’em 1 Rebuy or Add On Super Sat to Main Event 8.30pm 1 day
Sunday 30th May £500 + £50 NL Hold’em Freezeout Main Event 2.00pm 2 day
Sunday 30th May £50 NL Hold’em Rebuy Super Satellite to £1,000 GUKPT Main Tour Event 8.30pm 1 day
Monday 31st May £100 + £10 NL Hold’em Bounty Freezeout 5.00pm
Thanet Summer Series 1b – G Casino: 28-31 May
Friday 28th May £200 + £20 NL Hold’em Freezeout 7.30pm – 2 day
Saturday 29th May £150 + £15 NL Hold’em Freezeout 7.30pm – 1 day
Sunday 30th May £300 + £30 NL Hold’em Freezeout Main Event 2.00pm 2 day
Sunday 30th May £50 NL Hold’em Rebuy Super Satellite to £1,000 GUKPT Main Tour Event 7.30pm – 1 day
Monday 31st May £100 + £10 NL Hold’em Bounty Freezeout 5.00pm 1 day
You can qualify for the GUKPT event of your choice in one of three weekly satellites on Blue Square Poker on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. You can also buy in direct online at Blue Square for ALL GUKPT events including side events.
Ladbrokes Player scoops £14,000 Mini in Celebration of the Great British Pound
A Surrey based player was celebrating yesterday when he won a Mini Cooper on Ladbrokes. Simulacrum won the ‘Win a Mini’ promotion in February, he commented after the win “I saw the promotion advertised on the Ladbrokespoker website but I nearly didn’t enter as I never win competitions. When Ladbrokes called me to say I had won I thought it was a wind up!”
Kate McLennan, Head of Ladbrokespoker said, “It’s our mission to bring poker to the people, which is why we’re committed to offering the web’s best and most exciting promotions. We’re thrilled to be giving away this fantastic Mini Cooper and have got more brilliant poker promotions coming up. So, whether you’re a poker newbie or poker pro, there’s never been a better time to check out Ladbrokespoker.com.”
If you are a fan of Ladbrokes Poker, check out their weekly PokerRadio show tonight.
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