UK Pokernews Roundup: Main Event Bubble Bursts, UKIPT Brighton Tomorrow, and more
The Bubble Bursts in the Main Event
We are down to 574 players in the World Series of Poker Main Event and there are plenty of Brits left in the running. Everyone is guaranteed at least $24,079 for their troubles and we are getting one step closer to the first prize of $8,944,138 (Albeit via a 3 month break).
Redmond Lee is the UK player to catch at the moment, currently in 12th position with 1,184,0000 and just behind him in 21st place is JP Kelly with 1,000,000. Lots of other big names left in the field including Jamie Brown, Praz Bansi, Mark Teltscher and John Kabbaj. Click this link for the full list of survivors going into day 5.
While you are watching our Live Updates you can win money for free. That’s because Pokerstars are kindly hosting a series of $2,000 PokerNews WSOP Reporting Freerolls when the main event gets deep on July 15, 16, and 17 at 19:05 EDT. To register for the freeroll you just need a PokerStars account and the password which will be released a few hours before the tournament is to begin.
UKIPT Brighton Tomorrow
As the main event rolls on another big UK event begins with an expected massive turn out. The Pokerstars UK & Ireland Tour visits the Rendezvous Casino in Brighton for the next leg of its popular festival. The £1000+£100 main event is accompanied by six side events. The full schedule looks like this:
THURSDAY – July 15
12pm Main Event Day 1A
8pm £100 NL 1 Day Event
FRIDAY – July 16
12pm Main Event Day 1B
8pm £100 NL 1 Day Event
SATURDAY – July 17
12pm Main event Day 2
6pm £300 NL Freezeout Day 1
SUNDAY - July 18
12pm Main Event Day 3
2pm £300 NL Freezeout Day 2
4pm £200 NL Freezeout 1 Day Event
7pm £50 Super Satellite to UKIPT Edinburgh (2 seats Guaranteed)
MONDAY - July 19
6pm Main Event Final Day
7pm £50 NL Event
You can now qualify for the next leg of the tour which takes place in Edinburgh alongside the popular Fringe Festival. Satellites are running round the clock on Pokerstars.
Still Time for the Winner Poker $10,000 Freeroll this Weekend
You have until the 16th of July to qualify for the massive $10,000 Freeroll at Winner Poker via UK Pokernews. All you need to do is download Winner Poker via our links and generate 100 poker points by the 16th, then you are a shoe in for the $10k freeroll on the 18th of July at 19:35 GMT. If you miss it, we still have loads of $1,000, $5,000 and $10,000 freerolls with them all summer and beyond.