Poker players in the United Kingdom are being spoiled for choice for live poker events with the PokerStars UKIPT, the long-running GUKPT and the new kid on the block the Genting Poker Series all offering superb live tournaments with great structures for medium stakes. But just as you thought there was no more room on the calendar for another UK-based tour the London Clubs International launch the LCI 2012 UK Poker Tour.
The tour will run between Apr.26 and Oct.7 at various casino owned by London Clubs International, a Caesars Entertainment Company. The Main Events, that command buy-ins of between £220 and £550 will take place in Glasgow, Brighton, Nottingham, Leeds, London and Manchester and will have combined guaranteed prize pools of £120,000.
For those players not wanting to pay the full buy-in to each leg there will be satellite tournaments running exclusively on WSOP.com.
The LCI 2012 UK Poker Tour Schedule
|Dates||Venue||Main Event Dates||Main Event Buy-in||Guarantee|
|Sep.12-16||Casino at the Empire, London||Sep.14-16||£500+£50||£30,000|
|Oct.3-7||Manchester 235, Mancherster||Oct.6-7||£250+£25||£15,000|
Is there enough room for yet another tour on the UK calendar? Will these events be a success? We do not have long to wait in order to find out as the first event is a little over a month away!
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