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UK Student Poker Championships Online League Starts Tonight


Student from around the United Kingdom are flocking to Grosvenor Poker tonight for the online league of the UK Student Poker Championships (UKSPC).

Running for a total of 24 weeks, the league kicks off tonight (April 7) and continues for 12 weeks before taking a break for the summer – like what students do! – and returning for a further 12 weeks.

Thanks to the UKSPC being part of the GUKPT now, this online league has some superb prizes for both individuals and for the team aspect. The eventual winner of the league will be awarded a £2,000 GUKPT Grand Final seat and a commemorative trophy, while other prizes include: a £550 GUKPT buy-in, UKSPC High roller buy-ins and more.

Tonight is a £5.50 No Limit Hold’em Freezeout, which kicks off at 19:30. The UKSPC are determined the league will see the very best student poker player emerge and will be spreading a variety of games in the coming weeks. Next week is a £2.20 rebuy with March 21 being the day of the £10+£1 Deepstack 6-max.

In addition to any prize money won from each of the league games, players will be awarded leader board points similar to those PokerStars uses for TCOOP and SCOOP leader boards. This will mean the winner picks up 100 points, with lower finishes being awarded lesser amounts. Whoever has the most points at the end of 24 weeks will be deemed the winner.

UKSPC Online league prizes for individuals

1st£2,000 GUKPT Grand Final seat + trophy
2nd£550 GUKPT Main Event seat
3-5thUKSPC 2014 High Roller entry
5-20thUKSPC 2014 Main Event buy-in

If you want to get involved in what should be an amazing league all you have to do is download Grosvenor Poker and get involved. As the name of the league suggests, the UKSPC Online is only open to university students and graduates from 2010 onwards, if you are not a student then you will not be eligible for any prizes.

Those players who download Grosvenor Poker via PokerNews will be able to claim a 100% up to $500 first deposit bonus as well as being eligible for our exclusive GUKPT freerolls. These freerolls give away £550 GUKPT Main Event seats and £55 online GUKPT Satellite seats. What a brag it would be to win the UKSPC online league and bag yourself an additional GUKPT seat via our freerolls. Let us know how you get on!

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