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GUKPT Heads to Reading for the Fifth Leg of the 2013 Season


The fifth leg of the 2013 Grosvenor UK Poker Tour (GUKPT) takes place at the G Casino Reading between June 16 and June 23. Featuring 14 events (including satellites) with buy-ins ranging from £30 up to £550, the GUKPT Reading festival has something to offer players of all bankroll and skill levels.

Chris Green is the General Manager of the G Casino Reading and he will be pulling out all the stops to ensure that the GUKPT, which heads to Reading for the first time in its seven-season history, returns again and again to Berkshire.

Kicking off the festival on Sunday 16 June is a £30+£5 satellite to the Main Event that guarantees no less than 10 seats worth £550 each. This particular satellite is usually very popular and is a great way to gain entry to the Main Event cheaply.

The first non-satellite event runs on Monday 17 June at 19:30 and costs £75+£8 to buy into. Players in this tournament receive 7,500 chips and play to a 25 minute clock. Like all non-satellite events, including the Main Event, the £75+£8 tournament is played to a re-entry format maximising your chances of making into the money places and beyond.

The three-day £550 Main Event starts at 12:00 on Thursday 20 June and continues through to Sunday 23 June. Everyone in the GUKPT Reading Main Event receives a generous stack of 20,000 chips and plays to a 60-minute clock. Should you somehow manage to dust off your stack within the first six levels you are allowed to re-enter on the same day or buy back in on Day 1b.

2013 GUKPT Reading Schedule

Sun 16 Jun19:30£30+£5 Satellite to the Main Event10 seats GTD
Mon 17 Jun16:00£30 rebuy Satellite to Main EventNo Rake
Mon 17 Jun19:30£75+£5 NL Hold’em 
Tue 18 Jun16:00£30 rebuy Satellite to Main EventNo Rake
Tue 18 Jun19:30£100+£10 NL Hold’em 
Wed 19 Jun16:00£30 rebuy Satellite to Main EventNo Rake
Wed 19 Jun19:30£100+£10 NL Hold’emSix-Max
Wed 19 Jun20:00£50+£5 Super Satellite to Main Event 
Thu 20 Jun12:00£550 GUKPT Reading Main Event Day 1a 
Thu 20 Jun16:00£30 rebuy Satellite to Main EventNo Rake
Thu 20 Jun18:00£75+£7 Pot Limit Omaha 
Fri 21 Jun12:00£550 GUKPT Reading Main Event Day 1b 
Fri 21 Jun21:00£100+10 NL Hold’em 
Sat 22 Jun12:00GUKPT Reading Main Event Day 2 
Sat 22 Jun18:00£200+£20 NL Hold’em 
Sun 23 Jun12:00GUKPT Reading Main Event Day 3 
Sun 23 Jun16:00£75+£5 NL Hold’em 

Keep your browsers locked to UK & Ireland PokerNews during the GUKPT Reading festival as we bring you daily recaps from the £550 Main Event.

Remember, you can also qualify for the various GUKPT events online at Grosvenor Poker. Download Grosvenor Poker via PokerNews and you will be eligible for a 100% match up to £500 first deposit bonus.

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