What do you want from a live poker tournament? Have a think about what would make the perfect live event for you. Would it be a friendly atmosphere with plenty of banter? Would it be being surrounded by like-minded people who are there to win, but also have a good time? Would the field not be massive, yet the prize pool still significant? If you answered yes to more than one of those questions the Sky Poker Tour could be what you are looking for.
The Sky Poker Tour prides itself on its friendly atmosphere and does not allow its relatively low buy-ins to have a negative effect on its brilliant blind structure. During the weekend of the 7th and 8th, the Sky Poker Tour heads to the North where it drops anchor in Apsers Casino, Newcastle for the latest instalment of the 2013 season.
When the Sky Poker Tour was last in Newcastle, it attracted a field of 181 players and created a prize pool of £18,000. Amazingly, these 181 entrants busted out over the course of a single day’s play, leaving Bury’s Harry Metcalfe to pick up the £4,550 first place prize.
This season’s event is spread over two days, which give the players much more room for manoeuvre and should see the stronger players – read that as you – progress even further than on previous stops.
The 2013 Sky Poker Tour Newcastle Main Event costs £110 to enter and has a guaranteed prize pool of £15,000. At time of writing, 116 of the 140 available seats are taken (the event is capped at 150 with 10 seats reserved for the casino and alternates accepted on Day 1), meaning there are still24 that can be won for much less than the £110 asking price.
Head over to the Sky Poker lobby now and you will be able to find SPT Newcastle satellites starting at only £2.40. But hurry, as soon as the 140 seats are filled, Sky Poker ends all SPT Newcastle satellites and you could be left high and dry.
In addition to being able to qualify for the Sky Poker Tour Newcastle Main Event, players who download Sky Poker via UK & Ireland PokerNews will be eligible for a massive 200% match up to £500 first deposit bonus. New customers who have used UK & Ireland PokerNews’ links can also claim a free £10 and automatically join Sky Poker’s reward scheme where you can exchange your Sky Poker Points for cash!