The Grosvenor UK Poker Tour (GUKPT) is the latest major live poker tour to publish its schedule for the upcoming 2014 season. Earlier this week the Genting Poker Series announced the full schedule for its third series and now the GUKPT’s plans for its eighth season are in the public domain.
The 2014 GUKPT features 10 legs, a Grand Final and the increasingly popular Goliath tournament. Gone are the Stockton, Portsmouth and Bolton stops and in come three new additions that are sure to be a hit with the GUKPT customers, Edinburgh, Leeds and Cardiff.
Season 8 kicks off in the London on February 2, 2014 with the first of four £1,000 buy-in Main Event on the calendar. From London, the 2014 GUKPT heads north to Manchester Bury New Road, then to Edinburgh, Brighton, Walsall, Leeds, Reading, Cardiff, Luton, Blackpool before going full circle and ending with the £2,000 Grand Final in London.
2014 GUKPT Schedule
|Leg||Venue||Dates||Main Event Buy-in|
|1||The London Poker Room, Edgware Road||Feb 2-9||£1,000|
|2||Grosvenor G Casino Manchester Bury New Road||Mar 2-9||£1,000|
|3||Grosvenor Casino Edinburgh Maybury||Apr 2-6||£500|
|4||Grosvenor G Casino Brighton||May 7-11||£500|
|5||Grosvenor G Casino Walsall||May 29-Jun 1||£500|
|6||Leeds Westgate||Jul 2-6||£500|
|7||Grosvenor G Casino Reading||Jul 30-Aug 3||£500|
|Special||The Goliath at G Casino Coventry||Aug 10-17||£100|
|9||Grosvenor G Casino Luton||Oct 12-19||£1,000|
|10||Grosvenor G Casino Blackpool||Nov 9-16||£1,000|
|Grand Final||The London Poker Room, Edgware Road||Nov 23-30||£2,000|
PokerNews has not been made aware if the Champion of Champions tournament will remain or what the guarantees are on each legs’ prize pool. As soon as we have more information available, we will pass it onto you.