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Forget Vegas, Live Poker Is Booming in the UK & Ireland in July

Forget Vegas, Live Poker Is Booming in the UK & Ireland in July 0001

Those of you who prefer live poker tournaments to their online counterparts can forget all about the going on in Las Vegas this July because the United Kingdom and Ireland is where it is at.

July is jam-packed with tournaments up and down the country with buy-ins to suit all skill and bankroll levels. If ever you needed hard evidence that live poker is booming on our shores, July’s calendar is it.

Kicking off the month in style is the latest edition of The Deepstack at Dusk Till Dawn. Featuring three £300+£30 buy-in events, including the £300,000 guaranteed Main Event, and a £1,000+£100 High Roller, DTD is the place to head for big money action. And don’t forget that DTD owner, Rob Yong, recently wrote that he only expects 850 players to compete in this particular Main Event, meaning there should be around £45,000 of extra value to enjoy.

Some of the UK’s other big hitters are also running events and festivals in July.

888live Local heads to Newcastle, while the Amateur Poker Association & Tour (APAT) travels north of the border to Edinburgh for its Scottish Amateur Poker Championship. Back in England, the Genting Poker Series (GPS) stops off at Luton, the Grosvenor UK Poker Tour (GUKPT) kicks off in Leeds and the World Poker Tour National London festival takes place at Aspers.

Throw into the mix several Grosvenor 25/25 tournaments, and the Full Tilt International Poker Open (IPO) Cork and everything points to July being a fantastic month of poker action.

Major Live Poker Tournaments in the UK & Ireland During July 2015

DatesTournament / FestivalLocation
July 1Charity Poker NightGrosvenor G Casino, Thanet
July 2-5The DeepstackDusk Till Dawn, Nottingham
July 2-5Grosvenor 25/25 ReadingGrosvenor G Casino, Reading
July 3-5The Leinster Challenge CupAtlantis Casino, Carlow
July 3-5888Live Local Series NewcastleAspers, Newcastle
July 4-5APAT Scottish Amateur Poker ChampionshipGenting Club, Edinburgh
July 9-12Grosvenor 25/25 Series SwanseaGrosvenor Casino, Swansea
July 10-12Full Tilt International Poker Open CorkMacau Sporting Club, Cork
July 11Fight Night PokerRed Cow Hotel, Dublin
July 15-19Genting Poker Series Leg 6Genting Casino, Luton
July 16-19Grosvenor 25/25 Series LiverpoolGrosvenor Casino, Liverpool
July 16-19Grosvenor 25/25 Series SouthendGrosvenor Casino, Southend
July 16-19Grosvenor 25/25 Series GlasgowGrosvenor Casino Merchant City, Glasgow
July 24-26Super Stack UKThe Poker Room formerly The Vic, London
July 24-26Summer ClassicHippodrome, London
July 26-August 2Grosvenor UK Poker Tour LeedsGrosvenor Casino Westgate, Leeds
July 30-August 2WPT National LondonAspers Casino Westfield, London
July 31-August 2Alea Monthly SeriesAlea Glasgow, Glasgow

You can qualify for the majority of these live events from the comfort of your own home via online satellites.

It is partypoker where you’ll want to head if you want to get into any DTD event on the cheap, while Grosvenor Poker is the place to be for any Grosvenor 25/25 Series or GUKPT Leeds Main Event. Satellites for the 888Live tournaments run around the clock at 888poker and those of you wanting a cheap route into the IPO need to check out Full Tilt.

Thanks to The Hendon Mob for data used in creating this article

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