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Check Out the Major Live Poker Events in the UK & Ireland During April 2016

Live poker tournaments in April 2016
  • There are 20 major live poker tournaments to play in the United Kingdom and Ireland during April 2016.

The United Kingdom and Ireland are officially into the spring months of the year, but it isn’t only the weather that is heating up, it is the live poker tournament scene, too. There are no fewer than 20 major live events taking place up and down the country, from Portsmouth to Glasgow, and the short hop across the sea to Dublin.

PokerStars’ UKIPT London festival heads to the Hippodrome Casino between April 5-10 and brings with it a 13-tournament schedule, including a £2,200 buy-in high roller event and the £770 UKIPT London Main Event.

Dusk Till Dawn and partypoker also feature heavily in the April schedule thanks to their Grand Prix Poker Tour (GPPT) and GPPT Mini tours running events. April 9-10 are the dates for the GPPT Leeds stop, which takes place at the home of Leeds United, Elland Road, with the recently launched GPPT Mini tour stopping off at Apsers in Newcastle, the Broadway Casino in Birmingham, and the Manchester 235 casino.

UK & Ireland Live Tournaments During April 2016

Mar 30-Apr 32016 Genting Poker Series Mini Leg 5Genting Casino Glasgow
Mar 31-Apr 3March 2016 Super Stack UKThe Poker Room formerly The Vic, London
Mar 31-Apr 3Grosvenor 25/25 SeriesGrosvenor G Casino Sheffield
Apr 1-3Bristol Rainbow Poker Master Series 13Rainbow Casino, Bristol
Apr 2Saturday Poker ChallengeRendezvous Casino, Brighton
Apr 4-10UK Student Poker ChampionshipsGrosvenor G Casino, Coventry
Apr 5-10UKIPT LondonHippodrome Casino, London
Apr 7-10April Monthly SpecialGrosvenor G Casino, Luton
Apr 9-10Grand Prix Poker TourElland Road Stadium, Leeds
Apr 13-172016 Genting Poker Series Mini Leg 6Genting Club Reading
Apr 13-17Grand Prix Poker Tour MiniApsers Casino, Newcastle
Apr 14-17Grosvenor 25/25 SeriesGrosvenor Portsmouth Gunwharf
Apr 14-17Grosvenor 25/25 SeriesGrosvenor G Casino, Blackpool
Apr 14-17Penthouse Poker Festival LSPkr 30/30 Series IIThe Penthouse Casino & Card Club, Dublin
Apr 16Saturday Poker ChallengeRendezvous Casino, Brighton
Apr 17-242016 Grosvenor UK Poker Tour Leg 3Grosvenor G Casino, Reading
Apr 20-24Grand Prix Poker Tour MiniBroadway Casino, Birmingham
Apr 22-May 2The AccumulatorThe Phoenix Club, Hampshire
Apr 27-May 1Grand Prix Poker Tour MiniManchester 235 Casino
Apr 28-May 1April 2016 Super Stack UKThe Poker Room formerly The Vic, London

As is usually the case, there are several Grosvenor 25/25 Series taking place, with Grosvenor G Casinos in Sheffield, Portsmouth Gunwharf, and Blackpool hosting events, while the Grosvenor UK Poker Tour’s third leg of 2016 sees a £100,000 guaranteed Main Event in Reading.

Although not open to everyone, the eagerly anticipated UK Student Poker Championships (UKSPC) run in April. We’ll be previewing the UKSPC in more detail in the coming days.

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