March looks set to be a busy one for live poker tournament aficionados with more than a dozen events scheduled across the United Kingdom and Ireland. Looking for a live event near you? Keep reading to discover where the biggest live tournaments in March are hosted.
The ever-popular Grosvenor 25/25 Series continues during the third month of 2016 with another four stops. Glasgow, Reading, Southampton, and Sheffield all play host to the £200+£20 buy-in £25,000 guaranteed tournaments that are a hit wherever they take place.
Grosvenor casinos would be busy throughout March even without the 25/25 Series. Their casino at Manchester Bury New Road is where you’ll find the latest leg of the 2016 Grosvenor UK Poker Tour (GUKPT) while the famous Grosvenor Casino Victoria, better known simply as The Vic, opens its doors to the Unibet Open London leg, and the March 2016 Super Stack.
PokerNews’ live reporting team is heading to The Vic for the Unibet Open London festival, check out Unibet Poker for a superb sign-up bonus and to find online satellites for future Unibet events.
Major live poker tournaments during March 2016
|Feb 28-Mar 6||2016 GUKPT Manchester||Grosvenor Casino Manchester BNR|
|Feb 29-Mar 6||Unibet Open London||Grosvenor Casino Victoria|
|Mar 3-6||888Live Local Series London||Aspers Casino Westfield|
|Mar 3-6||WPT530 6-Max||Dusk Till Dawn Nottingham|
|Mar 4-6||Celtic Poker Tour Grand Final||Atlantis Casino Carlow|
|Mar 10-13||Grosvenor 25/25 Series||Grosvenor Maybury Casino|
|Mar 10-13||Grosvenor 25/25 Series||Grosvenor G Casino Reading|
|Mar 10-13||Genting Luton March Deepstack||Genting Casino Luton|
|Mar 11-20||2016 Norwegian Championships & JP Masters||Citywest Hotel Dublin|
|Mar 16-20||2016 Genting Poker Series Southend||Genting Club Southend|
|Mar 17-20||Grosvenor 25/25 Series||Grosvenor Casino Southampton|
|Mar 19-28||APAT World Championship of Amateur Poker||Aspers Casino Westfield|
|Mar 21-28||The 2016 Irish Open||Citywest Hotel Dublin|
|Mar 30-Apr 3||2016 Genting Poker Series Mini Glasgow||Genting Casino Glasgow|
|Mar 31-Apr 3||Grosvenor 25/25 Series||Grosvenor G Casino Sheffield|
|Mar 31-Apr 3||March 2016 Super Stack UK||Grosvenor Casino Victoria|
Aspers Casino Westfield is no stranger to running major live tournaments and March continues that trend with two festival on the calendar. The first takes place between March 3-6 and is the 888Live Local Series, with March 19 through March 28 dedicated to the massive APAT World Championship of Amateur Poker – we’ll have more on that huge festival nearer to it commencing.
Fans of Genting venues are well catered for, too, with an eagerly anticipated deepstack tournament in Luton between March 10-13 then a Genting Poker Series (GPS) Main Event in Southend followed by a Mini Series in Glasgow.
Perhaps the biggest event on the March schedule is the 2016 Irish Open, which is now under new ownership and guidance. Hundreds of keen poker players are set to travel to the Citywest Hotel in Dublin for what is a relaunch of Europe’s longest-running poker festival and UK & Ireland PokerNews will keep an ear to the ground during the week-long extravaganza.
Finally, Dusk Till Dawn may have only just finished running its latest major festival – the Sky Poker UK Poker Championships – but it is already preparing the Nottingham-based club for something new, namely the WPT530. Taking place between March 3-6, the WPT530 costs $520 to buy into and for that sum players receive 50,000 chips and play for a guaranteed prize pool of $250,000 plus the winner scoops a $1,100 WPT National seat. Satellites and two online Day 1s take place at partypoker, download partypoker via UK & Ireland PokerNews, use the bonus code UKPNEWS when making your first deposit and you receive a 100% up to £250 first deposit bonus.
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