Walsall Gears Up for a £100,000 GUKPT Main Event
Leg 4 of the 2016 Grosvenor UK Poker Tour (GUKPT) sees the long-running tour take one of its festivals to the Grosvenor Casino Walsall for eight days of poker action, including a £100,000 guaranteed GUKPT Main Event.
The GUKPT Walsall festival kicks off at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday May 29 with the newest addition to its offering, the £110 buy-in Mini Main Event. This popular tournament features two starting flights, allows re-entry, sees players start their quest for glory with a 20,000 stack, and guarantees at least £10,000 will be won.
Also part of the opening day’s tournaments is the ever popular 10 seat guaranteed satellite. This rebuy event, which starts at 7:30 p.m., only costs £26 to enter yet awards at least 10 GUKPT Walsall Main Event seats worth £550 each.
2016 GUKPT Walsall Schedule
|Sunday 29 May||2:00pm||£110 Mini Main Event Day 1a|
|7:30pm||£26 Super satellite to Main Event|
|Monday 30 May||4:00pm||£26 Turbo satellite to Main Event|
|7:30pm||£110 Mini Main Event Day 1b|
|Tuesday 31 May||4:00pm||£26 Turbo satellite to Main Event|
|6:00pm||Mini Main Event final day|
|7:30pm||£82 Super satellite to Main Event|
|Wednesday 1 June||4:00pm||£26 Turbo satellite to Main Event|
|7:30pm||£110 no-limit hold’em six-max|
|Thursday 2 June||1:00pm||£550 GUKPT Walsall Main Event Day 1a|
|4:00pm||£26 Turbo satellite to Main Event|
|6:00pm||£82 Omaha 4/5/6 card Round of Each|
|Friday 3 June||1:00pm||£550 GUKPT Walsall Main Event Day 1b|
|9:00pm||£115 no-limit hold’em bounty|
|Saturday 4 June||1:00pm||GUKPT Walsall Main Event Day 2|
|6:00pm||£110 no-limit hold’em|
|Sunday 5 June||12:00pm||GUKPT Walsall Main Event final day|
|4:00pm||£82 no-limit hold’em|
Until the 2015 tour, Walsall had been ever present on the GUKPT circuit. Over the years, Walsall has been a popular stop on the tour, and has awarded some substantial prizes.