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Live Poker Tournaments in the UK & Ireland During July

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  • Looking for a major live poker tournament in the UK or Ireland during July 2016? PokerNews has you covered.

With the attention of the poker world focussed on the happenings in Las Vegas where the 2016 World Series of Poker is taking place, it is easy to forget there are some fantastic live poker tournaments running on home soil during July.

It is a busy month ahead for the team at Dusk Till Dawn and partypoker who are running no less than five events during July 2016. Four of those are the $50,000 guaranteed Grand Prix Poker Tour (GPPT) Minis at Bristol, Newcastle, Birmingham, and Glasgow, with the $250,000 guaranteed GPPT Brighton leg taking place as July ends.

There are two major tournaments in Ireland this month, namely the LSPkr 30/30 Series II and the Northern Open, both of which are in the capital city of Dublin.

888poker is another company upping the ante this coming month with three events at Aspers Casino in London. Players can choose from the 888 Max Poker Event, the 888 Summer Special, and the 888 Live Local events.

Major Live Poker Tournaments in the UK & Ireland During July

DatesTournament / FestivalLocation
Jun 26-Jul 32016 GUKPT LondonPoker Room formerly the Vic, London
Jun 29-Jul 3Grand Prix Poker Tour MiniRainbow Casino, Bristol
Jun 30-Jul 3888 Max Poker EventAspers Casino, London
Jul 6-10Grand Prix Poker Tour MiniAspers Casino, Newcastle
Jul 7-10Grosvenor 25/25 SeriesGrosvenor Maybury Casino, Edinburgh
Jul 7-10888 Summer SpecialAspers Casino, London
Jul 8-102016 Summer ClassicHippodrome Casino, London
Jul 13-172016 Genting Poker Series MiniGenting Casino Luton, Luton
Jul 14-17Grosvenor 25/25 SeriesGrosvenor Casino, Liverpool
Jul 14-17LSPkr 30/30 Series IIClayton Hotel Dublin Airport, Dublin
Jul 13-17Grand Prix Poker Tour MiniBroadway Casino, Birmingham
Jul 17-24Grand Prix Poker Tour MiniManchester 235, Manchester
Jul 21-24£10,000 GuaranteedGrosvenor G Casino, Thanet
Jul 21-24July 2016 Super Stack UKPoker Room formerly the Vic, London
Jul 28-31888 Live LocalAspers Casino, London
Jul 28-Aug 72016 Grosvenor GoliathRicoh Arena, Coventry
Jul 29-31Northern OpenGreen Isle Hotel, Dublin
Jul 30-31Grand Prix Poker Tour BrightonAmex Stadium, Brighton

Perhaps the most eagerly anticipated tournament of the month is the 2016 Grosvenor UK Poker Tour Goliath event.

A record-breaking field of 4,120 took part in the £120 buy-on event in 2015, creating a £421,000 prize pool that obliterated the £250,000 guarantee. This year, the organisers are hoping for a field of 5,000, which would be amazing if it happened.

Miikka Toikka is the reigning champion, the flying Finn bagged himself £75,800 for his victory. Will you be following in his footsteps come the end of the month?

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