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£1M Guaranteed WPT500 UK Kicks Off October 27

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  • The £1 million guaranteed WPT500 UK has added value for those playing the first two live Day 1s at DTD.

The first live Day 1 of the 2016 WPT500 UK kicks off at Dusk Till Dawn in Nottingham on Thursday 27 October and the get the £1 million guaranteed tournament off to the best of starts Dusk Till Dawn are running a special promotion.

Although there is an online Day 1 at Partypoker, costing $665 to enter, taking place at 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday 26 October, the first live Day 1s at Dusk Till Dawn begin at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. on Thursday 27 October.

These live Day 1s cost £550 to enter, but have added value because whoever finishes as the chip leader at the end of this pair of starting flights is awarded a £2,200 seat to the £1 million guaranteed WPT UK Main Event running in November.

2016 WPT500 UK Schedule

DateTimeTournamentVenue
Wednesday 26 October7:00pm$109 Online Satellite 20x seats GTDpartypoker
 8:00pm£55 Live Satellite 20x seats GTDDusk Till Dawn
 9:00pm$665 WPT500 Online Day 1partypoker
Thursday 27 October2:00pm£550 WPT500 Day 1Dusk Till Dawn
 7:00pm£550 WPT500 Day 1Dusk Till Dawn
 7:00pm$109 Online Satellite 20x seats GTDpartypoker
 8:00pm£55 Live Satellite 20x seats GTDDusk Till Dawn
 9:00pm$665 WPT500 Online Day 1partypoker
Friday 28 October2:00pm£550 WPT500 Day 1Dusk Till Dawn
 7:00pm$109 Online Satellite 50x seats GTDpartypoker
 7:00pm£550 WPT500 Day 1Dusk Till Dawn
 8:00pm£55 Live Satellite 20x seats GTDDusk Till Dawn
 9:00pm$665 WPT500 Online Day 1partypoker
Saturday 29 October12:00pm£550 WPT500 Day 1Dusk Till Dawn
 5:00pm£550 WPT500 Day 1Dusk Till Dawn
 7:00pm$109 Online Satellite 50x seats GTDpartypoker
 8:00pm£55 Live Satellite 20x seats GTDDusk Till Dawn
 9:00pm$665 WPT500 Online Day 1partypoker
 10:00pm£550 WPT500 Turbo Day 1Dusk Till Dawn
Sunday 30 October12:00pm£550 WPT500 Turbo Day 1Dusk Till Dawn
5:00pmWPT500 Day 2Dusk Till Dawn 
Monday 31 October2:00pmWPT500 Final Day 

This marks the third consecutive year that a WPT500 event has run at Dusk Till Dawn, and if the previous editions are anything to go by players are in for a treat.

In 2014, Eleanor Gudger walked away with £140,000 after topping a field of 2,133 entrants with Welshman Richard Harris winning the 2015 WPT500 for £150,000 after the tournament overlaid by £114,000.

The WPT UK Festival has £3 million guaranteed over three marquee events. The WPT500, inaugural Devilfish Cup and the WPT UK Main Event each have prize pool of £1 million guaranteed, while other tournaments such as the £250,000 guaranteed Deepstack, the partypoker MILLONS, and the £10,000 guaranteed Ladies Event (October 29) mean there is big money to be won in Nottingham as October draws to a close.

Qualify For the WPT500 UK Online

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