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Major Live Poker Tournaments in the UK & Ireland During December 2016

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  • Looking to play live poker tournaments during December? Check out this schedule on UK & Ireland PokerNews.

The year is rapidly drawing to a close, but the live poker scene is not showing many signs of slowing down with several major tournaments taking place in the United Kingdom and Ireland during December.

Dusk Till Dawn, Nottingham, is running two massive tournaments with combined guaranteed prize pools of £550,000. The first is the £300,000 Deepstack, an £550 ($675 if you play an online Day 1 at Partypoker) event that is sure to attract a huge field on December 2 through to December 4.

Nine days after the £300,000 Deepstack crowns its champion, Dusk Till Dawn hosts the £250,000 guaranteed Xmas Grand Prix, itself an £80+£10 ($109) buy in tournament that is played both at DTD and online at partypoker.

Major Live Poker Tournaments in December 2016

DateTournamentLocation
December 1-4Grosvenor 25/25 SeriesGrosvenor Casino Westgate, Leeds
December 1-4Xmas CountdownGenting Casino Luton, Luton
December 2-4£300,000 DeepstackDusk Till Dawn, Nottingham
December 7-112016 Genting Poker SeriesGenting Club Sheffield, Sheffield
December 8-11Macau Cork Xmas Poker FestivalMacau Sporting Club, Cork
December 8-11Grosvenor 25/25 SeriesGrosvenor G Casino, Newcastle
December 8-11Grosvenor 25/25 SeriesGrosvenor G Casino, Thanet
December 8-11Grosvenor 25/25 SeriesGrosvenor Casino Riverside, Salford
December 9-11Unibet UK Poker Tour 2016Manchester 235, Manchester
December 13-18Xmas Grand PrixDusk Till Dawn, Nottingham
December 15-18December Super Stack UKThe Poker Room formerly The Vic
December 21Christmas Cracker Day 1aGrosvenor G Casino, Dundee
December 22Christmas Cracker Day 1bGrosvenor Casino Merchant City, Glasgow
December 23Christmas Cracker Day 1cGrosvenor G Casino, Aberdeen
December 23Christmas Cracker Day 1dGrosvenor Maybury Casino, Edinburgh
December 26Christmas Cracker Day 1eGrosvenor G Casino, Dundee
December 27Christmas Cracker Final DayGrosvenor G Casino, Dundee
December 27Christmas One Day SpecialClonmel Park Hotel, Clonmel
December 29Winter One Day SpecialGreen Isle Hotel, Dublin

The ever-popular Grosvenor 25/25 Series takes place at four Grosvenor Casinos around the country. Tournament specialists can play for a share of a guaranteed £25,000 prize pool in Leeds, Newcastle, Thanet, and Salford.

Also taking place in December is the final leg of the 2016 Genting Poker Series. Leg 16 is held at the Genting Club Sheffield, costs £440 to enter and features a £100,000 guaranteed prize pool. Previous GPS events I Sheffield have drawn bumper crowds and this latest edition should be no different.

Other key tournaments include the multi-venue Christmas Cracker in Dundee, Glasgow, Aberdeen, and Edinburgh, while Irish grinders can head to Clonmel on December 27 for the Christmas One Day Special and Dublin on December 29 for the Winter One Day Special.

You may also want to check out the satellites at Unibet Poker because the Unibet UK Poker Tour sets sail for the Manchester 235 casino, taking with it a £220 Main Event with a £40,000 guaranteed prize pool.

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