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Live Tournaments in the UK & Ireland to Kick Off 2017

Live poker tournaments in January 2017
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  • Kick 2017 off by playing and winning one or more of these live tournaments in the UK & Ireland in January.

Was one of your New Year’s resolutions to play more like poker tournaments in 2017? If so, you are in luck because there at least 15 tournaments or festivals taking place in the United Kingdom and Ireland during January, giving you the perfect opportunity to kick off 2017 in style.

Major Live Poker Tournaments in January 2017

DatesTournament / festivalVenue
January 5-8LSPkr 30/30 SeriesClayton Hotel Dublin Airport, Swords
January 6Red Lounge Re-LaunchRendezvous Casino, Brighton
January 7-15Rendezvous Poker FestivalRendezvous Casino, Brighton
January 12-15Grosvenor 25/25 SeriesGrosvenor Casino, Walsall
January 14-222017 Genting Poker Series Leg 1Genting Casino Luton
January 14-15DTD200 £100,000 GtdDusk Till Dawn, Nottingham
January 18-22Planet Earth Poker TourRegency Airport Hotel, Dublin
January 19-22Grosvenor 25/25 SeriesGrosvenor Casino Bury New Road, Manchester
January 20-22Northern Poker CupGreen Isle Hotel, Dublin
January 21-22DTD200 6-Max £100,000 GtdDusk Till Dawn, Nottingham
January 22-29PokerStars Festival LondonHippodrome Casino, London
January 26-29Grosvenor 25/25 SeriesGrosvenor Casino, Southampton
January 27-30Clonmel Coursing FestivalClonmel Park Hotel, Clonmel
January 28-29DTD200 Knockout £100,000 GtdDusk Till Dawn, Nottingham
January 29-February 52017 GUKPT Leg 1The Vic, London

The Rendezvous Casino in Brighton is the place to be between January 6-15 thanks to it hosting 10 tournaments. Each of those 10 events is sure to be well attended, especially the £110 Main Event that runs from January 13 through to January 15 and has a £10,000 guaranteed prize pool.

Two of the United Kingdom’s major tours have their opening festivals of the year in January. The 2017 Genting Poker Series gets underway with a “mini” event at the Genting Casino in Luton, while the 2017 Grosvenor UK Poker Tour gets underway on January 29 at The Poker Room formerly known as The Vic in the heart of London.

Another London-based event that you cannot afford to miss is the inaugural PokerStars Festival London at the Hippodrome Casino. Nine tournaments are scheduled for the festival, including a £400,000 guaranteed Main Event costing £990 to enter.

January also sees the launch of a new regular tournament at Dusk Till Dawn in Nottingham called the DTD200. As the name suggests, the DTD200 costs £200 (plus £20 rake) to enter. The event has a £100,000 guaranteed prize pool, which includes 20 x £550 tickets to the £6 million guaranteed MILLIONS tournament, and its format changes every week to include 6-max, a bounty tournament, and 8-max.

You can play a Day 1 to the DTD200 online at partypoker where if you Partypoker software via UK & Ireland PokerNews and use the bonus code “UKPNEWS16” when making your first deposit, you will receive a 100% up to £250 bonus.

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