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Live UK & Ireland Poker Tournaments in April 2017

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  • Dozens of major live poker tournaments take place in the UK and Ireland during April.

If you ever needed evidence that the live poker scene in the United Kingdom and Ireland is vibrant and booming then feast your eyes on the schedule of major live events taking place on our shores during April.

The biggest and richest event of the month is the partypoker MILLIONS festival at Dusk Till Dawn where there are combined guarantees of more than £8 million to play for. The MILLIONS Main Event features a £6 million guaranteed prize pool and a first-place prize of at least £1 million.

In addition to the huge Main Event, there are two high roller tournaments on the schedule. One costs £10,300 to enter and the other is a £2,700 buy in; both have prize pools guaranteed to be at least £1 million.

Live poker tournaments in the UK and Ireland in April

*DatesTournament/FestivalVenue
Apr. 6-9Supernova FestivalGenting Casino, Blackpool
Apr. 6-9Grosvenor 25/25 SeriesGrosvenor Casino, Southend
Apr. 6-9Grosvenor 25/25 SeriesGrosvenor Casino, Bolton
Apr. 6-9888 Max Poker EventAspers Casino, London
Apr. 7-9PokerStars Megastack LondonHippodrome Casino, London
Apr. 8-17APAT World Championship of Amateur PokerGrosvenor Casino Bury New Road, Manchester
Apr. 12-174th Special April TournamentGrosvenor G Casino, Luton
Apr. 13-17888Live Easter EditionAspers Casino, London
Apr. 14-15The Easter Poker FestivalDolmen Hotel, Carlow
Apr. 14-16Easter TournamentGenting Casino, Torquay
Apr. 14-23partypoker MILLIONSDusk Till Dawn, Nottingham
Apr. 15-17Spring Poker FestivalClayton Hotel Dublin Airport
Apr. 17April One Day SpecialGrosvenor G Casino, Luton
Apr. 19-23UK Student Poker ChampionshipsRicoh Arena, Coventry
Apr. 20-23The London DeepstackPoker Room formerly The Vic, London
Apr. 23April 2nd TournamentGrosvenor G Casino, Luton
Apr. 23-302017 GUKPT Leg 4Grosvenor Casino, Walsall
Apr. 24-302017 Genting Poker Series MiniGenting Casino, Glasgow
Apr. 27-30Mini 25/25Grosvenor G Casino, Luton
Apr. 28-May 1partypoker Grand Prix DublinClayton Hotel Dublin Airport
Apr. 29Monthly SpecialGrosvenor G Casino, Reading

partypoker and the folks at DTD are also involved in the Grand Prix Dublin festival at the Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport from Apr. 28 through to May 1. The highlight of this stop is the €150,000 guaranteed Main Event, which players can qualify for online at partypoker.

Both the Grosvenor UK Poker Tour and Genting Poker Series host legs of their 2017 tour during April. The GUKPT heads to Walsall during the final week of the month while the GPS is running one of its popular ‘mini’ events in Glasgow, Scotland.

Another highlight of the month is the Amateur Poker Association & Tour (APAT) World Championship of Amateur Poker. Eighteen events are on the schedule with several variants of poker on offer, including no-limit hold’em, pot-limit Omaha, Stud, H.O.R.S.E, Crazy Pineapple and more.

Complementing the events mentioned above are a brace of 888poker tournaments at Aspers Casino in London, four major tournaments in Luton — some say Luton is the spiritual home of British poker — a PokerStars-run Megastack event at the Hippodrome Casino and a couple of Grosvenor 25/25 Series tournaments in Southend and Bolton.

Thank you to The Hendon Mob for the information used to create this article

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