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2018 GUKPT Grand Final Main Event

The Poker Room formerly The Vic, London is set to be packed to the rafter this week as the curtain comes down on another successful season of the Grosvenor UK Poker Tour(GUKPT).

All of the eight GUKPT Main Events on the 2018 tour smashed their guarantees and the organisers are hoping that trend continues as it gears up for the £400,000 guaranteed Grand Final Main Event. This £2,150 buy-in tournament runs from Nov. 22 to Nov. 25 and features two starting flights, each with unlimited re-entries.

2018 GUKPT Main Event Results

LegBuy-InEntrantsPrize poolChampionPrize
1: London£1,110433£433,000Andrew Hulme£112,400
2: Manchester£1,110241£241,000Adam Lulat£68,930
3: Edinburgh£560258£129,000Garry Stevens-Smith£36,350
4: Reading£560245£22,500Anon£35,100
5: London£560358£179,000Patrik Szabo£49,150
6: Leeds£560302£151,000Adam Owen£41,950
7: Luton£1,110304£303,796Neil Mcfayden£58,326
8: Blackpool£1,100304£304,000Yiannis Liperis£84,250

Although attendees have not been publicly names, we would fully expect the champions of Season 12’s GUKPT Main Events to head to London and continue their good run in GUKPT events. This would mean seeing the likes of Andrew Hulme, Garry Stevens-Smith, Patrik Szabo, Adam Owen, Neil Mcfayden and Yiannis Liperis descending on the English capital in an attempt to get their hands on what is likely to be a six-figure score.

All but last season’s Grand Final have paid their champion at least £108,625. The 2017 Grand Final would have followed suit had the final five players not struck a deal for the remaining prize pool, resulting in Ahmed Abdella to be crowned the tournament’s winner, a finish worth £89,000; third-placed Wenbin Chen scooped £129,000.

Previous GUKPT Grand Final Results

SeasonBuy-inEntrantsPrize poolChampionPrize
1£1,050433£433,000Leo Kam£119,590
2£3,150184£552,000Paul Foltyn£167,050
3£3,150183£549,000Tony Cascarino£168,800
4£2,625207£517,500Luong-Huu Bui£144,905
5£2,625195£487,500Fabian Quoss£119,996
6£2,625137£342,500Sam Grafton£102,700
7£2,125294£588,000Kevin Allen£158,700
8£2,125212£424,000Charlie Carrel£108,625
9£2,125321£642,000Ben Winsor£178,600
10£2,125276£552,000Marc Wright£132,380
11£2,125304£607,400Ahmed Abdella£89,000

Whoever heads to the 2018 GUKPT Main Event will be rubbing shoulders with Grosvenor Poker sponsored pros Richard Trigg, Joe Beevers, Andy Hills, Jeff Kimber and Katie Swift.

These pros will also likely be battling in the many side events running before and after the £400,000 guaranteed Grand Final Main Event, including the £275 Mini Main, a brace of bounty tournaments and a quartet of no-limit hold’em side events.

2018 GUKPT Grand Final Schedule

Sun 18 Nov3:00 p.m.£275 NL Hold’em Mini Main Day 1A£25,000 Gtd
 8:00 p.m.£110 NL Hold’em Turbo 
Mon 19 Nov5:00 p.m.£275 NL Hold’em Mini Main Day 1B£25,000 Gtd
 9:00 p.m.£110 NL Hold’em Turbo 
Tue 20 Nov6:00 p.m.Mini Main Final Day£25,000 Gtd
 7:00 p.m.£120 NL Hold’em Bounty£100 bounties
Wed 21 Nov6:00 p.m.£220 NL Hold’em 
 9:00 p.m.£275 Satellite to Main Event1 rebuy or add-on
Thu 22 Nov1:00 p.m.£2,140 NL Hold’em Main Event Day 1A£400,000 Gtd
 6:00 p.m.£275 Omaha 4/5/6 
Fri 23 Nov1:00 p.m.£2,140 NL Hold’em Main Event Day 1B£400,000 Gtd
 9:00 p.m.£115 NL Hold’em Turbo Bounty£50 bounties
Sat 24 Nov1:00 p.m.Main Event Day 2£400,000 Gtd
 4:00 p.m.£275 NL Hold’em 
Sun 25 Nov12:00 p.m.Main Event Final Day£400,000 Gtd
 4:00 p.m.£165 NL Hold’em 

Win Your Way to the 2018 GUKPT Grand Final

Grosvenor Poker is running dozens of satellites online that feed into the £2,140 buy-in GUKPT Grand Final Main Event. These satellites start from as little a £0.25 and increase to £110. The £110 buy-in satellites award £2,500 packages that consist of the £2,140 GUKPT Grand Final Main Event buy-in plus £360 cash for expenses.

Download Grosvenor Poker via UK & Ireland PokerNews, make a deposit of at least £25 to receive a 200 percent up to £700 first deposit bonus plus £30 worth of tournament tickets.

  • The £400,000 guaranteed GUKPT Grand Final Main Event kicks off in London from Nov. 22.

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