2018 Goliath Dates and schedule revealed

Published On April 16, 2018 |

Grosvenor Casinos can exclusively reveal details for this year’s record breaking Goliath. This will be the 11th year running the Goliath will be taking place at the Casino Coventry in the Ricoh Arena. The 11-day festival takes place from 25th July to 6th August and will feature an array of events including the largest live poker tournament outside of the USA, the Goliath Main Event. This year Grosvenor Casinos will be guaranteeing the Goliath Main Event First Prize at £100,000 – a staggering prize for a £100+25 event.

This year will see the extremely exciting addition to the line-up of 2 new events – the Grosvenor UK women’s poker championship (GUKWPC) and the Grosvenor UK seniors’ poker championship (GUKSPC).

For more details on how to win your Goliath seat plus travel and accommodation details and more click here

The 2018 Goliath Schedule can be found below. Alternatively click on any of the following days for instant access: WEDNESDAY 25th JULY| THURSDAY 26th JULY| FRIDAY 27th JULY| SATURDAY 28th JULY|SUNDAY 29th JULY| MONDAY 30th JULY| TUESDAY 31st JULY| WEDNESDAY 1st AUGUST| THURSDAY 2nd AUGUST| FRIDAY 3rd AUGUST| SATURDAY 4th AUGUST| SUNDAY 5th AUGUST|

2018 Goliath SCHEDULE
Wednesday 25th July
Event: National 25/50 Event Flight A – Online only
Venue: Online on Grosvenorpoker.com
Buy-in: £200+25
Start time: 7.00pm
Re–entry: Unlimited
Entry period 120 mins
Days: 2 days
Levels on Day 1: 12
Clock: 20min
Blinds start at 50/100
Starting stack: 25,000

Thursday 26th July
Event: National 25/50 Event Flight B
Venue: in club poker and sports room only
Buy-in: £200+25
Start time: 7.00pm
Re–entry: Unlimited
Entry Period: 270 mins (6 levels + break)
Days: 2 day
Levels: 12 levels
Clock: 40 mins
Blinds start at 50/100
Starting stack: 25,000
Breaks: 9.00pm, 2nd break is end of level 6, 11.15pm, 3rd break is end of level 9, 1.30am, finish at 3.45am

Friday 27th July
Event: National 25/50 Event Flight C
Venue: in club poker and sports room only
Buy-in: £200+25
Start time: 7.00pm
Re–entry: Unlimited
Entry Period: 270 mins (6 levels + break)
Days: 2 day
Levels: 12 levels
Clock: 40 mins
Blinds start at 50/100
Starting stack: 25,000
Breaks: 9.00pm, 2nd break is end of level 6, 11.15pm, 3rd break is end of level 9, 1.30am, finish at 3.45am

Saturday 28th July
Event: Flip ’n’ Go
Venue: Sports room
Buy-in: Various buy-ins – £13 for Goliath Main Event, £23 for 25/50 and £34 for High Roller
Start time: 10.00am
Duration: 60 Mins
Finish time: 11:00am
Event: Goliath Main Event Flight A
Venue: Hall 3
Buy-in: £100+25
Guarantee: £100,000 First Prize
Start time: 11.00am
Re–entry: Unlimited
Entry Period: 270 mins (6 levels + break)
Days: 3 day
Levels: 15 levels
Clock: 40 mins
Starting stack: 25,000
Breaks: First break is 1:00pm, all subsequent breaks will be every 3 levels / 2 hours and last for 20 mins. An hour long Dinner break will take place after level 9/5:40pm
Finish: 11:00pm
Event: £25,000 Redtooth
Venue: Hall 5
Buy-in: £80+15
Guarantee: £25,000
Start time: 12.00pm
Re–entry: 1 Re-entry during late registration
Entry Period: 145 mins (4 levels + break)
Days: 1 day
Clock: 30 mins
Blinds start: 50/100
Starting stack: 25,000
Breaks: First break is 2:00pm then every 120 mins


Event: National 25/50 Event Flight D
Venue: Hall 3 and 5
Buy-in: £200+25
Start time: 7.00pm
Re–entry: Unlimited
Entry Period: 270 mins (6 levels + break)
Days: 2 day
Levels: 12 levels
Clock: 40 mins
Blinds start: 50/100
Starting stack: 25,000
Breaks: 9.00pm, 2nd break is end of level 6, 11.15pm, 3rd break is end of level 9, 1.30am, finish at 3.45am

Sunday 29th July
Event: Flip ’n’ Go
Venue: Sports room
Buy-in: Various buy-ins – £13 for Goliath Main Event, £23 for 25/50 and £34 for High Roller
Start time: 10.00am
Duration: 60 Mins
Finish time: 11:00am
Event: Vegas 100 & £3,000 Redtooth
Venue: Hall 5
Buy-in: £27+8
Guarantee: Vegas100 Prizes and £3,000
Start time: 11.00am
Re–entry: No Re-entry
Entry Period: No late registration
Days: 1 day
Clock: 30 mins
Blinds start: 25/50
Starting stack: 15,000
Breaks: First break at 1:00pm, then every 120 mins
Event: Goliath Main Event Flight B
Venue: Hall 3
Buy-in: £100+25
Guarantee: £100,000 First Prize
Start time: 11.00am
Re–entry: Unlimited
Entry Period: 270 mins (6 levels + break)
Days: 3 day
Levels: 15 levels
Clock: 40 mins
Blinds start at: 50/100
Starting stack: 25,000
Breaks: First break is 1:00pm, all subsequent breaks will be every 3 levels / 2 hours and last for 20 mins. An hour long Dinner break will take place after level 9/5:40pm
Finish: 11:00pm
Event: National 25/50 Final Day
Venue: Hall 5
Start time: 1:00pm
Clock: 40 min
Breaks: First break at 3:15pm, all subsequent breaks will be every 3 levels / 2 hours and last for 15 mins
Event: Grosvenor UK women’s poker championship (GUKWPC)
Venue: Hall 3
Buy-in: £50+8
Guarantee: £5,000
Start time: 6.00pm
Re–entry: Unlimited
Entry Period: 135 mins (6 levels + break)
Days: 1 day
Clock: 6 x 20 min levels then a 30 min clock
Blinds start at: 25/50
Starting stack: 12,000
Breaks: First break at 9:30pm, all subsequent breaks will be every 4 levels / 100 mins and last for 15 mins
Event: Redtooth Win the Button
Venue: Hall 5
Buy-in: £30+10
Start time: 7.00pm
Re–entry: No re-entries
Entry Period:  135 min late registration (4 levels + break)
Days: 1 day
Clock: 20 mins
Blinds start at: 25/50
Starting stack: 10,000
Breaks: First break at 9:30pm and then every 120 mins

Monday 30th July
Event: Flip ’n’ Go
Venue: Sports room
Buy-in: Various buy-ins – £13 for Goliath Main Event, £23 for 25/50 and £34 for High Roller
Start time: 10.00am
Duration: 60 Mins
Finish time: 11:00am
Event: Goliath Main Event Flight C
Venue: Hall 3
Buy-in: £100+25
Guarantee: £100,000 First Prize
Start time: 11.00am
Re–entry: Unlimited
Entry Period: 270 mins (6 levels + break)
Days: 3 day
Levels: 15 levels
Clock: 40 mins
Blinds start at: 50/100
Starting stack: 25,000
Breaks: First break is 1:00pm, all subsequent breaks will be every 3 levels / 2 hours and last for 20 mins. An hour long Dinner break will take place after level 9/5:40pm
Finish: 11:00pm
Event: 4/5/6 Omaha (7 Max)
Venue: Hall 5
Buy-in: £30+8
Start time: 5:30pm
Re–entry: Unlimited
Entry Period: 135 min registration (3 levels + break)
Days: 1 day
Clock: 3 x 40 min then 25 min clock for all levels
Blinds start at: 25/50
Starting stack: 12,000
Breaks: First break is 7:30pm, all subsequent breaks will be every 100 mins (4 levels)

Tuesday 31st July
Event: Flip ’n’ Go
Venue: Sports room
Buy-in: Various buy-ins – £13 for Goliath Main Event, £23 for 25/50 and £34 for High Roller
Start time: 10.00am
Duration: 60 Mins
Finish time: 11:00am
Event: Goliath Main Event Flight D
Venue: Hall 3
Buy-in: £100+25
Guarantee: £100,000 First Prize
Start time: 11.00am
Re–entry: Unlimited
Entry Period: 270 mins (6 levels + break)
Days: 3 day
Levels: 15 levels
Clock: 40 mins
Starting stack: 25,000
Breaks: First break is 1:00pm, all subsequent breaks will be every 3 levels / 2 hours and last for 20 mins. An hour long Dinner break will take place after level 9/5:40pm
Finish: 11:00pm
Event: Win the Button
Venue: Hall 5
Buy-in: £30+8
Start time: 5:30pm
Re–entry: Unlimited
Entry Period:  135 min registration (4 levels + break)
Days: 1 day
Clock: 4 x 30 min then 25 min clock for all levels
Blinds start at: 25/50
Starting stack: 10,000
Breaks: First break is 7:30pm, all subsequent breaks will be every 100 mins (4 levels). Each break lasts for 15 mins

Wednesday 1st August
Event: Flip ’n’ Go
Venue: Sports room
Buy-in: Various buy-ins – £13 for Goliath Main Event, £23 for 25/50, £34 for High Roller and £57 SNG
Start time: 10.00am
Duration: 60 Mins
Finish time: 11:00am
Event: Goliath Main Event Flight E
Venue: Hall 3
Buy-in: £100+25
Guarantee: £100,000 First Prize
Start time: 11.00am
Re–entry: Unlimited
Entry Period: 270 mins (6 levels + break)
Days: 3 day
Levels: 15 levels
Clock: 40 mins
Starting stack: 25,000
Breaks: First break is 1:00pm, all subsequent breaks will be every 3 levels / 2 hours and last for 20 mins. An hour long Dinner break will take place after level 9/5:40pm
Finish: 11:00pm
Event: European Championship Of Amateur Poker (ECOAP) International Team Championship
Venue: Hall 5
Buy-in: £100+10
Start time: 2:00pm
Re–entry: No re-entries
Entry Period: No late registration
Days: 2 day
Clock: 30 min clock
Blinds start at: 25/50
Starting stack: 5,000
Breaks: First break at 4:00pm
Event: Tag Team
Venue: Hall 5
Buy-in: £60+16 per team of 2
Start time: 7:00pm
Re–entry: Unlimited re-entries
Entry Period: 135 mins (4 levels + breaks)
Days: 1 day
Clock: 4 x 30 min clock then 25 min
Blinds start at: 25/50
Starting stack: 10,000
Breaks: First break at 9:00pm, all subsequent breaks will be every 4 levels / 100 mins, Each break lasts for 15 mins.

 

Thursday 2nd August
Event: Flip ’n’ Go
Venue: Sports room
Buy-in: Various buy-ins – £13 for Goliath Main Event, £23 for 25/50, £34 for High Roller and £57 SNG
Start time: 10.00am
Duration: 60 Mins
Finish time: 11:00am
Event: Goliath Main Event Flight F
Venue: Hall 3
Buy-in: £100+25
Guarantee: £100,000 First Prize
Start time: 11.00am
Re–entry: Unlimited
Entry Period: 270 mins (6 levels + break)
Days: 3 day
Levels: 15 levels
Clock: 40 mins
Starting stack: 25,000
Breaks: First break is 1:00pm, all subsequent breaks will be every 3 levels / 2 hours and last for 20 mins. Dinner break will be at the end of level 9, for group A 5:20pm and for group B at 6:20pm, both lasting an hour.
Finish: 11:20pm
Event: European Championship Of Amateur Poker (ECOAP) International Team Championship Day 2
Venue: Hall 5
Start time: 3:00pm
Clock: 25 min clock
Break: First break at 5:05pm
Event: Joker is Wild
Venue: Hall 5
Buy-in: £50+8
Start time: 7:00pm
Re–entry: Unlimited re-entries
Entry Period: 135 mins (4 levels + breaks)
Days: 1 day
Clock: 4 x 30 min clock then 25 min
Blinds start at: 25/50
Starting stack: 10,000
Breaks: First break at 9:00pm, all subsequent breaks will be every  100 mins (4 levels). Each break lasts for 15 mins.

Friday 3rd August
Event: Flip ’n’ Go
Venue: Sports room
Buy-in: Various buy-ins – £13 for Goliath Main Event, £23 for 25/50 and £34 for High Roller
Start time: 10.00am
Duration: 60 Mins
Finish time: 11:00am
Event: Goliath Main Event Flight G
Venue: Hall 3
Buy-in: £100+25
Guarantee: £100,000 First Prize
Start time: 11.00am
Re–entry: Unlimited
Entry Period: 270 mins (6 levels + break)
Days: 3 day
Levels: 15 levels
Clock: 40 mins
Starting stack: 25,000
Breaks: First break is 1:00pm, all subsequent breaks will be every 3 levels / 2 hours and last for 20 mins. Dinner break will be at the end of level 9, for group A 5:20pm and for group B at 6:20pm, both lasting an hour.
Finish: 11:20pm

Saturday 4th August
Event: Goliath Main Event Day 2
Venue: Hall 3
Start time: 11:00am
Clock: 40 min clock
Levels: 15 min levels
Blinds start at: 4,000/8,000/1,000
Breaks: First break at 1:00pm, all subsequent breaks will be every 3 levels / 120 mins, Each break lasts for 20 mins. Dinner break will be end of level 9 at 5:40pm.
Finish: 11:00pm
Event: European Amateur Poker Championship (ECOAP) Day 1
Venue: Hall 5
Buy-in: £100+10
Start time: 5.00pm
Re–entry: No re-entry
Entry Period: late registration open till 10pm (6 levels + break)
Days: 2 day
Clock: 45 mins
Starting stack: 15,000
Breaks: First break is 7:15pm
Finish: 2:15am
Event: Super High Roller Day 1
Venue: Hall 3
Buy-in: £300+35
Start time: 7:00pm
Re–entry: Unlimited Re-entries
Entry Period: 135 mins (3 levels + break)
Days: 2 day
Clock: 3 x 40 min clock, then 35 min clock
Starting stack: 25,000
Blinds start at: 25/50
Levels: 12 levels played
Breaks: First break is 9:00pm, then every 140 mins, lasting 15 min each.
Finish: 2:45am

Sunday 5th August
Event: Goliath Final Day
Venue: Hall 3
Start time: 11:00am
Clock: 40 min clock
Breaks: First break at 1:00pm, all subsequent breaks will be every 3 levels / 120 mins, Each break lasts for 15 mins. Dinner break TBC.
Event: Super High Roller Day 2
Venue: Hall 3
Start time: 11:30am
Clock: 35 min clock
Breaks: First break at 1:50pm, all subsequent breaks will be every 4 levels / 140 mins, Each break lasts for 15 mins.
Event: European Amateur Poker Championship (ECOAP) Day 2
Venue: Hall 3
Start time: 12:00pm
Clock: 45 min clock
Breaks: First break at 3:15pm
Event: European Championship Of Amateur Poker (ECOAP): Round OF Each (NLHE /PLO)
Venue: Hall 3
Buy-in: £50+8
Start time: 12:30pm
Entry Period: Late registration open till 5:45pm (7 levels + break)
Days: 1 day
Clock: 30 min clock
Starting stack: 15,000
Blinds start at: 25/50
Breaks: First break is 3:30pm
Event: Grosvenor UK senior poker championship (GUKSPC) (Over 50)
Venue: Hall 3
Buy-in: £50+8
Start time: 1:00pm
Re-entries: Unlimited Re-entries
Entry Period: 135 mins (6 levels + break)
Days: 1 day
Clock: 6 x 20 min clock then 25 min clock
Starting stack: 12,000
Blinds start at: 25/50
Breaks: First break is 3:00pm, all subsequent breaks will be every 4 levels / 100 mins and last for 15 mins.
Event: Deep and Steep
Venue: Hall 3
Buy-in: £30+8
Start time: 2:00pm
Re-entries: Unlimited Re-entries
Entry Period: 135 mins (4 levels + break)
Days: 1 day
Clock: 4 x 30 min clock then 25 min clock
Starting stack: 20,000
Blinds start at: 25/50
Breaks: First break is 4:00pm, all subsequent breaks will be every 4 levels / 100 mins and last for 15 mins.

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