GUKPT rolls on to Manchester, after record breaking London leg

Published On March 1, 2019 |

Media Release: Friday 1st March 2019 

The GUKPT returns this weekend for the second leg in its 13th season and it takes place in the vibrant city of Manchester.Grosvenor Casino Bury New Road, Manchester has been an ever present on the GUKPT tour and it plays host again to the £200,000 Guaranteed GUKPT Main Event.  After record breaking numbers during the GUKPT London Leg last month we expect a big turnout.

GUKPT Manchester has been a springboard over the years for many champions who have gone on to enjoy great poker success. It has also proved a popular poker stop for some of the countries most established players.  Previous winners include Andy Hills, Ali Mallu, Sunny Chattha, Simon Moorman (father to UK Poker Superstar, Chris Moorman) and the first ever GUKPT Manchester winner, the late Dave Colclough.                    

Season 1Dave Colclough
Season 2Marc Goodwin
Season 3Simon Moorman
Season 4Kuljinder Sidhu
Season 5Peter McAdams
Season 6Lewis Hunter
Season 7Sunny Chattha
Season 8Rhys Jones
Season 9Ali Mallu
Season 10Reyaaz Mulla
Season 11Andrew Hills
Season 12Anon

Last year’s winner beat a field of 241 runners which included big names such as Katie Swift, Steve Warburton & Chris Howden (all of whom made the money). Despite taking home £68,930 after a deal was struck, the new champion decided to shun the limelight and remained anonymous.

This year the GUKPT Manchester leg kicks off this Sunday with the £20,000 GUKPT Mini Main, which now features an all new online Day 1 taking place online on Grosvenor Poker. The £200,000 Guaranteed GUKPT Main Event officially kicks off with Day1A on Thursday 6th March, giving players plenty of opportunities to still win their £1,000+110 seat. You can see the full GUKPT Manchester schedule here.

With the help of our loyal customers Grosvenor Casinos reviewed the way in which all Multi flight events were run and have since made some minor tweaks which will help enhance the playing experience for our customers. For details on these changes please click here

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