Record turnout expected as UK Poker seeks to elect its final champion of 2019

Published On November 26, 2019 |

Media Release: Tuesday 26th November 2019

As the UK braces itself for a whirlwind winter election, The GUKPT is the only candidate certain of a majority as it brings the season ending Grand Final to The Poker Room, London. 

Grosvenor casinos has pledged to make this year’s event the biggest in the tour’s 13 year history, with extraordinary commitments including:

  • Extending the festival to a full 2 weeks of poker action
  • The debut of the 1st ever £10,000+300 High Roller event
  • Boosting the Main Event Guarantee by £100,000 to reach a staggering £500,000 

A poker manifesto with more fat cheques than fact checks…

The 2019 GUKPT Grand Final Main Event kicks off this Thursday with the first of the day ones. All players can buy in directly for £2,500+150. Alternatively, there are two direct satellites running at The Poker Room tonight (Tuesday) and Wednesday with 5 x £2,650 seats guaranteed in each.

The first ever £10,000+300 buy-in High Roller is sure to attract the attention of travelling pros and starry eyed locals alike. This 2 day event kicks off this Saturday at 1pm. Check out the full festival schedule here

Who will be joining the illustrious line up of past champions that includes the likes of Marc Wright, Ben Winsor, Fabian Quoss, Kevin Allen and footballing legend Tony Cascarino? Tune in to the blog and follow the live stream for more updates from the Main Event, High Roller and more.

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