Tuesday, 31 January 2012
The eagerly anticipated Genting Poker Series kicks off tomorrow and there are 100,000 very good reasons to head to Birmingham's Star City Casino.
The last live £20+£2 rebuy satellite takes place at 6pm on Wednesday with at least five seats into the £400+£30 Main Event guaranteed. The first of two Main Event opening day flights opens at 1pm on Thursday with a second following at the same time a day later. For their £430 buy-in, players will get a whopping starting stack of 25,000 chips and a one-hour clock with the eventual winner set to walk away with £25,000.A host of top names will be in the second city for the Genting Series opener including recent Sunday Million winner James Akenhead and Hendon Mobsters Barny and Ross Boatman and Joe Beevers.Also hitting the tables will be Hit Squadees Chaz Chattha and Karl Mahrenholz, as well we Midland poker legends Paul Jackson and Micky Wernick.The full schedule, complete with side events is as follows:Wed 1 Feb £20+£2 Rebuy Satellite - 5 Seats GTD 8pm 1 Day Thu 2 Feb £400+£30 Main Event Day 1a 1pm 3 Days Thu 2 Feb £100+£9 NLHE Side Event 7pm 1 Day Thu 2 Feb £43+£3 Turbo Satellite 10pm 1 Day Fri 3 Feb £400+£30 Main Event Day 1b 1pm 3 Days Fri 3 Feb £100+£9 NLHE Side Event 7pm 1 Day Sat 4 Feb2£400+£30 Main Event Day 2 1pm 3 Days Sat 4 Feb £150+£10 NLHE Side Event 2.30pm 2 Days Sun 5 Feb £400+£30 Main Event Final 1pm 3 Days Sun 5 Feb £150+£10 NLHE Side Event Final 2pm 2 Days Sun 5 Feb7£50+£5 NLHE Megastack Turbo 5pm 1Day
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