Gus Hansen heads to Oxford

Gus Hansen heads to Oxford

Monday, 18 April 2011

Organisers of next month's student only Oxford Cup tournament have announced details of some very special guests, none more special than guest of honour Gus Hansen. Joining the Great Dane in the city of dreaming spires will be Big Deal author Anthony Holden and comedian, actor and Dealer's Choice playwright Patrick Marber.

If you've ever wondered what the high stakes online cash games are really like, or how to cope with multi-million dollar swings then this could be your chance as Hansen will be taking part in a Q&A session at the Oxford Union at 7.30pm on Saturday 7th May.

This year's Oxford Cup takes place on Sunday 8th May and is a £20 rebuy. The field is capped at £250 runners and is expected to sell out with players wishing to take part encouraged to register early., in association with coaching and staking site, is sponsoring this year's contest. There are some extra goodies on offer to participants including five £50 bounty prizes in the Main Event itself. Three added entries to the Goliath £100k guaranteed tournament taking place in August this year at the Coventry Ricoh Arena are up for grabs in a special “Oxford Cup Revenge” online tournament. Players will also be able to get a few tips from some of's team of pros in a special coaching clinic before the the Main Event.

For more information visit The Oxford Cup Facebook page.

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