Wednesday, 30 October 2013
Sky Poker has teamed up Dusk Till Dawn for the inaugural UK Poker Championship which will be hosted at the Nottingham super club next February.
The highlight of the seven-day festival is undoubtedly the £1,000+£100 Main Event which will feature a massive guaranteed prize pool of £500,000. A busy side event schedule will include PLO, six-max, heads up and high roller tournaments in addition to a raft of live Main Event qualifiers. The winner of a UK Poker Festival leaderboard will also secure themselves a $15,000 Las Vegas Holiday Package. “Everyone at Sky Poker is really excited about the UK Poker Championships,” said Richard Milner, Head of Sky Poker. “It will be the biggest live event we have ever had and comes hot on the heels of another successful season of the Sky Poker Tour, which culminated in our Grand Final, also at DTD” “It also comes at a time when there are many other exciting developments to our poker product and promotions at skypoker.com. We’re delighted to be working with Rob and his great team at DTD on this event - we’ve had many excellent events there in the past and this will be even bigger and better!” The complete schedule is as follows: Monday 17th Feb 8pm Main Event Mega Satellite £100 + £10 Tuesday 18th Feb 1pm High Roller Mega Satellite £300 + £306pm High Roller – Day 1 (2 day event) £3000 + £1508pm Main Event Mega Satellite £100 + £10 Wednesday 19th Feb 1pm Main Event - Day 1a (4 day event) £1000 + £1002pm High Roller – Day 28pm Main Event Mega Satellite £100 + £10 Thursday 20th Feb 1pm Main Event – Day 1b Heads-up (by arrangement) £500 + £50 Friday 21st Feb 1pm Main Event - Day 22pm Pot Limit Omaha – Day 1 (2 day event) £500 + £50 Saturday 22nd Feb 1pm Main Event – Day 32pm Pot Limit Omaha – Day 22pm Six Max – Day 1 (2 day event) £500 + £50 Sunday 23rd Feb 1pm Main Event – Day 42pm Six-Max – Day 22pm Turbo NLHE £500 + £50 There's plenty of online action on offer at Sky Poker at the moment in the form of the latest UKOPS festival. A total of £250,000 in prize money is guaranteed between now and 3 November in 30 events. There is something to suit all bankrolls including deep stacks and turbos, freezeouts and rebuys, and a £25,000 High Roller event. The series culminates in a £110 buy-in, £40,000 guaranteed Main Event at 8pm on Sunday 3 November. The full schedule is available at Sky Poker's UKOPS page. New players signing up at Sky Poker via Bluff Europe can enjoy a 200% first deposit bonus up to £500 as well as a free £20 and entry into freerolls worth £1,500.
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