Wednesday, 12 February 2014
The first ever Sky Poker UK Poker Championship at Dusk Till Dawn is less than a week away and as we've come to expect from Rob Yong and co, there's plenty of value to be had.
The week-long festival gets under way on Monday 17th February and will offer a massive guaranteed prize pool of £800,000.Top of the bill is the £1000+£100 Main Event which features a whopping £500,000 guarantee. The first of two opening flights starts at 1pm on Wednesday 19th February.Other highlights of the packed schedule include a £3000 High Roller as well as £500 six-max, PLO and turbo contests. The full schedule is available at ukpokerchampionships.com/.There are plenty of opportunities to qualify on the cheap in live satellites at Dusk Till Dawn as well as at venues around the country. Online qualification is on offer at SkyPoker.com.One man who will be in Nottingham next week is Sam Trickett who had this to say about the event. “I am delighted that the Sky Poker UK Poker Championships are coming to Dusk Till Dawn, the club where it all began for me. This event has been a long time coming and it will be great to have an official championships like other countries do. I will be playing the High Roller, Heads Up and the Main Event, but there are also other championship events if I am unsuccessful in those. Really looking forward to working with Sky Poker and Dusk Till Dawn to promote this event.”
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