UKIPT Newcastle starts today

UKIPT Newcastle starts today

Wednesday, 5 September 2012

Sure to be an exciting stop, the PokerStars UK and Ireland Poker Tour (UKIPT) hits Newcastle this week. The first day of the Main Event begins tomorrow at the city’s Aspers Casino with the six-day festival culminating on Monday 10th September with the £770 Main Event Final Table and the Charity Event.

The side event action starts this evening with £100 six max tournament starting at 6pm followed at 9pm by a £50 rebuy satellite into the Main Event. Other tournaments scheduled include turbo, bounty and PLO affairs as well as a £2,000 High Roller. As always, cash games running throughout the six days.

Last year's champion Richard Sinclair, took home £67,000 and then actually went on to win the UKIPT Champion of Champions event of that season. In doing so he received free buy-ins and accommodation for all of the UKIPT season stops for this season.

All the details of this year’s event can be found here.

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