Let The Journey Begin on the Genting UK Poker Tour
The Genting UK Poker Tour is back for another season, and this year it promises to be bigger and better than ever! If you’re a poker player, this is definitely an event you don’t want to miss. The tour kicks off on October 1st in Manchester, and will make its way through some of the most exciting poker destinations in the country. So far, the schedule includes stops in Birmingham, London, Luton, and Blackpool.
What is the Genting UK Poker Tour and what are the different stops on the tour this year?
The Genting UK Poker Tour is a series of live poker tournaments held across the United Kingdom. This year, the tour will be making stops in Manchester, Birmingham, Newcastle, and London.
- The first stop on the Genting UK Poker Tour will be at the Victoria Gate Casino in Leeds on February 23rd. The Main Event will have a buy-in of £550 and is scheduled to run for three days.
- The second stop on the tour will be at the Resorts World Casino in Birmingham on March 17th. The Main Event here will also have a buy-in of £550 and is scheduled to run for three days as well.
Who can participate in the Genting UK Poker Tour events, and what are the buy-ins and prize pool guarantees for each event?
The Genting UK Poker Tour is open to all players aged 18 and over, with a valid passport or ID. The buy-ins for each event range from £100+£20 to £500+£50, with the Main Event having a guaranteed prize pool of £250,000.
For more information on the Genting UK Poker Tour, including the full schedule of events and satellites, please visit our website.
We look forward to seeing you on the felt!
How do you qualify for a seat at one of the Genting UK Poker Tour events, and what are the benefits of doing so?
To qualify for a seat at a Genting UK Poker Tour event, players must earn Genting Points by playing poker at any of our participating casinos. The number of Genting Points required will depend on the buy-in amount of the tournament.
Players who finish in the top 100 of a qualifying tournament will receive a ticket to the next leg of the tour. The benefits of qualifying for a seat are that you’ll get to play against some of the best poker players in the world and you’ll have a chance to win your share of over £500,000 in guaranteed prize money!
So what are you waiting for? Start earning those Genting Points today and let the journey begin!
What are some of the highlights from previous years’ Genting UK Poker Tours, and who emerged as champions in each stop on the tour?
The Genting UK Poker Tour has been running since 2006, and in that time, it has become one of the most popular poker tours in the world. The tour typically consists of six stops across the United Kingdom, with each stop featuring a main event and a range of side events.
Some of the highlights from previous years include:
- In 2006, David Vamplew emerged as champion of the first ever Genting UK Poker Tour stop in Newcastle. He took home a prize of £25,000 for his victory.
- In 2007, Peter Eastgate became the youngest ever winner of a Genting UK Poker Tour event when he won the main event in Leeds. He went on to win even more fame.
What should you expect when you attend an event on this year’s Genting UK Poker Tour, and how can you make sure that you have a great time while there)?
Well, first of all, you can expect the very best in terms of organisation and schedule. We’ve worked hard to put together a tour that offers something for everyone, with a variety of different events and formats to suit all kinds of players. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a complete beginner, we’ve got you covered.
What’s more, we’ve also lined up some fantastic prizes for this year’s tour, so there’s plenty to play for. And of course, it wouldn’t be a poker tour without some great social events too – we’ll make sure you have plenty of opportunity to mix and mingle with your fellow players throughout the week.
So what are you waiting for? Come join us on the Genting UK Poker Tour and let the journey begin! We can’t wait to see you there. By now, most of you will have.