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February 2018

MET Poker Guide: What’s on in March

There’s a ton of poker on in March with events right across Europe and beyond. Many have luscious guarantees, with buy-ins to sort players of all levels.

888poker and the WPT join forces for first ever WPT500 in Europe

Small buy-ins, life-changing money and multiple chances to cash in the same event – that’s what 888poker and the World Poker Tour are bringing to Europe for the first time with the WPT500.

Unibet Open London kicks off in eight days

Unibet is kicking off Season 11 with a fantastic event at The Poker Room at London’s iconic Victoria Casino. Unibet Open London is hoping to break records for the £990 Main Event which last year attracted 419 entries, creating a £377,100 prize pool.

WPT events coming up; Fallsview this weekend

The WPT Fallsview Poker Classic Main Event takes place this weekend at the spectacular Fallsview Casino Resort.

Massive congrats to Toby Lewis

Britain’s Toby Lewis has won the biggest score of his live poker career, taking down the Aussie Millions Main Event in Melbourne for A$1,458,198 – more than £815,000.

888Live plans bumper schedule for 2018

888Live plans a huge schedule for 2018 with events right across the globe including London, Sao Paulo, Berlin and Las Vegas.

January 2018

Back to the tables for Katie Swift

Grosvenor Ambassador Katie Swift has had a busy Christmas and New Year but she is now gearing up for an exciting return to live poker at GUKPT London this week.

GUKPT Season 12 starts tomorrow

The GUKPT, the longest-running poker tour in the UK, starts its 12th season tomorrow at the Poker Room above the iconic Victoria Casino. GUKPT London runs January 28 to February 4 and includes a £200,000 guarantee Main Event starting on Thursday.

PokerStars Festival London starts tomorrow

Following an epic PCA in the Bahamas, PokerStars LIVE is back in the UK this coming week with PokerStars Festival London. The event starts tomorrow at The Hippodrome Casino with 10 tournaments on the schedule, including the £500,000 guaranteed PokerStars Festival Main Event (£990 buy-in, running January 24-28).

December 2017

Countdown to WPT European Championship

The WPT is headed for one of Europe’s most exciting cities in January with a massive poker festival at Casino Spielbank in Berlin. We are Official Travel Partner for the WPT European Championship which runs January 5 to 15 with a televised Main Event and €1,600,000 guaranteed in overall prize pools.

What’s on in January!

As the last few tournaments of 2017 wind up this weekend, poker players are already looking forward to an amazing start to 2018.

The EPT is back!

PokerStars has announced the return of the popular European Poker Tour, with its first stop in 2018 taking place in Sochi, Russia in March.

WSOP finalizes 2018 Schedule; Main Event from July 2 - 14

The 49th annual WSOP has announced its 2018 schedule with a comprehensive slate of the game’s most popular poker variations running from May 29 through to July 17.

Local hero Michael Gilbert wins Unibet UK Manchester

Local hero Michael Gilbert has won Unibet UK Poker Tour Manchester. There were 225 entries creating a guarantee-busting £45,000 prize pool. Main Event Travel is Official Travel Partner for the tour which returns next year with more fabulous stops around the UK.

Unibet UK Manchester starts Friday

The Unibet UK Poker Tour is back this week with the fifth and final stop of the year - a £40,000 guarantee event in Manchester

SuperStack ramps up schedule for 2018

SuperStack® already plans nearly 30 events next year with events right across Spain as well as in Riga, the vibrant capital of Latvia.

Partypoker set for exciting 2018

partypoker plans a bumper 2018 with live events in North America, Russia, the Caribbean and Europe. In April, partypoker MILLIONS heads to Spain for the first time with the $10,000,000 guarantee MILLIONS Grand Final in Barcelona from April 7-15.

November 2017

GUKPT crowns Season 11 with massive Grand Final in London; Season 12 starts January 28

Season 11 of the GUKPT ended in dramatic style at the weekend when Ahmed ‘Lella’ Abdella beat Jamie ‘Boz’ O’Connor heads up for the title of Grand Final champion.

What's on in December

With a host of events in glamorous European cities, along with events in the UK and amazing destinations worldwide, there are plenty of ways to bring 2017 to an exciting end! December offers a perfect month of poker, whatever your budget; we’re looking forward to some cracking events.

GUKPT 2017 “best yet” says Jeff Kimber

GUKPT celebrates "best year ever" with £400k guarantee Grand Final Main Event from tomorrow at the Poker Room above the Victoria Casino in London

GUKPT Grand Final starts Sunday

One of the best UK tourneys of the year starts on Sunday with the GUKPT Grand Final at the Poker Room above the iconic Victoria Casino. The event runs November 19 to 26 and features a £400,000 guarantee Main Event along with £25,000 guarantee Mini Main and a host of other side events.

Fun – tick! Sun – tick! Poker – tick! It’s the Caribbean Poker Party

The eagerly-awaited Caribbean Poker Party starts today in gorgeous Playa Bavaro in Punta Cana.

Corbett wins GUKPT Blackpool

Daniel Corbett has won GUKPT Blackpool for £87,280 after defeating a 314-entry field. The next GUKPT is the London Grand Final starting next week - so bag your accommodation now.

Bag a great hotel deal for WPT Berlin today – and don’t pay a penny until late December

Our incredible WPT Berlin offer is all about flexibility: book now but cancel for FREE, right up to December 22. No deposit needed – and we’ll guarantee you the best price at the time of payment

Cash Game Festival Tallinn

Cash Game Festival Tallinn is holding its last event of the year this week with a five-day event starting Wednesday in stunning Tallinn, the capital of Estonia.

Winsor wins Mini Main at GUKPT Blackpool

After a very well-attended GUKPT Luton a month ago, GUKPT Blackpool is now under way. For many GUKPT fans – including Grosvenor Ambassador Joe Beevers – this is their favourite event of the year!

Farrell in top 10 – and two Brits leading at WSOPE

Niall Farrell is on track for another amazing result at the WSOPE in Rozvadov after winning his first ever gold bracelet in the €25k High Roller five days ago.

WPTDeepstacks making Brussels debut!

The first ever WPTDeepStacks Brussels event is running from now until November 12. We are the tour’s Official Travel Partner and have dozens of hotels near Grand Casino Brussels Viage.

Farrell wins WSOPE High Roller  and first bracelet

Niall Farrell brought the WSOP home to Scotland last night, winning the country’s first ever WSOP gold bracelet, as well as becoming the latest player to complete poker’s live Triple Crown.

October 2017

WPT Montreal is under way

Fancy a trip to Quebec? WPT Montreal features a 17-event schedule at the Playground Poker Club running through to November 16 – including a $2 million guarantee Main Event.