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September 2019

Events worldwide with bumper WPT autumn!

It’s a packed schedule for WPT fans this Autumn with a ton of great events happening all over the world including Season 18 of the Asia-Pacific series.

Unibet UK Poker Tour in Brighton this month

Unibet UK is heading back to Brighton this month, one of the tour’s most popular stops. The tour is now in its fourth year and this will be its sixth trip to the South Coast.

Unibet Open Malta takes place this week

The Unibet Open is heading to Malta for the fourth time next week with a five-day festival at the InterContinental Hotel in St. Julian’s.

GUKPT off to Leeds on Sunday after record-breaking Goliath

After yet another record-breaking Goliath in Coventry, Grosvenor Casino’s popular GUKPT is back on the road this weekend with Leg 6 of the tour - the £100,000 guarantee GUKPT Leeds running from Sunday to September 15.

Win an amazing poker holiday for Battle of Malta!

Fancy a free holiday with your best friends on the beautiful island of Malta along with some thrilling poker action? Enter the MPN Poker Tour's amazing Battle of Malta video competition!

July 2019

Two amazing WPT events coming up in September!

September is a busy month for WPT fans with two great events happening in the UK and Vilamoura, Portugal.

Countdown to EPT Barcelona

The popular European Poker Tour Barcelona event kicks off in just six weeks with mouth-watering prize pools up for grabs from August 20 to September 1.

Satellite winner Cheuk Lee takes down biggest ever £500 GUKPT Main Event

Leg 5 of the 2019 GUKPT has gone down in history as the biggest £500 GUKPT Main Event ever held. Next stop: Goliath from July 25 to August 4.

MPN Poker Tour at Aspers from July 17

The popular MPN Poker Tour heads to London this month for its first visit in five years. The third MPNPT festival of 2019 takes place at Aspers Casino Stratford from July 17 to 21 and features a £480 buy-in Main Event with £200,000 guarantee.

GUKPT London Main Event starts tomorrow

The second GUKPT London of 2019 is under way with the flagship £100,000 guarantee Main Event starting tomorrow.

June 2019

The growth of Goliath!

Goliath is Europe’s biggest poker tournament and it’s staggering to see how much it’s grown since its launch in 2011 – especially compared to the World Series or Aussie Millions.

Battle of Malta 2019 packages on offer now

Accommodation and buy-in packages are available now for this year’s Battle of Malta giving players the chance to sort out all their travel and tournament requirements at the same time.

888poker LIVE makes debut visit to Sochi in August

888poker LIVE is heading to Sochi in Russia for the very first time in August with an unmissable poker event in this gorgeous Black Sea resort.

GUKPT London starts June 30

The second GUKPT London kicks off June 30 at the Poker Room above the iconic Victoria Casino in Edgware Road. Leg 5 of GUKPT 2019 will feature a flagship £100,000 guarantee Main Event starting July 4 and £10,000 guarantee Mini Main starting on June 30 as well as a host of other side events.

Goliath is coming! Check out our great hotel options

Goliath, Europe’s biggest poker tournament, starts at the end of next month – and we have some fantastic special hotel + buy-in offers for the final weekend of the event.

Rain getting you down? EPT Open Madrid just around the corner

It’s less than two weeks until the start of EPT Open Madrid, PokerStars’ flagship event in the gorgeous Spanish capital. Warm weather and sunshine is virtually guaranteed for this great event at Casino Gran Madrid in Torrelodones from June 22-30.

On their way to Vegas! More than 60 players win 2019 WSOP Packages on 888poker

More than 60 players have already won full 2019 WSOP Packages on 888poker – and there’s still one more chance to win this Sunday.

GUKPT Luton underway; Main Event starts Thursday

GUKPT Luton – Leg 4 of the GUKPT’s 13th season – is now underway with the £100,000 Main Event starting on Thursday.

May 2019

888poker LIVE Barcelona €550,000 guarantee Main Event starts tomorrow

888poker LIVE Barcelona, one of the most exciting tournaments on the European calendar, is underway at Casino Barcelona – with the €550,000 guarantee Main Event kicking off tomorrow.

World Series of Poker starts Tuesday

It's nearly here!!! The 50th Annual World Series of Poker starts next Tuesday, May 28, with the Main Event kicking off on July 3.

Countdown to GUKPT Luton – June 2

The countdown is on for Leg 4 of the GUKPT’s 13th season which gets underway in Luton in just ten days’ time. The overall festival starts June 2 and the £100,000 guarantee, £500 + £60 buy-in Main Event takes place June 6-9.

Unibet Open London Main Event starts tomorrow

Unibet Open London is underway at the iconic Grosvenor Victoria Casino in Edgware Road with Day 1a of the £900 + £90 Main Event kicking off tomorrow. This is the tour’s eighth visit to the UK capital and Unibet expects this year’s festival to be one of the biggest Unibet Opens ever held in the city. The event ends Sunday, May 26.

Vegas baby! MET's full summer tournament lowdown

The World Series of Poker may grab most of the poker headlines, but it’s certainly not the only big event happening in Las Vegas this summer. Overall, there are more than 1,500 tournaments in Vegas during the WSOP including big series at ARIA, the Venetian, Planet Hollywood, Golden Nugget, Binions and the Wynn

Countdown to partypoker LIVE MILLIONS North America

partypoker LIVE’s eagerly-awaited MILLIONS North America festival is now underway with the CA$5 million guarantee Main Event kicking off next Tuesday, May 21. After a hugely successful 2018 event – which saw Taylor Black triumph for $1.4 million – MILLIONS North America is certain to prove wildly popular once again.

April 2019

Less than a month until 888poker LIVE Barcelona

One of the most exciting tournaments on the European calendar is set to kick off at the end of May when 888poker LIVE Barcelona begins. The event is running May 22 through to June 3 at Casino Barcelona, now recognised as one of the best poker hotspots in the world.

Six weeks to go to World Series

With just six weeks to go before the start of the biggest poker event on the planet, it’s time to start booking your flights and accommodation. The World Series of Poker is the world’s richest and longest-running poker series and runs at the Rio this year from May 28 to July 16.

888 CNP Malaga starts April 23

Spain’s most exciting poker series – the Circuito Nacional de Poker – is off to Malaga this month with the 888.es-sponsored stop taking place at Casino Torrequebrada.

Fraser MacIntyre cashes big at WSOP-C UK at Dusk Till Dawn

MainEventTravel’s CEO Fraser MacIntyre took a break from work last week to join the fray at the first World Series of Poker circuit event in the UK. It proved a lucrative decision as the semi-pro player from Ayr in Scotland finished fifth.

Countdown to PokerStars EPT Monte Carlo

PokerStars will be back on the French Riviera at the end of this month with EPT Monte Carlo from April 25 to May 4.

UKSPC gets underway in a few days!

Students all over the country are preparing for the biggest dedicated event on their poker calendar with the return of the Grosvenor Casinos UK Student Poker Championship (UKSPC). The event takes place at Grosvenor Casino Coventry in the prestigious Ricoh Arena, with the week-long festival starting Monday, April 22 and the Main Event on April 24.

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