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November 2017

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.

Master Classics of Poker Amsterdam starts November 12

The Master Classics of Poker kicks off in Amsterdam with a two-week festival running November 12-26. Amsterdam is such a fun city to visit – and we have a stack of hotels close to the MCOP tournament venue. Bag your room now for this great event.

GUKPT wraps up 2017 in Blackpool and London

The GUKPT heads off to Blackpool next month for one of the most popular events of the year. For many GUKPT fans, GUKPT Blackpool is their favourite event – it’s party time in a party town!

Battle of Malta starts next week

One of Europe’s most successful and popular poker events kicks off next week with the 2017 Battle of Malta.

Edinburgh folks! Don’t miss top charity DJ night on December 23

We're supporting a massive charity night in Edinburgh in December featuring top DJ Jack Eye Jones. Not one to be missed!

What’s on in November!

Jazz up your November with a fun poker event! It’s all sparkle, glitz and glamorous trips abroad next month with a raft of great poker events in the UK, Europe and worldwide.

Tom Hall wins 888Live London

British poker pro and commentator Tom Hall is the new 888Live London champion after a heads-up marathon on the final day. The £78,888 first prize was one of the biggest wins Hall has ever achieved on home soil and is his first major UK title.

Eames snags first GUKPT title in Luton

John Eames has won his first GUKPT title after a dominating performance on yesterday’s final table in Luton. The next GUKPT is GUKPT Blackpool from November 5-12 so bag your accommodation early!

Fraser stacked up for Day 2 of 888Live London Main Event

MainEventTravel CEO Fraser MacIntyre is among the big stacks at the end of Day 1c of the 888Live London Festival. MacIntyre has 107,600 – just above WSOP hero John Hesp who bagged up 86,600 last night after a day on the feature table.

Kassouf leads GUKPT Luton

Ebullient Grosvenor Ambassador Will “Like A Boss” Kassouf is chip leader for Day 2 of GUKPT Luton with 202,000.

Christopher Kyriacou wins 888Live London Festival Opening Event

The 888Live London Festival is well underway with Christopher Kyriacou winning the Opening Event for a career-best cash of £26,000. MainEventTravel is the Official Travel Partner for 888Live London offering great hotel deals near Aspers – including the Holiday Inn, Ibis and Westbridge.

Smain Mamouni beats tough field to take down WPTDeepstacks Marrakech

Smain Mamouni saw off a field of 433 players to take down the WPTDeepStacks Marrakech Main Event for a million Moroccan Dirham and become the fourth winner on the inaugural WPTDeepStacks Europe season. Next up: Brussels!

GUKPT Luton starts tomorrow

After a record-breaking GUKPT Leeds, the GUKPT is now off to Luton with Leg 8 of the 2017 tour. GUKPT Luton starting tomorrow (October 8) so bag your accommodation now! WPTDeepstacks Marrakech starts Friday

Get yourself some last-minute sun this weekend at WPTDeepStacks Marrakech. We have tons of gorgeous riads and hotels close to the Casino so book now for your trip to Morocco.

Cash Game Festival Dublin next week

Let the Guinness flow! Cash Game Festival is heading to Ireland for the first time next week. Cash Game Festival Dublin easily promises to be one of the liveliest events of the year.

888Live heads back to London

888Live is heading back to London this week with a giant festival at Aspers Casino offering $800,000 in guaranteed prize pools across ten events. Starts Thursday, October 5.

Always the bridesmaid …

MainEventTravel CEO Fraser MacIntyre has notched another big cash after finishing second in the €2,200 PokerStars Festival Dublin National High Roller.

September 2017

PokerStars Festival Dublin underway

The €700,000 guarantee PokerStars Festival Dublin is well underway attracting 137 entries for Day 1a of the €1,100 event yesterday.

What’s on in October

Yup - summer is over - but the poker calendar is only just starting to rev up! Now's a great time to check out what fun tournaments are coming up this Autumn. Feast your eyes on October's poker schedule.

Amazing exotic locations lined up for WPT

The WPT is heading to some beautiful and exotic locations this Autumn with a return visit to South Korea, the WPTDeepstacks festival in Marrakech and historic first trips to Uruguay and India.