The GUKPT Grand Final has wrapped up at the Poker Room in London’s iconic Grosvenor Victoria Casino with British player Paul Vas Nunes scooping the top honours in the £2k Main Event. Sporting a fetching Christmas jumper, the Guildford-based pro told the Tower he’d been hoping for some gifts – and he was rewarded handsomely with a first prize of £140,000 and the GUKPT Grand Final trophy.
The GUKPT heads to London for its annual season-ending Grand Final this week, if you haven’t booked your accommodation now is the time to do it!
Financial whizz Ian Gascoigne has won the GUKPT Blackpool Main Event after a series of final table deals with runner-up Callum Gordon and third-placed Josh Radley.
There are just a few weeks before the GUKPT kicks off in the popular Lancashire seaside resort of Blackpool. GUKPT Blackpool is running from November 9 to November 19 with a feast of poker action on offer. In addition to the £1,250 GUKPT Blackpool Main Event, which gets underway on November 16, schedule highlights include a £150 + £150 + £30 Mystery Bounty, £250 Mini Main, £2k High Roller and £550 GUKPT Cup.
Cash game player Kostas Patsourakis showed he is also a whizz at live tournaments too when he took down the £1,000 buy-in GUKPT Leeds Main Event for £78,419 on Sunday night. Kostas only had one previous cash to his name prior to Leeds – a Road to PSPC event in his hometown of Newcastle four years ago.
Birmingham poker pro Stuart Rutter has claimed his second GUKPT title after taking down GUKPT Luton last night for a giant first prize of £62,368.
The next big event on the Grosvenor calendar is the GUKPT’s second visit of the year to Luton. The festival gets underway at the Grosvenor Casino on September 14 with a packed line-up of tournaments scheduled.
Weixiao Liao has won the GUKPT London Main Event for £75,501 after cutting a four-way deal with runner-up Longmao Fan, third-placed Tom Middleton and Jiaze Le who finished fourth.
GUKPT London kicks off at the Poker Room at the iconic Grosvenor Victoria Casino this week! MainEventTravel.com has teamed up with Grosvenor Poker to offer players an incredible chance to win a GUKPT London Main Event package worth £1,750.
With Goliath now wrapped after a hectic 11 days in Coventry, the flagship Grosvenor UK Poker Tour is off to the UK capital! GUKPT London is Leg 6 of this year’s tour and will be taking place at the Grosvenor Victoria’s iconic Poker Room from August 17 to August 27.
Matt Davenport, the 2022 Grosvenor Player of the Year, has won the biggest score of his career by taking down the GUKPT Main Event at Goliath for £116,200.
MainEventTravel.com has teamed up with Grosvenor Poker to offer players an incredible chance to win a GUKPT London Main Event package worth £1,750.
GUKPT London kicks off at the Poker Room at the iconic Grosvenor Victoria Casino next month and, to celebrate the release of the festival schedule, MainEventTravel.com has teamed up with Grosvenor Poker to offer players an incredible chance to win a GUKPT London Main Event package worth £1,750.
With more than 20 tournaments on the schedule, in addition to the £150 buy-in Main Event, players will be spoiled for choice at this year’s Goliath which is taking place from July 27 to August 6.
One very special trophy was handed out at GUKPT Luton last week … to mark commentator Phil “The Tower” Heald’s remarkable achievement of attending all 150 legs of the GUKPT since the tour first started in 2007.
Chris Day has won GUKPT Luton for a monster first prize of £88,150 after beating reigning Luton champion Jamie Le heads-up.
The GUKPT tour – now in its 17th season – typically visits Luton twice a year and this first edition is taking place starting today, May 25 with Day1A of the 25/50, and runs through to June 4 when the Final Day of the GUKPT Main Event and GUKPT Cup take place.
More than 25 players have won an incredible £4,000 trip to Vegas this summer thanks to Grosvenor Poker’s “Road to Vegas” promotion.
Ludovic Geilich has taken down the GUKPT Edinburgh Main Event at the Grosvenor Maybury Casino for £79,590. The Scottish superstar beat a field of 366 entries to win the event, his first GUKPT title and biggest ever GUKPT cash.
The GUKPT is heading north soon for its annual jaunt to Edinburgh. The festival is Leg 4 of this year’s 17th GUKPT season and gets underway next week with an action-packed £150 + 30 + 150 Mystery Bounty event. The £1,000 buy-in GUKPT Edinburgh Main Event starts on May 11.
Grosvenor has released the schedule for the first GUKPT Luton of the year which is taking place from May 25 to June 4.
This year’s Grosvenor Goliath festival promises to be the biggest yet after a record-breaking year in 2022. The Goliath festival is taking place slightly earlier this Summer and will run from July 27 to August 6 at the Coventry Building Society Arena in the Midlands.
Massive congrats to Lin Chen who has just taken down the GUKPT Blackpool Main Event for £65,310. It was a chop for the final three with runner-up Greg King from Ireland snagging £57,855 and third-placed Peter Charalambous winning £53,915.
Grosvenor has just announced dates for this year’s Goliath Main Event, fuelling a flurry of activity on MainEventTravel.com as people rush to book accommodation near the Coventry Building Society Arena.
Following the stonking success of the debut UK Poker Open – which created a record Main Event prize pool of nearly £1.5 million last week – Grosvenor fans are very buoyed up for the next Grosvenor event in Blackpool.
The £1 million guaranteed UK Poker Open festival gets underway in Coventry in just over one week!
GUKPT regular Cal Morreale has won the Main Event at the second leg of this year’s GUKPT in Manchester.
The countdown is on with just over two weeks to go before the £1 million guaranteed UK Poker Open festival gets underway in Coventry on February 24 with Event 1.
Leg 2 of this year’s GUKPT tournament line-up is up and running with a 10-day live event in Manchester.
There is a month to go before the inaugural UK Poker Open festival which gets underway in Coventry with the first satellite from February 19. The Main Event – known as the UK Open – starts March 1 and comes with a £1 million guaranteed prize pool.
Jonathan McCann has scored his biggest ever live cash by taking down the £1,250 buy-in GUKPT London Main Event for £89,122. The Cumbria-based player was part of an ICM three-way deal with Cal Morreale and Devan-Kumar Patel which left the title, trophy, and £10,000 to play for.
Grosvenor Poker kicks off its 2023 GUKPT tour in one week with its time-honoured starting-point in London: the Poker Room at the Grosvenor Victoria Casino.
Grosvenor Poker has released the schedule for its new UK Poker Open event which is taking place in Coventry starting February 19. The £1,000,000 guaranteed Main Event – known as the UK Open – starts on March 1 and has a £1,500 buy-in with five different starting flights.
The GUKPT Grand Final has wrapped up at the Poker Room in London’s iconic Grosvenor Victoria Casino with PLO cash game player Dan Bedson scooping the top prize of £105,000.
After a spectacular year demonstrating incredible consistency and poker acumen, Matt Davenport has won the prestigious Grosvenor Player of the Year contest and a three-year sponsorship deal with Grosvenor worth £40,000.
Grosvenor Ambassador Jamie Nixon is amongst the week one winners at The GUKPT Grand Final London, taking down his first-ever GUKPT Main Event for a career-best live cash of £93,970.
The hugely popular Grosvenor UK Poker Tour is back in London next month for its annual Christmas extravaganza at the Poker Room at the Grosvenor Victoria Casino.
Podcaster Jamie Clossick has won the GUKPT Blackpool Main Event in his home town for a bumper prize of £109,000.
For many GUKPT enthusiasts, the forthcoming festival in Blackpool is their favourite event of the year. Located at Grosvenor Casino Blackpool, the 10-day festival is a calendar highlight and the last chance to win big on the tour before December’s Grand Final in London.
One of the real stars at the GUKPT’s Luton festival last week was Macclesfield player Matt Davenport. Down to just 1.5 BBs on Day 3 with around 12 players left, he managed to recover, make the final table and finish third for £41,050.
Jamie Le won a fiercely-contested battle in Luton on Sunday night to become the latest GUKPT champion. Along with his trophy, the father-of-two from Birmingham has snagged a giant cash prize of £96,630 in the £1,100 buy-in event after beating a 353-entry field.
The second GUKPT Luton of the year gets underway at the Grosvenor Casino on Thursday with a packed schedule of tournaments planned for the ten-day festival.
There is extra excitement in store at Grosvenor’s giant Goliath festival later this month with the addition of the first ever Mystery Bounty tournament to the schedule. The three-day tournament starts on Sunday, August 28 with a £220 + £200 + £40 buy-in and is one of the highlights of the Goliath’s tenth anniversary festival, which runs from August 25 to September 4 and has been aptly dubbed “Goliath X”.
The GUKPT always gets the new poker year off to a cracking start with their traditional “Leg 1” festival at the Poker Room at the Victoria Casino in London.
The hugely popular Grosvenor UK Poker Tour is making the Poker Room at the Victoria Casino in London an absolute must-visit destination for poker players right now.