The Grosvenor UK Poker Tour is scheduled to take place between April 8 and 13, at Coventry’s Grosvenor G Casino.
The championship is dedicated to skilled students from the UK who can’t afford to spend thousands on big tournaments hosted in British poker rooms. The good news is that the event is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, so it should be a special edition.
This year’s Grosvenor UK Student Poker Championship (GUKPT) will feature a GBP 30 buy-in main event, as well as a GBP 100 buy-in for high rollers, a GBP 25 buy-in pot-limit Omaha and a GBP 50 buy-in six-maximum event.
Young talents competing for special prizes
The best performing university gets a special prize. In 2013, it went to the University of Central Lancashire. More than 20 teams have already signed up for this year’s edition, so competition is going to be tough. The GUKPT also includes a ladies’ tournament, as well as a whole different set of activities, such as quizzes, beer pong competitions and a ‘90s-themed party.
Every year, the event is becoming more and more popular among students. Gamblers across the country have several options to play online poker in the UK play online poker in the UK, but this is the only major championship dedicated to young talents.
Players like Rupert Elder, Alex Millar and Jack Ellwood have become famous after participating in this tournament.