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September 2017

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.

Leung Cheung wins record-breaking GUKPT Leeds

Leung Cheung has won a record-breaking GUKPT in Leeds for £37,900. Next up is £200 guarantee GUKPT Luton from October 8-15.

Fraser stacked up for GUKPT Leeds Day 2

MainEventTravel CEO Fraser MacIntyre is one of the big stacks for Day 2 at GUKPT Leeds after accumulating 108,800 yesterday.

Harvey leads GUKPT Leeds Day 1a

Grosvenor Ambassador Jeff Kimber is in the top ten at the end of GUKPT Leeds Day 1a; also still in is GUKPT Passport winner Andy Hills. Day 1b starts at 1pm.

GUKPT Leeds £100k Main Event starts today!

There is still plenty of time to get to Leeds for what promises to be one of the best GUKPT events of the year: Day 1a of £100k Main Event today

Sinclair and Jackson make Day 4 at partypoker MILLIONS Russia

Amid a sea of largely Eastern European names, British players Paul Jackson and Jack Sinclair are still in contention for the $1,000,000 top prize at partypoker MILLIONS Russia.

PokerStars MEGASTACK breaks records in France

It’s another one for the history books as PokerStars’ popular new grassroots MEGASTACK tour has broken France’s all-time record for a live poker tournament.

888Live heads back to London

888Live is heading back to London next month with a giant festival at Aspers Casino offering 12 days of non-stop poker action from October 5 to 16.

Hills heads to Leeds after great 25/25 result in Blackpool

GUKPT Passport winner Andy Hills will be heading to Leeds this week following a fantastic runner-up finish in Blackpool at the Grosvenor Casino 25/25 Series.

Still some tickets left for Redtooth Poker Tour Malta

After a sell-out Leg 2 in Bournemouth in August, the Redtooth Poker Tour is off to Malta next week. This debut European stop takes place at Casino Malta in the bustling resort of St Julians from September 15-18.

Get some sun in Malaga! Super Stack Spain runs September 21-25

Super Stack Spain is heading to Malaga once again this month with a ton of sun and fun at Casino Torrequebrada.

Debut WPTDeepstacks Portugal huge success; next stop Marrakech

Congrats to Portuguese player Francisco Lopes who has won the very first WPTDeepstacks Portugal event after beating a 250-entry field in gorgeous Vilamoura. Don’t miss forthcoming WPTDeepstacks Morocco: stunning city, beautiful hotels & riads and LOTS of poker, running September 30 to October 8.

Raphael Francisquetti wins first WPT Brasil; WPT off to Borgata!

The first-ever WPT event in South America wrapped up this week with Brazilian player Raphael Francisquetti winning on home soil. Next week, the WPT is off to Borgata!

August 2017

GUKPT makes welcome return to Leeds

As GUKPT's Official Travel Partner, we can help you find great accommodation in Leeds inc top/budget hotels. Leeds is one of the UK’s most vibrant cities: nightlife is booming and there are tons of bars, restaurants, clubs and excellent shopping.

WPTDeepstacks Vilamoura Main Event starts Thursday

The debut WPTDeepStacks Portugal Main Event starts this Thursday at the spectacular golf haven of Vilamoura. If you haven’t been to Vilamoura, we strongly recommend this gorgeous resort.

Warehouse worker wins PSC Barcelona for nearly €1 million

A 27-year-old warehouse worker from Sweden has won one of the biggest poker tournaments of the year at PSC Barcelona while FC Barcelona star Gerard Pique scored biggest ever cash.

Siddique in top 3 PSC Barcelona; Chidwick scores biggest cash

British player Usman Siddique is in the top three for Day 2 of the €7 million guarantee PokerStars Championship Barcelona Main Event.

What’s on in September!

After a relatively quiet August, poker really gets going next month with events right across Europe plus many more poker tournaments worldwide. Highlights include GUKPT Leeds, Redtooth Poker Tour Malta, the first Super Stack High Roller in Spain, WPTDeepstacks Vilamoura and Unibet Deepstack Open Vienna.

Fraser cashes in PokerStars’ biggest live tournament; Geilich 25th

MainEventTravel CEO Fraser MacIntyre cashes largest-ever live tournament in PokerStars history, Geilich 25th. €7m guarantee Main Event starts tomorrow.

MEGASTACK expands to Spain and Portugal

The popular MEGASTACK, PokerStars’ live poker series aimed at recreational players, is expanding to Iberia with new €40k guarantee stops in Valencia, Estoril and Madrid.

Don't miss our Special Offer for Super Stack Gibraltar Aug 24-27

Our Special Offer for Super Stack Gibraltar means all MainEventTravel clients get a 5% discount on board the amazing luxury Sunborn Super Yacht with a two-day stay from just £189 - a great chance to live the high life at discount prices!

Ten days to go! WPT Deepstacks Portugal starts next Friday

Ten days to go! WPTDeepStacks Europe is heading to Vilamoura in Portugal for the first time. Tons of beautiful beaches & amazing championship golf courses!

Countdown to Unibet UK Nottingham! £40k guarantee

The Unibet UK Poker Tour is back soon with a £40,000 guarantee event at Alea Casino in Nottingham from August 25-27.

Redtooth Poker Tour off to Bournemouth

Redtooth VEGAS100 2018 event comes to Bournemouth on Sunday at Grosvenor Casino Bournemouth. Tickets have sold out but RPT Malta beckons in September.

One week to go! PokerStars Championship Barcelona starts August 16

One week to go! PokerStars Championship Barcelona set for epic event in the Catalan capital with 50+ tournaments on the schedule, €13 million in guarantees - and DJ Zedd at the Player Party

Cash Game Festival Bulgaria starts today

Cash Game Festival Bulgaria starts today! Five-day of sun-drenched fun in the hugely popular Black Sea resort of Sunny Beach.

All go for Super Stack in August, special offers for stays on Gibraltar super yacht

Super Stack has THREE events on this month – taking players to Scotland, Spain and Gibraltar. All Super Stack destinations are easy and cheap to get to and we have a great Special Offer for Gibraltar!

Elliott Marais wins biggest Goliath ever

Elliott Marais has won the biggest Goliath tournament ever held after beating a record-breaking field of 6,385 players. Hull in the headlines again!

Fast and furious for Day 2 of Goliath!

This year’s Grosvenor Poker Goliath Main Event has broken records yet again with well over 6,300 entries. There were 908 players back for Day 2 including Grosvenor Ambassadors Joe Beevers, Joe Kimber and Katie Swift. There have already been more than 150 bust-outs in the first hour!

Final Day 1 at Goliath!

As the £120 buy-in Grosvenor Poker Goliath Main Event charges into the record books, doors are now open at Ricoh Arena for anyone wanting to register as an alternate for today’s final Day 1.