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May 2017

GUKPT Reading £100k Main Event starts today

The GUKPT Reading Main Event starts today with a £100k guarantee. Among those set to compete is Grosvenor-sponsored pro Jeff Kimber and GUKPT Passport winner Andy “LogJam” Hills who won GUKPT Manchester in March.

Congrats to Mike Sexton, new chairman of partypoker

Congrats to veteran WPT commentator and WPT champion Mike Sexton who is leaving his longtime role at the World Poker Tour to become the new Chairman of partypoker

Unibet UK Poker Tour off to Glasgow

Following the amazing event at Unibet UK Poker Tour Brighton – with three women making the final table – the Unibet UK Poker Tour is off to Glasgow.

Super Stack Spain is back! Starts June 1

Following the huge success of the last Super Stack Spain event, with 398 entries & €57,312 prize pool, we're gearing up for next Malaga stop at Casino Torrequebrada from June 1-4.

GUKPT Reading Mini Main on Day 2; Main Event Thursday

There are 34 players through to Day 2 of the GUKPT Reading Mini Main Event – and playing down to a winner today; the £100,000 guarantee Main Event starts Thursday.

Luigi Shehadeh wins 888Live Barcelona; next up: the WSOP!

Italian online pro Luigi Shehadeh has won 888Live Barcelona for €110,000. Next 888 stop is Vegas! MainEventTravel is the Official Travel Partner for all 888’s WSOP qualifiers with fantastic hotels awaiting hundreds of players

Vegas is on! – Planet Hollywood Phamous underway!!!!!

The very first major festival of this summer’s Vegas poker action is underway with the popular Planet Hollywood poker series kicking off May 25.

WSOP – all you need to know about this year’s changes!

There’s a ton of new changes for this year’s WSOP including live coverage every day and the final being played out in July rather than waiting for November. We're Official Travel Partner for all 888's WSOP qualifiers!

Cate Hall leads for final day of 888Live Barcelona; next up is 888 at WSOP!

Cate Hall is leading the final 24 in the 888Live Barcelona Main Event. MainEventTravel continues its partnership with 888poker and is the Official Travel Partner for all 888’s qualifiers with fantastic hotel packages awaiting players in Vegas.

Cash Game Festival beats records in Gib; next stop Malta

The 2017 Cash Game Festival Gibraltar at Sunborn Casino was a huge success with records being set and tied. Not long to wait until the next Cash Game Festival Gibraltar: next month with Cash Game Festival Malta from June 14-18.

GUKPT Reading underway!

GUKPT Reading is underway. We sponsor GUKPT’s all-in triangles so look out for them on the Reading live stream; the £100,000 Main Event starts on Thursday.

Alec Torelli and Will Kassouf bag big for Day 2 of 888Live Barcelona

Alec Torelli, Will Kassouf and defending champion Catalin Pop all through to Day 2 of 888Live Barcelona Main Event. 610 entries so far - eclipsing €500k gurantee

Day 2 of Cash Game Festival Gibraltar ties Sunborn Casino record

Day 2 of the debut Cash Game Festival Gibraltar has tied a new record on the Sunborn Casino luxury superyacht. We’re the Official Travel Partner for Cash Game Festival; join us on the Rock!

Congrats Fraser! Runner-up in 888Live Barcelona High Roller

MainEventTravel CEO Fraser MacIntyre is runner-up in the 888Live Make It Big Festival €2,200 High Roller in Barcelona. We're the Official Travel Partner for the festival and, if you fancy some sun, there’s still lots of time to enter the €500k guaranteed Main Event. Day 1b today at 6pm; 1c on Saturday at 3pm.

Flying the flag for Scotland and MainEventTravel: Fraser MacIntyre joint chip leader in 888Live Barcelona High Roller

MainEventTravel.com’s CEO Fraser MacIntyre is joint chip leader in the 888Live Make It Big Festival €2,200 High Roller in Barcelona.

Genting hosts fab £100k Main Event event in Westcliff

The popular Genting Poker Series is on now with a £100k guarantee Main Event in Westcliff-on-Sea on the Essex coast.

Fraser MacIntyre in top five in 888Live Barcelona High Roller

MainEventTravel.com’s Fraser MacIntyre is fourth in chips after bagging up 426,000 at the end of Day 1 of the 888Live Make It Big Festival €2,200 High Roller. Play resumes 5pm local time. MainEventTravel is 888Live’s Official Travel Partner for the festival offering great hotel deals in Barcelona.

888Live Make It Big Barcelona High Roller starts tomorrow

Alejandro Vazquez Gomez won the 888Live Poker Festival opening event after the final table players cut a nine-way ICM deal. We’re the Official Travel Partner so join us for the €50k guarantee High Roller tomorrow and €500k Main Event on Thursday

Sonny Franco wins Unibet DSO Marrakech

French pro Sonny Franco has won the Unibet DeepStack Open Marrakech. The next Unibet Deepstack Open is in popular Spanish resort of Lloret de Mar on the Costa Brava in Spain from June 22-25.

Cash Game Festival off to Gibraltar

Cash Game Festival is headed to Gibraltar next week with five days of non-stop, round-the-clock poker at the amazing 5**** Sunborn Super Yacht Hotel, Resort and Casino.

Huge field for 888Live Make It Big Barcelona opening event

The opening event of the first ever 888Live Make It Big Festival in Barcelona has attracted a massive field of 720 entries.

Daniyar wins WPT Amsterdam; Salter runner-up

Daniel Daniyar has beaten British pro Louis Salter heads-up to win WPT Amsterdam for €152,600. Next event: WPTDeepstacks Cannes

Bridge champ Jansma leads WPT Amsterdam final table

Champion bridge player Jan Jansma is leading the final six in the WPT Amsterdam Main Event. Up top is a €152,600 first prize along with a €15,000 WPT Tournament of Champions package.

Andreas Klatt thrives for WPT Main Event Day 3

MonteDam Swing leader Andreas Klatt is fourth in chips for WPT Main Event Day 3 with 504,000. WPT Travel "frequent flyer" Shyngis Satubayen is chip leader on 570,500.

Savard wins partypoker Million North America for CAD$1m!

Local hero Jean-Pascal Savard has won the partypoker Million North America Main Event for CAD$1m – after qualifying for just C$500! More partypoker LIVE events coming up soon include Grand Prix UK in June, partypoker Millions Russia in Sochi in September & the Caribbean Poker Party in November with a total $5m guaranteed prize pool.

Georgios Zisimopoulos leads for Day 2 of WPT Amsterdam

Master Classics runner-up Georgios Zisimopoulos is leading the 96 players through to Day 2 of WPT Amsterdam.

He’s still in! Farrell keeps Scottish hopes alive at partypoker Million North America

WPT Caribbean champion Niall Farrell is still in the running for the CAD$1m first prize at the record-breaking partypoker Million North America Main Event.

Hollink wins WPT Amsterdam High Roller

EPT Grand Final champion Rob Hollink has won the WPT Amsterdam €6,000 High Roller. Players can enter the WPT Amsterdam Main Event up until start of play on Day 2 tomorrow so there’s still time to join in the fun.

Scott Montgomery leads partypoker Million North America, Farrell second

Scott Montgomery is leading the partypoker Million North America Main Event with just 37 left; WPT Caribbean champion Niall Farrell is currently second – and the only Brit left.

Ivan Moreno Garcia wins Super Stack Spain, Ana Marquez 20th

Ivan Moreno Garcia wins mega-entry Super Stack Spain, Ana Marquez 20th. The next event is Super Stack Scotland in Glasgow starting on Thursday and running all weekend.