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December 2017

Countdown to WPT European Championship

The WPT is headed for one of Europe’s most exciting cities in January with a massive poker festival at Casino Spielbank in Berlin. We are Official Travel Partner for the WPT European Championship which runs January 5 to 15 with a televised Main Event and €1,600,000 guaranteed in overall prize pools.

What’s on in January!

As the last few tournaments of 2017 wind up this weekend, poker players are already looking forward to an amazing start to 2018.

The EPT is back!

PokerStars has announced the return of the popular European Poker Tour, with its first stop in 2018 taking place in Sochi, Russia in March.

WSOP finalizes 2018 Schedule; Main Event from July 2 - 14

The 49th annual WSOP has announced its 2018 schedule with a comprehensive slate of the game’s most popular poker variations running from May 29 through to July 17.

Local hero Michael Gilbert wins Unibet UK Manchester

Local hero Michael Gilbert has won Unibet UK Poker Tour Manchester. There were 225 entries creating a guarantee-busting £45,000 prize pool. Main Event Travel is Official Travel Partner for the tour which returns next year with more fabulous stops around the UK.

Unibet UK Manchester starts Friday

The Unibet UK Poker Tour is back this week with the fifth and final stop of the year - a £40,000 guarantee event in Manchester

SuperStack ramps up schedule for 2018

SuperStack® already plans nearly 30 events next year with events right across Spain as well as in Riga, the vibrant capital of Latvia.

Partypoker set for exciting 2018

partypoker plans a bumper 2018 with live events in North America, Russia, the Caribbean and Europe. In April, partypoker MILLIONS heads to Spain for the first time with the $10,000,000 guarantee MILLIONS Grand Final in Barcelona from April 7-15.

November 2017

GUKPT crowns Season 11 with massive Grand Final in London; Season 12 starts January 28

Season 11 of the GUKPT ended in dramatic style at the weekend when Ahmed ‘Lella’ Abdella beat Jamie ‘Boz’ O’Connor heads up for the title of Grand Final champion.

What's on in December

With a host of events in glamorous European cities, along with events in the UK and amazing destinations worldwide, there are plenty of ways to bring 2017 to an exciting end! December offers a perfect month of poker, whatever your budget; we’re looking forward to some cracking events.

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.