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September 2023

Vegas in Autumn – The Hotel Lowdown

Autumn is a great time to visit Vegas when more comfortable temperatures mean you can combine playing poker with other activities like sightseeing, shopping, al fresco dining and trips out of town. There are now more than 150,000 hotel rooms in Las Vegas, however, so choosing the ideal spot for your poker holiday can be tricky!

That’s a Wrap UKIPT London – Start Planning Your UKIPT Edinburgh Trip With MainEventTravel.com Today!

It’s a quick turnaround for UKIPT fans following a great event in London. There’s now just a month to go before the tour heads north for UKIPT Edinburgh. This will be the UKIPT’s first visit to the Scottish capital since 2015 when Spanish player David Gomez took down the Main Event for nearly £50k.

Stuart Rutter wins GUKPT Luton; next stop Leeds!

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.

Vegas – the perfect poker holiday destination this Autumn

As Summer draws to a close, many poker players are eyeing up Las Vegas for their next poker vacation. Autumn in Las Vegas means comfortable temperatures – around the mid-70s to mid-80s Fahrenheit – making it the ideal time to explore the iconic Las Vegas Strip, lounge by the pool without getting totally sunburnt, discover the city's hidden gems, or even head out of town to stunning places such as Lake Mead, Hoover Dam and Red Rock Canyon.

Spain’s Cristian de Horna wins €2,300 MainEventTravel VIP package for Malta Poker Festival

Spanish player Cristian de Horna will be heading to next month’s Malta Poker Festival in style after winning an amazing €2,300 VIP package in a MainEventTravel giveaway. The 26-year-old from Madrid will be competing in the €500,000 guaranteed Grand Event as well as enjoying five nights’ accommodation at the luxurious 5* Hilton Malta.

Nominate a Mate and You Could Both Win in our Autumn Poker Fest Double Giveaway!

We are giving you the opportunity to spread kindness – and possibly riches! – with our Autumn Fest Double Giveaway!

There is still time to book a discounted Malta Poker Festival VIP Package!

If the plethora of amazing events isn’t reason enough to book your Malta trip, let us remind you the temperature in October averages 25 Celsius/77 Fahrenheit during the day and 18 Celsius/65 Fahrenheit at night! 

Building up to the big one – EPT Prague in December

PokerStars has enjoyed a sizzling summer of events and and there’s no let-up over the next few months as we approach the spectacular EPT season-ender in Prague.

UKIPT heading to London After a Fantastic Brighton Event

The hugely successful UKIPT Tour is heading to London next week for another six-day extravaganza in the heart of the capital. UKIPT London – the third UKIPT event of the year – is taking place at the Hippodrome, a landmark casino just off Leicester Square in London’s buzzing West End.

All Eyes on Luton for Next GUKPT

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.

Last chance to win a 5* Malta Poker Festival VIP Package including Main Event buy-in and travel!

Last chance to get in for the WIN! A Malta Poker Festival VIP Package is up for grabs tomorrow, 6 September!

August 2023

Win a Malta Poker Festival Main Event VIP Prize Package valued at over €2300!

MainEventTravel.com has joined forces with Malta Poker Festival to give players an amazing chance to win their way to the €500,000 guaranteed Grand Event taking place in Malta in October, VIP Style!

888poker & Grosvenor Team up for Festival in Coventry

888poker LIVE will be holding its first-ever 888Poker LIVE Festival at the Coventry Building Society Arena from October 20 to 29. With a £500,000 guaranteed prize pool up for grabs in the Main Event, the festival promises to be a real high point in this Autumn’s UK poker calendar.

Liao wins GUKPT London Main Event

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.

International Poker Open in Dublin Releases October’s Schedule

The hugely popular International Poker Open is back again this Autumn with a six-day festival at Dublin’s Bonnington Hotel from October 25-30. Organisers are expecting a massive turn-out for this year’s Main Event with a prize pool set to top €250,000.

Where will your Poker Travel take you in September?

Poker fans have a lot to look forward to next month with exciting events in the US, Europe, the UK and Asia. Wherever you plan on playing, MainEventTravel has your back with global reach and an innovative calendar feature that makes it easy to organise your poker travel.

The Autumn 2023 Malta Poker Festival Schedule has been Announced!

MPF has announced an increased guaranteed prize pool for the Autumn Grand Event with a whopping €500,000 on offer! 

Last couple days to be in with a chance to win a GUKPT London Package!

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.

EPT Barcelona is just 10 days away

We are just 10 days away from one of the most exciting tournaments of the year taking place in the Catalan capital, EPT Barcelona.

GUKPT London Promises Fantastic Follow-up to Goliath

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.

Congrats to Alex Todd, The 2023 Goliath Champion

Alex Todd has won the biggest Goliath ever held after beating an 11,493-entry field at the Coventry Building Society Arena on Sunday night.

On the road – poker events this September

Poker fans have a lot to look forward to next month with exciting events in the US, Europe, the UK and Asia.

Matt Davenport wins GUKPT Main Event at Goliath

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.  

July 2023

MainEventTravel.com is confirmed as The Official Travel Partner of the Malta Poker Festival for Autumn 2023

MainEventTravel.com is delighted to announce its partnership with the highly anticipated Malta Poker Festival for Autumn 2023. As the designated travel partner, MainEventTravel.com will provide travel solutions to participants of the esteemed Malta Poker Festival, including exclusive VIP Packages.

Win a GUKPT London Main Event Package with MainEventTravel.com!

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.

Worldwide Poker this August

August offers a real feast of poker worldwide. Whether you fancy somewhere close to home or a truly exotic destination like Panama or Taiwan, MainEventTravel’s global reach and innovative calendar feature make it easy to choose both when and where you’d like to play.

Countdown to EPT Barcelona 2023

There’s barely a month go before EPT Barcelona, one of the most exciting tournaments of the year, takes place in the Catalan capital. Since PokerStars’ flagship tour first began in 2004, EPT Barcelona has been a mainstay of every professional player’s calendar and this year’s festival looks set to be the biggest yet with a simply massive schedule featuring more than 60 different tournaments.

Getting to Grips with Goliath: Essential Info for this Month’s Festival

This year’s giant 11-day Goliath extravaganza features more than 20 tournaments with the £150 buy-in Main Event set to attract over 12,000 entries. 

Tweet your way to the £1 million guaranteed Mystery Million event!

MainEventTravel has joined forces with Dusk Till Dawn to give players an amazing chance to win their way into a £1 million guaranteed Mystery Million tournament in London. 

London Hots up for Top Poker Month in August

When it comes to poker, London is the place to be in August with a series of great festivals that will keep avid players at the tables almost every day of the month.

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