Monday 19th December, 2016

GUKPT 2017 kicks off in London in January

By Mad Harper

The Grosvenor UK Poker Tour, the  longest running poker tour in the UK,  is heading in to its 11th season next month. If you want to be the next GUKPT champion, then head to London for the first stop of the new season which is in the Poker Room at the famous Vic casino from January 29 to February 5. The £1,000 Main Event comes with a £200,000 guarantee.

The Grosvenor UK Poker Tour 2017 season will feature over £1.6 million in guarantees, with a something-for-everyone mix of £1,000 and £500 Main Events. Following London, the GUKPT is off to Manchester from February 26 to March 5. There are nine legs in total, plus the Grand Final in London next November. MainEventTravel.com is the GUKPT’s Official Travel Partner; don’t hesitate to get in touch for great deals on all your accommodation as you follow the tour around the UK.

British player Marc Wright was the last GUKPT champion after taking down the 2016 GUKPT Grand Final in London last month for £132,380.