May 2023

GUKPT gets underway today in Luton!

The GUKPT tour – now in its 17th season – typically visits Luton twice a year and this first edition is taking place starting today, May 25 with Day1A of the 25/50, and runs through to June 4 when the Final Day of the GUKPT Main Event and GUKPT Cup take place.

Grosvenor Road to Vegas

More than 25 players have won an incredible £4,000 trip to Vegas this summer thanks to Grosvenor Poker’s “Road to Vegas” promotion.

Scottish superstar Ludovic Geilich wins GUKPT Edinburgh

Ludovic Geilich has taken down the GUKPT Edinburgh Main Event at the Grosvenor Maybury Casino for £79,590. The Scottish superstar beat a field of 366 entries to win the event, his first GUKPT title and biggest ever GUKPT cash.

April 2023

Time to book GUKPT Edinburgh

The GUKPT is heading north soon for its annual jaunt to Edinburgh. The festival is Leg 4 of this year’s 17th GUKPT season and gets underway next week with an action-packed £150 + 30 + 150 Mystery Bounty event. The £1,000 buy-in GUKPT Edinburgh Main Event starts on May 11.

Grosvenor releases GUKPT Luton Schedule

Grosvenor has released the schedule for the first GUKPT Luton of the year which is taking place from May 25 to June 4.

Countdown to Goliath 2023 in Coventry

This year’s Grosvenor Goliath festival promises to be the biggest y­­­­et after a record-breaking year in 2022. The Goliath festival is taking place slightly earlier this Summer and will run from July 27 to August 6 at the Coventry Building Society Arena in the Midlands.

March 2023

Congrats to GUKPT Blackpool champion Lin Chen

Massive congrats to Lin Chen who has just taken down the GUKPT Blackpool Main Event for £65,310. It was a chop for the final three with runner-up Greg King from Ireland snagging £57,855 and third-placed Peter Charalambous winning £53,915.

Goliath Main Event dates released – bag your hotel room now!

Grosvenor has just announced dates for this year’s Goliath Main Event, fuelling a flurry of activity on MainEventTravel.com as people rush to book accommodation near the Coventry Building Society Arena.

GUKPT Blackpool & the eagerly-awaited Kav Cup!

Following the stonking success of the debut UK Poker Open – which created a record Main Event prize pool of nearly £1.5 million last week – Grosvenor fans are very buoyed up for the next Grosvenor event in Blackpool.

February 2023

The UK Poker Open kicks off on Friday 24 February!

The £1 million guaranteed UK Poker Open festival gets underway in Coventry in just over one week!

Cal Morreale wins GUKPT Manchester; up next UK Poker Open

GUKPT regular Cal Morreale has won the Main Event at the second leg of this year’s GUKPT in Manchester.

Book now for the £1 million guaranteed UK Poker Open

The countdown is on with just over two weeks to go before the £1 million guaranteed UK Poker Open festival gets underway in Coventry on February 24 with Event 1. 

GUKPT Manchester is underway

Leg 2 of this year’s GUKPT tournament line-up is up and running with a 10-day live event in Manchester.

January 2023

Bag your room now for the inaugural £1 million guaranteed UK Poker Open

There is a month to go before the inaugural UK Poker Open festival which gets underway in Coventry with the first satellite from February 19. The Main Event – known as the UK Open – starts March 1 and comes with a £1 million guaranteed prize pool.

Jon McCann wins first GUKPT Main Event of 2023

Jonathan McCann has scored his biggest ever live cash by taking down the £1,250 buy-in GUKPT London Main Event for £89,122. The Cumbria-based player was part of an ICM three-way deal with Cal Morreale and Devan-Kumar Patel which left the title, trophy, and £10,000 to play for.

GUKPT Season 16 kicks off in London at The Poker Room at the Vic

Grosvenor Poker kicks off its 2023 GUKPT tour in one week with its time-honoured starting-point in London: the Poker Room at the Grosvenor Victoria Casino.

December 2022

Grosvenor releases schedule for new £1 million guaranteed UK Poker Open

Grosvenor Poker has released the schedule for its new UK Poker Open event which is taking place in Coventry starting February 19. The £1,000,000 guaranteed Main Event – known as the UK Open – starts on March 1 and has a £1,500 buy-in with five different starting flights.

Dan Bedson wins GUKPT Grand Final 2022

The GUKPT Grand Final has wrapped up at the Poker Room in London’s iconic Grosvenor Victoria Casino with PLO cash game player Dan Bedson scooping the top prize of £105,000.

Congrats to Matt Davenport, Grosvenor Player of the Year

After a spectacular year demonstrating incredible consistency and poker acumen, Matt Davenport has won the prestigious Grosvenor Player of the Year contest and a three-year sponsorship deal with Grosvenor worth £40,000.

Jamie Nixon and The Grand Final London thus far, plus so much more to come!

Grosvenor Ambassador Jamie Nixon is amongst the week one winners at The GUKPT Grand Final London, taking down his first-ever GUKPT Main Event for a career-best live cash of £93,970.

November 2022

Less than two weeks until GUKPT Grand Final!

The hugely popular Grosvenor UK Poker Tour is back in London next month for its annual Christmas extravaganza at the Poker Room at the Grosvenor Victoria Casino.

Clossick wins GUKPT Blackpool Main Event for £109,000

Podcaster Jamie Clossick has won the GUKPT Blackpool Main Event in his home town for a bumper prize of £109,000.

October 2022

Blackpool beckons for GUKPT fans

For many GUKPT enthusiasts, the forthcoming festival in Blackpool is their favourite event of the year. Located at Grosvenor Casino Blackpool, the 10-day festival is a calendar highlight and the last chance to win big on the tour before December’s Grand Final in London.

Main Event Travel talks to Matt Davenport: one to watch

One of the real stars at the GUKPT’s Luton festival last week was Macclesfield player Matt Davenport. Down to just 1.5 BBs on Day 3 with around 12 players left, he managed to recover, make the final table and finish third for £41,050.

Jamie Le wins GUKPT Luton for £96,630

Jamie Le won a fiercely-contested battle in Luton on Sunday night to become the latest GUKPT champion. Along with his trophy, the father-of-two from Birmingham has snagged a giant cash prize of £96,630 in the £1,100 buy-in event after beating a 353-entry field.

GUKPT Luton starts Thursday

The second GUKPT Luton of the year gets underway at the Grosvenor Casino on Thursday with a packed schedule of tournaments planned for the ten-day festival.

August 2022

Goliath schedule to feature first Mystery Bounty event

There is extra excitement in store at Grosvenor’s giant Goliath festival later this month with the addition of the first ever Mystery Bounty tournament to the schedule. The three-day tournament starts on Sunday, August 28 with a £220 + £200 + £40 buy-in and is one of the highlights of the Goliath’s tenth anniversary festival, which runs from August 25 to September 4 and has been aptly dubbed “Goliath X”.

January 2022

2022 set for stellar start at GUKPT London in January!

The GUKPT always gets the new poker year off to a cracking start with their traditional “Leg 1” festival at the Poker Room at the Victoria Casino in London.

November 2021

Get ready for the GUKPT Grand Final 2022

The hugely popular Grosvenor UK Poker Tour is making the Poker Room at the Victoria Casino in London an absolute must-visit destination for poker players right now. 

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