The live poker calendar is filled to the brim with exciting and lucrative events, making it difficult for Irish and British poker players to choose.
All the five major live tours in the UK will be held in April, and each is expected to have a huge player field. The Amateur Poker Association and Tour (APAT) 2015 World Championship of Amateur Poker (WCOAP) started on March 28 and will be played till April 6. The WCOAP is being played at Stratford’s Aspers, which is located in a beautiful place.
Poker players who reside in the North East have the opportunity to take part in two major live poker events in April—partypoker WPT National UK Tour and the Genting Poker Series (GPS). The latter will be played from April 6 to April 12 and will comprise a guaranteed prize pool of £100,000. The WPT National UK Tour will be played at Newcastle from April 30.
Two more exciting tours, the UKIPT Nottingham Festival and the Grosvenor UK Poker Tour 2015 (GUKPT), will be held between the two above-mentioned events. The UKIPT Nottingham Main Event, which offers a guaranteed prize of £1 million, is the highly anticipated event this April. At the same time, players wouldn’t want to miss the events of the GUKPT, which will be played in Edinburgh.
Other exciting events are the Paddy Power Irish Open 2015, the Sussex Masters, which will be held in Brighton, and the Grosvenor UK Student Poker Championships (UKSPC).
Here is a list of live poker events that players should look out for. The Big 50 will be played on April 1 – 5 at Sports Bar Kingston in Surrey. The Bristol Rainbow Poker Masters 9 will be played from April 3 – 5 at Rainbow Casino in Bristol. The WSOP.com Sussex Masters will be played from April 5 – 12 at Rendezvous Casino in Brighton.
The UKIPT Mini will kick start at Dusk Till Dawn in Nottingham on April 9 and will end on April 12. The poker festivities will continue well after April 10. The Alea Monthly Series will be going on at Alea Casino in Glasgow from April 10 – 12. The Super Stack UK will be held at the Poker Room in London from April 17 to April 19. Players can also take part in the Hippodrome Spring Classic, which will be played at Hippodrome Casino in London from April 24 to April 26.