The fourth edition of the Sky Poker UK Poker Championship (UKPC), a biannual poker event, will be held at Nottingham’s Dusk Till Dawn (DTD) in August. The Main Event, which will be the six-max format, promises a guaranteed prize of £250,000.
Four poker tournaments are scheduled to be held from August 19 to August 23, and each will be played at short-handed tables. The event will begin with a high roller tournament with a guaranteed prize of £75,000 and a buy-in of £1,500+£150. The next event will be the £250,000 guaranteed main event with a buy-in of £500+£50.
The main event will be sandwiched between a six-max mini tournament with a buy-in of £150+£15 and a prize pool of £50,000 and a one-day event with a guaranteed prize of £10,000 and a buy-in of £150+£15.
Day 1 of the £1,500+£150 High Roller tournament will be played at 7:00 p.m. on August 19 and the Final Day will be played at 1:00 p.m. on August 20.
Day 1a, 1b, 1c, 1d, and 1e of the £500+£50 Main Event will be played at 1:00 p.m. on Aug 20, 7:00 p.m. on Aug 20, 1:00 p.m. on Aug 21, 7:00 p.m. on Aug 21, and 10:30 a.m. on August 22, respectively. Day 2 of the Main Event will be played at 2:00 p.m. on August 22. The final day of the main event will be played at 12:00 p.m. on August 23.
The Mini Day 1a and 1b will be played at 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., respectively, on August 22. The Mini Day 1c will be played at 11:00 a.m. on August 23. The final day of the Mini event will be played at 3:00 p.m. on August 23.
The Six Max Event will be played at 3:00 p.m. on August 23.
Those interested can buy-in directly or qualify through satellites held at Sky Poker. Players are allowed to re-enter only once per flight although they can enter multiple starting flights. However, only the biggest chip stack can be taken into Day 2.
Sky Poker is currently holding qualifiers for the event. These satellites have buy-ins that start from £1.30 and the winners get the chance to take part in the UKPC Final, a weekly satellite played at 9:15 p.m. on Sunday. This weekly event guarantees 15 seats to the UKPC.
To take part in these qualifiers, players need to get a real play account at Sky Poker.