UK poker players can rejoice in the fact that after a near five year hiatus, the prestigious United Kingdom Poker Championships (UKPC) returns to live felt at the world famous Dusk Till Dawn (DTD) in the early goings of 2023.
Online poker operator GGPoker has also announced that it has teamed up with DTD to sponsor the UKPC, which features a £560 buy-in Main Event and has $500,000 guaranteed. GGPoker players will also be further rewarded at the UKPC as over £50,000 in added prizes is up for grabs for all players that qualify on the site.
The UKPC gets underway on GGPoker from January 7 and at DTD in Nottingham from January 11.
GGPoker Satellites to the United Kingdom Poker Championships
Those who wish to attend the UKPC will be able to qualify to the event on GGPoker through a host of avenues.
Beginning on Monday, October 17 – UKPC Daily Dollar Qualifiers will start at 8 p.m. BST and one seat to the UKPC Main Event will be guaranteed in each satellite. A whopping 60 UKPC Main Event tickets will be available to won via these qualifiers.
Then from October 26, at least eight seats to the UKPC Main Event will be awarded via the weekly $80 Super Satellites and will take place every Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. More qualifying routes will be announced over the next few weeks.
“GGPoker is thrilled to partner with Dusk Till Dawn and ensure our players now have an opportunity of winning their way into the UKPC Main Event, one of the highlights of the UK’s poker year,” said Angela Martin, UK & Ireland Head of Marketing at GGPoker. “There’s at least £500,000 to be won, and with satellites from $1, we hope to see some players turn a tiny online buy-in into a huge live score at the UKPC!”
All GGPoker UKPC Main Event qualifiers will take part in their preferred online Day 1 on the platform on either Saturday, January 7 or Thursday, January 12. The top 20% of the field will then go on to play the live Day 2 at DTD. Players can also buy directly into the UKPC Main Event Day 1s hosted at GGPoker.
Those who qualify for the UKPC Main Event via GGPoker will also be invited to play an exclusive UKPC Aftermath £25K Freeroll.
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Calum has been a part of the PokerNews team since September 2021 after working in the UK energy sector. He played his first hand of poker in 2017 and immediately fell in love with the game. Calum’s proudest poker achievement is winning the only tournament he has ever played in Las Vegas, the prestigious $60 Flamingo evening event.