Genting is one of the best-known casino chains in the UK with over 40 land-based casinos and like its competitor, Grosvenor, it has its own series of poker tournaments held at its locations across the country.
With six tournaments, the Genting Poker Series made its debut in 2012 and has expanded year-on-year.
For 2020, it revealed 16 stops on its tour with 12 legs seeking an entry fee of £ 225 and the remaining four being £ 500 entry competitions with estimated prize pools of £ 100,000.
All tournaments are No Limit Hold’em, the £ 225 entry contests have a guaranteed £ 35,000 prize pool, and the first leg in 2020 will begin in Newcastle on February 6.
Grosvenor, a slightly larger numerical casino chain, released the dates at the end of 2019 for their Grosvenor UK Poker Tour 2020.The first event starts on January 23rd at London’s Victoria Casino. The same venue will also host the year’s ninth and final GUPT leg and will run from November 21 to December 6.
|Leg 1||London||23rd January to 2nd February||The Poker Room, London at Grosvenor Casino Victoria|
|Leg 2||Manchester||23rd February to 1st March||Grosvenor Casino Bury New Road, Manchester|
|Leg 3||Edinburgh||22nd to 29th March||Grosvenor Casino Edinburgh, Maybury|
|Leg 4||London||17th to 24th May||The Poker Room, London at Grosvenor Casino Victoria|
|Leg 5||Luton||5th to 12th July||Grosvenor Casino Luton|
|Leg 6||Leeds||6th to 13th September||Grosvenor Casino Westgate, Leeds|
|Leg 7||Luton||4th to 11th October||Grosvenor Casino Luton|
|Leg 8||Blackpool||1st to 8th November||Grosvenor Casino Blackpool|
|Leg 9||London||21st November to 6th December||Grosvenor Casino Victoria|
Triton Series Heading For Jeju
The remarkable Triton Poker Series released a series of promotional trailer videos over the New Year period to promote its 2020 opening event, a Jeju Shinwa World Super High Roller Series in South Korea from February 10 to 22.The Triton Series then heads back to Budva’s Maestral Resort & Casino nestled on Montenegro’s stunning Adriatic coast before returning for a second year in succession to central London.The confirmed 2020 Triton Series dates are:
- Jeju, South Korea: 10-22 February
- Budva, Montenegro: 4-18 May
- London, England: 29 Jul -13 Aug
MPN Going Out In Style
In the meantime, the Microgaming Poker Network may wind up ahead of its closure on May 19, but it does not do so quietly.The network is staging a € 500,000 GTD Universal Poker Championship (UCOP) series between January 19 and February 2nd
in addition to its final Microgaming Poker Tour Grand Finale in Madrid at the beginning of December.The UCOP series consists of 54 events with buy-ins ideal for all wallets, fixed cash pools and a leader board of prizes in excess of € 20,000.