On Monday, Dec. 23, the UK & Ireland Poker Tour, brought to you by PokerStars.com, announced the final stops in 2014 for Season 4 of the tour.
Beginning in Jan. with a stop in Edinburgh, Scotland that boasts a £500,000 guaranteed Main Event, the tour will then head to Dublin in Feb., Nottingham in May, and Marbella in June followed by the last two stops in Isle of Man and London that have dates to be confirmed. The final stop in London will be the UKIPT Grand Final.
Each stop will feature an affordable, yet juicy main event with a guaranteed prize pool. Along with the aforementioned Edinburgh guaranteed, Dublin (€350,000), Nottingham (£1,000,000), Marbella (€500,000), and Isle of Man (£350,000) each have planned guarantees.
Newly Announced 2014 UKIPT Events
|Location||Dates||Venue||Buy-in||Main Event Guarantee|
|Edinburgh||Jan. 16-20||Assembly Rooms||£1,000+100||£500,000|
|Dublin||Feb. 27-Mar. 3||Mansion House||€700+70||€350,000|
|Nottingham||May 7-12||Dusk Till Dawn||£1,000+100||£1,000,000|
|Marbella||June 11-15||Casino Marbella||€1,000+100||€500,000|
|Isle of Man||TBC||Villa Marina||£700+70||£350,000|
Just a few weeks ago, the UK’s Ben Mayhew emerged victorious in the UKIPT Nottingham 6-Max Main Event after defeating a field that attracted 458 players. Mayhew earned £72,840 for his first-place finish after topping a final table that included Ben Vinson and Sergio Aido.
For more information on the tour, check out UKIPT.com.