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Inaugural Unibet Poker UK Tour Brighton Kicks Off Friday, February 12

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  • The opening leg of the Unibet Poker 2016 UK Tour takes place at the Redezvous Casino, Brighton, from Feb. 12.

Head to the Rendezvous Casino Brighton this weekend and you'll find it packed to the rafters with poker players looking to become the first-ever champion of the Unibet Poker UK Tour.

For £200+£20, players in the inaugural Unibet Poker 2016 UK Tour Brighton Main Event receive 25,000 chips and have the opportunity to compete for a share of a prize pool guaranteed at £40,000. Two starting flights are available, one at 7:00 p.m. on February 12, with the second and final Day 1 commencing at 1:00 p.m. on February 13. The tournament concludes on February 14 after a 1:00 p.m. kick off.

The Main Event is played to a reentry format, which means anyone busting on either Day 1a or Day 1b can reenter and take another shot at glory. Alternatively, players can opt to play on both starting flights and take their largest stack through to the final day on February 14.

Speaking of hosting the opening stop of the Unibet Poker 2016 UK Tour, the Venue Director at Rendezvous Casino said: "We were thrilled to get such an overwhelmingly positive response to the poker tournament launch event last month at the Red Lounge. It has set us up as the number one destination for poker in Brighton and the South East. All eyes are now on this weekend's Unibet Poker main event which features a phenomenal £40,000 guaranteed prizepool. With such high stakes on offer, Rendezvous Casino Brighton will offer the biggest buzz in town."

Tour Heads to Nottingham, Glasgow, and Manchester

Alea Casino in Nottingham is the next venue to play host to the new Unibet Poker 2016 UK Tour with this leg scheduled for April 15-17. Like all other legs, entry is £200+£20, the starting stack is 25,000, and play revolves around a 40-minute clock.

Following the Nottingham leg is a return to the Rendezvous Casino from June 3-5, then the tour heads north of the border to Alea Casino Glasgow (October 7-9), before calling Manchester235 home from December 2-4.

Grab a Free €4 Qualifier Ticket

All new Unibet Poker customers from the United Kingdom receive a free €4 qualifier ticket for the fledgling tour in addition to the usual welcome bonus. Download Unibet Poker via PokerNews and you receive a bonus of up to €200.

The bonus releases into your account balance once you hit certain rake milestones, as shown in the table below:

LevelRakeCash rewardReward %

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