2017 Genting Poker Series to Feature 18 Legs

2017 Genting Poker Series
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  • The 2017 Genting Poker Series dates have been released. Check them all out here.

The curtain came down on the 2016 Genting Poker Series Dec. 11 when Dan Stanway topped a field of 301 entries in the £440 Genting Poker Series Sheffield Main Event, banking £31,700 for his efforts.

Fans of the popular live tournament series don’t have long to wait for their next fix because the dates for the 2017 Genting Poker Series have been made public. A total of 18 legs take place between Jan. 18 and the end of 2017 and 17 of those stops are written in stone. The 18th leg, which is yet to be confirmed, could be a season-ending Grand Final and that would be hugely popular with GPS regulars.

2017 Genting Poker Series Schedule

LegVenueDatesBuy-inGuarantee
1LutonJan. 18-22£440£100,000
2Newcastle MiniFeb. 16-19£220£35,000
3SheffieldMarch 16-19£440£100,000
4Liverpool MiniMarch 30-April 2£220£35,000
5Reading MiniMarch 30-April 2£220£35,000
6Glasgow MiniApril 27-30£220£35,000
7Blackpool MiniMay 4-7£220£35,000
8WestcliffMay 18-21£440£100,000
9Resorts World MiniJune 15-18£220£35,000
10Luton MiniJuly 13-16£220£35,000
11Stoke MiniAug. 17-20£220£35,000
12LiverpoolAug. 30-Sept. 3£440£100,000
13EdinburghSept. 28-Oct. 1£440£100,000
14Sheffield MiniOct. 12-15£220£35,000
15Torquay MiniOct. 26-29£220£35,000
16Westcliff MiniNov. 16-19£220£35,000
17Newcastle MiniNov. 16-19£220£35,000
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As with the 2016 tour, the 2017 GPS features both full-sized and “mini” Main Events on the schedule. Each of the full-sized Main Events cost £440 to enter and give players the opportunity to play for a share of a guaranteed £100,000 while the “mini” events are a cut price £220 to enter, feature a £35,000 guaranteed prize pool and award the nine players who reach the final table a ticket to a £440 GPS tournament.

2016 Genting Poker Series Results

The 2016 Genting Poker Series was another successful tour for Genting with more than a dozen champions crowned up and down the length of the country, including David Lloyd, Danny Tran, Colin Gillion (twice) and the aforementioned Dan Stanway.

LegBuy-inEntriesPrize poolChampionPrize
Luton£220389£73,840David Lloyd£12,075
Star City£440282£112,800Collin Gillion£26,150
Sheffield£220200£40,000Matthew Wood£10,100
Westcliff£440245£100,000Danny Tran£25,000
Glasgow£220250£46,040Derek Leach£12,550
Reading£220200£36,040Matt Bonham£10,095
Stoke£220222£44,400Edrit Geci£11,000
Liverpool£220237£47,400Neil Marshall£7,070
Luton£220381£72,240Paul Nugent£9,255
Resorts World£220237 Michael Hart£10,000
Star City£220321£60,240Darren Grosvenor£15,280
Edinburgh£440221 Colin Gillion£28,500
Westcliff£220273 Trishal Nanji£6,940
Torquay£220184 Guy Leathley£10,680
Sheffield£440301 Daniel Stanway£31,700

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