Grosvenor Casino’s Full Schedule for 2018

This was published 12-02-2018

Grosvenor Casinos has released its full schedule of live poker events for this year which includes details of the 12th season of the Grosvenor UK Poker Tour (GUKPT), namely the Goliath, the popular 25/25 Series and the UK Student Poker Championships.

Last year’s GUKPT featured 10 legs and awarded  £3,698 throughout the year.  The coming season’s schedule has been reduced by one leg with GUKP Walsall having been removed from the calendar.

The first leg of the 2018 GUKPT took place in London between 28th January and 4th February 2018 with a £1,100 buy-in Main Event and a £200,000 guarantee.

The tour heads to Manchester from London then to Edinburgh, Reading, back to London for a £560 buy-in tournament and a £100,000 guarantee then to Leeds, Luton, Blackpool, finishing off the year with a £2,140 Grand Final with a massive guaranteed prize pool of £400,000.

The 2018 GUKPT Schedule is as follows –

Dates Leg Main Event Buy-in Main Event Guarantee Location
Jan. 28-Feb. 4 GUKPT London £1,110 £200,000 The Poker Room, London
Feb. 25-Mar. 4 GUKPT Manchester £1,110 £200,000 Grosvenor Casino Bury New Road
Apr. 22-29 GUKPT Edinburgh £560 £100,000 Grosvenor Casino Maybury
Jun. 3-10 GUKPT Reading £560 £100,000 Grosvenor Casino Reading South
Jul 1-8 GUKPT London 500 £560 £100,000 The Poker Room, London
Sep. 9-16 GUKPT Leeds £560 £100,000 Grosvenor Casino Leeds Westgate
Oct. 7-14 GUKPT Luton £1,110 £200,000 Grosvenor Casino Luton
Nov. 4-11 GUKPT Blackpool £1,110 £200,000 Grosvenor Casino Blackpool
Nov. 25-Dec. 2 GUKPT Grand Final £2,140 £400,000 The Poker Room, Lond


The Goliath was the biggest live poker tournament held outside the USA during 2017 when 6,385 entries were processed.  This year’s edition that runs from 26th July to 5th August 2018 could increase with the eventual champion being guaranteed to win at least £100,000 for an investment of £125.

Grosvenor’s 25/25 Series is a well-structured tournament that players can play for a low buy-in cost of £225.  It offers guaranteed prize pools of £25,000 and heads to 30 casinos between 11th January and 9th December 2018.

The Grosvenor Casinos UK Student Poker Championship takes place from 4th to 8th April 2016 at the Grosvenor Casino Coventry in the Ricoh Arena.  The Main Event is a £37 buy-in.

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