Eight long years have passed since then PokerStars UK & Ireland Poker Tour (UKIPT) They headed north of the border to the Scottish capital Edinburgh, but the wait for the UKIPT to return will soon be over UKIPT Edinburgh will take place on Genting Casino Fountain Park between October 24th and 29th.
The crown jewel of the UKIPT Edinburgh schedule is the £1,100 Main Event, where keen poker fans can watch the action unfold PokerNews live coverage Pages. Of course it would be better if you attended the UKIPT Edinburgh Main Event and saw your name on our pages; Only you can do this.
Previous UKIPT Edinburgh Main Event Champions
|Year||Buy in||Participant||Price pool||champion||country||Price|
|2010||£550||401||£200,600||Nick about risk||Canada||£50,000|
|2012||£770||612||£415,548||Nicolau Villa Lobos||Brazil||£101,000|
|2014||£1,100||427||£485,000||Dean Hutchison||Great Britain||£93,900|
|2015||£770||377||£255,983||David Gomez Morante||Spain||£49,660|
Nick about risk was the first winner of the UKIPT Edinburgh Main Event, beating 400 opponents en route to £50,000. Irish poker legend and all around great guy Fintan Gavin secured the title and £61,500 the following year at Brazilian Nicolau Villa Lobos He turned his £770 investment into a £101,000 win in 2012, which remains the highest payout at a UKIPT Edinburgh Main Event.
Dean Hutchison was early in his career when he defeated Team PokerStars Life Boeree in heads-up to secure the title and £93,900 in 2014. Hutchison has since amassed an additional $2.5 million in earnings, including $1,850,000 for his sixth-place finish in the 2023 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event.
of Spain David Gomez Morante is the reigning champion, having triumphed over 376 opponents in 2015, the last time the UKIPT visited Edinburgh. That was the last time Morante recorded a live score; Maybe he’ll return to the court to defend his title?
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UKIPT Edinburgh schedule 2023
The UKIPT Edinburgh Festival 2023 takes place at Genting Casino Fountain Park on Dundee Street. Players must be at least 18 years old and present a valid ID Officially issued passport or photo ID participate. It is possible to buy in on site at the venue using cash, debit card, Luxon Pay or via your PokerStars account if you have a PokerStars Dotcom, DE, EU, FR or UK account. However, it is not possible to split payments between different methods.
A UKIPT Edinburgh Main Event flight not included in the table below will take place on October 26th at 3pm UK time. The reason it is not on the schedule is because it is taking place remotely Hippodrome Casino in London. If you depart the long-distance flight, you must travel to Edinburgh in time for the start of Day 2 on October 28th at 1:00 p.m.
|Tue., Oct. 24||4:00 p.m||£125 Satellite to Main Event|
|6:00 p.m||£250 qualifier for the £2,200 High Roller tournament|
|8:00 pm||£220 No Limit Hold’em|
|Wed. Oct. 25||14:00 clock||£250 qualifier for the £2,200 High Roller tournament|
|4:00 p.m||£2,200 No-Limit Hold’em UKIPT High Roller Day 1|
|8:00 pm||£125 Main Event Qualifier|
|Thu Oct 26th||14:00 clock||UKIPT High Roller Finals|
|14:00 clock||£1,100 No-Limit Hold’em UKIPT Main Event Day 1A|
|6:00 p.m||£220 No Limit Hold’em|
|9.00||£125 Main Event Qualifier|
|Fri. Oct. 27||1:00 pm||£1,100 No-Limit Hold’em UKIPT Main Event Day 1B|
|1:00 pm||£125 Main Event Qualifier|
|7 p.m||£1,100 No-Limit Hold’em UKIPT Main Event Day 1C|
|8:00 pm||£220 No Limit Hold’em|
|Sat. Oct. 28||12:15 p.m||Qualifier Freeroll|
|12:30 pm||£330 No-Limit Hold’em UKIPT Cup Day 1A|
|1:00 pm||No-Limit Hold’em UKIPT Main Event Day 2|
|7 p.m||£330 No-Limit Hold’em UKIPT Cup Day 1B|
|Sun Oct 29th||12:30 pm||No-Limit Hold’em UKIPT Main Event Final|
|12:30 pm||No-Limit Hold’em UKIPT Cup Final|
|14:00 clock||£220 No Limit Hold’em Bounty|
|4:00 p.m||£220 No Limit Hold’em Deepstack|
In addition to the numerous live satellites that Genting Casino Fountain Park hosts, there are also online satellites at PokerStars. With buy-ins starting from just £5.50, the door to a seat at the UKIPT Edinburgh Main Event is wide open.
Furthermore, those of you who purchase one Silver passport on PokerStars Power path can redeem this pass for a package consisting of a UKIPT Main Event seat valued at £1,100, UKIPT Cup entry valued at £330 and a $2,500 expense credit, limited edition merchandise, live event connection support and exclusive UKIPT activities in Edinburgh.
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UKIPT 2023 Main Event results so far
UKKIPT Edinburgh is the penultimate stop of the 2023 tour with only UKIPT Nottinghamwhich serves as the grand finale (November 5-13) and remains on the program.
While UKIPT Edinburgh is unlikely to match the Malta Main Event’s impressive attendance, there’s a good chance it will be the busiest stop in the UK and Ireland to date, not least because Scots love their poker in Edinburgh is an incredible city to visit and explore.
|leg||Buy in||Participant||Price pool||champion||country||Price|
|PokerStars Summer Festival Malta||€1,100||916||€916,000||Simone Andrian||Italy||€153,610|
|UKIPT Blackpool||£1,100||268||£258,990||Tuan Le||Great Britain||£53,630|
|UKIPT Brighton||£1,100||354||£337,920||Benjamin Spragg||Great Britain||£69,120|
|UKIPT London||£1,100||374||£359,040||Dylan Bradley||Great Britain||£71,650|