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PokerStars UKIPT and EPT Schedule

by AintLuck.com Poker Team

PokerStars is already the world’s largest online poker site, and has been for quite a long time now. Despite holding this distinction, the worldwide leader in poker is not content and just resting on their laurels. Not at all satisfied with their increasing market share, PokerStars has aggressively been continuing building their brand all over the world. Last week they unveiled their Latin American Poker Tour schedule. Little did everyone know that this was only the beginning in their ongoing quest for global domination. Within the past 48 hours, they have now introduced and released the dates for the UK and Ireland Poker Tour (UKIPT) as well the latest season of the European Poker Tour (EPT). Their customers must now be salivating the prospects of being able to compete in satellite tournaments for the next several months in hopes of scoring entry to events in exotic destinations such as the Bahamas, England, and Germany.

With about 2 dozen tournaments scheduled, PokerStars customers are sure to rack up millions of frequent flyer miles as they look to strike it rich and become household names.

The complete schedule for the UKIPT is as follows:

UKIPT Galway (Ireland)
December 11th to 14th
Radisson Hotel
€2,000 buy-in (9% juice)

UKIPT Manchester (United Kingdom)
February 11th to 14th
Grosvenor G Casino
£500+50 buy-in

UKIPT Coventry (United Kingdom)
April 8th to 11th
Grosvenor G Casino
£500+50 buy-in

UKIPT Nottingham (United Kingdom)
May 13th to 16th
Dusk Till Dawn
£500+50 buy-in

UKIPT Killarney (Ireland)
June 24th to 27th
Gleneagles
€1,000+100 buy-in

UKIPT Brighton (United Kingdom)
July 15th to 18th
Rendezvous
£1,000+100 buy-in

UKIPT Scotland: TBA
Venue is TBA
£1,000+100 buy-in

UKIPT Dublin (Ireland)
September 9th to 12th
Burlington Hotel
€1,000+100 buy-in

UKIPT London (United Kingdom)
October 1st to 10th
Hilton Metropole
£5,000+250 buy-in

As with all PokerStars live tournaments, the UKIPT is sure to attract the top poker players from around the world, making for large and highly competitive fields.

Here is a list of PokerStars EPT events

EPT Portugal: November 16th to 21st
Casino Vilamoura
€5,000 + €300 buy-in
Cap: 600

EPT Prague: December 1st to 6th
Golden Prague Poker
€5,000 + €250 buy-in
Cap: 600

PokerStars Caribbean Adventure: January 4th to 14th
Atlantis Resort and Casino
$10,000 + $300 buy-in
Cap: 1,600

EPT Deauville: January 20th to 25th
Casino Barrière de Deauville
€5,000 + €300 buy-in
Cap: 600

EPT Copenhagen: February 16th to 21st
Casino Copenhagen
35,000 + 2,250 DKK buy-in
Cap: 500

EPT Germany: March 2nd to 7th
Details Not Yet Announced

EPT Snowfest: March 21st to 26th
Alpine PalaceSaalbach-Hinterglemm
€3,500 + €250 buy-in
Cap: 500

EPT Sanremo: April 15th to 21st
Casino Sanremo
€5,000 + €300 buy-in
Cap: Not Yet Announced

EPT Monte Carlo Grand Final: April 25th to 30th
Monte Carlo
€10,000 + €600 buy-in
Cap: 1,000

When you factor in other PokerStars tournaments such as the Latin American Poker Tour (LAPT), Asia Pacific Poker Tour (APPT), Russian Poker Tour (RPT), Czech-Slovak Poker Tour (CSPT), and Italian Poker Tour (IPT), 2010 will be chock full of events taking place just about every weekend. Millions of dollars are at stake and players would be wise to get after it.

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