The Unibet UK Poker Tour returns for a fifth season in 2020 with four stops taking place in London and Newcastle and a total of £250,000 in prize pool guarantees across the season.
The first three stops will feature £220 buy-in Main Events, each with a £50,000 guarantee, starting in London in March. The Unibet UK Poker Tour Grand Finale at Aspers Stratford will be held next December, featuring a £440 buy-in, £100,000 guarantee Main Event.
The first three events of 2020 will each feature four starting flights – Day 1a, Day 1b, Day 1c and a Turbo Day 1d. The Grand Finale in London will feature five starting flights – Day 1a, Day 1b, Day 1c, Day 1d and a Turbo Day 1e. Players are allowed two re-entries per starting day – with the option to take their largest stack through to the Final Day. All players receive a 30,000 starting stack.
In addition to the cash prizes at each stop, a €2,000 Unibet Open package will also be awarded in an exclusive Last Longer competition for Unibet Poker online qualifiers. 10% will be retained from each buy-in to cover registration fees.
The dates for the 2020 Unibet UK Poker Tour are as follows:
- March 5-8: Aspers Stratford, London – £220 Main Event, £50k guarantee
- May 28-31: Aspers Newcastle – £220 Main Event, £50k guarantee
- September 24-27: Aspers Stratford, London – £220 Main Event, £50k guarantee
- December 9-13: Unibet UK Poker Tour Grand Finale, Aspers Stratford, London – £440 Main Event, £100k guarantee
Aspers Stratford is one of the UK’s leading casinos with a giant poker room which has hosted many premier tournaments such as the Unibet Open.
Each 2020 stop will also include a side event starting late afternoon on the final day of the event. At the first three stops, this will be a Deep Stack Turbo. The Unibet UK Poker Tour Grand Finale side event will be a Big Bounty 50/50.
How to qualify online
Satellites are already underway for the UK tour on Unibet Poker with packages worth €500 up for grabs including the £220 Main Event buy-in + cash towards hotel and travel expenses. Feeder satellite buy-ins starting from as little as €0.05 for the regular Centroll Flip tournaments. Weekly qualifiers guaranteeing three €500 packages are taking place every Saturday at 7pm, costing £50 to enter. There is also a one seat guaranteed qualifier taking place at 7pm every Monday. Live satellites will take place at Aspers Stratford on the Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday before the first event of the season starts there on March 5. The satellites will be re-entry tournaments costing £20 to enter.
Players who have won packages or seats online for the Unibet UK Poker Tour from previous years will be able to use them throughout the 2020 season but must use them before the end of 2020. Players are advised to check out the tour’s new Terms and Conditions as these have been revised for the 2020 season.