Coming up next Aspers Newcastle will become the next stop on the partypoker WPT National UK Tour this weekend, as the World Poker Tour rolls in to the UK city for the very first time for an event taking place from May 1-4 across the Bank Holiday.
partypoker will be there to bring you the best of the best updates from the Main Event along with a cast of famous faces so stay tuned!
The first WPTNUK stop back in October 2013, saw John Ventre beating over 500 players and walking away with £20,250 for first place prize. Then quickly followed up by John Gudger crushing nearly 300 players in Milton Keynes and £12,750 for first. Last time around in March we saw Laurence Houghton Winning the WPT National London for £27,500!
One Hundred Happy Players And A Few Famous Faces
Over 100 players who qualified online at partypoker are expected to take part as well a touch of local celebrity with Big Brother 12 runner-up Jay McKray, Geordie Shore’s Jay Gardner and North East world boxing champion Stu Hall. The good news is that the partypoker
3 Times The Fun
The partypoker WPT National UK Newcastle £600 Main Event is split into three £200 flights. Players have the option to buy-in to one, two or all three of the Day 1 flights for £200. At the end of each flight chips will be bagged and moved forward to Day 2. All chips from each flight are accumulated to give players their total starting stack for Day 2. Flight one is 8pm on ThursdayMay 1, flight two is Friday May 2 at 2pm with flight three that evening at 8pm.
Side Events Galore
As well as the accumulator Main Event highlights of the side event schedule include WPTN Experience (£110 buy-in), WPTN 8 Max Bounty (£80 buy-in) and the WPTN Turbo Charged Deepstack (£55 buy-in). See here for more event details.
Bringing Up The Rear…
The Newcastle event is the fourth leg of the five-stop partypoker WPT National UK Tour taking place at Aspers Casinos. The final event sees a return to Aspers Westfield Stratford City London between July 3 – 6. And as for what happen when you mix the cast of ‘Geordie Shore’ with the WPT National UK latest stop? You’re just going to have wait and see…