April is just around the corner now, with new plethora of live poker tournaments set to kick off on the territory of the UK and Ireland. The variety of events feature many different formats, buy-ins and guaranteed prize pools in order to meet the players’ preferences and expectations.
Here are the biggest and most significant live poker events that are scheduled to be held in April 2018:
APAT World Championship of Amateur Poker
The last day of March will see Manchester’s Grosvenor Casino Bury New Road host the APAT World Championship of Amateur Poker. The tournament, which takes place as part of the eleventh season of APAT, is to offer a vast range of events featuring affordable buy-ins and formats.
The three-day £110 buy-in Main Event is to kick off on April 2nd, offering four starting flights. The final day of the event is set for April 8th. As mentioned above, a variety of other events is to take place, including the NLHE Cash Championship, the NLHE Deepstack Championship, PLO Cash Championship, etc.
Genting Poker Series
Leg 6 of the 2018 edition of the Genting Poker Series Main is to be held from April 10th to 15th at the Genting Club Scheffield. The tournament is to feature a satellite event, a NLHE Super Seventy event featuring a guaranteed prize pool (GPP) estimated to £6,000, as well as a NLHE Masters event offering a £10,000 guaranteed prize. Of course, there will also be a three-day Main Event, with three Day 1s at the price of £440 and a GPP of £100,000.
The 2018 Genting Poker Series Mini, on the other hand, will have its Leg 7 held from April 26th to 29th. The tournament is to take place at the Genting Casino Salford, providing players with the chance to enter one of the three starting flights and try to get a chunk of the £35,000 guaranteed prize in return to a buy-in of £220.
Grosvenor 25/25 Series
The Grosvenor 25/25 Series will see three of its events take place in April. All of them will be held as two-day No Limit Hold’em events with three Day 1s at a £225 buy-in and offering a guaranteed prize pool of £25,000.
The first two events are to take place at the Grosvenor G Casino Didsbury and at the Grosvenor G Casino in Luton from April 12th to 15th. The third event is to be hosted at Newcastle’s Grosvenor G Casino in the period from April 19th to 22nd.
Grosvenor UK Poker Tour
The twelfth season of the Grosvenor UK Poker Tour (GUKPT) series is to see Leg 3 kick off on April 22nd at the Edinburgh-located Grosvenor Maybury Casino. The one-week tournament series is to provide live poker lovers with the chance to take part in a great variety of events, including a Mini Main Event, a NLHE Turbo event, a NLHE Bounty event, etc.
Of course, the three-day Main Event is the most-awaited one, with its unlimited re-entry option and a GPP estimated to £100,000.
April will see a variety of live poker events, with some of them set to be held during the Easter break.
First, it is the Easter Special, a one-day event that is to take place on April 1st at the Reading-based Grosvenor G Casino. The No Limit Hold’em event offers a buy-in of £77, as well as a guaranteed prize of £5,000. Then, two special events are to be held on April 2 – the Bank Holiday Monday and the One Day Special. The first one is to be hosted by The Empire Casino in London, with a NLHE format and a buy-in estimated to £108. The One Day Special, which is to feature a £115 buy-in and a £10,000 guaranteed prize pool, is to be hosted by the Luton’s Grosvenor G Casino.
The Grosvenor G Casino in Luton is to become home to three other One Day Special events, which are to take place on April 15th, April 22nd and April 29th. The three events offer different buy-ins and guaranteed prizes, with the first one featuring a £135 buy-in and a GPP amounting to £12,000. On the other hand, the One Day Special events that are to be held on April 22nd and April 29th can be entered in return to a buy-in of £100 and offers a £8,000 guaranteed prize pool.
On April 9th, the Poker Room in London is to see a Monthly 1K Special event kick off, with the No Limit Hold’em tournament being priced £1,100. Another Monthly Special live poker tournament featuring a buy-in amounting to £330 is to be held at the same casino venue on April 26th. Last but not least, The Poker Room is also set to become home to the Monthly 8-Max event on April 30th.
Other Live Poker Events in April
A number of other live poker tournaments are also set to kick off in the UK this April. The Genting Casino Torquay is to be held in the period from April 17th to 21st as a two-day event. The NLHE format will offer two starting flights, as well as a guaranteed prize pool of £15,000.
Then, London’s iconic Poker Room, which was formerly known as The Vic, is to host The London Deepstack tournament from April 19th to 22nd. The tournament is to be held in two game days with three Day 1s available at the price of £170.
Another live poker tournament – the PokerStars Megastack London – is to take place at the Hippodrome Casino in London. The Megastack tournament, which is to be held as part of PSMEGA Season 2 and PSLIVE Season 2018, is to start on April 27th, with four starting flights featuring a £170 buy-in available. In addition, two other events, including the £440 NLHE High Roller event and the £110 NLHE Cheap and Deep event.