Season 4 of the UKIPT
Season 4 of the UK & Ireland’s biggest and best live poker tour breaks new ground with a visit to Marbella in Spain for its opening event, and from there it continues to the hottest poker destinations in the region. Each stop on the tour has been chosen for its cultural interest as well as for its location at one of many poker hubs in the UK and Ireland. There are live updates throughout each Main Event on the PokerStars Blog – follow the action as it happens from the first card dealt to the last hand on the final table. Many events are also being filmed and will be broadcast via the PokerStars.tv webshow.
Season 3 of the UKIPT
A total of nine stops made up the third season of the hugely successful UK & Ireland Poker Tour (UKIPT). The schedule took in some of the region's most prestigious poker destinations including the first Bristol UKIPT, Online UKIPT and the first dedicated Grand Final held in London. All tournaments attracted the huge player fields we've come to expect from the UK & Ireland's biggest and most popular poker tour, including a record-breaking 1,625 players at the Nottingham event.
Season 2 of the UKIPT
PokerStars UK & Ireland Poker Tour – gained huge popularity in its inaugural season and returned for Season 2 with a 2011 circuit spanning the islands. Each of the nine stops had a guaranteed six-figure prize pool and there were record-breaking turnouts – the Nottingham leg held at Dusk Till Dawn gathered the largest live field ever seen in the UK (1,058) and awarded champion Gareth Walker a top prize of £109,000.
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A table will appear below showing the current leaderboard rankings, once the results are in from PokerStars Marbella Festival, June 12-16, 2013.