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UKIPT Edinburgh


The UKIPT returns to Scotland from the November 19-22 with a new and exciting venue for the UKIPT Edinburgh Main Event.

This year the UKIPT is being held in the Genting Club Casino at the Fountain Park Entertainment Centre in Edinburgh.

Highlights of the UKIPT Edinburgh stop include the Main Event which is a £700+£70 buy-in, The single re-entry Edinburgh Cup (£300+£30) buy-in and the High Roller which is also a single re-entry for £2,000+£200.



Dress Code: Smart casual is the general rule. Smart jeans and smart trainers are acceptable, however, football shirts, muscle/vest tops are not. For the security and safety of all patrons of the casino, it is vital that they can see people clearly on their CCTV system and so caps and other hats are not allowed.
Minimum Age: 18
Other information: Photo ID is required for entry and all players must sign standard waiver forms

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Players who have won full prize packages on PokerStars will be notified of their hotel details by email. You do not need to make a hotel reservation. If you have any queries, please email

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Tournament Buy-In Options



Buy-in using funds from your PokerStars account by following these tabs on the PokerStars client: ‘Live Events’ > ‘Europe’ > ‘UKIPT Edinburgh’.

Online Registration will be available up until two hours before the tournament starts. Online Registration will be available for the Main Event, High Roller and Edinburgh Cup.


PokerStars.UK users will not able to buy into live events via the client going forward. While we would like to allow you to directly buy-in to live events using money in your PokerStars.UK account, we are simply not permitted to offer such services going forward.

This will only affect you when you are trying to directly buy into live events using funds from your PokerStars.UK account. This has no impact on players who win satellite entries to live events, or players who buy-in using funds that are from outside of their PokerStars accounts.

Please be aware that you are going to need to use alternative mechanisms to buy-in to future live events, such as wire-transfers, cash and or by using a UK debit card.


Genting Pay is the easiest and most secure method of players transferring money before the event to Edinburgh Fountainpark.

Full Info:-


Player must have a Genting Online Account and be a Member of Fountain Park. In order to do registers at:

Players can chose to become a member of Genting and Genting Club Fountainpark at the same time. Please be aware that you will not be able to use Genting Pay if you have ever used a Credit Card on your account.


  • Allow Instant fund transfer for payment of £770. Players can transfer up to £10,000.
  • Easy online process.
  • No need for a player to physically carry £770+ funds to and from an event.
  • With UKIPT buy-ins ranging from £55 to £2,200, the minimum transaction of £50 covers this bracket.
  • No 3-7 (potential) days transaction period for withdrawal.

Please be aware that some players looking to deposit and transfer large sums of money will be asked for ID by our chat team. This is simply to adhere to Gambling Commission Rules on money laundering. Player must bring Photo ID & username to the Casino Cash Desk when attending the event.


Pre-Registration is not available via wire transfer, however you may wire funds to Genting’s Fountainpark Casino and use the funds to register at the venue in person.

If you wish to transfer funds for tournaments by wire transfer please email Fountainpark Genting Casino directly for instructions:

These funds will be held upon deposit for you to use for tournament buy-ins or cash games.

For any other enquiries regarding the UKIPT, please contact


Sterling GBP (£) is the only accepted currency, however, the Fountainpark Casino offers foreign exchange on Euros, US, Canadian and Australian Dollars, Swiss Francs, Japanese Yen, Swedish, Norwegian and Danish Crowns. There is no maximum a player can exchange, Please remember to bring your passport.


Please note that credit cards are not accepted at any UK licenced casinos including Genting Casinos.

All major UK debit cards are accepted at the Casino. Please contact the casino in advance if you wish to use an international debit card.


Genting Fountainpark Casino is handling all cash game wires. Please email them for further details at:

These funds will be held upon deposit for you to use for tournament buy-ins or cash games.

IMPORTANT: It can take up to five days for Genting Casinos to receive a bank transfer. Banking operations are available from Monday-to-Friday.

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November 18 - Wednesday
18:00 1 NL - Six Handed Turbo £150 + £15
20:00 2 NL - Freezeout Satellite to UKIPT Main Event  £100 + £10
November 19 - Thursday
12:00 3 UKIPT Main Event - Day 1A £700 + £70
18:00 4 NL - Freezeout Satellite to UKIPT Main Event  £100 + £10
20:00 5 NL - Turbo Win The Button £100 + £10
November 20 - Friday
12:00 3 UKIPT Main Event - Day 1B £700 + £70
18:00 6 NL - One Rebuy/One Add on Super Satellite to HR (Max Spend Allowed) €150 + €15, €150 Rebuy/Add On
20:00 7 NL - Turbo  £150 + £15
22:00 8 NL - Late Night Turbo £500 + £50
November 21 - Saturday
12:00 3 UKIPT Main Event - Day 2 CLOSED
12:00 9 NL - High Roller - 8 Handed - Single Re-Entry £2000 + £200
12:00 10 NL - Hyperturbo  Satellite to the Edinburgh Cup £50 + £5
14:00 11 NL - Edinburgh Cup Flight 1A - (One Entry Per Flight) £300 + £30
20:00 11 NL - Edinburgh Cup Flight 1B - (One Entry Per Flight) £300 + £30
November 22 - Sunday
12:00 3 UKIPT Main Event - Final Day CLOSED
12:00 12 PL- Omaha - Double Chance £200 + £20
12:00 11 NL - Edinburgh Cup Day 2 CLOSED
14:00 13 NL - Turbo - Super Deepstack - EPT Edition £150 + £15

All tournaments will have 3% of the tournament prize pool withheld to cover the costs of floor staff and dealers
We reserve the right to change, amend or alter any portion of the above schedule
All tournaments may have a day added or subtracted at Tournament Director discretion

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