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Isle of Man

For the second year running, the UK and Ireland’s biggest poker tour is off to the Isle of Man - the home of PokerStars! Join players from across the region, and some of Team PokerStars Pro’s most recognisable names, for another unmissable UKIPT event at the historic Villa Marina venue in Douglas.

The £350,000 guaranteed UKIPT Main Event will take place from October 2-6, 2014, and you can buy-in directly for £700 + £70.

Away from the poker, Douglas will also play host to a talent-rich PokerStars Isle of Man International Chess Tournament. The event takes place from October 4-12, and will feature some of the world’s best chess players, including the UK’s top Grandmaster, Michael Adams.

Located in the Irish Sea, the Isle of Man is a British Crown Dependency and has been the home of PokerStars since 2005. With a thriving poker scene, friendly locals, and a venue right on the sea front, UKIPT Isle of Man will be one of the most unforgettable stops on Season 4. Don’t miss your chance to leave a mark on the island this October!

TOURNAMENT INFO

Villa Marina
Villa Marina Arcade Harris Promenade
Douglas, IM1 2HJ
Tel No: +44 1624 694500
Website: http://cfvg.gov.im/

Dress Code: No dress code
Minimum Age: 18
Other information: Photo ID is required for entry and all players must sign up to PS Live.

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ACCOMMODATION

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 ukipt@pslive.com.

UKIPT Hotels

For all other poker players, media and anyone else planning to attend UKIPT tournaments, we have set up a dedicated website for hotel bookings: www.ukipthotels.com. Please e-mail info@ukipthotels.com or call +34 93 352 1010 to take advantage of our special hotel rates.

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How to get there

The Isle of Man has fantastic air links, and flights to the islands are available from many major airports situated in the UK, Channel Islands and Ireland. Most airlines operate daily flights, and the journey takes just under 30 minutes from the North West of England, while flights from London take approximately one hour. Connections to and from mainland Europe and other destinations are also readily available.

Airlines

  • Aer Lingus
    • Fly between the Isle of Man and Dublin. For more information phone 0871 718 2020 or visit www.aerlingus.com.
  • British Airways
    • Fly between the Isle of Man and London City Airport. For more information phone 0844 493 0787 or visit www.britishairways.com.
  • CityWing
    • Fly between the Isle of Man and Belfast City, Blackpool, Glasgow, Gloucester, Jersey and Newcastle. For more information phone 0871 200 0440 or visit www.citywing.com.
  • EasyJet
    • Fly between the Isle of Man, Liverpool and London Gatwick. For more information phone 08431 041200 or visit www.easyjet.com.
  • Flybe
    • Fly between the Isle of Man and Birmingham, Liverpool and Manchester. For more information phone 0871 700 2000 or visit www.flybe.com.

Isle of Man Airport, also known as Ronaldsway Airport (Purt Aer Vannin in Manx), is the main civilian airport on the Isle of Man.

The Airport is located in the south of the island at Ronaldsway near Castletown, 11 km; 6.9 miles southwest of Douglas the island's capital. Along with the Isle of Man Sea Terminal, it is one of the two main gateways to the island.

Ferries

Travel to the Isle of Man by sea and you’ll have the option of coming on foot or bringing your car.

The Steam Packet Company operates ferry services to the Isle of Man from Heysham, Liverpool, Dublin and Belfast.

Choose between the conventional ferry - the Ben-my-Chree - which operates all year from Birkenhead, Heysham, Dublin and Belfast or the fast craft - Manannan - which runs between March and November from Liverpool, Dublin and Belfast.

On board both ships you’ll find shops, cafes and bars, as well as premium and executive lounges if you are looking to travel in style.

The ferry terminal is located in the heart of Douglas, a short walk or taxi ride from the Villa Marina.

Please check with the Steam Packet Company on 01624 661661, for timetables, fares and detailed booking information.

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SCHEDULE

Click for the full UKIPT Isle of Man Festival Schedule, including starting stacks and level times.

TIME # EVENT BUY IN
Cash Games On Demand
October 1 - Wednesday
18:00 1 NL - Hold’em Unl. Rebuy + Addon Super Sat to UKIPT Main Event - 10 Seats Guaranteed £50 + £5
20:00 2 NL - Hold’em Six Handed Turbo £100 + £10
October 2 - Thursday
12:00 3 UKIPT Main Event - Day 1A - Single Re-Entry allowed into day 1B* £700 + £70
18:00 4 NL - Hold’em Unl. Rebuy + Addon Super Sat to UKIPT Main Event - 10 Seats Guaranteed £50 + £5
20:00 5 NL - Hold’em Turbo £100 + £10
October 3 - Friday
12:00 3 UKIPT Main Event - Day 1B £700 + £70
18:00 6 NL - Hold’em Unl. Rebuy + Addon Super Sat to High Roller (£50 RB) £100 + £10
18:00 7 Combined Chess & NL Hold’em (40 player cap) £200 + £20
21:30 8 NL - Hold’em Turbo Win The Button £100 + £10
October 4 - Saturday
12:00 3 UKIPT Main Event - Day 2 CLOSED
12:00 9 NL - Hold’em High Roller - "8 Handed" - Single Re-Entry £2000 + £200
15:00 10 NL - Hold’em Hyper Turbo Freezeout Satellite to Isle of Man Cup £50 + £5
18:00 11 NL - Isle of Man Cup - Single Re-Entry £300 + £30
21:00 12 Charity NL Hold’em Tournament (All £50 donations matched by Helping Hands)** £50
October 5 - Sunday
12:00 3 UKIPT Main Event - Day 3 CLOSED
12:00 13 PLO - Double Chance £150 + £15
12:00 11 NL - Isle of Man Cup - Day 2 CLOSED
15:00 14 NL – Hold’em Turbo - Super Deepstack - EPT Edition £100 + £10
October 6 - Monday
12:00 3 UKIPT Main Event - Final Table CLOSED

*Single re-entry is allowed into day 1B for players only are eliminated from 1A only. Players who are eliminated on day 1B cannot re-enter.

3% will be withheld from all prize pools to cover staffing costs.

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.

** 100% of entry fee and matched funds donated to Crossroads Care.

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