The UK Online Poker Series is Under Three Weeks Away!
LONDON, October 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –
Fancy yourself as a bit of a poker superstar? Well soon you will be able to
put your skills to the test at Sky Poker’s UK Online Poker Series.
Are you an online poker superstar in-waiting? Do you want an opportunity to test your
abilities, and hopefully pocket some fantastic cash prizes? Well it seems that you should
enter the exciting and tense UK Online Poker [http://www.skypoker.com/poker/sky_lobby ]
The festival of poker [http://www.skypoker.com/poker/sky_lobby ] is a little under
three weeks away. With this being the case, satellites will be starting from Wednesday
10th October to give everybody a fair chance of participating in this fantastic event.
With a guaranteed prize pool of GBP250,000, there promises to be much competition for each
Currently, there are 24 UKOPS events, with some of them even being broadcast live on
Sky Poker TV. The first event of the series is set to start on 28th October at 8pm, with a
total buy-in of GBP110 and a prize pool of GBP20,000. The game will be in a Bounty Hunter
format, and each player will be given 4,000 chips. The first event will be televised, so
even if you are not involved, make sure that you are watching!
But if those stakes sound a little bit too high for your poker budget, then you can
always enjoy the Mini event that is happening on the same day. For a buy-in of GBP5.50,
this Bounty Hunter tournament will have an amazing guarantee prize pool of GBP2,500. Play
gets underway at 8.15pm.
The most spectacular of all of the UKOPS tournaments promises to be the Main Event,
which is being held on the 4th November at 8pm. This event will also be available for your
viewing pleasure on Sky Poker TV (Sky Channel 861), and it promises to be tense and
exciting with a staggering GBP50,000 set to be won. With a buy-in of GBP220, this
tournament is certainly not for the faint-hearted!
Again, coinciding with the Main Event will be a GBP10,000 Mini. For those not looking
to break the bank, a GBP33 buy-in will allow players to take part in this fantastic
For more information, or to start playing online poker now, visit the Sky
Poker [http://www.skypoker.com/poker/sky_lobby ] website.
Sky Poker is the British Sky Broadcasting’s online poker division, which allows users
to play poker online on their website and screens selected hands from various tournaments
and cash games on Sky Poker TV, allowing players on the site to become the stars of the TV
channel. Sky Poker focuses on poker online [http://www.skypoker.com ] and UK poker
players, with all play at the tables in pounds rather than dollars, as well as its own Sky
Poker Tour around the country.
Sky Poker is licensed and regulated by the Alderney Gambling Control Commission
SOURCE Sky Poker