Brighton Gears up for LCI UKPT 2012

May 30, 2012

After a fabulous event atGlasgow, the London Clubs International UK Poker Tour of 2012 has reachedBrighton,England. The second leg of the LCI UKPT has started at the Rendezvous casino on May 30 and will be there till June 5. Besides the main event that has a guaranteed prize pool, the Brighton LCI festival would be featuring a few other side events. The LCI UKPT is one of the major poker festivals in theUK, but sadly, the current WSOP happenings inLas Vegasseem to make it less exciting. The LCI events may not be as grand as the WSOP events, but they are being presented by and offer great prizes too.

Schedule of events

The London Clubs International poker tour is one of the major poker events in the UK. If you haven’t been able to make it to the WSOP this year, the LCI poker tour can be a consolation. The poker festival atBrightonbegun with £ 35 satellite tournament for the Main Event on May 30. After that, the schedule of events is as follows.

  1. On May 31, there will be a £ 110 No-limit Hold’em re-entry event. This will be the first side event, and will begin at 8:15 pm on the scheduled day.
  2. Another £ 35 satellite for the Main Event will take place at 4:00 pm on June 1. This will be followed by a £ 165 NLH re-entry event at 8:00 pm
  3. A £ 55 satellite event will take place on June 2, at 12:00 pm.  At 8:15 pm, there will be a NLH Turbo deepstack event, with a buy-in of £ 110.
  4. On June 3, there will be another £ 55 satellite for the Main Event. This will be followed by the £ 135 NLH Bounty event at 8:15 pm.
  5. A 2-day NLH re-entry event begins on June 4, at 7:00 pm. The event takes place through June 5 and has a buy-in of £ 360.
  6. The last side event of the poker tour is the £ 80 NLH event on June 5

The Main Event of the 2012 LCI UKPT atBrighton starts off at 2:00 pm on June 2, when Day 1a of the tournament takes place. Day 1b of the event is on June 3, while Day 2 is on June 4. The final table of the Main Event will be on June 5, 2012. The buy-in for the event is £ 550 and the guaranteed prize pool is £ 30,000.

How to participate

You can participate in the events by registering at the Rendezvous Casino directly, or register for it online, through the casino’s website. Entry for the Main Event is allowed on Day 1a and 1b, and you can enter it through a direct buy-in or through the satellite events.

Following the stint at Brighton, the London Clubs International UK Poker Tour will be at Nottingham in July, at Leeds in August, at London in September and finally come to a close atManchester in October.