Thinking about playing live but not sure which event deserves to see the full range of your poker skills? We’ve got the answers…
1. LOW BUY-IN/BIG GUARANTEE
Unibet has stuck a €40k guarantee on each Main Event on the UK Tour and that means you’ll be playing for a five-figure first prize regardless of the number of runners. Leg 2 only attracted 134 players which meant a £13,200 overlay! The winner, Lukasz Kurcaba, trousered £13,500 and a €2k Unibet Open package in his first ever live cash.
2. FRIENDLY ATMOSPHERE
Unibet is the champion of the low-stakes poker player. It was the first major online site to ban HUDs and it wants to extend this ethos to the live arena. Unibet staff will be on hand to ensure that everyone has a great time no matter what their level of play. Never played live before? This is a great way to experience how much fun a live MTT is.
3. GREAT STRUCTURE
We can’t guarantee you’ll win the tournament unfortunately but we can guarantee you’ll get value for money. You get a 25k starting stack with 40-minute levels, which gives you loads of time to settle in and try out all the poker moves in your arsenal.
4. ADDED VALUE
As well as guaranteeing each Main Event for £40k, Unibet is adding two €2k Unibet Open packages into the prize pool. The winner gets one and the online qualifier who lasts longest gets the other. That’s a massive €4k of added value and the chance to play a bigger tournament, with life-changing money up for grabs, for free.
5. BEST CARDROOM IN THE SOUTH
The next leg is at the Rendezvous Casino in Brighton. This has just been revamped and it’s now one of the best – and comfiest – places to play in the UK. Don’t underestimate this, you’ll be playing there for the best part of two days (if all goes to plan!).
6. IT’S BY THE SEA
Everyone loves a weekend by the sea and while you don’t want to contemplate busting early, if you do get unlucky you can stick a hankie on your head and enjoy the delights of the South coast. There are loads of great restaurants and bars for the evening too.
7. TAKE A FRIEND AND MAKE A WEEKEND OF IT
Live poker is always more fun if you’ve got a friend with you. For starters you can do a last longer, which means at least one of you will be guaranteed to cash! You can also swap a percentage which means that even if you bust out early you’ll still have an interest in the tournament – and a good reason to stay and rail your mate all the way to the trophy.
8. LIVE POKER IS EXCITING
If you haven’t played live poker you’re missing out. There’s nothing like the thrill you get when the bubble bursts and you’re in the cash. Actually, we’re lying, there is – making the final table and then going on to win it all as your friends cheer you on from the rail.
9. WE’RE GOING TO BE THERE!
We’ve already booked our seats to Brighton so you can already guarantee value at the tables. If we bust out – and we most definitely will – we’ll see you at the bar to swap bad beat stories.
10. WIN YOUR €500 PACKAGE
Satellites are running daily on Unibet from as little as €1 up to the €100 finals where €500 packages are up for grabs. You can open a Unibet account here and then start playing
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