The third leg of the 2010 Coral.co.uk British Masters Poker Tour is in Liverpool from 9 to 11 July. Hosted by Gala Casino Leo overlooking Liverpool’s Queens Dock, the £500+50 main event will kick off at 2pm on Saturday 10 July. The two day event is expected to have a prize pool in excess of £35,000, with the winner also securing a seat at the end-of-season play-off for £15,000 worth of Coral.co.uk sponsorship in 2011*. There are also a £200+20 and £100+10 side events on Friday 9 and Sunday 11 respectively.
Getting your seat at the CBMPT Liverpool
Coral.co.uk is running online satellites to this event, every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 8:30pm. These $80 finals pay-out a guaranteed seat and expenses for every 14 runners. Players can qualify for online finals in daily $5.50 rebuy and $11 freeze-out satellites. Gala Casino Leo is running a freeroll super-satellite on Thursday 8 July with five main event seats guaranteed. Buy-in is FREE with a £5 fee; 2,000 starting stack, two rebuys (4,000 chips) and super-add-on (6,000 chips) are available for £20. Players can also buy-in to any event of the Liverpool CBMPT via the cash desk of Gala’s 27 casinos in the UK and Gibraltar. The dates and venues for the 2010 CBMPT are:
- Bristol: Gala Harbourside Casino: 7-9 May (Winner: David Harris)
- Leeds: Gala Casino Leeds: 11-13 June (Winner: Ross Johnson)
- Liverpool: Gala Casino Leo : 9-11 July
- Nottingham: Gala Casino, Maid Marion Way: 30 July to 01 August
- Stockton-on-Tees: Gala Casino Teesside: 10-12 September
- Edinburgh: Gala Maybury Casino: 29-31 October
The end of season play-off is a live 8-seater event, comprising the winners of the six 2010 Coral.co.uk British Masters Poker Tour events, the top money winner on the tour, and the highest online points scorer (points are awarded to players in CBMPT satellites on www.coral.co.uk, www.galapoker.co.uk and www.eurobet.com). The winner of the play-off will receive a £10,000 poker sponsorship package for 2011 from Coral.co.uk, and for the first time in 2010 the runner-up will get £5,000 sponsorship.
For additional information about the tour visit the official website: www.britishmasterspokertour.co.uk