£250,000 Sky Poker Tour 2011/12 Dates Announced

Sep 09, 2011, 05:20 ET from Sky Poker

LONDON, September 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --

Sky Poker is delighted to announce a revamped schedule for the 2011/12 Sky Poker Tour season, with over £250,000 in guaranteed prizepools and even more chances for players to win a Sky Poker Tour event.

Sky Poker, experts in the field of online poker games, have announced the dates and revamped schedule for the fourth season of the Sky Poker Tour. With more two day events, SPT side events, a split venue weekend and even larger guaranteed prize pools, Season 4 should be a stormer for players of the UK poker room.

Please find below details for the six Sky Poker Tour legs and the Grand Final finale which will once again be hosted at Dusk Till Dawn in Nottingham.

Leg 1 - Dusk Till Dawn, Nottingham  (Six-Max Event)
29th - 30th October 2011 - 2 day event
£220 buy-in, 200 runner cap.

Leg 2 - Aspers Casino, Newcastle
10th December 2011
£110 buy-in, 150 runner cap.

Leg 3 - G Casino, Luton
28th - 29th January 2012 - 2 day event
£220 buy-in, 200 runner cap.

Leg 4 North - Alea Casino, Glasgow
10th March 2012
£110 buy-in, 150 player cap.

Leg 4 South - G Casino, Brighton
10th March 2012
£110 buy-in, 130 player cap.

Leg 5 - Les Croupiers, Cardiff
28th April 2012
£110 buy-in, 200 player cap.

Leg 6 - G Casino, Blackpool (Bounty Hunter Event)
23rd & 24th June 2012
£220 buy-in, 150 player cap

Grand Final - Dusk Till Dawn, Nottingham
25th & 26th August 2012
£330 buy-in, 250 player cap.

As well as the Main Events at each of these legs, all venues will also be hosting SPT side events on both Friday and Saturday nights. Two day events will also see the inclusion of a Sunday side event, completing what will promise to be a bumper weekend of poker games.

"It's promises to be the biggest and best ever Sky Poker Tour. Our customers love these events and I'm sure they will be putting dates in the diary for these" said Richard Milner, head of Sky Poker.  "With the addition of a new Sky Poker Tour Leaderboard too, it's sure to be even more competitive tour."

Details of the satellites for Leg 1 of the 2011-12 Sky Poker Tour will be announced soon, but as always each tournament will be designed for smaller bankrolls and focus on great structures. For further information, go to https://www.skypoker.com/secure/poker/sky_lobby/poker-promotions/sky-poker-tour-2012.

About SkyPoker.com.

Sky Poker is the British Sky Broadcasting's online poker division, which allows users to play poker games 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 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 (AGCC).

About Sky Poker TV

Sky Poker TV launched in February 2007 and since then has expanded to show more content from the site, highlights from the Sky Poker Tour (SPT), as well as regular live appearances and interviews from the top names in poker.

Contact: Dave Bland, Poker Content Manager, Sky Betting & Gaming, 3rd Floor, West Cross House, 2 West Cross Way, Brentford, TW8 9DE, T: +44(0)207-032-4108, E: david.bland3@bskyb.com

SOURCE Sky Poker