LONDON, UK – February 9 – PokerStars.co.uk today announced the addition of four exciting stops to the UK & Ireland Poker Tour (UKIPT) Season 3 schedule. The new destinations are Swansea, Edinburgh, Cork and London.
Season 2 saw the UKIPT become the richest live poker tour in the region, and with the addition of four new stops, Season 3 looks set to maintain this position, guaranteeing £250,000 or €250,000 for every stop on the current schedule (excl. Grand Final).
With the UKIPT experiencing record-breaking field sizes in Season 2 and growing demand for regional diversity, the UKIPT will be heading to Wales for the first time, with a trip to Aspers Casino, Swansea from November 22-26, 2012. The stop will incorporate a £700 + £70 main event and a wide range of side events.
UKIPT President Kirsty Thompson said: “We are delighted to bring the UKIPT to Wales for the...