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GUKPT Going For A Record Field

Posted by David Cowell on March 04, 2011 at 6:47 GMT

goliath gukpt pokerG Casino introduces Goliath: a five-day poker tournament planning to break European records at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, running from the 22nd to 28th August 2011. Up to 1,500 players will have the unique opportunity to attempt the ultimate live poker challenge and at the same time support Marie Curie Cancer Care.

Take down Goliath and win the largest event ever held in Europe, for a buy-in of just £100 + £25, of which £10 goes directly to charity – G Casino are hoping to raise £5,000 for Marie Curie Cancer Care – enough to provide 250 hours of nursing time – while building a prize-pool of astounding proportion to the buy-in.

The Ricoh Arena, a state-of-the-art 21st century complex, provides a huge conference area as well as exhibition, hotel and sports facilities; combined with the poker equipment, legion of experienced dealers and tournament know-how of G Casino it is ideally suited to host a poker event of this unprecedented size.

Goliath will combine the deep-stacked No Limit Hold’em structure and excitement of the brick-and-mortar game with the sort of field size usually only found on the virtual felt.  Beginner or pro, playing against this multitude of competitors each day (midday to 10pm) will test the poker stamina and skill of everyone who individually attempts to topple the giant – but the reward for doing so will be great.

Reserve your place by buying-in directly at any Grosvenor or G Casino, or accept the challenge of Goliath online.  There will be many opportunities in the run-up to August to qualify at for as little as £1, making this tournament one of the most accessible (and definitely the most original) event of the year.