The Grosvenor UK Poker Tour kicked off their Goliath tournament this week at the Ricoh Arena. The tournament will run through the 28th of August. It is being reported by pokernews.com that the Grosvenor Goliath has broken the previous European attendance recorded of 1,564.
This £100 tournament is expected to have an attendance of well over 1,700, which would set the new European record. First prize for the tournament will be around £32,000. This event shows that poker in the UK is still very popular and growing.
According to the tournaments website, “25% of the registration fee will go to the Marie Curie Cancer Care, who are a charity partner to both the Coventry City Football Club and Grosvenor Casinos”. If you are interested in more information about the tournament and the Grosvenor UK Poker Tour you can visit their website at http://www.grovenorukpokertour.com.
You can also watch the action for yourself through live streaming video here.