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« on: August 14, 2019, 09:15:33 AM »

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Date                                            Club                                    Time
Day 1s
Mon 19th Aug                               Luton                                   7pm
Tue 20th Aug                                The Poker Room, London       7pm
Wed 21st Aug                                The Poker Room, London       7pm
Thurs 22nd Aug                             Thanet/Reading                     7pm
Fri 23rd Aug                                   Luton                                  7pm
Sat 24th Aug                                  The Poker Room, London       7pm
Sun 25th Aug                                  Luton                                  4pm
Mon 26th Aug (Turbo)                     The Poker Room, London      12pm
Day 2   

Anyone planning on playing this?

I am aiming to play Day 1 @ Vic on the Saturday.    
Mon 26th Aug                                The Poker Room, London       4pm
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« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2019, 10:35:19 AM »

Just been looking at this, will somebody understand it for me please?

Is it the one comp with day ones and twos scattered around the country?

Where/when is the final?

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« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2019, 10:50:09 AM »

Just been looking at this, will somebody understand it for me please?

Is it the one comp with day ones and twos scattered around the country?

Where/when is the final?





Here's the GUKPT page about it Tom, though I'm not sure it helps much. Presumably there is a full explanation of it somewhere, but I've not been able to find it yet.


https://www.gukpt.com/seasonal-specials/summer-sizzler/
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« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2019, 10:52:29 AM »


I found this on PokerNews which sheds a little more light on it;


Seasonal Specials
Other popular festivals return for 2019 and should prove to be a major hit. The Easter Beast, Summer Sizzler and Christmas Cracker all return. They each cover seven regions, each featuring a £115 buy-in tournament with £20,000 guaranteed prize pools.

This format sees players play Day 1 across seven regions before combining for Day 2 to play the tournament out for the title.
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« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2019, 11:03:07 AM »


I found this on PokerNews which sheds a little more light on it;


Seasonal Specials
Other popular festivals return for 2019 and should prove to be a major hit. The Easter Beast, Summer Sizzler and Christmas Cracker all return. They each cover seven regions, each featuring a £115 buy-in tournament with £20,000 guaranteed prize pools.

This format sees players play Day 1 across seven regions before combining for Day 2 to play the tournament out for the title.



But there seems to be day twos in several locations.
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« Reply #5 on: August 14, 2019, 11:19:51 AM »

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Date                                            Club                                    Time
Day 1s
Mon 19th Aug                               Luton                                   7pm
Tue 20th Aug                                The Poker Room, London       7pm
Wed 21st Aug                                The Poker Room, London       7pm
Thurs 22nd Aug                             Thanet/Reading                     7pm
Fri 23rd Aug                                   Luton                                  7pm
Sat 24th Aug                                  The Poker Room, London       7pm
Sun 25th Aug                                  Luton                                  4pm
Mon 26th Aug (Turbo)                     The Poker Room, London      12pm
Day 2   

Mon 26th Aug                                The Poker Room, London       4pm

Anyone planning on playing this?

I am aiming to play Day 1 @ Vic on the Saturday.    


Apologies - I seem to have inserted my comment in front of the Day 2 details.

Lots of regional events with multiple Day 1 venues - each regional has a set Day 2 venue on Bank Holiday Monday (unless you are in Yorkshire or Scotland, where Day 2 is @ Leeds on Sunday).
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« Reply #6 on: August 14, 2019, 11:44:37 AM »

Regional Day 2's

Scotland

Day 2      
Sun 25th Aug   Edinburgh   4pm

NorthWest

Day 2      
Mon 26th Aug   Manchester   4pm

Northeast

Day 2      
Mon 26th Aug   Stockton   4pm

Yorkshire

Day 2      
Sun 25th Aug   Leeds   4pm

Midlands

Day 2      
Mon 26th Aug   Walsall   4pm

South Coast

Day 2      
Mon 26th Aug   Portsmouth   4pm

Southeast

Day 2      
Mon 26th Aug   The Poker Room, London   4pm
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« Reply #7 on: August 14, 2019, 12:36:48 PM »

Thank you.

When and where is the final please?
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« Reply #8 on: August 14, 2019, 12:42:49 PM »

Thank you.

When and where is the final please?

Each Day 2 is a final, Tom. It's a series of regional tournaments, but they don't all end up in one final. The regional day 2's are, in, effect, all "finals".
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« Reply #9 on: August 14, 2019, 02:32:57 PM »

Thank you.

When and where is the final please?

Each Day 2 is a final, Tom. It's a series of regional tournaments, but they don't all end up in one final. The regional day 2's are, in, effect, all "finals".


So all the finals, (Cept Scotland) are on the same day, so the punters can't play more than one event and the staff can't be shared around?

Brilliant!
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« Reply #10 on: August 14, 2019, 05:09:17 PM »

It’s not a massive event though Tom.
Basically it’s a local tournament on Day 1 with a regional Day 2.

Before you ask,  no, making Day 2 doesn’t mean you are in the money.

It is a decent structure though.
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« Reply #11 on: August 14, 2019, 05:58:05 PM »

They are good comps.

I played the Pompey one at easter last year.

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« Reply #12 on: August 14, 2019, 06:40:06 PM »

I agree. That's why it would be nice to be able to play several.

No biggie though, it's all good.
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« Reply #13 on: August 14, 2019, 08:21:29 PM »

I agree. That's why it would be nice to be able to play several.

No biggie though, it's all good.

You can if you don't make a day 2.
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« Reply #14 on: August 14, 2019, 10:29:29 PM »

I agree. That's why it would be nice to be able to play several.

No biggie though, it's all good.

You can if you don't make a day 2.

You can buy in on Day 2
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