Sky Poker

Niche independent online poker room Sky Poker has announced an all-new UK tournament series, the UK Poker Championship.

The event will get underway on February 17 next year for a week of poker in the Dusk Till Dawn casino in Nottingham.

The new seven-day event will include a £1100 main event with a guaranteed £500,000 prize pool from February 19-23.

“Everyone at Sky Poker is really excited about the UK Poker Championships,” Richard Milner, Head of Sky Poker, is quoted as saying.

“It will be the biggest live event we have ever had and comes hot on the heels of another successful season of the Sky Poker Tour, which culminated in our Grand Final, also at DTD.”