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Aspers won the right to build a casino in Southampton and other UK poker news

Aspers won the right to build a casino in Southampton and other UK poker news

After many years of difficult struggle, Aspers Casino was granted a license to build a new “Super Casino” in the city of Southampton, which is located on the south coast of Great Britain.

Representatives of the company announced that they were awarded the “big reward” in the form of a license for a casino at Southampton’s Royal Pier, ahead of their rivals Grosvenor Casinos and Genting Casinos.

Aspers won the right to build a casino in Southampton and other UK poker news

The new casino, which received the last of the eight licenses issued by the UK government, will feature 150 electronic video slots and 30 gaming tables, located in the area of one thousand square meters. The project will create at least 180 new jobs and will be finished by 2021.

It is supposed that the new casino will host poker events in the same way as Glasgow hosted the Genting Poker Series with a £220 Main Event this week. 250 entries were accepted in general and a £50,000 prize pool was formed, beating the guarantee £35,000.

The last man standing was Derek Leach, who received as much as £12,550.

But if you are interested in a larger prize, then you will be happy to hear that the party poker Grand Prix Poker Tour heads to the home of Leeds United, Elland Road. With the buy-in of £109 the prize pool is £250,000 and the champion will leave the event with at least £35,000.

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As to the online poker, the PokerStars player “HKongBanker” won the fourth place in the Sunday Million. A deal between the last four players secured a $90,000 payday for the gambler.

One more British Player Christopher “NigDawG” Brammer, who was named number one online poker player by PocketFives, has fallen out of the UK top 20 lately. But thanks to the PokerStars Super Tuesday, Brammer currently resides in 13th place in the UK standings.

And the last and the most important news from the world of poker. As Unibet Poker recently dealt its 300 millionth hand of poker, it proceeds celebrating the landmark with pleasant rewards. The 300 millionth hand winner received €4,800 at €0.2/€0.4 table. Every 100,000 hands are being awarded with cash until the 315 millionth hand is dealt. So, all the fans of Unibet have good chances to win something.

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