Grosvenor Casinos is giving six poker players free training and entry into Europe’s largest poker tournament with a guaranteed grand prize of £100,000 as long as their name is David, or a derivative thereof.
A spokesperson said: “Grosvenor Casinos has always supported the underdog and in keeping with the biblical parable of David and Goliath, Grosvenor Casinos is on the hunt to find their very own ‘David’ to take on Goliath and overcome the odds.”
Held in Coventry each year ‘Grosvenor Casinos Presents Goliath’ attracts the ultimate amateur elite of the poker world. Last year’s tournament saw a whopping 6,385 entrants try their hand at winning a portion of the £638,500 prize pool, with a grand first prize pot of £85,760. And this year promises to be bigger and better with a guaranteed first prize of £100,000.
Opened on 7th June and closing on 28th June, the Grosvenor Casinos ‘Search for a David’ competition will allow Daves, Davids, Davinas, Davidsons and any other derivative thereof, to enter via the Facebook page. Those selected will be put through their poker paces with intensive training from Grosvenor Casinos’ professionals in a two-day bootcamp. They will swat up on every poker variation, blinds, bluffs and learn tactics for keeping their cool within the intense Goliath atmosphere. Those that make the grade will be gifted free entry to ‘Grosvenor Casinos Presents Goliath’ for a shot at winning a life changing amount of money.
Speaking of ‘Search for a David’, head of brand for Grosvenor Casinos, Caroline Webb comments, “We’re really excited to be able to offer the nation’s ‘Davids’ and ‘Davinas’ a chance at winning this life-changing amount of money. Grosvenor Casinos’ poker pros are amazing and will certainly get them into fighting form to take on the mighty Goliath.”