Fournier Playing Cards will once again sponsor the Grosvenor UK Poker Tour, which includes Grosvenor Casino Coventry’s Goliath tournament, the biggest Live Event outside Las Vegas.
The tour records 9,300 main event entries, with 11 days of live poker, 33 events to play, and the main event 1st prize amounts to £118,000 for a £125 buy in.
The cards used at Grosvenor UK Poker Tour will be Fournier 100 per cent Plastic playing cards.
Javier Berasategui, Managing Director of Fournier Playing Cards, said: “Poker players are certainly one of the most demanding types of players. They fold the cards beyond imagination to sneak a peek, bringing a tremendous stress on cards. That is the reason we at Fournier craft 100% PVC Plastic playing cards that recover quickly their shape after hundreds of games. They are also more resistant to scratching than other PVC cards.”
Russell Tamplin, Head of Poker for Grosvenor Casinos, added: “Our first partnership with Fournier for this event dates back to 2007. The highest levels of competition demand the highest quality cards. Not only players but also dealers and tremendously demanding with all the poker equipment used at the tournament so we know that with Fournier all the poker hands will be in the best possible hands.”
The GKUPT Grand Finalwill take place from November 18 to December 1 at Grosvenor Casino The Victoria London.