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Nicky Piper - ex boxing champion turned celebrity poker player
Nicky Piper - ex boxing champion turned celebrity poker player
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The Grosvenor UK Poker Tour (GUKPT) is in its fifth year and Blackpool is set to play a starring role.

The sixth and final leg of the UK’s most prestigious poker tour will be held at Grosvenor G Casino on South Promenade from the November 7 to 13 and to celebrate Duke’s Diary and the G Casino are offering two fantastic competition prizes.

One lucky reader will win the chance to be treated like an A-lister and win a fantastic two part prize.

Firstly they’ll win a two hour poker training session with up to nine friends on Monday, November 7 at Blackpool’s G Casino and secondly they’ll win a seat in the GUKPT Blackpool tournament on Sunday November 13 and a meal for two in the venue’s Gallery restaurant.

That’s not all…. one lucky runner up will be in with a chance to win an exclusive seat in the GUKPT 10% Series online tournament at

The winner of both the on and offline events will earn a free place in the GUKPT Champion of Champions event with a £10,000 prize pool!

The GUKPT doesn’t just cater for poker pros, as beginners can also try their luck with the help of Grosvenor’s regular ‘how to play’ sessions.

Players can qualify for the GUKPT by playing satellites in casino or online at They can also find out exactly what’s going on through the Facebook page or watch the action from each event live on

The buy ins for GUKPT Blackpool events range from £100 to £1,000 with over £250,000 in prize money created.

To be in with a chance of winning this fantastic prize, simply answer the following question: When does the Grosvenor G Casino Blackpool GUKPT leg start?

(1). November 7. (2) December 7 (3) January 7

Terms and Conditions:

* Entrants must be over 18 years of age and entries close at 9am on Friday November 4.

* The prizes must be taken on November 7 and 13.

* Winners must provide all contact details including phone numbers

* Entrants must register at the casino in order to receive their prize

* Winners and their nominated guests must bring photo ID with them on the evening

* By accepting the prize, winners are agreeing to publicity.

Now simply e-mail your answer to, winners will be notified by e-mail.