Sky Poker UKOPS info

Sky Poker UKOPS 2015The Easter Weekend may be a time for you to put your feet up from work and perhaps enjoy a bit of the kids chocolate eggs, but if you are looking for something a little more exciting then Sky Poker has the promotion that will certainly brighten up any bank holiday weekend.

That’s because Sky Poker has announced that from Good Friday on the 3rd April, through until Easter Monday on the 6th April, they will be running the thirteenth installment of their popular UK Online Poker Series (known almost exclusively a s UKOPS).

The UKOPS series of events has been running for several years now and over that time they have grown into one of the most popular online tournament series in the UK. There are several UKOPS events each year, often coinciding with the major holiday periods and over time Sky Poker have adapted the format and types of tournaments they offer based on feedback and demand from its customers.

The new UKOPS XIII event is no exception as Easter Monday has been designated as the first Turbo UKOPS (TUKOPS) event and as always, there is a prestigious Sky Poker bracelet on offer, together with a place in the UKOPS Hall of Fame for each daily Main Event winner.

Let’s take a look at the full tournament schedule for each day of the promotion, which shows how the £150,000 in guaranteed prize money will be split between each of the events. All times stated below are Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

It promises to be a egg-stravaganza of a weekend that is choc-full of exciting poker and all you need to do to take part, is be a Sky Poker customer. Click through for a Sky Poker no deposit bankroll to get you going at one of the most popular UK online poker sites.

Good Friday – 3rd April – UKOPS XIII Day One

The highlight of Good Friday for the higher rollers is the £20,000 Guaranteed Bounty Hunter Main Event at 8pm. This is your first chance to earn a bracelet and a place in the Hall of Fame, with the buy in to the biggest event of the first day being £110.  There is another Bounty Hunter for higher rollers (buy in £55) that starts at 22:00 and which has a guaranteed prize of at least £5,000.

If you are a mid-level buy in player looking for games in the £10 to £30 bracket, then Day One kicks off with the first event of the tournament at 16:00, an £11 buy in Bounty Hunter event with £2,000 guaranteed. A similar event follows at 21:00 which is a £22 buy in, but where there is a £4,000 guarantee. Omaha fans will also be delighted to see a £22.00 buy in event starting at 18:00, with a guaranteed prize fund of £2,000.

Finally, if you want some great online tournament action at a cheap price Day One of the UKOPS offers a choice of games for under £10. There are two separate £5.50 buy in Rebuy events, one at 17:00 and another at 20:30, with the first having a £2,000 guarantee and the second a £3,000 guarantee, while for just £3.30 you can play in the £1,000 guaranteed Bounty Hunter event with cards in the air at 19:00.

Easter Saturday – 4th April – UKOPS XIII Day Two

Sky PokerIf you want to try and win a UKOPS bracelet for the cheapest buy in possible, then Saturday is the day to play with the Rebuy Main Event starting at 20:00 with a £15,000 prize fund guaranteed and a buy in of just £55.  You can then round the evening off at 22:00 by playing in another £55 buy in event, the £5,000 Guaranteed Bounty Hunter.

Mid stakes players can also play in their own Rebuy event starting at 16:00, which is an £11 buy in with a £2,000 guaranteed prize fund. A Freezeout costing £22 kicks off at 18:00 with £2,000 guaranteed and then at 21:00, you can play in a £22 buy in Bounty Hunter with a £4,000 guaranteed prize fund.

There’s three tournaments open to play in for under £10 including a £5.50 Bounty Hunter (£2,000 guaranteed) at 17:00, a £3.30 Bounty Hunter (£1,000 guaranteed) at 19:00 and lastly a £5.50 Rebuy event at 20:30 with a £3,000 guaranteed prize fund.

Easter Sunday – 5th April – UKOPS XIII Day Three

There are another eight tournaments on Easter Sunday with the schedule very similar to the two days that precede it. The big event on Sunday is the UKOPS XIII Main Event, a £110 buy in Freezout starting at 8pm, which has the series biggest prize fund of £30,000 up for grabs.  Higher rollers may also be interested in the final event of the evening, a £55 buy in Bounty Hunter at 22:00, with a guaranteed prize fund of £6000.

For mid-level buy in players, there’s two £11 buy in events scheduled for Sunday. The first starts at 16:00 and is a £2,000 Bounty Hunter, and the second starts at 18:00 and is a £2,000 Freezeout. At 21:00 and for a buy in of £22, you can also play in a £5,000 guaranteed Freezeout event.

If you prefer smaller stakes, then you have two £5.50 events to pick from, one at 17:00, a £2,000 Rebuy event, and a £3,000 Bounty Hunter that starts at 20:30. For the cheapest poker of the entire series, tune in at 19:00 on Sunday night for the £2.20 Rebuy event, which has a guaranteed prize fund of £1,000.

Easter Monday – 6th April – TUKOPS XIII Day Four

Easter Monday has been designated as Turbo UK Online Poker Series Day, with a whole host of Turbo-themed tournaments. Indeed, there are a total of 12 separate tournaments being run on the final day of action and if you are looking for great value poker and quicker games, this is the day to tune in to play.

There’s another Main Event, which takes place at 20:00, a £55 buy in Bounty Hunter event, which sees £15,000 guaranteed and of course, a bracelet and place in the Hall of Fame for the winner.

That’s the only big money event on Easter Monday but there are a whole host of cheaper events to play in.

If you want to pay between £10 and £25, then you have four events to pick from, three with a buy in of £11 (a £1,000 Turbo Freezeout at 15:00, a £2,000 Turbo Freezeout at 18:00 and a £2,500 Turbo Freezeout at 21:00) as well as another event with a buy in of £22 (a £5,000 Bounty Hunter event starting at 22:00).

Lastly, if you want great value poker, then Monday is a great day to play with five events available at a £5.50 buy in and two available for just £3.30. Start the day at 14:00 with a £3.30 Turbo Bounty Hunter (£1,000 guaranteed) and then there is another of the same tournament to play in at 17:00 for the exact same buy in.

For £5.50 you can play in the 16:00 £2,000 Rebuy event, the £2,500 Turbo Bounty Hunter event (19:00), the £3,000 Turbo Bounty Hunter event (20:30), a £3,000 Nounty Hunter (21:30) and lastly the final event of the series, the Turbo Bounty Hunter event at 22:00 with £2,000 guaranteed.