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The National Poker League returns for 2021/22! The Player of the Year will once again be joining #TeamGrosvenor with a sponsorship deal now worth £35,000! The top performing players will also win poker packages and there will be TWO playoffs!

League Table

 

Last Updated: Tuesday 26th July 2022

Events Added: GUKPT Reading

 

Position

Name

Points

+/-

+/-

1

Matthew Davenport

363.84

🡸

0

2

John Bousfield

249.76

🡸

0

3

Calogero Morreale

235.03

🡹

1

4

Andrew Bak

222.56

🡻

1

5

Tim Chung

192.41

🡸

0

6

Paul Rigg

171.84

🡸

0

7

Phil Tate

153.93

🡹

1

8

Francis Obadun

152.85

🡻

1

9

Christopher Peter Johnson

142.84

🡹

16

10

Vaidas Siriunas

140.41

🡸

0

11

Leon Campbell

139.57

🡹

4

12

J K

137.03

🡻

3

13

Masoud Etemadiherisi

133.77

🡹

11

14

Robert Steven Douras

129.78

🡻

3

15

Tai Hoang

128.55

🡻

3

16

Ben Maregedze

127.73

🡻

3

17

Renee Xie

127.64

🡹

4

18

Robert Boon

126.79

🡻

4

19

Bhavin Khatri

125.70

🡻

3

20

Bixi Yao

123.02

🡻

3

What is the National Poker League?

The National Poker League is a points-based league, where points are awarded to players for cashing in any qualifying tournaments outlined in the NPL Schedule. This includes both online and live poker tournaments - points are awarded based on the Buy-in, Entries and Finishing Position.

The 1st place £35,000 Sponsorship Package includes £20,000 added from Grosvenor Poker, with the remainder, as well as the additional packages, funded by the players who take part in any of the LIVE NPL tournaments. 2% will be deducted from the prizepool of all qualifying LIVE events and added to the National Poker League prize fund.

What are the prizes?

1st Place £40,000 Sponsorship Package + Grosvenor Casinos Player of the Year Trophy
2nd - 3rd Place 2023 £20k Diamond Package
4th - 5th Place 2023 £15k Diamond Package
6th - 8th Place 2023 £10k Diamond Package
9th+ Place Entry to National Poker League Play-off Final (£5k Packages)

£40,000 Sponsorship Package

The winner will join the #TeamGrosvenor Pro roster in 2023, with a sponsorship deal worth £35,000. This is £20k added value plus £15,000 in parachute package payment for 2024 & 2025 paid from the collected prizepool – full details in the terms.

Diamond Packages

These packages will be funded from 50% of the collected prizepool.

The Playoff Final - £5k Platinum Packages

Numbers of entrants to the playoff final and total packages still TBC.

Collected Prizes

Payouts may change based on amount collected.

Schedule of Events 2022

All the events below count towards the National Poker League

How are points calculated?

Use our calculator to work out how many points you have earned in a particular tournament you’ve played or use it to calculate what you in need in the chase for the prizes!

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Leaderboard Points

Hall of Fame

PLAYER OF THE YEAR 2021

Euan McNicholas is the 2021 Player of the Year and NEW #Team Grosvenor Sponsored Pro! After a very close battle with Ben Teague, Euan pulled together a fine run of results to get the job done. Euan’s biggest win of the year was the GUKPT London Main in July for over £165k.

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Position Player Name Reward Points
1 Euan Mcnicholas £20,000 Sponsorship Package + Grosvenor Casinos Player of the year Trophy 998.77
2 Ben Teague 2022 Diamond Package 947.28
3 Christopher Johnson 2022 Diamond Package 883.97
4 Paul Rigg 2022 Diamond Package 833.48
5 Guy Taylor 2022 Diamond Package 816.71
6 Andrew Bak 2022 Diamond Package 783.75
7 John Bousfield 2022 Diamond Package 780.94
8 Christopher Maguire 2022 Diamond Package 771.25
9th - 77th Various Players NPL Play-off spot 783.75 to 393.69

PLAYER OF THE YEAR 2020

John Bousfield is the 2020 Player of the Year! He held the top spot from March and played 168 qualifying tournaments! This included winning a GUKPT Manchester £250 Side Event, a 2nd place in the Grand Final 6 Max and 3rd in the National 25-50.

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Position Player Name Reward Points
1 John Bousfield 2020 Diamond GUKPT Package + Grosvenor Casinos Player of the Year Trophy 1127.29
2 Guy Taylor 2020 Diamond GUKPT Package 1117.56
3 Kevin Charalambous 2020 Diamond GUKPT Package 1087.35
4 Andrew Bak 2020 Diamond GUKPT Package 1066.64
5 Haresh Thaker 2020 Diamond GUKPT Package 1049.21
6th - 77th Various Players NPL Play-off spot 1021.27 to 406.76

PLAYER OF THE YEAR 2019

Richard Kellett was our 2019 Player of the Year after an outstanding year of results. His dominating performance included final tabling 4 out of 6 GUKPT main events, 6x 25/25 series final tables back to back... to back... plus three deepstack final tables.

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Position Player Name Reward Points
1 Richard Kellett 2020 Diamond GUKPT Package + Grosvenor Casinos Player of the Year Trophy 548.65
2 John Bousfield 2020 Diamond GUKPT Package 492.59
3 Michael Fletcher 2020 Diamond GUKPT Package 478.21
4 Haresh Thaker 2020 Diamond GUKPT Package 474.89
5 Ben Maregedze 2020 Diamond GUKPT Package 473.1
6 - 77 Various Players NPL Play-off spot 460.66 - 153.82
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All National Poker League events can be found on the Grosvenor Poker Live App.

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The National Poker League 2022

Terms and Conditions

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    General

    • The National Poker League (NPL) will apply in all Grosvenor Casino’s where “Grosvenor Presents Events” (GPE) are held.
    • GPE events will also be held on Grosvenorpoker.com
    • The National Poker League 2022 will start on Thursday 18th November 2021 and finish on 18th December 2022.
    • Grosvenor Casinos reserves the right to change finish date of this promotion.
    • Final league standings will be announced by 31st December 2022.
    • The National Poker League will apply to all “GPE” as follows:
    •   a) GUKPT Festival Events

        b) G400

        c) 25/25

        d) Goliath

        e) DeepStack

        f) Online – GUKPT Closer’s

        g) Online – Special Events

      1. GPE restricted events will not have any deductions made and will not have any league points awarded (Women’s, Seniors ETC).
      2. Other “special” events may be added and eligible for league points throughout the year, that do not fall under the umbrella of the above-named events, this includes online as well as live events.
      3. Some special events may award points but not have any deductions from the prize pools.
      4. All events are subject to availability and may be cancelled or moved this includes online as well as live events.
      5. Two percent of the money collected in eligible live events will form the prize for the National Poker League.
      6. No deductions will be made from any online event
      7. All funds collected will be returned to the players as prizes, there will not be an admin charge applied to this promotion.
      8. The two percent will only be taken from the stakes after any overlay, if there is one, has been calculated.
      9. Players will be awarded points according to a set criterion based on:
        1. The cost of entry.
        2. The size of the field.
        3. The Individual finishing positions.

     

    • Only one entry will be counted per event and that will be the players last entry, re-entries on subsequent flights will not count.
    • Points will only be awarded to players that cash in a qualifying event.
    • All Grosvenor Presents Events Live satellites for GUKPT, G400 25/25, DeepStacks plus any special events that may be added throughout the year, will qualify for league points. 1 point per player, per event, will be awarded towards the National Poker League. Any re-entries will not count, maximum points awarded for a satellite will be 1 point.
    • The League table will be available weekly online and, on the Poker, Live APP. (note players must sign into the app to see their league points).
    • Players finishing in the highest 72 positions that don’t automatically win a package will be invited to a league play-off during the Leg 1 at the Vic in Jan 2022.
    • Players in the league play-off will be playing off for Platinum packages. Worth £5k.
    • The player with the most points will win the Title of “Grosvenor Player of the Year” and an official Grosvenor sponsored pro package worth £40,000. £20k year 1, £10k year 2, £5k year 3, plus a £5k Vegas package, which will be managed by Main Event Travel.
    • The £20k Grosvenor sponsored pro package in year 1 is added by Grosvenor Poker.
    • No funds will be deducted from the NPL collected prize pool to pay for this.
    • By winning this package, the player gives their permission for Grosvenor Casinos to use their name and image for promotional purposes.
    • The package will be formed of tournament entries, live & online, as well as expenses for travel and accommodation (if applicable), to be determined at a later date.
    • A contract will be provided within 28 days of the completion of the promotion, which outlines the terms of the Sponsorship with Grosvenor Poker. This contract must be signed by the winning player, for the value of this package to be released.
    • The winning player will join the #TeamGrosvenor pro roster and will represent the Grosvenor Poker brand, as outlined in said contract.
    • This package is not transferrable.
    • Year 2 (£10k) and Year 3 (£5k) and the Vegas package will be deducted from collected funds
    • Players in positions 2-3 will be awarded a £20k package (These players will not be eligible to take part in the playoff).
    • Players finished in 4th and 5th place will win a £15k package
    • Players finishing in the positions 6th - 8th inclusive will win a £10k package
    • 10 packages of £5k will be on offer in the NPL Playoff
    • £170k of prizes have been allocated, £20k toward 1st place plus £20k added, £40k total toward 2-3, £30k towards 4th-5thth, £30k to 6th-8th and £50k towards league prizes.
    • These prize packages are not guaranteed this is just a breakdown of how funds collected will be allocated. If enough funds are not collected to £170k total prizes will be prioritised as per the order in point 27.
    • The NPL fund will be split on a 50/50 basis between additional £10k packages and 2x £5k league packages once the £170k allocation has been surpassed
    • The playoff will be randomly drawn to 8 tables of 9 players
    • The 10 highest qualifiers for the play off will receive an additional 10k chips. 11th-20th will receive and additional 5k chips.
    • All players winning packages will be expected to be advocates for Grosvenor Casinos and wear any clothing or badges that may be provided whilst playing poker in Grosvenor Casinos or elsewhere (subject to agreement from Grosvenor Casinos).
    • Any funds collected that do not create full packages will be used to Generate GUKPT main event poker vouchers.
    • Any excess funds collected that do not make up an extra package will be paid out as a GPE voucher at that value
    • The National Poker League playoff will take place at the Grosvenor Victoria Casino during Leg 1 GUKPT Jan 2023 (Subject to change).
    • Any player qualifying for the league playoff but fail to win a package in the league play-off will qualify for an online last chance play-off for an online added value £5k package.
    • Only 1 prize will be on offer in the online last chance play-off.
    • Qualifying players for the online last chance play-off will be responsible to register themselves in the play-off once the event is on display in the online lobby.
    • In the event of a tie for any of the top prizes (before the play off) this will be decided by;
      1. Number of top three appearances.
      2. Number of final table appearances.
      3. If there is still a tie after this the prizes will be equally shared and the title of player of the year will be applied to all players that have tied.
    • The winning of a prize in this league will signify that the player concerned has given their permission for Grosvenor Casinos to use their name and image for promotional purposes.
    • For National Poker League points to be awarded to any player, they must have attended and played in the event in person that they have entered.
    • Anyone participating in the league must adhere to the rules and spirit of the promotion. Anyone breaking the rules or deemed to have breached the spirit of the rules, may be subject to penalties ranging from a reduction in points up to exclusion from Grosvenor Casinos.
    • All players taking part in this promotion must be eligible to play in Grosvenor Casinos both live and online, players that may have qualified for a prize or to take part in the playoff will not be entitled to any prize if they subsequently cease to be eligible to take part and their prize either awarded to another player or rolled into the following years league.
    • Players sponsored by Grosvenor Casinos are not eligible to take part in this promotion, but they will still be awarded points according their finishing position, players who finish behind a sponsored player will not receive the sponsored players points.
    • Employees of Grosvenor Casinos and their direct family members are not entitled to take part in this promotion as per company policy.
    • Should it not be possible to continue with the promotion for any reason, Grosvenor Casinos will return the funds to players by creating a different promotion.
    • Grosvenor Casinos Limited reserves the right to extend the length of the league and change the play off day if events had been rescheduled or removed due to powers outside of the norm.
    • Grosvenor Casinos Limited reserves the right to discontinue or change this competition at any time and for any reason, without notice.
    • This competition is also subject to Grosvenor Casino Limited’s General Terms and Conditions.
    • Grosvenor Casinos Limited is the sole arbiter of this competition and its decision is final and binding. No correspondence will be entered into.
    • Promoter: Grosvenor Casinos Limited and Grosvenor Casinos (GC) Limited, The Rank Group Plc, Tor building, Saint-Cloud Way, Maidenhead, SL6 8BN.

     

The National Poker League 2022

Terms and Conditions

  1. The National Poker League (NPL) will apply in all Grosvenor Casino’s where “Grosvenor Presents Events” (GPE) are held.
  2. GPE events will also be held on Grosvenorpoker.com
  3. The National Poker League 2022 will start on Thursday 18th November 2021 and finish on 18th December 2022.
  4. Grosvenor Casinos reserves the right to change finish date of this promotion.
  5. Final league standings will be announced by 31st December 2022.
  6. The National Poker League will apply to all “GPE” as follows:
  7.   a) GUKPT Festival Events

      b) G400

      c) 25/25

      d) Goliath

      e) DeepStack

      f) Online – GUKPT Closer’s

      g) Online – Special Events

    1. GPE restricted events will not have any deductions made and will not have any league points awarded (Women’s, Seniors ETC).
    2. Other “special” events may be added and eligible for league points throughout the year, that do not fall under the umbrella of the above-named events, this includes online as well as live events.
    3. Some special events may award points but not have any deductions from the prize pools.
    4. All events are subject to availability and may be cancelled or moved this includes online as well as live events.
    5. Two percent of the money collected in eligible live events will form the prize for the National Poker League.
    6. No deductions will be made from any online event
    7. All funds collected will be returned to the players as prizes, there will not be an admin charge applied to this promotion.
    8. The two percent will only be taken from the stakes after any overlay, if there is one, has been calculated.
    9. Players will be awarded points according to a set criterion based on:
          1. The cost of entry.
          2. The size of the field.
          3. The Individual finishing positions.
    10. Only one entry will be counted per event and that will be the players last entry, re-entries on subsequent flights will not count.
    11. Points will only be awarded to players that cash in a qualifying event.
    12. All Grosvenor Presents Events Live satellites for GUKPT, G400 25/25, DeepStacks plus any special events that may be added throughout the year, will qualify for league points. 1 point per player, per event, will be awarded towards the National Poker League. Any re-entries will not count, maximum points awarded for a satellite will be 1 point.
    13. The League table will be available weekly online and, on the Poker, Live APP. (note players must sign into the app to see their league points).
    14. Players finishing in the highest 72 positions that don’t automatically win a package will be invited to a league play-off during the Leg 1 at the Vic in Jan 2022.
    15. Players in the league play-off will be playing off for Platinum packages. Worth £5k.
    16. The player with the most points will win the Title of “Grosvenor Player of the Year” and an official Grosvenor sponsored pro package worth £40,000. £20k year 1, £10k year 2, £5k year 3, plus a £5k Vegas package, which will be managed by Main Event Travel.
    17. The £20k Grosvenor sponsored pro package in year 1 is added by Grosvenor Poker.
    18. No funds will be deducted from the NPL collected prize pool to pay for this.
    19. By winning this package, the player gives their permission for Grosvenor Casinos to use their name and image for promotional purposes.
    20. The package will be formed of tournament entries, live & online, as well as expenses for travel and accommodation (if applicable), to be determined at a later date.
    21. A contract will be provided within 28 days of the completion of the promotion, which outlines the terms of the Sponsorship with Grosvenor Poker. This contract must be signed by the winning player, for the value of this package to be released.
    22. The winning player will join the #TeamGrosvenor pro roster and will represent the Grosvenor Poker brand, as outlined in said contract.
    23. This package is not transferrable.
    24. Year 2 (£10k) and Year 3 (£5k) and the Vegas package will be deducted from collected funds
    25. Players in positions 2-3 will be awarded a £20k package (These players will not be eligible to take part in the playoff).
    26. Players finished in 4th and 5th place will win a £15k package
    27. Players finishing in the positions 6th - 8th inclusive will win a £10k package
    28. 10 packages of £5k will be on offer in the NPL Playoff
    29. £170k of prizes have been allocated, £20k toward 1st place plus £20k added, £40k total toward 2-3, £30k towards 4th-5thth, £30k to 6th-8th and £50k towards league prizes.
    30. These prize packages are not guaranteed this is just a breakdown of how funds collected will be allocated. If enough funds are not collected to £170k total prizes will be prioritised as per the order in point 27.
    31. The NPL fund will be split on a 50/50 basis between additional £10k packages and 2x £5k league packages once the £170k allocation has been surpassed
    32. The playoff will be randomly drawn to 8 tables of 9 players
    33. The 10 highest qualifiers for the play off will receive an additional 10k chips. 11th-20th will receive and additional 5k chips.
    34. All players winning packages will be expected to be advocates for Grosvenor Casinos and wear any clothing or badges that may be provided whilst playing poker in Grosvenor Casinos or elsewhere (subject to agreement from Grosvenor Casinos).
    35. Any funds collected that do not create full packages will be used to Generate GUKPT main event poker vouchers.
    36. Any excess funds collected that do not make up an extra package will be paid out as a GPE voucher at that value
    37. The National Poker League playoff will take place at the Grosvenor Victoria Casino during Leg 1 GUKPT Jan 2023 (Subject to change).
    38. Any player qualifying for the league playoff but fail to win a package in the league play-off will qualify for an online last chance play-off for an online added value £5k package.
    39. Only 1 prize will be on offer in the online last chance play-off.
    40. Qualifying players for the online last chance play-off will be responsible to register themselves in the play-off once the event is on display in the online lobby.
    41. In the event of a tie for any of the top prizes (before the play off) this will be decided by;
        1. Number of top three appearances.
        2. Number of final table appearances.
        3. If there is still a tie after this the prizes will be equally shared and the title of player of the year will be applied to all players that have tied.
    42. The winning of a prize in this league will signify that the player concerned has given their permission for Grosvenor Casinos to use their name and image for promotional purposes.
    43. For National Poker League points to be awarded to any player, they must have attended and played in the event in person that they have entered.
    44. Anyone participating in the league must adhere to the rules and spirit of the promotion. Anyone breaking the rules or deemed to have breached the spirit of the rules, may be subject to penalties ranging from a reduction in points up to exclusion from Grosvenor Casinos.
    45. All players taking part in this promotion must be eligible to play in Grosvenor Casinos both live and online, players that may have qualified for a prize or to take part in the playoff will not be entitled to any prize if they subsequently cease to be eligible to take part and their prize either awarded to another player or rolled into the following years league.
    46. Players sponsored by Grosvenor Casinos are not eligible to take part in this promotion, but they will still be awarded points according their finishing position, players who finish behind a sponsored player will not receive the sponsored players points.
    47. Employees of Grosvenor Casinos and their direct family members are not entitled to take part in this promotion as per company policy.
    48. Should it not be possible to continue with the promotion for any reason, Grosvenor Casinos will return the funds to players by creating a different promotion.
    49. Grosvenor Casinos Limited reserves the right to extend the length of the league and change the play off day if events had been rescheduled or removed due to powers outside of the norm.
    50. Grosvenor Casinos Limited reserves the right to discontinue or change this competition at any time and for any reason, without notice.
    51. This competition is also subject to Grosvenor Casino Limited’s General Terms and Conditions.
    52. Grosvenor Casinos Limited is the sole arbiter of this competition and its decision is final and binding.  No correspondence will be entered into.
    53. Promoter: Grosvenor Casinos Limited and Grosvenor Casinos (GC) Limited, The Rank Group Plc, Tor building, Saint-Cloud Way, Maidenhead, SL6 8BN.

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