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UKSPC 2019 – UK Student Poker Championship

The biggest student poker event of the year is back!

The unmissable UK Student Poker Championship returns for 2019 for another poker-filled, fun-packed, week-long festival! The UKSPC is one of the most unique events in the poker calendar, giving young players from up and down the UK the chance to test their skills, win huge prizepools and mingle with like-minded players. Whether you’re a budding poker pro, or a complete newbie to the game, UKSPC 2019 has events to suit all players and bankrolls.

This year’s UKSPC has a brand-new schedule brimming with exciting new events such as the UKSPC Heads Up Championship and UKSPC Challenge Cup! See the full schedule below.

The UKSPC takes place from Tuesday 23rd April – Sunday 28th April 2019 at the vegas-style Grosvenor Casino Coventry, Ricoh Arena.

Two Online Day 1 events take place on the Sunday prior to the UKSPC (21st April) on

7pm – UKSPC Heads Up Championship Online Day 1

8pm – UKSPC 6-Max Championship Online Day 1

The UKSPC is open to all current students and alumni of up to 3 years. If you’ve been a student within the last 3 years, you’re in! Just remember to bring proof (ideally a student card).

There are also side events during the UKSPC week that are open-to-all players, whether a student or not.

There are a whole host of exciting changes and new events to the 2019 UKSPC!

New events:

  • Student Join #Team Grosvenor For A Year – one lucky student poker player will win a £5,000 Poker Package! For your chance to win this exciting prize, play our online league every Sunday at 8pm. For full details click here
  • UKSPC Heads Up Championship – Online day 1 at 7pm on Sunday 21st January, day 2 played LIVE at the UKSPC on Thursday 25th We will play down to 8 players online.
  • UKSPC High Roller has a new buy-in of £225. All 25/25 tickets can be used to enter this event. We guarantee 20 x £225 seats in our online satellites every week on Mondays & Tuesdays at 8pm and Saturdays at 9pm.
  • UKSPC Main Event ONLINE DAY 1 – New to this year, we’re offering all players a last chance to make day 2 of the main event. The online day 1 will run from 9:30pm on Friday 26th
  • UKSPC Challenge Cup – A brand new 2-day tournament with a beautiful trophy for the winner. This slow-structured tournament will start at 4pm on Saturday 27th April, perfect for any and all players who are no longer in the Main Event at this time.
  • Tag Team Side Event – This fun format is always a laugh. Teams of two players enter and take turns sitting at the table.

New to this year, we’re putting more final tables on the LIVE STREAM! If you make the final table of the Heads Up, 6-Max, Student Join #TeamGrosvenor or the Main Event then you’re going to get some TV time!

Main Event Satellites

Sundays & Wednesdays at 8pm - £5 buy-in, 60 mins late registration

Heads-Up & 6-Max Satellites

Sundays & Wednesdays at 9pm - £5 buy-in, 60 mins late registration

UKSPC High Roller Satellites

Win your £225 UKSPC High Roller seat in our weekly 25/25 satellites!

Mondays at 8pm - £11 buy-in, Rebuy/Add-on, 5 Seats GTD, 2hrs late registration

Tuesdays at 8pm - £30 buy-in, Freezeout, 10 Seats GTD, 2hrs late registration

Saturdays at 9pm - £30 buy-in, 1R, 5 Seats GTD, 2 hrs late registration

UKSPC Challenge Cup Satellites

Win your £115 UKSPC Challenge Cup seat in our weekly Easter Beast satellites!

Fridays at 9pm - £5 buy-in, R/A, 75 mins late registration

Boosted Easter Beast satellite schedule coming 17th March.

Stay up to date with the latest UKSPC news and all things student poker by joining the UK Student Poker Forum on Facebook

  1. The UKSPC is a live event open to all current students and alumni of up to three years. Players competing in student-only events will need to provide proof of student status valid within the last 3 years.
  2. There is a zero-tolerance policy on collusion and chip dumping on Any evidence of collusion or chip dumping could result in immediate account suspension.
  3. Grosvenor reserve the right to amend, alter or cancel this promotion at any time.
  4. In any dispute, the Grosvenor Casinos management decision will be final.
  5. All general Poker Terms and Conditions apply.

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