The International Stadiums Poker Tours event at Wembley Stadium at the end of May and beginning of June has definitely caught the imagination of poker fans and players across the country. You cannot help but put yourself in the place of all those happy captains and managers who have won at Wembley. If you love football, you love the idea of being a Wembley winner but of course, you don’t have to love football to love the idea of being a big poker winner at Wembley Stadium. The new look stadium may not have the same charm as the former ground but it remains an icon in the world of sport and of course, there is a lot of money to play for.
This means that every poker player should have hopes and ambitions of being a big winner at this event. There is £1m guaranteed for the winner and with the backing and patronage of the Dusk Till Dawn group, there is a lot of confidence about this event. This was not always the case and people were right to be wary or cautious about the event going ahead but now it is full steam ahead for poker at Wembley Stadium.
Play early to reach Wembley
If you love the idea of being a Wembley winner but can’t justify the cost of getting involved, you should always be on the lookout for satellite events. These are a great way to play your way to a huge poker prize without spending too much and on Sunday the 5th of May, there is a genuine opportunity for poker players to book their trip to Wembley Stadium.
The Poker 770 site is running a number of satellite events where the top 10% of each day will make their way to Wembley. Sunday the 5th of May, at 6pm, sees Day 1D begin and time is starting to run out to play your way to Wembley via a satellite game. After Sunday, there will only be two satellite events, Sunday the 12th of May and Sunday theh 19th of May to book your spot so you may as well make plans this weekend.
Today in the football, you have Hull and Watford battling it out to win automatic promotion to the Premier League, sparing them from taking a trip to Wembley in the play-offs. However, on Sunday, poker players get the chance to battle it out to make that trip to Wembley!