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PostPosted: Wed Mar 21, 2012 9:22 am
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Press release:

(players already reg will be contacted later today)

Genting Poker Series re-schedules Sheffield event Fifth land based leg at the all new Genting Club Sheffield, shuffles to November

20th March 2011, Sheffield: Genting has today released a minor schedule change for the dates of the fifth leg of the exciting Genting Poker Series in Sheffield.

Leg 5, set for the sensational new Genting Club Sheffield, has been shuffled back from September to the 21 25 November 2012 and now splits as the online leg of The Series at (10 -13 November) and The Grand Final at the Palm Beach, London (7 11 December).

The Sheffield leg is set to become the most valuable end of year tournament in the north of the country and with satellites starting at the club in plenty of time for the Wednesday 21st November start (from just 20.00 + 2.00) this leg is sure to prove as popular with players as the opening leg did in January, when 365 runners sat down at Genting Club Star City, Birmingham.

Each regional leg of The Series and the online tournament carry a guaranteed prize-pool of 100,000 (buy-in 400 + 30) and the December finale at the Palm Beach, London is worth a mouthwatering 200,000 guaranteed (buy-in 1500 + 100)
Series dates are: Venue Winner
1st Feb - 5th Feb 2012 Genting Club Star City, Birmingham Ruslan Vlasov
28th Mar 1st April 2012 Fox Poker Club, London 100,000
30th May 3rd June 2012 Genting Club Edinburgh 100,000
1st Aug 5th Aug 2012 Genting Club Stoke 100,000
10th Nov 13th Nov Online Tournament 100,000
21st Nov 25th Nov Genting Club Sheffield 100,000
7th Dec 11th Dec Palm Beach, Mayfair 200,000

There is still plenty of time to enter the next Genting Poker Series leg at the Fox Poker Club, London, with both online and in-club qualifiers for the 100,000 main event -

Along with the unbeatable 800,000 guaranteed prize fund, every leg of The Series can be seen, live online, at GentingTV. Full promotion details and competition rules available online at

- ENDS -

Note to Editors: A full schedule of events for Leg 5, Sheffield, is attached at the end of the attached press release.

About Genting UK
Genting UK plc, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Genting Malaysia, trades in the UK as Genting Casinos. It is the UK's largest operator of casinos with over 40 facilities.
The casinos outside London operate under two brands: Genting Casinos and Genting Clubs. In London the group owns the oldest private members gaming club in the world, Crockfords, along with the Colony Club, Maxims, Palm Beach and Mint in close proximity.
Genting UK is Official Club Sponsor to Aston Villa Football Club.

About Genting Alderney
Genting Alderney, operates two own branded websites, and and now provides white label solutions to a number of leading media operators.

Genting Alderney Limited is licensed and regulated by the Alderney Gambling Control Commission (the Commission) and supports responsible gambling.

About Genting Malaysia
Genting Malaysia Berhad was founded in 1980 and is one of Malaysia's leading multinational corporations. Genting Malaysia is part of Genting Berhad, one of Malaysia's largest multi-national corporations with a market capitalization of c.25 billion, with operations in the leisure & hospitality, power generation, oil palm plantation, property development, biotechnology and oil & gas sectors. The Genting Group has 45 years of gaming experience running some of the most popular land-based casinos and resorts in Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, the Philippines and in the UK.

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