The Road to Old Trafford poker competition is set to be held on August 9th and 10th, with fans being awarded the chance to play cards at the legendary football stadium, courtesy of Party Poker. The event is expected to attract a lot of fans and avid poker players, and United are making a weekend of it with other attractions to tempt potential players.
Not only will people who enter the competition get the chance to play poker at Old Trafford, but there is the chance to get fully involved in the club for two days. Competition packages are available, which include a stay at a 4* hotel for two nights, a VIP Stadium tour, official merchandise, meals, transport and even an invite to the VIP Player Party. The VIP Player Party will have the likes of Dwight Yorke, Bryan Robson and Norman Whiteside in attendance.
Event tickets and package tickets are currently available for purchase. A seat at the two-day tournament will cost £250, while to buy the entire package costs £650. Both include a £20 donation to charity.
Some lucky fans will win their way to the competition however, with Party Poker giving away seats at the competition and event packages between May 27 and August 4. For your chance to win a spot at the event for free, enter Party Poker’s qualifying competitions, and if you prevail you could be at Old Trafford for an all-expenses paid trip of a lifetime.
The first day of the competition will start at 12 noon on Friday, August 8, with registration an hour earlier. The second day of the event on Saturday, August 9 also starts at 12 noon.
For those who buy or win a package deal, you will be able to check into the 4* Midland Hotel on Thursday, August 7 from 3pm, and there will be a welcome party that night from 8pm. On the Saturday VIP stadium tours and museum visits will take place. Finally, the Player Party starts at 9pm at the Bijou Club on Saturday, wrapping up a fun weekend.
For more information or the chance to take part, visit Party Poker’s competition page.
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