MainEventTravel Partner With RakeTheRake/EPO and the GUKPT

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The RakeTheRake English Poker Open (EPO) has selected (MET) to be the “Official Travel Partner’ for the 2013 event when it takes place at Aspers Casino in Stratford 27 Sep.

MainEventTravel Partner With RakeTheRake/EPO and the GUKPTMET will be providing all inclusive travel package solutions for anyone who is interested in participating, and just wants to concentrate all their efforts on the felt. All-inclusive includes hotels, flights, buy-ins and any other bespoke travel requirements you may need.

A spokesperson for EPO/RakeTheRake stated: “ are able to offer the EPO customer and event management team unrivalled value for travel products. We outsource and collaborate with MET because their hands-on and flexible approach ensures our customers receive first class service for a first class event.”

Trying to find a low cost solution in the English capital is not an easy thing to do, making the services of MET extremely valuable to a poker player. They have extensive UK wide relationships with a wide network of hoteliers and a large marketing expanse within the poker community. There will also be a special MET stand at the EPO so the players ad-hoc needs can be taken care of in real-time.

MET Head of Poker Operations, Dale Garrad, stated: “The RakeTheRake EPO is widely recognized as an event attended by some of the UKs finest players, notables last year included Sam Trickett, Toby Lewis, Neil Channing, Mickey Petersen (Winner £78,660), Chris Brammer and our very own sponsored pro Rhys Jones. 2013 looks sure to be a fantastic event and we look forward to helping players ‘Get There.”

The RakeTheRake EPO will be a three-day event with a £1,820+£180 entry fee, and it takes place over the weekend of 27th, 28th and 29th Sep 2013.

MainEventTravel Join Forces With the GUKPT

MainEventTravel (MET) have also struck a deal to provide the travel solutions for the UKs longest running poker tour, the Grosvenor United Kingdom & Ireland (GUKPT). Once again players will be able to have there all-inclusive needs served by using the world’s premier poker/gaming travel business.

“The products & the technology offered by MET align perfectly to our ethos and plans at the GUKPT.” Said Grosvenor’s senior representative Mr. Russell Tamplin.

In response, MET Executive Board Member, Warren Kwei, stated: “The GUKPT is widely recognized within the competitive UK poker tour sector as a pioneer. Through our partnership, MET will not only offer improved service and ease of use travel solutions to the tour player base, but also add the might of its Global Marketing campaigns to assist in the development plans of the GUKPT.”

The two companies have chosen the GUKPT’s largest tour event: The £200,000 Guaranteed Goliath, as the started point of their relationship.


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