Times & Dates

About the Championships

Dealer of the Year 2019 gets under way with the inter-club contests which will run from 3rd June – 26th August. 

Judges will be training officers, competition coordinators and management team members. Prize money is £400 broken down into eight prizes of £50. One prize of £50 for the winner of each of the technical drills 1 to 6, and £50 each for the winners of the over and under two years experience competition in your club.

The winners from each casino will go through to the five regional finals held at venues across the estate. The judges for the regional events will be Toni Pemberton, Andy Mayne, Daniel Rigazio and Dave Allen.

The top performers from the regional rounds will, in addition to their prize of £300, compete for the national titles at the Grand Final at G Casino Coventry on 21st November. Judges will include Toni Pemberton, Andy Mayne, Daniel Rigazio, Dave Allen and the HR business partners.

Prize money is £1,000 for Dealer of the Year with more than two years’ experience and £600 for Dealer of the Year with less than two years’ experience. For second place with more than two years’ experience the prize money is £500 and £300 for second place with less than two years’ experience. The day doesn’t finish after the competitions as all competitors will be given the option to attend a private “After Competition Party” combining food, drinks and more prizes for all those attending which should ensure that all finalist have a night to remember. The evening will end with all competitors retiring to their very own pitch side room at the Ricoh Arena.

Key Dates

  • 3rd June - 26th August

    Club training and competitions commence

  • 29th September & 30th October

    South Regional Final

  • 2nd & 3rd October

    London Regional Final

  • 8th October

    Scotland Regional Final

  • 9th & 10th October

    North Regional Final

  • 15th October

    Midlands Regional Final

  • 21st November

    The Grand Final at Grosvenor Casino Coventry