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The Poker Lounge in Manchester The Poker Lounge in Manchester

The Poker Lounge in Manchester


The Poker Lounge in Manchester is a dedicated Poker space with an electric atmosphere. It is home to the best cash games in the North West 7 days a week and 24 hours at weekends. There is also a variety of weekly scheduled tournaments.


You're going to go mad for this event!

Paddy Power's first ever offline poker tournament in England is coming here, to Manchester235 - 21st - 23rd November

The Madchester Poker Open guarantees a monster £100,000 prize pool, but that's only part of the magnificent madness.

It also promises three days of undiluted Paddy Power-style Irish 'craic' - that's a mad-good time to you.

What else would you expect from the people behind the Europe’s longest running and most prestigious live poker event, The Irish Open?

Details of the Madchester Poker Open and Satellite tournaments can be found here

Cick here to see the Madchester Poker Open structure



Registration for all tournaments opens approximately 1 hour before the start.

All tournaments have £4 registration fee





£25 buy-in

   10k starting stack

 20 minute levels

(1 reg fee free re-entry allowed)


FRIDAY 8.15pm

£20 buy-in

8k starting stack

20 minute levels

(unlimited re-entry)


SUNDAY 4.15pm

£30 buy-in
+£5 bounty

15k starting stack

20 minute levels

(headhunter / 1 reg fee re-entry allowed)




Available every night from 7pm weekdays and 24 hours at the weekends.
There is a wide range of buy-ins, from £40 upwards available.
Blinds from 1-1 to 5-5 and beyond.


  • FREE rake poker hour between 7.30pm and 8.30pm everyday
  • Rake capped at £5 on all games in Poker Lounge
  • New Poker Player Rewards benefits *

* For more details please see Poker Rewards section below

If you would like to speak to a member of our team please call 0161 828 0300


Buyin Limits Rake
Min Max % Cap
NLHE £1-1 £40 £200* 5% 5
NLHE £1-2 £100 None £5
NLHE £1-3 £200 None
NLHE £5-5 £500 None
PLO £1-1 £50 £500*
PLO £2-2 £100 None
PLO £5-5 £250 None    
DC £2-2 £100 None    
DC £5-5 £250 None    



NLHE = No Limit (Texas) Hold’Em
PLO = Pot Limit Omaha

*As specified or equal to the biggest stack in play on the table at the time.

Under no circumstances can a player buy-in for less than the minimums stated above.

The Maximum Buyin Limits for the £1-1 Blind Levels games are as specified OR equal to the biggest stack is in play at the table at the time of buyin.

If there is a Game Type/Blind Level you wish to play that has not been specified above, please ask a supervisor and we’ll try to accommodate your request.

Game Types and Blind Levels offered are not always guaranteed and are dependant on the current business demands and staffing levels at the time.


Don't let hunger creep up on you whilst you play, food and drink is available from the Vega Lounge bar menu, Ocean Treasure (Chinese restaurant) or even James Martin Manchester just ask one of our waitresses to order.

If you don't want to interrupt your game but are feeling a little peckish, hot dogs are also available for £3 each or £5 for two.


Sign up and earn points while you play


You can now redeem your Reward Points in the same way you like to earn them...Playing Poker!

Check your balance with the Poker Lounge team and redeem your Reward Points for full buy-ins for scheduled Poker Lounge tournaments

Poker Rewards rewards you for your Poker Play so that you can get more from your playing experience.

Play in any cash game in the Poker Lounge and you will earn reward points to spend on food, drinks and branded merchandise.


Receive a free rake or food voucher worth £5 for each 8 hours of play*.  

Free car parking at both NCP Great Northern Warehouse car parks for the time of your play.

* 8 hours of play does not have to be in one session. Hours can be accumulated over multiple visits. Offer is only available for Poker Player Rewards card holders. Poker Player Rewards card has to be presented at the start of play on each visit.


Simply hand in your Poker Rewards card to the Poker Lounge staff and earn

60 points per hour in cash games

10 points for every £1 spent on tournament registration fees

Redeem your points for full tournament buy-ins

Just remember to hand your card in to the Poker Lounge team before you start playing!


Have you got a special birthday coming up or a stag do to organise?

Our Poker Packages are the complete Poker experience, complete with Learn to Play lessons for the novices amongst your group and a mini tournament to embrace your competetive spirit.

Call our Events team to book your private table. 0161 828 0300

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