The United Kingom & Ireland Poker Tour stopped by Isle of Man between the 1st and 4th of October. UK's Dan Stacey took home the first prize of £24,170 after just 8 hours at the final table. The runner up was Paren Arzoomanian who offered Stacey an "even chop deal" which guaranteed both players £19,000 and left £5,170 to battle for. Stacey accepted and Arzoomanian was de[...] Read more » Dan Stacey wins UKIPT Isle of Man
Joined: May '08
Age: 36 (M)
what can i say is that this result is beyond amazing- no one expected a tantalizing win for Dan Stacey except Dan Stacey himself and a couple of his drunk friends. in the eyes of the public Paren Arzoomanian and Chris Swinden were seen as more likely eventual winners, but fortune showed her a55 to those dudes.
I have just read 'Dan Stacey wins Isle of Man' and my immediate thought was that there is no way the british lottery fund has this much of a power that they could just offer an island as winnings for anybody... Then I knew this is not april fools day and I missed a word in the title.
Joined: Feb '14
Age: 32 (M)
i love it when they said " after just 8 hours in the final table " i know it is less hours considering the bigger tournaments but i can't imagine myself sitting for 8 hours straight anyway congrats to Dan Stacey and for the first time , i like the deal .. they decided just to split the money and leave some for 1st place 24K not bad
Posted by Skpmorita: i love it when they said " after just 8 hours in the final table " i know it is less hours considering the bigger tournaments but i can't imagine myself sitting for 8 hours straight
They did not sit eight hours straight. That eight hours had many breaks and dead time too.