A big congratulations to Alan Gold of Scotland, the champion of the Full Tilt Poker UK and Ireland Poker Tour (UKIPT) Galway Main Event! Gold, who qualified for the event through a satellite at Full Tilt Poker, brought the largest stack to the final table, which was played yesterday, and it only took about four hours of play until he was the last man standing. It was one of the fastest final tables in UKIPT history.
Final table results:
1 Alan Gold €187,494* 2 Paul Febers €149,906* 3 Daragh Davey €80,400 4 Dimitri Pembroke €62,000 5 Damian Porebski €45,300 6 Benjamin Spragg €30,210 7 Christy Morkan €22,310 8 Jonathan Slater €16,500
On Sunday, the final table of PokerStars UK and Ireland Poker Tour concluded. After several hours of play, Sergio Aido, who started the final table sixth in chips, had all the chips and was crowned the UKIPT London champion. Aido, from Spain, overcame a field of 1,099 players entereing the tournament for £700 each (prize pool £746,221).
A total of 1,099 players entered the UK and Ireland Poker Tour London Main Event over 3 starting days. The day is being played at the moment and there are 160 players left. Day 2 is being played at the moment and the chip leader is Salman Behbehani with 2,880,000, closely followed by Georgios Zisimopoulos. Liv Boeree was eliminated a while ago, which means that Juan Manuel Pastor (picture) from Spain is the last remaining Team PokerStars Pro in the tournament (about 70k chips).
144 players will receive a piece of the total prize pool of £746,221. The winner will take home £156,800 and the runner-up gets £104,600.
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