Monday, 25 June 2012
The Sky Poker Tour hit Blackpool over the weekend with 164-runner hitting the resort's G Casino for a two-day, bounty hunter special.
The players were competing for a prize pool of £24600 plus £8200 in bounties and after two days of action it was Andrew Garland who took the largest share of the spoils. Garland, who will be a familiar name to SkyPoker viewers playing under the 'andrew1947' moniker, outlasted a final table that included Adam Bromley, Rachel Costa, Peter Munro and Chris Cox before seeing off James Colley heads up. Garland sealed his first victory on the Sky tour when his pocket nines won a race against Colley's QJ.The final table positions and payouts were as follows:1. Andrew Garland andrew1947 £71102. James Colley colley02 £4980 3. Chris Cox coxylboro £3140 4. Peter Munro Ebberdon £1910 5. Rachel Costa run flaming £1480 6. Paul Barber Barbie59 £1170 7. Christo Katsikas sikas £920 8. Adam Bromley bromleyo4 £680 9. Tyrone Cato tyger £490 The final stop on this season's Sky Poker Tour is at Dusk Till Dawn in Nottingham. The two-day, £330 Main Event takes place on 8th and 9th September 2012. New depositors to SkyPoker.com can try and qualify online with a free fiver. Sign up here.
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