Tuesday, 12 June 2012
The Grosvenor UK Poker Tour ignored the UK part of their name and crossed the North Sea over the weekend for their first ever event in Belgium.
A total on 97 player hit the Grosvenor Casino in Blenkenberge and after three days of play there was a home winner in the €1,000 Main Event. Arne Coulier beat a final table that included Anthony Rodrigues and Daniel Pearson before coming back from a three to one chip deficit to beat Jeffrey Slaniyinka to the €29,165 first prize.1st Arne Coulier € 29,165 2nd Jeffrey Slaniyinka € 20,700 3rd Elzbieta Biessek-Piechota € 13,170 4th Dieter Van Itterbeeck € 8,000 5th Reiner Slabbekoorn € 6,585 6th Johan DeClerq € 4,705 7th Daniel Pearson € 3,765 8th Christiaan Vanzieleghem € 2,820 9th Anthony Rodrigues € 2,590 10th Jonas Mols € 2,590 The GUKPT heads to the more familiar territory of Plymouth for its next stop which takes place at the city's G Casino from 1-9 July. The Main Event is a £500 affair starting on 6th July 2012. Qualify online at BlueSquare Poker with a first deposit bonus of up to $500. Sign up here.
The sixth annual edition of Grosvenor Casinos’ Goliath tournament series may have begun last week but players are being advised that there is still time to qualify for seats into its prestigious £120 buy-in main event.
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