Arne Coulier wins GUKPT Blankenberge
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.