Chris Gordon wins London Calling Main Event

Chris Gordon wins London Calling Main Event

Monday, 7 November 2011

The showpiece tournament of the London Calling Festival at the Fox Poker Club took place over the weekend with Chris Gordon taking the honours in the £500 Main Event.

The 25-year-old stockbroker outlasted a field of 120 runners to take home a first prize of £17,000, beating a final table that included Alan Mansbridge, Willie Tann and Bruno Fernandes.

Other winners during the week-long festival included Canadian Jeffrey Haas who took the £100 H.O.R.S.E event, Richard Hall who took the £150 NLHE for £5,275, Scot Kenyon in the £100 Heads Up, Tamer Kamel in the £150 PLO and Tom Drew who took down the £200 six-max.

The Main Event positions and payouts were as follows:

1st Chris Gordon £17,000
2nd Bruno Fernandes £14,000
3rd Simon Hemsworth £7,200
4th David Gentry £6,000
5th Terrence Mitford £4,700
6th Chuck Clark £3,000
7th Willie Tann £2,400
8th Alan Mansbridge £1,800
9th Simon Brooks £1,200

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Tags: Fox Poker Club, London Calling, Chris Gordon, Willie Tann