Friday, 9 May 2014
The World Poker Tour made its first visit to the North East over the Bank Holiday weekend with 411 players taking to the tables for the WPT National Newcastle.
Amongst the hopefuls at Aspers were some top pros including Surinder Sunar, Jack Elwood and Irish Open winner Ian Simpson, not to mention a sprinkling of local celebrity in the form of boxing champ Stu Hall and Geordie Shore star Jay Gardner.After a busy few days of action it was midlander Darren Mapley who was the big winner though. The man from Wolverhampton claimed the leg four title and with it a first prize of £17,500 after beating Mark Gray heads up.The final table positions and payouts were as follows:1 Darren Mapley £17,500.002 Mark Gray £12,245.003 Hazel Birchnall £7,875.004 Gary Copeland £5,825.005 Andrew Hetherington £4,375.006 Alexander Walton £3,500.007 Mark Harding £2,905.008 James Arthur Brady £2,325.009 Robert Patrick £1,740.00 The next stop on the WPT UK Tour is London with Aspers Casino in Stratford doing the honours from 3-6 July 2014. The format will once again be an acumulator with the buy-in for each level standing at £200+£20. Full details are available on the Aspers website.
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