Monday, 30 January 2012
Players in the capital got to celebrate Chinese New Year in style as the Asian Poker Tour hit the Fox Poker Club over the weekend.
125 players bought into the £500+£45 event creating a prize pool £62,500 and it was William Dorey who took the lion's share of it. The 25-year-old Londoner defeated a final table that included Duncan Mackie, Surinder Sunar and Steve Watts before defeating Mark Karoullas heads up.The final hand saw Dorey, holding a 2m to 700k chip lead, set Karoullas all in. It didn't look good for the leader holding A6 against his opponent's A8 but a 6 on the flop put Dorsey firmly in charge. The turn and river gave Karoullas no help leaving him to settle with £13,600 for his runner up finish.The final table positions and payouts were as follows:1st William Dorey £17,130 2nd Mark Karoullas £13,500 3rd Steve Watts £10,000 4th Surinder Sunar £5,520 5th Stefan Wittmoss £4,280 6th Tolga Kuru £3,020 7th An-Tuan Hoang £2,400 8th Duncan Mackie £1,780 9th Alex Van de Weyer £1,150 The next major event at The Fox Poker Club is the regular £300 deepstack which returns next weekend. Keep up to date with all the news from the poker world by following us on Twitter and Facebook.
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