Greg Hunt Wins NW Xmas Cracker

Greg Hunt Wins NW Xmas Cracker

Monday, 29 December 2014

December 2014 has a been a year for repeat winners. Keith Brennan won his second Fitzwilliam Festival title in Dublin. Alessio Isaia claimed a second Italian Poker Tour title in San Remo while Liam Batey became the first player to win two GUKPT 25/25 events after doing the business in Nottingham earlier this month.

Greg Hunt is the latest player to join the double-win club. Hunt topped a field of 630 runners to claim the Grosvenor North West Christmas Cracker in Manchester on Sunday, repeating the win he claimed in the same event in 2013.

Hunt pocketed a hefty post-Christmas of bonus after working his way through a final table that included Rob Judge, Atif Malik, Nick Tomsett and Lee Astley.

The final pair agreed a chop with runner-up Reyaaz Mulla turning his £100 buy-in into an impressive score of £12,960 with Hunt walking away with £14,500.

North West Christmas Cracker Final Payouts:

1. £16,245 Greg Hunt ( £14,500 **)
2. £11,215 Reyaaz Mulla ( £12,960 **)
3. £6,615 Lee Astley
4. £4,095 Nick Tomsett
5. £2,585 Atif Malik
6. £1,700 Gerald David
7. £1,260 Rob Judge
8. £1,010 Mike Banfield
9. £815 Gary Keegan

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Tags: GUKPT North West Christmas Cracker, Greg Hunt