Heads Up Championship kicks off GUKPT London

Heads Up Championship kicks off GUKPT London

Thursday, 19 March 2009

Sixteen players have each paid £2,500 for the opportunity to become the London Heads Up Poker Champion. The event, which kicks off the 11 day festival of poker at London’s Grosvenor Victoria Casino will see the winner take home a first prize of £20,000 and a seat at the £100,000 GUKPT Champion of Champions tournament in December.

Bookmaker Blue Square has installed Richard Gryko as 7/1 favourite with John Kabbaj and Neil Channing at 8/1. Roland de Wolfe a late replacement for Barny Boatman is at 9/1.

The draw for the 1st round takes place at 2.45pm on Thursday with the opening matches scheduled to start at 3pm.

The festival will culminate on 29 March with 400 players expected to compete for the £1,500 buy in Main Event.

If you fancy a bet the full list of players and prices is as follows:

Richard Gryko 7
John Kabbaj - 8
Neil Channing - 8
Tom Bentham - 9
Roland de Wolfe 9
James Dempsey 10
Ketul Nathwani 10
Surinder Sunar 11
Jeff Duvall 12
Mick McCool 14
Richard Kellett 14
Talal Shakerchi 16
Samer George 16
Vach Nankoosing 16
Stephen Pearce 16
Markus Otto 20

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