Monday, 22 October 2012
155 players gathered at the G Casino for GUKPT Luton on Friday and after three days of action it was Jamie O’Connor who was the last man standing.
O’Connor outlasted a strong final table of nine that included long time chip leader Luke ‘_FullFlush_’ Schwartz, Mitchell Johnson and Andrew Hills before beating Dean Swift to take the £45,760 first prize. O’Connor went into heads up play with massive chip lead and it didn’t take him long to claim his first big title, sealing victory when his AQ held against Swift’s 3-4. Prior to yesterday’s triumph, O’Connor’s largest score to date had been £9,000 for a runner up finish in the DTD Main Event.Luke Schwartz's challenge stalled in fourth place. Fullflush lost a big chunk of change when his top pair couldn't hang on against Dean Swift's open ended straight draw and bowed out soon after when his Q6 couldn't outrun O'Connor's AK. The final table positions and payouts were as follows: 1st Jamie O'Connor £45,7602nd Dean Swift £32,1603rd Tim Blake £20,1504th Luke Schwartz £12,4005th Mitch Johnson £9,6906th Andrew Hills £7,3607th Mark Karoullas £5,8108th Shaun Conning £4,2609th Tom Myland £3,100 The GUKPT heads north to Blackpool’s Sandcastle Casino for its next stop. Side event action gets under way on 4th November with the £1,000+£70 Main Event starting on Friday 9th November. Qualifiers are up and running at Blue Square Poker.
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