Tuesday, 10 April 2012
280-students gave up the revision and coursework, for a couple of days at least, as the Betfred UK Student Poker Championship hit the Ricoh Arena Casino in Coventry.
In the end it was Lewis Hield who took the honours, turning his £35 buy-in into a very impressive £2,190 (plus a seat in the Dublin Deepstack Event). The Sussex University student beat Exeter University's Villus Semenas heads up, the key hand coming on a 2-6-7-J-5 board with Semenas holding 4-3 for the bottom end of the straight crushed by Hield's 9-8 for the top end.The final table positions and payouts were as follows: 1st Lewis Hield (Sussex) £2,190 and a Dublin DeepStack Package2nd Villus Semenas (Exeter) £1,4603rd Nick Birkett (Manchester) £9604th Sam Keltie (Southampton) £7405th Damon Wilson (Surrey) £4556th George Wright (Exeter) £3707th Will Fasano (Exeter) £2858th Matt Johnson (Leicester) £2259th Mark Etchels (Gloucestershire) £160Keep up to date with all the news from the poker world by following us on Twitter and Facebook.
Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker will hold their special May Day online poker tournament with a guaranteed $2,000 in the prize pool on May 1 and players are being offered the chance to qualify from Monday to April 30 via a series of satellites.
The Easter holidays are now upon us and Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker are celebrating by holding a pair of special online poker tournaments.
Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker will be launching their three-stage Vegas Milli Maker tournament series from tomorrow offering players the chance to win a prize package to compete in the upcoming Millionaire Maker event at the 48th annual edition of the World Series Of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas.
Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes are about to kick off three-stage online satellite tournament series that are promising to award winners with prize packages to compete in the upcoming European Poker Championship in Velden, Austria.
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