Wednesday, 25 January 2012
Season Five of the Amateur Poker Association and Tour (APAT) drew to a close at the Rendezvous Casino in Brighton over the weekend with Marie Sherwood taking the honours.
Marie outlasted a field of 124 runners in APAT's European Championship event, pocketing a first prize of £2,780 plus a seat in the 888 Poker SuperStack event at Star City in Birmingham, for her efforts.The key heads up hand saw all the chip go in on a board in which Jonathan Walker had turned a straight with Sherwood holding two-pair and a flush draw. The river brought the flush giving Sherwood a healthy lead, a lead she turned into victory a few hands later.Full details of APAT Season 6 will be released next month. Qualify exclusively at 888 Poker with a free no deposit fiver. Sign up here.Keep up to date with all the news from the poker world by following us on Twitter and Facebook.
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