Praz Bansi wins May's Palm Beach Big Game

Praz Bansi wins May's Palm Beach Big Game

Wednesday, 4 May 2011

The monthly Palm Beach Big Game is turning into one of the highlights of the London live poker scene with a who's who of UK tournament talent buying into the latest event this week.

Over 90 players including the likes of James Akenhead, John Duthie, Victor Ilyukin, Priyan de Mel, Jeff Kimber, Tom Macdonald, Karl Mahrenholz, Michael Greco, Jon Kalmar took their seat on Monday but none could match Praz Bansi.

The Hit Squadee outlasted a final table that included former Big Game winner James Mitchell and our own Paul Jackson to pocket a first prize of £32,900 as well as Las Vegas package worth $5,000. World Heads Up champion Nik Persaud also bagged a $5,000 Vegas package after knocking out bounty Gary Oakes.

The final table positions and payouts were as follows:

1st Praz Bansi £32,900
2nd Dipsy Maker £18,800
3rd Faud Serhan £13,160
4th Tom Partridge £9,400
5th Sunil Mistri £6,580
6th Chris Kyriacou £4,700
7th Marinos Mina £3,760
8th Paul Jackson £2,820
9th James Mitchell £1,880

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