Wednesday, 21 November 2012
The first ever Southern England Poker Challenge took place at the Genting Club in Reading this past weekend with 78 players creating a prize pool of £39,000.
After two days of action it was Ross McDermott and last year's London Calling Main Event winner Chris Gordon who took the lion's share of it.The pair worked their way through a final table that included Genting pro Elzbieta Biessek-Piechota, Palm Beach Big Game winner Craig Sweden and DTD Deepstack winner Lisa Hawkes before agreeing a chop.The deal saw McDermott take the title, the trophy and £9,395 with Gordon taking £10,395.The in the money finishers were as follows:1st Ross McDermott £9,395 + Trophy (deal) 2nd Chris Gordon £10,395 (deal) 3rd Ellie Biessek-Piechota £5,210 4th P Corion £3,850 5th Alan Short £2,870 6th Lisa Hawkes £2,290 7th Peter Arrigoni £1,510 8th Dan Hardy £1,120 9th Neil Fox £930 10th Craig Sweden £930 11th David Spicer £500 Qualify for Genting's many great live events online with a first deposit bonus of up to £1,200. Sign up at Genting Poker.Keep 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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