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.
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