Wednesday, 16 January 2013
The current season of the GUKPT drew to a close this week with Serge Van Landegham taking down the Champion of Champions event in Luton.
The Belgian outran a 94-runner field that included notables James Akenhead, Jeff Kimber and GUKPT Goliath winner Les Fenton before beating recent WPT National Dublin winner Simon Deadman heads up. Van Landegham overturned a two to one chip deficit before sealing the title after flopping trips with 9-8 to beat Deadman's AJ.Van Landegham qualified for the event after winning a €100 side event at the GUKPT's stop in Blankenberge, Belgium. His only other live score to date was for £160 after a 197th place finish at the GUKPT Goliath in Coventry.The final table positions and payouts were as follows:1: Serge Van Landegham — £22,6302: Simon Deadman — £16,0603: Les Fenton — £10,2204: Fadil Isufi — £6,2005: Vincent Calenti — £5,1106: Philippe Dhondt — £3,6507: Thomas Guntrip — £2,9208: Laura Powell — £2,1909: Maurice Nicholson — £2,01010: Steven Warburton — £2,010 The £1,750,000 2013 GUKPT season gets under way at The Vic in London from 24 February. The full schedule is available here.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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