Silke Cut – Martin Silke Takes Down GUKPT London

Silke Cut – Martin Silke Takes Down GUKPT London

Tuesday, 31 March 2009

Martin Silke, a 30-year-old publican, has beaten a record-breaking GUKPT field to take down the £1,500 event at The Vic and win a £172,850 prize. The final table included Chaz Chattha, brother of Walsall winner Sunny and previous GUKPT final tablist as well as UK pro and GUKPT winner Dave Colclough.

Silke took the tournament down when his AK held up against Luke Troman’s A4. After his epic heads-up battle he received one of the largest ever GUKPT prizes as well as a spot in the Champion of Champions Event.

The final table results and payouts are as follows:

1st Martin Silke £172,850
2nd Luke Trotman £103,000
3rd Sam Oatley £68,950
4th Jamie Brown £45,350
5th Cuong Tran £33,450
6th Chaz Chattha £27,450
7th Andreas Hagen £21,500
8th Simon Eastwood £15,500
9th David Colclough £11,950

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