Sky's the Limit for Young

Sky's the Limit for Young

Monday, 10 December 2012

Tournament poker is often said to be a young man's game so it proved in Luton this weekend as Andy Young took the honours in the final Sky Poker Tour event of 2012.

Young, who plays online as 'chicknmelt', worked his way through a field of more than 200 runners to take the £5,600 first prize, sealing victory after defeating Steve Wright heads up (no, not that one).

The final table positions and payouts were as follows:

1 Andy Young chicknmelt £5600
2 Steve Wright Supersteve £3800
3 Niall Bradley david666 £2450
4 William De Ritter Wilhelm £1450
5 Chris Pillay Kristofer £1100
6 Barry Wright whipit £900
7 Abdul Miah MiahStar £700
8 Nev Osman jigsaw222 £550
9 Vikrum Mehta VIK1 £400

The Sky Poker Tour returns in the new year with stops announced for Aspers Newcastle, Sporting Emporium, Dublin, Broadway Casino, Birmingham, Aspers, Stratford (London) and Dusk Till Dawn (Grand Final).

Qualifiers will be on the site shortly. Sky Poker has also announced details of its 600 millionth hand promotion which offers the players a chance to win up to £600.

New players can try their luck with free £10. Sign up here

Tags: Sky Poker Tour, Andy Young, Steve Wright