Monday, 17 August 2009
82 players gathered at Nottingham’s Gala Casino for the latest leg of the Coral British Masters Of Poker Tour over the weekend and in the end it was Chris Brammer who took the honours.
Brammer overcame a final table that included recent Italian Poker Tour winner Matt Perrins and London Poker Circuit victor Sam Trickett to claim the first prize of £16,000 and a seat in the British Masters Play Off. The victory is the latest in a string of fine results for the Southampton man who made the money in this year’s WSOP Main Event and followed it up with a cash at GUKPT Luton.The final table positions and payouts were as follows:1st Chris Brammer £14,0002nd Jonathan Butter £9,0003rd Matt Perrins £5,9504th Neil Blatchley £3,9005th Sam Trickett £2,7506th Trev Pearson £2,1507th Dewi James £1,7008th Matt Russell £1,4009th Mike Miller £1,150Sam Trickett’s disappointment at missing out on the Main Event was tempered by his success in the £200 side event.£200 Freezeout result1st Sam Trickett £4,5602nd Mick McCool £4,0003rd James Meachen £2,2004th Caroline Cove £1,4505th Phil Clarke £1,0106th Andy Woods £7607th Anthony White £6208th Sean O'Donnell £5309th Shaun Bennett £450The next leg of the Masters Tour is at Gala’s Leo Casino in Liverpool from 18th to 20th September with a further stop at Bristol’s Gala Casino Riverside from 23rd to 25th October.
The sixth annual edition of Grosvenor Casinos’ Goliath tournament series may have begun last week but players are being advised that there is still time to qualify for seats into its prestigious £120 buy-in main event.
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