UKIPT Champion of Champions announced

UKIPT Champion of Champions announced

Monday, 27 September 2010

The PokerStars UKIPT has been a very welcome addition to the UK poker circuit and will sign off this season with a special event next week.

The televised Champion of Champions event takes place at the end of EPT London on Tuesday 5th October and will see all eight UKIPT tournament winners plus the newly crowned EPT London champion battle it out for a prize package worth €10,000. The winner will earn himself the buy in for every UKIPT season two Main Event plus next year's EPT London.

UKIPT President Kirsty Thompson said: "We've had a fantastic first season of the UKIPT and this event will be a fitting way to finish the season, by crowning one of the nine worthy winners as the UKIPT Season 1 Champion."

The players in contention for the bonus payday are Irishmen Padraig Parkinson, Max Silver and Kemi Fakinle, Brits Nick Risk, Jamie Burland and Andrew Couldridge, Belgian Gilles Augustus and Dutchman Joeri Zandvliet.

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