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Nick Abou Risk Wins 2nd UKIPT Title in Galway

Posted by David Cowell on December 06, 2010 at 12:45 BST

UKIPT Galway WinnerNick Abou Risk was a familiar name already to the UKIPT but now he’s almost infamous after winning the first live UK and Ireland Poker Tour Event of season two in Galway.

It all came down to a hand when Nick Abou Risk heads up with local poker player Trish Mallin, Mallin pushed all-in on a 10 high board showing 10-9-5-4. After a long think the smooth winner called the 1.6 Million bet from Trish. Trish Showed 8-9 for an up and down straight draw while Trish Nich showed 10-2 for top pair.

The river was no good for Trish Mallin and she picked up €41,300 for her second place finish and a huge round of applause from the local Irish crowd. Nick Abou Risk collected €67,100 the crystal trophy and a place in UK Poker History!

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UKIPT Galway Results

1: Nick Abou Risk, Canada – €67,100
2: Trish Mallin, Ireland – €41,300
3: Maurice Silke, Ireland – €25,250
4: Vytenis Navickas, Lithuania, PokerStars qualifier – €18,600
5: Eoin Olin, Ireland – €15,400
6: Dan Rankin, Ireland, PokerStars qualifier – €12,725
7: Roar Aspaas, Norway, PokerStars qualifier – €10,100
8: Johan Meyer, Germany – €7,975
9: Aonghus Farrell, Ireland – €5,700

10. Ray Maloney, Ireland – €4,550
11: Peter Delej, Slovakia, PokerStars qualifier – €4,550

12. Shaun Conning, Ireland, PokerStars qualifier – €4,000
13. Dara O’Kearney, Ireland, PokerStars qualifier – €4,000

14. Peter Barrable, Ireland – €3,450
15. David Brady, Ireland, PokerStars qualifier – €3,450

16. Andrew Grimason, Ireland – €2,925
17. Mathew Paget, USA, PokerStars qualifier – €2,925
18: Kenneth Forkan, Ireland – €2,925

19. Jamie Burland, UK – €2,525
20. Stuart Kennedy, Ireland – €2,525
21. Charlie McAlister, Ireland – €2,525

22. Michael Ryan, Ireland – €2,250
23. Liam Dilleen, Ireland – €2,250
24: Eldon Orr, UK, PokerStar Player – €2,250

25. Mike Hill, UK, UKIPT Leader Board winner – €2,000
26. Tom Scalon, Ireland – €2,000
27. John Percival, Ireland – €2,000

28. Chris Cooke, Ireland – €1,750
29. Joe Connolly, Ireland – €1,750
30. George McKeever, Ireland – €1,750
31. Tomasz Raniszewski, Poland, PokerStars qualifier – €1,750
32. Edward Kavanagh, Ireland, PokerStars qualifier – €1,750

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