Thirteen players have battled their way through to the final day of the Pokerstars UK and Ireland poker tour in Manchester this week, a total of 518 players took part in the Main Event which has a reasonable buy-in of £500 + £50.
The might of pokerstars and the opportunity for players to qualify online for $1 has meant some record numbers have been witnessed, big names were out in force and the quality of the field has been described but 1 UK poker professional as “varied”
The overall winner is set to scoop £63,200 windfall and the coveted title.
Final day chip counts are as follows.
Player Country Status Chip Count
Jack Ellwood UK 1282000
Joeri Zandvliet Netherlands 939000
Dean Lyall UK PokerStars Player 897000
Christopher Brammer UK 812000
Michael Hill United Kingdom 664000
Julian Hasse Germany PokerStars Qualifier 664000
Ryan Lavery UK 525000
Jeffry van Norel 346000
Marius Lietuvnikas Lithuania 328000
Gurdev Mullen UK 250000
Tim Brown UK 220000
Richard Kellett UK 218000
Dan Owston UK 214000
The next leg of the UKIPT takes place in Coventry in April, you can qualify online right now at the Worlds largest Poker Site. Don’t miss your chance as this event is likely to sell out well in advance – Visit PokerStars now!