UKIPT heading to Marbella (just off the southern coast of England)

The beautiful Marbella beachWell, there's no other way to say it, because it's a lie. But as far as lies go, it has to be the one that most poker people are prepared to overlook. It is this. Marbella is in the United Kingdom. It's true. I know, you thought it was a small town on the southern coast o...more

by Stephen Bartley on May 14, 2015 9:09 AM

PokerStars Qualifier Sam Mitten-Laurence wins UKIPT5 Nottingham and £182,000

UKIPT Nottingham Champion Sam Mitten-LaurenceWhen the final 37 players returned to play to a winner at noon today at Dusk Till Dawn the title could've been won by a former UKIPT winner, a UKIPT leader board winner, three players who had previously final tabled a UKIPT or any of three players who hav...more

by Nick Wright on April 19, 2015 4:49 PM

UKIPT5 Nottingham Day 3: Level 28-31 updates (100,000/200,000 ante 30,000)

12:45am: It's all over - Sam Mitten-Laurence wins UKIPT5 Nottingham for £182,000After a very short heads up battle, we have a winner: PokerStars Qualifier Sam Mitten-Laurence. The final hand played out as follows:Mitten-Laurence raised to 700,000 and it was three-bet by Trevor Pearson to 1,200,000. ...more

by Nick Wright on April 19, 2015 12:15 PM

UKIPT5 Nottingham: Final table profiles

Seat 1: Krzysztof Jacyk, Poland, PokerStars Qualifier - 2,830,000Krzysztof JacykKrzysztof Jacyk, 28, has been playing poker for about five years, professionally for the last two. He plays mostly online tournaments, specialising in satellites, and it's no surprise that his entry into the UKIPT Notti...more

by Nick Wright on April 19, 2015 11:28 AM

UKIPT5 Nottingham Day 3: Level 22-27 updates (40,000/80,000 ante 10,000)

What are you doing here? All the cool kids are following the final table updates here.8:10pm: Adam Kossew eliminated in 9th place (£13,540)The official final table of eight is now set and its Adam Kossew who's gone in ninth place. Luke Perrott opened from under-the-gun, Kossew shoved for 820,000 fro...more

by Nick Wright on April 19, 2015 3:58 AM

UKIPT5 Nottingham: David Clarkson shifts into top gear to lead final 37

David Clarkson has the overnight chip leadWe often refer to Day 2 of a UKIPT as moving day and the reasons for this can be summed up in one word - maths. Depending on how many levels you play on Day 1 around 45-55% of the field will advance to Day 2 whilst typically less than 10% advance from Day 2 ...more

by Nick Wright on April 18, 2015 4:31 PM

UKIPT5 Nottingham Day 2: level 17-21 updates (8,000/16,000 ante 2,000)

12:45am: Day 2 is doneIt's all over here on Day 2 and chips are being bagged as we speak. We'll be back shortly with a full round-up of all the day's action, including the chip leaders going into the third and final day tomorrow. --JS12:38am: Last three handsThere'll be just three more hands tonight...more

by Nick Wright on April 18, 2015 10:23 AM

UKIPT5 Nottingham Day 2: Level 11-16 updates (2,500/5,000 ante 500)

6:25pm: Dinner breakThe remaining players are now taking a well-earned dinner break. We'll be back in an hour with a new post covering updates from Level 17-21.6:20pm: What a way to surviveA very entertaining hand just took place over on Charlie Combes' table. Kestutis Kristapaitis made a raise ("he...more

by Nick Wright on April 18, 2015 4:23 AM

Remi Wyrzykiewicz reigns on Day 1D of UKIPT5 Nottingham

Remi 'ctrl+c' Wyrzykiewicz finished top of the chip chartsWhilst no poker day is alike their pattern is somewhat formulaic and set in stone. The blinds rise, players depart and someone ends the day as chip leader having accumulated significantly more than what they started with. But whilst today was...more

by Nick Wright on April 17, 2015 3:30 PM

UKIPT5 Nottingham: Day 1D level 7-10 updates (600/1,200 ante 200)

8:40pm: After four long Day 1s, it's time for Day 2Day 1D is now in the books. 214 players survived the ten-levels of play and will return tomorrow for Day 2 of the UKIPT5 Nottingham main event. We'll be back with a full round-up of the day's events shortly, including chip leaders and late bust-outs...more

by Nick Wright on April 17, 2015 9:19 AM
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