Best birthday ever for Ted Jackson-Spivack, as he wins UKIPT Birmingham

Jackson-Spivack had a birthday to rememberWhat a way to go out. Ted Jackson-Spivack got what everyone wants for their birthday, a UKIPT title of course! He turned 24 today and tonight has a birthday card with £35,000 inside it and a cake topped with a shiny trophy. It'll be the birthday boy buying t...more

by Nick Wright on October 9, 2016 3:09 PM

UKIPT6 Birmingham: Final table player profiles

Seat 1: David Wilkes, United Kingdom - 152,000David Wilkes, 54, has probably covered more miles to come to UKIPT events than any prior finalist, flying over from his home in Spain for nearly all of them. His favourite places to play have been Barcelona and Dublin, beautiful cities both, the latter ...more

by Marc Convey on October 9, 2016 10:12 AM

UKIPT6 Birmingham: Ted Jackson-Spivack wins the Main Event (final table arch

* Click for prizepool and payout information9:50pm: Ted Jackson-Spivack wins UKIPT Birmingham for £35,000; Ludovic Geilich finishes second for £23,600Level 26 - Blinds 25,000/50,000 (5,000 ante) Reigning UKIPT champion for life Ted Jackson-SpivackThe heads-up battle only lasted four hands after the ...more

by Marc Convey on October 9, 2016 3:25 AM

UKIPT6 Birmingham Day2: Ludovic Geilich on course for second UKIPT title

Geilich is the man to catchDay 2 on the UKIPT are always the most fun to cover. The action on Day ones can take a while to get going due to the small blinds and even stacks, whereas their disparity on Day 2 creates lots of action, and therefore, bust outs. Then there's the bubble; that always happe...more

by Nick Wright on October 8, 2016 3:28 AM

UKIPT6 Birmingham: Nathan Webb weaves his way to the top on Day 1B

What a day for WebbUKIPT Birmingham moved through the gears today as 158 players entered the fray during the second of three starting flights. The last two to take their seats were Igor Kurganov and Griffin Benger. Unfortunately for Kurganov he was also one of the last out, busting a few hands from ...more

by Marc Convey on October 7, 2016 3:13 AM

UKIPT6 Birmingham: Pena leads after Day 1A

Pena's in pole position* CLICK TO REFRESH FOR LATEST UPDATES* Day 1A has ended* Players 33 of 58 through to Day 27:20pm: Pena leads the 33 players who made it through to Day 2 Small but perfectly formed. That kind of summed up Day 1A of UKIPT6 Birmingham. It may have only attracted 58 entries and he...more

by Nick Wright on October 6, 2016 3:29 AM

Stian Knutsen wins UKIPT6 Super Series and £42,500

Stian Knutsen wins UKIPT6 Super Series and £42,500 Stian Knutsen - your champion! Quiet. Focused. Stubborn.These were the three words I jotted down on my notepad a couple of hours ago when I challenged myself to describe Stian Knutsen and his approach at the table today. There were more bubbly chara...more

by Marc Convey on September 4, 2016 3:07 AM

UKIPT6 Super Series: Final table player profiles

Seat 1: Albert Sapiano, United Kingdom - 1,133,000If any player can be described as a mainstay of the UKIPT, it has to be Albert Sapiano. Hailing from Maidstone, he is a constant presence on the live tournament poker scene, and counts among his successes several outright wins for up to £50,160; his...more

by Marc Convey on September 3, 2016 5:28 PM

UKIPT6 Super Series: Day 2 coverage archive

12:30am: Stian Knutsen leads UKIPT6 Super Series final tableOver 11 levels of play were needed today to shrink the field down from 129 to the official final table of eight players. It was a frantic day full of coolers, multi-way all-ins and huge pots. The chip lead changed several times including on...more

by Marc Convey on September 3, 2016 3:38 AM

UKIPT6 Super Series: Day 1B coverage archive

9:25pm: Danny Laming leads UKIPT6 Super Series Day 1B survivorsThe second of three flights took place from midday today within the glamorous surrounds of PokerStars Live at the Hippodrome. Another 12 levels were played, and when the dust settled, Danny Laming emerged as chip leader with 275,800.Ther...more

by Marc Convey on September 2, 2016 3:28 AM
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