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Gift of the Gav: Fintan Gavin wins UKIPT Edinburgh and £61,500

Rick Dacey

In poker there are players that are well liked and there are those that can talk the hind leg off a donkey. Not many can bring those two qualties together and still play winning poker, Fintan Gavin is one of the few. Now, finally, the Irishman has that major title he's been chasing since his runner-up finish at the 2008 EPT Barcelona final table, beating a 519 strong field to claim the UKIPT trophy. Although the £61,500 prize money will be valued, Gavin's already said he's chasing double winner Nick Abou Risk for a second title.