One other leg of the Grosvenor UK Poker Tour (GUKPT) got right here to a conclude on the weekend, with Grosvenor Poker ambassador Richard “Rick” Trigg taking down the GUKPT Learning £1,000 Main Match for £78,260.
At the Learning South Grosvenor Casino, Trigg was the closing participant standing from the 348-entry self-discipline and picked up his third GUKPT Main Match title to take home the lion’s portion of the £304,200 prize pool. The end 34 avid gamers made the money and secured a min-money of £2,200.
Necessary avid gamers who made the money but fell instant of making the last desk included ex-educated footballer Anthony Gardner (11th – £4,570), Renee Xie (20th – £2,750) and Leon Campbell (21st – £2,750).
GUKPT Learning £1,000 Main Match Final Desk Outcomes
|1||Richard Trigg||United Kingdom||£78,260|
|2||Kuljinder Sidhu||United Kingdom||£54,930|
|3||David Anderson||United Kingdom||£33,570|
|4||Michael Burnett||United Kingdom||£21,360|
|5||Christopher Brammer||United Kingdom||£14,040|
|6||Jack Hardcastle||United Kingdom||£10,370|
|7||Jack Loraine||United Kingdom||£7,630|
|8||Andrew Bullen||United Kingdom||£6,410|
|9||Benjamin Creasey||United Kingdom||£5,490|
‘It feels no doubt shiny, I’ve had my sight on seeking to find the third one,” talked about Trigg after he secured a hat-trick of wins on the UK’s longest running poker tour. “Hopefully, I find a contract renewal!” he joked earlier than occurring to praise his sponsors. ”It’s love a household. All individuals roots for every other and all individuals’s been texting me all day.”
Trigg, who was one among 11 avid gamers to register on Day 2, saw his stack dwindle the general manner down to factual three huge blinds at one stage, but stumbled on a collection of doubles which took him to the last desk. There can in general be a celebration-love ambiance at the GUKPT closing tables but Trigg well-known that was no longer moderately the case in Learning.
”or no longer it has been such a rare closing, or no longer it has been so aloof, it made all individuals listen a bit extra and play better,” he talked about.
Nonetheless, neither of the avid gamers halted Trigg’s ascent and the Englishman drew an unlimited smile as he lifted his newest GUKPT trophy.
Final Desk Recap
Benjamin Creasey was the first closing desk casualty after he ran his pair of sixes into the Jack Hardcastle’s pocket kings. Subsequent to leave was Andrew Bullen, he moved all in with ace-queen apt but additionally stumbled on himself unable to leap frog an opponent’s cowboys.
Jack Loraine was eradicated in seventh set aside after his pocket jacks would possibly perchance perchance no longer support in opposition to the queen-seven held by Michael Burnett.
Hardcastle was then sent to the inaccurate aspect of the rail after his dominated king-queen was unable to creep sooner than David Anderson’s huge slick. Trigg then obtained his first elimination of the last desk, despatching Christopher Brammer in fifth set aside.
Burnett was the following to hurry after he misplaced nearly about all his stack with pocket kings in opposition to Sidhu’s ace-queen. He tripled-up straight away after but exited the event after Anderson’s pair of tens remained most attention-grabbing in opposition to Burnett’s ace-seven. Trigg then secured heads-up play after he ousted Anderson with ace-king.
Heads-up play was backward and forward earlier than Trigg opened up an 3-to-2 lead. On the last hand of the night, Kuljinder Sidhu flopped two pair with queens and fours. Trigg then turned a set aside of a jacks to take the lead. After a blank river got right here in, Sidhu jammed as the shirt stack, handiest to be confirmed the harmful news by Trigg.
Calum has been a part of the PokerNews crew since September 2021 after working within the UK energy sector. He performed his first hand of poker in 2017 and straight away descend in love with the game. Calum’s proudest poker success is winning the handiest match he has ever performed in Las Vegas, the prestigious $60 Flamingo night event.