Chris Webber Wins Big at GUKPT Summer Series

GUKPTChristopher Webber was the biggest winner as the last two Grosvenor United Kingdom Poker Tour (GUKPT) Summer Series events were played out in Southampton and Sheffield.

Chris Webber, who picked up the largest cash prize of £10,390 (€11,780/$16,575) by outlasting a 65-player field in the Summer Series 3B’s £500 (€567/$798)+£50 (€56.70/$79.80) main event at the Grosvenor Casino Southampton, is the first player to collect two wins this series.

Steve Vigor left the GUKPT Southampton tournament with £3,300 (€3,742/$5,263) after winning the £200 (€227/$319) No-Limit Hold’em Double Chance Freezeout, Mukesh Morjaria pocketed £2,490 (€2,823/$3,972) for his £150 (€170/$239) No-Limit Hold’em Freezeout success, and Guijar Nitoo collected £1,025 (€1,162/$1,635) by taking the £100 (€113.40/$159.50) Bounty Booster event as well as £2,400 (€2,721/$3,827) for a second-place finish in the Double Chance Freezeout.

Meanwhile, further north in England, Michael Arnot took the top prize of £7,820 (€8,867/$12,470) for his £500 (€567/$798)+£50 (€56.70/$79.80) main event win at the Summer Series 3A at the G Casino Sheffield.

Garry Hallows might have finished third in the Sheffield main event for £3,910 (€4,433/$6,235), but he had a great few days after also picking up £1,260 (€1,428/$2,009) for a second place in the £150 (€170/$239) No-Limit Hold’em Freezeout side event as well as £1,460 (€1,655/$2,328) for his third spot in the £200 (€227/$319) No-Limit Hold’em Double Chance Freezeout.

Additonally, Matthew Christopher enjoyed some good fortune when winning the £200 (€227/$319) No-Limit Hold’em Double Chance Freezeout in Sheffield for £2,920 (€3,309/$4,656), as well as pocketing £1,720 (€1,949/$2,743) from the bounty event.

Also in Sheffield, Andrew Walker left with £1,680 (€1,903/$2,680) for lifting the £150 (€170/$239) freezeout title, while John Stokes took £2,455 (€2,781/$3,917) for winning the £100 (€113.40/$159.50) Bounty Booster.

The GUKPT schedule returns next month at Luton’s G Casino, when there will be an eight-day festival from August 14-21.

The £1,000 (€1,133/$1,595)+£70 (€79/$112) main event begins on Friday the 19th, with two separate starting sessions at 12:00 and 18:00 BST, and ends on the Sunday, when the first GUKPT autumn trophy is handed out.

Summer Series 3A (G Casino Sheffield) results:

£500 (€567/$798) No-Limit Hold’em Re-entry Main Event:

  1. Michael Arnot – £7,820 (€8,867/$12,470)
  2. Richard Grayson – £5,750 (€6,513/$9,173)
  3. Garry Hallows – £3,910 (€4,433/$6,235)
  4. Ben Nuttall – £2,300 (€2,605/$3,668)
  5. Tony Horn – £1,840 (€2,084/$2,934)
  6. Carol Everton – £1,380 (€1,563/$2,200)

£200 (€227/$319) No-Limit Hold’em Double Chance Freezeout:

  1. Matthew Christopher – £2,920 (€3,309/$4,656)
  2. James Robinson – £2,150 (€2,436/$3,429)
  3. Garry Hallows – £1,460 (€1,655/$2,328)
  4. Michael Burke – £860 (€975/$1,372)
  5. Michael frost – £690 (€782/$1,100)
  6. Peter Wigglesworth – £520 (€589/$829)

£150 (€170/$239) No-Limit Hold’em Freezeout:

  1. Andrew Walker – £1,680 (€1,903/$2,680)
  2. Garry Hallows – £1,260 (€1,428/$2,009)
  3. Peter Wigglesworth – £840 (€952/$1,340)
  4. Mark Cullumbine – £420 (€476/$670)

£100 (€113.40/$159.50) Bounty Booster:

  1. John Stokes – £2,455 (€2,781/$3,917)
  2. Matthew Christopher – £1,720 (€1,949/$2,743)
  3. Tony McConnell – £1,100 (€1,247/$1,756)
  4. Faisal Khan – £690 (€782/$1,101)
  5. Jack Okell – £570 (€646/$910)
  6. Paul Burgin – £410 (€465/$655)
  7. Darren Wheldon – £330 (€374/$527)
  8. Gary Dawson – £290 (€329/$463)
  9. Mohammed Ifzail – £250 (€283/$399)
  10. Nicolas Tyler – £200 (€227/$319)
  11. Peter Newton – £160 (€181/$255)

Summer Series 3B (Grosvenor Casino Southampton) results:

£500 (€567/$798) No-Limit Hold’em Re-entry Main Event:

  1. Christopher Webber – £10,390 (€11,780/$16,575)
  2. Elzbieta Biessek-piechota – £7,480 (€8,483/$11,937)
  3. David Lissner – £4,960 (€5,626/$7,918)
  4. David Howard – £2,920 (€3,309/$4,656)
  5. Martyn Robinson – £2,360 (€2,677/$3,766)
  6. Malcolm Dagger – £1,790 (€2,030/$2,856)
  7. Thomas Lee – £1,460 (€1,655/$2,328)
  8. David Miles – £1,140 (€1,292/$1,818)

£200 (€227/$319) No-Limit Hold’em Double Chance Freezeout:

  1. Steve Vigor – £3,300 (€3,742/$5,263)
  2. Guijar Nitoo – £2,400 (€2,721/$3,827)
  3. Simon Baskerville – £1,600 (€1,813/$2,552)
  4. Liu Chen Yen – £950 (€1,077/$1,515)
  5. Andrew Miles – £750 (€850/$1,196)
  6. Sue Sun – £550 (€623/$877)
  7. Lee Donovan – £450 (€510/$717)

£150 (€170/$239) No-Limit Hold’em Freezeout:

  1. Mukesh Morjaria – £2,490 (€2,823/$3,972)
  2. Jason Cook – £1,840 (€2,084/$2,934)
  3. Stuart Kinghorn – £1,250 (€1,417/$1,993)
  4. Sue Sun – £740 (€839/$1,180)
  5. Eddie Bhakar – £590 (€669/$941)
  6. Gregory Cheesbrough – £440 (€499/$702)

£100 (€113.40/$159.50) Bounty Booster:

  1. Guijar Nitoo – £1,025 (€1,162/$1,635)
  2. Trevor Bowers – £750 (€850/$1,196)
  3. Simon Miles – £500 (€567/$798)
  4. Domonic Cugudda – £280 (€317/$447)
  5. Paul Traynor – £220 (€249/$351)