Rapinder Cheema wins UKIPT5 London Main Event and £78,825

Season 5's London UKIPT has just been played to a winner and Rapinder Cheema is the man who felled all rival contenders to claim the title here at The Hippodrome Casino London.After defeating Fernando Marin heads-up and collecting the £78,825 first place prize money(after a deal was struck heads-up)...more

by Rod Stirzaker on January 25, 2015 3:15 PM

UKIPT5 London Final table: Level 26-31 updates (100,000/200,000 ante 30,000)

10.15pm: Rapinder Cheema wins UKIPT5 London and £78,825It's all over here in London and Rapinder Cheema is the newest UKIPT champion. But spare a thought for Fernando Marin who will be wondering how in the world he lost this heads-up battle.The biggest pot was actually not the final hand but it migh...more

by Nick Wright on January 25, 2015 7:51 AM

UKIPT5 London: Final table player profiles

Seat 1: Paul Simmons, United Kingdom, PokerStars Qualifier, 1,840,000Paul Simmons has been playing poker for over 10 years after discovering the live game as a student. The 30-year-old taxi driver still enjoys the game and plays "quite a lot," including a turn online as proven by his qualification ...more

by Nick Wright on January 25, 2015 7:34 AM

UKIPT5 London Day 3: Level 23-26 updates (25,000/50,000 ante 5,000)

What are you doing here? All the cool kids are following final table updates in this post. 3:10pm: Final table chip counts and seat drawIt's 29-year-old professional poker player Fernando Marin who takes the chip lead into the final table. Brett Angell's title defence continues, although he finds hi...more

by Nick Wright on January 25, 2015 2:52 AM

UKIPT 5 London: Mytton leads final 26; Angell still on for back to back wins

Day two on the UKIPT is, quite simply, moving day. Whilst roughly 30% of the field advance from Day 1 to Day 2 only 12% of the players who came back for Day 2 still have an interest in this tournament tomorrow.They've all locked up £2,730 for their efforts so far but it's tomorrow when the big bucks...more

by Nick Wright on January 24, 2015 1:34 PM

UKIPT5 London Day 2: Level 17-22 updates (10,000/20,000 ante 3,000)

9pm: Two down, one to goThat's all for Day 2, it looks like 26 players will be coming back for the third and final day of this UKIPT5 London Main Event at The Hippodrome Casino. Stay tuned for a wrap of the day's play, overnight chip counts and the Day 3 seat draw. Andrew Mytton is the overnight chi...more

by Rod Stirzaker on January 24, 2015 6:59 AM

UKIPT5 London Day 2: Level 13-16 updates (2,500/5,000 ante 500)

2:57pm: Break timeThe bubble burst during the last hand of level 16 and the players can celebrate making the money during a 25 minute break. You'll find level 17 updates here. -- NW2:55pm: Charlie Combes bubbles UKIPT5 LondonOn the second hand of hand for hand play the bubble burst and Charlie Combe...more

by Nick Wright on January 24, 2015 2:43 AM

UKIPT5 London: Ross Boatman seizes Day 1C chiplead

The third slice of UKIPT5 London first day fun was played out today at The Hippodrome Casino and it was London poker stalwart Ross Boatman who carved a skilful path through the gargantuan field, snatching the chip lead with the final hand of the day to reach 190,100.Hot on his heels is another Londo...more

by Rod Stirzaker on January 23, 2015 12:58 PM

UKIPT5 London Day 1C: Level 7-12 updates (1,000/2,000 ante 300)

8.30pm: Day one is doneThe third and final starting flight is in the books and from now on the number of entrants can only go down! It looks like roughly 123 players made it through today meaning the Day 2 field is going to be around 125 players strong.Leading the way at the end of play today was UK...more

by Rod Stirzaker on January 23, 2015 7:35 AM

UKIPT5 London Day 1C: Level 1-6 updates (200/400 ante 50)

3:30pm: Level 6 terminated; break beginsAnother three in the bag, it's that smoke em if you got 'em time again for the players. Well the smokers at least. The more healthy sorts will be off for fresh air, tofu and clean living. See you in 15 minutes. You can now follow level 7 updates here. -- RS3:2...more

by Rod Stirzaker on January 23, 2015 3:13 AM
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