Russian Takes First Gukpt Of 2015

Ilyukhin Snr in heads up with 21-year-old student

Russian Victor Ilyukhin (63) has taken the first title of season 9 of the Grosvenor Casinos' UK Poker Tournament 2015 (GUKPT).

Ilyukhn bested a field of 289 and ultimately Alex Spencer in heads-up play, a student who has already accumulated GBP 200 000 in tournament winnings at the tender age of 21.

The GBP1,090 buy-in Main Event generated a prizepool of GBP 289,000, exceeding the GBP 200,000 guarantee.

Final payouts for the top 10 in the GBP 1,000 NLHE F/O Event 1 were:

,600 – Victor Ilyukhin

,050 – Alex Spencer

,800 – Zahari Petrov

,950 – Niall Murray

,050 – Vladimir Swaton

,250 – Adrian Memed

7GBP 8,950 – Charlie Combes

8GBP 7,250 – Ross Boatman

9GBP 6,050 – Jerome O'Shea

10GBP 5,200 – Mark James

In related news, Grosvenor Casinos have launched an app on the iOS and Android platforms titled "Grosvenor Poker Live".

The app offers information on competitions and cash games at Grosvenor Casinos.

Online Casino News Courtesy of Infopowa

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