Kevin Simpson Crowned partypoker WPT National Newcastle Champion at the £100,000 Guaranteed Event

The partypoker WPT Nationwide Newcastle topped its winner following four days of poker motion at Aspers On line casino Newcastle. Kevin Simpson emerged as a deserving winner having residence £24,000 first area prize, a pair of Monster headphones, the coveted trophy and entry into the upcoming partypoker WPT Countrywide London event in July.

Winner Picture


The £600 Main Occasion was break up into 3 £200 flights. Gamers had the choice to purchase-in to one particular, two or all 3 of the Day 1 flights. At the stop of each flight chip have been bagged and moved ahead to Working day 2. All chips from each and every flight ended up accumulated to give players their complete starting up stack for Day 2.

Simpson arrived into the final table the shortest of nine stacks, but bided his time, picked his spots to gamble effectively and fully deserves his victory. The talented Marc Foggin was the initial player to bust and he was followed to the rail by Syed Meah and the very last-standing partypoker qualifier David Knight. When engage in was six-handed, it seemed like Ben Jenkins was heading to take manage, but he lost a few of main fingers and bust in sixth spot and was followed to the rail soon following by Brett Andrews. Four-handed player lasted a pair of hrs and ended with the exit of Gary Miller, whose exit sparked a a few-handed fight that lasted close to three several hours. Tin Sung Tang fell in 3rd spot, leaving Stephen Fung — who is affectionately identified basically as “Chicken” — and Simpson to lock horns heads up. Simpson soared into a 5-to-1 chip direct ahead of a few of lucky palms went Fung’s way, even though Simpson was nonetheless in manage. The closing hand of the 2015 WPT National Newcastle Primary Event took location as the clocks exhibited 00:53 on Monday morning and noticed all the chips go into the center of the felt with Fung holding  and Simpson the  . The seller unfold the      board, Fung bust and Simpson looked to the heavens with a smile stretching from ear-to-ear and will no doubt be celebrating his fantastic victory with a number of drinks with his pals who railed him all evening.

Last Desk Standings

Place     Player                   Prize

1              Kevin Simpson  £24,000

2              Stephen Fung    £16,five hundred

3              Tin Sung Tang    £10,500

4              Gary Miller          £7,800

5              Brett Andres      £5,900

6              Ben Jenkins        £4,900

7              David Knight       £4,000

8              Syed Meah         £3,a hundred and fifty

9              Marc Foggin       £2,400

partypoker qualifiers seasoned the players’ lounge which provided video games, giveaways, drinks, canapés and an region for hanging out throughout the tournament. Gamers had been taken care of to meeting and interacting with sporting legend Rob Lee, previous England and Newcastle United footballer. Rob took component in a table football competitors hosted by poker individuality Mad Marty and the ‘Rob Lee Freeroll’ in which all tournament players were invited to go to.

Rob Lee Freeroll

Off the again of his partypoker WPT Countrywide London victory, Christopher Gordon took to the tables. Also in attendance in Newcastle was WPT Champions Club member Surinder Sunar, nicely acknowledged British isles gamers Charles Chattha and Ian Simpson.

Gamers have been taken care of to a night time to keep in mind at the well-known Tiger Tiger in the heart of Newcastle. Complimentary beverages and a focused VIP area was presented to all match players in the Hawaiian topic Kanoloa room.


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The final partypoker WPT Nationwide British isles event of the yr will just take area as Aspers Casino Stratford Metropolis, July 30th– August two, 2015.

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