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Stuart Rutter

Stuart Rutter Flying High as Event #40: $2,500 Seven Card Razz Nears Final

UK pro, Pokernews columnist, GUKPT champion, WSOP final table maker, Sheffield Wednesday fan and all round nice guy Stuart Rutter is on course to make his 2nd WSOP final table of the series tonight, as he is currently 3rd out of the final 15 in Event #40: $2,500 Seven Card Razz. Rutter has been specialising in mixed games recently in the hopes it would yield a bracelet and that might become a reality tonight.

Richard Ashby has already bagged a stud bracelet so if Stuart could capture a Razz strap in this event, the fantastic year of the Brits will exceed everyones expectations. $214,085 will go to the winner but make no mistake, it’s the gold that Rutter will be playing for when he returns to play the last 15 of this event tonight.

Find out how he gets on by following our Event #40: $2,500 Seven Card Razz Live Updates this evening.

Top Chip Counts
1 Melville Lewis 504,000
2 Mikko Pispala 458,000
3 Stuart Rutter 295,000
4 Maxwell Troy 258,000
5 Chris Bjorin 163,000
6 Nick Helm 145,000
7 Frank Kassela 144,000
8 Daniel Ospina 136,000
9 Dee Tiller 128,000
10 Jennifer Harman 108,000

London Poker Championships at the Vic

This looks like a fantastic post WSOP festival taking place between July 10th-18th at the Vic in London. A mid stakes festival that starts with the £200 GUKPT Club Championships and concludes with a £300 main event (There will be two flights for this event, both on Saturday 17th. The first flight starts at 2pm and the second at 7pm).

Sat 10th July - 2pm - £200 NL Hold'em Freezeout (GUKPT Club Championship) - 10,000 starting chips
Sun 11th July - 5pm - £150 NL Hold'em Freezeout - 5,000 starting chips
Mon 12th July - 7.30pm - £100 PL Omaha Rebuy - 3,000 starting chips
Tue 13th July - 7.30pm - £200 NL Hold'em Freezeout - 7,500 starting chips
Wed 14th July - 7.30pm - £100 NL Hold'em Rebuy - 3,000 starting chips
Thu 15th July - 7.30pm - £250 NL Hold'em Freezeout - 7,500 starting chips
Fri 16th July - 7.30pm - £150 PL Omaha with one £100 rebuy + add on - 3,000 starting chips
Fri 16th July - 8.30pm - £25 NL Hold'em Rebuy Super Sat to Main Event - 2,000 starting chips
Sat 17th - 2pm & 7pm - £300 NL Hold'em Freezeout Main Event - 10,000 starting chips
Sun 18th - 7.00pm - £150 NL Hold'em Bounty Freezeout - 5,000 starting chips

There is also a new regular tournament schedule which starts in July, which looks like this:

Mondays - 7.30pm - £50 NLH Rebuy - £4,000 guaranteed
Tuesdays - 7.30pm - £100 NLH 1 Rebuy/Add On - £7,500 guaranteed
Wednesdays - 7.30pm - £80 NLH Rebuy - £10,000 guaranteed
Thursdays - 7.30pm - £100 NLH Freezeout - £5,000 guaranteed
except on Thu 5th August when it will be a £300 NLH Freezeout with a £15,000 guarantee
Fridays - 7.30pm - £30 NLH Freezeout - £1,500 guarantee
Saturdays - 7.30pm - £50 NLH Freezeout - £2,000 guarantee
Sundays - 4.00pm - £30 NLH Freezeout - £1,000 guarantee
Sundays - 7.00pm - £100 NLH Freezeout - £4,000 guarantee

*Please note that all guarantees only apply with a minimum number of players.

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