PaddyPowerPoker Student Masters Final Table Set

Burlington Hotel, Dublin

This weekend saw the PaddyPower Poker Student Masters take place at the Burlington Hotel in Dublin where 169 eager poker playing students paid the €100+€10 entry fee creating a prize pool of €16,900. After 13 and a half long hours of poker the nine-handed final table was reached and the tournament paused until Thursday 5 April, the eve of the Irish Open Main Event.

When play resumes on Apr.5 it will be Sam Jackson who is the man they all have to catch if they want to walk away with the 44,650 first place prize and a €3,500 seat to the Irish Open where they could potentially wins hundreds fo thousands more Euros.

The nine final table members will represent six different colleges and Universities; the chip counts are as follows.

PositionNameCollege / UniversityChips
1Sam JacksonNational College of Ireland335,300
2Alan TuohyUniversity Limerick302,400
3Christopher DunneDublin Institute of Technology237,000
4John RoacheNational College of Ireland215,200
5Michael MulhernNatianl University of Ireland, Galway178,800
6Kevin DouglasUniversity Limerick137,400
7Adam CarlinNational University of Ireland, Galway134,400
8Seamus DelaneyGalway-Mayo Institute of Technology97,400
9Patrick MayeDublin City University52,900

Positions 10-18 were settled during the day's play with the money ranging from €200 up to €400 though the 19th place finisher, Connor Lake, won a €120+€10 ticket to an Irish Open satellite on PaddyPowerPoker for being the unfortunate bubble boy.

Which of the nine will walk away with the Irish Open seat and the lion's share of the prize pool? We will discover that next month!

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