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UKIPT Nottingham Day 3: Final Table Set, Iqbal Ahmed Still Leads

Iqbal Ahmed (Photo: PokerStars Blog)

The UKIPT Nottingham main event has reached its final table after the massive crowd of 1,625 who started this tournament with high hopes were reduced to just eight. Leading the way going into today's finale is, unsurprisingly, Iqbal Ahmed.

Ahmed started Day 3 as the chip leader and he used his huge stack with great effect, demolishing anyone who dare take him on. His stack, containing 6,680,000 chips, is that substantial that he could double up any of his opponents on the final table and still have 3,000,000 chips left! Amazing stuff.

Ian Senior is the player who will start the day second in chips and he would have found himself a little closer to the runaway chip leader had his kings held up against pocket sevens when the tournament was down to nine players. They didn't hold but he still has 3,765,000 chips when play gets underway and he is certainly someone to keep an eye on that is for sure.

One man who will not be at the final table is Chris Brammer who was busted out in 11th place at the hands of Robert Baguley. Brammer was without a doubt the best player to make it to Day 3 and he was unsurprisingly disappointed. Shortly after busting he changed his Faceboo status to "Title wondering what I have to do to actuall win one of these stupid f things!" It turns out that Brammer had pocket kings cracked by the mighty jack-three offsuit! Brammer comments on his status saying, "Yh J3o peel vs utg+1, donk pot + call off another 12bb on the Q53ss flop, open shove 40bb on the turn. Will remember that one..."

So the final table is Brammer-less but it should still be a very exciting spectacle indeed. The eight players are all vying for that £210,400 first place prize, not a bad haul for an outlay of just £770! Who will become the UKIPT Nottingham champion and have their name written into the history books of poker? Tune into UK & Ireland PokerNews tomorrow to find out!

UKIPT Nottingham Main Event Final Table

1Ian Senior3,765,000
2Hasmuk Khodiyara2,350,000
3Robert Baguley2,115,000
4Iqbal Ahmed6,680,000
5Barry McMahon1,750,000
6James Cummings2,575,000
7Nick Woodward2,445,000
8Grant Pirie2,430,000

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