Christmas is drawing ever closer thanks to time flying by at a blistering pace, mainly because the old adage of time flying when you’re having fun is true. The past seven days have been fantastic for the United Kingdom and Irish poker communities, keep reading to refresh your memories of the biggest and most popular stories of the past week.
Chris Moorman Passes $10 Million in Winnings
Chris Moorman became the first player in online poker history to surpass $10,000,000 in multi-table tournament winnings when he won a $215 buy-in at partypoker. Moorman has been in scintillating for of late and that form led him to return to the top of the UK & Ireland poker rankings, too.
Wins for Nguyen, Le Guermeur and Kerrien
The low buy-in live tournament scene in the UK & Ireland is thriving as poker players continue to turn out in force for events with buy-ins of £100-£1,000. The relatively low cost of entering is balanced by the large crowds who turn out for them, making them an attractive proposition for amateurs and professional players alike. Check out the links below to recap some of the live tournament action from the past week.
- Dinh Tuan Nguyen wins the UKIPT Series 3
- Tan Lee takes down the Dusk Till Dawn Deepstack
- Seb Kerrien wins the APAT Irish Championship
- Jerome Guermeur bests the Winamax Poker Open
New Milton Keynes Casino Proves Lucky for Andrew Brisland
When Andrew Brisland visited the new super casino in Milton Keynes he had no idea that he would be walking away with a £40,000 Audi just for showing his face at the new state-of-the-art venue. Brisland was chosen at random to be the lucky recipient of a brand new Audi of his choice in a special welcome promotion at The Casino MK.
The next seven days should be spectacular as the UKIPT and European Poker Tours are in London, the Genting Poker Series heads to Edinburgh and the Brits and Irish are bound to continue crushing online!