UK & Ireland Sunday Briefing: Brits Excel in partypoker Title Fight
partypoker has been making huge improvements to its tournament offerings and they have been well received by the poker community, especially by those calling the United Kingdom and Ireland home.
One new edition to the partypoker schedule is the $30,000 guaranteed rebuy, which partypoker ambassador Patrick “Patrick_Leonard” Leonard finished in second place this week for $6,002.
Another popular tournament is the $300,000 guaranteed Title Fight, a $215 buy in event that hit its guarantee this week. Toby “eightenclub” Lewis finished in sixth place for $7,940, Thomas “Airdraken” Clack bust in fourth place for $15,911 and UK-based Spaniard Oscar “OMGMenda” Serradell was the third-place finisher for $23,821.
Over at 888poker, “0nurb1ke” turned $320 into $3,400 by finishing seventh in the $100,000 Baby Whale, and two players reached the final table of the $40,000 Mega Deep; “HappyHour4U” banked $2,000 for their sixth-place finish and “shaggy.l.f.c” collected $4,700 for their third-place finish.
Lastly, for 888poker, “hell0_br0tti” finished fourth in the $80,000 Sunday Challenge and added $6,421 to their lifetime winnings.
To PokerStars now where Sean “MonkeyBudg” Prendiville was the sixth-place finisher in the Big $162 for $1,223 and “Makka069” turned $215 into $5,059 by becoming the fifth-place finisher in the $215 Bounty Builder.
There were two Union Jacks at the final table of the $215 Sunday Warm-Up. “#Naktro91” fell in ninth-place for $3,832 and “pkace666” managed to progress to fourth place before busting for a $19,941 score.
David “Clarkson7” Clarkson, who is predominately a cash game player, finished eighth in the $109 Bounty Builder for $2,257 while “ViCiuSMaXiMu” bust from the $109 Bubble Rush in sixth-place and collected $1,955.
One of the many UK-based Spanish grinders, “Ce$ar$pa,” was the runner-up in the $1,050 Sunday Grand NLHE for a $38,151 score while “TUTI88” finished third for $28,374. In the PLO version of the Sunday Grand, Scotland’s Ludovic “ludovi333” Geilich reached the final table and fell in fifth place for $9,438.
Three Brits were present at the final table of the $109 Sunday Cooldown. “Max Gudrutis” bust in ninth-place for $1,861, Paul “Senterpied” Senterwas the sixth place finisher for $4,870 and Bertie “bigstealer” Bayley crashed out in fifth place for $6,711.