Record Broken in PokerStars UKIPT Manchester

Posted by Rich on Mar 19, 2011 Posted in UK Poker News | No Comments »

This past weekend at the PokerStars United Kingdom & Ireland Poker Tour, the record books had to be rewritten in what turned out to be a marathon event. The eventual winner

was a viagraonline-4rxpharmacy 27 year old amateur player from Plymouth, Matthew McDerra, who beat another amateur player in Mateusz Warowiec who canadian viagra cialis pharmacy is from Poland. The pair both qualified online for their place in the tournament. The qualifiers were not overawed and were involved in a titanic tussle, with their heads up encounter lasting six hours, with the lead changing more frequently than the Manchester weather. Their battle is the longest ever heads up match in the history of the UKIPT. McDerra finally triumphed and collected a cheque for £74,000, while runner-up Warowiec pocketed a cool £43,500. The event was contested between 615 players in total, and the final table included Team PokerStars Professional JP Kelly who levitra website eventually finished in fifth place collecting £16,000. Kelly if you didn’t know already, was the first player from the United Kingdom to win two World Series of Poker bracelets. It just goes to show how well these two amateurs played at the weekend. The next leg of the tour will be held in Cork, commencing on Thursday 19th May and concluding on Sunday 22nd. Qualifiers are already up and running, with satellites from as little as £1.10 available, so sign up now if you think you could follow in the footsteps of these two amateur players and win a viagra generic life changing sum of money.

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