Sam Razavi wins UKIPT Season 2 POY Award

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Oct 27, 2011 Posted in Irish Poker News, UK Poker News | No Comments »

Season 2 of the very popular PokerStars United Kingdom Ireland Poker Tour (UKIPT) has come to a close and it was British poker pro Sam Razavi who captured one of the tour’s top honors, being named the Player of the Season for Season 2 of the UKIPT. Razavi, a sponsored pro at Black Belt Poker, will receive an entry into every Main Event tournament of Season 3 of the UKIPT.

Razavis 240.35 points narrowly edged out Rupinder Bedi, who finished with a total 220.90 points; good enough to win four buy-ins for Season 3 of the UKIPT –Bedi will be able to choose which stops to use his free entry into.

Razavi’s path to the award began with a win at the UKIPT stop in Cork where he defeated a field of 602 players, and saw the young tournament pro net three other top 41 finishes: Razavi finished 17th out of 615 entrants at the UKIPT stop in Manchester; 36th out of 519 entrants at the UKIPT stop in Edinburgh; and 41st out of a massive 1,058 player field at the UKIPT stop in Nottingham.

Here is a look at the top 10 finishers in the UKIPT Player of the Season race for Season 2:

1. Sam Razavi — 240.35

2. Rupinder Bedi — 220.90

3. Chris Dowling — 206.95

4. Paul Nash — 194.70

5. Nick Abou Risk — 192.30

6. Mike Hill — 178.80

7. Fintan Gavin — 167.50

8. Richard Lawlor — 165.25

9. Richard Haile — 165.10

10. Sam Macdonald — 164.00

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