UK and Ireland Poker Tour

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SportTexas Hold 'em
Founded2009
Country United Kingdom and  Ireland
Official websiteukipt.com

The UK and Ireland Poker Tour (UKIPT) started in December 2009, is a major regional poker tour in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The UKIPT is sponsored by PokerStars.com, like its counterparts, the European Poker Tour (2004), Asia Pacific Poker Tour (2007), Latin American Poker Tour (2008) and North American Poker Tour (2010).[1] Season 2 of the UKIPT was shown on terrestrial television in the UK on Channel 4 and was hosted by Nick Wealthall and Liv Boeree.[2]

Season 1[edit]

Date City Entries Winner Prize
11–14 December 2009 Republic of Ireland Galway 259 Republic of Ireland Padraig Parkinson €125,000
11–14 February 2010 England Manchester 518 Netherlands Joeri Zandvliet £63,200
8–11 April 2010 England Coventry 368 Belgium Gilles Augustus £46,000
12–17 May 2010 England Nottingham 650 England Andrew Couldridge €80,000
24–27 June 2010 Republic of Ireland Killarney 253 Republic of Ireland Femi Fakinle €63,400
15–19 July 2010 England Brighton 259 England Jamie Burland £65,400
19–22 August 2010 Scotland Edinburgh 401 Canada Nicholas Abou Risk £50,000
9–12 September 2010 Republic of Ireland Dublin 589 England Max Silver €72,000
31 Sep-4 Oct, 2010 England London 848 Scotland David Vamplew £900,000

Season 2[edit]

Date City Entries Winner Prize
2–5 December 2010 Republic of Ireland Galway 266 Canada Nicholas Abou Risk €67,100
11–14 February 2011 England Nottingham 1,058 England Gareth Walker £109,000
10–14 March 2011 England Manchester 615 England Matthew McDerra £74,000
19–22 May 2011 Republic of Ireland Cork 602 England Sam Razavi €71,000
16–20 June 2011 England Newcastle 554 Scotland Richard Sinclair £67,000
14–17 July 2011 England Brighton 603 England Chris O'Donnell £71,000
11–14 August 2011 Scotland Edinburgh 519 Republic of Ireland Fintan Gavin £61,500
8–12 September 2011 Republic of Ireland Dublin 718 Netherlands Joeri Zandvliet €83,500
30 Sep- 6 Oct, 2011 England London 691 Germany Benny Spindler £750,000

Season 3[edit]

Date City Entries Winner Prize
16–20 February 2012 Republic of Ireland Galway 698 Republic of Ireland Emmett Mullin €100,000
12–16 April 2012 England Nottingham 1,625 England Robert Baguley £210,400
17–21 May 2012 Republic of Ireland Dublin 597 Wales Richard Evans €75,500
6–10 September 2012 England Newcastle 623 Scotland Chris Ferguson £87,640
22–26 November 2012 England Bristol 550 Germany Wojtek Barzantny £90,400
17–21 January 2013 Scotland Edinburgh 612 Brazil Nicolau Villa-Lobos £101,000
14–18 February 2013 Republic of Ireland Cork 387 Republic of Ireland Thomas Finneran €55,440
5–10 March 2013 England London 1,099 Spain Sergio Aido £144,555

Season 4[edit]

Date City Entries Winner Prize
12–16 June 2013 Spain Málaga 763 Scotland Ludovic Geilich €130,000
8–12 August 2013 Republic of Ireland Galway 860 Scotland Alan Gold €187,494
2–6 October 2013 England London 747 Scotland Robbie Bull £113,405
31 Oct-4 Nov, 2013 Isle of Man Douglas 379 England Duncan McLellan £94,090
27 Nov-2 Dec, 2013 England Nottingham 458 England Ben Mayhew £72,840
16–20 January 2014 Scotland Edinburgh 427 England Dean Hutchison £93,900
27 Feb-3 Mar, 2014 Republic of Ireland Dublin 682 Republic of Ireland Kevin Killeen €87,700
7–12 May 2014 England Nottingham 1,223 England Duncan McLellan £202,372
11–15 June 2014 Spain Málaga 750 Spain Rodrigo Espinosa €136,000
2–6 October 2014 Isle of Man Douglas 402 England Joshua Hart £57,484
8–12 October 2014 England London 1,089 England Brett Angell £115,083

Season 5[edit]

Date City Entries Winner Prize
20–25 January 2015 England London 742 England Rapinder Cheema £78,825
13–20 April 2015 England Nottingham 1,026 England Sam Mitten-Laurence £182,000
11–21 June 2015 Spain Marbella - - -
6–9 August 2015 England Bristol - - -
1–4 October 2015 Isle of Man Douglas - - -
19–22 November 2015 Scotland Edinburgh - - -

UKIPT Grand Final[edit]

The 2010 UKIPT Grand Final, which doubled as the EPT London, was the largest ever tournament in the UK, attracting 848 entrants.[3] This event also hosted a Tournament of Champions, with each of the nine regional leg winners competing for entry into all of the season 2 events. This tournament was also won by UKIPT London winner, David Vamplew.[4]

Winners by country[edit]

Place Country Times
1st England England 16
2nd Republic of Ireland Ireland 6
3rd Scotland Scotland 5
4th Germany Germany 3
5th Spain Spain 2
Canada Canada 2
Netherlands Netherlands 2
8th Belgium Belgium 1
Wales Wales 1
Brazil Brazil 1

Up to Season 5 (20 April 2015)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "PokerStars United Kingdom & Ireland Poker Tour (UKIPT) Season 1". pokerstars.com. Retrieved 2010-11-22.
  2. ^ http://www.channel4.com/programmes/pokerstarscouk-uk-ireland-poker-tour/episode-guide/series-1
  3. ^ http://www.pokerchanneleurope.com/news/eptlondon/
  4. ^ http://www.racingpost.com/news/poker/vamplew-wins-ept-london-and-champions-events/781109/

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