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Main event – WPT UK – Final Table 2016 – Video


The WPT that took place this November in the UK has raised many debates. Let’s analyze the main event closely!

The main event took place November 7 at Dusk Till Dawn, Nottingham. It started on November 2 and there were 522 entrants. The buy-in: £2,000 + £200, while the prize pool: £1,044,000. In terms of re-entering fees players had to pay  £2,200 to re-enter the game.

Let’s not forget about the event that took place in 2015 when the final table gathered names such as William Chattaway, Chi Zhang, Fraser Bellamy, Craig McCorkell and  Iaron Lightbourne. The latter came out a winner of £200,000 first-place prize.

The Main Event – WPT UK 2016 – Prizes

Let’s see what the winners got this year. As always a great event, that didn’t lack in surprises either.

  • 1st Place: £200,000
  • 2nd Place: £135,000
  • 3rd Place: £90,000
  • 4th Place: £67,080
  • 5th Place: £50,000
  • 6th Place: £40,000

At the final table, 6 players fought for the prize at stake. The winner this year was: Luis Rodriguez Cruz with 1,640,000 chips.

From another point of view, the huge surprise of the event was that Kevin Allen and Jon Spinks, famous poker players in the UK, left empty-handed this year. As a result, there should be no surprise when we say that no gameplay resembles another one. Poker can always surprise even the pro poker players.

But let’s see the video with the final table:

What should you know about the location?

Dusk Till Dawn is famous for the poker events it hosts. In fact, it is considered the largest poker room in the UK. This location was firstly opened in 2009 and since then it has proved its point. The events hosted here usually offer all ranges of buy-ins so that any player can attend the tournaments. Just take a look at their next events. The space provides 45 poker tables gathering more than 450 players at the same time.

But the location isn’t only for poker enthusiasts. They also provide casino games, including roulette, slot machines and more. In what concerns the poker games you’ll find here, let’s name Texas Hold’em, Omaha or Mixed Games.


What more is to say?

The location is a great place for poker enthusiasts, as it not only hosts house events or cash games, but also worldwide famous events. Some of the most famous ones are Pokerstars UK, Ireland Poker Tour or the one we are talking today – WPT UK – The Main Event.

Other events in the UK and Ireland

Once again the UK and Ireland gather players from all over the world with some of the hottest poker tournament events. Some other events you have to be aware that took or take place this November here include  Grosvenor UK Poker Tour (GUKPT), whose main event guarantees a prize pool of £400,000. Other events for this November are:

  • November Super Stack UK
  • Celtic Poker Grand Final
  • 2016 Genting Poker Series Mini Newcastle
  • UKIPT Series 10 London
  • APAT UK Amateur Poker Championship

So, don’t waste any more time and see which ones you can attend. If you’re in the area, it would be a loss not to. Just think about it.

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