One lucky winner will soon be added to the list of Card Player Poker Tour champions when the race for the money, the trophy and the glory of the $1,500 no-limit hold’em main event kicks ...
Nik Persaud Wins World Heads Up Poker Championship
Small But Strong Field Chase £30,000 Top Prize
Nik Persaud last night won the World Heads Up Poker Championship at the Grosvenor Victoria Casino in London.
Persaud, a co-founder of Black Belt Poker with Neil Channing, topped the 28-strong field in the £2,000 + £200 buy –in event to take home £30,000.
He beat Leon Louis heads up with final hand seeing the player get it all in on a flop of 7-6-4 with Persaud holding 9-8 suited and Louis 5-5.
A turn and river of 6-7 counterfeited Louis’ 5-5 and the title was shipped to Persaud.
“I’m really pleased to have won a title,” he said after his victory. “There were some great players in there, so it feels good to have won, especially in a format which I’ve been playing a lot of. It’s also great for Black Belt Poker, and hopefully shows what a great team spirit we have. It spurs you on when you see everyone else doing so well.”
1: Nik Persaud — £30,000
2: Leon Louis — £15,000
3: Toby Lewis — £5,500
3: Jeff Kimber — £5,500
|1||Report: Phil Ivey Posts $1 Million Bail For Fellow High-Stakes Poker Player Paul Phua, Son Darren Phua|
|2||Aces Crack Aces In $1 Million Buy-In Poker Event|
|3||2014 World Series of Poker ESPN TV Schedule|
|4||Hellmuth Dresses Like Giant Baby For Poker Game|
|5||Man Who Allegedly Robbed Bellagio Appeared In Court Wrapped In A Blanket And Wearing A Spit Mask|
|6||During L.A. Traffic Jam, Drivers Get Out Of Their Cars And Play Poker|
|7||Atlantic City Struggling To Maintain Status As Top Poker Destination|
|8||Online Poker Player Wins One Billion Play-Money Pot|
|9||Crazy Gambling Stories From July|
|10||Online Poker: Viktor Blom Cuts 2014 Deficit In Half|
|1||One Drop Winner Daniel Colman Didn't Talk To Media Because He Sees Poker 'As A Very Dark Game'|
|2||Pamela Anderson Divorces Rick Salomon Just Days After He Won $2.8 Million In 'Big One For One Drop'|
|3||Daniel Negreanu Had 87 Percent Of Himself In $1 Million One Drop Poker Tournament, Agent Says|
|4||Dozens Gamble On $1,000 Flips For World Series Of Poker Main Event Seat|
|5||It Appears Poker Legend Doyle Brunson Has Played His Last WSOP Main Event|
|6||Report: Phil Ivey Posts $1 Million Bail For Fellow High-Stakes Poker Player Paul Phua, Son Darren Phua|
|7||High-Stakes Poker Player Paul Phua Arrested In Las Vegas For Allegedly Taking Bets On World Cup|
|8||Dan Bilzerian Talks Nosebleed Poker With Howard Stern|
|9||Poker Pro Chad Brown Loses His Battle With Cancer|
|10||November Nine Set For World Series of Poker Main Event Final Table|