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Simon Deadman Wins GUKPT Blackpool Main Event

Low Turnout For Once Popular Event Paysout £49,290 To Winner

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Simon Deadman has won the penultimate Grosvenor UK Poker Tour event of the season at the G Casino in Blackpool, England.

The £1,000 buy in event attracted just 173 players compared to the 262 it pulled in 2011 when it was won by Andrew Peters. In 2007 GUKPT Blackpool attracted 350 players.

The final table payouts were:
1: Simon Deadman — £49,290
2: Jack Sandford — £34,170
3: Robert Boon — £21,190
4: Lucas Reeves — £12,980
5: Wahid Patel — £9,950
6: Ian Gascoigne — £8,220
7: Bernard Sevilla — £6,490
8: Trevor Reardon — £4,760
9: Susan Cheetham — £3,460

The Tour culminates in the £2,500 grand final main event at the Victoria Casino, London from November 30.