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UK & Ireland Poker Tour Final Set

UKIPT Manchester Final Table Plays Out Today And Features Double WSOP Bracelet Champ JP Kelly


JP Kelly Makes UKIPT Manchester Final. Credit: Neil Stoddart.The PokerStars UK & Ireland Poker Tour Manchester has found its final table of eight from an original field of 615. They will return to the felt at the G Casino at 1 p.m. (local time) today to thrash it out for the £74,000 first-place prize.

The player out in front is Polish PokerStars qualifier Mateusz Warowiec with just over 2 million in chips. Not too far behind him however is Team PokerStars Pro player JP Kelly, who is looking to add a UKIPT title to his collection.

The player who missed out on the final table by one spot was Irishman Dennis Troake. He received £5,125 for ninth place.

Here is the UKIPT Manchester final eight:

Mateusz Warowiec (Poland) PokerStars qualifier 2,032,000
Owen Shiels (Ireland) PokerStars qualifier 355,000
Michael Birt (UK) PokerStars player 477,000
Matthew McDerra (UK) PokerStars qualifier 792,000
JP Kelly (UK) Team PokerStars Pro 1,751,000
Robert Angood (UK) 1,504,000
Paul Nash (UK) PokerStars qualifier 1,018,000
Michael Fletcher (UK) 1,209,000

Here is what they are playing for:

1. £74,000
2. £43,500
3. £27,600
4. £20,300
5. £16,000
6. £12,600
7. £9,500
8. £7,200

Check back at tomorrow to find out who takes home the title and the glory while others walk away with thoughts of what might have been.