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Scot Wins Grosvenor UK Poker Tour Manchester

Lewis Hunter Lifts £49,600 For Topping 171-Strong Field In The North Of England

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The first Grosvenor UK Poker Tour main event of 2012 has found its winner in 24-year-old Lewis Hunter from Scotland.

He prevented two-time Sunday Million winner Kevin Steele from lifting the title and took home the top prize of £49,600 for topping the field of 171 players (down from 206 last year) in the £1,060 buy in tournament at G Casino, Manchester..

Among the notables in the field were Stuart Fox, Will Fry, John Eames, Julian Gardner, Jake Cody, Matt Perrins, Karl Mahrenholz, and Sunny Chattha.

The final table payouts were:

1: Lewis Hunter — £49,600
2: Kevin Steele — £34,630
3: Allan Doyle — £21,800
4: Danny Blair — £13,250
5: Sam Grafton — £10,260
6: Gary Holden — £8,120
7: Gonzalez Garcia — £6,410
8: John Hanley — £4,700
9: Chris Kadji — £3,420
10: Jamie Ellwood — £2,990