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Simon Deadman Wins WPT National Dublin Title

Englishman Follows Up Grosvenor UK Poker Tour Victory With Irish Score

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Simon Deadman from England has won the PKR World Poker Tour National Dublin main event collecting €67,500 for topping the 238-strong field at Citywest Hotel in the Irish capital.

The main event saw the buy in reduced to €1,200 + €120 from €2,500 last year and generated a prize pool of €285,600 with 100 fewer players taking part in the no-limit hold’em tournament which was re-entry for one day only.

Deadman, who won the Grosvenor UK Poker Tour Blackpool main event in November 2012 for £49,290, was among the chip leaders going into day two and fourth in chips when 10 players returned on the final day.

The final table payouts were:
1: Simon Deadman — €67,500
2: Joachim Haraldstad — €47,100
3: Sean Prendiville — €30,250
4: Jack Salter — €22,350
5: Ben Carpenter — €16,750
6: Tommy O Rourke — €13,750
7: Daniel Laming — €11,250
8: Fintan Gavin — €8,900