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Jake Cody Wins First UKIPT Series At Hippodrome

New Low Buy-In Live Poker Series Won By Team PokerStars Pro

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Triple-crown winner and Team PokerStars Pro Jake Cody has won the inaugural £250 + £25 UK & Ireland Poker Tour Series at the Hippodrome Casino in London.

Cody, who has European Poker Tour, World Series of Poker and World Poker Tour titles to his name, topped the 343-strong field to take down £19,400 for his win.

“It’s all about the trophy,” he said after the event. “I just hate to lose. If I’d have even come second I’d have been gutted.”

Ninety-eight players got paid a minimum of £520 from the £83,177 at the PokerStars LIVE lounge in the Hippodrome.

The final table payouts were:

1: Jake Cody (United Kingdom) — £19,400
2: Lydia Cugudda (United Kingdom) — £13,140
3: Terry Jordan (United Kingdom) — £8,110
4: Tim Wong (United Kingdom) — £6,240
5: Enzo Gomez (United Kingdom) — £4,880
6: Uzzol Miah (United Kingdom) — £3,430
7: Kaloyan Kirov (Bulgaria) — £2,700
8: Shantanu Banerji (United Kingdom) — £1,977