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Neil Channing Wins Grosvenor UK Poker Tour Luton

"Bad Beat" Best 228 Opponents To Score £64,050 Payday in Luton, Englan

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Neil Channing wins GUKPT LutonNeil “Bad Beat” Channing has won the £1,000 buy in Grosvenor UK Poker Tour Luton main event beating 228 opponents to take down the £64,050 top prize.

The former Irish Open winner got heads up with Adebayo Odetoyinbo at the G Casino in Luton, crippling him with A-K against 7-7 then ousting him shortly thereafter.

The final table payouts were:

1: Neil Channing — £64,050
2: Adebayo Odetoyinbo — £43,500
3: Keith Johnson — £28,050
4: George White — £16,600
5: Carlo Citrone — £12,600
6: Ricky Mackintosh — £10,300
7: Les Fenton — £8,000
8: Joe Grech — £6,300
9: Jeff Kimber — £4,600
10: Victor Ilyukhin — £4,000

Jeff Kimber, ninth in the main event, won the largest side event at the festival, the 94-runner £500 no-limit hold’em freezeout, where he walked away with £14,570.