UK and Ireland Poker Tour

The UK and Ireland Poker Tour (UKIPT) started in December 2009, is a major regional poker tour in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The UKIPT is sponsored by PokerStars.com, like its counterparts, the European Poker Tour (2004), Asia Pacific Poker Tour (2007), Latin American Poker Tour (2008) and North American Poker Tour (2010).[1] Season 2 of the UKIPT was shown on terrestrial television in the UK on Channel 4 and was hosted by Nick Wealthall and Liv Boeree.[2]

UK and Ireland Poker Tour
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SportTexas Hold 'em
Founded2009
Country United Kingdom and  Ireland
Official websiteukipt.com

Season 1Edit

Date City Entries Winner Prize
11–14 December 2009   Galway 259   Padraig Parkinson €125,000
11–14 February 2010   Manchester 518   Joeri Zandvliet £63,200
8–11 April 2010   Coventry 368   Gilles Augustus £46,000
12–17 May 2010   Nottingham 650   Andrew Couldridge €80,000
24–27 June 2010   Killarney 253   Femi Fakinle €63,400
15–19 July 2010   Brighton 259   Jamie Burland £65,400
19–22 August 2010   Edinburgh 401   Nicholas Abou Risk £50,000
9–12 September 2010   Dublin 589   Max Silver €72,000
31 Sep-4 Oct, 2010   London 848   David Vamplew £900,000

Season 2Edit

Date City Entries Winner Prize
2–5 December 2010   Galway 266   Nicholas Abou Risk €67,100
11–14 February 2011   Nottingham 1,058   Gareth Walker £109,000
10–14 March 2011   Manchester 615   Matthew McDerra £74,000
19–22 May 2011   Cork 602   Sam Razavi €71,000
16–20 June 2011   Newcastle 554   Richard Sinclair £67,000
14–17 July 2011   Brighton 603   Chris O'Donnell £71,000
11–14 August 2011   Edinburgh 519   Fintan Gavin £61,500
8–12 September 2011   Dublin 718   Joeri Zandvliet €83,500
30 Sep- 6 Oct, 2011   London 691   Benny Spindler £750,000

Season 3Edit

Date City Entries Winner Prize
16–20 February 2012   Galway 698   Emmett Mullin €100,000
12–16 April 2012   Nottingham 1,625   Robert Baguley £210,400
17–21 May 2012   Dublin 597   Richard Evans €75,500
6–10 September 2012   Newcastle 623   Chris Ferguson £87,640
22–26 November 2012   Bristol 550   Wojtek Barzantny £90,400
17–21 January 2013   Edinburgh 612   Nicolau Villa-Lobos £101,000
14–18 February 2013   Cork 387   Thomas Finneran €55,440
5–10 March 2013   London 1,099   Sergio Aido £144,555

Season 4Edit

Date City Entries Winner Prize
12–16 June 2013   Málaga 763   Ludovic Geilich €130,000
8–12 August 2013   Galway 860   Alan Gold €187,494
2–6 October 2013   London 747   Robbie Bull £113,405
31 Oct-4 Nov, 2013   Douglas 379   Duncan McLellan £94,090
27 Nov-2 Dec, 2013   Nottingham 458   Ben Mayhew £72,840
16–20 January 2014   Edinburgh 427   Dean Hutchison £93,900
27 Feb-3 Mar, 2014   Dublin 682   Kevin Killeen €87,700
7–12 May 2014   Nottingham 1,223   Duncan McLellan £202,372
11–15 June 2014   Málaga 750   Rodrigo Espinosa €136,000
2–6 October 2014   Douglas 402   Joshua Hart £57,484
8–12 October 2014   London 1,089   Brett Angell £115,083

Season 5Edit

Date City Entries Winner Prize
20–25 January 2015   London 742   Rapinder Cheema £78,825
13–20 April 2015   Nottingham 1,026   Sam Mitten-Laurence £182,000
11–21 June 2015   Marbella - - -
6–9 August 2015   Bristol - - -
1–4 October 2015   Douglas - - -
19–22 November 2015   Edinburgh - - -

UKIPT Grand FinalEdit

The 2010 UKIPT Grand Final, which doubled as the EPT London, was the largest ever tournament in the UK, attracting 848 entrants.[3] This event also hosted a Tournament of Champions, with each of the nine regional leg winners competing for entry into all of the season 2 events. This tournament was also won by UKIPT London winner, David Vamplew.[4]

Winners by countryEdit

Place Country Times
1st   England 16
2nd   Ireland 6
3rd   Scotland 5
4th   Germany 3
5th   Spain 2
  Canada 2
  Netherlands 2
8th   Belgium 1
  Wales 1
  Brazil 1

Up to Season 5 (20 April 2015)

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "PokerStars United Kingdom & Ireland Poker Tour (UKIPT) Season 1". pokerstars.com. Retrieved 2010-11-22.
  2. ^ http://www.channel4.com/programmes/pokerstarscouk-uk-ireland-poker-tour/episode-guide/series-1
  3. ^ http://www.pokerchanneleurope.com/news/eptlondon/
  4. ^ http://www.racingpost.com/news/poker/vamplew-wins-ept-london-and-champions-events/781109/

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