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A package to Las Vegas to represent Team GB in the World League Poker Championships awaits the winners of all future England/Wales & Scotland National Finals - please read paragraph below

(The Vegas Package Prize has set travel dates. If the National winner for any reason cannot travel on those set dates or will be under 21 years of age at date of travel, the prize will be rolled down to the next eligible player. No cash alternative, or transferring the trip to another person is available)

Future National Dates

England & Wales - Saturday 4th November, Grosvenor Casino, Ricoh Arena, Coventry (Details below)

Scotland - to be advised

England & Wales Final Sat 4th Nov 2017

Venue :  Grosvenor Casino, Ricoh Arena, Phoenix Way, Coventry, CV6 6GE

Times :  Casino is open 24 hours.  Registration for Final opens at 10:30am closes 11:30am. Tournament starts at 12pm. Late Entries allowed up until end of level 3 approx 1pm

Players can only register in person in the cardroom. Texts / phone calls or other players registering on behalf of another player are not accepted.

Prizes – Cash Prizes will be paid out starting at £100

The winner will receive:

·         £3000 Cash

·         A package to Las Vegas in Nov 2018, to be a member of Team GB playing in the World League Poker Championships

·         PLUS a seat into the Nuts UK Final to be staged in 2018, that has a field of only 40 players with the winner receiving £10,000 Cash

Rules – This Tournament will be played under Grosvenor Casino Tournament Rules

Food: A free buffet will be provided during the afternoon

Id Requirements - A valid Grosvenor Membership card is required for Casino Entry, those without must bring a valid form of Government Issued ID .   Please check with the casino if in any doubt  0247 668 4747. If not already a Grosvenor member, you can join at any Grosvenor casino prior to the event.

Most Casinos operate a strict challenge 25 scheme. Players have previously been refused entry due to not fulfilling ID requirements upon arrival. The Nuts Poker League Ltd has no control over players being refused entry by Casino Reception or Door staff.

Free Parking –Upon arrival advise the attendant you are going to the Nuts Poker Final in the Casino.

England & Wales Final Sat 15th July

Congratulations to Carl Pemberton from Wrexham on winning the England & Wales National Final in the Grosvenor Casino, Ricoh Arena, Coventry.

187 Players

After 11 hours of play, the tournament reached heads up with Angie Wilson from Lancashire

The deciding hand came when Carls pair of 9's came up against Angie's Ad 4h.

Flop was2c Js 3d Followed by Turn of 8h and river of 8d meaning Carl won the title with two pair (9's & 8's)

Tournament Payout to follow

Position Name Region Prize
1st Carl Pemberton Wrexham £2000 + Trip to WLPC in Vegas & seat in Uk Final
2nd Angela Wilson Lancashire £2000
3rd Neil Saunders West Midlands £2000
4th Mark Lang Tameside £800
5th Cerys Evans Wrexham £600
6th Graham Gorton West Midlands £500
7th Mike Parcesepe Wrexham £400
8th Mark England West Midlands £300
9th Caroline Bendell East Anglia £225
10th Chris Barlow NWWales £175
11th Derek Yapp Sth Lincs £100
12th Harry Moller East Anglia £100
13th Gail Lacey Sth Wales £100
14th Roger Dutton Cheshire £100
15th Dafydd Joseph Wrexham £100
16th Richard Edwards Sth Lincs £100
17th Tony Grierson Cumbria £100
18th Mark Upward Lancashire £100
19th Thomas Moore Merseyside £100
20th James Mattam East Anglia £100


Scotland Final Sat 26th November

Congratulations to Alexander Wood from The Park hotel Macduff in North East Scotland on winning the Scotland National Final in the Grosvenor Casino, Merchant City Glasgow.

130 Players

After 10 hours of play, the tournament reached heads up with Pete Bryden from Ayrshire.

The deciding hand came when Pete the short stack pushed All in pre flop with a Qd & 6D and was called by Alexander holding Kd & Qc

Flop was 4s, Kc & Qs. Followed by Turn of Jc and river of 7c meaning Alexander won the title with 2 pair.

Tournament Payout

Position Name Region Prize
1st Alexander Wood NE Scotland £1240 + 7 day trip to Las Vegas
2nd Pete Bryden Ayrshire £840
3rd Jake Anderson Glasgow & Lanarkshire £530
4th Bobby Morland West Lothian £360
5th Alan Findlay NE Scotland £250
6th Scott McLeod NE Scotland £180
7th Jim Devlin Glasgow & Lanarkshire £150
8th Ross Martin Dumfries & Galloway £120
9th Gordon Watt NE Scotland £100
10th Gordon Fisher Fife £100
11th Steve Caroll West Lothian £80
12th Gary Mann NE Scotland £80
13th Dan Marshall Edinburgh £80
14th Joseph Donnelly Edinburgh £70
15th Veronika Necasova Edinburgh £70
16th Dawn Paton Fife £50


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