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GUKPT Grand Final - Final Table
Press release from Blue Sq

Day two of the £3,000 GUKPT Grand Final has concluded with nine players remaining from a field of 183. The UK’s version of the November Nine will take place from 2pm on Sunday 29th at the Grosvenor Victoria Casino in London. It is an international field including and Italian, a Cypriot, a Swede, a Frenchman, four Englishman and an Irishman (or five Englishmen, depending on your view of Tony Cascarino’s nationality).
The chip counts going into the final are as follows:

Romano Pizzo - 879,500
Albert Iversen - 589,500
Bambos Xanthos - 434,000
Philip Patrick - 407,000
Mike Hill - 371,000
Daniel Millar - 338,500
Stuart Rutter - 263,000
Tony Cascarino - 261,000
Antoine Arnault - 124,500

First prize is £168,800

Both Tony Cascarino and Stuart Rutter made last year’s Grand Final. Cascarino is the only previous winner of a GUKPT event and this is his third appearance on a main event final table on the tour. Likewise Stuart Rutter is taking part in his third GUKPT main event final table. Mike Hill has also previously graced a GUKPT main event final, while the remaining competitors, including World Heads Up Champion Bambos Xanthos are appearing on a GUKPT final table for the fist time.

Betting on the final table will be available first thing on Sunday morning on tour sponsor Blue Square Poker’s sportsbook.