Joe Hindry Wins GUKPT Coventry Main Event (£93,460)

Joe Hindry has defeated a 416-player box to win the GUKPT Coventry Primary Tournament, simply weeks after profitable a career-best £60k score in London.

He’s taking house £93,460 for a brand new career-best ranking after defeating Richard “Chufty” Ashby heads-up.

It used to be 15 years since Ashby first final-tabled a GUKPT Primary Tournament, however in spite of taking the lead heads-up, he had an inferior two-pair two times heads-up to fall in 2d position.

GUKPT Coventry Primary Tournament Ultimate Desk Effects

Rank Participant Nation Payout (GBP)
1 Joe Hindry United Kingdom £93,460
2 Richard Ashby United Kingdom £65,350
3 Waheed Ashraf United Kingdom £39,600
4 Jacob Stone United Kingdom £25,300
5 Gary Whitehead United Kingdom £16,550
6 Mitchell Hynam United Kingdom £12,100
7 Stephen Kehoe United Kingdom £8,800
8 Calogero Morreale United Kingdom £7,500
9 Andrew Bak United Kingdom £6,450

Winner’s Response

“I am going to select my subsequent event very sparsely,” Hindry mentioned to PokerNews after his 2d victory in as many tournaments. “I think blessed. I be mindful coming [to Coventry] when I used to be 18 to play within the Goliath and simply pondering what if. What wouldn’t it be love to win one.

“I do not play as a lot anymore, and I most often simply play money. And now to have received those two, it is simply mad.”

And does he have room on his mantelpiece for every other trophy?

“I believe there may be room for every other one…”

GUKPT Coventry Main Event
GUKPT Coventry Primary Tournament

Ultimate Day Recap

Day 3 started simply six eliminations clear of the general desk, and it did not take lengthy for Richard Ashby to take keep an eye on.

Alternatively, he used to be pipped to the general desk chip lead via Waheed Ashraf whose audacious bluff-shove on movement noticed him take over on the best of the counts.

Ashraf driven forward because the early eliminations on the last desk noticed Andrew Bak and Calogero Morreale hit the rail. The removal of Stephen Kehoe via Ashraf noticed him make stronger his chip lead, however no person regarded able to breaking unfastened from the chasing pack.

Ashby eradicated Mitchell Hynam in 6th, earlier than in a single day chief Gary Whitehead left in 5th as Ashraf and Ashby persisted to struggle for the chip lead.

Because the blinds greater, Jacob Stone hit the rail after expertly navigating the general desk in the course of the pack. He used to be adopted via Ashraf who ran out of steam simply earlier than heads-up.

Hindry had despatched Ashraf to the rail, and took the chip lead heads-up. A flush over flush scenario noticed Ashby in brief cling the lead, however two unavoidable eventualities for Ashby noticed him cling an inferior two pair two times in fast succession to bust to Hindry.

GUKPT Coventry
GUKPT Coventry

2022 GUKPT Agenda

PokerNews can be reside reporting from the GUKPT all this season, so keep tuned for our subsequent protection!

Leg Venue Date Purchase-in Box Winner Payout (GBP)
1 The Poker Room, London 27 January-6 February £1,250 702 Timothy Chung £185,560
2 Coventry 24 February-6 March £1,000 416 Joe Hindry £93,460
3 Bury New Street, Manchester 17-27 March £1,250      
4 Studying South 17-24 April £1,000      
5 Edinburgh 8-15 Might £750      
6 Luton 26 Might-5 June £1,000      
7 The Poker Room, London 23 June-3 July £1,000      
8 Leeds 22 September-2 October £750      
9 Luton 13-23 October £1,250      
10 Blackpool 6-13 November £1,250      
Grand Ultimate The Poker Room, London 1-18 December £2,000      
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Will Shillibier

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Will Shillibier is primarily based in the UK. He graduated from the College of Kent in 2017 with a B.A. in German, after which studied for a NCTJ Degree in Sports activities Journalism at Sportsbeat in Manchester. He prior to now labored as a contract reside reporter, and video presenter for the Global Poker Excursion.

Author: Bradley Watson