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(pokernews.com) – Nathan Farnaby is the latest player to be crowned a partypoker Grand Prix Poker Tour (GPPT) champion after he triumphed at St. James’ Park, home of English Premier League club Newcastle United. Farnaby scored the victory on Feb. 21 and claimed the $35,000 first-place prize.
2016 GPPT St. James’ Park Final Table Results
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All 246 players who made Day 2 were in the money, each locking up $221 in cash and a $109 ticket for a future GPPT leg. A four-figure score awaited anyone finishing in the top 27 places, with those reaching the final table guaranteed at least $3,000.
With three tables remaining, all eyes were on Sunil “Sunny” Mistri, due to him having a realistic chance of winning what would have been his second GPPT Main Event title after having won theStamford Bridge event previously.
The next stop on the GPPT is an online leg at partypoker on Sunday, March 20. Entry costs $109 and the guarantee stands at $250,000. Anyone wishing to play a GPPT stop at one of the United Kingdom’s iconic football stadiums only has to wait until April 9 when the tour heads to Elland Road, home of Leeds United.
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