Aspiring teacher gives a lesson in Poker at the UKSPC

Published On April 10, 2018 |

The dust has settled at Grosvenor Casino Coventry after four days of fun and action-packed poker. It was Grosvenor Casinos’ 5th time hosting this prestigious event and the venue was delighted to welcome 897 runners to the UKSPC Main Event along with outstanding entry numbers throughout the week.

The 2018 UKSPC was the ideal setting for students from across the country to come together to enjoy their shared passion by taking part in 12 events including the £30+7 UKSPC Main Event

Grosvenor Casinos thoroughly enjoyed witnessing students having fun and making the most of the week’s offering. Congratulations to Oscar Marsland (HighRoller winner), Marios Zervoudis (Bounty winner), Thomas Hitchman (PLO winner), Timothy Richards (Super HighRoller winner), Lucas Durney (6Max winner), Michael Holmes (Turbo winner), Benjamin Crozier (Turbo winner) and Katie Jones (Turbo winner). However, there can only be one student who could go back to halls with the ultimate bragging rights of the 2018 UKSPC Main Event title and this year this was earned by Gareth Cresswell.

Cresswell pocketed the £6,760 first prize after beating 897 runners to first place. The psychology student, who was once a semi-professional footballer, is working on a on a PGDE at Liverpool John Moores University.

2018 UKSPC Final Table

1st £6,760.00 Gareth Cresswell Psychology, Liverpool John Moores
2nd £4,735.00 Sam Atherton Law, UCLAN
3rd £2,745.00 Ed Li Economics, University of Warwick
4th £1,670.00 Jack Oliver Business Management, University of Kent
5th £1,050.00 Jacob Thomas Marketing, UCLAN
6th £670.00 Tommy Le Medicine, University of Edinburgh
7th £470.00 Tuan Tran Innovation Management, University of Bournemouth
8th £370.00 James Diamond Law, University of Bournemouth
9th £320.00 Alex Austin Aerospace Engineering, University of Bath

2018 Goliath Schedule revealed!

Grosvenor Casinos is extremely excited to announce the record breaking Goliath will return to Coventry from 25th July to 6th August and promises to be bigger and better than ever. For more information on the 2018 Goliath including how to win your seat and/or book your accommodation click here

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