Gordon Huntly

Huntly palms the cash in Glasgow 25/25

Three more 25/25 Series champions were crowned from 16-19 July, with Gordon Huntly winning in Glasgow, Peter Miller in Liverpool and Nicki Kemp in Southend. They follow on from this month’s earlier champions in Reading and Swansea, where Ian Roberts took the title from 9-12 July. In Glasgow, Huntly (pictured above) was one of 169…

Kevin Wheeler

Wheeler wins in Leicester, Higgins in Bolton

The Grosvenor 25/25 Series was back from 4-7 June with John Higgins scooping the loot in Bolton and Kevin Wheeler the force to be reckoned with in Leicester. An impressive field of 223 entrants in Bolton created a £44,600 prize fund, with Higgins emerging £12,395 richer after topping a final table that included Howard Jones,…

Robert Franks

Franks for the memory of Dundee

Robert Franks became the month’s fourth 25/25 Series winner when he turned his £200 buy-in into a five-figure payout at the G Casino in Dundee from 21-24 May. A field of 167 runners produced a prize pool of £33,400 in Dundee, with Franks bagging the biggest slice of it after beating Colin Gillon heads-up Franks…

Nicholas Todd

Todd and Haughey double up

The 25/25 Series was in Blackpool from 7-10 May and it proved a pretty special occasion for Nicholas Todd and Anthony Haughey, who placed first and second after finishing fifth and third respectively the previous week in the Leeds 25/25 event. Todd (pictured above) followed up his £4,000 Leeds payout with a £10,520 score and…

Yiannis Liperis

25/25 wins for Liperis, Moore and Powell

Three more 25/25 Series winners were crowned from 16-19 April, with Yiannis Liperis (pictured above) winning in Birmingham, Brian Moore in Didsbury and Seb Powell in Southampton. The weekend’s biggest winner was Powell, who turned his £220 investment into a £10,400 score after topping a bumper field of 176 runners in Southampton. With a prize…

Zack Rosen

Three cheers for Rosen, Ramsay and Peel

25/25 Plymouth winner Zack Rosen Three more names have been added to the 25/25 Series honour roll for 2015, with Zack Rosen winning in Plymouth from 5-8 March and Michael Ramsay and Alexander Peel taking the titles in Coventry and Bradford from 16-22 March. Rosen, who finished third in the Sky Poker UK Championship Turbo…

Alex Ferguson

Ferguson manages a score in Aberdeen

Legendary Manchester United football boss Alex Ferguson cut his teeth at Aberdeen and so did his poker-playing namesake, claiming his first big tournament in the same city. Alex Ferguson, the poker player, scored a healthy £10,800 bonus after taking down the Aberdeen 25/25 Series event at the Grosvenor G Casino from 26 February-1 March. The…

Dan Clark

Dan the man in Cardiff, Sharda in Reading

Two more 25/25 Series champions have been crowned, with Dan Clark outlasting 195 runners in Cardiff from 12-15 February and Ravi Sharda the last man standing in Reading from 19-22 February. Clark took the honours in the first 25/25 event staged in Wales, topping an impressive field at the G Casino in Cardiff after a…

Richard Howe

Howe now in Toon, Miah in Thanet

The Grosvenor 25/25 Series continues to draw big fields producing hefty prize pools and the events in Thanet and Newcastle from 5-8 February proved no different. A field of 152 runners in Thanet created a £30,400 pot of prize money, with Uzzol Miah the major beneficiary after he pocketed a career-best score of £9,000 after…

Dan Corbett

Dan’s the man in Manchester 25/25

Daniel Corbett became January’s fifth Grosvenor 25/25 Series winner when he took down the Manchester leg at the Bury New Road venue from 22-25 January. A total of 282 entries and 14 re-entries produced a whopping £59,200 prize pool in Manchester and, following in the footsteps of previous January winners Ludovic Geilich, Neil Cartwright, Ian…

Ludovic Geilich

Geilich one of four 25/25 champs

Hyper-aggressive Scotsman Ludovic Geilich started 2015 as he means to go on by becoming Grosvenor 25/25 Glasgow champion, walking away with the trophy and an £11,850 boost to his bankroll. A record-breaking 258 players packed into the Merchant City Glasgow casino from 15-18 January to create a £51,600 prize pool. And, having eliminated Kieran Woods…

Stuart Kirby

It’s hats off to Kirby in Luton 25/25

Stuart Kirby claimed the 25/25 Series title at the G Casino in Luton from 12-14 December and picked up a cool £12,920, after 226 entries contributed to a whopping £45,200 prize pool. The 54-strong field returning for Day 2 on Sunday was led by Garry Bush on 292,700, with Kirby in second place on 276,100…