Yucel Eminoglu

‘Mad Turk’ first to complete GPS double

Yucel Eminoglu, aka “Mad Turk”, became the first Genting Poker Series main event double winner after he took down the GPS Luton Mini event from 15-19 July. A total of 434 entries in Luton produced an £86,800 prize pool to smash the £30,000 guarantee, with 95 making it through to Sunday’s final day, including Willie…

Matty Stitt

Stitt wins Liverpool GPS Mini

Leg five of the Genting Poker Series in Liverpool, the inaugural Mini with a £220 buy-in instead of the normal £440, saw 277 players produce a prize pool of £55,400, with the largest chunk going to winner Matty Stitt. The first final table casualty was Andy Muldoon who bet every street on a J-8-9-6-8 board,…

Ludovic Geilich

Geilich wins Newcastle GPS

Having already been crowned Grosvenor 25/25 Glasgow champion in January, the prolific Ludovic Geilich was the toast of the Tyne after claiming the latest leg of the Genting Poker Series in Newcastle from 6-12 April. Glaswegian Geilich topped an impressive 248-runner field at the Genting Casino in Newcastle after safely navigating his way through a…

Chris Johnson

Brum deal makes Johnson top dog

The opening leg of the new Genting Poker Series season saw Chris Johnson become the first to join the 2015 roll of honour. Johnson, who took down the PokerStars Sunday Million in April last year for more than US$191k, topped a 404-runner field at Star City in Birmingham from 2-8 February. Johnson dominated the final…

Mark Evans

Evans claims GPS Grand Final crown

Mark Evans walked away from the Genting Club Sheffield £54,060 richer after beating Tom Langley heads-up to become GPS Grand Final champion. Just 14 players from the 255-runner field returned for the final day’s play with Dahe Liu leading the way on 1,086,000 and Yucel “Mad Turk” Eminoglu in second place on 993,000. And that…

Martin Smith

Smith the dominant force in Edinburgh

The final day of the Genting Poker Series in Edinburgh was easily the quickest concluding session in GPS history, with start-of-day chip leader Martin Smith seeing off his rivals for the crown and £33,730 in just under five hours. The day began with 12 players, from 290 entries, returning to the Genting Club Fountainpark with…

Tim Chung

Chung masters all Angells in Newcastle

The third and final day of the Genting Poker Series Newcastle main event started with 12 players in contention but by the end of play only one remained… Tim Chung, £32,815 richer after claiming the first-place prize. Chung held a 4,970,000 to 2,535,000 chip lead going into heads-up play against Brett Angell and it proved…

Iwan Jones

Jones the comeback kid in Stoke

Iwan Jones staged a fantastic comeback to scoop the 2014 Genting Poker Series Stoke title and its £32,030 first-place prize The final day’s play saw 18 players return to the Genting Club Stoke but Graham Carter, Wayne Rogers, Willie Tann, Guy Taylor, Fareed Hussain, Leon Campbell, Andy Wright, Aziz Miah and Gerald David fell by…

Rob McAdam

McAdam on road to Southend success

Robert McAdam has walked away with £33,730 after winning the 2014 Genting Poker Series Southend main event from 9-13 April 2014. McAdam was one of the shorter stacks at the final table with 409,000 chips, with all eyes on Ben Winsor (1,761,000), Leon Campbell (1,041,000) and Dean Clay (1,040,000). Defending champion Danny Tran took 380,000…

Ben Winsor

Winsor leads the way in Southend

Day two at the Genting Poker Series in Southend on Saturday, 12 April 2014, started with 81 players, with Wenbin Chen the chip leader but he was one of the 72 players not to make it through to day three, going out on the bubble in 29th place. In a three-way all-in Chen held Q-10…

GPS Southend

Genting Poker Series heads to Southend

Day 1B of leg three of the 2014 Genting Poker Series gets underway on Friday, 11 April 2014, at the Genting Club Westcliff in Southend. Day 1a started with just 40 players and after nine levels of late registration it finished with 77 entries, of whom 25 made it through to day two tomorrow. Finishing…

James Parker

Parker lays down a marker in Sheffield

South African James Parker took down the second leg of the Genting Poker Series in Sheffield from 12-16 March 2014. Parker outlasted the 21 hopefuls who returned for Sunday’s final day and picked up £22,120 and the trophy to take home to SA after a heads-up battle with Richard Kellett. When it got to heads-up…