Robert Baguley, at a first look, is not counted among the poker players, but he showed that he has got the skill by grabbing the prize of the UKIPT United Kingdom & Ireland Poker Tour Nottingham . Aged sixty, he turned to be the champion face to all the younger opponents aged 18 – 21 years most.
Baguley, who is regular at the Dusk Till Dawn, won his spot for the Main event along with $ 1000000 assured prize pool by taking part in a live championship open for a buy-in of $ 224. At last, he secured then the tremendous sum of £ 210400 as well as the trophy. Therefore he comes to show that still seniors have a spot in live major championships.
The United Kingdom & Ireland Poker Tour Nottingham was a major success as it pulled in a field of 1625 players. In the 3rd day of the championship, there were 76 players remained in the field. In the final day, it only took 2 hours before a participant leaves the poker table. Ian Senior was that unlucky. After he got eliminated, the pace went up and after 4 hours in the play, the final result was declared. Hasmukh Khodiyara, Barry McMahon, Nick Woodward and James Cummings all grabbed 4th to 7th spot. After Grant Pirie, the player who booted out a whole lot of players in the final, was eliminated at his turn at the 3rd place.