Gareth Walker has won the largest live poker tournament in the UK, the PokerStars UK & Ireland Poker Tour ( UKIPT ) Nottingham.The £500 buy-in main event attracted a massive 1,058 players from 39 countries who in turn created a total prize pool of £529,000. Walker took the £109,000 first prize after he rid the event of his final obstacle, Brett Angell.Trading chips back and forth, the final hand came around 5 a.m. today when Walker moved all in with 9 6 and hit a flush versus Angell’s pocket tens. Angell took home £68,700 for his runner-up finish.Here are the final results and payouts:1. Gareth Walker (UK) £109,000 2. Brett Angell (UK) £68,700 3. Romano Pizzo (Italy) £40,750 4. Tim Bettingen (Germany) £31,700 5. Mike Hill (UK) £24,350 6. Chris Dowling (Ireland) £19,050 7. Thomas Rolfe (UK) £13,750 8. David Heaton (UK) £7,950 9. Ian Gilchrist (UK) £5,800The UKIPT pulls into Manchester next, on Mar. 10, for its £500 main event with £200,000 guaranteed.
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