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Real Life Poker Pros: Sky Poker Tour 5th Leg Winners Announced

16 Fantastic Poker Players Shared a Great Prize Pool of GBP16,300 at the Cardiff Leg of the Sky Poker Tour (May 02, 2012)

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwire) -- 05/02/12 --

Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release.

The Sky Poker Tour 5th leg from the Les Croupier Casino in Cardiff was a resounding success this weekend, as 16 top poker players shared the GBP 16,300 prize pool.

In a tense and thrilling final table, Sky Poker Tour regular Colin "CTBN" Napier from Scotland was able to clinch the top prize by overcoming Sky Poker Analyst Jen Mason. Greg "GregHogg" Howell finished in third, while David "Hitman_RV" Harvey and former Sky Poker Tour champion Adam Bromley were also part of the strong final table line-up.


Cardiff winner Colin "CTBN" Napier

The event attracted 163 online poker enthusiasts, many of whom had qualified for as little as GBP 5.20 via one of the many satellites on the Sky Poker website. The tournament was played in a great atmosphere, as regular Sky Poker players were able to chat with celebrity guests and Sky Poker presenters.

The Tour will now move on to the fantastic G Casino in Blackpool on the 23rd and 24th of June. This event will be a two-day Bounty Hunter Tournament, so be sure to look out for satellites on the Sky Poker Tour website during the upcoming weeks. It is sure to be another fantastic event!

The Sky Poker Tour has already visited many of Great Britain's best casinos. Before the Cardiff fifth round, the Tour has been to Dusk Till Dawn in Nottingham, Aspers Casino in Newcastle, and Alea Casino in Glasgow. The tournament is set to reach its epic conclusion at Dusk Till Dawn on the 8th and 9th of September.

The Sky Poker Tour has an overall prize pool of GBP 250,000. For a chance to win your share of the spoils, join Sky Poker now.

For more information on all of our games and offers, or to play in one of the free poker tables, please visit Sky Poker.

About SkyPoker.com

Sky Poker is the British Sky Broadcasting's online poker division, which allows users to play poker online on their website and screens selected hands from various tournaments and cash games on Sky Poker TV, allowing players on the site to become the stars of the TV channel. Sky Poker focuses on poker online and UK poker players, with all play at the tables in pounds rather than dollars, as well as its own Sky Poker Tour around the country.

Sky Poker is licensed and regulated by the Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC).

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Twitter: @sky_poker

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Contacts:
Helen Jacob
0113 3895941
Helen.Jacob@bskyb.com
www.skypoker.com


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