5th JULY (LONDON, UK)- Italian Sergio Castelluccio remains on top spot, thanks to a fourth place finish at the EPT Grand Final, which sits nicely with his three other deep finishes in European Poker Tour and Italian Poker Tour events. No change to the top ten this month, as the European circuit winds down as the professional poker-playing community decamps to Vegas for the WSOP.
The rankings are calculated using the amount of runners and the tournament buy-in as multipliers. This formula is designed to reward solid, consistent play, with no massive jumps for first place. This month, because of the WSOP running in Vegas, ranked tournaments are made up of grassroots events.
First, the GUKPT heads to the South Coast at the beginning of the month for a £ 500 + 50 No Limit Hold’em Main Event. You can qualify on G Casino Poker by playing feeders and satellites into a weekly four-seat guaranteed super satellite. The structure provides all bankrolls opportunities to qualify, starting with freerolls and buy-ins as low as £0.25.
Meanwhile, the third leg of the new LCI UK Poker tour heads to Alea Nottingham from 9 -15 July, for a £250+£50 NLH Main Event with £10,000 guaranteed. Satellites are running exclusively at WSOP.com for as little as $1.10.
Across the channel, the Partouche Poker Tour arrives in beautiful Provence for a €500 No Limit Hold’em Main Event, complemented by two low stakes side events. Satellites and information are available online for French players at Partouche.fr.
No sooner does the dust settle on the GUKPT Plymouth than it’s up to Bolton for leg 8. Again, you can qualify on G Casino Poker by playing feeders and satellites into a weekly four-seat guaranteed super satellite. The structure provides all bankrolls opportunities to qualify, starting with freerolls and buy-ins as low as £0.25.
July ranked events
2012 Grosvenor UK Poker Tour – Leg 7
Grosvenor Casino, Plymouth
1 – 8 July 2012
LCI 2012 UK Poker Tour – Nottingham
Alea Nottingham, Nottingham
9 – 15 July 2012
Partouche Poker Deepstack – Aix en Provence
Casino Aix en Provence, Aix En Provence
13 – 15 July 2012
2012 Grosvenor UK Poker Tour – Leg 8
G Casino, Bolton
15 – 22 July 2012
Rankings Top Ten
1 Sergio Castelluccio IT 12460
2 Bruno Lopes FR 11032
3 Koen De Visscher BE 10936
4 Jason Wheeler US 10902
5 Christopher Brammer UK 10540
6 Pratyush Buddiga US 10109
7 Clayton Mozdzen CA 10056
8 Heinz Kamutzki DE 7977
9 Kevin Vandersmissen BE 7307
10 Olivier Busquet US 7184
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