Gary stars at poker event

Gary Beaumont who was chosen to play in a national league poker event
Gary Beaumont who was chosen to play in a national league poker event

A local pub poker player walked away with a cash prize after been selected to play in a national league.

Gary Beaumont, from Halifax, was asked to play for the Live Pub Poker League’s representative team at the league event at the Star City Casino in Birmingham.

Gary was chosen from thousands to be one of nine players on Team LPPL and compete for the chance to win £5,000. In the end Gary’s team came 7th out of 10 teams, but Gary himself finished 8th out of more than 100 players.

He said: “It’s unbelievable – the experiences I’ve enjoyed since I started playing LPPL poker I couldn’t have imagined and I highly recommend it to any poker player out there – beginner or experienced.

“It was a great honour to play.”