Adam Maxwell Hometown hero Adam Maxwell won the PokerStars UKIPT Nottingham Main Event on its return for £98,150 at Dusk Till Dawn poker club. The 27-year-old Nottingham local managed to come out on top of the 582 entrants field to take home the trophy in front of his friends. The professional poker cash game player previously had just over $200,000 in live tournament winnings where he exclusively plays at Dusk Till Dawn Nottingham .
Maxwell started Day 3 second in chips and managed to navigate through the tough field to come out on top after a competitive heads-up battle with fellow professional Jonathan McCann . The two struck a deal after Maxwell won a big pot heads up where he caught McCann bluffing with a busted flush draw in which Maxwell secured £81,010 compared to McCann’s £74,500. The two had to play for the remaining £17,140 as well as the UKIPT Nottingham Main Event trophy. TEMPLE OF FATE ADVENTURE PARTY DANCING GOLD LUCKY DUCK PokerStars £1,100 UKIPT Nottingham Main Event Final Table Results
PokerNews caught up with Adam Maxwell after the biggest win of his career. His previous biggest score was a fourth-place finish in a £1000 tournament at Dusk Till Dawn for £30,000. When asked about his big win, Maxwell said, “It feels very good; it’s not quite sunk in yet.”
When asked about the heads-up battle with Jonathan McCann, Maxwell said, “It was a tough battle, but I feel like the cards went my way”.
PokerNews asked Maxwell about his start in poker. He said that he started playing in school with his friends in £10 home games before starting to play online. He said, “(I started taking poker more seriously) in my second/third year of university.”
When asked about what kinds of games Maxwell plays, he said that he is a cash game player who only focuses on no-limit hold’em. Maxwell said that the bubble was a key point in his tournament as that was when he started to accumulate a lot of chips and emerged as a big stack. Maxwell said he would be back to […]