Boldness and skill turns the trick for English victor
 
Seven preliminary heats featuring some of the biggest names in poker, leading to a talent-heavy final table presented formidable challenges to British player Sam Trickett this week, but he overcame all opposition to take home $200 000 and the Party Poker World Open VI title on Friday.
 
Trickett faced a final table that comprised Dale Hoy, Juha Helppi, Toby Lewis, Andrew Robl, Yevgeniy Timoshenko and John Duthie when the final decider started at the Palm Beach Casino in Mayfair, London, but it was Timoshenko and Trickett who ultimately faced off in the exciting heads up.
 
Trickett was ultimately victorious with a rivered two pair, leaving Timoshenko with a second placing that brought him a payday of $110 000.
 
The Party Poker blog reports that veteran player and commentator Mike Sexton was impressed by the young Brit’s skill and aggression, saying: “He’s one helluva player, and you’ll be hearing a lot more of Sam Trickett, I can promise you that."