Doncaster student, 20, wins top prize of £125k in poker tournament

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A Sprotbrough student has been crowned the winner of the Sky Poker UK Poker Championships main event, taking home the top prize of £125,000.

Alex Spencer, 20, won first prize at the four-day championship at the Dusk till Dawn poker club in Nottingham yesterday (February 23).

Accountancy and Finance student at the University of York, Alex, saw off competition from 620 other players to take the title.

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