The first ever REDFEST event took place at Bramall Lane, the home of Sheffield United Football Club, with the event being very well supported by our Redtooth Poker members. In total there were 4 poker events spread over 3 days which included a first ever Champion of Champions tournament, another first in a ladies only event, our very popular team event saw a return with nearly 300 players taking part and the poker culminated in leg 6 of the sell out Redtooth Poker Tour.

Champion of Champions

This event saw all 9 of our previous UK Pub Poker Champions battle on the felt for the title of Redtooth Poker Champion of Champions in a one table Sit ‘N’ Go!



1st Bobby Regan (2012/13 Champion)
2nd Brett Shufflebottom (2008/09 Champion)
3rd Gordon Cuthill (2014/15 Champion)
4th Dean Dunkerley (20011/12 Champion)
5th Mikey Knight (Current UK Pub Poker Champion)
6th David Cheesman (2010/11 Champion)
7th Daniel Blackburn (2009/10 Champion)
8th Gareth Tomlinson (2013/14 Champion)
9th Mark Titterton (2007/08 Champion)

After a 5 hour battle 2012/13 Champion Bobby Regan defeated Brett Shufflebottom heads-up to become the Redtooth Poker Champion of Champions! Congratulations Bobby and he will now be representing Redtooth Poker and Great Britain at the World League Poker Championships in Las Vegas.

Ladies Only Event

For this event we gave our ladies a chance to battle amongst themselves to become Redtooth Poker’s top female poker player. 50 players took part in this 6 hour long tournament with a seat into next year’s WLPC going to the winner with £500 worth of prizes also awarded.



1st Emily Glancy – Saracens Head, Warrington
2nd Helen Hussey – Knavesmire, York
3rd Kara Avdia – Mosborough Miners Welfare, Mosborough
4th Sandra Whitby – Woodman, Banstead
5th Dawn Burnip – Wheatsheaf, Darlington
6th Diane Docherty – Woodman, Banstead
7th Sandra Bibby – Marine Football Club, Liverpool
8th Laura Duff – Ceres Inn, Ceres
9th Gail Dickson – Chequered Flag, Corby
10th Laura Thompson – Mosborough Miners Welfare, Mosborough

On a final table which included 3 previous VEGAS100 finalists and current Player of the Year Laura Thompson, Emily Glancy bested the 50 player field after beating Helen Hussey heads-up. Well done Emily.

Team Event

After this event’s huge success in Blackpool last year we just had to bring this to REDFEST and make it even bigger! Nearly 300 players took part in this event and no less than FIVE tickets to Las Vegas were awarded as well as £2000 worth of prizes!


Team Results

1st The Moonies – Terry Fidler, Darius Janiel, Dave Vinter & John Butterell
2nd Munslow – Nick Munslow, David Taylor, Harry Dale & Ross Elliott
3rd Poker Sensei – Tracie Wing, Philip Wing, Maz Iqbal & Stefan Byrne

All 4 winning team members from The Moonies will be invited along to next year’s VEGAS100 trip as guests. The top 3 teams were paid in total with REDFEST packages and poker equipment being awarded.


Individual Results

1st Tony van Eker – Unknown
2nd Laura Thompson – POTY Training
3rd Sandra Whitby – Dusty Sharks
4th Colin Gray – River Ratz
5th Stefan Byrne – Poker Sensei
6th Richard Couldwell – RRB
7th Graeme Harrison – All Most a Royal
8th Pauline Hurt – Undertakers
9th Matthew Brown – All or Nuttins

Congratulations to Tony van Eker for winning the team event and qualifying for next year’s WLPC trip where he will be representing Great Britain. Other final table prizes included seats into UK Poker Tour’s, an iPhone, an iPad and much much more!

Redtooth Poker Tour

Leg 6 of the Redtooth Poker Tour rounded up the poker side of REDFEST with once again nearly 300 players taking part. The top 3 players would qualify as players for next year’s VEGAS100 trip with £2000 worth of prizes awarded to the final table.



1st Stefan Byrne – Thatched House, Thornton Cleveleys
2nd Lorraine Stirling – Newton Arms, Doncaster
3rd Chris Wilson – Kings Arms, Leicester
4th John Gurnhill – Mosborough Miners Welfare, Mosborough
5th Liam Bint – Challow Royal British Legion, Challow
6th Brant Harrison – Crown, Maidenhead
7th Stephanie Neumeister – Rushden Windmill Club, Rushden
8th Ian Blanche – Knavesmire, York
9th Jonathan Hankins – Sword Dancer, Sheffield

Congratulations to all of our poker winners at REDFEST 2016. In total we gave away TEN trips to Las Vegas next year along with ££THOUSANDS worth of additional prizes!!

Your generous donations over the REDFEST weekend helped us raise £3,000 for the Kids ‘N’ Cancer charity. A huge thank you to all of our poker players and guests who contributed to this total!