GUKPT Blackpool Final Day Blog

Published On November 12, 2017 |

Winners Interview – 13/11/2017 – 01:05

 


 

Danny Corbett GUKPT Blackpool Main Event Champion – 13/11/2017 – 00:59

What a Week! – 13/11/2017 – 00:45

After 13 hours of play on the final day, the biggest GUKPT Blackpool since 2008 is now in the history books. What an event it has been, with a more than worthy winner in Daniel Corbett.

The event was played in great spirits as always here, this really is one of the best places to play poker. The cash games have run none stop for the whole week! 6 tables a day all day! The side events have been buzzing and the main has exceeded expectations.

A massive well done to Tanya and the team here for qualifying 76 players into the main event and giving away another £25,000 worth of vouchers for the side events!

That’s it from us for another event, we will be back in less than two weeks time where we will be at The Poker Room in London for the £400,000 guaranteed Grand Final !!!


 

Prizepool Payout – 12/11/2017 – 00:31

GUKPT Blackpool Main Event
£1000 NLHE F/O
Entries – 314

1st – £87,280 – Danny Corbett
2nd – £57,770 – Rob Boon
3rd – £35,480 – Gary Whitehead
4th – £22,610 – Simon Zach
5th – £15,390 – Chris Wood
6th – £11,300 – Robert Cummings
7th – £8,790 – Pat Fahy
8th – £7,230 – Stuart McNally
9th – £5,960 – Vinny Musson
10th – £5,030 – Mitch Johnson
11th – £4,390 – Anthony Gardner
12th – £4,080 – Colin Chadderton
13th – £3,780 – Arran Fletcher
14th – £3,450 – Tom Middleton
15th – £3,450 – Simon Rimmer
16th – £3,140 – Matt Davenport
17th – £3,140 – Arron Fletcher
18th – £2,830 – Tom Hall
19th – £2,830 – Danny Hernon
20th – £2,830 – Richard Kellett
21st – £2,510 – Jamie McCormack
22nd – £2,510 – Chung Wong
23rd – £2,510 – Paul Rigg
24th – £2,510 – Jeff Kimber
25th – £2,200 – Rob Franks
26th – £2,200 – Chris Johnson
27th – £2,200 – Masud Prodhan
28th – £2,200 – Renee Xie
29th – £2,200 – Dean Hutchinson
30th – £2,200 – Esa Pirttijarvi

 


 

 

It’s All Over – 12/11/2017 – 00:14

Rob opens, Dan three bet shoves. Rob has 1.4million and calls it off!!

Rob tables against the of Dan

The flop comes : as Rob takes the lead, Dan picks up a flush draw.

The turn card comes giving Dan the flush and the title.

The river card is a meaningless

Great player from Rob Boon as he finishes in second place for £57,770.

Danny Corbett is the GUKPT Blackpool Main Event champion cashing for £87,280.

 


 

Heads Up Chip Counts – 12/11/2017 – 00:01

Rob Boon – 2.1million

Danny Corbett – 4 million.

 


 

Break Time – 12/11/2017 – 23:50

Break time for the players before we begin heads up play.

 


 

Gary Whitehead 3rd – 12/11/2017 – 23:45

Gary Whitehead gets his 1.2million all in pre flop holding against the of Dan Corbett.

The flop comes as Dan takes the lead.

The turn card comes giving Gary the lead.

The river card comes !!! Dan rivers to pair to take Gary out in third, he takes home £35,480

We are now heads up!!


 

 

Simon Zach 4th – 12/11/2017 – 23:30

Rob Boon makes it 225,000, Simon Zach moves all in for his 1million stack. Dan Corbett also moves all in from the big blind for just over 1.5million. Rob asks for a count and then passes.

It’s a coinflip as Simon tables against the of Dan.

Ace on the flop for Dan as he takes the pot and is now chip leader.

We lose Simon Zach in 4th place for £22,610.


 

Chip Counts – 12/11/2017 – 23:22

 

Robert Boon 2,210,000
Daniel Corbett 1,540,000
Gary Whitehead 1,510,000
Simeon Zacharias 1,025,000

 

 

Level 29 – 12/11/2017 – 23:15

The players are back seated as we begin level 29.

They are now 40,000/80,000 with a 10,000 ante.

4 players remaining.

 


 

 

Break Time – 12/11/2017 – 23:05

Break time now for the players as they take 15 minutes.

 


 

Double For Boon – 12/11/2017 – 22:47

Rob Boon gets his 850k all in holding KINGS and is looked up by Daniel Corbett holding Ace-Jack.

Kings hold for Rob and he doubles up to 1.7million.

 


 

Left To Play For – 12/11/2017 – 22:40

GUKPT Blackpool Main Event
£1000 NLHE F/O
Entries – 314

1st – £87,280
2nd – £57,770
3rd – £35,480
4th – £22,610

 


 

Chris Wood 5th – 12/11/2017 – 22:25

Rob Boon makes it 150,000 to play, Chris Wood moves all in for his 700k stack, Dan Corbett then also moves all in… Rob gets out of the way and the cards go on their backs…

Woody –
Dan –

The board runs out

A set of Aces for Dan as he takes the pot and now has around 2.4million.

We lose Chris Wood in 5th place for £15,390.

 


 

 

Level Up – 12/11/2017 – 22:10

The blinds increase as we begin the next level of play.

They are now 30,000/60,000 with a 5,000 ante.

The average stack is now down to just 20 bigs.


 

Corbett Takes The Lead – 12/11/2017 – 22:01

Dan Corbett opens to 125,000, Rob Boon shoves for 1.3million. Dan calls and the cards are tabled:

Dan –

Rob –

Tens hold for Dan and he takes the lead in the tournament. He now has 2million!!

Rob is down to 450,000.


 

 

Chop It Up – 12/11/2017 – 21:40

Rob Boon opens to 125,000, Chris Wood moves all in for his 950,000 stack. Rob makes the call for his tournament life and the cards ggo on their backs…

for Rob which crushes the of Woody.

The flop comes as Woody flops top pair, giving him two outs.

The turn card comes giving Woody chop outs, any two would give both players a straight.

The river card comes !! The rail goes wild as both players river a straight to hop the pot.

Still 5 players remaining.


 

Chip Counts – 12/11/2017 – 21:20

Gary Whitehead 1,800,000
Daniel Corbett 1,750,000
Robert Boon 1,137,000
Simeon Zacharias 965,000
Christopher Wood 585,000

 


 

Level 25 – 12/11/2017 – 21:15

The players are back seated as we begin level 25.

The blinds are now 25,000/50,000 with a 5,000 ante.

5 players remaining.


 

Break Time – 12/11/2017 – 20:59

Break time now for the players as they take 15 minutes.

 


 

Pics – 12/11/2017 – 20:40


 

Level Up – 12/11/2017 – 20:10

The blinds increase as we begin level 26.

They are now 20,000/40,000 with a 5,000 ante.

5 players remaining.

 


 

Boab Cummings 6th – 12/11/2017 – 20:05

Short stack Boab Cummings has been grinding all of the final and he has doubled twice so far. He gets short again with just 150,000, he finds Ace-2 and gets it all in and runs into Ace-9.

A great effort for Boab as he heads out in 6th place for £11,300.

 


 

 

Pat Fahy 7th – 12/11/2017 – 19:50

Pat Fahy down to just 6 big blinds gets it all in with A-6 against the K-Q of Chris Woods.

Pat cannot hold as Chris hits a king on the flop.

He is eliminated in 7th place for £8,790.

 


 

 Final Table – 12/11/2017 – 19:35

 

 


 

Chip Counts – 12/11/2017 – 19:25

Simeon Zacharias 1,694,000
Robert Boon 1,031,000
Daniel Corbett 1,012,000
Gary Whitehead 882,000
Robert Cummings 677,000
Christopher Wood 622,000
Patrick Fahy 364,000

 

Level 25 – 12/11/2017 – 19:05

The players are back seated as we begin level 25.

The blinds are now 15,000/30,000.

7 players remaining.


 

 

Break Time – 12/11/2017 – 18:49

Break time now for the players as they take 15 minutes.

 


 

Stuart McNally 8th – 12/11/2017 – 18:48

Stuart McNally gets his 385,000 stack all in pre flop holding against the of Danny Corbett.

The board runs out

Aces hold for Dan as he increases his stack to 1.1million.

We lose Stuart McNally from the tournament in 8th place for £7,230.

 


 

All is Quiet – 12/11/2017 – 18:45

Still a very cagey final table which you would expect with huge money up for grabs.

We’re five minutes away from a 15 minute break where we will get a full chip count from the 8 remaining players.

 


 

Double For Whitehead – 12/11/2017 – 18:20

Gary Whitehead three bet shoves all in for his 450,000 stack and is called by Simon Zach.

Gary tables against the of Simon.

The flop comes as Gary takes the lead, Simon picks up a open ended straight draw.

The turn card comes

The river card comes

Double for Gary as he now has 940,000!


 

 

The Finalists – 12/11/2017 – 18:06

 


 

Vinny Musson 9th – 12/11/2017 – 17:55

Vinny Musson down to just 240,000 (Ten bigs) gets it all in holding against the KINGS of Danny Corbett.

No help on the board for Vinny. He exits in 9th place for £5,960.

 


 

Level Up – 12/11/2017 – 17:45

The blinds increase as we begin level number 24.

The blinds are now 12,000/24,000 with a 1,000 ante.

9 players remaining.


 

 

Prizepool Payout – 12/11/2017 – 17:40

GUKPT Blackpool Main Event
£1000 NLHE F/O
Entries – 314

1st – £87,280
2nd – £57,770
3rd – £35,480
4th – £22,610
5th – £15,390
6th – £11,300
7th – £8,790
8th – £7,230
9th – £5,960

 


 

All is Quiet – 12/11/2017 – 17:25

All is quiet on the final table, a few three bet shoves but no real big hands to report in the first 40 minutes of play.


 

£2k Freeroll – 12/11/2017 – 17:05

Our £2,000 #GUKPT Blackpool Live Stream Freeroll begins at 6pm!!

You can get the password by watching our live stream HERE!! 

 


 

Level Up – 12/11/2017 – 16:53

The blinds increase for the first time on the final table.

They are now 10,000/20,000 with a 2,000 ante.


 

Chip Counts & Seating – 12/11/2017 – 16:45

5 1 Robert Boon 477,000
5 2 Ronald Musson 360,000
5 3 Christopher Wood 971,000
5 4 Simeon Zacharias 829,000
5 5 Daniel Corbett 1,250,000
5 6 Stuart Mcnally 461,000
5 7 Robert Cummings 219,000
5 8 Gary Whitehead 982,000
5 9 Patrick Fahy 733,000

 


 

Final Underway – 12/11/2017 – 16:40

The final table is now underway.

Ten minutes remaining of this level.

With blinds at 8,000/16,000 with a 2,000 ante.

9 players remaining.

 


 

Break time – 12/11/2017 – 16:25

Break time now for the players as they take 15 minutes before beginning the final.


 

 

Mitch Johnson 10th – 12/11/2017 – 16:20

Mitch Johnson moves all in for his 200,000 stack and is called by Danny Corbett.

Mitch tables A-4 and has the best hand against the K-Q of Danny.

The flop comes Queen high.

No ace for Mitch and he heads out in 10th place for £5,030.

 


 

Hand For Hand – 12/11/2017 – 16:10

We are now hand for hand on the final table bubble!


 

Anthony Gardner 11th – 12/11/2017 – 16:01

Rob Boon moves all in from the small blind, attacking Anthony Gardner in the big blind who calls off his 160,000 stack.

Anthony has the best hand tabling A-Q against the A-7 of Rob.

The flop comes 9 high.

The turn card is a SEVEN!! Giving Rob the lead and leaviung Anthony with just three outs

The river card is a brick.

Anthony Gardner heads out of the tournament in 11th place for £4,390.

 


 

Colin Chadderton 12th – 12/11/2017 – 15:50

Local satellite winner Colin Chadderton down to just 160,000 three bet shoves and is called by opener Gary Whitehead.

Chad has found Ace-King and is ahead of the 8-6 of Gary.

An eight comes on the flop and Gary takes the pot as the turn and river brick.

Colin Chadderton heads out in 12th place for £4,080.

 


 

Taking a Nap – 12/11/2017 – 15:40

When you keep getting dealt 7-3 and you fancy a nap.


 

Another Arran Fletcher Gone – 12/11/2017 – 15:27

We started the day with two Arran Fletchers and now we are down to none.

Sheffields Arran Fletcher has just busted in 13th place for £3,780 .

 

 


 

Level Up – 12/11/2017 – 15:15

The blinds increase as we begin level 22.

They are now 8,000/16,000 with a 22,000 ante.


 

The Champ Exits – 12/11/2017 – 15:13

Tom Middleton opens to 27,000, Simon Zach three bets to 65,000, Middy calls.

The flop comes Middy checks to Simon who bets 110,000. Middy calls.

The turn card comes Middy checks and Simon piles it all in!!

Last years champion Tom Middleton goes into the tank and then makes the call for his 215,000 stack.

Simon tables for top pair and has Middy crushed as he shows

The river card comes

The King of Simon players as he takes the pot and now has just short of a million chips.

We lose Tom Middleton in 14th place for £3,450.

 


 

Prizepool Payout – 12/11/2017 – 14:59

GUKPT Blackpool Main Event
£1000 NLHE F/O
Entries – 314

1st – £87,280
2nd – £57,770
3rd – £35,480
4th – £22,610
5th – £15,390
6th – £11,300
7th – £8,790
8th – £7,230
9th – £5,960
10th – £5,030
11th – £4,390
12th – £4,080
13th – £3,780
14th – £3,450
15th – £3,450 – Simon Rimmer
16th – £3,140 – Matt Davenport
17th – £3,140 – Arron Fletcher
18th – £2,830 – Tom Hall
19th – £2,830 – Danny Hernon
20th – £2,830 – Richard Kellett
21st – £2,510 – Jamie McCormack
22nd – £2,510 – Chung Wong
23rd – £2,510 – Paul Rigg
24th – £2,510 – Jeff Kimber
25th – £2,200 – Rob Franks
26th – £2,200 – Chris Johnson
27th – £2,200 – Masud Prodhan
28th – £2,200 – Renee Xie
29th – £2,200 – Dean Hutchinson
30th – £2,200 – Esa Pirttijarvi


 

 

Boycie Exits – 12/11/2017 – 14:35

Patrick Fahy opens the action and is called by Tom Middleton. It then comes to Simon ‘Boycie’ Rimmer who moves all in for his 140,000 stack. Patrick gets out of the way and after some time in the tank Middy makes the call.

Boycie tables 10-10 against the King-Jack of Middy.

Middy wins the flip as a King comes on the flop, he now has 450,000.

We lose Simon Rimmer in 15th place for £3,450.

 


 

Chip Counts – 12/11/2017 – 14:20

Gary Whitehead 815,000
Daniel Corbett 778,000
Christopher Wood 737,000
Simeon Zacharias 711,000
Mitchell Johnson 525,000
Stuart Mcnally 454,000
Patrick Fahy 405,000
Ronald Musson 402,000
Anthony Gardner 306,000
Colin Chadderton 244,000
Thomas Middleton 240,000
Boab Cummings 197,000
Arran Fletcher 170,000
Simon Rimmer 155,000
Robert Boon 141,000

 


 

Level 21 – 12/11/2017 – 14:17

The players are back seated as we begin level 21.

They are now 6,000/12,000 with a 1,000 ante.

15 players remaining.


 

Break Time – 12/11/2017 – 14:01

Break time now for the players as they take 15 minutes.

 


 

Matt Davenport 16th – 12/11/2017 – 13:51

Matt Davenport moves all in for his 15 bigs stack and is called by Vinny Musson.

It’s a flip as Matt tables against the pocket sixes of Vinny.

Sixes hold and Vinny Musson takes the pot, he now has around 450,000.

We lose Matt Davenport in 16th place for £3,140.


 

 

 

Arron Fletcher 17th – 12/11/2017 – 13:40

Arron Fletcher moves all in for his 220,000 stack from early position, Chris Wood asks for a count and then also moves all in! The blinds get out of the way and the cards go on their backs…

Arron –
Chris –

The board runs out

Jacks hold for Chris as he takes the pot and now has around 800,000.

We lose Arron Fletcher in 17th place for £3,140.


 

Tom Hall 18th – 12/11/2017 – 13:13

Tom Hall moves all in for his 100,000 stack and is called by Anthony Gardner.

Tom tables and is crushed by the of Anthony.

The flop comes

The turn card comes as Anthony turns a house and leaves Tom drawing dead.

The river card is a meaningless

Anthony is up to 220,000.

Tom Hall heads out in 18th place for £2,830.

 


 

 

Level Up – 12/11/2017 – 13:03

The blinds increase as we begin level number 20.

They are now 5,000/10,000 with a 1,000 ante.

18 players remaining.

 


 

Dropping Fast – 12/11/2017 – 12:58

The players are dropping fast as we lose three more players:

19th – £2,830 – Danny Hernon
20th – £2,830 – Richard Kellett
21st – £2,510 – Jamie McCormack


 

 

Live Stream – 12/11/2017 – 12:50

The GUKPT Live Stream for Day 3 in Blackpool is now underway.

You can watch all the action HERE!!! 


 

 

Chung Wong 22nd 12/11/2017 – 12:45

Chung Wong moves all in for his 98,000 stack and is called by Patrick Fahy.

Chung tables and it’s a flip against the of PAtrick.

The flop comes changing nothing.

The turn card comes giving Patrick a set, Chung picks up a flush draw.

The river card comes

A big brick on the river as we lose Chung Wong in 22nd place for £2,510.

 


 

Paul Rigg 23rd- 12/11/2017 – 12:40

Riggy who started the day with just 19,000 has just been eliminated.

He’d of took 23rd at the start of the day and he heads out in 23rd place for £2,510.

 


 

Start of The Final Day – 12/11/2017 – 12:38

 


 

Jeff Kimber 24th – 12/11/2017 – 12:35

It’s no back to back final tables for Jeff Kimber as he exits in 24th place.

All in holing A-Q against the A-J of Chris Wood.

Jack on the flop sends Kimber to the cash desk to collect £2,510.

 


 

Rob Franks 25th – 12/11/2017 – 12:25

The first exit of the Day is Rob Franks, he leaves us in 25th place for £2,200. Mitch Johnson taking him out and increasing his chip lead.

 


 

Three Tables – 12/11/2017 – 12:14


 

 

Shuffle Up & Deal – 12/11/2017 – 12:01

The cards are in the air as we begin Day Three.

The blinds are 4,000/8,000 with a 1,000 ante.

25 players remaining.

 


 

Players Called In – 12/11/2017 – 11:54

The players have just been called in to take their seats.

We should be underway within 5 minutes.

 


 

 

Prizepool Payout – 12/11/2017 – 11:45

GUKPT Blackpool Main Event
£1000 NLHE F/O
Entries – 314

1st – £87,280
2nd – £57,770
3rd – £35,480
4th – £22,610
5th – £15,390
6th – £11,300
7th – £8,790
8th – £7,230
9th – £5,960
10th – £5,030
11th – £4,390
12th – £4,080
13th – £3,780
14th – £3,450
15th – £3,450
16th – £3,140
17th – £3,140
18th – £2,830
19th – £2,830
20th – £2,830
21st – £2,510
22nd – £2,510
23rd – £2,510
24th – £2,510
25th – £2,200
26th – £2,200 – Chris Johnson
27th – £2,200 – Masud Prodhan
28th – £2,200 – Renee Xie
29th – £2,200 – Dean Hutchinson
30th – £2,200 – Esa Pirttijarvi


 

Day Three Seating – 12/11/2017 – 11:40

5 1 Robert Cummings 127,000
5 2 Ronald Musson 286,000
5 3 Jeffrey Kimber 104,500
5 4 Arron Fletcher 166,000
5 5 Mitchell Johnson 670,000
5 6 Danny Hernon 142,500
5 7 Robert Spencer Franks 83,500
5 8 Christopher Wood 422,500
5 9 Daniel Corbett 527,000
6 1 Jamie Mccormack 91,500
6 2 Richard Kellett 140,000
6 3 Chung Wong 122,000
6 4 Patrick Fahy 391,000
6 5 Thomas Middleton 262,000
6 6 Simeon Zacharias 349,000
6 7 Thomas Hall 101,000
6 8 Simon Rimmer 102,000
7 1 Anthony Gardner 225,000
7 2 Stuart Mcnally 443,000
7 3 Paul Rigg 19,000
7 4 Gary Whitehead 480,500
7 5 Arran Fletcher 550,000
7 6 Colin Chadderton 180,000
7 7 Robert Boon 85,500
7 8 Matthew Davenport 203,500

 


 

Welcome To The Final Day – 12/11/2017 – 11:30

Good morning and welcome back to Blackpool for the third and final day of the Main Event. From the amazing 314 entries we have just 25 players remaining all looking for the £87,280 first place prize.

The guys coming back are led by Mitch Johnson who is on a heater after winning £50k at DTD last week. We also have the four top place finishers from last years main event still in, Middy, Tom Hall, Rich Kellett & Jeff Kimber are looking for back to back finals.

Full chip counts of the remaining players are:

Forename Surname Chips
Mitchell Johnson 670000
Arran Fletcher 550000
Daniel Corbett 527000
Gary Whitehead 480500
Stuart Mcnally 443000
Chris Wood 422500
Patrick Fahy 391000
Simeon Zach 349000
Ronald Musson 286000
Thomas Middleton 262000
Anthony Gardner 225000
Matt Davenport 203500
Colin Chadderton 180000
Arron Fletcher 166000
Danny Hernon 142500
Richard Kellett 140000
Robert Cummings 127000
Chung Wong 122000
Jeffrey Kimber 104500
Simon Rimmer 102000
Tom Hall 101000
Jamie Mccormack 91500
Robert Boon 85500
Robert Franks 83500
Paul Rigg 19000

 

Play begins at 12pm today.

Who is going to take it down?

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