GUKPT Edinburgh Day 1b Blog

Published On April 27, 2018 |

End of Day 1b with Fraser Mac & David Gee – 28/04/2018 – 01:30

 

 


 

MacIntyre Tops Day 1b – 28/04/2018 – 01:15

 

Well what a day! Day 1b has exceeded all expectations here in Edinburgh. After six levels of late registration we finished the day with 168 entries, which gives us 258 in total! Making the 2018 GUKPT Edinburgh Main Event the biggest ever in Scotland.

The day has been great fun again and the ten levels of play have flown by.

Fraser MacIntyre has finished on top of the 52 who have made it through the day and he will head into tomorrow as the overall chip leader.

Full chip counts are:

Fraser Macintyre 199,800
Gordon Robert Huntly 150,100
Gavin John Fisher 124,400
Micheal Osullivan 121,000
Guy Taylor 115,000
Mark Dyson 113,900
Mathew Archer 107,000
Gary Bertram 99,100
David Colin Weeks 98,800
Radoslav Lliev 92,400
Raymond Mario Pacitti 90,600
Jacob Moss 88,100
Katshuhiro Muto 86,400
Grant Hart 84,100
Andrew Davidson 80,900
Colin Malcolm 80,600
Thomas Rennie 80,500
Michelle Baldie 80,100
Algassimu Jallow 75,500
Robert Bain 73,800
David Gee 71,100
Bernard James Mcginlay 68,200
Jamie Whyte 62,800
Hayden Paul Horman 62,500
Grant Anderson Cook 59,700
Christopher John Weir Craig 59,100
Jonathan Gray 57,000
Ben Daniel Smith 55,800
Piotr Put 55,300
William Paxton 51,000
Thomas Ward 49,900
Stephen Ka Ng 47,900
Jonathan Lemon 46,500
Jeffrey Kimber 45,100
Kim Bain 44,600
Haitao Wu 43,100
Robert Welsh 41,700
Patrick Andrew Doonan 40,400
Shaun Rutter 38,000
Andrew Teng 35,300
Andrew Wilson 32,900
Carl Taylor 32,200
John Angus 30,000
John Bousfield 29,000
Usman Ulhaq 28,600
Andrew James Mackenzie 26,800
Garry Stevenssmith 24,400
Tim Shirley 23,500
Neil Farquhar 22,800
Catherine Ivgi 20,900
Daniel Hide 19,600

We will be back tomorrow for Day 2 of the Main Event with 75 hopefuls coming back and hoping to make Sundays Final Day.

Join us from 12:30pm, with play beginning at 1pm.

 


 

Play has Finished – 28/04/2018 – 01:01

Play has now finished on all the tables. Full chip counts of the remaining players will be posted as soon as possible.

 


 

Last Five Hands – 28/04/2018 – 00:45

The clock has been paused with 10 minutes remaining.

The players will now play 5 more hands before bagging up for the night.


 

MacIntyre Chip Leader! – 28/04/2018 – 00:23

On a board of –X––X we get to the table when there is around 15,000 in the middle and Fraser MacIntyre has shoved against Findlay Meechan who is in the tank. He has 20k and calls it off!

Fraser tables for the flush which is good to take the pot as Findlay mucks and heads out of the tournament.

Fraser takes the pot and is now chip leader with around 185,000.

 

 


 

Down to 63 – 28/04/2018 – 00:10

It’s been a very slow level so far here on Day 1b of GUKPT Edinburgh their have just been 5 exits in the last 20 minutes as players try to hold onto their chips to make Day 2.

 


 

The Last Level – 27/04/2018 – 23:50

The blinds increase as we begin the last level of the day.

They are now 500/1000 with a 100 ante.

68 players remaining.


 

Omaha Result – 27/04/2018 – 23:30

 

GUKPT Edinburgh
£100 PLO
Entries: 43
 
1st – £850 – Andrew Good**
2nd – £1,050 – William Lynch**
3rd – £1,050 – Stuart Matthews**
4th – £750 – Graham Clarkson**
5th – £340 – Henri Ovska
6th –  £260 –  Ben Caird
 
** – Four handed deal.

 


 

Current Seating – 27/04/2018 – 23:10

1 1 Andrew Wilson
1 2 Jeremy Pantin
1 3 Thomas Rennie
1 4
1 5 David Colin Weeks
1 6 Mark Dyson
1 7 Haitao Wu
1 8 Jacob Moss
1 9 Tamarovych Volodymyr
2 1 Neil Farquhar
2 2 Daniel Hide
2 3 Carl Taylor
2 4 Robert Bain
2 5 Jeffrey Kimber
2 6 Gavin John Fisher
2 7 William Paxton
2 8 Gary Bertram
2 9 Gary Whitehead
3 1 Justin Wang
3 2 Mudasser Hussain
3 3 Guy Taylor
3 4 Michelle Baldie
3 5 Mark James
3 6 Jamie Whyte
3 7
3 8 Syed Zaidi
3 9 Paul Mctaggart
4 1 Simon Nash
4 2 William Hanratty
4 3 Raymond Mario Pacitti
4 4 Alex James Montgomery
4 5 Radoslav Lliev
4 6 Philip Hepburn
4 7 Tim Shirley
4 8 Usman Ulhaq
4 9 Michael Dyer
5 1 Jaroslaw Jerzy Wolny
5 2 Thomas Ward
5 3 Bernard James Mcginlay
5 4 Fraser Macintyre
5 5 Chris Craig
5 6 Simon Wolf
5 7 Philip Jenkins
5 8 Katshuhiro Muto
5 9 Findlay Meechan
6 1 Gordon Robert Huntly
6 2 David White
6 3 James Paul Rann
6 4 Micheal Osullivan
6 5 Andrew James Mackenzie
6 6 John Bousfield
6 7 Glen Gendrot
6 8 Daniel Clemente
6 9 Grant Anderson Cook
7 1 Gavin Ritchie
7 2
7 3 Kim Bain
7 4 Catherine Ivgi
7 5 David Maudlin
7 6 John Angus
7 7 Ben Daniel Smith
7 8 Andrew Davidson
7 9 Patrick Andrew Doonan
8 1 Roderick Macneil
8 2 Jonathan Lemon
8 3 Grant Hart
8 4 Piotr Put
8 5 Daniel Mcaulay
8 6 Jonathan Gray
8 7 Garry Stevenssmith
8 8 Stuart Mcnally
8 9 Stephen Ka Ng
9 1 Robert Welsh
9 2 Mathew Archer
9 3 Hayden Paul Horman
9 4 Colin Malcolm
9 5 David Gee
9 6 Shaun Rutter
9 7 Eddie Gaines
9 8 Algassimu Jallow
9 9 Andrew Teng

 

 

 

Big Stacks – 27/04/2018 – 23:04

Andrew Teng 100000
Algassimu Jallow 95000
David Gee 92000
Katshuhiro Muto 88000
Fraser Macintyre 80000
Gordon Robert Huntly 80000
Jeffrey Kimber 72000
Guy Taylor 60000
Chris Craig 60000

 


 

Level Nine – 27/04/2018 – 22:50

The players are back seated as we begin level number nine.

The blinds are now 400/800 with a 100 ante.

80 players remaining.


 

 

Break Time – 27/04/2018 – 22:35

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

 


 

Pics – 27/04/2018 – 22:20

 

 

 


 

 

Chip Counts – 27/04/2018 – 21:55

Jeff Kimber – 65,000
Tom Ward – 35,000
Colin Wu – 30,000
Jonny Gray – 35,000
Guy Taylor – 58,000

 


 

Level Up – 27/04/2018 – 21:35

The blinds increase as we begin level number eight.

They are now 300/600 with a 50 ante.

100 players remaining today.


 

 

Side Event Underway – 27/04/2018 – 21:20

The side event has just started here in Edinburgh with two tables, unfortunately that’s all they can open at the minute as all the other tables are full with the main event.

Late registration is open till 11:15pm.

 


 

Biggest GUKPT Scotland Main Event – 27/08/2018 – 21:01

Registration for the tournament has now closed.

A massive 258 entries in total have turned out this year! Creating a prizepool of £129,000.

GUKPT Edinburgh 2018 Main Event is officially the biggest EVER in Scotland.

 


 

Chip Counts – 27/04/2018 – 20:50

Justin Wang – 13,000
Makka Hussain – 47,000
Guy Taylor – 68,000
Michelle Baldie – 43,000
Mark James – 22,000
Jamie Whyte – 41,000
Aaron Spence – 27,000
Paul McTaggart – 28,000

 


 

Level 7 – 27/04/2018 – 20:30

The players are back seated as we begin level number seven.

The blinds are now 150/300 with a 50 ante.


 

Break Time – 27/04/2018 – 20:15

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

 


 

Pics – 27/04/2018 – 20:05

Last years winner Paul Green

 

Kevin Finnie sporting shades on the feature table.

 

 


 

Chip Counts – 27/04/2018 – 19:40

Guy Taylor – 47,000
Mark James – 22,000
Ashley Timms – 20,000
John Bousfield – 42,000
David Gee – 100,000

 


 

Blinds Up! – 27/04/2018 – 19:20

The blinds increase as we begin level number six, the last level for buy ins.

They are now 150/300 wit a 25 ante.

250 entries so far!


 

Biggest GUKPT Edinburgh Ever! – 27/04/2018 – 19:10

The 2018 GUKPT Edinburgh Main Event is officially the biggest ever as there are currently 246 entries in total.

Year Entries Prizepool Winner
2014 192 £100,000 Andy Teng
2015 234 £117,000 James Mitchell
2016 184 £100,000 Tommy Le
2017 227 £113,500 Paul Green
2018

 

 


 

Two Exits – 27/04/2018 – 19:01

Two exits from the tournament as we lose Ali Mallu & Makka Hussain.

Both players can re-enter if they wish to do so and can for another 75 minutes.

We currently have 245 entries in total for GUKPT Edinburgh.

 


 

Cardroom Shots – 27/04/2018 – 18:50

 


 

Big Stacks – 27/04/2018 – 18:30

Kingshuk Ghosh 68000
Stephen Ka Ng 55000
Ronald Law 50000
Katshuhiro Muto 45000
Fraser Macintyre 45000
Scott Peter Mcdonald 45000
Garry Stevenssmith 44000
Chun Kit Lee 43000

 


 

Level 5 – 27/04/2018 – 18:15

The players are now back from their buffet to begin level number 5.

The blinds are now 100/200 with a 25 ante.

150 entries so far today with 125 players remaining.

 


 

Break Time – 27/04/2018 – 17:15

Break time now for the players as they take 60 minute to go get some food.


 

 

Chip Counts – 27/04/2018 – 17:10

A few chip counts from around the tables.

Fraser MacIntyre – 50,000
Colin Wu – 24,000
John Angus – 14,000
Colin Gillon – 16,000
Mark Dyson – 32,000
Gary Whitehead – 14,000

 


 

Tournament Update – 27/04/2018 – 16:55

We’ve just been having trouble accessing the site, but we’re now back and ready to go.

We currently have 20 minutes left to play of level number four, with the blinds at 100/200.

There’s been a massive 230 entries in total, so we have already beat last years total of 227, with 3 and a half hours of play left today.

After this level players will be on a break of 60 minutes as the casino provide a complimentary buffet.


 

 

Level Three – 27/04/2018 – 15:15

The players are back in the room as we begin level number three.

Blinds are now 75/150.

115 entries so far today.

 


 

Break Time – 27/04/2018 – 15:01

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


 

Guarantee HIT! – 27/04/2018 – 14:30

The guarantee has just been hit here in Edinburgh, like it was ever in doubt.

200 entries in total now for the GUKPT Main Event with 4 levels left to buy in.

 


 

 

GK The Man To Catch – 27/04/2018 – 14:15

G.K is the man to catch after his play yesterday. He finished the day on top of the 23 players who made it through to Day 2. They are:

Gajanthan Kamalanathan 163600
Ho Yin Lee 154000
Andrew Feenan 149600
John Stirling 124200
Andrew Hills 97000
Robert Bostock 93700
Matthew Ireland 91200
Ross Mcleod 87500
David Docherty 86600
Ian Berry 86000
Louis Paxton 85900
William James Mcclure 85300
Kyle Swan 72100
Michael Anthony Kane 72000
Ivan Emanuely 65300
Steven Bangham 51900
James Mclean 41300
Sally Lawson 41200
Craig Smith 38500
Tom Craig Noble 33400
Christopher Scott 31100
Thomas Mcgarvey 26700
Ian Swan 24000

 


 

Level Two – 27/04/2018 – 14:01

The blinds increase as we begin level number two.

They are now 50/100 with 90 entries so far today.


 

Players Coming In – 27/04/2018 – 13:40

Players are coming in thick and fast and we are already up to 86 entries for today.

Late registration is open until 8:30pm tonight.

 


 

Player List – 27/04/2018 – 13:20

1 1 Simon Nash
1 2 Elaine Dorrian
1 3 Findlay Meechan
1 4 Gerald Crone
1 5 Radoslav Lliev
1 6 Philip Hepburn
1 7 Tim Shirley
2 1 Tom Gill
2 2 Andrew Wilson
2 3 Christopher John Weir Craig
2 4 Michelle Baldie
2 5 Ben Daniel Smith
2 6 Mark James Williamson
2 7 Aaron Spence
2 8 Jehan Zaib
3 1 Scott Peter Mcdonald
3 2 Raymond Mario Pacitti
3 3 Gary Whitehead
3 4 Thomas Rennie
3 5 Paul Mcaulay
3 6 David Colin Weeks
3 7 Mark Dyson
3 8 Piotr Put
4 1 Jaroslaw Jerzy Wolny
4 2 David Wilkes
4 3
4 4 David Hugh Mcalpine
4 5 Kathryn Leanne Farquhar
4 6 Bernard James Mcginlay
4 7 Simon Wolf
4 8 Philip Jenkins
4 9 Katshuhiro Muto
4 10 Michael Dyer
5 1 Neil Farquhar
5 2 Stuart Matthews
5 3 Sebastian Mikolajczyk
5 4 Carl Taylor
5 5 Robert Bain
5 6
5 7 Gavin John Fisher
5 8 Andrew James Mackenzie
5 10 Alli Mallu
6 1 Paul Mchenry
6 2 David White
6 3 John Perkin
6 4 Kingshuk Ghosh
6 5 Kevin Steward
6 6 Alan Chrzaszcz
6 7 Stephen Hogg
7 1 Gavin Ritchie
7 2 Adam Mays
7 3
7 4 Paul Green
7 5
7 6 David Gee
7 7 John Angus
7 8 Glen Gendrot
7 9
7 10 Gianluigi Floris
8 1 Kim Bain
8 2 Pedro Schulze
8 3 John Gordon Cochrane
8 4
8 5 Christopher Allen Johnston
8 6 Scott Davies
8 7
8 8 Daniel Clemente
8 9
8 10 Stephen Ka Ng
9 1
9 2 Allen Mclean
9 3 Hayden Paul Horman
9 4 Justin Wang
9 5 David Chi-hoe Ho
9 6
9 7
9 8 Chun Kit Lee
9 9 Tamarovych Volodymyr
9 10 Ali Ahmed

 


 

Shuffle Up & Deal – 27/004/2018 – 13:01

The cards are in the air as we begin Day 1b.

The blinds are starting at 25/50 with 51 players starting the day.

 


 

Players Called In – 27/04/2018 – 12:50

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

We should be underway within 10 minutes.


 

Welcome to Edinburgh – 27/04/2018 – 12:30

Good afternoon and welcome back to Edinburgh for the second Day 1 of the GUKPT Main Event.

90 entries in total turned out, which is 20 up on last year, so today we are looking for more of the same.

The tournament is a £500+£60 buy in, for 20,000 chips on a 60 minute clock. The guarantee for the tournament is £100,000 but that will be smashed today.

We will begin Day 1b today at 1pm.

 

 

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