GUKPT London 2017 Day 1b Blog

Published On June 30, 2017 |

End of Day 1b with Lewis Griffiths – 30/06/2017 – 00:20

 


 

Griffiths Leads Day 1b – 30/06/2017 – 00:06

One of the biggest days in GUKPT history is now in the history books after nine levels of play. A massive 301 entries in total for today surpassed all expectations. Every single table was in use and the bounty event had to be capped.

It’s been another action packed day where we have been left with 111 players who have bagged up chips and will be back tomorrow.

Lewis Griffiths has held one of the biggest stacks in the room all day and he finished on top of the pile. Full chip counts are:

Forename Surname Chips
Lewis Griffiths 199700
Bandar Alireza 145100
Arie Juliusburger 123400
Daniel Hopkins 114500
Bruce Jones 111900
Qamran Ghani 110100
Bruce Atkinson 107500
Joseph Hayek 94700
Osman Hasan 93400
Sebastian Pawlak 91800
Jack Oliver 91000
Daniel Kneafsey 88000
Brijesh Das 85500
Miltiadis Kontis 85000
Andrea Manganelli 84500
Patrick Fahy 82500
George Alexander 81900
Sigurjon Pordarson 81400
Yann Detycheydelafertepreval 80500
Neil Mcculloch 77400
Samuel Harwood 75900
Paul Dunne 75400
Krishna Nagaraju 74500
Mark Greening 74200
Michael Bartov 73700
Karim Hakimzadeh 73300
Damian Watson 73200
Peter Wigglesworth 72900
Ashley Timms 70500
Paul Scipioni 68400
Dost Ghrabie 65400
Alex Peter Bounsall 64400
Michael Wright 64400
Hubert Attali 64200
Warren Stanley 63300
Andrejus Sizincevas 63200
Julien Rouxel 63000
Daniel Samson 61700
Stephen Okeeffe 59200
Adam Daniel 58600
Charles Denton 56800
David Attew 56700
Giulio Mascolo 56100
Simon Priddis 56000
Manh Nguyen 55900
Christopher Cooper 55600
Kfir Ivgi 55600
Ethan Jamal Brown 54300
Reza Fazeli 54200
Awat Salehi 52600
Van Nguyen 51800
Boovarsson Ivarom 51600
Robert Lim 51500
Jose Auslander 51200
Rafael Henderson 49200
Christopher Kadji 48700
Stephen Saleh 48600
Alexander Tuzinkiewicz 47100
Trevor Lawson 46100
Kristjana Gudjonsdottir 44400
Scott Shelley 44300
Dahe Liu 44100
Chun Law 44100
Sachin Joshi 43400
Graeme Bester 42700
Alejandro Pereztorres 42500
Ryan Lee Connelly 42300
Catalin Dumitrascu 41700
Dean Saunders 41400
Thomas Levene 38900
Braz Junior 38000
Adrian Calusaru 37900
Jack Andrew Loraine 37900
Joao Machadolimaalvaresribeiro 37800
Leslie Kearney 36700
Han Zhang 36300
Andrey Veselov 36200
Michael Dun 35000
Peter Drakeford 34900
Hamid Rowshanaei 34900
Carlton Joseph 34400
Bob Vanhellenberghubar 34300
Paul Siddle 33900
Paul Keenan 32400
Benjamin Morrison 32100
Arni Jonsson 31800
Thomas Edward Cropp 31200
Otto Castle 30000
David Gassian 28100
Maria Kozak 28000
Samuel Alexander Mather 27700
Shirley Cole 27000
Ion Mican 26600
Darren Fuller 26500
Joseph Gallagher 26200
Ayad Sharhani 25500
Stephen Lockett 24900
Christian Alessi 23800
Howard Smith 22300
Hilary Cheung 22200
Oscar Dharamshi 20300
Mark Langley 20000
Ulf Daniel Ulvrell 19400
Joseph Grech 18000
Keith Hawkins 17300
Joshua James Boulton 15500
David Lloyd 15400
Anthony Bolton 14600
Patryk Slusarek 11600
Richard Milton 8300

 

We will be back tomorrow where we have 158 players making their way back to play another nine levels of play, join us then from 12:30pm, for a 1pm start. Tina Bandyle leads the way with a stack of 280,000!

 

 

Bagging & Tagging – 30/06/2017 – 23:45

Play has now finished and the players are bagging and tagging their chips.

Full counts will be up with you as soon as possible, but it looks like we have around 115 players finishing the day.

 


 

Last Three Hands – 30/06/2017 – 23:34

The clock has been paused with 8 minutes and 14 seconds remaining.

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


 

Huge Pot for Fahy – 30/06/2017 – 23:25

Patrick Fahy makes it 1800 to play and is called by Ashley Timms before Boovarson Ivarom three bets to 4600. Richard Mackay is next to act and he goes into the tank before cold four bet shoving for his 36000 stack.

Patrick goes into the tank and while he is in the tank Ashley sees Boovarsons hand… the floor is called and action plays out as normal. Patrick ships all in!! Ashley & Boovarson get out of the way and the hands are tabled…

It’s a huge flip as Patrick shows against the of Richard.

The board runs out

Queens hold for Patrick who takes the pot and now has 85,000.

We lose Richard from the tournament during the last few hands of the day.

 


 

Exits – 30/06/2017 – 23:15

The last few exits from the tables as we lose:

John Harnett
Lam Trinh
Daryl Roome
Lois Dufouleur


 

 

Double Double For Cooper – 30/06/2017 – 23:05

Chris Cooper has just span his 9k stack back up to 40k with two double ups.

He won a flip with 9-7 against the pocket threes of Peter Wigglesworth.

Then he tabled Ace-Jack on a flop with an ace and a jack on it against a flush draw. He held and is now back in the game with 40,000.

Coming back tomorrow at 500/1000, 40 bigs would be a nice stack.

 


 

Gunnar Gone – 30/06/2017 – 22:55

Gunnar Gudmunduraudun gets his short stack all in pre flop holding against the of Karim Hakimzadeh

The board runs out

The tens hold for Karim who takes the small pot and now has just short of 50,000.

We lose Gunnar from the tournament here during the last level of play.


 

 

 

Big Stacks – 30/06/2017 – 22:45

Lewis Griffiths 147000
Arie Juliusburger 130000
Krishna Nagaraju 120000
Dost Ghrabie 100000
Dan Hopkins 99000
Brijesh Das 90000
Qamran Ghani 90000
Bandar Alireza 90000

 


 

Level 9 – 30/06/2017 – 22:39

The players are back seated as we begin level number nine, the last of the day.

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

138 players remaining.

 


 

 

Break Time – 30/06/2017 – 22:24

Break time now for the players as they take there final break of the day.

 


 

Numbers Dropping – 30/06/2017 – 22:12

For the first time it looks like the numbers are actually going down instead of up.

In total today we had a massive 301 entries, that number has halved as there are currently 150 players remaining here on Day 1b with a level and 15 minutes left to play.

 


 

 

Pictures – 30/06/2017 – 22:05

 


 

More Counts – 30/06/2017 – 21:55

Arran Fletcher – 11,000
Darren Fuller – 40,000
Atilla Efeturk – 45,000
David Lloyd – 18,000
Alex Bounsall – 45,000

 


 

Chip Counts – 30/06/2017 – 21:40

Carlos Delvigogonzalez – 35,000
Patryk Slusarek – 22,000
Guy Taylor – 25,000
Ion Mican – 22,000
Neil McCulloch – 45,000
Chris Cooper – 25,000


 

Level Eight – 30/06/2017 – 21:25

The blinds increase as we begin level number eight.

They are now 300/600 with a 75 ante.

174 players remaining.


 

Exits – 30/06/2017 – 21:10

Phil Ward
Lee Edwards
Patrick Uznan
Richard Schneiderman
Plamen Yakimov


 

 

 

Bounty Begins – 30/06/2017 – 20:58

The bounty tournament is just about to start with 22 entries, because of the main event being so busy, the bounty tournament has been capped to three tables.

 


 

Wiggy Stacking – 30/06/2017 – 20:50

Peter Wigglesworth has just been over to tell us he got it all in in a delicious spot holding pocket Aces against Kings and Kings!! Pete flopped them both dead and now has a very healthy stack of 85,000!!


 

 

Final Numbers – 30/06/2017 – 20:42

Registration has now closed here at GUKPT London.

A HUGE turnout of 449 entries over the two days of buy ins!! Creating a prizepool of £224,500!!!

 


 

Big Stacks – 30/06/2017 – 20:35

Dost Ghrabie 98,000
Lewis Griffiths 92,000
Krishna Nagaraju 89,000
Bruce Atkinson 88,000
Manh Nguyen 82,000
Arie Juliusburger 77,000
Brijesh Das 76,000
Yann Detycheydelafertepreval 75,000
Qamran Ghani 75,000
George Alexander 70,000


 

Level 7 – 30/06/2017 – 20:20

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

The blinds are now 200/400 with a 50 ante.

300 entries for today!!

 


 

 

Break Time – 30/06/2017 – 20:09

Break time now for the players who take a 15 minute break.

 


 

Chip Counts – 30/06/2017 – 20:04

Charlie Denton – 23,000
Brynn Kvinlaug – 7,000
Gunnarsson Gudmunduraudun – 14,000
Les Kearney – 34,000
Roy Barzilay- 55,000

 


 

 

Pics – 30/06/2017 – 19:55

 


Gamble Time? – 30/06/2017 – 19:45

There’s just 20 minutes remaining of level number six before registration in the tournament closes.

We could see player gamble, with two re-entries available to them if they haven’t had one already.

The prizepool currently stands at £221,000!!

 


 

Bust Outs – 30/06/2017 – 19:30

 

Kyle Holgate
Phil Butt
Spencer Lawrence
Phil Mooring

 


 

 

Szczerbinski Exits 30/06/2017 – 19:20

Tomasz Szczerbinski gets his 10,000 stack all in pre flop holding and runs into the of Jose Auslander.

The board runs out

Queens hold for Jose who takes the pot.

Tomasz heads out the tournament but still has an hour to re-enter if he fancies doing so.

 


 

Level 6 – 30/06/2017 – 19:05

The blinds increase, as we begin level number 6.

The last level of buy ins.

The blinds are now 150/300 with a 25 ante.

221 players remaining from the 279 entries.


 

Pics – 30/06/2017 – 18:50

 


 

Bust Outs – 30/06/2017 – 18:35

Players are dropping thick and fast in the main event here on Day 1b as we lose:

Martin Bader
John McKAy
James Simms
Atilla Efeturk
Dan Wood

 


 

Big Stacks – 30/06/2017 – 18:25

Bruce Atkinson 97000
Arie Juliusburger 65000
Darren Fuller 65000
Howard Smith 65000
Mark Greening 62000
Brijesh Das 62000
Sin Melin 62000
Michael Bartov 60000
Paul Scipioni 51000
Leon Campbell 50000

 


 

£200k!!  – 30/06/2017 – 18:14

Midway through the break the prizepool hit £200,000!! Double the guarantee!!

How high can it go with another two hours of late registration?

 


 

Level 5 – 30/06/2017 – 18:02

The players are back seated as we begin level number 5.

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

262 entries so far today.

 


 

Break Time – 30/06/2017 – 17:20

Break time now for the players as they take a 45 minute dinner break.


 

Chippies – 30/06/2017 – 17:10

Bruce Atkinson – 80,000
Sin Melin – 7,000
Priyan Demel – 42,000
Nathan Lee – 44,000
Krishjana Gudmunduraudun – 16,000
Christian Alessi – 35,000
Carlton Joseph – 35,000

 


 

Table Pics – 30/06/2017 – 16:59


 

More Exits – 30/06/2017 – 16:50

Players are flying out the door and then jumping straight back in, just today we have had over 60 re-entries in the first three and a half levels.

The most recent eliminations from the tables being:

Stephen Littlejohn
Darryl Roome
Lewis Griffiths
Benjamin Ross


 

More Counts – 30/06/2017 – 16:43

Andrey Veselov – 50,000
Scott Shelley – 20,000
Ayad Sharhani – 27,000
James Simms – 32,000
Keith Hawkins – 15,000


 

 

Chip Counts – 30/06/2017 – 16:32

Ali Mallu – 20,000
Les Kearney – 13,000
Martin Bader – 20,000
Joe Grech – 23,000
George Alexander – 60,000
Ashley Timms – 17,000

 


 

 

Level Four – 30/06/2017 – 16:16

The blinds increase as we begin level number four.

They are now 100/200.

216 entries so far today.

 


 

Table Shots – 30/06/2017 – 16:08


 

200 Entries!! – 30/06/2017 – 15:55

Mid way through level number three and we have just hit the 200 entries for Day 1b of GUKPT London!!

Late registration is open until 8:15pm.

 


 

Exits – 30/06/2017 – 15:40

John Rigolli
Hamid Rowshanaei
Joey Townsend
Krish Nagaraju

 


 

 

Start of Day 1b – 30/06/2017 – 15:29

 


 

Level Three – 30/06/2017 – 15:20

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

The blinds are 75/150.

190 entries so far today.

 


 

Break Time – 30/06/2017 – 14:59

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


 

 

Live Stream – 30/06/2017 – 14:40

Our GUKPT Live Stream is underway on a thirty minute delay. All hole cards being shown and commentary from The Tower.

Watch all the action HERE!!!! 

 


 

Bust Outs – 30/06/2017 – 14:30

Alasdair Alexander
James Parker
Lev Klyuvgant
Gareth Gee
Seb Pawlak
Catalin Dumitrascu

 


 

Cardroom Pics – 30/06/2017 – 14:15


 

Level Two – 30/06/2017 – 14:05

The blinds increase as we begin level number two.

They are now 50/100.

162 entries already today.

 


 

First Exit – 30/06/2017 – 13:55

The first exit here on Day 1b as we lose Mark Frith.

Today hasn’t been as action packed yesterday where we lost three players in the first level.


 

 

Numbers Increasing – 30/06/2017 – 13:45

The numbers keep increasing as the players keep coming through the door.

Mid way through level number one and we already have 150 entries in total for just today.

 


 

Day 1b Seating Plan – 30/06/2017 – 13:35

 

Table Seat Forename Surname
1 1 Arie Juliusburger
1 2 Georgios Drakakis
1 3 Paul Keenan
1 4 Dean Saunders
1 5 Adrian Calusaru
1 6 David Hiscock
1 8 Christian Alessi
1 9 Bob Vanhellenberghubar
1 10 Martin Bader
2 1 Octavian Stelian Salvan
2 2 Benjamin Ross
2 3 Daniel Hopkins
2 4 Huy Nguyen
2 5 Mark Paul Frith
2 6 Hubert Attali
2 7 Rahim Tadjsaadat
2 8 Valdiii Cordeirodossantos
2 9 Oscar Dharamshi
2 10 Robert Jarrettsmith
3 1 Lewis Griffiths
3 2 Atilla Efeturk
3 3 Brendan Keenan
3 4 Warren Stanley
3 5 Grant Speirs
3 6 Michael Wright
3 7 Ashley Timms
3 8 Boovarsson Ivarom
3 9 Giulio Mascolo
3 10 Andrea Serrao
4 1 Andrea Manganelli
4 2 Tristan Chaplin
4 3 Rodrigo Ragazzi Carneiro
4 4 Tomasz Szczerbinski
4 5 Lev Klyuvgant
4 6 Deborah Littlejohn
4 7 Adam Daniel
4 8 Alexandru Rauta
4 9 Dawn Cooke
4 10 Benjamin Lebor
5 1 George Alexander
5 2 Alasdair Alexander
5 3 Bandar Alireza
5 4 Mark Greening
5 5 Mark Hebron
5 6 Joseph Grech
5 7 Carlos Citara
5 8 Michal Gajewski
5 9 Trevor Lawson
5 10 Thomas Edward Cropp
6 1 Darryl Roome
6 2 Gunnarsson Gudmunduraudun
6 3 Glen Blake
6 4 Osman Hasan
6 5 Paul Scipioni
6 6 Stephen Littlejohn
6 7 Brijesh Das
6 8 John Rigolli
6 9 John Harnett
6 10 Ryan Lee Connelly
7 1 Jigar Shah
7 2 Kristjana Gudjonsdottir
7 3 Christopher Cooper
7 4 Andrew Abernethy
7 5 Catalin Dumitrascu
7 6 Damian Watson
7 7 Otto Castle
7 8 Kenneth John Sverdloff
7 9 Shirley Cole
7 10 Richard Milton
8 1 Jack Mcfadyen
8 2 David Gassian
8 3 Stephen Okeeffe
8 4 Ulf Daniel Ulvrell
8 5 Barathi Navaratnarajah
8 6 Ayad Sharhani
8 7 James Parker
8 8 Sylvia Cole
8 9 Georgios Zaroubi
8 10 Spencer Lawrence
9 1 Han Zhang
9 2 Alli Mallu
9 3 Marianionel Vulpe
9 4 Hamid Rowshanaei
9 5 Wayne Lee
9 6 Stephen Lockett
9 7 Daniel Stanway
9 8 Guy Taylor
9 9 Arran Fletcher
9 10 John Mckay
10 1 Ion Mican
10 2 Jack Andrew Loraine
10 3 Bruce Jones
10 4 Lois Dufouleur
10 5 Neil Mcculloch
10 6 Ayshe Hakki
10 7 Peter Drakeford
10 8 Paul Romain
10 9 Darren Fuller
10 10 Samuel Harwood
11 1 Leslie Kearney
11 2 Jean Chanpangcheong
11 3 Roy Barzilay
11 4 Jon Kyte
11 5 Michael Bartov
11 6 Philip Mooring
11 7 Sebastian Pawlak
11 8 Patrick Fahy
11 9 Andrew Beatty
11 10 Awat Salehi
12 1 Rafael Henderson
12 2 Ben Adam Linnett
12 3 Paul Dunne
12 4 Stephen Saleh
12 5 Kyle Jon Holgate
12 6 Longbo Mi
12 7 Jonathan Wu
12 8 Brynn Kvinlaug
12 9 Peter Wigglesworth
12 10 Hilary Cheung
13 1 Andrey Veselov
13 2 Gareth Gee
13 4 David Lloyd
13 5 Graeme Bester
13 9 Ozgur Ogur

 


 

Omaha Result – 30/06/2017 – 13:23

GUKPT Side Event
£100 4-5-6 PLO
Entries: 73

1st – £2,340 – Charles Norman
2nd – £1,530 – Joe Grech
3rd – £1,020 – Miroslav Kusnir
4th – £710 – Michael Bartov
5th – £520 – Bradley Green
6th – £400 – Ivon Asquith
7th – £310 – Samuel Mather
8th – £250 – Laurence Houghton
9th – £220 – Amar Morjaria

 


 

Playing Today – 30/06/2017 – 13:15

A few players who we have recognised playing today:

Joe Grech
Darren Fuller
Paul Dunne
Chris Cooper
Les Kearney

 


 

Shuffle Up & Deal – 30/06/2017 – 13:03

The cards are in the air as we begin Day 1b, the blinds are 25/50 to start.

105 players, with a huge queue to buy in.


 

Players Called In – 30/06/2017 – 12:55

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

We should be underway within 5 minutes.

 


 

GTD Hit – 30/06/2017 – 12:45

The guarantee has already been hit here at The Poker Room.


 

 

Welcome to Day 1b – 30/06/2017 – 12:30

Good afternoon and welcome back to The Poker Room in London for the second day one of Leg 6.

Yesterday was a great day with 148 entries in total, which was exactly the same number as last year on Day 1a. Today we are looking to go over the 200 mark, and maybe even hitting 250.

The tournament is a £500 buy in with a £100,000 GTD. For their buy in the players will receive 20,000 chips on a 60 minute clock. Each player is allowed one entry and two re-entries per day and nine levels will be played today with late registration open for the first six levels.

We will be here with you for the duration of play, bringing you live updates, chip counts pictures and exits. The live stream will also be running for the full nine levels of play on a thirty minute delay with all hole cards shown.

Play begins at 1pm.

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