GUKPT London Day 1b Blog

Published On February 2, 2018 |

Elliot Leads 1b – 03/02/2018 – 01:20

A HUGE Day one is now in the books. A massive 301 entries today for Day 1b of GUKPT London gives us a masssive field of 433 entries in total, creating a £433,000 prizepool.

Today has been a crazy days play, with so much action in the first six levels as players would bust and then jump straight back in.

We have finished the day with 94 players, Carl Elliot leading the way, he will go into Day 2 as the overall chip leader. Full chip counts of the players who bagged up are:

 

Forename Surname Chips
Carl Elliott 199300
Grant Kassel 195400
Manh Nguyen 180000
Andrew Garland 131100
Tamer Kamel 126400
Dean Swift 126300
Dragos Trofimov 121800
Dahe Liu 110000
Michael Darbeaud 108000
Masoud Etemadiherisi 107000
Will Kassouf 105100
Cuong Tran 105100
Robert Boon 104100
Dominguez Garcia 104000
Ming Ju 101700
Kuljinder Sidhu 100200
Mark Slowe 98000
Vamshi Vandanapu 96700
Justin Kyriakides 96400
James Morris 95000
Yiannis Liperis 95000
Mehran Khan 88700
Sebastien Jung 87800
Leslie Kearney 87700
Toby Wilkins 86400
Alexander Zeligman 85300
Aleksandrs Golubevs 82400
Dan Silo 81400
Philip Ward 81100
Oliver Thomas Bithell 80100
Paul Scipioni 79900
Artur Costa 79300
Jonathan Prince 78500
Guy Taylor 78000
Stephen Miles 77400
Joseph Johnson 73600
Ionut Voinea 73000
Pawan Nayyar 71600
Geoffrey Swan 69800
Josh Hayes 68200
Justinas Pactauskas 64300
Alexandru Rauta 63800
Dean Clay 62800
Chung Wong 61300
Haukur Bobvarsson 60200
Gary Fisher 60100
Daniel Barriocanal 59300
Thomas Ward 58200
Benjamin Vinson 56300
Alexander Goulder 56300
Laurent Marchal 55500
Patrick Uzan 54800
Sasiharan Pathmanathan 53800
Giulio Mascolo 53100
Richard Trigg 50800
Waheed Ashraf 49200
Anthony Andreou 47700
Thomas Grundy 45300
Rajkumar Xavieranandayagam 43200
Renee Xie 42000
Cai Huang 41700
Stephen Okeeffe 41600
Panicos Ellinas 38400
David Barnes 37500
Andrew Haygarth 37200
Jonathan Butters 36400
Mukhtar Ahmed 36100
Manuel Bardon 36000
Matas Cimbolas 35000
Kevin Williams 34200
Eirimas Livonas 34100
John Bousfield 32600
Nick Mazur 31800
Patrick Fahy 31500
Hubert Attali 30900
Trausti Atlason 30300
Arran Fletcher 30000
Julius Flusfeder 29400
Neil Barron 27100
Kfir Ivgi 26500
Jeffrey Kimber 26100
Itamar Turgeman 25100
Krzysztof Michal Spisakspisacki 22600
Arno Simon 22400
Scott Kateian 19600
Jason Cooper 18000
Tina Loraine Bandyle 17000
James Spencer 16500
Marius Hutupasu 16200
Michael Bartov 15800
Janice Phillips 15000
Joseph Grech 14500
Truth Haque 14200
Andrew Hills 10400

We will be back tomorrow where 133 players are coming back to play another ten levels or down to a final table, if that comes first.

Join us from 12:30pm, with the stream starting at 1:30pm.
 


 
 

 

 

End of Day 1b with Kassouf – 03/02/2018 – 01:01

 


 

Play Has Finished – 03/02/2018 – 00:45

Play has finished on all tables.

Around 95 players have finished the day and we will have chip counts with you as soon as possible.

 


 

Last Six Hands – 03/02/2018 – 00:30

The clock has been paused with 11 minutes remaining.

The players will now play 6 more hands before bagging up for the night.


 

Prizepool Payout – 03/02/2018 – 00:15

GUKPT London
£1,000 NLHE
Entries: 433

1st – £112,400
2nd – £73,600
3rd – £48,700
4th – £29,200
5th – £22,100
6th – £18,200
7th – £14,300
8th – £10,400
9th – £7,800
10th – £6,000
11th – £5,200
12th – £5,200
13th – £5,200
14th – £4,300
15th – £4,300
16th – £3,500
17th – £3,500
18th – £3,500
19th – £3,000
20th – £3,000
21st – £3,000
22nd – £3,000
23rd – £3,000
24th – £2,600
25th – £2,600
26th – £2,600
27th – £2,600
28th – £2,600
29th – £2,600
30th – £2,600
31st – £2,600
32nd – £2,200
33rd – £2,200
34th – £2,200
35th – £2,200
36th – £2,200
37th – £2,200
38th – £2,200
39th – £2,200
40th – £2,200

 


 

Bust Outs – 03/02/2018- 00:05

The most recent eliminations from the tables as we have 40 minutes remaining of play and 108 players remaining.

The player below will not be bagging up for day two.

Simon Tolly
Connor Ross
Martin Holmes
Robert Skyers
Charles Denton

 


 

Level 10 – 02/02/2018 – 23:50

The blinds increase as we begin level number 10.

They are now 500/1,000 with a 100 ante.

113 players remaining.

 


 

Big Stacks – 02/02/2018 – 23:40

Tamer Kamel and Paul Scipioni are two of the the big stacks in the tournament, both players have at least double average. Tamer with 150,000 and Paul with around 100,000. No wonder they are having a laugh on the feature table.


 

Still Packed! – 02/02/2018 – 23:20

The cardroom is still absolutely packed!

125 players are still in the main event and Janis has told me he is hoping to get down to around 100 players with 90 minutes left of today.

 


 

Swifty Exits – 02/02/2018 – 23:05

We get to the table on a flop of there is a chunk in the middle as Katie goes all in for her 10,000 stack. Rob Boon makes the call and Will Kassouf gets out the

Katie tables and is in bad shape against the of Rob.

The turn card comes meaning Katie can now chop the pot with a 5…

The river card comes

Two pair for Rob as he takes the pot and now has 60,000.

Katie heads out of the tournament!


 

Level 8 – 02/02/2018 – 22:50

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

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

146 players remaining.

 


 

 

Break Time – 02/02/2018 – 22:34

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


 

Renee Gets Mallued! – 02/02/2018 – 22:10

James Parker opens to 1500 over a limp, Renee Xie three bets the button to 3300. Ali Mallu is in the big blind and he four bet ships all in for 33,000!! The limper and James get out of the way and Renee makes the call.

Renee tables

Ali shows

The flop comes

The turn card comes Renee hates it as Ali turns a flush draw….

The river card comes !!!

Ali rivers the flush and doubles up to 64,000!!

Renee is left with around 14,000.

 


 

Khoa Le Doubles – 02/02/2018 – 21:59

Alex Goulder opens to 1500 from early position, Khoa Le moves all in for his stack of just over 10,000 from the button.

After a little bit of thinking time, Alex makes the call and the cards are tabled..

It’s a flip as Alex tables against the of Khoa.

The flop comes giving Khoa four more outs with a gut shot.

The turn card comes !! Broadway for Khoa as he now has a lock on the hand.

The river is a meaningless

Khoa takes the pot, getting a much needed double up to 23,000.

Alex is down to 19,000.


 

 

 

Cash Games!! – 02/02/2018 – 21:50

NLH
1-1 (3)
1-2 (3)
1-3 (1)
2-5 (1)

PLO
2-5 (1)
5-10 (1)


 

 

Exits – 02/02/2018 – 21:40

Sandiep Khosa
Michael Brown
Piergiorgio Dancona
Florian Dimitrie Duta
Fraser Macintyre

 


 

Level Eight – 02/02/2018 – 21:30

The blinds increase as we begin level eight.

They are now 300/600 with 50 ante.

172 players remaining.

 


 

Reg Closed – 02/02/2018 – 21:05

Registration has now closed for GUKPT London.

Another HUGE day here with massive 301 entries for today!

Add that to yesterdays field and we have 433 entries in total over the two day ones.

Creating a prizepool of £433,000 for the players to play for!!

 


 

More Counts – 02/02/2018 – 20:55

Neo Neophytou – 55,000
Cai Cai Huang – 42,000
Tamer Kamel – 80,000
Danny Tran – 30,000
Leon Campbell – 26,000
Jef Duval – 45,000
Martin Holmes – 10,000


 

Chip Counts – 02/02/2018 – 20:45

Sandiep Khosa – 7,000
Khoa Le – 16,000
Mark James – 13,000
Jeff Kimber – 35,000
Danny Toffel – 20,000
Dean Swift – 80,000

 


 

Level 7 – 02/02/2018 – 20:30

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

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

197 players remaining.


 

 

Break Time – 02/02/2017 – 20:17

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

Full prizepool will be confirmed after this break.

 


 

25/25 Round Up – 02/02/2018 – 20:10

 


 

Bust Outs – 02/02/2018 – 19:59

The most recent exits from the tournament:

Dimitrios Ballas
Robert Boon
Tamer Kamel
Adrian Gray
James Parker

 


 

The Grosvenor Pros – 02/02/2018 – 19:45

 


 

Level 6 – 02/02/2018 – 19:19

The blinds increase as we begin level number 6.

They are now 150/300 with a 25 ante.

279 entries so far with 200 players remaining.

This is the last level of late registration.


 

 

Exits – 02/02/2018 – 19:05

A few exits from the tables as we lose:

Ahmed Abdella
Eric Legoff
Rehman Kassam
Martin Henderson


 

£400k Prizepool – 02/02/2018 – 18:50

With 90 minutes of buy ins, the prizepool has just surpassed £400,000!!

 

 


 

Cardroom is FULL – 02/02/2018 – 18:35

Every single table is in use whether it’s by the main event or cash tables!

The Poker Room is absolutely packed as always when the GUKPT comes to town.

 

 


 

Big Stacks – 02/02/2018 – 18:20

 

Grant Kassel 85000
Andrew Garland 70000
Joseph Johnson 65000
Justinas Pactauskas 65000
Toby Wilkins 65000
Ning Lu 60000

 

Level 5 – 02/02/2018 – 18:15

The players are back seated as we begin level 5.

They are now 100/200.

247 entries so far today.


 

 

Dinner Break – 02/02/2018 – 17:15

Dinner break now for the players as they take 60 minutes.

 


 

Approaching Dinner – 02/02/2018 – 16:55

We are approaching the dinner break here during level number four. In around 20 minutes time the players will be going on a 60 minute dinner break.

At the moment we have 234 entries with 192 players remaining.


 

More Counts – 02/02/2018 – 16:45

Chris Moorman – 13,000
Phil Souki – 40,000
Joe Grech – 32,000
Grant Wheelhouse – 17,000
Rick Trigg – 16,000
Phil Corion – 20,000


 

Chip Counts – 02/02/2018 – 16:35

Tom Ward – 6,500
Albert Sapiano – 35,000
Ali Mallu – 32,000
Ben Vinson – 29,000
Mick Fletcher – 12,000
Vishal Maini – 14,000
Katie Swift – 28,000


 

 

Level Up – 02/02/2018 – 16:15

The blinds increase as we begin level number four.

They are now 100/200.

222 entries so far today!


 

PLO Result – 02/02/2018 – 15:55

GUKPT London
£150 PLO
Entries: 85

1st – £2,880 – Jerome Bradpiece
2nd – £2,900 – Timmy Man
3rd – £2,600 – Robert Skyers
4th – £1,210 – David Barnes
5th – £890 – Paresh Doshi
6th – £660 – Alex Field
7th – £510 – Joe Beevers
8th – £410 – Fabio Esposito
9th – £360 – Laurence Houghton
10th – £330 – Paul Wimbledon

 


 

What a Seat for Kfir – 02/02/2018 – 15:40

What a seat Kfir Ivgi has in the main event, between Albert Sapiano and Ali Mallu, two of the most active players on the UK circuit!

They’ll definitely be fireworks on table 7.


 

Team Grosvenor – 02/02/2018 – 15:25

Team Grosvenor are here and playing Day 1b of GUKPT London.

 


 

Level Three – 02/02/2018 – 15:16

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

The blinds are now 75/150.

196 entries so far today.

 


 

Break Time – 02/02/2018 – 15:01

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


 

 

Cash Games!! – 02/02/2018 – 14:40

Cash games running at The Poker Room right now:

NLH

1-1 (2)
1-2 (1)

The bad beat jackpot is also a MASSIVE £27,233!!


 

Bust Outs – 02/02/2018 – 14:15

Some early exits from the tournament floor as we lose:

Christopher Cunliffe
Simon Brooks
Florian Duta
Peter Kvisthammar
Albert Sapiano


 

Level Up – 02/02/2018 – 14:01

The blinds increase for the first time today.

They are now 50/100.

154 entries so far today with late registration open until 8:30pm.

 


 

Start of Day 1b – 02/02/2018 – 13:34

 


 

Day 1b Seating Plan – 02/02/2018 – 13:20

 

1 1 Leslie Kearney
1 2 Justinas Pactauskas
1 3 Thomas Grundy
1 4 Einar Einarsson
1 5 Stephen Okeeffe
1 6 Julius Flusfeder
1 7 Christopher Vernon
1 8 Paul Siddle
1 9 Craig Young
2 1 Laurence Houghton
2 2 Andri Hinriksson
2 3 Renee Xie
2 4 Ingvar Oskar Sveinsson
2 5 Tina Loraine Bandyle
2 6 Jonathan Robert Martin
2 7 Haukur Bobvarsson
2 8 Vikrum Mehta
2 9 Dean Swift
2 10 Sebastien Jung
3 1 Will Kassouf
3 2 Artur Costa
3 3 Joseph Grech
3 4 Arkady Kielman
3 5 Philip Green
3 6 Truth Haque
3 7 Nick Mazur
3 8 Alexander Lynskey
3 9 Tony Ringe
4 1 Simon Brooks
4 2 Andrew Garland
4 3 Christopher Retallick
4 4 Grant Kassel
4 5 Mikko Hirvonen
4 6 Jimmy Kebe
4 7 Craig Mullings
4 8 Aleksandrs Golubevs
4 9 Connor Ross
4 10 Alexandru Rauta
5 2 Andrew Hills
5 3 Justin Kyriakides
5 4 James Parker
5 5 Glen Gendrot
5 6 Dean Clay
5 7 Chao Xia
5 8 Rajkumar Xavieranandayagam
5 9 Calum Davenport
5 10 Philippe Souki
6 1 Andrew Christoforou
6 2 James Spencer
6 3 Jonathan Prince
6 4 Nguyen Le
6 5 Sasiharan Pathmanathan
6 6 Scott Kateian
6 7 Simon Tolly
6 8 Richard Trigg
6 9 Giulio Mascolo
6 10 Stephen Bean
7 1 Thomas Ward
7 2 Simon Griffin
7 3 Katie Swift
7 4 Catalin Dumitrascu
7 5 Peter O’Connor
7 7 Christopher Kadji
7 8 Wieslaw Klimczak
7 9 Alli Mallu
7 10 Florian Dimitrie Duta
8 1 David Grindstaff
8 2 Nicholas Athanasiou
8 3 Ian Mcclelland
8 4 Daniel Toffel
8 5 Marius Hutupasu
8 6 Neophytos Neophytou
8 7 Michael Fletcher
8 8 Martin Henderson
8 9 John Mooney
8 10 Hubert Attali
9 1 Mukhtar Ahmed
9 2 Vincent Meli
9 3 Andrew Seabright
9 4 Piergiorgio Dancona
9 5 Jeffrey Duvall
9 6 Nikolay Ponomarev
9 7 Stavros Kalfas
9 8 Peter Kvisthammar
9 9 Gary Fisher
9 10 James Morris
10 1 Michael Bartov
10 2 Dan Silo
10 3 Aeragan Arunan
10 4 Albert Sapiano
10 5 Kuljinder Sidhu
10 6 Ahmed Abdella
10 7 Edward Swales
10 8 Jason Cooper
10 9 Attila Farkas
10 10 Hamid Rowshanaei
11 1 Kamil Tylutki
11 2 Augustine Nwaukoni
11 3 Manuel Bardon
11 4 Iraj Amiri
11 6 Anthony Andreou
11 7 Andrey Veselov
11 8 Colin Paddington
11 9 Pierre Tassin
11 10 Christopher Cunliffe
12 1 Jose Auslander
12 2 Yiannis Liperis
12 3 Oliver White
12 4 Steven Game
12 5 Toby Wilkins
12 6 Patrick Fahy
12 7 Pawan Nayyar
12 8 Sohan Basu
12 9 Arun Sood
12 10 Danny Tran

 


 

Shuffle Up & Deal – 02/02/2018 – 13:01

The cards are in the air as we begin level number one of Day 1b.

The blinds are 25/50 and we start the day with 90 players.

 


 

Players Called In – 02/02/2018 – 12:50

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

We should be underway within 5/10 minutes time.


 

 

 

Welcome to Day 1b – 02/02/2018 – 12:30

Good afternoon and welcome to Day 1b. The second Day one of GUKPT London. We are expecting a huge field today, probably close to 300 players.

Yesterday there were 132 entries over the six levels of late reg for Day 1a, with the day finishing with 39 players after the nine levels of play. Huy Nguyen (below) being the man to catch who bagged up a stack of 158,500.

The tournament is a £1000+£110 buy in with a £200,000 guarantee. The players can have unlimited re-entries for the first six levels of play, with ten levels played. The tournament begins at 1pm.

 

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