GUKPT London Day 2 Blog
End of Day 2 with Paul Romain – 05/02/2017 – 00:25
Gomez Holds Huge Lead – 05/02/2017 – 00:15
After nine levels of play the biggest ever Day two in GUKPT history is now in the books. We started with a massive 154 entries, but it was fast and furious in the early levels. Losing half the field in the first two levels. The play continued at a fast pace which included the bubble.
The bubble would last just one hand where Jeff Kimber called off with pocket kings which couldn’t hold against the A-J of Ross Boatman who rivered an ace, Jeff left empty handed as our bubble boy.
We had ten exits then in the last level of play, so the 30 remaining players will be guaranteed at least £2,600 when they come back tomorrow.
Zapatero Gomez holds a huge chip lead going into tomorrow, having over a million chips. Full chip counts of the remaining players is as follows:
We’ll be back tomorrow with the 13 hopefuls who all have their eyes on the first place prize of £113,000.
We start at noon tomorrow so the live stream will begin at 12:30pm.
Join us then.
Bagging & Tagging – 05/02/2017 – 00:05
The players are now bagging their chips up, we will have full chip counts of the 30 players up with you as soon as possible.
Les Kearney 31st – 04/02/2017 – 23:55
Les Kearney moves all in for his lastt 70,000 and is called by Paul Romain.
Les tables and has a coinflip against the of Paul.
Les fails to connect with the board and heads out in 31st place for £2,600.
Last Four Hands – 04/02/2017 – 23:43
The clock has been paused.
The players will now play four more hands before we bag for the night.
Boatman Busts – 04/02/2017 – 23:37
On a queen high all club flop Ross Boatman gets his short stack all in and is looked up by Khoa Le.
Ross tables Ace-Queen for top pair top kicker and will nee to fade clubs as Khoa tables A-10 with the Ace of clubs.
The turn comes a brick.
The river card a CLUB!!
Khoa takes the pot with a flush and now has 440,000!!
We lose Ross Booatman in 32nd place for £2,200.
Huge Pot for Meeuse – 04/02/2017 – 23:32
We get to the table where there is a huge three way all in!!
David Pedro is the short stack with 60,000 all in, holding he is up against the of big stack Daniel Barriocanal and also in the hand we have Sam Meeuse all in for 160,000 with the pre flop nuts !!
The board runs out
Sam makes top set to take both pots, he now has just short of 400,000.
Daniel takes a small dent to his stack but still has around half a million.
We lose David Pedro in 33rd place for £2,200.
Three More Exits – 04/02/2017 – 23:25
Three more exits from the Main Event as the players below hit the rail.
34th – £2,200 – Dinarte DeSousa
35th – £2,200 – Terene Kerwin
36th – £2,200 – Bilal Bensahnoune
Just 17 minutes of play left today before we bag up for the night.
Double For Pickles – 04/02/2017 – 23:15
Les Kearney opens to 12,000, Carl Pickles playing ten big blinds moves all in from the big blind and Les makes the quick call.
Carl tables and is in bad shape against the of Les.
The flop comes
The turn card
Pickles asks for if there are any sevens in the deck and the dealer finds one as it comes on the river!!
Carl doubles up to 150,000 while Les is left with 70,000.
Last Level Exits – 04/02/2017 – 23:05
Fast furious here during the last level of play, as they short stacks who are now guaranteed £2,200 try to spin their stacks up. It’s been no good for the three players below as we are now down to 36.
37th – £2,200 – Arron Fletcher
38th – £2,200 – Daniel Parsonage
39th – £2,200 – Brian Peattie
Chip Counts – 04/02/2017 – 22:55
|Dinarte De Sousa||170000|
The Last Level – 04/02/2017 – 22:43
The players are now seated to begin the last level of the day.
The blinds are now 3,000/6,000 with a 500 ante.
39 players remaining.
Break Time – 04/02/2017 – 22:26
Break time now for the remaining players as they take 15 minutes.
Louise Duffy 40th – 04/02/2017 – 22:23
Louise Duffy moves all in for her 90,000 stack and is called by Zapatero Gomez
Louise tables and has run into the of Zapatero.
The board rus out
Jacks hold for Zapatero who takes the pot and now has around 750,000!!
We lose Louise Duffy in 40th place for £2,200.
Kimber Bubbles – 04/02/2017 – 22:05
Ross Boatman moves all in or his stack of 70,000, the action folds to Jeff Kimber who calls all in for his 40,000, putting himself at risk… The other tables finish their hands and the cards are tabled:
The flop comes
The turn card
The river card !!!
Ross rivers a three outer to take the pot and eliminate Jeff on the bubble!
Dedusha Done – 04/02/2017 – 21:57
We lose Artan Dedusha from the field. With his exit we are now on the bubble!!
Hand for hand!
Gamito Gone – 04/02/2017 – 21:51
Daniel Barriocanal makes it 13,500, and is called by Alexis Zervos. The action then comes to Jose Gamito who moves all in for his 127,000 stack. Daniel gets out of the way and Alexis makes the quick call.
Jose tables and will need to get lucky against the of Alexis.
The board runs out
Queens hold for Alexis as he takes the 300k pot, moving his stack close to 500k.
Jose heads out as we are now just two off the money!!
Pics – 04/02/2017 – 21:43
Maini Exits – 04/02/2017 – 21:37
Vishal Maini gets his last 70,000 all in holding and has a coinflip to win for his tournament life against the of chip leader at the start of the day, Paul Romain.
The flop comes which gives Paul top set, Vishal picks up four outs with a gut shot.
The turn card comes
The river card
The set holds for Paul as he increases his stack to 355,000.
Vishal heads out of the tournament 6 from the money.
Level 17 – 04/02/2017 – 21:32
The blinds increase as we begin the next level of play.
They are now 2500/5000 with a 500 ante.
47 players remaining.
Down Under 50 – 04/02/2017 – 21:28
Down to 47 players now in the main event as we lose:
We are now just seven players from the money!!!
Last Two Tables of Counts – 04/02/2017 – 21:23
Artan Dedusha – 150,000
Nathan Rosinger – 110,000
Fahd Bennanismires – 250,000
Brian Peattie – 45,000
Louise Duffy – 70,000
Zapatero Gomez – 350,000
James Simms – 110,000
Jan Naderzadeh – 55,000
Marius Heiene – 75,000
Ross Boatman – 200,000
Raul Martinez – 230,000
Priyan Demel – 180,000
Chi Zhang – 310,000
Joseph Johnson – 100,000
Bilal Bensahnoune – 185,000
Nguyen Le – 120,000
Luke Wozniak – 75,000
Nine Lives for Rauta – 04/02/2017 – 21:10
Muskan Sethi opens the action and is three bet by Alexandru Rauta who makes it 50,000 from his 60,000 stack.
Muskan announces call and the two players see a flop of despite one player saying the cards should be on their backs, but Alex still has chips behind the line.
Muskan is first to act and announces all in, Alex shrugs his shoulders and makes the call for his tournament life.
Muskan tables for top pair and top kicker, which leads the way against the of Alex.
The turn card comes giving Muskan top two…
The river card comes !!
Alex manages to hit a two outer, to take the pot and double up to 130,000!! A great comeback considering he was down to fumes 15 minutes ago.
Pictures – 04/02/2017 – 21:02
More Counts – 04/02/2017 – 20:53
Chris Walker – 300,000
Paul Romain – 375,000
Vishal Maini – 130,000
Carl Pickles – 110,000
Dinarte De Sousa – 200,000
Josh Green – 100,000
Rajiv Sakaria – 180,000
Les Kearney – 175,000
Ming Ju – 2220,000
Piergiorgio Dancona – 140,000
Dervis Ozkarapinar – 40,000
Arron Fletcher – 190,000
Miroslav Kusnir – 275,000
Samuel Meeuse – 130,000
Daniel Barriocanal – 400,000
Jeff Kimber – 50,000
Chippies – 04/02/2017 – 20:40
Terry Kerwin – 135,000
Patrick Uzan – 160,000
Simon Deadman – 211,000
Mo Muse – 72,400
Oscar Dharamshi – 303,100
Sandro Mescola – 66,700
Giulio Mascolo – 103,500
Paul Siddle – 177,000
Lam Trinh – 91,000
David Pedro – 170,000
Eftighios Hadjioannou – 85,000
Muskan Sethi – 190,000
Alexandru Rauta – 60,000
Dervis Ozkarapinar – 80,000
Aditya Agarwal – 230,000
Alex Zervos – 280,000
Mike Campbell – 190,000
Jose Gamito – 200,000
Chip Counts Coming – 04/02/2017 – 20:30
The chip counts weren’t done at the break, but we will try and get them all if for you in the next half an hour or so.
Level 16 – 04/02/2017 – 20:25
The players are now back as we begin level 16.
The blinds are 2,000/4,000 with a 400 ante.
54 players remaining.
Break Time – 04/02/2017 – 20:06
Break time now for the players as they take 15 minutes.
Snaps From The Room – 04/02/2017 – 19:55
Gang Wang (below)
Carl Pickles (below)
Live Stream – 04/02/2017 – 19:45
Don’t forget to tune into our live stream with all hole cards shown.
The Tower will bring you all commentary on a 30 minute delay.
You can watch it HERE!!
Bust Outs – 04/02/2017 – 19:30
Things are getting a little cagey here as we begin to approach the money.
A couple more exits from the field though as we lose Joe Walsh & Mihaita Croitoru
Level 15 – 04/02/2017 – 19:13
The blinds increase as we begin level number 15.
They are now 1500/3000 with a 400 ante.
60 players remaining, 40 will be paid
Bounty Result – 04/02/2017 – 19:05
GUKPT Side Event
£150 Bounty F/O
1st – £1,300 – Andy Hills
2nd – £865 – Marco Grasso
3rd – £575 – Samir Timuri
4th – £400 – Eusebiu Chirita
5th – £285 – Oliver Renaud
6th – £220 – Gopiraj Sivasundram
7th – £180 – Neil McCulloch
Bust Outs – 04/02/2017 – 18:55
Pictures – 04/02/2017 – 18:45
Full Chip Counts – 04/02/2017 – 18:30
|Pier Girgio Dancona||157000|
|Dinarte De Sousa||114000|
Level 14 – 04/02/2017 – 18:05
The players are back seated as we begin level 14.
They are now 1200/2400 with a 300 ante.
72 players remaining.
Break Time – 04/02/2017 – 17:19
The players are now on a dinner break as they take 45 minutes.
More Exits – 04/02/2017 – 17:15
We thought play would slow down but it shows no signs of it, here during the fourth level off play.
The most recent exits from the field being:
We have just 75 players remaining, meaning we have lost over half the field in the first four levels of today.
Double For Hamid – 04/02/2017 – 17:03
We get to the table on a flop reading bet raise all in and a call between Daniel Barriocanal and Hamid Rowshanei.
Daniel has the best of it tabling for bottom set.
Hamid shows for a flush draw. His all in bet is for just short of 50,000.
The turn card gives Hamid instant service coming , giving him a flush!!
The river card comes
The flush is good for Hamid to take the 115,000 pot.
Daniel has been left with 95,000.
Snaps – 04/02/2017 – 16:55
Chip Counts – 04/02/2017 – 16:45
Andrew Hulme – 70,000
Steve Warburton – 70,000
Gang Wang – 50,000
Jeff Kimber – 35,000
Ross Boatman – 110,000
Louise Duffy – 18,000
Carl Pickles – 100,000
More Exits – 04/02/2017 – 16:35
Prizepool Payout – 04/02/2017 – 16:25
GUKPT London Main Event
£1000 NLHE F/O
1st – £113,000
2nd – £74,000
3rd – £48,900
4th – £29,400
5th – £22,200
6th – £18,200
7th – £14,400
8th – £10,400
9th – £7,800
10th – £6,200
11th – £5,200
12th – £5,200
13th – £5,200
14th – £4,400
15th – £4,400
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
Prizepool – £435,000
Level 13 – 04/02/2017 – 16:20
The blinds increase as we begin level 13.
They are now 1,000/2,000 with a 300 ante.
90 player remaining.
Aces No Good – 04/02/2017 – 16:10
We get to the table on a flop of where Alexis Fleur gets his 35,000 stack all in holding against the of Josh Green who has flopped a flush draw and bottom pair.
The turn card comes !! Josh takes the lead with trips.
The river card
Josh takes the pot with trip twos and now has 120,000.
Very unlucky for Alexis as he heads out of the tournament.
Bounty Winner – 04/02/2017 – 15:59
Well done to Andy Hills who shipped the bounty side event last night.
Bust Outs – 04/02/2017 – 15:50
Down to 100 players now in the GUKPT Main Event as we lose:
Big Stacks – 04/02/2017 – 15:40
Pictures – 04/02/2017 – 15:30
Level 12 – 04/02/2017 -15:20
The players are back seated as we begin level 12.
The blinds are now 800/1600 with a 200 ante.
114 players remaining.
Break Time – 04/02/2017 – 15:01
Break time now for the players as they take their first 15 minute break of the day.
The Legend – 04/02/2017 – 14:44
Freddy Deeb – $8.5million in live tournament earnings, 2 WSOP Bracelets, 2 time WPT Champion and all round nice guy. What a legend, he started the day with just 18k and is still fighting on.
Streaming Issues – 04/02/2017 – 14:33
It seems this week we have been having a lot of problems with the stream. We can only apologise. We’re working on these issues and hopefully everything will be sorted for our new live stream table which includes Steve Warburton.
Level 10 Exits – 04/02/2017 – 14:18
A ridiculous amount of exits here during the first level of play. Those who are no longer with us are:
Level Up – 04/02/2017 – 14:01
The blinds increase as we begin the second level of the day.
They are now 600/1200 with a 200 ante.
125 players remaining.
Pictures – 04/02/2017 – 13:50
Connection Problems – 04/02/2017 – 13:40
We’ve had connection problems over the last 30 minutes or so, but hopefully that’s sorted now and we will get back to the action on the tables.
Early Exits – 04/02/2017 – 13:16
We expect a lot of exits in the first level or so. We usually have around 30.
Players who didn’t survive the first 15 minutes are:
Shuffle Up & Deal – 04/02/2017 – 13:01
The cards are in the air as we begin Day 2.
The blinds are starting at 500/1000 with a 100 ante.
154 players remaining.
Players Called In – 04/02/2017 – 12:50
The players have just been called in to take their seats.
We should be underway in 10 minutes.
Day Two Seating – 04/02/2017 – 12:40
|Dinarte||Araujo De Sousa||26||8||61200|
Welcome To Day 2 – 04/02/2017 – 12:30
Good afternoon and welcome back to the Poker Room in London for the second day of the GUKPT Main Event.
From the 435 entries we have a massive 154 players coming back to play another nine levels of play. We’re looking forward to what should be a fantastic days play with some great names coming back.
Paul Romain leads the way after finishing yesterday with 180,000 which is good for the chip lead. Chi Zhang is in second place, who finished Day 1a as chip leader from that day.
We’ll be with you for the duration of play today, bringing you live blog updates, pictures, chip counts and the live stream that runs on a thirty minute delay with all hole cards shown.
Play will begin at 1pm.
Day Two Chip Counts – 04/02/2017 – 00:35
Full chip counts of the 154 players who have made it through to Day 2.
|Dinarte||Araujo De Sousa||61200|
|Jules Hugo Tiger||Dickerson||6400|