GUKPT London Day 2 Blog

Published On July 7, 2018 |

End of Day 2 with Kevin Williams – 08/07/2018 – 01:30

 


 

Tan Le Leads Final 19 – 08/07/2018 – 01:10

 

Day 2 has come to a close here at GUKPT London. 19 players have finished the day and will all be back tomorrow to play for the first place prize of £49,150!!

Today has been a great day, starting with 98 and before we knew it, there were just 35 players let, we had hit the bubble!!

No one wanted to be the unlucky bubble boy but after two hours Steven Game was that unfortunate man! Busting Ace-King into the Ace-2 of Rob.

Tan Le has finished the day as chip leader, after eliminating two players in one hand during the last level. He will come back tomorrow with a huge 840,000!! Full chip counts are:

Tan Le 840000
Kevin Williams 615000
Adrian Balica 569000
Sasiharan Pathmanathan 538000
Kevin Houghton 449000
Ryan Mandara 441000
Michael Rowan 430000
Keith Ongxun 409000
Steven Cole 390000
Robert Boon 383000
Tomasz Szczerbinski 341000
Matteo Mutti 320000
Vikrum Mehta 309000
Mor Kamber 279000
Justinas Pactauskas 271000
Paul Scipioni 200000
Patrik Szabo 166000
Joseph Grech 117000
Dahe Liu 109000

We’ll be back tomorrow where we play down to a winner. The tournament will begin at noon with the live stream starting at 12:30pm. Join us then.

 

 

 

 

Play Has Finished – 08/07/2018 – 00:45

Play has now finished on Day 2 of GUKPT London.

We have 20 players remaining and full chip counts will be up as soon as possible.

 


 

Last 6 Hands – 08/07/2018 – 00:32

The clock has been paused with ten minutes remaining.

The players will now play six more hands before bagging up.


 

 

Double Bust Out – 08/07/2018 – 00:30

We get to the table as there is a three way all in:

Marius Hutupasu all in for 100,000 holding
Alastair Akenhead all in for 160,000 with
Tan Le has them both covered and has the best hand with

The board runs out

Queens hold for Tan who takes the pot, he now has around 550,000 and busts two players!!

22nd – £1,450 – Alastair Akenhead
23rd – £1,450 – Marius Hutupasu

 


 

Three More Down – 08/07/2018 – 00:20

Three more players down as we lose:

24th – £1,250 – Hamish Mojaria
25th – £1,250 – Anon
26th – £1,250 – Shahin Farnood


 

 

30 Minutes To Play – 08/07/2018 – 00:10

We have just 30 minutes to play today on Day 2 of the GUKPT London Main Event.

There are 24 players remaining all guaranteed at least £1,250 with a massive £49,150 up top!!

 


 

More Exits – 07/07/2018 – 23:50

27th – £1,250 – David Holt
28th – £1,250 – Dhost Grabie
29th – £1,050 – Sachin Joshi

 


 

 

Level Up – 07/07/2018 – 23:40

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

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

26 players remaining.

 


 

Min Cashers – 07/07/2018 – 23:25

30th – £1,050 – Neil McCulloch
31st – £1,050 – Dhruvin Kothari
32nd – £1,050 – Peter Plater
33rd – £1,050 – Martin Olali
34th – £1,050 – Stuart McNally


 

 

Chip Counts – 07/07/2018 – 23:10

Kevin Williams 675000
Robert Boon 475000
Mor Kamber 460000
Keith Ongxun 428000
Dahe Liu 412000
Tomasz Adam Szczerbinski 391000
Matteo Mutti 365000
Tan Le 360000
Janos Nemeth 350000
Patrik Szabo 275000
Vikrum Mehta 248000
Hamish Morjaria 231000
Ryan Jonathan Mandara 210000
Justinas Pactauskas 190000
Kevin Houghton 185500
Dost Ghrabie 177000
Joseph Grech 170000
Michael David Rowan 161000
Marius Hutupasu 160000
Paul Scipioni 128000
Alastair Akenhead 111000
Sachin Joshi 110000
Steven Cole 103000
James Spencer 100000
Adrian Balica 100000
Shahin Farnood 94000
Sasiharan Pathmanathan 79000
Stuart Mcnally 75000
David Holt 73000
Dhruvinkumar Kothari 64000
Anon 55000
Martin Paul Olali 55000
Neil Mcculloch 50000
Peter Plater 43000

 

Final Session – 07/07/2018 – 23:01

The players are now back seated as we begin the final session.

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

34 players remaining, all guaranteed £1,050.

 


 

Break Time – 07/07/2018 – 22:40

The players will now take a 20 minute break before beginning the last level and a half of play.

 


 

Huge Main Event Bubble! – 07/07/2018 – 22:30

We have just played out a two hour bubble in the GUKPT London Main Event which resulted in Steven Game getting it all in holding Ace-King against the Ace-2 of Rob Boon.

Two on the flop and we lose Steven on the bubble!!

Rob now has around 400,000 chips as all the players are now in the money!!

 


 

Blinds Up – 07/07/2018 – 20:25

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

They are now 2500/5000 with a 500 ante.

37 players remaining

Just three players off the money.


 

Recent Exits – 07/07/2018 – 20:08

Andrew Garland
Nikolay Ponomarev
Jan Naderzadeh
Ranith Wimalaratna
Paul Haycock

 


 

Ash Miah Busts – 07/07/2018 – 19:55

Ash Miah shoves for his last 50k and is called by Joe Grech.

Ash tables Ace-10 and it’s bad news against the Ace-Jack of Joe.

The board runs out

The Jack plays for Joe who takes the pot and now has around 120,000.

We lose Ash from the tournament as we are now down to just 39 players.

5 players off the money.


 

Chip Counts – 07/07/2018 – 19:40

45 Players remaining in the Main Event:

Tan Le 420000
Janos Nemeth 314000
Paul Scipioni 290000
Stuart Mcnally 288000
Dahe Liu 280000
James Spencer 274000
Vikrum Mehta 273000
Dost Ghrabie 268000
Patrik Szabo 264000
Keith Ongxun 260000
Martin Paul Olali 253000
Joel Islagonzalo 213000
Steven Cole 205000
Robert Boon 192000
Steven Game 185000
Michael David Rowan 180000
Alastair Akenhead 174000
Kevin Williams 171000
Sachin Joshi 160000
Shahin Farnood 159000
Anon 158000
Hamish Morjaria 157000
Ryan Jonathan Mandara 155000
Kevin Houghton 152000
Matteo Mutti 144000
Lloyd Godsland 129000
Tomasz Adam Szczerbinski 129000
Mor Kamber 120000
Anon 111000
David Holt 110000
Joseph Grech 99000
Andrew Garland 93000
Marius Hutupasu 88000
Paul Haycock 88000
Ashique Miah 87000
Nikolay Ponomarev 86000
Adrian Balica 79000
Peter Plater 75000
Neil Mcculloch 74000
Andreas Constantinou 58000
Jan Naderzadeh 54000
Sasiharan Pathmanathan 50000
Justinas Pactauskas 50000
Dhruvinkumar Kothari 46000
Ranith Wimalaratna 33000

 

Level 16 – 07/07/2018 – 19:31

The players are back seated as we begin level 16.

The blinds are now 2,000/4,000 with a 500 ante.

44 players remaining.


 

 

Break Time – 07/07/2018 – 19:01

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

 


 

Table Three – 07/07/2018 – 18:30

 

Chips are so much brighter than anything else at the tables.

We’re down to just 48 players in the GUKPT London Main Event.

 

 


 

Level Up – 07/07/2018 – 18:10

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

They are now 1500/3000 with a 300 ante.

50 players remaining.

 


 

Andreas Constantinou Busts – 07/07/2018 – 18:01

We get to the table as Andreas Constantinou is all in for his 60,000 stack against Janos Nemeth.

Andreas tables against the of Janos.

The flop comes

The turn card comes giving Andreas more outs with a straight draw.

The river card

Tens hold for Janos who takes the pot and now has around 210,000.

We lose Andrreas from the field as we are now down to 53 players.


 

 

Bust Outs – 07/07/2018 – 17:45

Exits as we are now down to just 55 players:

Justin Kyriakides
Dhruv Doshi
Martin Bader
Phillip Corion

 


 

Pics – 07/07/2018 – 17:25

A few pictures from the tournament floor:

 


 

Chip Counts – 07/07/2018 – 17:10

Joel Islagonzalo 271000
Martin Paul Olali 240000
Dost Ghrabie 240000
Robert Richmond 235000
Stuart Mcnally 210000
Alastair Akenhead 210000
Neil Mcculloch 200000
Ryan Jonathan Mandara 193000
Kevin Houghton 183000
Tan Le 180000
Ranith Wimalaratna 177000
James Spencer 170000
David Holt 157000
Paul Scipioni 155000
Dahe Liu 155000
Andrew Garland 154000
Vikrum Mehta 145000
Michael David Rowan 145000
Robert Boon 144000
Lloyd Godsland 143000
Shahin Farnood 141000
Tomasz Adam Szczerbinski 140000
Mor Kamber 140000
Janos Nemeth 140000
Vincent Meli 130000
Justinas Pactauskas 130000
Conor Nocher 125000
Joseph Johnson 118000
Hamish Morjaria 117000
Keith Ongxun 116000
Jan Naderzadeh 116000
Andreas Constantinou 113000
Matteo Mutti 106000
Justin Kyriakides 105000
Renee Xie 102000
Steven Cole 91000
Anon 90000
Anon 86000
Marius Hutupasu 81000
Martin Bader 80000
Kevin Williams 75000
Nikolay Ponomarev 71000
Peter Plater 69500
Sachin Joshi 66000
Steven Game 65000
Sasiharan Pathmanathan 65000
Dhruvinkumar Kothari 63000
Patrik Szabo 62000
Anon 60000
Giulio Mascolo 55000
Alexios Zervos 55000
Adrian Balica 55000
Phillip Corion 54000
Joseph Grech 54000
Masoud Etemadiherisi 50000
Kelly Saxby 50000
Paul Haycock 41000
Anon 40000
Colin Caswell 36000
Braz Junior 33000
Ashique Miah 31000
Dhruv Doshi 20000
Ben Maregedze 19000

 

Level 14 – 07/07/2018 – 17:01

The players are back seated as we begin level number 14.

The blinds are 1200/2400 with a 300 ante.

63 players remaining.

 


 

Break Time – 07/07/2018 – 16:01

Break time now for the players as they take an hour for dinner.

 


 

Live Stream – 07/07/2018 – 15:10

Come join The Tower & Jay Harwood here on Day 2 of the GUKPT London Main Event.

There are 73 players remaining in the tournament with 34 being paid.

The money bubble should burst later today and you can watch it all HERE!!

 


 

Level 13 – 07/07/2018 – 15:01

The blinds increase as we begin level 13.

They are now 1,000/2,000 with a 200 ante.

73 players remaining, meaning we lost 25 players in the first two levels of play.

 


 

England Game – 07/07/2018 – 14:45

No break after this level as we are playing three levels of play so everyone can watch the England game in the quarter finals of the World Cup against Sweden.

 


 

 

Table Break – 07/07/2018 – 14:25

Another table break as the players are dropping thick and fast.

The last few players to bust the main event are:

Yiqian Song
Philippe Souki
Roni Tal
Andrey Veselov
Huy Nguyen
Danny Ball
Harvey Norris
Alberto Hernandez

 


 

Start of Day 2 – 07/07/2018 – 14:18

 


 

Level 12 – 07/07/2018 – 14:01

The blinds increase as we begin level 12.

They are now 800/1600 with a 200 ante.

85 players remaining

 


 

Early Exits – 07/07/2018 – 13:35

Michael Kossov
Nicolas Brard
Eugenijus Juska
Timothy Richard Joyner
Nikolai Mamut
Billy Ngo
Noel Broadbent
Lara Howard


 

Prizepool Payout – 07/07/2018 – 13:20

GUKPT London Main Event
£500 NLHE F/O
Entries 358

1st – £49,150
2nd – £32,600
3rd – £19,850
4th – £12,550
5th – £8,400
6th – £6,100
7th – £4,650
8th – £3,950
9th – £3,200
10th – £2,850
11th – £2,550
12th – £2,300
13th – £2,150
14th – £1,950
15th – £1,800
16th – £1,800
17th – £1,600
18th – £1,600
19th – £1,600
20th – £1,450
21st – £1,450
22nd – £1,450
23rd – £1,450
24th – £1,250
25th – £1,250
26th – £1,250
27th – £1,250
28th – £1,250
29th – £1,050
30th – £1,050
31st – £1,050
32nd – £1,050
33rd – £1,050
34th – £1,050

 


 

Shuffle Up & Deal – 07/07/2018 – 13:05

The cards are in the air as we begin level number one of Day 2.

The blinds are now 600/1200 with a 100 ante.

98 players remaining.


 

 

Players Called In – 07/07/2018 – 12:50

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

We should be underway within the next 10 minutes.

 


 

Day 2 Seating Plan – 07/07/2018 – 12:35

Table Seat Forename Surname Chips
2 1 Neil Mcculloch 120000
2 2 Karim Tork 22200
2 3 Billy Ngo 50600
2 4 Janos Nemeth 64800
2 5 Philippe Souki 41400
2 6 Colin Caswell 88200
2 7 Nicolas Brard 62700
2 8 Sachin Joshi 81800
2 9 Stuart Mcnally 260100
3 1 Peter Plater 64500
3 2 Dahe Liu 54300
3 3 Michael Rowan 152800
3 4 Patrik Szabo 74800
3 5 Hamish Morjaria 99000
3 6 Dhruv Doshi 78800
3 7 Nikolai Mamut 48600
3 8 Giulio Mascolo 128000
3 9 David Holt 62800
4 1 Keith Ongxun 45900
4 2 Lloyd Godsland 81200
4 3 Yiqian Song 20000
4 4 Kevin Houghton 119000
4 5 Timothy Joyner 23900
4 6 Braz Junior 43000
4 7 Matteo Mutti 96600
4 8 Anon 75400
4 9 Abhishek Ravi 67500
5 1 James Spencer 187500
5 2 Harvey Norris 20000
5 3 Roni Tal 51400
5 4 Paul Scipioni 59000
5 5 Jan Naderzadeh 60000
5 6 Alexios Zervos 14600
5 7 Lara Howard 26500
5 8 Tan Le 56600
5 9 Eugenijus Juska 29600
6 1 Michael Kossov 37200
6 2 Vincent Meli 126100
6 3 Noel Broadbent 47800
6 4 Martin Bader 117000
6 5 Robert Boon 161600
6 6 Martin Paul Olali 151300
6 7 Anon 53200
6 8 Tomasz Szczerbinski 20800
6 9 Conor Nocher 38700
7 1 Paul Haycock 117400
7 2 Nikolay Ponomarev 65800
7 3 Renee Xie 76000
7 4 Anon 63000
7 5 Keng Cheong 24500
7 6 Justin Kyriakides 50200
7 7 Anon 28800
7 8 Kevin Williams 20000
7 9 Michael John Omahoney 26600
8 1 Jack Ivermee 39600
8 2 Andrey Veselov 96500
8 3 Joseph Grech 39000
8 4 Adrian Balica 54200
8 5 Dhruvinkumar Kothari 21000
8 6 Joel Islagonzalo 84600
8 7 Andreas Constantinou 110500
8 8 Alan Mcbride 44600
8 9 Brian Caswell 29100
9 1 Steven Game 86900
9 2 Mor Kamber 117500
9 3 Getnet Hailu 96000
9 4 Kelly Saxby 52500
9 5 Zhen Shao 43200
9 6 Gary Bertram 65700
9 7 Dost Ghrabie 87000
9 8 Vikrum Mehta 42800
9 9 Joseph Johnson 136000
10 1 Steven Cole 119700
10 2 Ranith Wimalaratna 121000
10 3 Robert Richmond 20000
10 4 Ryan Mandara 106300
10 5 Nguyen Le 147800
10 6 James Martin 97500
10 7 Shahin Farnood 19700
10 8 Masoud Etemadiherisi 56200
10 9 Dinarte Araujo De Sousa 33900
11 1 Alberto Hernandez 42600
11 2 Danny Ball 29600
11 3 Brynn Kvinlaug 34800
11 4 Huy Nguyen 20300
11 5 Matthew Farrelly 46200
11 6 Andrew Garland 123300
11 7 Neophytos Neophytou 62200
11 8 Thomas Myland 41500
11 9 Marius Hutupasu 76500
12 1 Ben Maregedze 102700
12 2 Daniel Clark 81700
12 3 Marc Inizan 24300
12 4 Justinas Pactauskas 47500
12 6 Ashique Miah 83100
12 7 Alastair Akenhead 133800
12 8 Sasiharan Pathmanathan 97800
12 9 Phillip Corion 40400

 


 

Welcome to Day 2 – 07/07/2018 – 12:20

Good afternoon and welcome back for Day 2 of the GUKPT London Main Event.

From the 358 entries we have 98 players coming back for Day 2 to play another ten levels of play or down to the final table, whichever comes first.

Stuart McNally is the overall chip leader of the players making their way back today, with a huge stack of 260,000!!

We will be playing three hours today before taking a break to watch the second half of the England game.

The team will be here bringing you full coverage of the event. Chip counts, blog updates, pictures and of course our live stream which runs on a thirty minute delay with all hole cards shown.

Good luck to all players playing today, in what should be another great days play.

 

 

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