GUKPT London Final Day Blog

Published On July 8, 2018 |

GUKPT London Winner Patrik Szabo – 08/07/2018 – 23:05

 

 

 

 


 

Final Hand & Interviews – 08/07/2018 – 23:01

 


 

Prizepool Payout – 08/07/2018 – 22:50

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

1st – £49,150 – Patrik Szabo
2nd – £32,600 – Rob Boon
3rd – £19,850 – Steven Cole
4th – £12,550 – Jamie Le
5th – £8,400 – Paul Scipioni
6th – £6,100 – Keith Ongxun
7th – £4,650 – Kev Houghton
8th – £3,950 – Mor Kamber
9th – £3,200 – Vikrum Mehta
10th – £2,850 – Kevin Williams
11th – £2,550 – Ryan Mandara
12th – £2,300 – Tomasz Szczerbinski
13th – £2,150 – Michael Rowan
14th – £1,950 – Justinas Pactauskas
15th – £1,800 – Dahe Liu
16th – £1,800 – anon
17th – £1,600 – Adrian Ballica
18th – £1,600 – Matteo Mutti
19th – £1,600 – Joe Grech
20th – £1,450 – Janos Nemeth
21st – £1,450 – James Spencer
22nd – £1,450 – Alastair Akenhead
23rd – £1,450 – Marius Hutupasu
24th – £1,250 – Hamish Mojaria
25th – £1,250 – Anon
26th – £1,250 – Shahin Farnood
27th – £1,250 – David Holt
28th – £1,250 – Dhost Grabie
29th – £1,050 – Sachin Joshi
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

It’s All Over – 08/07/2018 – 22:40

No spin up for Rob and he exits the tournament in 2nd place for £32,600. Another great run, but sadly he is the bridesmaid again.

 

 

Patrik Szabo is the GUKPT London Main Event champion taking home a massive £49,150!!

 


 

Biggest Pot Of The Tournament – 08/07/2018 – 22:30

 

On a board reading 3–2–J–4

The two players get it all in for all but 35,000 of the chips in the tournament.

Rob tables Queens for an over pair, but it’s no good as Patrick has the nuts with 5-6.

The river is a meaningless 10 and Rob is crippled down to 35,000!!

Patrick has 7.1million.

 


 

 

Break Time – 08/07/2018 – 22:10

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

 


 

Steven Cole 3rd – 08/07/2018 – 22:05

Steven gets up to 500k, but can’t manage to get over ten bigs and busts the main event in third.

He takes home £19,850 for his efforts.

We are now heads up!!


 

Huge Flip – 08/07/2018 – 21:50

Patrik all in holding :QhJd against the of Steven.

The board runs out

Patrik takes the pot and doubles up to a massive 3.4million!

Steven is left with just 35,000!


 

 

Chip Counts – 08/07/2018 – 21:40

Rob Boon  – 3.5million

Steven Cole – 1.7million

Patrik Szabo – 1.7million

 


 

Jamie Le 4th – 08/07/2018 – 21:20

Jamie Le moves all in and is called by Steven Cole.

Jamie tables and is in bad shape against the 7-7 of Steven.

No three on the board and we lose Jamie in 4th place for £12,550.

Steven now has 1.4million.

 


Boon Big Stack – 08/07/2018 – 21:15

Rob Boon has just took an absolutely MONSTER off Patrick!!

On the river Patrick bets 550,000 and Rob calls with FOURTH pair!!

Fourth pair is good and Rob now has 4.5million of the 7 million in play.

 


 

 


 

Paul Scipioni 5th – 08/07/2018- 20:52

What a brutal 30 minutes for Paul Scipioni!!

He shoves the small blind and is called by Patrik Szabo again in the big blind.

Paul tables and will need help against the of Patrick.

The flop comes as both player flop a pair.

The turn card as Paul turns a straight draw…

The river card .

Paul loses the third hand in a row against PAtrik and heads out in 5th place for £8,400.


 

Scipioni Short Stack – 08/07/2018 – 20:42

The action folds round to Paul Sipioni in the small blind who moves all in for 1.5million attacking the big blind of Patrik Szabo who has 900k in the big blind.

Patrik calls it off and the cards go on their backs.

Patrick tables which is ahead of the of Paul

The board runs out

The king plays for Patrick who takes the pot and has now doubled up to 1.9million.

Paul is left with 600k.


 

Double For Patrik – 08/07/2018 – 20:30

Patrik gets his short stack all in holding against the of Paul Scipioni.

The flop comes as Paul flop a set, but Patrik flops a flush draw.

The turn card comes giving Patrik even more outs with a straight draw…

The river card comes !!

Patrik rivers the flush to double up to 1.1million!!

Paul is down to 1.5million.


 

Chip Counts – 08/07/2018 – 20:20

Robert Boon 2495000
Paul Scipioni 1975000
Steven Cole 1455000
Jamie Le 755000
Patrik Szabo 485000

 


 

Level 28 – 08/07/2018 – 20:15

The players are back seated as we begin level number 28

The blinds are now 30,000/60,000 with a 5,000 ante.

5 players remaining still.

 


 

Break Time – 08/07/2018 – 19:59

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

 


 

Keith Ongxun 6th – 08/07/2018 – 19:25

Keith Ongxun gets his 300,000 all in holding against the of Steve Cole.

The board runs out

Tens are good for Steve to take the pot, he is now up to 1.1million.

Unlucky for Keith as he loses the flip and heads out in 6th place for £6,100

 


 

Blinds Up – 08/07/2018 – 19:01

The blinds increase as we begin level number 27.

They are now 25,000/50,000 with a 5,000 ante.


 

Double For Cole – 08/07/2018 – 18:30

Steven Cole shoves over an open from Keith Ongxun who quickly makes the call.

Steven tables and is in bad shape against the of Keith.

The flop comes

The turn card comes giving Steven some outs as he picks up an open ended straight draw…

The river card comes !!!

Straight for Steven as he doubles up to 960,000!!

 


 

Chip Counts – 08/07/2018 – 18:12

Paul Scipioni 2,065,000
Robert Boon 1,690,000
Keith Ongxun 1,005,000
Jamie Le 480,000
Steven Cole 315,000
Patrik Szabo 161,000

 


 

Level 26 – 08/07/2018 – 18:01

The players are back seated as we begin level number 26.

The blinds are now 20,000/40,000 with a 5,000 ante.

6 players remaining.


 

Break Time – 08/07/2018 – 17:45

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

Chip counts to follow.

 


 

Left To Play For – 08/07/2018 – 17:25

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


 

 

 

Kev Houghton 7th – 08/07/2018 – 17:10

Paul Scipioni opens, Kev Houghton moves all in for his 450k stack and Paul makes the quick call when the action comes back to him.

Kev tables and is in bad shape against the of Paul

The board comes down

Queens hold as Paul increases his stack to 2.6million.

We lose Kev Houghton in 7th place for £4,650.

 


 

Mor Kamber 8th – 08/07/2018 – 16:55

Patrik Szabo opens, Mor shoves for her 10 bigs and Patrik makes the quick call.

Mor tables and is in bad shape against the of Patrik

The board runs out

The king plays for Patrik who takes the pot.

We lose Mor Kamber in 8th place for £3,950.


 

 

Vikrum Mehta 9th – 08/07/2018 – 16:40

HUGE flip!!

A huge coinflip for 1.7million chips, a chip lead pot.

Vikrum Mehta holding against the Pauul Scipioni.

The board runs out

Queens hold for Paul who takes the pot, he increases his chip lead to 2.2million!

We lose Vikrum Mehta in 9th place for £3,200.

 


 

The Finalists – 08/07/2018 – 16:30


 

Final Table Seating – 08/07/2018 – 16:20

 

Seat 1 Jamie Le 341,000
Seat 2 Steven Cole 330,000
Seat 3 Robert Boon 1,121,000
Seat 4 Paul Scipioni 1,300,000
Seat 5 Kevin Houghton 421,000
Seat 6 Vikrum Mehta 898,000
Seat 7 Patrik Szabo 1,276,000
Seat 8 Keith Ongxun 1,140,000
Seat 9 Mor Kamber 310,000

 

Final Table Begins – 08/07/2018 – 16:10

The GUKPT London Final Table is now underway!!

9 player remaining with £49,150 up top!!


 

Break Time – 08/07/22018 – 15:50

20 minute beak now for the players.

Then we will begin the final table.

 


 

Kevin Williams 10th – 08/07/2018 – 15:40

Kevin Williams gets his ten bigs stack all in holding and runs into the ACES of Keith Ongxun.

No help on the board for Kev as it runs out

Keith takes the pot with two pair and will take a million into the final table.

We lose Kevin Williams in 10th place for £2,850.


 

Level Up – 08/07/2018 – 15:20

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

They are now 12,000/24,000 with a 3,000 ante

10 players remaining.


 

Hand for hand – 08/07/2018 – 15:10

We are now hand for hand for the final table. 10 players remaining.

 


 

Ryan Mandara 11th – 08/07/2018 – 14:50

Vikrum Mehta opens to 40,000, Ryan Mandara moves all in for around 400,000! Paul Scipioni also moves all in, having Ryan covered. Vik gets out of the way and the cards go on their backs….

Ryan tables Ace Queen against the Ace King of Paul.

The board runs out 3–9–5–8–10.

Paul takes the pot with Ace-King high and now has around 1.4million.

We lose Irish open Winner Ryan Mandara in 11th place for £2,550.

 

Tomasz Szczerbinski 12th – 08/07/2018 – 14:32

Tomasz Szczerbinski gets his short stack all in holding Ace-8 against the of Vikrum Mehta.

The flop comes giving Tomasz top pair, but Vikrum a flush draw.

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

The river is another ace giving Tomasz trips for a rub down. He leaves us in 12th place for £2,300.

Vikrum increases his chip lead to 1.45million!!

 


 

Chip Counts – 08/07/2018 – 14:23

 

Vikrum Mehta 1,042,000
Robert Boon 857,000
Patrik Szabo 790,000
Jaime Le 762,000
Paul Scipioni 701,000
Kevin Houghton 692,000
Mor Kamber 626,000
Kevin Williams 517,000
Steven Cole 412,000
Ryan Mandara 332,000
Tomasz Szczerbinski 249,000
Keith Ongxun 192,000

 


 

Level 23 – 08/07/2018 – 14:18

The players are back seated as we begin level 23.

The blinds are now 10,000/20,000 with a 2,000 ante.

12 players remaining.


 

Break Time – 08/07/2018 – 14:01

Break time now fr the players as we take 15 minutes.

 


 

Another Two Exits – 08/07/2018 – 13:54

It’s hard to keep up here as we lose another two players.

Justinas Pactauskas finished in 14th place for £1,950.

 

Michael Rowan takes home £2,150 for 13th.


 

Dahe Liu 15th – 08/07/2018 – 13:40

We get to the table as Dahe Liu has his short stack all in holding Ace-King but has run into the ACES of Vikrum Mehta.

No miracle on the board for Dahe and we lose him in 14th place for £1,800.

Vikrum is now chip leader of the tournament with 1.25million!

 


 

Two Exits – 08/07/2018 – 13:30

An exit on each table as we lose:

Adrian  Balica in 17th place for £1,600.

 

Then on the other table we lose anon in 16th place for £1,800.

 


 

Prizepool Payout – 08/07/2018 – 13:24

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 – Matteo Mutti
19th – £1,600 – Joe Grech
20th – £1,450 – Janos Nemeth
21st – £1,450 – James Spencer
22nd – £1,450 – Alastair Akenhead
23rd – £1,450 – Marius Hutupasu
24th – £1,250 – Hamish Mojaria
25th – £1,250 – Anon
26th – £1,250 – Shahin Farnood
27th – £1,250 – David Holt
28th – £1,250 – Dhost Grabie
29th – £1,050 – Sachin Joshi
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

 


 

 

Matteo Mutti 18th – 08/07/2018 – 13:15

Matteo Mutti is the next player to bust the main event. He finishes in 18th place for £1,600.

Kev Houghton is the beneficiary taking Matteos chips an increasing his stack to over 500k.

 


 

Level Up – 08/07/2018 – 13:01

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

They are now 8,000/16,000 with a 2000 ante.

18 players remaining.

 


 

Two Tables – 08/07/2018 – 12:50


 

Grech Gone – 08/07/2018 – 12:40

Joe Grech is the first player to leave us, all in holding 8-9 and is called by Paul Scipioni with A-Q.

No help for Joe and he leaves us in 19th place for £1,600.

With his exit we are now down to the final two tables.

 


 

Start of The Final Day – 08/07/2018 – 12:20

 


 

Shuffle Up & Deal – 08/07/2018 – 12:01

The cards are in the air as we begin Day Three.

The blinds are 6,000/12,000 with a 1,000 ante.

19 players remaining.

 


Players Called In – 08/07/2018 – 12:20

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

We should be underway in 10 minutes.

 

 


 

Day Three Seating Plan – 08/07/2018 – 11:40

2 1 Tan Le 840,000
2 2 Steven Cole 390,000
2 3 Keith Ongxun 409,000
2 5 Patrik Szabo 166,000
2 6 Kevin Williams 615,000
2 9 Adrian Balica 569,000
3 1 Robert Boon 383,000
3 2 Dahe Liu 109,000
3 3 Michael David Rowan 430,000
3 4 Vikrum Mehta 309,000
3 6 Ryan Jonathan Mandara 441,000
3 7 anon 538,000
4 2 Paul Scipioni 200,000
4 3 Justinas Pactauskas 271,000
4 4 Kevin Houghton 449,000
4 5 Joseph Grech 117,000
4 6 Mor Kamber 279,000
4 7 Matteo Mutti 320,000
4 8 Tomasz Adam Szczerbinski 341,000

 


 

Welcome To The Final Day – 08/07/2018 – 11:30

Good afternoon and welcome back to the third and final day of the GUKPT London Main Event. From the 358 entries, we have just 19 players making their way back today.

The players are guaranteed a cash of £1,600 for making Day three, but they all have their eyes on the first placed prize of over £49,000!!

Tan Le leads the players coming back with a stack of 840,000, over 200k more than Kevin Williams who currently holds the second biggest stack in the tournament. Full chip counts are:

Tan Le 840000
Kevin Williams 615000
Adrian Balica 569000
anon 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

Play will begin at noon today and we’re looking forward to what should be another great day of poker. We have no previous Main Event champions in the field, so we will be crowning a NEW GUKPT Champion!!

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