GUKPT London Leg 1 Day 2 Blog

Published On February 2, 2019 |

O’Sullivan Leads Final 20 – 00:20

Day 2 of this huge GUKPT Main Event has flown by! We started the day with 139 players and now there are just 20 remaining. The players who will be back tomorrow are guaranteed at least £3,700, but all have their eyes on the first place prize of £122,460.

Zack O’Sullivan has finished the day as chip leader with 1.2million. He leads the final 20 who will back to play at 12pm tomorrow. Full chip counts are:

Zack Osullivan 1,233,000
Andrew Garland 1,061,000
Chris Howden 688,000
Alexios Zervos 682,000
Victor Ilyukhin 602,000
Zack Chesses 598,000
Paul Siddle557,000
Adel Benmessaoud 500,000
J.V. 375,000
Yazan Mdanat 371,000
Atanas Pavlov 350,000
Patrick Uzan 272,000
Richard Harrison 262,000
Ludovic Geilich 262,000
Steven Chandler 199,000
Christopher Kadji 188,000
Martin Jacobson 171,000
Andreas Orthodoxou 171,000
Mitch Johnson 162,000
S.B.137,000

Join us tomrrow when we will be playing down to a winner and crowning our first champion of 2019.


Prizepool Payout – 00:05

GUKPT Main Event
£1000 NLHE
Entries: 467

1st – £122,460
2nd – £82,800
3rd – £49,900
4th – £30,700
5th – £20,100
6th – £14,600
7th – £11,500
8th – £9,100
9th – £7,400
10th – £6,400
11th – £5,900
12th – £5,500
13th – £5,000
14th – £4,600
15th – £4,600
16th – £4,100
17th – £4,100
18th – £4,100
19th – £3,700
20th – £3,700
21st – £3,700 – Sam Ho
22nd – £3,700 – Mick Fletcher
23rd – £3,200 – Matt Raab
24th – £3,200 – Alasdair Alexander
25th – £3,200 – Alex Kamat
26th – £3,200 – Joe Hindry
27th – £3,200 – Patrick Leonard
28th – £2,700 – Keith Talkington
29th – £2,700 – Ben Winsor
30th – £2,700 – Darren Fuller
31st – £2,700 – Kalidou Sow
32nd – £2,700 – Les Kearney
33rd – £2,300 – Aleks Golubevs
34th – £2,300 – Naaman Morris
35th – £2,300 – Jonathan Weekes
36th – £2,300 – Adam Miller
37th – £2,300 – Kevin Allen
38th – £1,800 – Tony Ringe
39th – £1,800 – Damien Legoff
40th – £1,800 – Julien Terrasson
41st – £1,800 – Driton Haxhaij
42nd – £1,800 – John Ishak


Bagging & Tagging – 23:50

Play has now finished on all tables.

We will post the chip counts up as soon as possible.


Last Four Hands – 23:30

The clock has been paused with 11 minutes remaining.

The players will now play 4 more hands before bagging up for the night.


Last Level Eliminations – 23:01

23rd – £3,200 – Matt Raab
24th – £3,200 – Alasdair Alexander
25th – £3,200 – Alex Kamat
26th – £3,200 – Joe Hindry


Level Up – 22:45

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

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

22 players remaining.


More Bust Outs – 22:30

27th – £3,200 – Patrick Leonard
28th – £2,700 – Keith Talkington
29th – £2,700 – Ben Winsor
30th – £2,700 – Darren Fuller


Exits – 22:15

31st – £2,700 – Kalidou Sow
32nd – £2,500 – Les Kearney
33rd – £2,500 – Aleks Golubevs
34th – £2,300 – Naaman Morris
35th – £2,300 – John Weekes
36th – £2,300 – Adam Miller
37th – £2,300 – Kevin Allen


Chip Counts – 21:55

Adel Benmessaoud 980000
Zack Osullivan 730000
Christopher Richard Howden 600000
Atanas Georgiev Pavlov 543000
Yazan Mdanat 485000
Andreas Orthodoxou 440000
Patrick Brendan Leonard 420000
Richard Paul Harrison 390000
Alexios Zervos 350000
Zack Chesses 345000
Victor Ilyukhin 330000
Jan Vandenbogert 320000
Paul Siddle 303000
Alexander Kamat 287000
Sam Manny Ho 280000
Ludovic Geilich 255000
Christopher Kadji 245000
Andrew Garland244000
Martin Jacobson 243000
Keith Talkington 220000
Matthew Rabb 184000
Steven Chandler 178000
Joe Hindry 165000
Alasdair Alexander 160000
Michael Fletcher 138000
Mitchell Johnson 120000
Patrick Uzan 104000
Sohan Basu 97000
Darren Fuller 91000
Benjamin Winsor68000


Level 19 – 21:45

The players are back seated as we begin level 19.

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

30 players remaining.


Break Time – 21:30

Break time for the players as they take 15 minutes.


The Final Four Tables – 21:05


Min Cashers – 20:45

38th – £1,800 – Tony Ringe
39th – £1,800 – Damien Legoff
40th – £1,800 – Julien Terrasson
41st – £1,800 – Driton Haxhaij
42nd – £1,800 – John Ishak


Level Up – 20:30

The blinds increase to 3,000/6,000 with a 500 ante.

42 players remaining all in the money!!


The Bubble Bursts – 20:20

Just a few hands into the bubble, Toby Wilkins three bet shoves for his 60k stack and is snapped off by chip leader Adel Benmessaoud.

Toy tables A-K and has ran into the ACES of Abel.

The flop comes with a King on it which gives Toby two outs.

The turn card comes a seven.

The river card a 5.

No help for Toby as he bubbles the first main event of the season.


Bubble Time – 20:05

Three more exits from the field and with their eliminations we are now on the bubble!!!

Leon Campbell
Tina Bandyle
Chris Kyriacou


Chip Counts – 19:45

Adel Benmessaoud 620000
Zack Osullivan 620000
Patrick Brendan Leonard 507000
J.V. 479000
Victor Ilyukhin 330000
Michael Fletcher 291000
Yazan Mdanat 288000
Aleksandrs Golubevs 285000
Matthew Rabb 280000
Patrick Uzan 260000
Richard Paul Harrison 250000
Alexios Zervos 245000
Leslie Kearney 240000
Andrew Garland 228000
Christopher Kadji 228000
Julien Terrasson 227000
Martin Jacobson 215000
Alexander Kamat 200000
Alasdair Alexander 200000
Christopher Richard Howden 200000
Naaman Morris 175000
Kalidou Sow 170000
Keith Talkington 155000
Benjamin Winsor 153000
Zack Chesses 142000
Atanas Georgiev Pavlov 135000
Tina Loraine Bandyle 135000
Jonathan Weekes 135000
Ludovic Geilich 134000
Tony Ringe 134000
Kevin Allen 130000
Adam Miller 125000
Joe Hindry 125000
Toby Wilkins 121000
Steven Chandler 120000
Andreas Orthodoxou 103000
Damien Legoff 95000
Sam Manny Ho 92000
Driton Haxhiaj 87000
S.B. 80000
Mitchell Johnson 75000
Christopher Kyriacou 70000
Paul Siddle 65000
Ajay Kejriwal 50000
Darren Fuller 46000
John Sherif Helmy Ishak 45000
Leon Campbell39000

Level 17 – 19:30

The players are back seated as we begin level 17.

The blinds are now 2500/5000 with a 500 ante.

47 players remaining.

Break Time – 19:15

Break time now as we takes 15 minutes.


Ten Off The Money – 18:40

We are now just ten players off the money as we lose:

Boz
Thomas Myland
Joost Schippers
Tom Ward
James Carey
Ning Lu
Tristan Chaplin


Level Up – 18:10

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

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

55 players remaining.


Bust Outs – 17:45

John Harnett
Thomas Winstone
Wesam Akare
Tai Tran
Alex Cinca
Cheng Zhang


Chip Counts – 17:30

Zackary Osullivan 501000
Alexander Kamat 440000
Patrick Uzan 380000
Adel Benmessaoud 355000
Patrick  Leonard300000
Matthew Rabb 284000
Christopher Richard Howden 280000
Yazan Mdanat 280000
Leon Campbell 270000
Kalidou Sow 268000
J.V. 255000
Aleksandrs Golubevs 245000
Victor Ilyukhin 243000
James Carey 241000
Keith Talkington 240000
Toby Wilkins220000
Driton Haxhiaj 199000
Richard Paul Harrison 190000
Mitchell Johnson 180000
Julien Terrasson 180000
Alexios Zervos 164000
Christopher Kadji 160000
Ajay Kejriwal 160000
Kevin Allen160000
Michael Fletcher 158000
Benjamin Winsor153000
Naaman Morris 150000
Zack Chesses 135000
Thomas Myland 129000
Steven Chandler 121000
Ning Lu 120000
Jamie Oconnor 120000
Wesam Akare 116000
Tony Ringe 111000
Sam Manny Ho 103000
Joe Hindry 103000
Joost Schippers 95000
John Sherif Helmy Ishak 90000
Ludovic Geilich 87000
Adam Miller85000
Leslie Kearney 85000
Atanas Georgiev Pavlov 80000
Thomas Winstone 78000
Andreas Orthodoxou 77000
Alasdair Alexander 77000
Mark Wates 76000
Darren Fuller74000
Tristan Chaplin 71000
Christopher Kyriacou 71000
S.B. 70000
R.V.70000
Thomas Ward 65000
John Harnett 65000
Damien Legoff 64000
Per Jacobson 63000
Paul Siddle52000
Dinarte Araujo De Sousa 52000
Cheng Zhang 52000
Andrew Garland 48000
Alexandru Cinca 44000
Jonathan Weekes 43000
Tai Tran 40000
Tina Loraine Bandyle 40000
Cyrus Ghasempour39000


Level 15 – 17:15

The players are back seated as we begin level 15.

The blinds are now 1500/3000 with a 300 ante.

64 players remaining.


Dinner Break – 16:15

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

Full chip counts will be up shortly.


Down to 70 – 16:06

We are now down to just 70 players in the GUKPT London Main Event as we lose the players below:

Yudhishter Jaswal
Bernardo Battistotti
Michael Isiguzo
Wadey Ashraf
Paul Scipioni
Ahmed Abdella

Side Event Starts – 15:55

The side event has just started here in the Poker Room.

£250+£25 Buy In with late registration open until 6:15pm.


Chip Counts – 15:40

Some chip counts from around the tables.:

Joe Hindry – 80,000
Martin Jacobson – 80,000
Thomas Ward – 20,000
Darren Fuller – 20,000
Aleks Golubevs – 200,000
Tristan Chaplin – 68,000
Thomas Myland – 140,000
Tina Bandyle – 80,000
Wadey Ashraf – 30,000
Ben Winsor – 100,000
Les Kearney – 80,000


Level Up – 15:15

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

They are now 1200/2400 with a 300 ante.

81 players remaining.


Bust Outs – 15:01

Jiaze Liu
Colin Gillon
John Bousfield
Sam Goodman
David Clarkson
Jie Tian
Eric Chen
Andrey Veselov
Ertan Sumer


Big Stacks – 14:30

Anand Kamat360000
Adel Benmessaoud285000
Driton Haxhiaj265000
James Carey260000
Zackary Osullivan227000
Keith Talkington201000
Victor Ilyukhin200000
Leon Campbell190000
J.V.189000
Alexios Zervos185000
Wesam Akare180000
Kalidou Sow175000
Mitchell Johnson175000
Dinarte Araujo De Sousa168000
Julien Terrasson165000
Patrick Uzan160000
Jamie Oconnor160000
Kevin Allen155000
Michael Fletcher145000
Ajay Kejriwal140000


Level 13 – 14:15

The players are back from their first break as we begin level number 13 of the tournament.

The blinds are now 100/2000 with a 200 ante.

100 players remaining.


Break Time – 14:01

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


Eliminations – 13:48

The players below didn’t make it through the first session of the day:

Rory Liffey
Jeff Kimber
Ali Mallu
Lei Wang
James Brady
Marc Foggin
Josh Boulton
Carlos Citara


Table Shots – 13:35


Prizepool Payout – 13:18

GUKPT Main Event
£1000 NLHE
Entries: 467

1st – £122,460
2nd – £82,800
3rd – £49,900
4th – £30,700
5th – £20,100
6th – £14,600
7th – £11,500
8th – £9,100
9th – £7,400
10th – £6,400
11th – £5,900
12th – £5,500
13th – £5,000
14th – £4,600
15th – £4,600
16th – £4,100
17th – £4,100
18th – £4,100
19th – £3,700
20th – £3,700
21st – £3,700
22nd – £3,700
23rd – £3,200
24th – £3,200
25th – £3,200
26th – £3,200
27th – £3,200
28th – £2,700
29th – £2,700
30th – £2,700
31st – £2,700
32nd – £2,700
33rd – £2,300
34th – £2,300
35th – £2,300
36th – £2,300
37th – £2,300
38th – £1,800
39th – £1,800
40th – £1,800
41st – £1,800
42nd – £1,800


Level Up – 13:01

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

They are now 800/1600 with a 200 ante.

112 players remaining.


More Bust Outs – 12:30

Another ten minutes passes which means we lose another ten players:

Ryan Mandara
Vinod Fernandez
David L’honore
J.C.
Patrick Fahy
Rick Trigg
Ryan Fronda
Guilo Mascolo
Madlena Trifonova
David Barnes


Exits – 12:15

It’s fast and furious here as always at the start of Day 2.

We have lost 10 players in the first ten minutes:

Guy Taylor
Raphael Ajayi
Muskan Sethi
Jiushuang Wang
Katie Swift
Jimmy Kebe
James Parker
Gabriel Ene
Youness Barakat
Mikelle Degiovanni

Shuffle Up & Deal – 12:01

The cards are in the air as we begin Day 2.

The blinds are 600/1200 with a 100 ante.

139 players start the day.


Day 2 Chip Counts – 11:58

James Carey258,300
Driton Haxhiaj 203,000
Keith Talkington 195,500
Anand Kamat 189,100
Ajay Kejriwal 160,400
Thomas Winstone 148,100
Zackary Osullivan147,200
John Harnett 147,000
Patrick Brendan Leonard 142,000
Leon Campbell 139,400
Andrew Garland 138,000
J.V. 137,200
Axat Mawji 130,900
D.L. 130,700
Cheng Zhang 129,600
Alexios Zervos128,000
Alli Mallu 126,800
Kalidou Sow 120,000
Mitchell Johnson118,900
Jamie Oconnor 117,600
Haoran Cai 110,300
Colin Gillon 106,700
Ning Lu 103,000
Alper Gocer102,200
Victor Ilyukhin 99,700
Wesam Akare98,900
Sam Manny Ho 94,700
Michael Sheppard 93,700
Alexander Zeligman93,700
Carlos Citara 93,200
Tristan Chaplin 91,300
M.P.91,100
Sebastian Jancso 89,000
Richard Paul Harrison 88,600
Tina Loraine Bandyle 88,000
Tony Ringe86,300
Ertan Sumer 83,100
Joseph Townsend82,900
Sam Goodman 82,200
Dinarte Araujo De Sousa 81,500
Nathan Lee 80,000
Christopher Richard Howden 78,800
Richard Trigg 78,600
Joost Schippers 78,500
Richard Glading 78,000
Toby Wilkins 76,400
Patrick Uzan75,500
Per Jacobson 74,700
Adel Benmessaoud73,000
Benjamin Ohana 72,100
Benjamin Winsor 72,000
Ludovic Geilich 70,600
Jags Minglani 69,200
Julien Terrasson 69,000
Adam Miller 68,800
Michael Isiguzo68,000
Paul Siddle67,700
George Hassabis67,200
Mark Wongtzeyi65,900
Naaman Morris64,800
Angelos Nastosmegas64,100
Joe Hindry63,800
Steven Chandler63,300
Kevin Allen59,000
S.V.59,000
Wenbin Chen58,000
John Sherif Helmy Ishak 57,700
Joseph Grech57,200
Felix Stephensen 56,900
Jonathan Weekes55,000
Amir Malik 55,000
Cyrus Ghasempour 53,800
Giulio Mascolo53,500
David Lhonore51,200
David Johnson 51,200
Christopher Kyriacou 50,800
Ashley Marc Locker50,800
Michael Fletcher50,200
Jiushuang Wang50,000
Christopher Cunliffe 49,500
John Bousfield48,700
Ben Maregedze 48,400
Paul Scipioni47,100
Jiaze Li47,000
R.V46,600
Ahmed Arif44,800
Yudhishter Jaswal44,700
David Clarkson44,000
Madlena Trifonova43,100
Alexandru Cinca42,900
Raphael Ajayi42,500
Andreas Orthodoxou41,200
Alasdair Alexander 40,700
Nikolaj Laerke40,300
Mark Wates39,700
Matthew Rabb39,500
Muskan Sethi39,100
Christopher Kadji38,000
Yazan Mdanat 36,100
James Arthur Brady35,300
Lawrence Samuel35,100
Thomas Ward34,800
Leslie Kearney34,600
David Barnes34,300
Zack Chesses34,200
Tai Tran34,000
S.B33,500
Gabriel Ene33,300
James Parker33,000
Lei Wang32,400
Rory Liffey32,000
Bernardo Battistotti31,800
Thomas Myland 31,700
Atanas Georgiev Pavlov31,500
Vinod Fernandez31,000
Kfir Ivgi30,600
J.C.29,800
Andrey Veselov29,500
Katie Swift29,200
Darren Fuller28,300
Stuart Rutter27,500
J.M.27,300
Waheed Ashraf26,500
Ahmed Abdella 26,200
Joshua James Boulton24,400
David Zermon22,200
Aleksandrs Golubevs22,000
Jeffrey Kimber21,600
Damien Legoff21,400
Sum Yip21,000
Youness Barakat20,400
Patrick Fahy19,000
Marc Foggin15,400
Jie Tian15,300
Mikelle Degiovanni 14,800
Jimmy Kebe14,700
Ryan Fronda14,000
Ryan Jonathan Mandara 13,400
Guy Taylor11,700

Players Called In – 11:50

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

We will be underway in 10 minutes time.


Welcome To Day 2 – 11:30

Good morning and welcome back to Day 2 of The GUKPT London Main Event.

There are 139 players making their way back today to play another ten levels of play.

James Carey leads and will be on our feature table.

There’s a massive £467,000 in the prizepool, with 42 players being paid and the winner taking home £122,000!!

It should be another great day of poker and we will begin at 12pm.


Day 2 Seating Plan – 01:01

11
James Carey 258,300
12Wesam Akare 98,900
13Alli Mallu 126,800
14Patrick Leonard 142,000
15Joshua Boulton 24,400
16Muskan Sethi 39,100
17Gabriel Ene 33,300
18Ludovic Geilich 70,600
19Victor Ilyukhin 99,700
21Paul Siddle 67,700
22Mitchell Johnson 118,900
23Steven Chandler 63,300
24S.V. 59,000
25Naaman Morris 64,800
26Dinarte Araujo De Sousa 81,500
27Carlos Citara 93,200
28James Arthur Brady 35,300
29Toby Wilkins 76,400
31Adel Benmessaoud 73,000
32Raphael Ajayi 42,500
33Ryan Jonathan Mandara 13,400
34Giulio Mascolo 53,500
35Darren Fuller 28,300
36Richard Glading 78,000
37Benjamin Ohana 72,100
38Felix Stephensen 56,900
39Julien Terrasson 69,000
41Paul Scipioni 47,100
42Tai Tran 34,000
43Tristan Chaplin 91,300
44David Zermon 22,200
45Christopher Kyriacou 50,800
46Angelos Nastosmegas 64,100
47Alexandru Cinca 42,900
48Youness Barakat 20,400
49Thomas Ward 34,800
51David Johnson 51,200
52Katie Swift 29,200
53Joe Hindry 63,800
54Kfir Ivgi 30,600
55Ashley Marc Locker 50,800
56Rory Liffey 32,000
57Atanas Georgiev Pavlov 31,500
58David Lhonore 51,200
59J.C. 29,800
61Joseph Grech 57,200
62Wenbin Chen 58,000
63M.P. 91,100
64Adam Miller 68,800
65Amir Malik 55,000
66
67Mikelle Degiovanni 14,800
68Kevin Allen 59,000
69Andrew Garland 138,000
71John Sherif Helmy Ishak 57,700
72John Harnett 147,000
73Jiushuang Wang 50,000
74Richard Paul Harrison 88,600
75Guy Taylor 11,700
76Stuart Rutter 27,500
77Joseph Townsend 82,900
78
79Alasdair Alexander 40,700
81Jie Tian 15,300
82Leslie Kearney 34,600
83Anand Alexander Kamat 189,100
84Axat Mawji 130,900
85Richard Trigg 78,600
86Mark Wongtzeyi 65,900
87Damien Legoff 21,400
88John Bousfield 48,700
89Joost Schippers 78,500
91Andreas Orthodoxou 41,200
92David Barnes 34,300
93S.B. 33,500
94Benjamin Winsor 72,000
95Lawrence Samuel 35,100
96Jonathan Weekes 55,000
97Leon Campbell 139,400
98Nikolaj Laerke 40,300
99Sum Yip 21,000
101Thomas Winstone 148,100
102Michael Sheppard 93,700
103Yazan Mdanat 36,100
104Michael Isiguzo 68,000
105Sebastian Jancso 89,000
106Andrey Veselov 29,500
107D.L. 130,700
108Bernardo Battistotti 31,800
109Zack Chesses 34,200
111James Parker 33,000
112Matthew Rabb 39,500
113Waheed Ashraf 26,500
114
115Patrick Fahy 19,000
116Jimmy Kebe 14,700
117Haoran Cai 110,300
118Jamie Oconnor 117,600
119Driton Haxhiaj 203,000
121Cyrus Ghasempour 53,800
122Alexander Zeligman 93,700
123Cheng Zhang 129,600
124Mark Wates 39,700
125Tony Ringe 86,300
126David Clarkson 44,000
127Jiaze Li 47,000
128Ahmed Abdella 26,200
129Christopher Richard Howden 78,800
131Jags Minglani69,200
132Alper Gocer102,200
133Ryan Fronda14,000
134Jeffrey Kimber21,600
135Colin Gillon106,700
136Thomas Myland31,700
137Ertan Sumer83,100
138Ben Maregedze48,400
139
141Sam Manny Ho94,700
142Yudhishter Jaswal44,700
143Zackary Osullivan147,200
144George Hassabis67,200
145Christopher Cunliffe49,500
146Lei Wang32,400
147Aleksandrs Golubevs22,000
148Christopher Kadji38,000
149Ning Lu103,000
151J.V.137,200
152J.M.27,300
153Vinod Fernandez31,000
154Tina Loraine Bandyle88,000
155Sam Goodman82,200
156Ahmed Arif44,800
157Michael Fletcher50,200
158Nathan Lee80,000
159Alexios Zervos128,000
161Keith Talkington195,500
162Marc Foggin15,400
163Ajay Kejriwal160,400
164Kalidou Sow120,000
165
166R.V.46,600
167Per Jacobson74,700
168Madlena Trifonova43,100
169Patrick Uzan75,500

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