GUKPT Luton Day 1a Blog

Published On October 11, 2018 |

Jancso Tops 1a – 12/10/2018 – 01:10

 

After ten levels of play Day 1a of GUKPT Luton has finished with 34 players from the 109 entries that bought in over the six levels of late registration.

Sebastien Jancso has finished the day on top of the chip counts with a massive stack of 229,000. Full chip counts are:

Sebastian Jancso 229000
Daniel Samson 126300
Adam Neal 100800
Angelo Milioto 98800
Alexander Zeligman 89300
Leslie Fenton 86400
Balbir Pottiwal 86200
Andrew Christoforou 82300
John Daniels 82100
Martin Holmes 76500
Samuel Grafton 73000
Dingxiang Ong 68800
Xunen Zheng 67700
Sarah Smith 67600
Thomas Hall 63300
L M 58500
Jonny Mac 56500
Mohammed Ghani 55700
Emran Hussain 53700
Jonathan Schuman 51300
David Crane 50500
James Rann 49900
Alan Gray 47300
Thomas Wallsgrove 46600
Jack Sandford 46300
Antony Wickert 45400
Thomas Treacy 43500
Robert Richmond 40800
John Eames 38300
Andrey Veselov 28700
Michele Dargenio 24300
Michael John Omahoney 19600
Mitchell Johnson 15100
Ryan Mandara 12700

We will be back tomorrow for Day 1b where we are expecting around 200 entries in the main event. Play begins at 1pm, but we’ll be here from 12:30 so join us then.

 

 


 

Play Has Finished – 12/10/2018 – 01:01

Play has now finished on all tables, we will have full chip counts as soon a possible.

 


 

Last Six Hands  – 12/10/2018 – 00:40

The clock has been paused with 11 minutes remaining.

The players will now play 6 more hands before bagging and tagging for the day.

 


 

Wallsgrove Doubles – 12/10/2018 – 00:12

We get to the table as Thomas Wallsgrove is all in for just short of 20k holding against the of Andrew Hulme.

The flop comes as Thomas flops a flush draw

The turn card

The river card !

Thomas rivers top pair to take the pot and double up to 40k.

Andrew is down to around 20,000.

 


 

The Final Level – 11/10/2018 – 23:55

The blinds increase for the last time today as we begin level number ten, they are now 500/1000 with a 100 ante.

45 players remaining.

 


 

Level Nine Exits – 11/10/2018 – 23:49

Bhavin Khatri
David Johnson
Jesse Isaac Chambers
Nicholas Fellone
Peter Robertson

 


 

Double For Sandford – 11/10/2018 – 23:30

The action folds round to Andrey Veselov in the small blind who moves all in! Jack Sandford is in the big blind and he calls off his 19,500 stack.

Andrey tables against the of Jack.

The board runs out

Full house for Jack as he gets a full doulble up to just short of 40,000. Andrey is left with 22,000.


 

 

Big Stacks – 11/10/2018 – 23:10

Sebastian Jancso – 120,000
Balbir Pottiwal – 100,000
Adam Neal – 80,000

 


 

Level 9 – 11/10/2018 – 22:53

The players are back seated as we begin level number 9.

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

54 players remaining.


 

Break Time – 11/10/2018 – 22:40

Break time now for the players as they take 15 minutes

 


 

Cash Games – 11/10/2018 – 22:15

The cash games have just started here in Luton.

At the moment we have two holdem games and a dealers choice game running.

 


 

Counts – 11/10/2018 – 22:02

Raul Martinez – 32,000
Mitch Johnson – 27,000
Sam Grafton – 50,000
Ben Winsor – 65,000
Andy Christoforou – 45,000
Thomas Treacey – 40,000
Michael O’Mahoney – 12,000


 

 

Level 8 – 11/10/2018 – 21:45

The blinds increase as we begin level number eight.

They are now 300/600 with a 50 ante.

60 players remaining.

 


 

Eliminations – 11/10/2018 – 21:30

Freddie Bogie
Driton Haxhiaj
Mark Wongtzeyi
Paul Siddle

 


 

1a Numbers – 11/10/2018 – 21:10

Registration has now closed for Day 1a of the GUKPT Luton Main Event.
 
There has been a great turnout today with 109 entries.


 

Big Stacks – 11/10/2018 – 20:50

Iaran Lightbourne – 85,000
Alex Zeligman – 75,000
Alan Stearn – 66,000
Freddie Bogie – 65,000
John Eames – 64,000
Les Fenton – 60,000
Noel Broadbent – 60,000

 


 

Level 7 – 11/10/2018 – 20:35

The blinds increase as we begin level number 7.

They are now 200/400 with a 50 ante.


 

Break Time – 11/10/2018 – 20:17

Break time now for the players as they take 20 minutes.

 


 

Chip Counts – 11/10/2018 – 20:01

Dan James – 13,000
Antony Wickert – 23,000
Eric Chen – 27,000
Andrew Hulme – 27,000
Jamie Shiells – 9,100


 

Bust Outs – 11/10/2018 – 19:40

Joseph Townsend
Craig Dawson
John Wood
Madlena Trifonova

 


 

 

Level Up – 11/10/2018 – 19:15

The blinds increase as we begin level number six, the last level for buy ins.

They are now 150/300 with a 25 ante.

102 entries so far today.


 

Exits – 11/10/2018 – 18:55

Terry Jordon
Gerald Crone
John Eames
Szymon Zacharczuk

 


 

Omaha Side Event – 11/10/2018 – 18:40

The omaha side event started at 6pm and at the moment there’s 28 players registered.

The tournament is a £150+£15 buy in and late registration is open until 8pm.

 


 

Level 5 – 11/10/2018 – 18:15

The players are back from their complimentary buffet as we begin level number 5.

The blinds are now 100/200 with a 25 ante.

91 entries so far today.


 

 

Dinner Break – 11/10/2018 – 17:15

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

 


 

Bust Outs – 11/10/2018 – 17:01

The most recent exits from the tables:

Szymon Zacharczuk
Raul Martinez
Stephen Bean
Bodo Wagner
Mateusz Wlodkowski

These players all have up until 8:30pm if they would like to re-enter.

 


 

More Counts – 11/10/2018 – 16:45

Ryan Mandara – 20,000
Sam Grafton – 30,000
Craig Dawson – 11,000
John Eames – 25,000
Andrew Christoforou – 30,000


 

Chip Counts – 11/10/2018 – 16:30

Joey Townsend – 18,000
David Crane – 22,000
Tery Jordon – 40,000
JP Kelly – 17,000
Iaran Lightbourne – 50,000

 


 

Level Four – 11/10/2018 – 16:15

The blinds increase as we begin level number four.

They are now 100/200.

83 entries so far today.


 

 

All is Quiet – 11/10/2018 – 16:01

All is quiet here during the third level of the day.

There’s no real action to speak of as the players get a feel for their table.

The tournament so far has attracted 82 entries and late registration is open until 8:30pm.

It could be the first time in a while that we hit over 100 entries on the first day one.


 

Live Stream – 11/10/2018 – 15:40

Come and join The Tower & Jay Harwood HERE on our live stream with all hole cards shown on a thirty minute delay.

We have a great feature table for level three, which includes Sam Grafton, John Eames & Terry Jordon.

 


 

Level Three – 11/10/2018 – 15:15

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

The blinds are now 75/150.

72 entries so far today.

 


 

Break Time – 11/10/2018 – 15:01

Break time for the players as they take 15 minute before beginning level number 3.


 

Cardroom Shot – 11/10/2018 – 14:45

 


 

Incoming Players – 11/10/2018 – 14:30

It’s looking like Luton could be a busy one this week. We’re now up to 60 entries for Day 1a with late registration open for another 6 hours today. Some of the players who have joined the field since we started play are:

Iaran Lightbourne
Sam Grafton
Martin Holmes
Mitch Johnson
David Crane

 


 

Blinds Up – 11/10/2018 – 14:01

No early action to speak of in the first level of play.

The blind now increase to 50/100.

56 entries so far today.

 


 

Side Event Result – 11/10/2018 – 13:32

GUKPT Luton
£150 NLHE Side Event
Entries: 32

1st – £1,800 – Alexander Burton
2nd – £1,200 – Andrey Tin
3rd – £840 – Juha Vilkki
4th – £550 – Gregory Hunt
5th – £410 – Aaron Gallagher

 


 

Playing Today – 11/10/2018 – 13:20

A few players who we have noticed in the field today:

Dinarte De Sousa
Ryan Mandara
John Eames
Craig Dawson


 

 

Shuffle Up & Deal – 11/10/2018 – 13:05

The cards are in the air as we begin Day 1a.

The blinds are 25/50 with 40 players starting the day.

 


 

Players Called In – 11/10/2018 – 13:01

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

We should be underway in 2 minutes time.

 


 

Everything In Place – 11/10/2018 – 12:50

The dealers, chips and cards are in place, we are just waiting on the players to be called in, which they will be in 5 minutes time to begin Day 1a.


 

 

Welcome To Luton – 11/10/2018 – 12:30

Good afternoon and welcome to Leg 7 of the GUKPT 2018 tour.

This is the 12th Main Event that has been held at Luton, with past winners including Sam Trickett, Neil Channing, Jamie O’Connor and John Eames who was last years champion. John defeated a 239 entry field to take home the first place prize of £68,350.

The tournament is a £1000+£110 buy in with a £200,000 guarantee. For their buy in the players will receive a 20,000 starting stack on a 60 minute clock. 10 levels will be played on the two day ones which take place today and tomorrow, with the played combining on Saturday for Day 2. Then the remaining players will be here Sunday for the final day.

Play begins today at 1pm with late registration open until 8:30pm.

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