GUKPT Luton Day 2 Blog
Clarkson Leads Final 18 – 14/10/2018 – 01:15
Today 84 players started the day and we have been left with the final 18 on two tables. All 18 are guaranteed atleast £2,740, but they have their eyes on the huge first place prize of £84,500!
David Clarkson tops the chip counts and will be in pole position tomorrow for the final day. Full chip counts are:
|Aaron St Hilaire||195000|
|Alex Peter Bounsall||194000|
We will be back tomorrow for a 12pm start, so join us then as we will be crowning a NEW GUKPT Champion!!
Play Has Finished – 14/10/2018 – 01:01
Play has now finished.
Full chip counts will be up with you very soon.
Last Five Hands – 14/10/2018 – 00:40
The clock has been paused with 10 minutes remaining.
We will now play Five more hands before bagging and tagging for the night.
Final Two Tables – 14/10/2018 – 00:25
Bust Outs – 14/10/2018 – 00:10
Last Level – 13/10/2018 – 23:50
The players begin the last level of play today with 20 remaining.
Blinds are now 5,000/10,000 with a 1,000 ante.
20 players remaining.
Finishing Positions – 13/10/2018 – 23:30
21st £2,430 Angelo Milioto
22nd £2,430 Lu Ning
23rd £2,430 Thomas Wallsgrove
24th £2,430 Min Ji
25th £2,130 Laurence Houghton
26th £2,130 Martyn Robinson
Chip Counts – 13/10/2018 – 22:55
|Aaron St Hilaire||261000|
|Alex Peter Bounsall||192000|
Level 19 – 13/10/2018 – 22:50
The players are back seated as we begin level number 19.
The blinds are now 4,000/8,000 with a 1,000 ante.
26 players remaining.
Break Time – 13/10/2018 – 22:28
Break time now for the players as they take 15 minutes.
In The Money – 13/10/2018 – 22:15
Min Cashers – 13/10/2018 – 21:58
Prizepool Payout – 13/10/2018 – 21:40
Blinds Up – 13/10/2018 – 21:30
The blinds increase to 3,000/6,000 with a 1,000 ante.
30 players remaining all in the money!!
Bubble Bursts – 13/10/2018 – 21:25
On a flop of Jamie Geraghty and Emran Hussain get involved in a raising war.
Emran bets, Jamie raises, Emran shoves and Jamie calls off his stack…
Emran tables and is in bad shape against the of Jamie who has flopped a set.
The turn card comes giving Emran two more outs as a ten would now give him a bigger house.
The river card comes !!
The stacks are counted and Emran has 8k more than Jamie!
It’s a sick one as Jamie busts the main event, leaving with nothing.
Emran now has around 200k.
Bust Outs – 13/10/2018 – 21:01
Four players down in the main event:
Michael John Omahoney
With their eliminations we are now on the bubble!!
Chip Counts – 13/10/2018 – 20:45
|Aaron St Hilaire||232,000|
|Alex Peter Bounsall||195,000|
|Michael John Omahoney||75,500|
Level 17 – 13/10/2018 – 20:32
The players are back seated as we begin level number 17.
The blinds are now 2500/5000 with a 500 ante.
35 players remaining.
Break Time – 13/10/2018 – 20:15
Another break for the players as they take 5 minuts.
Full chip counts will be up with you after the break.
Boz Busts – 13/10/2018 – 19:45
Jamie ‘Boz’ O’Connor moves all in for his 15 bigs from the big blind after an open from Neil McFayden on the button. Neil makes the call and the cards go on their backs…
Boz tables and is in bad shape against the of Neil.
The board runs out
Trips for Neil as he takes the pot and now has around 220,000.
We lose Boz from the main event as we are now down to 38 players.
Last Few Exits – 13/10/2018 – 19:30
Level 16 – 13/10/2018 – 19:10
The blinds increase as we begin level number 6.
They are now 2,000/4,000 with a 400 ante.
42 players remaining.
Final Five Table Tables – 13/10/2018 – 19:05
Tom Hall Exits – 13/10/2018 – 18:55
Tom Hall exits the main event, four betting all in holding pocket tens and running into the Kings of Justin Tsui!
Tom heads out of the tournament as we are now down to 45 players on five tables.
All is Quiet – 13/10/2018 – 18:45
No real action to speak on since the players returned from dinner.
We currently have 47 players remaining in the field, just 17 off the money so players might start to tighten their ranges as we approach the money.
Full Chip Counts – 13/10/2018 – 18:25
|Aaron St Hilaire||350000|
|Alex Peter Bounsall||184000|
|Jamie O Connor||147000|
|Michael John Omahoney||30000|
Level 15 – 13/10/2018 – 18:15
The players are back seated as we begin level number 15.
They are now 1,500/3,000 with a 300 ante.
50 players remaining.
Dinner Break – 13/10/2018 – 17:15
Dinner Break now for the players as they take 60 minutes.
Kearney Exits – 13/10/2018 – 17:05
Les Kearney gets his short stack of a 25k all in holding against the of Emran Hussain
The board runs out
No help for Les as he busts the main event just before the dinner break here on Day two.
Bust Outs – 13/10/2018 – 16:59
Down to 50 entries. Here are the most recent exits:
Chip Counts – 13/10/2018 – 16:50
Andy Christoforou – 100,000
Joe Beevers – 40,000
Sam Goodman – 180,000
Tom Hall – 110,000
Michael O’Mahoney – 30,000
James Rann – 50,000
Tom Treacy – 90,000
Dan Charlton – 35,000
Boz – 140,000
Looking To Defend – 13/10/2018 – 16:35
Reigning GUKPT Luton Main Event Champion John Eames is on our feature table looking to defend his title!
You can watch him in action here – https://gros.casino/Live_Poker
Level 14 – 13/10/2018 – 16:20
The blinds increase as we begin level number 14.
They are now 1500/3000 with a 300 ante.
55 players remaining.
Table Shots – 13/10/2018 – 16:05
Todays Side Event – 13/10/2018 – 15:50
Todays side event is a £250 buy in one day event which will start in 10 minutes time.
Big Stacks – 13/10/2018 – 15:30
Level 13 – 13/10/2018 – 15:16
The blinds increase as we begin level number 13.
They are now 1000/2,000 with a 200 ante.
65 players remaining
Break Time – 13/10/2018 – 15:01
Break time for the players as they take 15 minutes.
Chip Counts – 13/10/2018 – 14:45
Joe Beevers – 35,000
John Daniels – 128,000
Richard Hare – 95,000
Yiannis Liperis – 135,000
Adam Neal – 130,000
John Eames – 37,000
Bhavin Khatri – 56,000
More Exits – 13/10/2018 – 14:30
Ryan Lee Connelly
Antony Jason Wickert
Level Up – 13/10/2018 – 14:05
The blinds increase as we begin the next level of play.
They are now 800/1600 with a 200 ante.
75 players remaining
Early Exits – 13/10/2018 – 13:52
As always on Day 2 there’s a lot of early exits as the short stacks bust.
The players below have not made it through the first level.
Ryan Jonathan Mandara
Royal For Kellett – 13/10/2018 – 13:40
Richard Kellett doubles up first hand of the day. All in on the flop holding ACES and is called by the top pair of Ed Swales.
Richard hits a ROYAL and doubles to 60k, Ed is left with fumes.
Prizepool Payout – 13/10/2018 – 13:13
Shuffle Up & Deal – 13/10/2018 – 13:01
The cards are in the air as we begin Day 2.
The blinds are now 600/1200 with a 100 ante.
84 players remaining.
Chip Counts – 13/10/2018 – 12:50
|Alex Peter Bounsall||99,200|
|Tina Loraine Bandyle||93,500|
|Chi Ken Yau||53,700|
|Aaron St Hilaire||49,900|
|Antony Jason Wickert||45,400|
|Jamie O Connor||39,100|
|Melanie Jane Simpson||36,400|
|Ryan Lee Connelly||34,000|
|Michael John Omahoney||19,600|
|Ryan Jonathan Mandara||12,700|
Seating Plan – 13/10/2018 – 12:45
|2||5||Jamie O Connor||39,100|
|3||7||Ryan Jonathan Mandara||12,700|
|3||9||Antony Jason Wickert||45,400|
|4||6||Ryan Lee Connelly||34,000|
|6||5||Melanie Jane Simpson||36,400|
|6||7||Alex Peter Bounsall||99,200|
|7||2||Chi Ken Yau||53,700|
|7||4||Aaron St Hilaire||49,900|
|7||5||Michael John Omahoney||19,600|
|10||2||Tina Loraine Bandyle||93,500|
Welcome To Day 2 – 13/10/2018 – 12:30
Good afternoon and welcome back to Day 2 of the GUKPT Luton Main Event. Of the 304 entries we have 84 players coming back today to play another ten levels of play.
It’s been a great few days poker so far and that’s only going to continue as we get to the business end of the tournament.
Players will be back today with the blinds starting at 600/1200 with a 100 ante.
We will begin at 1pm.