GUKPT Manchester Day 1b Blog

Published On March 2, 2018 |

End of Day 1b with Howden – 03/03/2018 – 01:30

 

 


 

Carr Leads 1b Field – 03/03/2018 – 01:15

After action packed ten levels of play Day 1b of GUKPT Manchester 2018 is now in the history books.

It’s been a great days poker with a huge turnout that no one was expecting! There were 125 players today and with re-entries it created a massive 171 entries easily covering the guarantee and then some. In total GUKPT Manchester has had 241 entries, collecting £241,000 for the players to play for over the next two days.

Some of the best players in the UK have turned out to support the UKs longest running tour and there have been some really tough tables in the field today. Alan Carr has held the chip lead from level number 4 and finishes the day on top, he bags up a massive 218,700, over 60k more than Terry Owes who has finished the day in second place.

53 players have made it through the day and they are:

Alan Carr 218700
Terence Owens 156400
Qasim Zia 147300
Jorge Sevillano Rosa 141600
Aaron Luke Phillips 139100
Christopher Scott Gatley 132300
Jehan Zaib 130500
Suketu Patel 127900
Liam Hooks 112300
Anthony Gardner 111500
Joseph Mckeown 108400
Miroslav Forman 102300
Alli Mallu 100100
Carl Pickles 84000
Andrey Veselov 83100
Turgay Bagdagi 82800
Nigel Burgejones 75400
Katie Swift 74300
Simon Andrew Cameron 66800
Philip Walker 62400
Chris Howden 60400
Michael Towell 60100
Kevin Houghton 59900
Mark James 55900
Endrit Geci 48100
Andrew Christoforou 47100
Adam Davis 47000
Deiven Selvarajah 42000
Alex James Montgomery 41600
Benjamin Dobson 40000
Gerald Ringe 39600
Rehman Kassam 39200
Daniel Stanway 38600
Masoud Etemadiherisi 35200
Andrew Taylor 35000
Mark Kelsall 34800
Christian Townsend 34200
Reyaaz Mulla 33500
Rajkumar Xavieranandayagam 33200
Rebecca Rostern 32600
Jason Bennett 31500
Richard Kellett 30000
Suzie Williamson 26900
Michael Fletcher 25500
Gregory Hunt 25300
Anon 25300
Waheed Ashraf 24400
Stuart Mcnally 22300
Michael Alexander 21000
Osman Mustanoglu 19800
Ryan Osullivan 18500
Justin Devonport 14700
Daniel Jones 13900

We’ll be back to play another ten levels tomorrow where there are 83 players coming back.

Join us from 1pm.

 


 

Bagging & Tagging – 03/03/2018 – 00:55

The player are now bagging and tagging.

Full chip counts will be up with you as soon as possible, but around 50 players have made it through the day.


 

 

 

Last Five Hands – 03/03/2018 – 00:40

The clock has been paused with 10 minutes remaining.

The players will now play 5 more hands before bagging and tagging for the night.

 


 

Double For Hunt – 03/03/2018 – 00:20

Greg Hunt says he’s had enough and moves all in for his 11,000 stack. Richard Kellett makes the call.

Greg tables against the of Kellett.

The flop comes as Kellett flops an open ended straight draw.

The turn card comes

The river card

Kings hold for Greg who will have to play a little longer as he doubles to just over starting stack.

Kellett is down to 60,000.

 


 

Bullimore Busts – 03/03/2018 – 00:14

Carl Pickles opens the button, James Bullimore shoves all in from the small blind for 20k and Carl makes the call.

James tables and needs to get lucky against the of Carl.

The board runs out

King hold for Picks as he takes the pot and now has 50,000.

We lose James from the tournament here during the last level of play.

 


 

Lights Camera Action – 03/03/2018 – 00:05


 

 

Chip Counts – 02/03/2018 – 23:59

Liam Hooks – 90,000
Anthony Gardner – 45,000
Dean Swift – 20,000
Osman Mustangolu – 20,000
Terry Owens – 160,000
Endrit Geci – 60,000
John Haigh – 15,000

 


 

The Last Level – 02/03/2018 – 23:40

The blinds increase for the last time today.

They are now 500/1000 with a 100 ante.

68 players remaining.


 

Cardroom Pics – 02/03/2018 – 23:15


 

Big Stacks – 02/03/2018 – 22:55

Alan Carr 170000
Jonny Z 110000
Terry Owens 100000
Joe McKeown 100000
Wadey 100000
Katie Swift 80000
Michael Towell 70000

 

 


 

Level 9 – 02/03/2018 – 22:46

The players are back seated as we begin level nine.

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

85 players remaining.


 

Break Time – 02/03/2018 – 22:31

Break time now for the players as they take 15 minutes before beginning the last two levels of the day.


 

Esa Exits – 02/03/2018 – 22:10

Esa Pirttijarvi three bets from the button and the opener Anthony Gardner, makes the call.

The two players see a flop of

Anthony checks to Esa who bets 5,000, with 5k behind. Anthony raises to 10k and Esa calls it off!

Esa tables and needs to dodge two outs for a double up as Anthony tables

The turn card comes

The river ccard !!!

Absolutely grim for Esa as he is two outered on the river and busts the tournament.

Anthony gets lucky and takes the pot with a set of Jacks, he now has around 40,000.

 


 

Buzzing Cardroom – 02/03/2018 – 21:50

The cardroom is absolutely buzzing! Every single table is FULL!!

Still 92 players in the main event.

Four cash tables running and the turbo bounty side event is well underway with 40 entries!


 

 

Level Eight – 02/03/2018 – 21:35

The blinds increase as they are now 300/600 with a 50 ante.

98 player remaining.


 

Exits – 02/03/2018 – 21:20

Under 100 players now remaining as we lose the following players:

Yu Wu
Stuart Southern
Daniel Charlton
Andrew Hills
Artan Dedusha
Hugh Smyth


 

Carr Chipped Up – 02/03/2018 – 21:10

Alan Carr is the chip leader here on Day 1b, he currently has 185,000 which is double what our Day 1a chip leader Jack Sandford finished with yesterday.

 


 

Manchester Numbers – 02/03/2018 – 20:50

Registration has now closed for GUKPT Manchester!!

Despite the weather there has been an absolutely fantastic turnout of 241 players over the two days of buy ins.

The UK poker players have turned out in force to support the UKs longest running tour.

 


 

Level 7 – 02/03/2018 – 20:30

The players are back seated as we begin level 7.

The blinds are now 200/400 with a 50 ante.


 

Break Time – 02/03/2018 – 20:20

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

 


 

225 Entries – 02/03/2018 – 20:05

The players are still coming through the door and we currently have 225 entries, the most recent buy in being Jeff Kimber.

 


 

Chip Counts – 02/03/2018 – 19:45

Jonny Z – 55,000
Matt Davenport – 37,000
Alan Carr – 125,000
Kfir Ivgi – 26,000
Andy Hills – 33,000
Chris Howden – 40,000

 


 

Double For Qasim – 02/03/2018 – 19:35

We get to the table on a board of there is 8,000 in the middle when Qasim Zia and Dom Mahoney request the all in triangles as they get it all in!

Dom tables Qd for top set, Qasim shows for a flush draw.

The river card comes !!

Dom lets out an expletive as Qasim rivers a flush! He is all in for 13,000, doubling up to 35,000!

Dom is down to fumes.


 

 

 

Blinds Up – 02/03/2018 – 19:20

The blinds increase as we begin level number 6.

The last level of buy ins.

The blinds are now 150/300 with a 25 ante.

217 entries in total for this years GUKPT Manchester Main Event.

 


 

Girl Power! – 02/03/2018 – 19:01

Katie Swift & Suzie Williamson battled their way through the weather to get to Manchester to play the main event, both are hovering around 30,000 during level number 5.


 

 

 

Chip Counts – 02/03/2018 – 18:41

Liam Hooks – 28,000
Rebecca Rostern – 17,000
Ben Winsor – 32,000
Chris Woods – 18,000
Terry Owens – 40,000
Adrian Burn – 24,000


 

Level Five – 02/03/2018 – 18:15

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

They are now 100/200 with a 25 ante.

140 entries so far today.

 


 

Dinner Break – 02/03/2018 – 17:15

 

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

 


 

More Chip Counts – 02/03/2018- 17:01

James Jagger – 34,000
Mo Qureshi – 9,000
Mick Fletcher – 20,000
Rob Boon – 20,000
Matt Davenport – 22,000
Andrey Veselov – 22,000
Endrit Geci – 27,000

 


 

Chip Counts – 02/03/2018 – 16:45

 

Chris Cunliffe – 55,000
Dean Swift – 45,000
Allu Mallu – 40,000
Justin Devonport – 22,000
Richard Kellett – 26,000
John Musson – 14,000


 

Exits – 02/03/2018 – 16:30

Waheed Ashraf
Stuart Lord
John Van Der Merwe
Warren Aspey
Gerald Ringe

 


 

Level Up – 02/03/2018 – 16:21

The blinds increase as we begin level number four.

They are now 100/200.

120 entries so far today.

 


 

Double For Hills – 02/03/2018 – 16:01

We get to the table on a flop of Andy Hills and Naseer Ahmed get involved in raising war which results in Andy moving all in for 15,000 and Naseer makes the call.

Andy tables for middle set against the of Naseer who has two pair.

The turn card comes

The river card

A set is good for Andy to take the pot and doubles to 33,000.

Naseer is down to just a few thousand.

 


 

 

Pics – 02/03/2018 – 15:40

 


 

Level Three – 02/03/2018 – 15:17

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

They are now 75/150.

95 entries so far today.


 

 

Break Time – 02/03/2018 – 15:01

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

 


 

£45k Added – 02/03/2018 – 14:40

At the moment there are 155 entries so far for both day ones.

That means the GUKPT are currently adding a massive £45,000!!

 


 

 

 

Start of Day 1b – 02/03/2018 – 14:10

 


 

Level Two – 02/03/2018 – 14:02

The blinds increase for the first time today as we begin level number two.

They are now 50/100.

75 entries so far today.


 

Live Stream – 02/03/2018 – 13:45

The Tower & Jay Harwood are now LIVE from Day 1b of GUKPT Manchester.
All hole cards shown on a thirty minute delay on our stream, you can watch it HERE!!

 


 

Seating Plan – 02/03/2018 – 13:30

9 1 Jian Nie
9 2 Simon Andrew Cameron
9 3 David Barraclough
9 4 Kevin Houghton
9 5 Jehan Zaib
9 6 Ronnie Marland
9 7 Katie Swift
9 8 Frederick Maher
9 9 Wesley Elliott
9 10 Renee Xie
10 1 Aaron Luke Phillips
10 2 Guy Taylor
10 3 Charles Ihle
10 4 Alli Mallu
10 5 Andre Do Vale Fernandes Tomas
10 6 John Mooney
10 7 Andrew Lewis
10 8 Justin Devonport
10 9 Andrew Hills
11 1 Iain Mclaughin
11 2 Rebecca Rostern
11 3 Christopher Flint
11 4 Alex James Montgomery
11 5 Hugh Smyth
11 6 Stuart Lord
11 7 Nicholas Dummond-Roe
11 8 Gregory Hunt
11 9 Deiven Selvarajah
11 10 Liam Hooks
12 1 Michael Alexander
12 2 Liam Whitty
12 3 Daniel Gallagher
12 4 James Lindemann
12 5 Tony Ringe
12 6 Connor Heelis
12 7 Carl Bellis
12 8 Ryan Osullivan
12 9 Yu Wu
12 10 Alexandre Gomesdesouzaluz
13 1 Shehbaz Hussain
13 2 Andrey Veselov
13 3 Paul Rigg
13 4 Michael Towell
13 5 Carl Pickles
13 7 Danny Hernon
13 8 Harvey Mcgivern
13 9 Dex Kord
13 10 Paul Spillane
14 1 Joshua Musson
14 2 Daniel Fletcher
14 3 James Parker
14 4 John Van Der Merwe
14 5 Alberto Hernandez
14 6 Chung Wong
14 7 Graham Farbrace
14 8 Richard Kellett
14 9 Stuart Mcnally
14 10 Joshua Gallagher
8 1 Mohammed Qureshi
8 2 James Peters Walsh
8 5 Warren Aspey
8 6 Gar Wo Chu
8 7 Esa Pirttijarvi
8 8 Ashley Timms
8 9 Alan Billy Carr

 


 

Shuffle Up & Deal – 02/03/2018 – 13:01

The cards are in the air as we begin level number one of Day 1b.

The blinds are starting at 25/50.

45 players to start the day.

 


 

Players Called In – 02/03/2018 – 12:55

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

We should be underway within 5 minutes.


 

Welcome To Day 1b – 02/03/2018 – 12:45

Good afternoon and welcome back to the Bury New Road Casino in Manchester for the second day one of the GUKPT Manchester Main Event.

The tournament is a £1000+£110 entry with a guarantee of £200,000!! At the moment there is added value to the tune of £130,000 after 70 entries turned out yesterday.

Late registration is open for the first six levels of play today, so until 8:30pm and players are allowed unlimited re-entries.

We’ll be here with you for the duration of play today, bringing you live blog updates, exits, chip counts, pictures and the live stream which runs on a thirty minute delay with all hole cards shown.

Play begins at 1pm today.

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