GUKPT Manchester Day 2 Blog

Published On March 3, 2018 |

End of Day 2 – 04/03/2018 – 01:30

 

The Final 14 – 04/03/2018 – 01:01

After ten levels of Day 2, we have managed to get down to 14 players from the 83 players that started the day.
 


 
It’s been a great days play, played with a friendly/fun atmosphere in a beautiful cardroom. The day has been fast and furious and was so quick we skipped the money bubble with a double elimination, which propelled us into the money!

The 14 players that have made Day Three will be back tomorrow, guaranteed £2,890 but all with their eyes on the first place prize of £68,930.

They are:

Anon 939000
Jorge Sevillano Rosa 644000
Katie Swift 504000
Gary Whitehead 350000
Mark Dyson 331000
Alex Montgomery 283000
Benjamin Dobson 270000
Mark James 243000
Nigel Burgejones 236000
Carl Pickles 228000
Daniel Hide 217000
Chris Howden 216000
Turgay Bagdagi 165000
Steven Warburton 141000

We’ll be bacck tomorrow for the final day, starting at noon.

Join us from 11:30am as we play down to a winner.

 


 

Bagging & Tagging 04/03/2018 – 00:50

The players are now bagging and tagging their chips.

14 players remaining.

Full chip counts will be up as soon as possible.

 


 

Last Four Hands  – 04/03/2018 – 00:35

The clock has been paused with 12 minutes remaining.

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


 

 

David Gee 15th – 04/03/2018 – 00:15

They’ll be no back to back Passport winner in GUKPT Manchester, Andy Hills did it last year and David Gee will not be doing it this year as he has just busted the tournament.

All in pre for his 15 bigs holding Ace-Jack against the Ace-King of Anon.

No Jack on the board and we lose David Gee in 15th place for £2,890.

 


 

Mark Kelsall 16th – 04/03/2018 – 00:09

Mark Kelsall opens to 22,000, Katie Swift moves all in for 300,000, Mark has 160,000 in total and calls it off….

Katie –

Mark –

The door card is …. but that’s followed by on the flop as Mark flops top pair but Katie flops a set!!

The turn card comes meaning any ten would now split the pot.

The river card

Katie takes the pot with a set of Jacks and now has around 450,000!!

We lose Mark Kelsall from the field in 16th place for £2,650.


 

Level Up – 03/03/2018 – 23:55

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

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

16 players remaining.

 


 

Kev Houghton 17th – 03/03/2018 – 23:30

Kev Houghton moves all in for his 15 bigs in early position, the action comes all the way to Ben Dobson in the big blind who makes the call…

Kev tables against the of Ben.

Neither player improve on the board and we lose Kev Houghton from the tournament in 17th place for £2,650.


 

 

Deiven Selvarajah 18th – 03/03/2018 – 23:10

Deiven Selvarajah left with just 7,000 at the break couldn’t manage a spin up and has been eliminated in 18th place for £2,410.


 

 

Chip Counts – 03/03/2018 – 22:55

Daniel Hide 512000
Anon 510000
Jorge Sevillano Rosa 392000
Mark Dyson 348000
Mark James 335000
Benjamin Dobson 326000
Mark Kelsall 300000
Chris Howden 280000
Katie Swift 270000
Gary Whitehead 266000
Steven Warburton 219000
Turgay Bagdagi 219000
Alex James Montgomery 213000
Nigel Burgejones 203000
David Gee 165000
Kevin Houghton 154000
Carl Pickles 100000
Deiven Selvarajah 7000

Level 19 – 03/03/2018 – 22:45

The players are back seated as we begin level number 19.

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

18 players remaining.

 


 

Break Time – 03/03/2018 – 22:30

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


 

 

Two Tables – 03/03/2018 – 22:10

We are now down to the final two tables in the tournament and with two levels to play we could well make the final table tonight!!


 

 Yiannis Liperis 19th – 03/03/2018 – 22:05

Yiannis Liperis all in holding pocket eights for his 100k stack against the pocket Kings of Mark Kellsall.

King on the flop sends Yiannis to the cash desk to collect £2,410  for his 19th place finish.

 


Joe McKeown 20th – 03/03/2018 – 21:55

On a three spade flop Joe McKeown gets his last 60k all in and is called by Mark James.

Joe tables for the flush but is drawing dead as Mark tables for the nut flush!!

Joe leaves us double fisted with double vodka in 20th place for £2,410.


 

Blinds Up – 03/03/2018 – 21:45

Blinds up now as we begin level 18.

They are now 3,000/6,000 with a 500 ante.

20 players remaining.


 

Pics – o3/03/2018 – 21:33


 

Min Cashers – 03/03/2018 – 21:20

21st – £2,170 – Qasim Zia
22nd – £2,170 – Christian Townsend
23rd – £2,170 – Alan Car

 


 

 The Bubble Bursts – 03/03/2018 – 21:05

Neil Rawnsley moves all in for just 12,000, David Gee raises to 30,000, the action comes to Adam Davis who is short and has around 50,000 (ten bigs) he moves in and David makes the call… Three way all in and David has both players covered….

David Gee – 10-10

Adam Davis – Ace-King

Neil Rawnsley – Ace-2 of diamonds.

The flop comes 10–5–4 as David flops a set, Neil picks up a gut shot.

The turn card comes a 9

The river card a King.

David Gee takes the pot with a set of tens.

We lose Neil and Adam from the tournament in 25th and 24th, with their eliminations we are now in the money!!


 

 

 

Mallu Busts – 03/03/2018 – 20:55

Mark Dyson makes it 15,000 to play from the small blind.

Alli Mallu three bet shoves for 210,000 and Mark calls!

Alli tables against the of Mark.

The flop comes as Alli flops a straight and flush draw…

The turn card comes

The river card

Brick brick for Alli as he heads out of the tournament.

Mark is now up to 450,000!

 


 

 

Chip Counts – 03/03/2018 – 20:45

 

Qasim Zia 390000
Anon 332000
Chris Howden 330000
Jorge Sevillano Rosa 290000
Daniel Hide 280000
Joseph Mckeown 279000
Benjamin Dobson 259500
Nigel Burgejones 247000
Mark Dyson 233000
Alli Mallu 210000
Alex James Montgomery 195000
Kevin Houghton 180000
Gary Whitehead 180000
Steven Warburton 166000
Yiannis Liperis 160000
Deiven Selvarajah 155000
Carl Pickles 143500
Katie Swift 119500
David Rawnsley 106000
Christian Townsend 92000
Adam Davis 87000
Turgay Bagdagi 85500
Alan Billy Carr 85000
Mark James 64500
David Gee 64000
Mark Kelsall 35000

 

Level 17 – 03/03/2018 – 20:35

The players are back seated as we begin level 17.

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

26 players remaining.

 


 

Break Time – 03/03/2018 – 20:15

Break time for the players as they take 15 minutes.

 


 

What a Man Alli Mallu – 03/03/2018 – 20:05

Alli Mallu calls Joe McKeowns 200k four bet shove with K-7 !! Joe has Ace-King which holds and he becomes the chip leader with 400,000!!

Then the very next hand Mallu moves all in for 100,000 and Joe calls!!

Ali tables against the of Joe

The flop comes

The turn comes as Ali picks up a flush draw.

The river card !!

Alli rivers a flush to double up to 200,000! All Joe ccan do it laugh, he still has around 300,000.


 

All is Quiet – 03/03/2018 – 19:55

We’re down to just 27 players here at the GUKPT Manchester Main Event and it’s become very quiet as we are just four players off the money.

 


 

Double For Swifty – 03/03/2018 – 19:35

The action folds round to Ben Dobson who moves all in for his 300k stack, attacking the short stacks in the blinds.

Katie Swift calls off her 60k stack in the small blind and the cards go on their backs…

Ben –

Katie –

The board runs out

Katies Ace plays, which is good for a double up to 130,000.

 


 

 

Level Up – 03/03/2018 – 19:25

The blinds increase as we begin level number 16.

They are now 2,000/4,000 with a 400 ante.

28 players remaining.

 


 

Recent Exits – 03/03/2018 – 19:15

Miroslav Forman
Anthony Gardner
Jack Sandford
Endgrit Geci (below)


 

 

 

Hickling Exits – 03/03/2018 – 19:05

Tim Hickling is the most recent exit from the field.

All in for his 16 bigs holding Ace-Jack and runs into Ace-King.

No help on the board and we lose Tim in 28th place.

We’re now just one player off three tables of nine.

 


 

Prizepool Payout – 03/03/2018 – 18:40

GUKPT Manchester
£1000 NLHE Main Event
Entries: 241

1st – £68,930
2nd – £45,060
3rd – £28,200
4th – £18,310
5th – £12,540
6th – £9,400
7th – £7,470
8th – £6,020
9th – £5,060
10th – £4,340
11th – £3,860
12th – £3,610
13th – £3,380
14th – £2,890
15th – £2,890
16th – £2,650
17th – £2,650
18th – £2,410
19th – £2,410
20th – £2,410
21st – £2,170
22nd – £2,170
23rd – £2,170


 

 

Chip Counts – 03/03/2018 – 18:30

Alli Mallu 325000
Qasim Zia 320000
Joseph Mckeown 275000
Kevin Houghton 260000
Mark Dyson 230000
Alan Billy Carr 213000
Deiven Selvarajah 200000
Christian Townsend 200000
Christopher Richard Howden 180000
Yiannis Liperis 180000
Jorge Sevillano Rosa 165000
Benjamin Dobson 160000
Daniel Hide 147000
Anthony Gardner 140000
Carl Pickles 140000
Turgay Bagdagi 140000
Gary Whitehead 125000
Alex James Montgomery 125000
David Gee 103000
Endrit Geci 100000
Nigel Burgejones 100000
Anon 95000
Steven Warburton 88000
Trevor Lawson 87000
Katie Swift 85000
David Rawnsley 84000
Jack Sandford 72000
Daniel Stanway 70000
Mark Kelsall 68000
Adam Davis 66000
Mark James 65000
Timothy Hickling 62000
Miroslav Forman 54000

 


 

 

Level 15 – – 03/03/2018 – 18:15

The players are back seated as we begin level 15.

The blinds are 1500/3000 with  300 ante.

34 players remaining.

 

 


 

Break Time – 03/03/2018 – 17:15

Break time now for the players as they take 45 minutes for dinner.


 

Exits – 03/03/2018 – 16:55

Some more exits from the field as we lose Keith Singleton, Rebecca Rostern & Stuart McNally.

We’re now down to just 36 players, 13 off the money and 20 minutes off the dinner break.

 


 

Double For Picks – 03/03/2018 – 16:35

We get to the table on a flop of

Christian Townsend bets 12,000, Carl Pickles then moves all in! It’s just over 50,000 for Christian to make the call and after a minute in the tank he does.

Christian tables for top pair

Pickles shows for straight and flush draws.

The turn card comes as Picks turns the straight, Christian now picks up a flush draw with his ten of spades.

The river card comes

“Real Do!” from Carl Pickles as he doubles up to 145,000.

Christian is down to around 110,000.


 

Blinds Up – 03/03/2018 – 16:18

The blinds increase again as we begin level 14.

They are now 1200/2400 with a 300 ante.

43 players remaining.

 


 

5 Tables – 03/03/2018 – 16:10


 

 

Down to 45 – 03/03/2018 – 15:50

Down to 45 players now n the main event as the most recent eliminations are:

Michael Alexander
Tuan Van Le
Suketu Patel
Daniel Toffel
Rehman Kassam
David Maudlin


 

Chip Counts – 03/03/2018 – 15:30

Kevin Houghton 284,000
Alli Mallu 203,000
Terence Owens 195,000
Alan Billy Carr 181,000
Mark Dyson 170,000
Qasim Zia 170,000
Joseph Mckeown 163,000
Gary Whitehead 160,000
David Rawnsley 151,000
Turgay Bagdagi 140,000
Daniel Hide 130,000
Liam Hooks 121,000
Christian Townsend 120,000
Benjamin Dobson 115,000
Daniel Toffel 110,000
Aaron Luke Phillips 110,000
Andrew Taylor 110,000
Anthony Gardner 110,000
Jorge Sevillano Rosa 100,000
Katie Swift 100,000
Garry Smith 100,000
Miroslav Forman 95,000
Chris Howden 91,000
Nigel Burgejones 88,000
Carl Pickles 80,000
Rehman Kassam 75,000
Steven Warburton 72,000
Endrit Geci 71,000
Trevor Lawson 65,000
Timothy Hickling 65,000
Jack Sandford 64,000
Andrew Christoforou 62,000
Mark James 60,000
Yiannis Liperis 59,000
Mark Kelsall 56,000
Daniel Stanway 53,000
David Gee 53,000
Stuart Mcnally 52,000
Keith Singleton 51,000
Philip Walker 51,000
Deiven Selvarajah 51,000
Suketu Patel 50,000
Anon 49,000
Adam Davis 46,000
Rebecca Rostern 40,000
Andrey Veselov 37,000
Alex Montgomery 33,000
Masoud Etemadiherisi 31,000
Simon Cameron 30,000
Tuan Van Le 29,000
Michael Alexander 26,000

 


 

 

Level 12 – 03/03/2018 – 15:16

The player are back seated as we begin level 12.

The blinds are 1,000/2,000 with a 200 ante.

51 players remaining.


 

Break Time – 03/03/2018 – 15:01

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

 


 

Bust Outs – 03/03/2018 – 14:50

Down to 56 players now in the main event as we lose:

Robert Woodcock
Gerald Ringe
Christopher Scott Gatley
Thomas Middleton
Brian Harland


 

 

 

Houghton Huge Stack – 03/03/2018 – 14:40

Kev Houghton has just told me how he is now stacking 200,000!!

He called an open from Chris Gatley in position with and flopped a house with it coming King-King-Ten !!

Chris continued his aggression and bet flop and turn, which Kev just called before shoving on the river.

He told me he worked hard and talked Chris into calling and he eventually did so with trips, holding Ace-King.

Chris is now out of the tournament, while Kev has a top 5 stack.

 


 

Start of Day 2 – 03/03/2018 – 14:30

 

 


 

Pics – 03/03/2018 – 14:15

 


 

Level Up – 03/03/2018- 14:05

The blinds increase as we begin level number 12.

They are now 800/1600 with a 200 ante.

70 players remaining.


 

Double Exit!  – 03/03/2018 – 13:59

Mark Dyson makes it 2500 to play, Richard Kellett flat calls. The action then comes to Michael Towell in the small blind who moves all in for around 15,000, Dyson then moves all in and Kellett calls off his 40k stack to create a HUGE pot!

Dyson –

Kellett –

Towell –

The flop comes giving Towell the lead.

The turn card

The river card !!

Dyson rivers a set to take both pots, he now has 185,000!

We lose Rich Kellett and Michael Towell from the field as we are down to 70 players.


 

Suzie Busts – 03/03/2018 – 13:55

Suzie Williamson gets her 18,000 stack all in holding pocket nines and is called by Kev Houghton tabling pocket Jacks.

No dramas on the board as the Jacks hold.

Unlucky for Suzie as she heads out of the tournament.


 

Bust Outs – 03/03/2018 – 13:40

Some early exits from the field as we lose:

Gregory Hunt
Viqar Akram
Andrew Hulme
Stephen Shayler
Justin Devonport
Reyaaz Mulla
Eliot Catterson
John Bousfield
Ryan Osullivan
David Tyrell

 


 

Prizepool Payout – 03/03/2018 – 13:20

GUKPT Manchester
£1000 NLHE Main Event
Entries: 241

1st – £68,930
2nd – £45,060
3rd – £28,200
4th – £18,310
5th – £12,540
6th – £9,400
7th – £7,470
8th – £6,020
9th – £5,060
10th – £4,340
11th – £3,860
12th – £3,610
13th – £3,380
14th – £2,890
15th – £2,890
16th – £2,650
17th – £2,650
18th – £2,410
19th – £2,410
20th – £2,410
21st – £2,170
22nd – £2,170
23rd – £2,170


 

 

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

The cards are in the air as we begin level number one of Day 2.

The blind are starting at 600/1200 with a 100 ante.

83 players to start the day.


 

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

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

We should be underway very soon.


 

Seating Plan – 03/03/2018 – 12:40

5 1 Trevor Lawson 47,100
5 2 Waheed Ashraf 24,400
5 3 Joseph Mckeown 108,400
5 4 Raul Manzanares 23,400
5 5 Anthony Gardner 111,500
5 6 Rajkumar Xavieranandayagam 33,200
5 7 Mitchell Johnson 58,400
5 8 Deiven Selvarajah 42,000
5 9 Robert Woodcock 47,200
6 1 Viqar Akram 41,000
6 2 Katie Swift 74,300
6 3 Simon Taberham 73,700
6 4 Ryan Osullivan 18,500
6 5 Daniel Toffel 44,500
6 6 Daniel Stanway 38,600
6 7 John Bousfield 19,000
6 8 David Rawnsley 47,100
6 9 Andrey Veselov 83,100
7 1 Christopher Richard Howden 60,400
7 2 Rebecca Rostern 32,600
7 3 Jorge Sevillano Rosa 141,600
7 4 Alli Mallu 100,100
7 5 Stephen Shayler 69,400
7 6 Craig Dawson 13,400
7 7 Garry Smith 26,500
7 8 Michael Fletcher 25,500
7 9 Andrew Hulme 23,500
8 1 Andreas Olympios 27,500
8 2 Andrew Taylor 35,000
8 3 Michael Alexander 21,000
8 4 Tuan Van Le 86,600
8 5 Turgay Bagdagi 82,800
8 6 David Tyrell 58,200
8 7 Andrew Christoforou 47,100
8 8 Mark Kelsall 34,800
9 1 Masoud Etemadiherisi 35,200
9 2 Yiannis Liperis 72,400
9 3 Anon 25,300
9 4 Carl Pickles 84,000
9 5 Suketu Patel 127,900
9 6 David Maudlin 32,300
9 7 Gregory Hunt 25,300
9 8 Philip Walker 62,400
10 1 Thomas Middleton 50,700
10 2 Mark Dyson 86,900
10 3 Reyaaz Mulla 33,500
10 4 Rehman Kassam 39,200
10 5 Aaron Luke Phillips 139,100
10 6 Richard Kellett 30,000
10 7 Mark James 55,900
10 8 Michael Towell 60,100
11 1 Daniel Hide 43,100
11 2 Gerald Ringe 39,600
11 3 Qasim Zia 147,300
11 4 Jehan Zaib 130,500
11 5 Miroslav Forman 102,300
11 6 Keith Singleton 37,300
11 7 Gary Whitehead 74,300
11 8 Zahir Aslam 55,700
12 1 Terence Owens 156,400
12 2 Liam Hooks 112,300
12 3 Kevin Houghton 59,900
12 4 Suzie Williamson 26,900
12 5 Jason Bennett 31,500
12 6 Endrit Geci 48,100
12 7 Christopher Scott Gatley 132,300
12 8 Justin Devonport 14,700
13 1 Timothy Hickling 41,500
13 2 Alex James Montgomery 41,600
13 3 Jack Sandford 92,400
13 4 David Gee 54,100
13 5 Adam Davis 47,000
13 6 Alan Billy Carr 218,700
13 7 Stuart Mcnally 22,300
13 8 Eliot Catterson 28,600
14 1 Simon Cameron 66,800
14 2 Osman Mustanoglu 19,800
14 3 Nigel Burgejones 75,400
14 4 Brian Harland 25,000
14 5 Daniel Jones 13,900
14 6 Steven Warburton 68,300
14 7 Benjamin Dobson 40,000
14 8 Christian Townsend 34,200

 


 

Welcome to Day 2 – 03/03/2018 – 12:30

Good afternoon and welcome back to Day 2 of GUKPT Manchester.

A fantastic turnout of 241 entries over the last two days, with 83 players making it through to today to play another ten levels.

We’re looking forward to a fantastic days play with some great names still in the field.

Alan Carr holds a monster chip lead over Terry Owens who sits in second place, full chip counts are:

Alan Carr 218,700
Terence Owens 156,400
Qasim Zia 147,300
Jorge Sevillano Rosa 141,600
Aaron Luke Phillips 139,100
Christopher Scott Gatley 132,300
Jehan Zaib 130,500
Suketu Patel 127,900
Liam Hooks 112,300
Anthony Gardner 111,500
Joseph Mckeown 108,400
Miroslav Forman 102,300
Alli Mallu 100,100
Jack Sandford 92,400
Mark Dyson 86,900
Tuan Van Le 86,600
Carl Pickles 84,000
Andrey Veselov 83,100
Turgay Bagdagi 82,800
Nigel Burgejones 75,400
Katie Swift 74,300
Gary Whitehead 74,300
Simon Taberham 73,700
Yiannis Liperis 72,400
Stephen Shayler 69,400
Steven Warburton 68,300
Simon Cameron 66,800
Philip Walker 62,400
Christopher Richard Howden 60,400
Michael Towell 60,100
Kevin Houghton 59,900
Mitchell Johnson 58,400
David Tyrell 58,200
Mark James 55,900
Zahir Aslam 55,700
David Gee 54,100
Thomas Middleton 50,700
Endrit Geci 48,100
Robert Woodcock 47,200
David Rawnsley 47,100
Trevor Lawson 47,100
Andrew Christoforou 47,100
Adam Davis 47,000
Daniel Toffel 44,500
Daniel Hide 43,100
Deiven Selvarajah 42,000
Alex James Montgomery 41,600
Timothy Hickling 41,500
Viqar Akram 41,000
Benjamin Dobson 40,000
Gerald Ringe 39,600
Rehman Kassam 39,200
Daniel Stanway 38,600
Keith Singleton 37,300
Masoud Etemadiherisi 35,200
Andrew Taylor 35,000
Mark Kelsall 34,800
Christian Townsend 34,200
Reyaaz Mulla 33,500
Rajkumar Xavieranandayagam 33,200
Rebecca Rostern 32,600
David Maudlin 32,300
Jason Bennett 31,500
Richard Kellett 30,000
Eliot Catterson 28,600
Andreas Olympios 27,500
Suzie Williamson 26,900
Garry Smith 26,500
Michael Fletcher 25,500
Anon 25,300
Gregory Hunt 25,300
Brian Harland 25,000
Waheed Ashraf 24,400
Andrew Hulme 23,500
Raul Manzanares 23,400
Stuart Mcnally 22,300
Michael Alexander 21,000
Osman Mustanoglu 19,800
John Bousfield 19,000
Ryan Osullivan 18,500
Justin Devonport 14,700
Daniel Jones 13,900
Craig Dawson 13,400

Play begins today at 1pm and we cannot wait to bring you live blog updates, chip counts, exits and the live stream which runs on a thirty minute delay with all hole cards shown.

 

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