GUKPT Reading Day 1b Blog
End of Day 1b – 09/06/2018 – 01:35
Brown Leads 1b – 09/06/2018 – 01:20
After ten levels of play Day 1b at GUKPT Reading is in the history books, it’s been another great day with a huge turnout.
In total there was 155 entries, meaning a field of 245 in total, creating a £122,500 prizepol for the players to play for tomorrow.
Play has now finished on all tables, 56 players have made it through and they are led by Ethan Brown who holds a slight chip lead over Keiron Duncan who has finished in second place. Full chip counts are:
|Lee J French||98,500|
|Tina Loraine Bandyle||96,900|
|Richard J Hasnip||78,900|
|Andrea De Giorgi||43,900|
|Ryan Jonathan Mandara||31,500|
We will be back tomorrow for Day 2 where there are 84 players coming back to play another 10 levels.
Join us from 1pm, with the live stream beginning at 1:25pm.
Play Has Finished – 09/06/2018 – 00:50
Play has now finished on all tables.
Full chip counts will be up with you as soon as possible.
Last 6 Hands – 09/06/2018 – 00:35
The clock has been paused with ten minutes remaining.
The players will now play 6 more hands before bagging up for the night.
Table Shots – 09/06/2018 – 00:16
All is Quiet – 09/06/2018 – 00:04
Play has really slowed down in the last level of play, we have 40 minutes left before we bag and tag for the day and at the moment there’s 63 players remaining. All hoping to join the 28 players who made it through day 1a yesterday.
Level Ten – 08/06/2018- 23:45
The blinds increase for the last time today, they are now 500/1000 with a 100 ante.
66 players remaining.
Chip Counts – 08/06/2018 – 23:30
Jack Nolan – 80,000
Brian Caswell – 90,000
Dinarte Desousa – 32,000
Keiron Duncan – 125,000
Pete Wigglesworth – 90,000
Tom Cropp – 9,000
Martyn Hogarty – 41,000
Exits – 08/06/2018 – 23:15
A couple of exits from the field as we lose Paul Dunne & Ashley Timms.
With their exits we are down to 75 players in the main event.
Cash Games – 08/06/2018 – 23:05
Cash games have started here in Reading.
There’s currently two £1/£2 games running and an omaha game is just about to start.
Level 9 – 08/06/2018 – 22:50
The players are back seated as we begin the final session of the day.
The blinds are now 400/800 with a 100 ante.
79 players remaining.
Break Time – 08/06/2018 – 22:30
Break time now for the players as they take 15 minutes before beginning the last session of the night.
Chip Counts – 08/06/2018 – 22:01
Tony Phillips – 33,000
David Crane -7,000
Ashley Timms – 23,000
Neil Woolfrey – 35,000
Ethan Brown – 42,000
Chris Cooper – 15,000
Paul Dunne – 22,000
Treble For Wright – 08/06/2018 – 21:45
Tim Wright moves all in for his 6500 stack and is called by Madlena Trifonova, the action then gets to Lorenc Boci who then raises, Madlena takes little time before getting out of the way and the cards go on their backs…
Tim has ACES and its a cooler as Lorenc tables KINGS!!
The board runs out
Aces hold for Tim as he gets a much needed treble up. He now has around starting stack.
Level 8 – 08/06/2018 – 21:30
The blinds increase as we begin level number 8.
They are now 300/600 with a 100 ante.
100 players remaining.
Bust Outs – 08/06/2018 – 21:15
The most recent bust outs from the tables:
Amarjit Singh Virk
Numbers Are In – 08/06/2018 – 21:01
Registration has now closed for GUKPT Reading 2018.
The numbers are in…
A great turnout of 245 entries for The Main Event, collecting a prizepool of £122,500!!
Chip Counts – 08/06/2018 – 20:45
Jamie Lane – 10,000
Gavin Manley – 55,000
Thomas Myland – 28,000
James Wilson- 18,000
Sebastia Balcau – 32,000
Balbir Pottiwal – 27,000
Level 7 – 08/06/2018 – 20:33
The players are back seated as we begin level number seven.
The blinds are now 200/400 with a 50 ante.
Break Time – 08/06/2018 – 20:15
Break time now for the players as they take 15minutes.
Last Level To Buy In – 08/06/2018 – 19:50
This is the last level t buy into the GUKPT Reading main event. The plyers have to the end of this level and then the 15 minute break to join the field.
At the moment the prizepool stands at £122,000!!
Table Shots – 08/06/2018 – 19:30
Level Up – 08/06/2018 – 19:16
The blinds increase as we begin the next level of play.
They are now 150/300 with a 25 ante.
This is the last level of buy ins for Day 1b.
Exits – 08/06/2018 – 18:50
The most recent from the tables as we lose:
Big Stacks – 08/06/2018 – 18:35
Level 5 – 08/06/2018 – 18:15
The players are back seated as we begin level number 5.
The blinds are now 100/200 with a 25 ante.
110 players remaining from the 142 entries so far today.
Dinner Break – 08/06/2018 – 17:15
Dinner break now for the players as they take 60 minutes.
Connection Issues – 08/06/2018 – 17:05
We have just had some connection issues in the casino, which is why there has been a lack of posts.
Everything is sorted now though just as players are about to go on their dinner break.
We have been working on a facebook competition while waiting for the internet to correct itself. That will be going online very soon.
Level Up – 08/06/2018 – 16:16
The blinds increase as we begin level number 4.
They are now 100/200.
Cooper Gets Philips – 08/06/2018 – 16:10
Chris Cooper up late and finds KINGS in the small blind, he three bets and is met with a four bet shove from Janice Philips who has just 2500 remaining. The original raiser gets out of the way and Chris makes the call as the cards go on their backs…
Chris tables KINGS and needs to dodge aces, as Janice shows A-Q.
The board runs out 8–9–10–3–4
Kings hold for Chris as he has had a good start to the day.
Unlucky for Janice, who can now re-enter if she wishes.
Exits – 08/06/2018 – 16:01
The most recent exits from the tournament:
Gtd Hit! – 08/06/2018 – 15:45
The Guarantee has been hit here in Reading and surpassed as players continue to buy in.
The prizepool currently stands at £105,000 with 4 and a half hours left to buy in.
Chip Counts – 08/06/2018 – 15:30
Keiron Duncan – 23,350
Maz Bako – 20,000
David Crane – 17,000
Ryan Mandara – 20,000
Ashley Timms – 8,000
Jonathan Walker – 24,000
Colin Smith- 19,000
Nguye Le – 23,550
Andrew Kyte – 22,000
Level 3 – 08/06/2018 – 15:16
The players are back seated as we begin level number 3.
The blinds are now 75/150.
112 entries so far today!
Break Time – 08/06/2018 – 15:01
Break time now for the players as they take 15 minutes.
Start of Day 1b – 08/06/2018 – 14:30
Omaha Result – 08/06/2018 – 14:15
GUKPT Side Event
1st – £1,280 – Tomos Knight
2nd – £840 – Jack Nicholls
3rd – £600 – Sam Goodman
4th – £390 – Ryan Ly
5th – £290 – Mark Brockwell
Level Up – 08/06/2018 – 14:01
The blinds increase as we begin level number 2.
They are now 50/100.
80 players so far today.
Day 1b Seating Plan – 08/06/2018 – 13:30
|7||1||Liam Scott Reading|
|8||3||Alexander Joseph Russell Booth|
|9||2||Mark William Jeffrey|
|10||4||Lee J French|
|10||7||Tina Loraine Bandyle|
|12||4||Ryan Jonathan Mandara|
|13||3||Jamie Keith Lane|
|14||6||Joshua James Boulton|
|16||1||Thomas Edward Cropp|
|16||7||Andrea De Giorgi|
Numbers So Far – 08/06/2018 – 13:15
15 minutes into todays play and the numbers have increased to 78.
Unlimited re-entries are available in this tournament, so if you do bust out you can buy back in as many times as you like in the first six levels of play.
Welcome To Day 1b – 08/06/2018 – 13:01
Good afternoon and welcome back to Reading for Day 1b of the GUKPT Reading Main Event.
Yesterday for Day 1a we had a total of 90 entries which was slightly down on the 93 from last year. Today though we are looking to smash through the guarantee and beyond, hopefully getting close to the 247 entries that bought in for this tournament last year.
The main event is a £500+£60 Buy in with a £100,000 GTD!! For your buy in the players will receive 20,000 chips on a one hour clock with the best structure around!
Play has just started in the room, with late registration open for the first 6 levels of play today, up until 8:30pm.
It should be another great days poker in Reading.