GUKPT Reading Final Day Blog

Published On June 10, 2018 |

Goodbye From Reading – 10/06/2018 – 19:20

The 2018 Reading GUKPT Leg is now in the history books, it’s been a fantastic main event this week which attracted 245 entries.

The game was played in great spirits and the tournament ran like clockwork.

Mr Anon goes home as our champion and it was thoroughly deserved.

We will see you for the next GUKPT Leg which takes place at The Poker Room in London.

It’ll be one of the busiest events of the year so join us there.

The full London schedule can be found here – http://www.gukpt.com/leg-5/

 
 


 

 

End of The Final Day – 10/06/2018 – 19:01

 


 

Prizepool Payout – 10/06/2018 – 18:50

GUKPT Reading
£500 NLHE F/O
Entries: 245

1st – £35,100 – Anon
2nd – £22,900 – Gerald Crone
3rd – £14,350 – Michael Rolt
4th – £9,300 – Peter Wigglesworth
5th – £6,400 – Richard Hasnip
6th – £4,750 – Gavin Manley
7th – £3,800 – Aleks Golubevs
8th – £3,050 – Ryan Cooper
9th – £2,600 – Sam Goodman
10th – £2,200 – Ben Winsor
11th – £1,950 – David Burke
12th – £1,850 – Konrad Zalewski
13th – £1,750 – Graham Pound
14th – £1,450 – Jonathan Wong
15th – £1,450 – David Greene
16th – £1,350 – Martin Holmes
17th – £1,350 – Robert Maile
18th – £1,200 – Aaron Biggs
19th – £1,200 – Paul Brampton
20th – £1,200 – Sam Harwood
21st – £1,100 – Andrea De Giorgi
22nd – £1,100 – Barry Cobb
23rd – £1,100 – Tim Wright


 

It’s All Over!!  – 10/06/2018 – 18:30

On a flop of Anon and Gerald get it all in!! Gerald is at risk holding for an open ended straight draw against the of Anon who has two pair.

The turn card comes

The river card

We have a winner!!!

Well played to Gerald Crone who finishes as runner up for £22,900.

Mr.Anon wins the GUKPT Reading Main Event for £35,100.


 

Double For Anon – 10/06/2018 – 18:14

All in and a call….

Anon –
Gerald –

The flop comes as Anon takes the lead but Gerald picks up a flush draw.

The turn card comes

The river card

Top pair for Anon as he doubles up to 3.1million!

Gerald is left with 1.7 million.

 


 

Level Up – 10/06/2018 – 17:50

The blinds increase as we begin the next level of play.

They are now 20,000/40,000.

We’re heads up and both players are equal with just short of 2.5million.

 


 

Prizepool Payout – 10/06/2018 – 17:30

GUKPT Reading
£500 NLHE F/O
Entries: 245

1st – £35,100
2nd – £22,900
3rd – £14,350 – Michael Rolt
4th – £9,300 – Peter Wigglesworth
5th – £6,400 – Richard Hasnip
6th – £4,750 – Gavin Manley
7th – £3,800 – Aleks Golubevs
8th – £3,050 – Ryan Cooper
9th – £2,600 – Sam Goodman
10th – £2,200 – Ben Winsor
11th – £1,950 – David Burke
12th – £1,850 – Konrad Zalewski
13th – £1,750 – Graham Pound
14th – £1,450 – Jonathan Wong
15th – £1,450 – David Greene
16th – £1,350 – Martin Holmes
17th – £1,350 – Robert Maile
18th – £1,200 – Aaron Biggs
19th – £1,200 – Paul Brampton
20th – £1,200 – Sam Harwood
21st – £1,100 – Andrea De Giorgi
22nd – £1,100 – Barry Cobb
23rd – £1,100 – Tim Wright

Heads Up Counts – 10/06/2018 – 17:15

Anon – 2.6million
Gerald – 2.3million

 


 

Michael Rolt 3rd – 10/06/2018 – 17:10

Michael Rolt limps, Gerald makes it 80,000 from the big blind, Michael then three bets to 230,000 and Gerald calls.

The two players go to the flop which comes Michael bets Gerald shoves and Michael calls it off!

Gerald tables for top pair and the nut flush draw. Michael tables for the flush draw which is dead…

The turn card comes as Michael hits a pair and picks up outs.

The river card comes

Gerald takes the pot and will go into heads up with 2.3million.

We lose Michael Rolt in third place for £14,350.


 

 

Sick Exit For Wiggy – 10/06/2018 – 16:50

Peter Wigglesworth playing about 700k opens to 61,000. Anon three bet shoves for his 1.9million chips. It comes back to Pete who snap calls it off and tables !! Anon shows

The flop comes giving Anon the nut flush draw…

The turn card comes !! Nut flush for anon who now has a lock on the hand.

The river is meaningless as we lose Peter Wigglesworth in 4th place £9,300.

Anon is now up to a massive 2.7million!


 

45 Minute Clock – 10/06/2018 – 16:30

We are ow four handed so the clock is reduced to 45 minutes because the players are seeing more hands.

Anon still holds a commanding chip lead and has 2 million of the 4.9million in play.

 


 

Richard Hasnip 5th – 10/06/2018 – 16:12

 

Richard shoves for his 250,000 chips and is called by Gerald Crone.

Richard has live cards tabling K-J against the A-Q of Gerald.

Gerald flops an ae which is good to take the pot and move his stack up to 1.3million.

We lose Richard Hasnip in 5th place for £6,400.


 

Gavin Manley 6th – 10/06/2018 – 16:05

Gavin Manley opens the button, Anon three bet shoves from the small blind and Gavin calls off his 450,000 stack.

Gavin tables A-K and has the best hand against the A-Q of Anon.

The flop comes Q–10–3 !! Anon flops top pair, but Gavin picks up a gut shot straight draw.

The turn card comes a four.

The river card a seven.

Very unlucky for Gavin as he exits the tournament in 6th place for £4,750.

 


 

Chip Counts – 10/06/2018- 15:50

Anon 1,249,000
Gerald Crone 1,082,000
Michael Rolt 968,000
Peter Wigglesworth 783,000
Gavin Manley 586,000
Richard Hasnip 278,000

 


 

Play Underway – 10/06/2018 – 15:48

The players are now back seated as we begin level number * of the tournament.

The blinds are now 12,000/24,000 with a 3000 ante.

6 players remaining.

 


 

Break Time – 10/06/2018 – 15:30

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

 


 

Aleks Golubevs 7th – 10/06/2018 – 15:20

No spin up for Aleks and he is eliminated the very next hand for £3,800.


 

HUGE Flip!! – 10/06/2018 – 15:05

The two big stacks get it all in pre flop!!

Aleks Golubevs –
Anon –

The board runs out

Queens hold for Anon who has the shortest stack, he is all in for 642,000, so double to over 1.3million making him the chip leader.

Aleks is left with just 42,000!

 


 

Ryan Cooper 8th – 10/06/2018 – 14:55

Ryan Cooper moves all in for his 16 bigs from late position and is called by Peter Wigglesworth in the big blind.

Ryan tables against the of Pete.

The flop comes

The turn card comes

The river card the

Ace high holds up for Pete who takes the pot. He is now the chip leader with 1.1million chips!!

Ryan Cooper heads out of the tournament in 8th place for £3,050.


 

Level Up – 10/06/2018 – 14:30

The blinds increase as we begin the next level of play.

They are now 10,000/20,000 with a 2,000 ante.

8 players remaining.


 

 

 

Sam Goodman 9th – 10/06/2018 – 14:24

Anon opens, Sam Goodman moves all in for his 250,000 stack and is called by Anon.

Sam tables and is in good shape for a double up as Anon shows

The flop comes

The turn card comes giving Anon the nut flush draw…

The river card is !!

Anon rivers top pair to take the pot!!

Very unlucky for Sam Goodman as he exits in 9th place for £2,600!!

 


 

Prizepool Payout – 10/06/2018 – 14:18

GUKPT Reading
£500 NLHE F/O
Entries: 245

1st – £35,100
2nd – £22,900
3rd – £14,350
4th – £9,300
5th – £6,400
6th – £4,750
7th – £3,800
8th – £3,050
9th – £2,600

 


 

Double for Wiggy – 10/06/2018 – 14:15

Michael Rolt opens, Pete Wigglesworth moves all in for his 340,000 and Michael makes the call.

Pete tables and has live cards against the of Michael.

The flop comes as both players flop a pair.

The turn card comes as they both turn a straight draw..

The river card comes !! Pete makes a straight on the river to survive and double up to 715,000!!


 

The Finalists – 10/06/2018 – 14:01

 


 

Final Table Underway – 10/06/2018 – 13:45

The final table is now underway!!

Blinds are 8,000/16,000 with a 2,000 ante.

9 players remaining.

Who is going to take it down?

 


 

Chip Counts – 10/06/2018 – 13:40

Anon 959000
Gerald Crone 854000
Michael Rolt 613000
Richard Hasnip 601000
Aleks Golubevs 565000
Ryan Cooper 406000
Gavin Manley 387000
Peter Wigglesworth 287000
Sam Goodman 279000

 


 

 

Break Time – 10/06/2018 – 13:20

Break time for the finalists as they take 15 minutes before we begin.

Ben Winsor 10th – 10/06/2018 – 13:10

Ben Winsor moves all in for his 10 bigs from under the gun and is called by Gavin Manley in the big blind.

Ben tables against the of Gavin.

The flop comes as Ben flops bottom pair and a flush draw.

The turn card comes

The river card

Brick brick for the two time GUKPT Main Event Winner as he heads out of the tournament in 10th place for £2,200.

Gavin takes the pot and will take 375,000 into the final table.

 


 

David Burke 11th – 10/06/2018 – 12:55

David Burke has just bust in 11th place on the outer table.

He takes home £1,950 for his deep run.

With his exit we are now hand for hand on the final table bubble!

 


 

Konrad Zalewski 12th – 10/06/2018 – 12:40

The action fold round to anon in the small blind who moves all in! Konrad Zalewski in the big blind has 160,000 and he calls it off !

Anon tables and has the of Konrad crushed!

The board runs out

Two pair for Anon as he takes the pot.

We lose Konrad Zalewski in 12th place for £1,850.


 

Graham Pound 13th – 10/06/2018 – 12:20

Graham Pound moves all in for his 5 big blinds and is called by Michael Rolt in the big blind.

Graham tables against the of Michael.

Michael flops a Jack, which holds for him to take the pot and increase his stack to 600,000!

Graham heads out of the tournament in 13th place for £1,750.

 


 

Chip Counts – 10/06/2018 – 12:10

Anon 768,000
Gerald Crone 714,000
Richard J Hasnip 559,000
Michael Rolt 550,000
Aleksandrs Golubevs 434,000
Benjamin Winsor 383,000
Ryan Cooper 355,000
Sam Goodman 353,000
Gavin Manley 254,000
Konrad Zalewski 215,000
Peter Wigglesworth 165,000
David Burke 115,000
Graham Pound 86,000


 

 

Shuffle Up & Deal – 10/06/2018 – 12:01

The cards are in the air as we begin the final day.

The blinds are 6,000/12,000 with a 1,000 ante.

13 players remaining.

 


 

Welcome To The Final Day – 10/06/2018 – 11:59

Good afternoon and welcome back to the third and final day of GUKPT Reading.

Of the 245 entries this tournament had there are just 13 players remaining who are all back today to try and take down the first placed prize of just over £35,000!!

Play begins at noon in a few minutes and it should be a cracking days poker. Everyone is guaranteed at least £1,750, but after coming this far they are all chasing the big score up top!

 


 

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