GUKPT 2019 Grand Final Day 1b Blog
Today is the second and final day one of the tournament and we are expecting it to be busy!
Follow all the action here as we play ten levels of play.
Saout Leads 1a – 23:59
After ten levels of play, Day 1b of the GUKPT Grand Final 2019 has now finished!!
The tournament attracted 163 entries today, meaning there have been 265 entries in total creating a prizepool of £662,500!! Registration is still open until the first hand is dealt tomorrow at 12pm.
63 have made it through 1B and they are led by Antoine Saout who has bagged up 188,000, full counts are:
|James Paul Rann||73,300|
|Guy Alexander H Taylor||41,700|
|Javier Zarco Sanchez||21,600|
We will be back tomorrow where there are around 100 players coming back for Day 2! Join us for another 12pm start.
Final Three Hands – 23:40
The clock has been paused with 10 minutes remaining.
The players will now play three more hands before bagging up for the night.
Last Level Exits – 23:30
High Roller Tomorrow – 23:10
The GUKPT £10k High Roller begins tomorrow at 1pm!
Day 1 – Saturday 30th November – 1pm Start
Day 2 – Sunday 1st December – 1pm Start
Level Up – 22:50
The blinds increase as we begin the last level of play.
The blinds are 500/1000 with a 1000 ante for the last level of the day.
75 players remaining.
More Counts – 22:45
Tom Hall – 72,000
Charlie Carrell – 33,000
Panicos Ellinas – 50,000
Sam Grafton – 40,000
David Clarkson – 65,000
Chip Counts – 22:30
Brandon Sheils – 15,000
Sam Goodman – 60,000
Harry Chapman – 42,000
Antoine Saout – 110,000
Ben Margedze – 140,000
Eliminations – 22:02
Level 9 – 21:48
The players are back seated as we begin level number 9.
The blinds are now 400/800 with an 800 big blind ante.
90 players remaining.
Break Time – 21:30
Break time for the players as they take the final 15 minutes of the day.
Players Still Coming In – 21:10
Players are still buy into the tournament and can do so up until the start of play tomorrow.
The prizepool currently stands at £637,500!!
We have ten minutes remaining of this level before beginning the final two levels of the day.
Pics – 20:50
Level Up – 20:33
The blinds increase as we begin level number 8.
They are now 300/600 with a 600 big blind ante.
92 entries today.
Eliminations – 20:15
New Feature – 19:50
We have new feature table and it looks like a beauty!
The line up is:
Watch it HERE!!
Level 7 – 19:30
The players are back seated as we begin level number 7.
The blinds are now 250/500 with a 500 big blind ante.
105 players remaining from the 143 entries.
Break Time – 19:15
Break time for the players as they take 15 minutes.
More Counts – 19:01
Kev Allen – 52,000
Iwan Jones – 24,000
John Bousfield – 26,000
Chris Brammer – 55,000
Laurence Houghton – 56,000
Chip Counts – 18:45
Yiannis Liperis – 38,000
Rick Trigg – 22,000
Andrew Hulme – 32,000
Ming Ju – 65,000
Ben Winsor – 60,000
Keith Johnson – 6,000
In The Comms Box – 18:30
We have Jamie Nixon and Chris Maguire joining Jay Harwood in the comms box for Day 1b of the GUKPT Grand Final.
Watch it HERE!!
Level Up – 18:15
The blinds increase as we begin level 6.
They are now 200/400 with a 400 big blind ante.
115 entries today.
Bust Outs – 17:45
Chip Counts – 17:30
Jack Chesses – 20,000
Orpen Kisacikoglu – 40,000
Daiva Byrne – 50,000
Ryan Mandara – 40,000
Level 5 – 17:15
The players are back seated as we begin level number 5.
The blinds are now 150/300 with a 300 ante.
Dinner Break – 16:15
Dinner break now for the players as they take 60 minutes.
Over Shots – 15:45
Level 4 – 15:15
The blinds increase as we begin level number four.
They are now 100/200 with a 200 ante.
100 entries so far today.
GTD Hit! – 14:50
Bust Outs – 14:35
Level Three – 14:16
The players are back seated as we begin level number three.
The blinds are now 75/150.
98 entries so far today.
Break Time – 14:01
Break time now for the players as they take 15 minutes.
Seating Plan – 13:45
|2||8||Stephen Peter Ray|
|4||9||G A H T|
|5||8||Martin Matty Henderson|
|6||4||James Paul Rann|
|8||2||Joshua James Boulton|
|8||7||Ryan Jonathan Mandara|
|8||9||Kevin Charlie Charalambous|
More Players Playing Today – 13:25
Level Up – 13:01
The blinds increase as we begin level number 2.
They are now 50/100.
60 entries so far today.
Live Stream – 12:45
Day 1b of the GUKPT Grand Final has just started and you can watch it LIVE with all hole cards shown!
Watch it here – https://gros.casino/Live_Poker
Playing Today – 12:30
Players playing in the field today who we have noticed:
We will have a full list up with you as soon as possible!
Shuffle Up & Deal – 12:02
The cards are in the air as we begin Day 1b, the blinds are 25/50 and the day starts with 40 players.
Welcome To Day 1b – 11:45
Good morning and welcome back to Day 1b of the GUKPT Grand Final.
Today is the second and final day one and we are expecting it to be BUSY! It runs exactly like yesterday, blinds starting at 25/50 and finishing at 500/1000 and playing all the levels inbetween. We will be playing ten levels of play today, beginning at 12pm.
The tournament has a buy in of £2,500+£150 with a £500k GTD! For their buy in, players will receive a 25,000 stack on a 60 minute clock. We are looking forward to what should be a great day!