GUKPT 2019 Grand Final Day 2 Blog

GUKPT 2019 Grand Final Day 2 Blog

The Poker Room in London today hosts Day 2 of the GUKPT Grand Final.

The tournament has a buy in of £2500 and today there are 100 players coming back to play another ten levels of play.


 


Ben Winsor Leads Final 18 – 00:05

 

The final Day 2 of the 2019 season has just finished! The day started 12 hours ago with 104 players and after 10 levels of play we are down to just two tables, 18 players.

We have some very familiar faces left in the field. A lot of tour regulars are still in the field looking to try and win their first GUKPT Main Event title. There is one previous Main Event Champion still in the field, he holds the chip lead and won this very event in 2014, that player is Ben Winsor. He will go into tomorrow as the favourite.

Full chip counts are:

 

Ben Winsor 1,521,000
Tom Hall 996,000
Leo Boisbaudry 642,000
Andrew Christoforou 546,000
Zapatero Gomez 391,000
Min Ji 340,000
Shengjie Tao 311,000
Antoine Saout 270,000
Dost Ghrabie 266,000
Daiva Byrne 258,000
Trevor Reardon 188,000
Stephen Bean 185,000
Sebastien Jung 167,000
Guy Taylor 164,000
N H 157,000
Youness Barakat 141,000
John Bousfield 138,000
Morten Mortensen 129,000

We will be back tomorrow for the final day of 2019 which will begin at 12pm.

 


 

Play Has Finished – 23:50

The Main Event has now finished, we will get the full chip count up with you as soon as possible.


 

Womens Result – 23:40

Grosvenor UK Womens Championship
£100 Buy In
Entries: 40
 
1st – £1,400 – Janice Phillips
2nd – £960 – Susan Kenny
3rd – £640 – Joella Esposito
4th – £440 – Rita Gilroy
5th – £320 – Tina Abery
6th – £240 – J.K

 


More Exits – 23:10

19th £6,020 Chris Maguire
20th £6,020 Laurence Houghton
21st £6,020 David Barnes

 


 

The Last Level – 22:49

The blinds increase for the last time today as we begin level 20.

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

21 players remaining.

 


 

Exits – 22:40

22nd £6,020 Lander Lijobereciartua
23rd £5,350 S.V
24th £5,350 Philippe Souki
25th £5,350 P.P
26th £5,350 Oliver Price

 


 

Pics – 22:20

 

 


 

Chip Counts – 22:05

Shengjie Tao 567000
Benjamin Winsor 565000
Leo Boisbaudry 530000
Dost Ghrabie 520000
Min Ji 500000
Trevor Reardon 430000
Antoine Saout 412000
Morten Mortensen 371000
Thomas Hall 370000
Laurence Houghton 345000
Guy Alexander H Taylor 220000
Lander Lijobereciartua 200000
Andrew Christoforou 200000
Sebastien Jung 197000
Youness Barakat 195000
Zapatero Gomez 190000
N H 170000
Daiva Byrne 162000
Stephen Bean 128000
Philippe Souki 125000
Christopher Maguire 123000
S V 121000
David Barnes 120000
Oliver Price 100000
John Bousfield 48000
P P 20000

 


 

Level 19 – 21:45

The blinds increase as we begin level number 19.

They are now 4,000/8,000 with an 8,000 ante.

26 players remaining.

 

Break Time – 21:30

Break time for the players as they take 15 minutes.


 

Double Bust Out!  – 21:10

Ben Winsor open to 12,000, Daniel Barriocanaldelaiglesia moves all in for 120,000, Corentin Ropert moves all in from the big blind for around 160,000…  Ben CALLS!!

Ben – QUEENS!
Daniel – KINGS!
Corentin – ACES!

The flop comes Qs2c4d as Ben flops top set!!

Brick on the turn, brick on the river !!

Ben Winsor takes the pot with top set and is now overall chip leader with 620,000.

We lose Daniel & Corentin and with their exit we are now in the money!!

 


 

Exits – 20:45

We’re now down to 28 after losing:

James Sykes
Henry Fewster
Sam Goodman

 


 

Level 18 – 20:30

The blinds increase as we begin level 18.

They are now 3000/6000 with a 6000 ante.

32 players remaining.


 

Ben Maregedze Busts – 20:15

Laurence Houghton opens to 11k, Lander Lijobereciartua three bets to 35,000. Ben Maregedze cold four bets all in for 150,000. Action comes back to Laurence who also moves all in! Lander folds and the cards go on their backs.

Laurence – QUEENS
Ben – JACKS

No help for Ben on the board and we lose him in 33rd place, we are now just six off the money.

 


 

Awful Beat for Ankit Ahuja – 20:10

On a flop of 8dTh2c Ankit calls a three bet shove of Min Ji.

Min tables QUEENS!
Ankit shows Tc8c for two pair.

The turn card comes 2s !! Min turns two pair to take the lead in the pot.

The river card 2h

Full house for Min as he takes the pot, he is now up to 400k.

We lose Ankit Ahuja from the field.

 

 


Final Four Tables – 20:01

 


 

 

 

Chip Counts – 19:45

 

 

Leo Boisbaudry 400000
Antoine Saout 372000
Morten Mortensen 317000
Shengjie Tao 305000
Min Ji 290000
Trevor Reardon 290000
Youness Barakat 260000
James Sykes 260000
Zapatero Gomez 255000
Lander Lijobereciartua 242000
Dost Ghrabie 240000
N H 236000
Andrew Christoforou 228000
Benjamin Winsor 221000
Philippe Souki 215000
Thomas Hall 207000
Laurence Houghton 200000
Ankit Ahuja 195000
Sebastien Jung 189000
J V 171000
P P 165000
Antoine Labat 163000
Daniel Barriocanaldelaiglesia 145000
Christopher Maguire 140000
Oliver Price 137000
Guy  Taylor 130000
S V 120000
Ben Maregedze 110000
Daiva Byrne 109000
David Barnes 105000
Henry Fewster 97000
Zack Chesses 86000
Stephen Bean 75000
Corentin Ropert 67000
Sam Goodman 63000
John Bousfield 54000

 

 

 


 

Level 17 – 19:30

The players are back seated as we begin level number 17.

The blinds are now 2,500/5,000 with a 5k ante.

36 players remaining.

 


 

Break Time – 19:15

Break time for the players as they take 15 minutes.

36 players remaining.


 

 

Eliminations – 19:05

Carlos Delvigogonzalez
James Paul Rann
Henri Juutilainen
Paul Fontancastrillon
Joseph Grech
Kevin Allen

James Rann Exits – 18:50

James Rann moves all in for 60k and is called by Ankit Ahuja.

James tables TsTh and is in great shape for a double against the 9d9s  of Ankit.

The flop comes 9c5c 5s as Ankit flops a house!

The turn card comes Xx

The river card 7s

Ankit takes the pot and increases his stack to 220k.

Very unlucky for James as he heads out of the tournament.

 


 

 

Ben Morrison Busts – 18:30

Ben Morrison gets his last 50k all in holding Ac9c against the AdAs of Antoine Saout.

The flop comes Td6cJc giving Ben a flush draw.

The turn card comes 3d

The river card 6s

Two pair for Antoine as he takes the pot and is now just short of 300k!

We lose Ben Morrion from the field here as there are now 43 players remaining.

 


 

Blinds Up – 18:15

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

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

44 players remaining.

 

Pics – 17:50

 


 

Chip Counts – 17:35

Andrew Christoforou 311000
Trevor Reardon 305000
J V 300000
Shengjie Tao 290000
Morten Mortensen 280000
Dost Ghrabie 267000
Daiva Byrne 265000
Leo Boisbaudry 240000
Lander Lijobereciartua 230000
Thomas Hall 227000
James Sykes 225000
Oliver Price 225000
Min Ji 224000
Laurence Houghton 215000
Philippe Souki 215000
Christopher Maguire 210000
Antoine Saout 165000
Zapatero Gomez 150000
Carlos Delvigogonzalez 146000
Henri Juutilainen 130000
Ankit Ahuja 124000
N H 120000
S V 120000
Guy Alexander H Taylor 120000
Ben Maregedze 120000
Zack Chesses 115000
Paul Fontancastrillon 115000
Henry Fewster 110000
James Paul Rann 105000
Corentin Ropert 100000
Sam Goodman 100000
Youness Barakat 100000
John Bousfield 95000
Daniel Barriocanaldelaiglesia 85000
P P 80000
Patrick Uzan 75000
Josh Hayes 75000
Antoine Labat 75000
David Barnes 75000
Kevin Allen 74000
Joseph Grech 70000
Benjamin Morrison 70000
Benjamin Winsor 55000
Sebastien Jung 50000
Keith Johnson 40000
Panicos Ellinas 40000
Stephen Bean 35000

 

Level 15 – 17:20

The players are back seated as we begin level 15.

The blinds are now 1500/3000 with a 3000 ante.

47 players remaining.

 


 

 

Break Time – 16:15

Dinner break for the players as they take 60 minutes.


 

Full Chip Count Coming Up – 16:01

Players will be going on a break in 15 minutes time, we will get a full chip count up for you of the 50 remaining players.


 

Side Event – 15:50

The £500 side event is just about to start with 15 players, it’s a one day event which will play to a winner today.

 


 

 

Level Up – 15:15

The blinds increase as we begin level number four of the day.

The blinds are now 1200/2400 with a 2400 big blind ante.

52 players remaining.

 

 

Womens Event – 15:01

The Womens side event has 33 entries so far.

Late registration is open until 4:15pm.

 


Recent Eliminations – 14:45

Tamer Kamel
Javier Perezestevez
Vicky Mitchell
Javier Zarco Sanchez
Tomas Macnamara
F F
Daniel Rudd

 

65 Players Remaining – 14:30

 


 

Level 13 – 14:15

The players are back seated as we begin level number 13.

Blinds are now 1,000/2000 with a 2000 big blind ante.

70 players remaining.

 


 

Break Time – 14:01

Break time now for the players as they take 15 minutes

 


 

Side Events – 13:50

 

 


 

Bust Outs – 13:30

Nathan Lee
Julien Terrasson
Bassam Elia
Andrew Hulme
Victor Ilyukhin
Jamie Oconnor
Petrit Gjoka
Chris Dasilva
Mark Teltscher
Andrey Veselov

 


 

Level 12 – 13:01

The blinds increase as we begin level number 12.

They are now 800/1600 with a 1600 ante.

86 players remaining.


 

 

First Level Exits – 12:45

Artur Gjoka
Etienne Fortin
William Fasano
Scott Berko
Lasierra Tovar
Katie Swift
Suketu Patel
Iwan Jones
Simon Higgins
Ryan Fronda
David Stonehouse
Jeremy Saderne
Christopher Brammer
Mitchell Johnson
Phillip Clarke
Raul Fernandes
Yiannis Liperis
Stephen Woodhead

 


 

Antoines Lead – 12:50

The two Antoines lead the 104 players making their way back for Day 2.

 


 

 

Prizepool Payout – 12:30

GUKPT Grand Final
£2500 Buy In
Entries: 273
1st £188,610
2nd £123,740
3rd £76,920
4th £49,490
5th £34,120
6th £25,410
7th £20,070
8th £16,050
9th £13,380
10th £11,370
11th £10,030
12th £9,360
13th £8,700
14th £8,020
15th £7,360
16th £7,360
17th £6,690
18th £6,690
19th £6,020
20th £6,020
21st £6,020
22nd £6,020
23rd £5,350
24th £5,350
25th £5,350
26th £5,350

 


 

Shuffle Up & Deal – 12:01

The cards are in the air as we begin Day 2.

The blinds start at 600/1200 with a 1200 big blind ante.

104 players start the day.


 

Players Called In – 11:55

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

We will be underway very soon.

 


 

Day 2 Seating Plan – 11:50

2 1
2 2 Patrick Uzan 50,300
2 3 Lander Lijobereciartua 63,000
2 4 Cai Huang 34,100
2 5
2 6 Nathan Lee 52,000
2 7 Julien Terrasson 18,000
2 8 Andrew Hulme 23,400
2 9 N H 96,000
3 1 Daniel Barriocanaldelaiglesia 71,700
3 2 P P 80,000
3 3 Christopher Brammer 19,700
3 4
3 5 Katie Swift 20,600
3 6 Keith Johnson 93,500
3 7 Petrit Gjoka 60,000
3 8 Benjamin Winsor 61,200
3 9 Scott Berko 126,000
4 1 Kenny Hallaert 43,700
4 2 James Paul Rann 73,300
4 3
4 4 David Stonehouse 43,700
4 5 Jamie Oconnor 55,000
4 6 Sam Goodman 63,900
4 7 Trevor Reardon 139,000
4 8
4 9 Ankit Ahuja 123,200
5 1 Yazan Mdanat 161,900
5 2
5 3 James Alan Nixon 34,200
5 4 Dost Ghrabie 47,000
5 5 James Sykes 100,500
5 6 Mitchell Johnson 41,200
5 7 Maria Lampropoulou 14,000
5 8
5 9 Daniel Rudd 77,000
6 1 Charles Carrel 41,100
6 2 Raul Fernandes 65,200
6 3
6 4 Phillip Clarke 47,400
6 5 Paul Fontancastrillon 74,100
6 6 Henry Fewster 21,900
6 7 Christopher Maguire 64,300
6 8 Shengjie Tao 173,300
6 9 K N 62,900
7 1 Philippe Souki 187,200
7 2 Etienne Fortin 46,200
7 3 Daniel Tighe 68,800
7 4 Leo Boisbaudry 168,300
7 5 Guy Alexander H Taylor 41,700
7 6
7 7 John Mooney 45,000
7 8 Suketu Patel 32,700
7 9 Panicos Ellinas 64,000
8 1
8 2 Andrew Christoforou 60,300
8 3 Lasierra Tovar 48,000
8 4 Stephen Woodhead 57,800
8 5 Joseph Grech 92,500
8 6 Youness Barakat 135,200
8 7 Laurence Houghton 47,300
8 8 Benjamin Morrison 40,300
8 9
9 1 Andrey Veselov 61,600
9 2 Henri Juutilainen 119,700
9 3 A M 66,100
9 4 Justinas Pactauskas 128,000
9 5 Daiva Byrne 89,200
9 6 Corentin Ropert 21,200
9 7
9 8 Sebastien Jung 113,400
9 9 Carlos Delvigogonzalez 47,500
10 1 R L 44,000
10 2 Yiannis Liperis 13,000
10 3 Ben Maregedze 143,000
10 4
10 5 Antoine Saout 188,700
10 6 Alexios Zervos 98,400
10 7 Ivan Deyra 72,400
10 8
10 9 Min Ji 77,500
11 1 Artur Gjoka 56,200
11 2 Vicky Mitchell 48,700
11 3 Adam Miller 57,300
11 4 Oliver Price 60,000
11 5
11 6 Iwan Jones 44,800
11 7 Lukas Gloor 13,700
11 8 J V 124,000
11 9 Bassam Elia 67,800
12 1 Brandon Sheils 44,600
12 2 Kevin Allen 39,000
12 3 S V 99,500
12 4 Josh Hayes 27,800
12 5
12 6 Javier Zarco Sanchez 21,600
12 7 Zack Chesses 141,900
12 8
12 9 Jeremy Saderne 61,000
13 1 Sam Palmer 54,900
13 2
13 3
13 4 Victor Ilyukhin 27,500
13 5 Zapatero Gomez 47,700
13 6 F F 47,000
13 7 Mark Teltscher 75,900
13 8 Thomas Hall 73,200
13 9 John Bousfield 49,500
14 1
14 2 David Barnes 50,300
14 3 Tomas Macnamara 13,900
14 4 Stephen Bean 44,600
14 5
14 6 Ming Ju 102,700
14 7 Chris Dasilva 38,000
14 8 Antoine Labat 209,500
14 9 Javier Perezestevez 32,400

 


 

Welcome To Day 2 – 11:45

Good morning and welcome back to The Poker Room in London for Day 2 of the GUKPT Grand Final.

There are 96 players who have made it through to today and registration is still open until the first card is dealt.

There’s currently a massive £675,000 in the prizepool and we are all ready to start at 12pm.

Today we will be playing another ten levels of play.

 


 

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