GUKPT 2020 Leg 1 London Day 1a Blog

GUKPT 2020 Leg 1 London Day 1a Blog

The GUKPT is back for the 14th season and as always we begin in London.

Day 1a of todays tournament promises to be very busy and it begins at 12pm.

Follow all the action of the  £300,000 Guaranteed, £1,350+£150 buy in main event here.


Morrison Leads Day 1a – 00:15

The first Day of the GUKPT 2020 season is now in the history books. The day has flown by and finished with 122 entries in total over the ten levels of late registration. Of those 122, we finished the day with 34 players who have bagged up for Day 2 which takes place on Saturday.

Ben Morrison has finished the day as the chip leader and sits on top of the chip counts. Full counts are:

Benjamin Morrison 181,000
Ajay Kejriwal 141,800
Klodian Ceka 138,000
Oliver Thomas Bithell 127,000
Determeyer Chris 118,400
Phillip Corion 105,000
William Chattaway 100,700
Kenny Hallaert 100,600
Jamie Oconnor 98,000
Alexios Zervos 95,000
Carlos Delvigogonzalez 93,100
Daniel Rudd 85,000
T Z 84,500
Jack Andrew Loraine 82,800
Francesco Trifino 79,400
Lander Lijobereciartua 73,500
Michalis Michael 59,400
Henri Juutilainen 57,500
T B 55,600
Zapatero Gomez 52,900
Philippe Souki 52,500
Yiannis Liperis 48,400
Patrice Brandt 48,200
Ahmad Abdelhadi 47,100
Jan Naderzadeh 44,700
Johan Martinet 42,700
Riyaz Samad 40,500
Ryan Jonathan Mandara 36,800
Lasierra Tovar 34,000
Youness Barakat 30,500
S V 29,100
Christopher Richard Howden 28,400
Thomas Hall 21,600
Jonathan Gray 9,000

We will be back tomorrow for Day 1b which begins at 12pm, with the live stream beginning at 12:30pm. Join us then for another busy day.


 

Bagging & Tagging – 23:55

The players are now bagging and tagging.

Full chip counts will be up as soon as possible.

 


 

 

Last Five Hands – 23:30

The clock has been paused with 12 minutes remaining.

Players will now play 5 more hands before bagging and tagging.


 

All is Quiet – 23:15

No action to speak of during the last level as the players try to keep hold of their chips to make Day 2, which will take place on Saturday.

 


 

The Last Level – 22:50

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

Blinds are now 500/1000 with a 1k bb ante.

40 players remaining.


 

More Exits – 22:25

Terry Jordon
Daniel Rudd
James Dempsey
Aleem Kanji
Hossien Taki
Attila Havacs


 

Chip Counts – 22:05

Some counts from around the tables:

Billy Chattaway – 100,000
Tom Hall – 50,000
Tamer Kamel – 40,000
Jack Loraine – 55,000
Klodian Ceka – 40,000
Tyler Goatcher – 15,000

 


 

Level 9 – 21:55

The players are back seated as we begin level 9.

They are now 400/800 with an 800 big blind ante.

50 players remaining.

 


 

Break Time – 21:40

Break time now for the players as they take their last 15 minute break.

 


Chip Counts – 21:15

Chris Howden – 30,000
Juha Helpi – 50,000
Florian Duta – 50,000
Ryan Mandara – 75,000
Adam Wilkinson – `12,000
James Dempsey – 7,000
Alexios Zervos – 80,000

 


 

Seating Plan – 20:45

1 1 Daniel Rudd
1 2
1 3 Kuljinder Sidhu
1 4 Michael Dunleavy
1 5 Pedro Pellicercoloma
1 6 Benjamin Morrison
1 7 Jan Naderzadeh
1 8 Linda Lahdenpaa
1 9 T B
2 1 Tyler John Goatcher
2 2 Colin Gillon
2 3 William Chattaway
2 4 Thomas Hall
2 5 Tamer Kamel
2 6
2 7 Jack Andrew Loraine
2 8 Henri Juutilainen
2 9
3 1 Jonathan Gray
3 2 Kevin Charlie Charalambous
3 3
3 4 Ahmad Abdelhadi
3 5
3 6 Dragos Bulgarea
3 7 Christopher Richard Howden
3 8 Attila Havacs
3 9 Juha Helppi
4 1 Francesco Trifino
4 2 Ajay Kejriwal
4 3 Riyaz Samad
4 4
4 5 Daniel Samson
4 6 Maxime Chilaud
4 7 Kevin Allen
4 8 Yiannis Liperis
4 9 Philippe Souki
5 1 T Z
5 2 Johan Martinet
5 3
5 4 Lorenc Boci
5 5 Jussi Hietalahti
5 6 Andrew Christoforou
5 7 Lander Lijobereciartua
5 8 Hossien Taki
5 9 Zapatero Gomez
6 1 James Dempsey
6 2 Adam Wilkinson
6 3 Kenny Hallaert
6 4
6 5 Oliver Thomas Bithell
6 6 Joe Brindle
6 7 Axat Mawji
6 8 Alexios Zervos
6 9 Patrice Brandt
7 1 Jamie Oconnor
7 2 S V
7 3
7 4 Youness Barakat
7 5 Carlos Delvigogonzalez
7 6 Paul Alterman
7 7 Ryan Jonathan Mandara
7 8 Aleem Kanji
7 9 Florian Dimitrie Duta
8 1 Michalis Michael
8 2 Nicholas Lee
8 3 Klodian Ceka
8 4 Ulysse Harry
8 5 Lasierra Tovar
8 6 Tjaart Steyn
8 7 Determeyen Chris
8 8 Alex Peter Bounsall
8 9 Daniel James

Level Up! – 20:40

The blinds increase as we bein level number eight.

They are now 300/600 with a 600 bb ante.

57 players remaining from the 115 entries.

 


 

Exits – 20:30

James Alan Nixon
Brian Clarke
Joshua Boulton
Thomas Myland
Jack Hardcastle
Zapatero Gomez
Sebastien Jung
Kenny Hallaert

 


 

Satellite Smashing it! – 20:20

Two hours into the satellite and it has already made 12 seats!

There’s also a waiting list of players to get in as all the tables are full!!

 


 

 

Chip Counts – 19:50

Daniel Rudd – 35,000
Kully Sidhu – 24,000
Ben Morrison – 46,000
Jan Naderzadeh – 53,000
Linda Lahdenpa – 20,000

 


 

Level 7 – 19:35

The players are back seated as we begin level number 7.

The blinds are now 200/500 with a 500 big blind ante.

109 entries so far.


 

Break Time – 19:20

Break time for the players as they take 15 minutes.

 


Over 100 entries – 19:10

 


 

 

Exits – 18:45

Albert Sapiano
Nicholas Rishover
Joseph Chattaway
Renee Xie
Yiannis Liperis
Attila Havacs
Ghassan Bitar
Antoine Labat

 


Level 6 – 18:20

The blinds increase as we begin level number 6.

Blinds are now 200/400 with a 400 big blind ante.

102 players in the main event so far today.

 


 

Chip Counts – 18:10

Some counts from around the tables:

Billy Chattaway – 17,000
Yiannis Liperis – 35,000
Jamie O’Connor – 40,000
Andrew Christoforou – 25,000
Albert Sapiano – 13,000
Brian Clarke – 22,000
Kully Sidhu – 24,000
Colin Gillon – 23,000

 


 

Aces vs Aces! – 17:50

Aces vs aces live on our feature table between Juha Helpi and Kevin Charalambous.

It resulted in both players going all in pre flop and then chopping it.

 


 

Level 5 – 17:20

The players are back seated as we begin level number 5.

The blinds are now 100/300 with a 300 big blind ante.

84 entries so far today.

 


 

Dinner Break – 16:20

Dinner break for the players as they take 60 minutes.


 

Cardroom Shots – 16:10

 

London Cash Game Update – 15:55

Cash games update :

NLH

1-1 (2)
1-2 (2)
1-3 (1)

PLO

1-2 (1)
5-10 (1)

BadBeat Jackpot £69,000+
Quad 6’s to be beaten

 


 

Tonights Satellite – 15:35

Event Name: Super Satellite – 6 x £1,350+150 GUKPT Main Seats Guaranteed
Buy-in: £150+15
Re-entry: Yes unlimited
Time: 6.30pm
Entry Period: 2 hours
Days: 1
Levels played:
Clock: FTT 4X30min>25min
Starting stack: 10,000
Breaks: Every 2H

 


 

Level 4 – 15:20

The blinds increase as we begin level number four.

They are now 100/200.

80 entries so far today.


 

Two Exits – 15:05

Just the two exits here from the field during level number three of the day as we lose Eren Sergil & Jack Oliver.

Both players can re-enter if they wish as late registration is open for the full ten levels of play.


 

 

High Roller Result – 14:55

GUKPT London
£3000 High Roller
Entries: 15
Prizepool: £45,000
1st £22,500 Lander Lijobereciartua
2nd £13,500 Ghassan Bitar
3rd £9,000 Guy Taylor

 


 

Seniors Result – 14:45

GUKPT London
£135 Seniors Event
Entries: 93
Prizepool: £12,555
1st £3,500.00 Paul Rigg
2nd £2,930.00 Anon
3rd £1,655.00 Peter Kvisthammar
4th £1,170.00 Christopher Flint
5th £865.00 Anon
6th £625.00 Michael Ofarrell
7th £465.00 Andrew Greig
8th £390.00 Laurence Stone
9th £350.00 George Achillea
10th £315.00 Michael Quinn
11th £290.00 Anon

 

 


 

Chip Counts – 14:30

Jamie Nixon – 18,000
Phil Souki – 31,000
Tony Kelly – 20,000
Ryan Mandara – 26,000
Kevin Allen – 20,000

 


 

Level 3 – 14:20

Players are back seated as we begin level 3.

Blinds are now 75/150.

80 entries so far today.


 

Break Time – 14:01

Break time now for the players as we take 20 minutes.


 

 

All is Quiet – 13:50

All is quiet during the first session of play and we are yet to lose a single player from the tournament. Players are still making their way through the doors to buy in as late registration is open for the full ten levels of play today.

 


 

Day 1a Seating Plan – 13:30

1 1 T Z
1 2 Johan Martinet
1 3 Ulysse Harry
1 4 Lorenc Boci
1 5
1 6 Iwan Jones
1 7 Jack Oliver
1 8 Benjamin Roberts
1 9 William Chattaway
2 1 T J G
2 2 Michalis Michael
2 3 Jack Hardcastle
2 4 Antoine Labat
2 5 Mathew Sherreard
2 6
2 7 J A L
2 8 Henri Juutilainen
2 9 Paul Alterman
3 1 Riyaz Samad
3 2 Renee Xie
3 3 John Rigolli
3 4 Michael Dunleavy
3 5
3 6 Nicholas Lee
3 7 T B
3 8 A S
3 9 Jan Naderzadeh
4 1
4 2 Kevin Charlie Charalambous
4 3 Thomas Myland
4 4 Ahmad Abdelhadi
4 5 Lee J French
4 6 Dragos Bulgarea
4 7 C R H
4 8 Maxime Chilaud
4 9 J H
5 1 D G
5 2 Ajay Kejriwal
5 3 Tjaart Steyn
5 4 Attila Havacs
5 5
5 6 Ryan Jonathan Mandara
5 7 Kevin Allen
5 8 James Alan Nixon
5 9 Philippe Souki
6 1 James Dempsey
6 2 Adam Wilkinson
6 3
6 4 Andrew Hulme
6 5 Hasan Gul
6 6 Linda Lahdenpaa
6 7 Axat Mawji
6 8 Florian Dimitrie Duta
6 9 Tamer Kamel

 


PLO Result – 13:15

GUKPT London
£180 Omaha 4/5/6
Entries: 93
1 £5,085.00 Robert Garfield
2 £3,315.00 Linda Lahdenpaa
3 £2,165.00 Reza Fazeli
4 £1,525.00 Richard Ashby
5 £1,130.00 Haresh Thaker
6 £825.00 Daniel Patel
7 £605.00 ANON
8 £510.00 Michael Bartov
9 £460.00 Nikolay Ponomarev
10 £410.00 Mukhtar Ahmed
11 £375.00 Jozsef Boka

 

 


 

Level Up – 13:01

The blinds increase as we begin the second level of the day.

They are now 50/100.

40 entries so far today.

 


 

Playing Today – 12:45

Players playing today:

Jack Oliver
Jamie Nixon
Lee French
Chris Howden
Paul Alterman

36 entries so far today, with late registration open for the full ten levels.

 


 

Live Stream -12:30

Day 1a of the #GUKPT London Main Event begins tomorrow at 12pm. That means

@TheTower68 & @_JustJay__ will be back! Bringing you 4 days of commentary from @ThePokerRoomUK

 

Join them from 12:30pm tomorrow here – gros.casino/Live_Poker


 

 

Shuffle Up & Deal – 12:01

The cards are in the air as we begin Day 1a of the GUKPT London Main Event.

Blinds are starting at 25/50.

25 entries to start the day.

 

 


 

Players Called In – 11:45

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

We should be underway in 15 minutes.

 


 

Welcome To London – 11:30

The GUKPT is back!!

Welcome to Leg 1 of the 14th Season of the Grosvenor UK Poker Tour!

Leg 1 as always takes place in London beginning at 12pm.

The tournament has a buy in of £1,350+£150 with a £300,000 Guarantee. For your buy in you’ll receive 20,000 chips ran on a 60 minute clock.

We’ll be with you for the full days play today, bringing you full coverage of the event. Chip counts, pictures and exits will be available here and of course our live stream begins at 12:30pm running on a thirty minute delay.

 

 

 

 

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