GUKPT 2020 Leg 1 London Day 1b Blog

GUKPT 2020 Leg 1 London Day 1b Blog

Day 1b of the GUKPT London Main Event takes place at The Poker Room in London. 200 entries are expected to do battle for another ten levels of play and you can follow all the action here.


Dedusha Bags a Monster – 00:15

Today we expected over 200 entries and we got that and then some. With the ten levels of late registration, the total numbers of entries for 1B was 247, giving us 369 in total and a prizepool of £498,150! Late registration is still open though and we need just two entries tomorrow for a £500,000 prize pool!

Artan Dedusha has finished as chip leader from today,with a HUGE stack of 306,600, he goes into tomorrow as the overall chip leader by around 120,000 which is 100 big blinds.

81 players have finished the day and they are:

Artan Dedusha 306,600
Javier Perezestevez 187,800
David Gee 154,800
Richard Kellett 154,000
Linda Lahdenpaa 151,200
Dahe Liu 136,200
Juha Helppi 123,000
Benjamin Winsor 121,500
Ghassan Bitar 106,000
Damian Bell 103,200
Jack Oneill 101,800
Robert Garfield 96,400
Grant Dixon 95,100
Cai Huang 86,000
Mohammad Usmani 81,200
Ben Maregedze 80,400
Michael Bartov 80,200
Frode Gjesdal 78,600
Alexander Zeligman 75,700
Peter Kvisthammar 69,300
Daniel Paul Rogers 68,700
Waheed Ashraf 68,300
Antoine Labat 66,600
Matthew Skeadas 64,800
Jean Chanpangcheong 63,700
Jack Nolan 63,600
David Maudlin 62,000
Aleem Kanji 60,600
Angelos Nastosmegas 60,200
Haresh Thaker 58,500
Josh Hayes 57,800
Richard Trigg 55,400
Pedro Pellicercoloma 55,300
Paul Siddle 55,300
L C 55,300
Sebastien Jung 54,900
Andrew Abernethy 54,800
Maxime Chilaud 53,200
A D 53,200
Carl N Pickles 52,400
Malik Khan 51,400
Panicos Ellinas 50,000
Stephen Bean 50,000
Martin Hogarty 48,500
Danh Cong Tran 48,100
Artur Gjoka 45,900
Cuong Tran 43,600
Vicky Mitchell 43,000
Neil Mcculloch 42,800
Richard Horton 42,300
Jeffrey Kimber 42,100
Craig Borrer 41,900
Chris Dasilva 41,000
James Williams 40,900
Andrew Hulme 40,200
Arron Woodcock 40,000
Daniel Harwood 38,000
James Rann 37,300
Oliver White 34,600
Heinz Frye 34,200
E A 32,700
Kuljinder Sidhu 32,000
Giulio Mascolo 30,000
Paul F Tedeschi 29,700
Kevin Charalambous 29,000
Karl Watson 29,000
Adrian Mateos 28,700
Jussi Hietalahti 28,300
R X 27,600
Francois Pirault 27,300
Emrah Cakmak 27,200
Shengjie Tao 27,100
Neophytos Neophytou 27,000
M.I 25,700
J V 25,500
Patrick Leonard 21,000
Jimmy Kebe 20,600
Lois Dufouleur 19,600
Lee J French 18,400
Eugen Geambasu 17,000
Leo James Farodoye 5,400

As of right now we have 115 players for Day 2 which begins tomorrow at 12pm, but registration is still open, so we could well have 125 players for tomorrows Day 2.

Join us tomorrow for another ten levels of play.

 

Play Has Finished – 23:55

Play has now finished on all tables.

Chip counts will be up with you as soon as possible.

 


 

Last Five Hands – 23:35

The clock has been paused with 10minutes remaining.

The players will not play 5 more hands before bagging up for the night.

 


 

 

Last Level Eliminations – 23:10

Justinas Pactauskas
Steven Watts
Jussi Hietalahti
James Gray
Florian Dimitrie Duta
Ali Akok

 


 

Last Level – 22:45

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

They are now 500/1000 with a 1000 ante.

95 players remaining.


 

Kellett is Back!  – 22:25

He’s back!!
 
After smashing up the Aussie Millions, National league winner Richard Kellett is playing his first event on his GUKPT Passport.
 
Last year he had the best year in Grosvenor Poker history making 24 final tables! He also made 4 GUKPT Main Event final tables!!
 
You wouldn’t back against him to do it all over again!

 


 

Best Player In The World? – 22:05

If Adrian Mateos isn’t the best player in the world, who is?

 


 

 

 Level Nine – 21:45

The players are back seated as we begin level number 9.

The blinds are now 400/800 with an 800 big blind ante.

109 players remaining from the 235 entries.


 

Break Time – 21:30

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

 


 

Bust Outs – 20:45

Kasim Mahmood
Arturas Jusas
Leslie Kearney
Alberto Hernandez
David Clarkson
Colin Gillon
John Mooney
Jonas Neukirch

 


 

Level Up – 20:30

The blinds increase to 300/600 with a 600 big blind ante as begin level number 8 of the day.

 


 

Counts – 19:45

John Ishak – 11,800
Neo Neophytou – 13,000
Adrian Mateos – 35,000
Adam Smith – 30,000
George Achillea – 38,000

 


 

Level 7 – 19:30

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

Blinds are now 200/500 with a 500 big blind.

205 entries so far today.

 


 

Break Time – 19:15

Break time for the players as they take 15 minutes.


Exits – 18:45

Recent exits from the field:

Guy Taylor
Tamer Kamel
D A
David Gee
Garry Stevenssmith
Shao Jiao
Leo Boisbaudry

 

Blinds Up – 18:20

The blinds increase as we begin level number 6.

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

199 entries so far today!


 

More Counts – 18:10

Martin Hogarty – 18,000
Jeff Kimber – 30,000
Chris DaSilva – 30,000
Phil Green – 13,000
Dave Gee – 6,000
Carl Pickles – 27,000

 


 

Chip Counts – 17:55

Richard Kellett – 40,000
Dave Maudlin – 35,000
John Bousfield – 11,000
Harry Chapman – 17,000
Martin Bader – 10,000
Chris Cooper – 40,000

 


 

Cardroom Shots – 17:45


 

Chip Counts – 17:30

Some counts from the tables:

Steven Watts – 46,000
Terry Jordon – 6,000
James Gray – 16,000
David Clarkson – 46,000
Josh  Boulton – 43,000

 


 

Level 5 – 17:20

The players are back as we begin level number 5.

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

160 entries so far today.

 


 

Dinner Break – 16:20

Dinner break for the players as they take 60 minutes.


All is Quiet – 15:45

All is quiet during the fourth level of play with not much action taking place.

Despite being fed at the tables, players will go on a 60 minute dinner break after this.

 

 


 

Level 4 – 15:20

The blinds increase as we begin level number 4.

They are now 100/200 with a 200 big blind ante.

155 entries so far today.


 

Bust Outs – 15:01

Albert Sapiano
Alan Stearn
S S
Benjamin Winsor
Javier Perezestevez
Garry Stevenssmith
Richard Paul Harrison
Patrick Brendan Leonard
Andrey Veselov
Andrew Bak


 

Cash Games – 14:45

CASH GAME UPDATE
NLH
1-1 (2)
1-2 (2)

BAD BEAT JACKPOT – £69,944

 


 

Chip Counts – 14:35

Guy Taylor – 17,000
David Gee – 20,000
Wadey – 25,000
David Crane – 13,000
Artur Gjoka – 17,000

 


 

Level 3 – 14:15

The players are back seated as we begin level number 3.

The blinds are now 75/150.

130 entries so far today.


 

 

Break Time – 14:01

Break time for the players as they take 15 minutes.

 


Exits – 13:45

Exits from the tables during the first session of play:

Sally Smith
Barry Grime
Andrew Bak

 


 

Day 1b Seating Plan – 13:30

1 1 Javier Perezestevez
1 2 M U
1 3 Jack Nolan
1 4 James Williams
1 5 Toby Wilkins
1 6 Peter Kvisthammar
1 7 Abdelrahman Moursy
1 8 Dean Clay
1 9 Daniel Paul Rogers
2 1 Ben Maregedze
2 2 David Dean
2 3 David Barnes
2 4 I U
2 5 Benjamin Winsor
2 6 K N
2 7 Neil Mcculloch
2 8 Kevin Charlie Charalambous
2 9 Albert Sapiano
3 1 Guy Taylor
3 2 David Gee
3 3 Waheed Ashraf
3 4 Victor Ilyukhin
3 5 Alberto Hernandez
3 6 David Crane
3 7 Oliver White
3 8 Artur Gjoka
3 9 C N P
4 1 D H
4 2 Andrey Veselov
4 3 Robert Garfield
4 4 Trevor Reardon
4 5 A D
4 6 Dooley Alshanti
4 7 L M
4 8 Grant Dixon
4 9 Philip Walker
5 1 D C
5 2 John Sherif Helmy Ishak
5 3 Eugen Geambasu
5 4 Dost Ghrabie
5 5 Sandiep Khosa
5 6 Victor Hairapetyan
5 7 Dahe Liu
5 8 Adam Charles Smith
5 9 George Achillea
6 1 Angelos Nastosmegas
6 2 Antoine Saout
6 3 Karl Watson
6 4 Chris Dasilva
6 5 Renee Xie
6 6 George Alexander
6 7 Jonas Neukirch
6 8 Danh Cong Tran
6 9 Philip Green
7 1 Steven Watts
7 2 F G
7 3 Kasim Mahmood
7 4 R D
7 5 Kanan Farzaliyev
7 6 Joshua James Boulton
7 7 Neophytos Neophytou
7 8 James Gray
7 9 Arian Hassankashani
8 1 Christopher Cooper
8 2 Martin Hogarty
8 3 Martin Bader
8 4 Patrick Brendan Leonard
8 5 Justinas Pactauskas
8 6 Damian Bell
8 7 N M
8 8 James Paul Rann
8 9 Lois Dufouleur
9 1 Matthew Skeadas
9 2 Richard Trigg
9 3 Emyr Lewis
9 4 Graham Wilson
9 5 Richard Paul Harrison
9 6 Garry Stevenssmith
9 7 Alexander Zeligman
9 8 W T
9 9 Sam Acheampong
10 1 Lee Matthew Bayliss
10 2 Steven Game
10 3 J O
10 4 Leo James Farodoye
10 5 Jeffrey Kimber
10 6 Jussi Hietalahti
10 7 Paul Rigg
10 8 Colin Gillon
10 9 Richard Horton
11 1 Harry Chapman
11 2 Jimmy Kebe
11 3 Adam Miller
11 4 Aleem Kanji
11 5 Arran Fletcher
11 6 Florian Dimitrie Duta
11 7 Michael Bartov
11 8 Richard Kellett
11 9 Daniel Toffel
12 1 Lee J French
12 2 David Maudlin
12 3 Barry Grime
12 4
12 5 Gabriel Wafotasse
12 6 Heinz Frye
12 7 Leslie Kearney
12 8 P S
12 9 Valentin Ghioca
13 1 A K
13 2 K J
13 3 Giulio Mascolo
13 4 Karl Guiness
13 5 Rajiv Sakaria
13 6 Andrew Abernethy
13 7 M I
13 8 John Mooney
13 9 Arron Woodcock

 


 

Level 2 – 13:05

The blinds increase as we begin level 2.

They are now 50/100.

100 entries so far today.

 


 

Live Stream – 12:50

We are live from Day 1b of the GUKPT London Main Event.

You can watch all the action HERE!!

 


 

Playing Today – 12:20

Players in the field today:

Antoine Saout
Rick Trigg
Albert Sapiano
Chris Cooper
Jeff Kimber
Guy Taylor

 


 

Shuffle Up & Deal – 12:01

The cards are in the air as we begin Day 1b.

Blinds are starting at 25/50 and there are 70 players registered for the start.

 


 

Welcome To Day 1b – 11:45

Good morning and welcome back to The Poker Room in London for the second day one of GUKPT London Main Event.

Yesterday there were 122 entries over the ten levels of play. Today we are expecting around 200 entries, bringing the total to over 300!

The tournament has a buy in of £1,350+£150 with a £300,000 guarantee. For their buy in, the players will receive a 20,000 stack on a 60 minute clock.

We are looking forward to another great day of poker, bringing you chip counts and exits here and then the live steam that runs on a thirty minute delay, beginning at 12:30pm.

 


 

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