GUKPT 2020 Leg 2 Manchester Day 2 Blog

GUKPT 2020 Leg 2 Manchester Day 2 Blog

103 players make their way back to the Bury New Road Casino in Manchester for Day 2 of the biggest GUKPT Manchester Main Event for 11 years.

Players will play another ten levels today and you can follow all the action here.


Winsor At It Again! – 23:50

Day 2 started with 110 player and after ten levels of play we have been left with 20 players who will be back tomorrow to play down to a winner!

The players are all guaranteed £2,800 tomorrow, but their eyes will be firmly on the first placed prize of £86,350!

Unsurprisingly Ben Winsor holds a huge chip lead over the rest of the field and has just short of a million chips!

Full counts are:

Ben Winsor 993,000
Dean Perry 509,000
Carl Shaw 428,000
Ben Dobson 389,000
Thomas High 349,000
Justin Devonport 340,000
James Jagger 335,000
Robert Bickley 324,000
Mark Baxter 317,000
Aleks Golubevs 300,000
Waheed Ashraf 285,000
Nathan Watson 285,000
Mark Dyson 281,000
Mark Evans 266,000
Jose Castillo 201,000
Ryan Mandara 189,000
Garry Wilson Jr. 159,000
David Johnson 145,000
Steve Warburton 114,000
Attila Havacs 109,000

We will be back tomorrow for another noon start and we are looking forward to what will be another cracking day!!

Can Winsor become the first ever four time champion?


 

Bagging & Tagging – 23:40

Play has now finished.

Full chip counts will be up asap.

 


 

Last Three Hands – 23:30

The clock has been paused with 8 minutes remaining.

Players will now play three more hands before bagging up for the night.


 

Jian Nie Busts – 23:02

Nathan Watson opens to 22,000 and Jian Nie moves all in for his 90k stack. Nathan makes the call!

Jian shows QsQc against the AdKh of Nathan.

The board runs out Ah2c3d9hJc

Jian loses the flip and head out in 21t place for £2,490.

 


 

 

More Exits – 22:50

24th £2,490 Adam Davies
25th £2,170 Ryan O’Sullivan
26th £2,170 Brandon Sheils
27th £2,170 Nick Fellone

 

More Exits – 22:40

The blinds increase as we begin the last level of today.

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

23 players remaining.

 


 

Winsor Takes Chip Lead – 22:30

Nathan Watson makes it 17k, Ben Winsor three bets to 55k from the button. Nathan four bet shoves. Ben is playing 275k and calls it off.

Nathan shows KINGS and Ben needs to get lucky tabling A-Q

Ace on the flop and Ben doubles up to 550k! He is now chip leader in the tournamnt.

Nathan has around 160k left.

 


 

Pics – 22:20

 


 

Chip Counts – 22:01

Nathan Watson 440000
Wadey Ashraf 426000
Ben Dobson 412000
James Jagger 408000
Ben Winsor 401000
Carl Shaw 375000
Brandon Sheils 370000
Dean Perry 360000
David Johnson 280000
Aleks Golubevs 270000
Martyn Frey 228000
Attila Havacs 224000
Mark Dyson 203000
Garry Wilson 200000
Chris Wood 200000
Thomas High 187000
Mark Evans 180000
Jose Castillo 177000
Robert Bickley 170000
Adam Davies 165000
S.W 150000
Ryan Mandara 136000
Justin Devonport 128000
Jian Nie 90000
Mark Baxter 78000
Ryan O’Sullivan 71000

 


 

Level 19 – 21:45

The players are back seated as we begin level 19.

The blinds are now 4,000/8,000 with an 8k big blind ante.

26 players remaining.


 

Break Time – 21:30

Break time for the players as they take 15 minutes.


 

Bust Outs – 21:10

28th £2,170 Chris Gatley
29th £2,170 Ron Musson
30th £2,170 David Crane

 

 


 

The Bubble Bursts! – 20:45

Leo Farodoye sticks 90,000 over the line leaving himself with 2,000, he is called by Attila Havacs.

The flop comes 3sTs6s

Leos last 2k goes in and Attia calls.

Leo shows QhQs for an over pair and a flush draw
Attila tables AdKd

The turn card comes Ah !! Sick for Leo as he now needs a spade or Queen to survive.

The river comes 2h

We lose Leo as all the players are now in the money!

 


 

Level Up – 20:20

The blinds increase as we begin the next level of play. They are now 3,000/6,000 with a 6k big blind ante.

32 players remaining.


 

Bubble Time – 20:10

We lose ** in 32nd place his pocket sevens beat by the Ad4d of Mark Evans. Mark rivering a flush. With his ext we are now on the bubble!


 

All is Quiet – 19:50

All is quiet here during level number 17. We are just two off the money, so the short stacks are trying to cling on to that £2k min cash.


 

Chip Counts – 19:30

 

Benjamin Dobson 400000
Carl  Shaw 372000
James Jagger 338000
Nathan Watson 330000
Ryan  Mandara 328000
Garry Wilson Jr. 288000
Thomas High 286000
Dean Perry 257000
Waheed Ashraf 255000
Brandon Sheils 250000
Ryan Osullivan 245000
S W 223000
Mark Dyson 213000
Martyn Frey 193000
Benjamin Winsor 189000
Chris Gatley 180000
Chris Wood 177000
Attila Havacs 175000
David Johnson 171000
Aleksandrs Golubevs 167000
Mark Andrew Evans 160000
Adam Davies 145000
Justin Devonport 142000
Robert Bickley 120000
Adria Diaz 116000
Jose  Castillo 109000
Leo  Farodoye 105000
Ronald Musson 100000
Marek Gajdosz 95000
Nicholas Fellone 89000
Jian Nie 66000
David Crane 62000
Mark Baxter 60000
Matt Sih 38000

 


 

Level 17 – 19:20

The players are back seated as we begin level 17.

The blinds are now 2500/5000 with a 5k big blind ante.

34 players remaining.

 

 

Break Time – 19:01

Break time for the players as they take 15 minutes.

 


 

Prizepool Payout – 18:50

GUKPT Manchester Main Event
£1000 NLHE
Entries: 317
Prizepool: £317,000
1st £86,350
2nd £57,160
3rd £35,110
4th £22,370
5th £15,220
6th £11,180
7th £8,700
8th £7,150
9th £5,900
10th £4,970
11th £4,350
12th £4,040
13th £3,720
14th £3,420
15th £3,420
16th £3,110
17th £3,110
18th £2,800
19th £2,800
20th £2,800
21st £2,490
22nd £2,490
23rd £2,490
24th £2,490
25th £2,170
26th £2,170
27th £2,170
28th £2,170
29th £2,170
30th £2,170

 


 

Final Four Tables – 18:30

We lose James Jones, Richard Kellett, Anthony Sutcliffe and Richard Harrison from the field

With their exits we are now down to the final four tables of the GUKPT Manchester Main Event.

36 players remaining.


 

Level 16 – 18:01

The blinds increase as we begin level 16.

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

41 players remaining.

 


 

Exits – 17:45

We are now down to 41 players in the main event.

The most recent exits are:

Endrit Geci
Guy Taylor
James Mclean
John Michael Haigh
Glen Williams
Daiva Byrne
James Gray

 


 

Pics – 17:30

 

 


 

Chip Counts – 17:15

 

Brandon Sheils 400000
Waheed Ashraf 340000
Aleksandrs Golubevs 300000
Dean Perry 285000
Mark Dyson 280000
James  Jagger 280000
Robert Bickley 244000
Nathan Watson 237000
Benjamin Winsor 230000
Ryan  Mandara 220000
Marek Gajdosz 195000
James Jones 180000
Carl Shaw 180000
Garry Wilson Jr. 170000
Benjamin Dobson 160000
David Johnson 155000
Richard Kellett 154000
Chris Wood 150000
S W 130000
Martyn Frey 120000
Guy Taylor 120000
Attila Havacs 118500
Adria Diaz 117000
Ryan Osullivan 113000
Adam Davies 110000
Chris Gatley 95000
Justin Devonport 93000
Ronald Musson 90000
James Mclean 90000
David Crane 90000
Richard Horton 85000
Mark Baxter 85000
Jose Castillo 85000
Thomas High 80000
Mark  Evans 70000
Endrit Geci 70000
David Kingsley 70000
A A 64000
Matt Sih 60000
Richard Harrison 59000
Leo Farodoye 55000
John Haigh 55000
Jian Nie 55000
Rebecca Rostern 54000
Glen Williams 50000
Anthony Sutcliffe 50000
Nicholas Fellone 35000
Daiva Byrne 35000
Kuljinder Sidhu 30000

 


 

Level 15 – 17:01

The players are back from dinner break as we begin level 15.

The blinds are 1500/3000 with a 3000 big blind ante.

49 players remaining.


 

Dinner Break – 16:15

Dinner break for the players as they take 45 minutes.

Full Chip Counts to follow.


 

 

Bust Outs – 16:01

Kevin Houghton
Aqeel Butt
Ming Ju
Tony Ringe
Mark Jones
James Clarke
David Williams
Tina Bandyle
Sam Grafton

 


 

Connection Issues – 15:50

We’ve had problems accessing the website over the last 90 minutes of play.

We currently have 60 players remaining during level number 14.


 

Level 13 – 14:15

The players are back seated as we begin level 13.

The blinds are now 1,000/2,000 with a 2k big blind ante.

80 players remaining.

 


 

Break Time – 14:01

Break time for the players as they take 15 minutes.


 

Biggest Ever! – 13:30

The 2020 GUKPT Manchester Main Event is the Biggest EVER!!!

 


 

Level 12 – 13:01

The blinds increase as we begin level 12.

They are now 800/1600 with a 1600 big blind ante.

91 players remaining.


 

Early Exits – 12:45

Paul Rigg
Kasim Mahmood
James Gray
Artan Dedusha
Charles Ilhe
Brett Angell

 


Prizepool Payout – 12:30

GUKPT Manchester Main Event
£1000 NLHE
Entries: 317
Prizepool: £317,000
1st £86,350
2nd £57,160
3rd £35,110
4th £22,370
5th £15,220
6th £11,180
7th £8,700
8th £7,150
9th £5,900
10th £4,970
11th £4,350
12th £4,040
13th £3,720
14th £3,420
15th £3,420
16th £3,110
17th £3,110
18th £2,800
19th £2,800
20th £2,800
21st £2,490
22nd £2,490
23rd £2,490
24th £2,490
25th £2,170
26th £2,170
27th £2,170
28th £2,170
29th £2,170
30th £2,170

 


 

Seating Plan – 12:15

2 1
2 2 Luke Marsh 66,000
2 3 Mark Baxter 33,000
2 4 Jose Manuel Planells Castillo 77,300
2 5 Richard Trigg 105,700
2 6 Sarbjit Kular 25,200
2 7
2 8 Daniel Oneill 20,000
2 9 Alan Billy Carr 147,400
3 1
3 2
3 3 Kuljinder Sidhu 9,500
3 4 Chris Norfolk 91,800
3 5 Daniel Stacey 139,100
3 6 James Jones 80,800
3 7 Andrew Abernethy 23,100
3 8 Gaetan Martinez 65,100
3 9 Shengjie Tao 50,000
4 1
4 2 Justin Devonport 67,600
4 3 P M 56,800
4 4 S W 70,000
4 5 T H 25,400
4 6 Rebecca Rostern 52,900
4 7 Gregory Hunt 47,200
4 8
4 9 Shao Jiao 43,500
5 1
5 2 Adria Diaz 79,000
5 3 James Gray 33,300
5 4
5 5 Jiushuang Wang 36,400
5 6 A A 80,000
5 7 Anthony Sutcliffe 43,200
5 8 Garry Wilson Jr. 120,000
5 9 Ryan Jonathan Mandara 93,200
6 1 Guy Taylor 28,000
6 2 Lozano Manzanares 78,000
6 3 Kasim Mahmood 47,000
6 4 Richard Paul Harrison 113,200
6 5 Anwar Kanj 20,600
6 6 Ming Ju 20,000
6 7
6 8 Christopher Wood – Woody- 129,000
6 9
7 1 R A 42,100
7 2 Aqeel Butt 134,700
7 3 Brandon Sheils 20,000
7 4 Charles Ihle 26,200
7 5 N B 18,000
7 6
7 7 Gary Whitehead 20,000
7 8 M A E 79,100
7 9 David Gee 57,600
8 1 Ryan Osullivan 65,200
8 2 Martyn Frey 68,400
8 3 William Mcmurray 13,800
8 4
8 5 Alli Mallu 121,000
8 6 Mark Dyson 53,000
8 7 Adam Davies 87,300
8 8 Dean Perry 77,800
8 9 Daniel Habib 29,600
10 1 Mark Jones 23,600
10 2 Daiva Byrne 26,400
10 3 James Mclean 20,000
10 4 Artan Dedusha 43,300
10 5
10 6 David Crane 44,200
10 7 Jokin Blanco 30,100
10 8 James Micheal Clarke 28,200
10 9 Stephen Paul Buxton 35,600
11 1
11 2 James Ian Jagger 82,600
11 3 Benjamin Dobson 27,900
11 4 Thomas Middleton 77,900
11 5 Thomas Hall 12,500
11 6 Christopher Flint 24,500
11 7 Carl John Shaw 82,400
11 8 Nicholas Fellone 52,000
11 9 Keith Johnson 54,600
13 1 Brett Richard Angell 48,300
13 2 Quentin Roussey 76,300
13 3 Attila Havacs 55,500
13 4 Richard Kellett 74,500
13 5 Waheed Ashraf 106,500
13 6 Paul Rigg 46,500
13 7
13 8
13 9 Alex Mah 81,500
14 1 Aleksandrs Golubevs 86,000
14 2 John Michael Haigh 50,900
14 3 G H 88,200
14 4 Benjamin Winsor 51,200
14 5
14 6 Andrew Hulme 26,500
14 7 Ronald Musson 89,900
14 8 Christopher Richard Howden 37,600
14 9 David Kingsley 113,100
18 1 Robert Bickley 127,600
18 2 Richard Horton 36,600
18 3 Jian Nie 47,700
18 4
18 5 Marek Gajdosz 76,300
18 6 Kevin Houghton 26,100
18 7
18 8 Samuel Grafton 78,600
18 9 Thomas High 91,100
19 1 Tina Loraine Bandyle 31,400
19 2 Tony Ringe 50,600
19 3
19 4 Adam Maxwell 16,300
19 5 Christopher Scott Gatley 41,100
19 6 Qasim Zia 41,200
19 7 Endrit Geci 60,200
19 8 Gar Wo Chu 24,200
19 9 David Galvezwilliams 26,600
24 1 Glen Williams 104,700
24 2 Mathew Paul Swain 30,800
24 3
24 4 Shaun Farrell 78,200
24 5 Nathan Watson 130,000
24 6 David Johnson 95,700
24 7 Tan Le 26,600
24 8 Lee Lockett 48,700
24 9 Matt Sih 32,900

 


 

Shuffle Up & Deal – 12:02

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

The blinds are 600/1200 with a 1200 big blind ante.

110 players to start the day.

 


 

Chip Counts – 11:50

Alan Billy Carr 147,400
Daniel Stacey 139,100
Aqeel Butt 134,700
Nathan Watson 130,000
Christopher Wood – Woody- 129,000
Robert Bickley 127,600
Alli Mallu 121,000
Garry Wilson Jr. 120,000
Richard Paul Harrison 113,200
David Kingsley 113,100
Waheed Ashraf 106,500
Richard Trigg 105,700
Glen Williams 104,700
David Johnson 95,700
Ryan Jonathan Mandara 93,200
Chris Norfolk 91,800
Thomas High 91,100
Ronald Musson 89,900
G H 88,200
Adam Davies 87,300
Aleksandrs Golubevs 86,000
James Ian Jagger 82,600
Carl John Shaw 82,400
Alex Mah 81,500
James Jones 80,800
A A 80,000
M A E 79,100
Adria Diaz 79,000
Samuel Grafton 78,600
Shaun Farrell 78,200
Lozano Manzanares 78,000
Thomas Middleton 77,900
Dean Perry 77,800
Jose Manuel Planells Castillo 77,300
Quentin Roussey 76,300
Marek Gajdosz 76,300
Richard Kellett 74,500
S W 70,000
Martyn Frey 68,400
Justin Devonport 67,600
Luke Marsh 66,000
Ryan Osullivan 65,200
Gaetan Martinez 65,100
Endrit Geci 60,200
David Gee 57,600
P M 56,800
Attila Havacs 55,500
Keith Johnson 54,600
Mark Dyson 53,000
Rebecca Rostern 52,900
Nicholas Fellone 52,000
Benjamin Winsor 51,200
John Michael Haigh 50,900
Tony Ringe 50,600
Shengjie Tao 50,000
Lee Lockett 48,700
Brett Richard Angell 48,300
Jian Nie 47,700
Gregory Hunt 47,200
Kasim Mahmood 47,000
Paul Rigg 46,500
David Crane 44,200
Shao Jiao 43,500
Artan Dedusha 43,300
Anthony Sutcliffe 43,200
R A 42,100
Qasim Zia 41,200
Christopher Scott Gatley 41,100
Christopher Richard Howden 37,600
Richard Horton 36,600
Jiushuang Wang 36,400
Stephen Paul Buxton 35,600
James Gray 33,300
Mark Baxter 33,000
Matt Sih 32,900
Tina Loraine Bandyle 31,400
Mathew Paul Swain 30,800
Jokin Blanco 30,100
Daniel Habib 29,600
James Micheal Clarke 28,200
Guy Taylor 28,000
Benjamin Dobson 27,900
David Galvezwilliams 26,600
Tan Le 26,600
Andrew Hulme 26,500
Daiva Byrne 26,400
Charles Ihle 26,200
Kevin Houghton 26,100
T H 25,400
Sarbjit Kular 25,200
Christopher Flint 24,500
Gar Wo Chu 24,200
Mark Jones 23,600
Andrew Abernethy 23,100
Anwar Kanj 20,600
Daniel Oneill 20,000
Ming Ju 20,000
Brandon Sheils 20,000
Gary Whitehead 20,000
James Mclean 20,000
N B 18,000
Adam Maxwell 16,300
William Mcmurray 13,800
Thomas Hall 12,500
Kuljinder Sidhu 9,500

 


 

Welcome To Day 2  – 11:45

Good morning and welcome back to Manchester for Day 2 of the GUKPT Main Event.

Yesterday was an unreal day with 241 entries, pushing the prizepool over the £300k mark and beating the 308 entries of last year. The prize pool is yet to be confirmed as late registration is still open it will close at 12pm.

Today there are 103 players coming back to do battle for another ten levels of play. They are led by Alan Carr who holds the overall chip lead after bagging up 147,000 yesterday.

Play begins at 12pm and we are looking forward to a cracking days play.

 

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