GUKPT Blackpool Day 1b Blog

GUKPT Blackpool Day 1b Blog

 

The second day one of the GUKPT Blackpool Main Event takes place today from 12pm till midnight.

We’re expecting around 200+ entries as everyone flocks to the seaside town.

Follow all the action here

 

 

 

 


 

Kellett In The Hunt – 00:05

Well what a manic day that was! The biggest ever day one of GUKPT Blackpool! In the 12 previous Main Events, we have never had a day so busy. In total today there were 274 entries, meaning we broke the previous Main Event record by 1!

This record can increase tomorrow as late registration is still open, but this Main Event is the biggest EVER in Blackpool.

It’s been an exciting days poker in the Main and the cash games have been manic all day!

Yusuf Erdam has finished the day as chip leader with 215,000, but up near the top is National League leader Rich Kellett, who has finished with his biggest ever day one stack 158k.
There are 88 players who have bagged up chips and they are:

 

Yusuf Erdem 215,000
Andrew Robson 193,600
Matthew Eardley 160,000
Richard Kellett 158,700
Anthony Kennedy 144,000
Gary Bertram 142,700
Paul Mcaulay 122,000
Artur Gjoka 120,000
Kevin Houghton 115,700
J.Z 115,200
Stephen Bean 110,200
Lilian Welch 104,800
A.M 100,000
Timothy Hickling 100,000
Priyan Demel 98,900
David Ledden 93,000
Amanpreet Singh 85,200
Gurvinder Shergill 82,100
Adrian Burns 81,100
Yucel Eminoglu 76,200
Joseph Chattaway 75,700
Simeon Zacharias 74,900
Barry Grime 73,700
Ben Maregedze 73,500
Ronald Wilkinson 72,100
Daniel Stancer 70,800
Colin Myott 69,000
Michael Hill 68,800
Benjamin Jackson 68,400
Robert Mcadam 66,600
Jamie Oconnor 65,400
David Rawnsley 65,100
Chun Hao Man 64,900
William Chattaway 64,800
Terence Owens 64,700
Andrew Haygarth 64,400
Garry Wilson 64,300
Philip Clarke 62,800
Richard Connolly 62,000
Paul Worsley 60,900
Liam Chapman 60,400
Ming Ju 57,500
Gary Swan 54,100
Alex James Montgomery 53,600
Thomas Hall 53,200
Usman Ulhaq 52,900
Jonjo Lawrence 52,500
Adam Bromley 52,300
Rebecca Rostern 50,300
SKULLMAN AKA-Gerald-David 48,200
Kevin Steward 47,700
Richard Ellis 47,100
Darren Richard Leslie Hill 45,600
Sanjay Patel 45,400
Justin Devonport 44,900
R.M 42,500
Adam Forsyth 42,000
Craig Heaton 40,100
Joe Beevers 40,100
Andreas Olympios 38,100
Christopher Flint 37,600
Kasim Mahmood 37,300
Vikrum Mehta 36,600
Daiva Byrne 36,500
James Clossick 35,900
Kevin Allen 35,000
Shaochen Jiao 34,600
Masoud Etemadiherisi 34,000
Joseph Field 34,000
William Mcmurray 33,900
David Maudlin 33,800
Alex Peter Bounsall 32,500
Gary Whitehead 31,400
Paul Maguire 30,300
Mark Kelsall 30,000
Ashley Marc Locker 26,000
Adam Wilkinson 25,400
Paul Jackson 21,800
David Barnes 20,100
Ludovic Geilich 20,000
Mark Dyson 19,500
Johnathon Evis 17,500
Young Seo Yoon 17,000
Christopher Paraskeva 16,300
Jeffrey Kimber 16,300
John Mooney 15,600
David Gee 12,400
John Bousfield 12,000

At the moment 110 players will be making their way back tomorrow for Day 2, but late registration is still open, so that number could increase as will the prizepool.

Join us tomorrow for another 12pm start.


 

Play Has Finished – 23:47

Play has finished on all tables.

The players will now bag and tag.

There’s around 85 players who have finished the day.

 


 

Four More Hands – 23:38

The players will now play four more hands before bagging up for the night.

 


A New Record!!  – 23:35

THE BIGGEST GUKPT BLACKPOOL MAIN EVENT EVER!!
 
The prizepool currently stands at £354,000 which makes 2019 the biggest GUKPT Blackpool Main Event EVER!!
 
The biggest was the Main in 2007, but the 2019 Main Event is now the record holder!
 
Late registration is still open!
 

 


 

More Counts – 23:25

Will McMurray – 25,000
Barry Grime – 65,000
Adam Forsyth – 45,000
Chris Flint – 40,000
David Barnes – 50,000
Priyan Demel – 85,000

 


 

Chip Counts – 23:15

Vik Mehta – 42,000
Ashley Locker – 33,000
Richard Kellett – 152,000
Anthony Kennedy – 126,000
Adrian Burns – 75,000
Terry Owens – 60,000


 

Bust Outs – 23:01

Fraser Macintyre
Michael Richardson
Colin Gillon
Robert Boon
Andrew Hills


 

 

The 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 1k big blind ante.

105 players remaining.


 

The Feature Table – 22:25

We might have the most fun feature table we have ever had for the last two levels of play.

Ashley Locker
Billy Chattaway
Richard Kellett
David Crane
Jeff Kimber
Andy Hills
Vik Mehta

You can watch it here –
https://gros.casino/Live_Poker

 


 

Busy Busy Busy – 22:05

 

 

The Main Event is buzzing with 120 players currently still playing. The cash tables are also heaving with 6 full tables and a waiting list waiting to get on.

As soon as the main event finishes another 2/3 cash games will instantly open.

 

 


 

 

Level 9 – 21:45

The players are back as we begin level number 9.

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

269 entries so far today.


 

Break Time – 21:30

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

 


 

More Counts – 21:20

Justin Devonport – 55,000
Jamie Clossick – 50,000
Anna Astley – 15,000
Simon Zach – 45,000
Alex Bounsall – 115,000

 


 

Chip Counts – 21:05

Richard Kellett – 100,000
Joe Beevers – 75,000
Daiva Byrne – 35,000
Craig Heaton – 65,000
Tim Hickling – 100,000
Dave Maudlin – 45,000
Ryan Mandara – 25,000
Mark Dyson – 17,000

 


 

Grosvenor Pros – 20:45

Good luck to our Grosvenorpoker.com Pros here at GUKPT Blackpool.
 
Joe Beevers, Jeff Kimber, Katie Swift & Andy Hills.

 


 

Level 8 – 20:30

The blinds increase as we begin level number 8.

They are now 300/600 with a 600 ante.

261 entries so far today.

 


 

Bust Outs – 20:10

Exits from the tables:

Ron Musson
Mike Campbell
Tom Dunwoodie
Kristy Fletcher
Alan Lamount

 


 

Alli Mallu – 19:50

The legend that is Alli Mallu!

One of the only players we know to take more than 1st place prize in a tournament,


 

Level 7 – 19:30

The players are back seated as we begin level 7.

The blinds are now 250/500 with a 500 big blind ante.

247 entries so far today.


 

Break time – 19:15

Break time for the players as they take 15 mins.

 


 

£300k Prizepool – 18:35

 


 

Level 6 – 18:20

The blinds increase as wee begin level number 6.

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

175 players remaining from the 221 entries.


 

Exits – 18:05

Adam Clark
Luke Marsh
Mark Tetlow
James Jones


More Counts – 17:50

Usman Ulhaq – 20,000
Ludo – 22,000
Todd Robinson – 25,000
Haresh Thakker – 25,000
Grace Rolfe – 12,000

 


 

Chip Counts – 17:40

Boz – 16,000
Fraser MacIntyre – 10,000
Ben Maregedze – 46,000
Chris Cunliffe – 16,000
Kristy Fletcher – 11,000
Mad Turk – 15,000


 

 

Level 5 – 17:20

The players are back seated as we begin level 5.

The blinds are now 150/300 with a 300 ante.

175 players remaining from the 200 entries today.

 


 

Break Time – 16:15

Break time now for the players as they take 60 minutes for dinner.

 

 


 

Exits – 15:40

Valerie Bennett
Paul Mcaulay
James Nixon
Driton Haxhiaj


 

 

Seating Plan – 15:30

1 1 Thomas Pearn
1 2 Priti Patel
1 3 John Hall
1 4 Richard Ellis
1 5 Stuart Long
1 6 Chun Hao Man
1 7 Sanjay Patel
1 8 Alex James Montgomery
1 9 J L
2 1 Eliot Catterson
2 2 Aqeel Butt
2 3 Haresh Thaker
2 4 Andrew Robson
2 5 K F
2 6 James Ian Jagger
2 7 Gar Wo Chu
2 8 T H
2 9 SKULLMAN AKA-Gerald-David
3 1 J M
3 2 Daniel Stancer
3 3 Daniel Jackson
3 4 Alex Mah
3 5 Amanpreet Singh
3 6 Thomas Reilly
3 7 Oliver White
3 8 Benjamin Dobson
3 9 M K
4 1 J S
4 2 Robert Cowen
4 3 Richard Paul Harrison
4 4 Rebecca Rostern
4 5 John Mooney
4 6 Masoud Etemadiherisi
4 7 P M
4 8 M L
4 9 James Byford
5 1 Artur Gjoka
5 2 M H
5 3 John Bousfield
5 4 K H
5 5 Katie Swift
5 6 C F
5 7 M A S
5 8 P J
5 9 Tim Joyner
6 1 P A
6 2 William Mcmurray
6 3 T R
6 4 David Rawnsley
6 5 Adrian Burns
6 6 Gurvinder Shergill
6 7 Gaetan Martinez
6 8 Andrew Hills
6 9 T O
7 1 Fraser Macintyre
7 2 Kim Abramovici
7 3 Jamie Oconnor
7 4 Paul Mcaulay
7 5 Ronald Wilkinson
7 6 Christopher Cunliffe
7 7 Ben Maregedze
7 8 Sean Biddulph
7 9 Kevin Steward
8 1 Marc Anthony Sloan
8 2 T L B
8 3 Richard Connolly
8 4 Vikrum Mehta
8 5 J E
8 6 Y S Y
8 7 David Crane
8 8 Grace Rolfe
8 9 Kevin Charlie Charalambous
9 1 Edward Swales
9 2 Alex Peter Bounsall
9 3 Stephen Bean
9 4 R M
9 5 U U
9 6 Simeon Zacharias
9 7 P M
9 8 Ryan Jonathan Mandara
9 9 David Collins
10 1 Artur Goscilo
10 2 Alec Stewart Tindal
10 3 J M
10 4 P C
10 5 Cristian Popescu
10 6 David Gee
10 7 J Z
10 8 James Jones
10 9 Driton Haxhiaj
11 1 Daiva Byrne
11 2 Robert Mcadam
11 3 Philip Clarke
11 4 Kevin Allen
11 5 M C
11 6 Richard Horton
11 7 Michael Quinn
11 8 A L
11 9 Yusuf Erdem
12 1 S G
12 2 D M
12 3 P W
12 4 T I
12 5 Jonas Neukirch
12 6 Liam Hooks
12 7 D B
12 8 Adam Bromley
12 9 S H
13 1 M A B
13 2 Gary Whitehead
13 3 Jonathon Prested
13 4 Liam Chapman
13 5 Timothy Hickling
13 6 Mark Dyson
13 7 James Mclean
13 8 Adam Clark
13 9 Mark Tetlow
14 1 Valerie Bennett
14 2 G S
14 3 Benjamin Jackson
14 4 Paul Rigg
14 5 Mark Hutchison
14 6 Carl Bellis
14 7 R M
14 8 David Maudlin
14 9 john buckroyd
15 1 Nicholas Emmett
15 2 Richard Kellett
15 3 Jonathan Lemon
15 4 Joe Beevers
15 5 Joseph Field
15 6 David Wearing
15 7 Richard Caswell
15 8 A A
15 9 Andrew Haygarth
16 1 Craig Heaton
16 2 Gary Bertram
16 3 P M
16 4 Leslie Kearney
16 5 Alan Lamont
16 6 Lilian Welch
16 7 D M
16 8 M A E
16 9 M J
17 1 James Clossick
17 2 Darren Richard Leslie Hill
17 3 Gary Blakemore
17 4 M P
17 5 B G
17 6 Richard Herbert
17 7 Peter Astley
17 8 B C
17 9 Danny Hernon
11 10 A F
12 10 C M
13 10 D H
14 10 Andrew Christoforou
15 10 M R
16 10 Garry Wilson
17 10 Colin Myott
10 10 Mark Physick
1 10
2 10 S F
3 10 T D
4 10 J M
18 1 Matthew Eardley
18 2 Jeffrey Kimber
18 3 Luke Marsh
18 4 Kent Holden
18 5 A M
18 6 Priyan Demel
18 7 Kasim Mahmood
18 8 R M
18 9 Michael Allen

 

Level Up – 15:15

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

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

150 entries so far today.


 

Pics – 14:45

 


 

The National League – 14:30

It’s tight at the top of the National League.

Chris Maguire made it through yesterday with 74,200 yesterday. The other five players are all playing today.

1st – Richard Kellett – 504.95 points
2nd – Mick Fletcher – 448.37 points
3rd – Haresh Thakker – 447.46 points
4th – John Bousfield – 445 points
5th – Benard Maregedze – 432.24 points
6th – Chris Maguire – 431.3 points

5 players will win diamond packages worth £11,500!! Whoever finishes 6th will go into the playoff.

The biggest Grosvenor bubble EVER!!


 

Level Three – 14:15

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

The blinds are 75/150.

145 entries so far.

 


 

Break Time – 14:01

Break time for the players as they take 15 minutes.

 


 

 

More Familiar Faces – 13:15

Playing Today:

Mick Fletcher
John Bousfield
Joe Beevers
Katie Swift
Jeff Kimber
Andy Hills
Skullman

 


 

Level Up – 13:01

The blinds increase as we begin level number 2.

They are now 50/100.

137 entries so far today.

 


 

120 Entries – 12:40

Already 120 entries in Day 1b of the GUKPT Blackpool Main Event.

Late registration is open all night.

 


 

Players Playing Today – 12:10

Players we have recognised in the field today:

Kevin Allen
Tina Bandyle
Jamie O’Connor
Andy Hills
David Crane
Danny Hernon
Tim Joyner


 

Welcome To Day 1b – 12:01

Good morning and welcome back to GUKPT Blackpool for the second day one of the Main Event. Today we will be playing another ten levels of play.

Yesterday the tournament had 80 entries, with 22 players bagging up for Day 2. Today we are expecting around 200 entries.

Play has just started with 93 players and a queue of around 15 waiting to buy in.

We’re looking forward to what should be a great day.

 


 

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