GUKPT Luton Day 1a Blog
The GUKPT bus has stopped at Luton for Leg 4 of the 2019 Tour.
Follow all the action as we play ten levels of play.
Radu Scripnic Leads 1a – 00:10
Day 1a of the GUKPT Luton Main Event is now in the history books.
It’s been a fantastic days play with 137 entries in total over the ten levels of play.
34 players have made it through to Saturdays Day 2 and they are led by Radu Scripnic who has a HUGE stack of 217,100. Nearly 11 starting stacks.
Full chip counts are:
We will be back tomorrow for Day 1b which begins at 12pm. Join us from 11:30am, with the live stream beginning at 12:30pm.
Bagging & Tagging – 23:50
The players are now bagging and tagging their chips.
Full chip counts will be up asap.
Final 4 Hands – 23:30
The clock has been paused with ten minutes remaining.
The players will now play 4 more hands before bagging and tagging for the night.
Exits – 23:20
Chip Leaders – 23:05
Khoa Le & Graham Pound are two of the chip leaders in the room with around 100k each.
Level Up – 22:45
The blinds increase as we begin the last level of the day.
They are now 500/1000 with a 1000 big blind ante.
50 players remaining.
Graham Pound Stacking – 22:25
Graham Pound who chopped the Mini Main Event for £6,500 is now stacking close to 100k after eliminating Gerald Crone.
On a board of 6–3–3–3–J
Graham bets 15k and is met by an all in from Gerald, who shoves for around 25k.
Graham snap calls and shows A-3 for QUADS! Gerald shows A-J for a full house.
Gerald heads out while Graham now has just short of 100k.
Chip Counts – 22:10
Andrey Veselov – 137,300
Gerald Crone – 22,000
Graham Pound – 65,000
Trevor Pearson – 70,000
Robert Skyers – 30,000
Level 9 – 21:50
The players are back seated as we begin level number 9.
The blinds are now 400/800 with an 800 ante.
60 players remaining.
Break Time – 21:30
Break time now for the players as they take 15 minutes before beginning the last session of the day.
Chip Counts – 21:01
Vamshi Vandanapu – 43,000
Lee French – 33,000
Will Davies – 32,000
Paul Romain – 62,000
Phil Souki – 33,000
Gerald Crone – 45,000
Graham Pound – 52,000
Level Up – 20:30
The blinds increase as we begin level number eight.
They are now 300/600 with a 600 ante.
65 players remaining.
Eliminations – 20:25
Ryan Jonathan Mandara
125 Entries – 20:05
125 entries so far for Day 1a of the #GUKPT Luton Main Event.
Players are midway through level number 7 of the day and late registration is still open.
Chip Leaders – 19:45
|Radu Constantin Scripnic||65,000|
Level 7 – 19:30
The blinds increase as we begin level number 7.
They are now 250/500 with a 500 big blind ante.
122 entries so far today.
Break Time – 19:15
Break time for the players as they take 15 minutes.
Omaha in Full Flow – 18:45
The Omaha event is in full flow and has 50 entries already, late registration is open until 8:15pm.
Blinds Up – 18:20
The blinds increase as we begin level number 6 of the day.
They are now 200/400 with a 400 ante,
114 players remaining.
Bust Outs – 18:10
Warren Martin Stanley
Tomasz Adam Szczerbinski
Omaha Side Event – 18:01
The omaha side event has just started:
Big Stacks – 17:30
|Sam Manny Ho||50000|
Level 5 – 17:15
The players are back seated as we begin level number 5.
The blinds are now 150/300 with a 300 ante.
101 entries so far today.
Dinner Break – 16:15
Dinner break now for the players as they take a 60 minute break.
Exits – 15:45
Some more exits from around the tables:
Warren Martin Stanley
Tomasz Adam Szczerbinski
Level Up – 15:15
The blinds increase as we begin the next level of play.
They are now 100/200 with a 200 ante.
92 entries so far today.
Cardroom Shots – 14:50
Chip Counts – 14:30
Some chip counts from around the tables:
Ryan Mandara – 9,100
Chis Magiure – 10,500
Colin Hulott – 22,000
Darren Athinis – 42,000
Anthony Poole – 40,000
Danny Pyke – 22,000
Level Three – 14:15
The cards are in the air as we begin level number three.
The blinds are now 75/150.
65 entries so far today, late registration is open for the full days play.
Break Time – 14:01
Break time now for the players as they take 15 minutes.
Exits – 13:55
Exits from the tables here during the first session.
Day 1a Seating Plan – 13:45
|3||6||Sam Manny Ho|
|3||8||Warren Martin Stanley|
|4||3||Ryan Jonathan Mandara|
|4||4||Colin Paul Hulott|
|4||9||Tina Loraine Bandyle|
|5||2||Lee J French|
|6||3||Tomasz Adam Szczerbinski|
|8||1||Radu Constantin Scripnic|
|8||9||Claire Ann Hulott|
Live Stream – 13:20
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Level Up – 13:01
The blinds increase as we begin level number two of the day.
The blinds are now 50/100.
60 entries so far today.
Playing Today – 12:55
Players who we have recognised playing today:
We will get a full list up with you as soon as possible.
All Is Quiet – 12:45
All is quiet here on Day 1a.
Not much action to speak of here during the first level of play.
We currently have 58 players bought in for 1a and late registration is open all day!
Shuffle Up & Deal – 12:01
The cards are in the air as we begin Day 1a, the blinds are 25/50 to start.
30 players to start the day.
Players Called In – 06/06/2019 – 11:50
The players have just been called to take their seats.
We will be starting very soon.
Welcome To Luton – 06/06/2019 – 11:30
Good morning and welcome to Luton for leg 4 of the 2019 GUKPT Tour.
For the first time ever we are holding a £500 event in Luton with a £100,000 GTD.
Luton is always a busy leg and we are expecting no different this week.
For their buy in, players will receive 20,000 chips on a 60 minute clock, ran on the best structure around.
Day 1a begins at 12pm today and the players will play ten levels of play.