Andreas Olympus bagged Day 1As chip lead - UKPC Main Event
The whole Nottingham (UK) has been abuzz since Sunday afternoon with the UK Poker Championships 2015 Main Event held at Dusk Till Dawn (DTD). For an entry-fee of £ 1,000, this poker event recorded 66 entrants on Day 1A. And the field is expected to increase given the fact that the UKPC Main Event features a gigantic guaranteed prize pool of £ 1,000,000; besides, the event includes several starting flights on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. When Day 1A concluded after 12 levels of play, only 13 players would return to DTD this Saturday, with Andreas Olympus bagging the chip lead. He will enter Day 2 battle with 474,000 in chips. A number of players will also enter Day 2 with more confidence; they garnered over 300,000 chips at the end of Day 1A: Ian Simpson (357,500), Davide Magnan (335,000) and Martin Hogarty (334,000).
The other players heading to Day 2 are Barkatul Muhammed (285,500), Gareth Brideaux (254,000), Ian Parry (244,500), Andrew Abernathy (203,000) Frahard Hatanejadan (184,500) Jav Javed (182,000), Jonathan Wilson (173,000), Paul Jackson (139,000) and Jamie Clossick the short stack of the day with 125,500 chips. As for Julian Thew, Barry Carter, Alex Goulder, Peter Wigglesworth, Steve Warburton, Mitch Johnson and Neil Strike, they all sent to the rail. The 13 remaining players will return this Saturday in the poker room of DTD Poker & Casino. The game will resume with blinds at 3,000 / 6,000.
Tuesday, 24 February 2015
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