Gala Casinos Poker Tour 2008 Grand Final - Bristol Day 1B

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End of day 1b chipcounts.

1 Ali Mallu 115,825
2 James Dempsey 114,525
3 Kevin Parks 113,675
4 Yucel Eminoglu 94,850
5 Dave Colclough 94,250
6 Mark Friedman 75,750
7 Hiu Tran 69,900
8 David Maudlin 62,275
9 Alan Vinson 61,375
10 Paul Munday 59,000
11 Rakesh Gupta 47,750
12 Surinder Sunar 41,150
13 Michael Corrigan 40,400
14 Joacim Mattson 40,325
15 Michael Punn 39,625
16 Andrew Fleming 37,525
17 Lewis Jackson 35,775
18 Mark Scoins 31,575
19 Jim Tierney 29,650
20 Richard Lewis 28,800
21 Matthew Wilson 28,175
22 Jon Omara 26,975
23 Adam Collins 26,750
24 Adam Noone 23,350
25 Lynne Beaumont 23,275
26 Richard Stanley 17,950
27 Jens Hanson 16,450
28 Marc Goodwin 15,400
29 Richard Haile 15,150
30 Joe Beevers 13,225
31 Paul Foltyn 12,400
32 Alex Torrance 11,675
33 James Akenhead 11,525
34 Lee Williamson 9,650
35 John Blackburn 8,375


Play ended for the day

Final chip counts to follow.


Surinder Sunar manages to double up

Surinder Sunar and Joe Beevers see the flop of 4 10 8.
Joe bets 2500.
Surinder goes all-in for 15825.
Joe thinks for several minutes but eventually calls with about half his stack.
Surinder shows 4 4.
Joe is on Q 10.
The board is completed with 6 5 and it’s no help for Joe.

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Time to build a stack or go home....

As an elimination causes a table to be broken, there are all-ins on two other tables as players are reseating themselves, details to follow.


Danny O'brien

Blinds: 300/600 Ante:50

Danny O’brien is all in on a Q 7 6 board

Danny O’brien: Q 8 .spades

Ali Mallu: 7 ‘hearts. 7

The turn: Q

The river: 4

Danny O’brien is out


James Dempsey

Blinds: 300/600 Ante:50

James raises from early position, Roberto Romanello announces all in, James makes the call

James Dempsey: Q Q

Roberto Romanello: T T

No help on a 5 A 5 K 3 board and Romaanello is out

James is now on 120,000 and is the chip leader!

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Joe treading water

Joe Beevers still around the 25,000 mark with the average creeping up to around 39,000, 5,000 more than that at the end of play yesterday.

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Mark Friedman on the rise

Blinds: 300/600 Ante:50

Mark Friedman raises in late position, N Powen pushes all in from the BB, Mark snap calls

Mark Friedman: 8 8

N Powen: 9 9

The flop: 6 T 8

The flop was a bad one for N Powen as Mark Friedman hits a set!

N Powen fails to hit his two outer and he is now out.


Yadi Ahmadi - Out

3 players see a flop of K 5 5

Ahmadi bets out 3,000, James Dempsey calls, Yucel Eminoglu raises it to 6,000 and gets both callers.

Turn: 6 – Ahmadi & Dempsey both check, Eminoglu bets out 12,000 and Ahmadi calls for all his chips. Dempsey folds.

Ahmadi: K8
Eminoglu: 5 3

River: A

Ahmadi is eliminated on the final level of play.

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Jude is Ain't'sworth it

Jude Ainsworth goes all-in on a flop of 6 9 Q.
Lynne Beaumont insta calls and shows Q Q.
Ainsworth shows Q 4.
The board is completed with 5 and A.
This almost doubles up Beaumont. She is on about 30K.