Saturday 14th October, 2017

Kassouf leads GUKPT Luton

By Mad Harper

Ebullient Grosvenor Ambassador Will “Like A Boss” Kassouf is chip leader for Day 2 of GUKPT Luton with 202,000.

 

In his end-of-day interview with The Tower, Kassouf said: “I told them I had Queen Jack, they don’t want to believe me and they just ship it all in! Easy game”. Check out the video here:

 

 

We are the tour’s Official Travel Partner, as always at GUKPT events, MainEventTravel.com is sponsoring the all-in triangles in Luton so do watch out for them on the live stream.

 

There were 239 entries for the £200k guarantee GUKPT Luton Main Event bringing the total prize pool to a guarantee-busting £239,000. There are now  80 players left including Paul Vas Nunes (150,400), Tom Hall (57,100), Terry Jordon (42,000), Grosvenor Ambassadors Jeff Kimber (25,600) and  Joe Beevers  (62,700) and Kelly Saxby from The Hippodrome Casino on 23,100.

 

The GUKPT, which is celebrating its 11th season this year, has never missed a Luton stop and previous winners have included Sam Trickett (Season 2), Richard Gryko, Neil Channing, Charles Chattha and Jamie O’Connor. Driton Haxhiaj won last year for £61,520.

 

At the last GUKPT in Leeds, GUKPT Passport winner Andy Hills was ninth for £2,950 while Kassouf was 10th for £2,450 and fellow Ambassador Jeff Kimber was 21st for £1,250.

 

Don't miss the last two stops of 2017!
The GUKPT is the longest running poker tour in the UK, welcoming poker enthusiasts from all across the country for a packed week of fun poker action. Following Luton, the penultimate leg of the 2017 tour takes place with GUKPT Blackpool running November 5-12 in the famous UK seaside resort. The GUKPT Grand Final London starts November 19 at the Poker Room above the iconic Grosvenor Victoria Casino in Edgware Road.