Sirious Salehi Takes Goliath Lead

Sirious Salehi Takes Goliath Lead

Wednesday, 12 August 2015

There's a new name at the head of the GUKPT Goliath chip counts after yet another busy day at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry.

A bright, sunny day in the midlands didn't put off another 451 players from anteing up on Day 1D on Tuesday. After 16 levels of play, that impressive starting list had been whittled down to just 51 players, who have all booked their place on Saturday.

Leading the way at the close was Sirious Salehi who bagged up a massive stack of 833,000 which was plenty good enough to give him the overall lead.

Others to make a great start to their campaign to conquer Goliath included Richard Simmonds (502,500), Siye Zhang (494,000) and Sacha Brooks (406,000) who were the only other players to crack the 400,000 barrier.

It wasn't to be for our own Jeff Kimber who bowed out after having his aces cracked. He'll be firing another bullet and hoping for more luck on Thursday.

GUKPT Goliath Day 1D Leaders

Sirious Salehi 833000
Richard Simmonds 502500
Siye Zhang 494000
Sacha Brookes 406000
Mark Lucas 347500
Gary Woods 337500
David Mak 336500
Charlie Charalambous 314000
M. Hancock 309500
Marios Arkadia 292500

The Day 1e action starts at noon. Follow the action via the GUKPT Live Stream.

Tags: GUKPT Goliath, GUKPT, Coventry