$22 million guaranteed series wraps up this weekend on GGPoker
Big money tournaments are currently running rampant in the online poker realm. GGPoker’s High Rollers Week (Nov. 8-15) is currently in the midst of a 20-event series offering $20 million guaranteed across the festival.
The first four days of High Rollers Week produced big paydays and fields full of some of poker’s biggest names. The biggest prize awarded so far went to Kyle Menard, who took down Event #2: High Rollers Week $10,300 Super MILLION$ for a $628,892 payday.
The Super MILLION$ wrapped up Tuesday, while plenty of other big payouts have been awarded this week as well at GGPoker. Here’s a look at some of the highlights from High Rollers Week so far:
Event #7: $10,300 NLHE High Roller
The $1.25 million guaranteed $10,300 NLHE High Roller played to its conclusion Wednesday, with a loaded final table featuring tournament legends like Bertrand ‘ElkY’ Grospellier, Sami Kelopuro, Issac Haxton, and Dan Smith, just to name a few. The real-names aspect of GGPoker’s tournament series produces some of the most compelling online action on the modern poker landscape.
The $10,300 NLHE High Roller was no exception, and in the end, it was Julian Stuer coming out with the victory and a $264,635 payday. That payout came through the terms of a heads-up deal between Stuer and Bert Stevens (2nd – $262,470).
Stevens didn’t win the championship but came away with almost equal prize money to Stuer. Other top finishers included Kenneth ‘rebuyguy’ Smaron (3rd – $175,470), who went into three-handed play as the short stack and bowed on at the hands of Stuer in third place.
Smith (4th – $134,119), Mark Radoja (5th – $102,275), and Haxton (6th – $78,680) took the next three spots on the money ladder. Daniel Dvoress (7th – $60,264), Kelopuro (8th – $46,158) and Grospellier (9th – $35,354) rounded out the final table finishers.
JUICY #HighRollersWeek EFFORTS COMING UP
IN THE NEXT 90 MINUTES…
HRW 11: NLHE Super High Roller $25,000, $2.5M GTD.
HRW 12: NLHE Deepstack $1,050, $600,000 GTD.@DanBilzerian is having a stab at the $25K.
— GGPoker – HOME OF ONLINE POKER'S LARGEST PRIZEPOOL (@GGPokerOfficial) November 12, 2020
Other GGPoker High Roller Week Action
Event #4: NLHE $5,200 High Roller went to ‘Daniel Hindin.’ Playing from Mexico, ‘Daniel Hindin’ topped a field of 143 entries to claim the $132,239 first prize, with the prize pool reaching $715,000.
Estonian player ‘MyLastHand!’ took the win in Event #5: NLHE $525, topping a big field of 1,106 entries. ‘MyLastHand!’ came away with $90,207 in the win.
Event #6: NLHE $1,050 saw ‘Allen Iverson’ take the victory. A total of 500 entries came out for the tournament, with ‘Allen Iverson’ coming away with an $88,838 payout in the victory.
Other High Rollers Week winners included ‘UknowWhoIam’ (Event #8: $2,100 NLHE Bounty for $92,936), Austria’s Jans Ardens (Event #9: NLHE $2,100 for $119,932), and ‘Beast2018’ (Event #10: $5,200 NLHE High Roller for $136,991).
Check out the Poker.org coverage of Event #1 and Event #3 from GGPoker High Rollers Week here.
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