Weekend action – BSOP gold for Lima, big scores awarded at GGPoker

Rod Stirzaker
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Posted on: November 21, 2022 1:47 pm EST

This weekend had its usual fill of poker excitement, with Sam Grafton making yet another final table, a record breaking tournament at the BSOP Millions, and numerous big scores won online at GGPoker, including a deep run for Justin Bonomo.

Here’s how the action went down.

2022 BSOP Millions

Over in São Paulo, Brazil, the 2022 BSOP Millions played out the largest buy-in it has ever featured – the R$50,000 BSOP Super High Roller. Sam Grafton continued his scintillating run of form this year with yet another podium spot, picking up 3rd place for R$431,000.

“”Just like every online final I made this year: me and eight Brazilians” – Grafton joked on Twitter.

No surprise then it was Brazilian Lúcio Lima who took BSOP gold, winning R$867,025 after he and Renan Bruschi (2nd – R$717,025) agreed to a deal. A fun final hand ended with an all-in blind flip. With the cards on their backs, Bruschi was disappointed to find himself with 7-2. Lima’s K-6 saw him home for the trophy.

Full results below:

BSOP Millions Super High Rollerr$50,000
Prize PoolR$3.3 million
1Lucio LimaBrazilR$867,025*
2Renan BruschiBrazilR$717,025*
3Sam GraftonUKR$431,000
4Saulo SabioniBrazilR$331,600
5Ariel BahiaBrazilR$262,600
6Fabiano KovalskiBrazilR$205,370
7Pedro GaragnaniBrazilR$161,600
8Eder CampanaBrazilR$126,250
9Daniel AzizBrazilR$95,950

GGPoker RoundUp

On GGPoker, day 1 of the $10,300 Super Millions$ HR $1M GTD played down to the final table with Pavel “EzzzGame” Plesuv holding a sizable lead at the day’s close.

His 6,764,094 stack puts him in prime position to make a run at the title when play resumes tomorrow, Nov 22nd at 19:00 CET (13:00ET). He’ll have a number of serious obstacles to overcome first. These include Zombie Chow lying in 2nd place, and further down the leaderboard, the familiar name of Justin Bonamo, lurking with intent.

Here’s the standings for when they return for day 2:

GGPoker $10,300 Super Million$ High Rollers $10,300
Prize Pool$1,790,000
2Zombie Chow2,882,046
3Barak Wisbrod1,748,254
4Rodrigo Sirichuk1,557,987
6Juan Dominguez1,123,103
8Benjamin Rolle725,180
9Justin Bonomo685,700

The GGMasters $1,050 HR, $750k GTD drew 828 runners and saw IstvanWohooooooooo” Briski finish top of the pile (1st$117,618.90), holding off a valiant effort heads-up from Ryan “Beriuzy” Chamas (2nd – $89,225.29) to scoop the title.

Full results below:

GGPoker $1,050 GGMasters HR, $750k Gtd
Prize Pool$838,000
4Pavels Spirins$51,347.10
6Root Beer$29,549.05

The $525 Bounty Hunter Main Event, $1M GTD was well attended, with 2,159 players ensuring the $Million guarantee was exceeded with a prize pool of $1,079,000.

Israeli Myloveis (1st – $102,542.36) saw off his compatriot savnki ($49,576.89) heads up to collect the trophy and the plaudits.

Full results below:

GGPoker $525 BH HR Main Event, $1M GTD
Prize Pool$1,079,500
4Leng Jing$27,672.56
5Pedro Padilha$19,210.76
8R Surcouf$10,596.34

Finally, the $1,050 Sunday High Rollers ME, $400k GTD saw Brazilian “o moises” defeat Swede Simon Mattsson heads-up and secure the title for $94,710.86. Mattsson collected an impressive $71,022.77 for his creditable runner-up spot.

Full results below:

GGPoker $1,050 Sunday High Rollers Main Event, $400k GTD
Prize Pool$518,000
1o moises$94,710.86
2Simon Mattsson$71,022.77
3Joshua McCully$53,259.56
6Boris Kolev$22,459.39
7Simon Lofberg$16,842.14
9Gediminas Uselis$9,471.06