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Event Info

Prize Pool $1,410,000
Players 141

Level Info

Level 33
Blinds 150,000 / 300,000
Ante 35,000
H-15: $10,300 Super Tuesday
Day 1 completed

Lev "LevMeAlone" Gottlieb Ships the GGPoker Spring Festival H-15: $10,300 Super Tuesday ($320,729)

Jaxon • Level 32: 125,000-250,000, 30,000 ante
Lev "LevMeAlone" Gottlieb Wins the GGPoker Spring Festival H-15: $10,300 Super Tuesday
Lev "LevMeAlone" Gottlieb Wins the GGPoker Spring Festival H-15: $10,300 Super Tuesday

After 9 1/2 hours of play, Lev "LevMeAlone" Gottlieb shipped the one-day GGPoker Spring Festival H-15: $10,300 Super Tuesday after beating Joao Vieira in heads-up play to bank the $320,729 top prize.

Gottlieb wasn't a household name until this past summer when he made history by winning the first WSOP bracelet ever hosted at the GGPoker Network in the Event #43: $10,000 Short Deck No Limit Hold'em Championship for $276,393.

With the victory, Gottlieb surpassed $1.6 million in cashes according to GGPoker's innovative PokerCraft tool offered to all its players for free.

The event was a huge success with 141 entrants generating a huge $1,410,000 prize pool to smash the $1 million guarantee.

GGPoker Spring Festival H-15: $10,300 Super Tuesday Final Table Results

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1Lev "LevMeAlone" GottliebMexico$320,729
2Joao VieiraPortugal$240,513
3Timothy AdamsCanada$180,359
4Christian RudolphGermany$135,250
5David PetersUnited States$101,423
6Shawn DanielsMexico$76,057
7Joakim AnderssonSweden$57,035
8QuantumKeyCroatia$42,770
9Fabrizio GonzalezUruguay$32,073

GGPoker Spring Festival H-15: $10,300 Super Tuesday Action of the Day

The action began with 30 entrants but this figure ballooned to 141 entrants by the time the 280-minute late-registration window closed.

Things didn't start of swimmingly for Gottlieb as it took a tournament high five bullets (tied with Mikita Badziakouski) before things began to take off. While the $50K in buy-ins paid off handsomely for Gottlieb it didn't have the same affect for Badziakouski who didn't finish in the money.

A total of 59 players were active when late registration closed with 20 guaranteed at least a min-cash of $18,783. The money bubble broke 1 1/2 hours later Amichai Barer lost a flip with ace-queen suited against the jacks held by David Peters.

A slew of eliminations took place just after the money bubble broke with Andrii Novak, Wiktor Malinowski, Joni Jouhkimainen, Rui Ferreira, Jargo Alavali, Martin "Justbc0fU" Finger, and "judd trump" all exiting with a min-cash.

Anatoly Filatov
GGPoker Ambassador Anatoly Filatov

Shortly after, the two remaining GGPoker Ambassadors in the field in Anatoly Filatov and Fedor Holz were eliminated for $20,170 to leave just 11 players left in the field.

Sam Greenwood exited in 11th for $21,660 and the final table began after "xyzpoker" (10th - $23,260) couldn't get there with ace-jack against the ace-queen held by Fabrizio Gonzalez.

Vieira Kicks Off Final Table with the Lead

Joao Vieira
Joao Vieira began the final table with the chip lead

The final table took slightly more than two hours from start to finish. Blinds were rolled back to assure that the average stack would be at least 40 big blinds as per GGPoker's network policy for events that attract more than 100 entrants.

Vieira kicked off the final table with the chip lead with Peters, Gottlieb, and Timothy Adams as his closest competitors.

Gonzalez (ninth - $32,073) was the first player eliminated at the final table soon into the action despite coming onto the table in sixth place when he ran jacks into Gottlieb's cowboys to give him the chip lead.

The very next hand, "QuantumKey" was out the door in eigth place for $42,770 when his ace-three suited didn't get there against Vieira's jacks.

The lead then changed hands between a few players including Vieira and Peters before Gottlieb took it back. Gottlieb extended his lead when his ace-nine won a flip to eliminated Joakim Andersson (seventh - $57,035) who held pocket fives.

Adams reclaimed the lead while ousting Shawn Daniels in sixth place for $76,057 when his ace-ten suited paired up on the river against his opponent's snowmen.

Gottlieb snagged the chip lead once again when his snowmen held against the king-five held by Peters on a nine-seven-five flop. Peters was the first to collect a six-figure prize by banking the fifth-place prize of $101,423.

Gottlieb also eliminated the final three opponents but that doesn't mean he didn't give up the chip lead. He had half the chips in play three-handed after his cowboys held against Christian Rudolph's ace-three suited to send Rudolph out in fourth place for $135,520.

The action was fast and furious during three-handed play with all three players swapping the chip lead many times. Vieira had the lead until Gottlieb's king-queen suited won a flip against the pocket nines held by Adams (third - $180,359).

Timothy Adams
Timothy Adams finishes in third place

Heads-Up Action

Gottlieb began heads-up play with a small lead against Vieria before he extended it to a 2.5:1 chip advantage. Vieira narrowed the gap temporarily before Gottlieb had more than double his stack once again.

Vieira put himself in a good spot to double with king-ten when he called off Gottlieb's jack-nine shove. Gottlieb hit two pair on the flop and he eliminated Vieira in second place for $240,513.

Meanwhile, congrats to Lev "LevMeAlone" Gottlieb for an amazing win tonight at GGPoker.

This concludes our coverage of the GGPoker Spring Festival H-15: $10,300 Super Tuesday but be sure to check back as PokerNews is coverage the biggest events of the festival for the next few weeks.

Tags: Ami BarerAnatoly FilatovAndrii NovakChristian RudolphDavid PetersFabrizio GonzalezFedor HolzJoakim AnderssonJoao VieiraJoni Jouhkimainenjudd trumpLev GottliebMartin FingerMikita BadziakouskiQuantumKeyRui FerreiraSam GreenwoodShawn DanielsTimothy AdamsWiktor Malinowski

Final Table Payouts

Jaxon • Level 32: 125,000-250,000, 30,000 ante
PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1Lev "LevMeAlone" GottliebMexico$320,729
2Joao VieiraPortugal$240,513
3Timothy AdamsCanada$180,359
4Christian RudolphGermany$135,250
5David PetersUnited States$101,423
6Shawn DanielsMexico$76,057
7Joakim AnderssonSweden$57,035
8QuantumKeyCroatia$42,770
9Fabrizio GonzalezUruguay$32,073

Joao Vieira Eliminated in 2nd Place ($240,513)

Jaxon • Level 32: 125,000-250,000, 30,000 ante
Lev "LevMeAlone" Gottlieb Wins the GGPoker Spring Festival H-15: $10,300 Super Tuesday
Lev "LevMeAlone" Gottlieb Wins the GGPoker Spring Festival H-15: $10,300 Super Tuesday

Lev "LevMeAlone" Gottlieb jammed from the button and Joao Vieira called off his stack of 4,174,384 from the big blind.

Joao Vieira: {k-Diamonds}{10-Hearts}
Lev "LevMeAlone" Gottlieb: {j-Diamonds}{9-Clubs}

The {6-Diamonds}{j-Hearts}{9-Diamonds}{a-Spades}{5-Clubs} board gave Gottlieb two pair to eliminate Joao Vieira in second place for $240,513.

Meanwhile, congrats to Lev "LevMeAlone" Gottlieb for another amazing win at GGPoker with the H-15: $10,300 Super Tuesday title coming with a hefty $320,729 top prize.

Stay tuned at PokerNews for the recap of this epic one-day event.

Lev "LevMeAlone" Gottlieb mx 14,100,000 6,339,184
Joao Vieira pt Busted
Level:
33
Blinds:
150,000/300,000
Ante:
35,000

Vieira Doubles to Bring Stack Near Even

Jaxon • Level 32: 125,000-250,000, 30,000 ante

Joao Vieira limped the button before he called a raise to 750,000 by Lev "LevMeAlone" Gottlieb.

Gottlieb fired out for 514,800 on the {q-Diamonds}{a-Diamonds}{9-Clubs} flop and got called. He then jammed on the {4-Spades} turn and Vieira called off for 1,874,792.

Joao Vieira: {q-Spades}{9-Spades}
Lev "LevMeAlone" Gottlieb: {q-Hearts}{2-Clubs}

Vieira flopped two pair and won the hand after the {10-Diamonds} completed the board on the river to make the stacks near even again.

Lev "LevMeAlone" Gottlieb mx 7,760,816 -2,277,092
Joao Vieira pt 6,339,184 2,277,092

Gottlieb Over 10M

Jaxon • Level 32: 125,000-250,000, 30,000 ante

Lev "LevMeAlone" Gottlieb limped from the button and Joao Vieira checked behind. Vieira check-called a bet of 375,000 on the {q-Spades}{10-Diamonds}{k-Spades} flop.

Both players checked the {4-Spades} turn. The {2-Spades} river completed the board and Vieira check-called for 905,000.

Vieira showed {10-Clubs}{9-Hearts} for a pair of tens and Gottlieb surged past 10 million in chips after winning the hand with {q-Hearts}{4-Hearts} for two pair.

Lev "LevMeAlone" Gottlieb mx 10,037,908 2,061,000
Joao Vieira pt 4,062,092 -2,060,000
Level:
32
Blinds:
125,000/250,000
Ante:
30,000

Timothy Adams Eliminated in 3rd Place ($180,359)

Jaxon • Level 31: 100,000-200,000, 25,000 ante

Lev "LevMeAlone" Gottlieb opened the button for 400,000. Timothy Adams raised to 1,720,000 from the small blind and Gottlieb four-bet jammed. Adams called off for 2,533,676 and was flipping for his tournament life.

Timothy Adams: {9-Diamonds}{9-Hearts}
Lev Gottlieb: {k-Diamonds}{q-Hearts}

The {j-Diamonds}{8-Hearts}{j-Clubs} flop was safe for Adams as was the {4-Clubs} turn. However, the {q-Hearts} spiked the river and Adams was eliminated in third place for $180,359.

Gottlieb began heads-up action with a small chip advantage against Joao Vieira.

Lev "LevMeAlone" Gottlieb mx 7,976,908 2,579,676
Joao Vieira pt 6,122,092 -25,000
Timothy Adams ca Busted

Vieira Back on Top

Jaxon • Level 31: 100,000-200,000, 25,000 ante

Joao Vieira raised from the button to 420,000 and Timothy Adams called from the big blind.

Adams check-called a bet of 304,500 on the {3-Diamonds}{9-Clubs}{8-Diamonds} flop but gave up after the {3-Clubs} paired the turn after checking and facing a bet of 700,000.

Vieira was back in the lead after the hand.

Joao Vieira pt 6,147,092 724,500
Lev "LevMeAlone" Gottlieb mx 5,397,232 -375,000
Timothy Adams ca 2,555,676 -349,500