Day 1a completed
Day 1a completed
GGSF Super MILLION$ ME-H: $10,300, $10M GTD Day 1a is now complete, with 22 Levels in the books, and Canadian Mike Watson leads the way in a field of 41 remaining players out of 329 entries. Watson bagged nearly 2 million chips to end the day, but there are a dozen players with more than 1 million.
Jean-Noel "OscarBrown" Thorel bagged the next biggest stack to end the day, but he more than 500K behind leader Watson. Also in the Day 2 mix with more than 1 million will be Ole Schemion, Arsenii Malinov, and Connor Drinan, among others.
Top Ten Chips
|2||Jean-Noel "OscarBrown" Thorel||France||1,379,469|
|3||Mark "Chasseneige" Demirjian||Lebanon||1,351,772|
|10||Sean "BB164" Roberts||United States||1,030,652|
Day 1a Action
Action for Day 1a of GGSF Super MILLION$ ME-H: $10,300, $10M GTD got going at 2:05 p.m. eastern time as the first of five starting flights.
There was a full 17 levels of registration, and when they finished registering, 329 entries were on the board, with just over 100 players still in the game. End of day leader Watson was already showing strength with a fifth place stack.
Over the course of the next two hours, they played down to 41 players left in the game. Watson was chip leader going into the final level, but Malinov might not even have made the final day if not for his fours holding in a huge race for his life against ace-queen early in the 2nd last level.
There are four more chances for players to bag a stack for Day 2, which runs on April 18th. Day 1b goes ahead on the 13th, with 1c on the 15th, 1d on the 17th, and 1e early on the 18th. Stay tuned here at PokerNews for all action from 2021 GG Spring Festival.
Action on Day 1a has just ended with 41 players remaining. Canada's Mike Watson leads the way with almost 2 million chips, and 11 players ended the day above 1 million.
A full recap and chip counts will follow shortly.
Vince Cavailles shoved the button for 218,445, and Connor Drinan called from the big blind.
Cavailles was suited, but it wasn't enough to hold against Drinan's ace.
Timofey Kuznetsov shoved for 284,053 from the button, and Matas Cimbolas called from the small blind.
Kuznetsov hit the ace and held to double.
The clock has just ticked over into Level 22. They'll head off to the final break of the day, then come back for almost 20 minutes of poker to find the final roster. There are currently 45 players remaining.
Vinicius "pfckb" Felipe raised the cutoff to 28K before Alex Kolonias reraised the button to 70K. Felipe shoved for 243,908, and Kolonias called off with more.
Vinicius "pfckb" Felipe:
It was pair over pair for Kolonias, sending Felipe packing.
Arsenii Malinov raised to 29.4K, then shoved for 339,097 after Assad "KammyStyyle" Kamran raised the button to 91K. Kamran called to set a race where Malinov's fours held against the ace-queen overs for Kamran. Kamran busted a few hands later with threes into sevens, and Christian Rudolph and "Diamond Hands" busted elsewhere as well.