2021 GGPoker WSOP Bracelet Events

2021 GG Spring Festival

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H-108: $10,300 Super MILLION$ [2-day event]
Days:
12

Event Info

Buy-in $10,300
Prize Pool $3,470,000
Players 347

Level Info

Level 43
Blinds 200,000 / 400,000
Ante 50,000

Players Info - Day 2

Players Left 1
Entries 9
H-108: $10,300 Super MILLION$ [2-day event]
Day 2 Completed

Markus Leikkonen Takes Down 2021 GG Spring Festival Event H-108: $10,300 Super MILLION$ ($651,821)

zedmaster84 • Level 43: 200,000-400,000, 50,000 ante
Markus Leikkonen Wins GGSF Event H-108: $10,300 Super MILLION$
Markus Leikkonen Wins GGSF Event H-108: $10,300 Super MILLION$

The 2021 GG Spring Festival has officially concluded and the second-biggest online poker festival of all times so far has seen a fitting end in Event H-108: $10,300 Super MILLION$. Out of a field of 347 entries, only nine players returned for the final day. In the end, it was Markus Leikkonen who earned the largest slice of the $3,470,000 prize pool after defeating David Coleman in heads-up.

While the real name of Leikkonen may not be a staple hold in the poker scene, the Finnish poker pro is a nosebleed heads-up cash game specialist. And he certainly showcased his talents in a one-sided duel with Coleman to claim the top prize of $651,821. His opponent had to settle for a consolation prize of $502,622 while Brazil's Yuri Dzivielevski finished in third for $387,575.

Among the other finalists were several High Roller regulars of the live and online arena such as Christian Jeppsson, Daniel Dvoress, and Timothy Adams. Add to that the likes of Konstantin Maslak, "xyzpoker" and George Wolff, and it made for a thrilling conclusion of the tournament and series.

Final Result GGSF Event H-108: $10,300 Super MILLION$

PlaceWinnerCountryPrize (in USD)
1Markus LeikkonenFinland$651,821
2David ColemanUnited States$502,622
3Yuri DzivielevskiBrazil$387,575
4Christian JeppssonSweden$298,861
5Daniel DvoressCanada$230,453
6Timothy AdamsCanada$177,704
7George WolffUnited States$137,028
8xyzpokerAustria$105,663
9Konstantin MaslakRussia$81,478

The final table was also live-streamed with cards-up coverage and commentary on the GGPoker.tv Twitch and YouTube channel. It lasted three hours and three quarters until Leikkonen's masterclass in heads-up concluded.

The action of the final day

Yuri Dzivielevski and Daniel Dvoress were the chip leaders when the final table kicked off but neither one was able to carry over the momentum for an extended period. In fact, a private duel emerged and they traded double-ups while the rest of the table were seemingly left as bystanders. That obviously changed as the blinds increased and new faces emerged at the top of the leaderboard.

Konstantin Maslak never got much going and lost a flip to Dzivielevski, who jumped back into contention. More than one hour passed until the elimination of "xyzpoker" and George Wolff became Leikkonen's first victim when ace-queen was no good versus ace-king in a preflop contest.

Timothy Adams was left short and busted to fellow Canadian High Roller regular Daniel Dvoress, who then bowed out against resurgent David Coleman. The American started the final table with just 11 blinds and scored several doubles. Coleman also knocked out Christian Jeppsson and emerged as the comfortable chip leader in three-handed play. Dzivielevski escaped from elimination once but found his fate in a flip against Leikkonen.

Yuri Dzivielevski
Another deep run for Brazil's Yuri Dzivielevski

The duel for the last title of the series started with a small lead for Coleman but Leikkonen showed relentless aggression to pull into a commanding lead, getting paid off in bigger pots when he had it. Coleman won a flip to stay afloat for a few minutes but ultimately ran an ill-timed bluff to end the tournament as the runner-up.

That concludes the PokerNews coverage for the GG Spring Festival, which paid out more than $175 million in prize money.

Super MILLION$ During the 2021 GG Spring Festival

EventGuaranteeEntriesPrize PoolWinnerTop Prize
H-05 Super MILLION$$3,000,000312$3,120,000Lev “LevMeAlone” Gottlieb$586,074
GGSF Super MILLION$ ME-H$10,000,0001,089$10,890,000Joakim Andersson$1,537,605
H-108 Super MILLION$$3,000,000347$3,470,000Markus Leikkonen$651,821

Tags: Christian JeppssonDaniel DvoressDavid ColemanGeorge WolffKonstantin MaslakMarkus LeikkonenTimothy AdamsxyzpokerYuri Dzivielevski

David Coleman Eliminated in 2nd Place ($502,622)

zedmaster84 • Level 43: 200,000-400,000, 50,000 ante
Coleman eliminated by Leikkonen
Coleman eliminated by Leikkonen

The action commenced with a button min-raise to 800,000 by David Coleman and Markus Leikkonen elected to defend the big blind. The flop brought {6-Diamonds}{4-Diamonds}{2-Spades} and Leikkonen check-called for 860,000. That exact action repeated on the {2-Hearts} turn for 400,000 and Leikkonen also checked the {6-Hearts} river.

Coleman moved all-in for nearly two times the pot and jammed for 8,380,428, nearly 21 big blinds. Leikkonen snap-called and had set the trap with {k-Spades}{6-Clubs} for sixes full. Coleman went down with a gusty bluff, holding just {9-Diamonds}{7-Spades}. The American poker pro had to settle for the runner-up spot and takes home $502,622.

For nosebleed heads-up cash game player Leikkonen, the festival ends with a victory and top prize of $651,821. A full recap of today's action is to follow.

fi
Markus Leikkonen
fi 34,700,000 10,080,428
us
David Coleman
us Busted

Tags: David ColemanMarkus Leikkonen

Some More for Coleman

zedmaster84 • Level 43: 200,000-400,000, 50,000 ante

Markus Leikkonen limped in and David Coleman raised to 1.4 million out of the big blind, earning a call from Leikkonen. On the {a-Hearts}{5-Hearts}{3-Spades} flop, Coleman bet just 725,000 but it was enough to take it down right there.

fi
Markus Leikkonen
fi 24,619,572 -1,139,000
us
David Coleman
us 10,080,428 1,139,000
Level:
43
Blinds:
200,000/400,000
Ante:
50,000

Coleman Gets Very Short and Doubles

zedmaster84 • Level 42: 175,000-350,000, 45,000 ante

David Coleman min-raised to 700,000 for Markusm Leikkonen to call out of the big blind. Leikkonen check-raised to 1,007,000 on the {k-Diamonds}{6-Spades}{3-Clubs} flop and Coleman filled up. The {6-Diamonds} turn was bet by Leikkonen for 1,752,000 and once he picked up a call, Leikkonen jammed the {7-Clubs} river to take it sown.

Leikkonen jammed the next button and Coleman called all-in.

David Coleman: {a-Spades}{q-Clubs}
Markus Leikkonen: {2-Diamonds}{2-Clubs}

The flip went to Coleman on the {q-Hearts}{4-Clubs}{3-Hearts}{9-Hearts}{7-Diamonds} runout as he spiked the queen right away.

fi
Markus Leikkonen
fi 25,758,572 -1,883,114
us
David Coleman
us 8,941,428 1,883,114

Commanding Lead for Leikkonen

zedmaster84 • Level 42: 175,000-350,000, 45,000 ante

David Coleman finally stopped the bleeding when an ace was good enough on a paired king-high board. However, the next major setback followed right after as the red-hot-running Markus Leikkonen pulled into a commanding lead.

It started with Coleman's button raise to 770,000 and Leikkonen defended. The {10-Hearts}{4-Hearts}{3-Diamonds} flop was checked and Leikkonen led the {6-Clubs} turn for 1,075,800, earning a call. On the {5-Hearts} river, Leikkonen bet the pot for 3,781,600. Coleman called after brief consideration with {10-Spades}{5-Diamonds} for two pair but Leikkonen had the best of it with the {j-Diamonds}{7-Spades}.

fi
Markus Leikkonen
fi 27,641,686 4,577,400
us
David Coleman
us 7,058,314 -4,577,400

Showdown Pot for Leikkonen

zedmaster84 • Level 42: 175,000-350,000, 45,000 ante

The domination of Markus Leikkonen continues as David Coleman lost further ground. It was the first medium-sized showdown pot of the heads-up duel so far, which started with a button min-raise by Leikkonen and a call by Coleman.

On the {j-Diamonds}{3-Hearts}{2-Spades} flop, Coleman checked and Leikkonen bet 983,400 to earn a call. They then checked the {4-Spades} turn and {9-Hearts} river, Leikkonen tabled {10-Clubs}{3-Clubs} and that beat the {k-Diamonds}{2-Hearts} of Coleman.

Coleman also raised to 770,000 two hands later and folded to a three-bet.

fi
Markus Leikkonen
fi 23,064,286 2,543,400
us
David Coleman
us 11,635,714 -2,543,400

Leikkonen Takes the Lead in Heads-Up

zedmaster84 • Level 42: 175,000-350,000, 45,000 ante

Markus Leikkonen won three pots in a row, neither of which went to showdown. On the second hand, David Coleman raised to 770,000 and earned a call to see the {a-Diamonds}{8-Spades}{2-Diamonds} flop. Leikkonen check-called for 537,900 to then check the {4-Diamonds} turn, Coleman checked back.

Leikkonen bet the {j-Hearts} river for 2,705,800, the size of the pot, and Coleman let go.

Coleman won a pot only for Leikkonen to once more take it down with aggression thereafter. The Finn faced a bet worth 547,500 into 2,190,000 on the {j-Diamonds}{9-Hearts}{4-Spades}{10-Diamonds}{k-Spades} river. He raised to 2,190,000 and shut down Coleman once more.

fi
Markus Leikkonen
fi 20,520,886 3,230,400
us
David Coleman
us 14,179,114 -3,230,400

Nearly Even in Chips

zedmaster84 • Level 42: 175,000-350,000, 45,000 ante

Markus Leikkonen min-raised the button to 700,000 and picked up a call by David Coleman in the big blind. Coleman check-called for 350,000 on the {q-Hearts}{j-Diamonds}{4-Spades} flop and did so again for 1,445,400 on the {9-Clubs} turn.

With 5,080,800 in the middle, Coleman also elected to check the {6-Hearts} on the river. Leikkonen simply moved all-in and that won the pot.

us
David Coleman
us 17,409,514 -2,540,400
fi
Markus Leikkonen
fi 17,290,486 2,540,400