2021 GG Spring Festival

GGSF Super MILLION$ ME-H: $10,300, $10M GTD
Day: 1a
Event Info

2021 GG Spring Festival

Final Results
Winner
Winning Hand
k2
Prize
$1,537,605
Event Info
Buy-in
$10,300
Prize Pool
$10,890,000
Entries
1,089
Level Info
Level
43
Blinds
500,000 / 1,000,000
Ante
125,000
Players Info - Day 1a
Entries
329
Players Left
41

GGSF Super MILLION$ ME-H: $10,300, $10M GTD

Day 1a Completed

Day 1a is Complete in Super MILLION$ ME-H

Level 22 : 7,000/14,000, 1,750 ante
Mike Watson
Mike Watson

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

PlacePlayerCountryChips
1Mike WatsonCanada1,921,636
2Jean-Noel "OscarBrown" ThorelFrance1,379,469
3Mark "Chasseneige" DemirjianLebanon1,351,772
4Ole SchemionGermany1,209,389
5Arsenii MalinovRussia1,190,625
6Fabrizio GonzalezUruguay1,150,702
7Julian StuerAustria1,142,883
8Luigi CurcioItaly1,065,348
9Luuk GielesNetherlands1,031,546
10Sean "BB164" RobertsUnited States1,030,652

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.

Jean-Noel Thorel, 2nd In Chips
Jean-Noel Thorel, 2nd In Chips

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.

Final Chip Counts (full)

Level 22 : 7,000/14,000, 1,750 ante
Player Chips Progress
Mike Watson ca
Mike Watson
1,921,636
-190,000
-190,000
Day 1A Chip Leader
WSOP 1X Winner
WPT 1X Winner
EPT 2X Winner
Jean-Noel "OscarBrown" Thorel fr
Jean-Noel "OscarBrown" Thorel
1,379,469
120,212
120,212
Mark "Chasseneige" Demirjian lb
Mark "Chasseneige" Demirjian
1,351,772
177,500
177,500
Ole Schemion de
Ole Schemion
1,209,389
979,418
979,418
WSOP 1X Winner
WPT 1X Winner
Arsenii Malinov ru
Arsenii Malinov
1,190,625
479,181
479,181
Fabrizio Gonzalez uy
Fabrizio Gonzalez
1,150,702
1,150,702
1,150,702
Julian Stuer at
Julian Stuer
1,142,883
74,692
74,692
Luigi Curcio it
Luigi Curcio
1,065,348
1,065,348
1,065,348
Luuk Gieles nl
Luuk Gieles
1,031,546
869,447
869,447
Sean "BB164" Roberts no
Sean "BB164" Roberts
1,030,652
736,744
736,744
Connor Drinan us
Connor Drinan
1,027,330
37,000
37,000
WSOP 1X Winner
Joni Jouhkimainen fi
Joni Jouhkimainen
1,022,846
-22,326
-22,326
WSOP 1X Winner
Run It Once
Alexandros Kolonias gr
Alexandros Kolonias
992,405
777,867
777,867
WSOP 1X Winner
Timothy Adams ca
Timothy Adams
937,841
937,841
937,841
WSOP 1X Winner
Ioannis Angelou-Konstas gr
Ioannis Angelou-Konstas
921,878
84,841
84,841
judd trump cn
judd trump
907,459
760,830
760,830
Joakim Andersson se
Joakim Andersson
888,390
-155,692
-155,692
WSOP 1X Winner
Matas Cimbolas lt
Matas Cimbolas
869,056
-42,000
-42,000
WPT 1X Winner
Dan Smith us
Dan Smith
814,428
814,428
814,428
$25K Fantasy
WSOP 1X Winner
WPT 1X Winner
Run It Once
Liviu Ignat ro
Liviu Ignat
808,442
306,067
306,067
77Storm77 ca
77Storm77
800,792
-564,946
-564,946
Joshua McCully au
Joshua McCully
785,151
317,267
317,267
Samuel "vivaegipto" Bernabeu es
Samuel "vivaegipto" Bernabeu
732,040
561,024
561,024
WSOP 1X Winner
Nicolo Molinelli it
Nicolo Molinelli
702,432
-352,445
-352,445
Bruno Volkmann br
Bruno Volkmann
656,583
-27,508
-27,508

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Day 1a is Complete

Level 22 : 7,000/14,000, 1,750 ante

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.

Final Level of Day 1a

Level 22 : 7,000/14,000, 1,750 ante

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.

Player Chips Progress
Mike Watson ca
Mike Watson
2,111,636
924,011
924,011
Day 1A Chip Leader
WSOP 1X Winner
WPT 1X Winner
EPT 2X Winner
77Storm77 ca
77Storm77
1,365,738
252,904
252,904
Jean-Noel "OscarBrown" Thorel fr
Jean-Noel "OscarBrown" Thorel
1,259,257
958,898
958,898
Matas Cimbolas lt
Matas Cimbolas
1,197,109
273,973
273,973
WPT 1X Winner
Mark "Chasseneige" Demirjian lb
Mark "Chasseneige" Demirjian
1,174,272
378,668
378,668
Julian Stuer at
Julian Stuer
1,068,191
795,234
795,234
Nicolo Molinelli it
Nicolo Molinelli
1,054,877
1,054,877
1,054,877
Joni Jouhkimainen fi
Joni Jouhkimainen
1,045,172
177,910
177,910
WSOP 1X Winner
Run It Once
Joakim Andersson se
Joakim Andersson
1,044,082
165,629
165,629
WSOP 1X Winner
Connor Drinan us
Connor Drinan
1,033,985
266,775
266,775
WSOP 1X Winner

Level: 22

Blinds: 7,000/14,000

Ante: 1,750

Kolonias Busts Felipe

Level 21 : 6,000/12,000, 1,500 ante

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: {7-Diamonds}{7-Spades}
Alex Kolonias: {9-Spades}{9-Diamonds}

Board: {2-Spades}{k-Spades}{6-Clubs}{2-Hearts}{10-Hearts}

It was pair over pair for Kolonias, sending Felipe packing.

Player Chips Progress
Alex Kolonias ru
Alex Kolonias
713,414
Vinicius "pfckb" Felipe br
Vinicius "pfckb" Felipe
Busted

Malinov Doubles

Level 21 : 6,000/12,000, 1,500 ante

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.

Player Chips Progress
Arsenii Malinov ru
Arsenii Malinov
711,444
460,184
460,184
Assad "KammyStyyle" Kamran no
Assad "KammyStyyle" Kamran
Busted
Christian Rudolph de
Christian Rudolph
Busted
Diamond Hands ca
Diamond Hands
Busted