Day 1c Completed
Day 1c Completed
Day 1c of the $10 million guaranteed Super MILLION$ High Main Event at GGPoker witnessed 123 entries get into the action to make it 610 total entries with two more flights to go on Saturday and Sunday. Just 14 of those players survived after 22 blind levels of 20 minutes each were in the books to bring the total survivors up to 75 entrants.
India's "level29" won a big pot to eliminate GGPoker Ambassador Anatoly Filatov in a coin-flip situation near the end of the day to not only take the Day 1c chip lead with 2,276,011 but also take-over the overall chip lead from Michael Watson, who virtually bagged 1,921,636 on Day 1a.
Sergio Aido also advanced from Day 1c with more chips than Watson to so far have the second biggest stack overall. Aido stood strong while poker streamer Jargo Alavali bluffed off his stack to win a massive pot on the second to last hand of the day.
Several others bagged stacks north of 1 million in chips including Ami Barer (1,399,596), Sami Kelopuro, and Antonio "nanqtf" Pedro (1,110,232).
Meanwhile, Christian Rudolph (983,652) and Matthias Eibinger (916,353) were both near the top of the chip counts most of Day 1c and will enter Day 2 with above average stacks.
Others advancing from the Day 1c field were Sam Greenwood (707,680), Andreas Christoforou (511,134), Antonio "NewLife69DP" Gonzalez (325,768), Felipe Ketzer (242,808), Jeff "DollarVig" Berwick (211,311), and Ronny Kaiser (143,373).
Day 1c Chip Counts
|5||Antonio "nanqtf" Pedro||Portugal||1,110,232||56|
|10||Antonio "NewLife69DP" Gonzalez||Spain||325,768||16|
|11||Stephen Chidwick||United Kingdom||304,389||15|
|13||Jeff "DollarVig" Berwick||Canada||211,311||11|
Remaining GGSF Super MILLION$ ME-H Schedule
There are still two more chances for players to book their seats to Day 2 and beyond with Day 1d taking place on April 17 at 7:05 p.m. CEST (1 p.m. EDT) and a faster-paced Day 1e on April 18 at 4:05 p.m.
Surviving opening flight players will then resume actoin at 10:05 p.m. CEST (4:05 p.m. EDT) on Sunday, April 18 and play down to a final table of nine.
The winner will be crowned on Tuesday after a day off in between Day 2 and the final table.
|Date||Day||Time (CEST)||Event Name||Buy-in||GTD|
|April 17||Sat.||8:05 p.m.||GGSF Super MILLION$ ME-H: $10,300, $10M GTD [Day 1D]||$10,300||$10,000,000|
|April 18||Sun.||5:05 p.m.||GGSF Super MILLION$ ME-H: $10,300, $10M GTD [Day 1E]||$10,300||$10,000,000|
|April 18||Sun.||10:05 p.m.||GGSF Super MILLION$ ME-H: $10,300, $10M GTD [Day 2]||$10,300||$10,000,000|
|April 20||Tue.||8 p.m.||GGSF Super MILLION$ ME-H: $10,300, $10M GTD [Day 3]||$10,300||$10,000,000|
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Day 1c is in the books with 14 players surviving from the 123 entries in the field.
Stay tuned at PokerNews for the recap of Day 1c. In the meantime, here is a look at the full chip counts at the end of the day.
Jargo Alavali opend to 35,200 from the cutoff before he called a three-bet by Sergio Aido from the button to 96,000. Alavali check-called bets of 76,590 on the flop and 119,090 on the turn before he jammed the river for 310,676.
Aido called and Alavali got caught with his hand in the cookie jar with to go out just near the end of the day. Aido won the hand with to go near 2 million in chips.
Anatoly Filatov min-raised from the button and "level29" defended their big blind.
"level29" checked the flop. Filatov bet 38,000 and "level29" shoved. Filatov went into the tank before he called off for 634,355.
Filatov was actually statistically ahead by a hair when the chips got in but wasn't able to hit anything on the turn nor the river and was eliminated about 13 minutes shy of the end of the day.
Christian Rudolph opened for 35,200 from early position and got calls by Matthias Eibinger and Amichai Barer from the two seats next to him and Ronny Kaiser from the big blind.
Kaiser checked the flop and Rudolph bet 52,800. Eibinger called and the other two players folded.
Both plaeyrs checked the turn before Rudolph check-called for 178,464 on the river.
Eibinger turned over which wasn't good enough as Rudolph had two pair with .
The tournament is on its eighth and final short break of Day 1c.
Level 22 has just begun with blinds at 8,000/16,000 with a running ante of 2,000. This will be the final level of the evening with anyone making it through Level 22 advancing to Day 2.
Five players were above 1 million in chips to start the final blind level of Day 1c led by Matthias Eibinger.
"for3ver" opened for 46,199 from the small blind before they called off for 355,634 facing a jam by "level29" from the big blind.
The board gave "level29" two pair to send "for3ver" out of Day 1c in 18th place. Michael Addamo lost his short stack at another table around the same time to leave two tables of eight players each remaining.