Day 1e Completed
Day 1e Completed
While Day 2 is just around the corner, a fast and furious Day 1E flight in the GGSF Super MILLION$ ME-H: $10,300, $10M GTD saw xx out of a field of 267 advance. They'll have not even an hour to prepare as Day 2 will kick off at 8:05p GMT to continue one of the two $10M GTD events on the GGSF schedule.
With the 267 entries in the final flight, the guarantee was surpassed and a total prize pool of $10,890,000 was created. Adding the 54 survivors from Day 1E, a total of 156 players will return to play for the first-place prize of $1,537,605, awarded on Tuesday night during the traditional GG Super MILLION$ Final Table show.
Taiwan's Chih Wei "FanChihWei" Fan (1,489,098) bagged the lead with 1,489,098 in chips, which will be 93 big blinds when cards go back in the air. Daniel Smiljkovic (1,222,513), Lev "LevMeAlone" Gottlieb (1,140,861), Assad "KammyStyyle" Kamran (1,008,581), and Alex Papazian (922,676) rounded out the top 5.
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54 out of 267 players have made their way to Day 2, which is scheduled to kick off in about 55 minutes from now. A short recap and chip counts are to follow.
62 out of 267 players made the final break of the day, with just one more level to be played before chips are virtually bagged. After that, players will have just shy of an hour to prepare for Day 2 which will commence at 8:05 p.m. GMT
Gottlieb isn't the only one with six shells in the event, as Timothy Nuter is also trying to recoup his investment of $61,800 and parlay it into a big payday. After a raise from Nuter and a call from Aleks "JustaMortal" Dimitrov, Antonio Mirotta put his small stack of 97,546 in the middle.
Nuter isolated by coming over the top for 556,070, and Dimitrov called it off after long though to create a pot of over 1M.
Aleks "JustaMortal" Dimitrov:
The virtual dealer fanned out a board of for Nuter to hit the two outer and take a nearly 1M sidepot off Dimitrov. Mirotta took the main pot with a wheel.
Level 19: 5,000/10,000/1,250
It took him six bullets, but it turns out sixth time is the charm as Lev "LevMeAlone" Gottlieb claimed the chip lead in the late stages of the day. In a blind on blind battle against Farid Jattin, Gottlieb raised and called off a 22 big blind shove with to win against Jattin's .
Moved to a different table, Gottlieb was then able to get Markku "ExVang" Koplimaa to make a move on him. On a flop, Gottlieb checked and Koplimaa bet 22,572. Gottlieb check-raised to 60,042, Koplimaa shoved for almost 175K and Gottlieb called it off.
Markku "ExVang" Koplimaa:
Lev "LevMeAlone" Gottlieb:
The turn and river kept Gottlieb in the lead to eliminate Koplimaa from contention.
Level 18: 4,000/8,000/1,000
Assad "KammyStyyle" Kamran is the first player to break the 1M barrier in this event after a massive hand with kings versus the queens of Thiago "Bada Bing!" Crema.
It was a raising was preflop that ultimately ended up in a pot worth 1M, and Kamran was the one to hold up with the better hand to claim the chip lead three levels before the end of the day.