2022 RunGood Poker Series Season Finale

$2,500 Season Finale ($1,000,000 Guaranteed)
Days: 1b

Second Opening Flight of Largest-Ever RunGood Main Event Set to Begin

Thunder Valley Casino Resort
Thunder Valley Casino Resort

After 210 entries filled the Thunder Valley Casino Resort poker room Saturday, that number is expected to be surpassed Sunday as the RunGood Poker Series Contenders Season Finale continues on its way toward passing its largest-ever guarantee of $1,000,000.

The $2,500 buy-in main event saw 83 players advance from Day 1a Saturday, led by Lane Jacobson, who bagged 283,000 chips through eight levels of play.

RGPS Main Event Day 1a Top Ten Chip Counts

PlaceNameHometownChip Count
1Lane JacobsonSisters, OR283,000
2Richard PeloquinSacramento, CA274,000
3Man PhamSacramento, CA269,000
4Chad BurumNovato, CA263,000
5Tyler PattersonLas Vegas, NV258,500
6Lam LeSacramento, CA254,500
7Jorgio CastroSan Francisco, CA196,000
8Liya GerasimovaTiburon, CA192,000
9Juan ValadezAntioch, CA191,000
10Ray HensonHouston, TX181,000

Sunday’s second opening flight will begin at noon local time, with another eight 60-minute levels of play scheduled.

Just as on Day 1a, players will begin with 40,000 chips at blinds of 100/200 with a 200 big blind ante.

Registration will remain open right up until Day 2 begins Monday with players in Sunday’s Day 1b having the option to re-enter once, then a final time before the start of Day 2 if necessary.

Players will receive 15-minute breaks at the end of every second level, with play completing for the night at approximately 8:45 p.m. local time.

Be sure to stick with PokerNews for full coverage of the biggest RunGood main event ever throughout the day and right until a champion is crowned on Tuesday.

Tags: Chad BurumJorgio CastroJuan ValadezLam LeLane JacobsonLiya GerasimovaMan PhamRay HensonRichard PeloquinTyler Patterson