2022 RunGood Poker Series Season Finale

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

Cimpan Bags Overall Chip Lead on Day 1b of RunGood Season Finale

Level 8 : Blinds 600-1,200, 1,200 ante
Cornel Cimpan
Cornel Cimpan

Day 1b of the $1,000,000 guaranteed RGPS Contenders Season Finale saw several players battle for the chip lead throughout the day, but at the end, it turned into a two-horse race with two-time WPT champion Cornel Cimpan taking the honor with 344,500 chips.

Michael Loncar was the only other player finishing Day 1b over 300,000, as he finished with 310,500.

Overall Day 2 Chip Leaders

PlaceNameFlightChip CountDay 2 Big Blinds
1Cornel Cimpan1b344,500229
2Michael Loncar1b310,500207
3Lane Jacobson1a283,000188
4Richard Peloquin1a274,000182
5Man Pham1a269,000179
6Chad Burum1a263,000175
7Phaly Nou1b260,000173
8Tyler Patterson1a258,500172
9Lam Le1a254,500169
10Xai Vang1b214,000142

Just 75 of the 187 Day 1b entries advanced to Day 2, adding to the 83 survivors from Day 1a. Those 158 players will be joined at noon Monday by any last-minute entries who can buy in with 26 big blinds before registration closes to start level 9.

Among the notables to bag Sunday were Scott Stewart (160,000), Nick Pupillo (155,000), Angela Jordison (143,500) and Johnnie Moreno (68,000), while others such as Sean Drake and Jarod Minghini will have to take that final opportunity for entry before play begins at noon Monday.

Angela Jordison
Angela Jordison

The Day 2 Plan

Ten more 60-minute levels are scheduled Monday, beginning with level 9 at blinds of 1,000 / 1,500 with a 1,500 big blind ante. Players will reach the money on Day 2 with prizepool and payout information available once registration has closed.

Stay tuned to PokerNews for continued coverage from the beautiful Thunder Valley Casino Resort until a champion is crowned on Tuesday.

Tags: Angela JordisonChad BurumCornel CimpanJarod MinghiniJohnnie MorenoLam LeLane JacobsonMan PhamNick PupilloPhaly NouRichard PeloquinScott StewartSean DrakeTyler PattersonVictor PeredesXai Vang