A lot of the top poker players headed to GGPoker each weekend to take part in the Super MILLION$ High Rollers event. This is currently online poker’s biggest weekly super high roller tournament.
The last edition of the Super MILLION$ High Rollers event saw two days of intense online action.
In the end, it was Cyprus’ “blakjak19” who won the event taking home $344,407 for his first-place finish. He outclassed UK’s Stephen Chidwick who finished in second place.
Final Table Recap
The final table kicked off with “blakjak19” holding the chip lead, with Chidwick and Dario Sammartino trailing behind in second and third place respectively. The first player to be eliminated was Rica Copag of Brazil whose three-bet all-in was called by Sammartino, the latter eventually flopping a set to knock the Brazilian player out in ninth place for $40,792.
Apart from Chidwick and Sammartino, Alex Foxen had also made his way to the final table. Foxen called an open shove from fellow Canadian Niklas Astedt with pocket tens against pocket threes. Astedt’s cards failed to improve, leaving him with less than two big blinds. Astedt eventually called off his remaining 7,790 chips in the big blind with king-six after “blakjak19” raised to 154,000 with ace-seven.
The other participant in the hand, Idris Ambraisse, called in the small blind holding pocket fives. A continuation bet from “blakjak19” forced Ambraisse to hold, with Astedt initially in the lead after flopping a six. But “blakjak19” turned a seven and Astedt did not find further help from the river causing him to exit in eighth place for $53,258.
The next player to leave the table was “winnerwsop” who lost to “V@der” in an all-in battle. The Belarusian walked away with $69,534 for finishing seventh and a little later Ambraisse exited in sixth spot for $90,785.
“blakjak19” then finished off Foxen after the latter moved all in with pocket sevens, against the his king-four of spades. Foxen’s game ended when “blakjak19” flopped a king. The Canadian took home $118,529 for his fifth-place finish. Foxen sold 17% of his action in the tournament and those who staked him also won some cash.
Quick Heads-Up Battle
“V@der” was the next player to go falling to Chidwick and settling for fourth place and a $154,752 payout. Sammartino has enjoyed back to back final tables in the tournament but he once again failed to finish in first place. He exited in third place for $202,045. The heads-up battle with “blakjak19” and Chidwick lasted just one hand as Chidwick fell and settled for $236,791.