“LateNightTales” Registers First Five-Figure Score At 2020 Goliath Online Series

“LateNightTales” Registers First Five-Figure Score At 2020 Goliath Online Series August 6, 2020 Mario Alfonsi
Mario Alfonsi by Mario Alfonsi  |  Published on Aug 6, 2020  |  Updated on Aug 6, 2020

GUKPT: Goliath SeriesThe 2020 Goliath Online Series poker tournament officially kicked off on August 1 at Grosvenor Poker, and just two days later, one player walked away with the first five-figure payout to be awarded at the festival.

Goliath #3: 25/50 concluded on August 3, with LateNightTales emerging as the champion for £10,971. The two-day event, which had a buy-in of £225, attracted a 258-entry field to generate £54,180 in total prize pool, surpassing its initial guarantee of £50,000. The top 32 players all received a share of this hefty prize money.

Among those who cashed was Team Grosvenor Pro Joe “JoeBeeversPro” Beevers who took the 20th spot for £541. GretaThunb3rg became the bubble player after busting in 33rd place, leaving the table empty-handed.

Final Table Payouts

Eight players made it to the final table, with ChrisDobson becoming the first casualty, collecting £1,489 for finishing in eighth place. ColdShowers and Player1382 busted in seventh and sixth place, taking home £1,896 and £2,438 respectively. 08088080133 earned £2,979 for their fifth-place finish, with the remaining spots enjoying huge pay jumps.

TheDuckPond received £4,065 in fourth-place winnings, while amaze walked away with £6,230 for finishing third. BUNTHEFEDS was the runner-up finisher, taking home, £10.971.

List of Winners

Goliath #1: The Opener was won by LeGrandPoisson for £6,542, while Goliath #2: PKO was captured by Zebster1994 for £2,204. Events 4 & 5 went to BluffSqaaaaud (£3,245) and whatacrapname (£503) respectively.

Goliath #6: NLH 6-Max also took place on the same day, August 3, drawing a total of 545 entries. The event ended up awarding more than £15,000 in prize money, smashing its advertised guarantee by around 50%. The £30 buy-in event was taken down by beeevil15 for £2,899, with MBen1010 finishing as runner-up for £2,136.

Current Leaderboard Standings

The UK online series also features a leaderboard race which is currently being led by stakermighty39 with 225 points. Sitting at No. 2 is EightPerfect with 205 points. LeGrandPoisson and LateNightTales occupy the 3rd and 4th spots respectively.

The player who ends up at the top of the leaderboard is set to receive an entry ticket package worth £1,000, while the second placer will win a £560 GUKPT ticket. A £225 25/25 ticket goes to the third placer, with the 4th – 6th spots each getting a £130 Deepstack ticket. The rest of the top 10 will walk away with a £30 ticket.

The first ever Goliath Online Series will run until August 10. For the full schedule of events, check out Grosvenorpoker.com.

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