Dominykas Mikolaitis Takes Down GGPoker Super MILLION$ For $428K

Dominykas Mikolaitis scored his first GGPoker Tremendous MILLION$ name this week for $428,624. (photograph: Playground Poker Membership)

Dominykas Mikolaitis entered the general desk of this week’s GGPoker Tremendous MILLION$ with a hefty chip lead, one who he leveraged to take house his first profession Tremendous MILLION$ name and the $428,624 first-place prize.

Simply for the reason that grinder from Poland held a substantial chip benefit, it was once in no way a positive factor that he’d make it to the tip. In his approach this week had been a couple of former #1-ranked on-line professionals in Yuri Dzivielevski and Andras Nemeth, the present #5 ranked participant on the planet in Dalton Hobold, and Stephen Chidwick, one of the vital feared top rollers within the sport these days.

Thirty mins into the general desk, with the blinds at 30,000/60,000, Andras Nemeth opened the button to 132,000 maintaining the KsQc. Within the small blind, China’s Weiran Pu three-bet shipped their ultimate 9 large blinds with the As6s. Nemeth made the fast name and the flop got here QdJh6c, giving each a couple however placing Nemeth within the lead. The Kc flip gave Nemeth best two, and added a gutshot immediately draw for Pu. Alternatively, the river was once the 5c and Pu was once the primary participant of the day to hit the rail, completing in 9th position for $53,578.

It was once one go back and forth across the desk earlier than ‘Pandora-box’ opened from the hijack to 126,000 with the AcKc. Mikolaitis, at the button, installed a three-bet to 354,000 along with his As4h. When the motion folded again to ‘Pandora-box’ they determined to flat name leaving themselves 1.5 million in the back of. The flop got here Kd8c3h giving ‘Pandora-box’ best pair. They checked it to Mikolaitis who put out a 150,000 guess. ‘Pandora-box’ referred to as and the 2d arrived at the flip, providing Mikolaitis a gutshot immediately draw. ‘Pandora-box’ checked once more to the chip chief who fired 288,000 into the pot of one.2 million. ‘Pandora-box’ simply referred to as all over again and the 5h gave the impression at the river, giving Mikolaitis his runner-runner immediately. ‘Pandora-box’ checked a 3rd time however this time, with the nuts, Mikolaitis went large and moved all-in. After a couple of moments, ‘Pandora-box’ referred to as off their ultimate million and was once eradicated in 8th position, excellent for $69,482.

Simply 5 palms later, former #1-ranked Yuri Dzivielevski raised the button to 120,000 along with his AhKd. Nemeth folded the small blind and Mikolaitis defended his large blind maintaining the Ac7c. Mikolaitis outflopped Dzivielevski at the Qd7h4h flop, and the motion checked via. The flip was once the As, hitting Dzivielevski however giving Mikolaitis two pair. Mikolaitis checked it over to the Brazilian who guess simply over 240,000 with best pair. Mikolaitis installed a check-raise to 600,000 and Dzivielevski referred to as, with just below 1.4 million in the back of. The river was once the Js and as soon as once more Mikolaitis went for all of it and moved all-in. Dzivielevski took just about 3 mins and in the end clicked the decision button. Dzivielevski fell in 7th position and added $90,107 to his Tremendous MILLION$ profits.

Brazil’s Dalton ‘morgota’ Hobold have been putting directly to his quick stack for many of the ultimate desk, however in the end, with the blinds at 35,000/70,000, picked up a hand he may just combat with. After ‘OPPikachu’ opened from the cutoff to 189,000 with the Ac6d it folded to Hobold within the large blind with JhJs. Hobold moved all-in for 538,000 and ‘OPPikachu’ made the fast name placing the Brazilian in peril. The As7d4d flop put Hobold approach in the back of and searching for probably the most ultimate two jacks within the deck. The flip was once the Qd and the river got here the 7s sending Hobold to assemble his $116,854 sixth-place prize.

As Mikolaitis prolonged his chip lead, construction his stack to over 12 million, Stephen Chidwick slipped to simply beneath 10 large blinds. After Mikolaitis opened from beneath the gun to 140,000 with the Ad9c, Chidwick moved all-in for simply over 640,000 maintaining Ac8h. Each blinds folded and Mikolaitis made the decision, having a look to take out the at all times unhealthy Chidwick. The flop got here 9h8c5c giving each avid gamers a couple. The flip was once the Jc, including nut flush outs for Chidwick. However the 7d was once a brick for Chidwick and the all-world professional ended up in 5th position for $151,541.

With the blinds as much as 40,000/80,000, ‘Memukul’ raised from the small unaware of 200,000 along with his 9c9h. Nemeth, within the large blind with simply 10 bigs, moved all-in maintaining the Ac4c and was once snapped off by way of ‘Memukul’ placing the two-time Tremendous MILLION$ champ in peril. The board ran out 7c3s3h7d8c transport the pot to ‘Memukul’ and, for the second one week in a row, Nemeth completed simply in need of a 3rd name. Nemeth earned $196,525 for his fourth-place run.

The 3-handed struggle took a while with each quick stacks putting round as Mikolaitis appeared for a method to proceed so as to add to his chip lead. Sooner or later, it was once a conflict between the ones two quick stacks that were given the event to heads up. With the blinds as much as 70,000/140,000, ‘OPPikachu’ open-ripped his ultimate 1.5 million from the small blind with the As3c. ‘Memukul’, within the large blind, took a second however made the decision maintaining the Kh5s. The flop got here KcTc7d giving ‘Memukul’ within the lead within the hand. It was once a lead they didn’t give up because the flip got here the 4d and the river got here the 2d. ‘OPPikachu’ bowed out in 3rd position, excellent for $254,861.

Mikolaitis began heads up with a greater than 2:1 chip lead nevertheless it wasn’t lengthy earlier than ‘Memukul’ climbed into the chip lead. From there the pair traded the chip lead from side to side. Sooner or later, Mikolaitis grabbed the chip lead and didn’t let cross. The blinds had been at 100,000/200,000 when ‘Memukul’ limped the button maintaining AcJd and Mikolaitis ripped from the large blinds with the Ah5d. ‘Memukul’ made the decision for all of it. The flop got here Td4h2h preserving ‘Memukul’ within the lead however providing Mikolaitis a gutshot immediately draw and a few backdoor choices. When the 3h hit the flip, ‘Memukul’ was once left with best chop outs. The Kc finished the board, and the event, as ‘Memukul’ – who began the day 9th in chips – completed in 2d position for $330,514 and Dominykas Mikolaitis took house his first Tremendous MILLION$ name for $428,624

GGPoker Tremendous MILLION$ Ultimate Desk Effects

  1. Dominykas Mikolaitis – $428,624
  2. ‘Memukul’ – $330,514
  3. ‘OPPikachu’ – $254,861
  4. Andras Nemeth – $196,525
  5. Stephen Chidwick – $151,541
  6. Dalton ‘morgota’ Hobold – $116,854
  7. Yuri Dzivielevski – $90,107
  8. ‘Pandora-box’ – $69,482
  9. Weiran Pu – $53,578

Author: Bradley Watson