Maimone And Leonard In Race For $1.17M Super MILLION$ Top Prize

The Primary Tournament of the GGPoker Tremendous MILLION$ Week has reached its nine-handed ultimate desk and what an unbelievable bunch of gamers are seated there. Some 685 gamers purchased in around the more than a few flights and created a $6,850,000 prize pool, which blew the $5 million ensure out of the water. The eventual champion of this prestigious event will get their arms on $1,179,576 of the pot.

Dutch grinder “WouldIlieToYou” is the participant to catch going into the overall desk however seasoned execs Nick Maimone and Patrick Leonard are sizzling on their heels.

Tremendous MILLION$ Primary Tournament Ultimate Desk

Position Participant Nation Chips Large Blinds
1 WouldIlieToYOU Netherlands 14,250,024 89.1
2 Nick Maimone Canada 11,874,204 74.2
3 Patrick Leonard Hungary 10,349,510 64.7
4 Andrii Novak Ukraine 9,491,834 59.3
5 Dejan Kaladjurdjevic Montenegro 7,039,874 44
6 Aleks Shepel Armenia 6,282,812 39.3
7 spaise411 Russia 4,291,360 26.8
8 Simon Mattsson Norway 3,847,842 24
9 Chunlei Zhou Hong Kong 1,072,540 6.7

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WouldIlieToYou sits down with 14,250,024 chips when the playing cards are again within the air at 6:00 p.m. BST on Might 3. That is most effective the fourth time the Dutch participant has purchased into the Tremendous MILLION$ and the primary time they have got cashed. They’re assured $147,446 even though the unthinkable occurs and so they bust out first, however are most effective 8 eliminations clear of a $1,179,576 ranking.

Nick Maimone is an identify family identify in poker circles however no longer a well-known identify within the Tremendous MILLION$ occasions. Maimone has most effective competed in seven Tremendous MILLION$ occasions and received $34,470 from the ones tournaments. His 11,874,204 stack, or 74.2 large blinds should you desire, put Maimone ready the place he must be difficult for the identify and that seven-figure best prize.

Tremendous MILLION$ Primary Tournament Ultimate Desk Payouts

  • 1st – $1,179,576
  • second – $909,577
  • third – $701,380
  • 4th – $540,838
  • fifth – $417,043
  • sixth – $321,584
  • seventh – $247,975
  • eighth – $191,215
  • ninth – $147,446

Former world number one Patrick Leonard has given himself a fantastic chance of becoming this event’s champion by reaching his second-ever Super MILLION$ final table third in chips. Leonard goes into battle with 10,349,510 chips, or 64.7 big blinds. The Super MILLION$ has not exactly been kind to Leonard but he now has the perfect opportunity to boost his $88,032 earnings from this tournament.

Fourth place at the restart with 9,491,834 chips (59.3 big blinds) is Ukraine’s Andrii Novak. The Ukrainian is yet to win this tournament from 34 attempts but will fancy his chances thanks to sitting down with a healthy stack. Novak has almost $234,000 in Super MILLION$ earnings. No doubt he’ll be going all out to make that more than $1.4 million by the time this final table is done and dusted.

Like the chip leader, Dejan Kaladjurdjevic has a played three, failed to cash in three, record in Super MILLION$ tournaments. Reaching this massive final table means the man from Montenegro is guaranteed to show a massive profit in this event regardless of where he finishes tonight. Kaladjurdjevic is a relative unknown quantity and that could well work in his favour. His sits down with 7,039,874 chips, or 44 big blinds.

The next three shortest stacks have between 24 and 39.3 big blinds in their arsenal. Former Super MILLION$ champion Simon Mattsson is the shortest stack of this trio courtesy of him sitting behind 3,847,824 chips (24 big blinds) and Russia’s “spaise411” is sandwiched between Mattsson and Aleks Shepel. Spaise411 has earned $1,170,884 from the Super MILLION$.

Bringing up the rear is Hong Kong’s Chunlei Zhou. They return to the fray armed with 1,072,540 chips, which is a meagre 6.7 big blinds. Zhou is in push-or-fold territory but that relives some of the pressure because it makes their decision making much simpler.

Author: Bradley Watson