Guillaume Nolet Wins First GG Spring Pageant $25K ($1,084,892)
The primary seven-figure payday of the 2021 GG Spring Pageant has been granted and it was Guillaume Nolet opening the record-breaking collection in type. He defeated Andras Nemeth in Occasion H-06: $25,500 Sunday 5 Million to attain the highest prize of $1,084,892.
Nemeth needed to accept a comfort prize of $813,554 within the discipline of 198 entries.
The joint most costly event of the competition got here up in need of the formidable $5 million assure by simply $50,000 and eight of the 9 finalists earned six-figure prizes. With a lot cash on the road, it nonetheless solely took fewer than 2 1/2 hours to find out a champion.
The opposite finalists have been Francisco “VaPaCooler” Benitez, Elevate Your Edge founder Benjamin Rolle, Pokercode co-founder Matthias Eibinger, Elio Fox, Yuri Dzivielevski, “FlowTao” and Juan Pardo Dominguez.
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Closing Outcome GG Spring Pageant Occasion H-06: $25,500 Sunday 5 Million
|Place||Winner||Nation||Prize (in USD)|
|3||Francisco “VaPaCooler” Benitez||Uruguay||$610,079|
|6||Elio Fox||United States||$257,268|
|9||Juan Pardo Dominguez||Spain||$108,489|
Motion of the Closing Day
Nemeth entered the ultimate desk with greater than two instances as many chips as his nearest follower, Nolet. The center of the pack was fairly crowded with a number of gamers separated by a number of huge blinds solely. The playing cards have been barely within the air when Pardo was despatched to the rail.
Coming into the ultimate desk because the shortest stack, Pardo misplaced a flip with pocket sevens towards the ace-queen of Eibinger. One other three contenders bowed out earlier than the primary break. Georgia’s “FlowTao” bumped into the flopped journeys of Nemeth and Dzivielevski additionally got here up quick towards the Hungarian.
Nolet notched up his elimination when ace-four suited acquired there to beat the ace-queen of Fox. That vaulted the Canadian into second place.
Eibinger was by no means capable of get a lot happening the ultimate desk and his run led to fifth place. Nolet did the work as soon as extra, popping out on high of a flip with eights versus ace-queen.
All the way down to the ultimate 4 gamers, the stacks have been very balanced for a brief interval and Rolle even took over the lead for a number of palms. Nonetheless, Nolet vaulted into the highest spot and knocked out the German poker coach when his ace-deuce made journeys when dealing with pocket nines in a preflop contest.
That hand cemented the overwhelming lead for Nolet, who wanted simply one other quarter-hour to shut it out. First, he despatched Benitez out in third place when turning a superior pair.
Nemeth was by no means capable of shut the hole regardless of one double up and finally fell in need of victory when he known as a river-jam with pocket tens on a paired king-high board. Nolet had flopped the superior pair with king-queen and emerged as the primary participant with a seven-figure rating.
Loads of different high-stakes contests will observe within the weeks to return, most notably one other eight $25,500 Excessive Rollers together with two extra Sunday 5 Million editions. The PokerNews staff will present dwell updates from chosen spotlight occasions all through the record-setting competition.