The 2021 GGPoker Spring Festival $25,500 buy-in ‘Sunday 5 Million’ excessive curler occasion attracted a subject of 208 complete entries, which meant that the $5.2 million prize pool was in the end paid out among the many high 31 finishers. In the top, the most important share of that cash was awarded to Belarusian excessive stakes crusher Mikita Badziakouski, who overcame a troublesome remaining desk to safe the title and the highest prize of $1,105,679.
Badziakouski is simply 29 years previous, however he has already accrued greater than $30.6 million in confirmed event earnings, with hundreds of thousands extra gained on-line. He entered the ultimate day tied for the chip lead with Elio Fox, with eight gamers remaining between him and the digital trophy. He cemented sole possession of the highest spot by knocking out Michael Zhang in eighth place ($110,568) with a full home, and basically by no means appeared again from there.
Fox had slipped a bit early, however made a straight in opposition to the 2 pair of 2011 European Poker Tour Tallinn primary occasion champion Ronny Kaiser to shut the hole considerably. Kaiser earned $147,445 because the eighth-place finisher. Badziakouski safe his second knockout of the day by sending Sean Winter to the rail in seventh place ($262,198), and Fox did his greatest to maintain up by busting Sebastian Trisch in sixth place ($262,198).
Five-handed play started with Badziakouski out in entrance, with Fox in second place having roughly as many chips because the shortest three gamers mixed. Timofey Kuznetsov was the following to be knocked out when his pocket deuces didn’t outrun the A9 of Badziakouski. Kuznetsov settled for $349,647 because the fifth-place finisher.
Fox misplaced a few sizable pots to Badziakouski that resulted in him falling to the underside of the leaderboard. The two-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner in the end received the final of his stack in forward, with A4 main the Q10 of a surging Badziakouski. The Belarusian made a straight on the flip to bust Fox in fourth place. The American earned $466,261 for his newest deep run.
Badziakosuki entered three-handed play with greater than 5 instances as many chips as his two opponents had between them. His A10 held up in opposition to the 65 of Matthew Hyman to knock him out in third ($621,769), giving Badziakouski greater than a 12:1 chip benefit heading into the ultimate heads-up showdown with Michel Dattani. The participant from Portugal received the final of his stack in with A2 in opposition to the 86 of Badziakouski. The board ran out 743910 to provide Badziakosuki a straight, which earned him the pot and the title. Dattani cashed for $829,142 because the runner-up.
Here is a take a look at the payouts awarded on the remaining desk: