The Daily SCOOP – GG Online Championship The Finale



Running exclusively on GGPoker, The GG Online Championship over this past weekend surpassed $165,000,000 in prize pools. When all 3 tiers of Event #116 complete their Day 2’s the total prizes will exceed $170 Million. One Hundred and Seventy Million. All of the sweet cash has already been scooped and there are still 2 days and over $7,000,000 still guaranteed. When this incredible poker tournament series is completed, the GGPoker community will have won over $180,000,000. 

While there are only 2 days remaining in this online poker series, there is still a lot of poker to be played. With 30 tournaments spread over 9 GG Online Championship events, including 3 Super High tier tournaments, you still have a chance to win more in the game of your choice.

While you are playing in your pick of tournaments this week, don’t forget to check out all of the GG Online Championship action at  GGPoker.TV, the best spot to stream some of the biggest online poker games.

If you are curious about the race for a share of $500,000 on the GG Online Championship leaderboard, here is the update you have been waiting for. 

On the Low leaderboard after over a week climbing up the ladder, ‘goosebumps4’ grabbed top spot and a decent 113 point lead over last week’s leader ‘BeardOilGuy’. With a top prize on this leaderboard of $15,000, $5K more than second spot, ‘you can be sure there will still be some great action to watch. 

‘Joao Simoa’ continues his dominance on the Medium leaderboard. While maintaining top spot, which is worth $20,000, on this leaderboard he has managed to increase his lead from last week. ‘Joao Simoa’ is in the driver’s seat on this leaderboard with a 252 point lead over second place and almost 350 point lead over third.

Unlike previous weeks, The High and Super High Leadboard did not have any movement at the top. The week 1 leader, ‘Wei Zhao’ fell even further this week and is now down to 124th. Third position after the first week ‘rivfun4me’ fell from his 11th position last week down to 23rd. He currently sits outside the money spots by merely 26 points. The runner up from week 1, who has been the steadiest of the original top 3 has dropped down to 5 but is less than 15 points behind ‘77Storm77’ in fourth. Last week’s leader, ‘Amichai Barer’ not only managed to maintain his lead over second place ‘Chris Rudolph’, but increased his lead to nearly 200 points. With $50,000 being offered for top spot and 12 High and Super High tier tournaments to play you can be assured these players will fight to the end. 

Author: Paula Allen