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  1. Damian Salas’ amazing start to 2021 got even better this week with a string of online scores propelling the newly crowned World Series of Poker Main Event champion to a career-high spot in the latest worldwide Online Poker Rankings. If the totality of Salas’ yearly accomplishments would have been taking down the 2020 WSOP Main Event in January, by any standard it would have been a great year. But Salas, who has a well-documented love of the grind seemingly isn’t content with his place in the history books, he wants more. After spending the past two weeks racking up picking up impressive scores and the PocketFives Leaderboard points that come with them, the Argentinian has soared 19 spots this week to break through into the top 10 of the Online Poker Rankings where he currently sits at #9. His spotlight score of last month was a runner-up finish in the February 14 edition of the weekly GGPoker $10,000 buy-in Super MILLION$. From a final table that included top-ranked pros like Bert ‘girafganger7’ Stevens, Arsenii ‘hellohellohello’ Malinov, and, eventual winner, Sami ‘LarsLuzak’ Kelopuro, Salas collected a $314,924 payday and 937.69 PLB points for his second place finish. On the same day, Salas finished in third place in the GGPoker Sunday High Roller Bounty Special for another $7,390 and 131.69 points. One week later, Salas ran deep in another major event when he finished inside the final two tables in the PokerStars Turbo Series 03 ($5,200 NLHE, 8-Max High Roller) for $14,284 and another 179.43 PLB points. And finally, he grabbed another 180.61 PLB points when he bubbled the final table of the GGPoker two-day $1,050 Monday Main Event, finishing in tenth place for $4,289. For Salas to remain in the top 10 moving forward, he’s going to need to continue to keep busy. The PLB point race is especially tight in the #8-#12 spots with Salas being just 383 points behind Brazilian Bruno ‘brunovolks’ Volkmann and a mere 127 points ahead of Anatoly ‘nl_profit’ Filatov who sits at #10. For someone to enter the top 10 means that someone has to leave and this week it was Anton ‘AnteSvante’ Wigg who slipped from the #9 spot to #11. Also of note for Salas, at the very end of January he scored a runner-up finish in a GGPoker $1,500 High Roller Deepstack for $16,119. That's a nice score by any measure but it was also the moment that he eclipsed the $9 million in online earnings mark. Online Poker Rankings Notes This Week • Last week it was Yuri ‘Yuri Martins’ Dzivieleski who was in the position to make a run at Brunno ‘bbotteon’ Botteon’s reign at #1, this week former #1-ranked Bert ‘girafganger7’ Stevens assumes the #2 spot. The difference this week is that Steven has eclipsed the 13,000 PLB mark, putting him closer than any other player has been in nearly a month. Helping Stevens out was his victory this week in the GGPoker $400 Forty Stack where he earned $11,669 and 224.46 PLB points. • With his win in the aforementioned GGPoker Super MILLION$, Sami ‘LarsLuzak’ Kelopuro also had a significant leap in this week’s rankings rising from #26 back to #12. The win was worth $408,406 and brought with it an impressive 1,421.27 PLB points. Keep an eye on the former worldwide #1 for a possible return to the Top 10 in the coming weeks. • Jonathan ‘proudflop’ Proudfoot flew back into the Top 100 this week, rising 245 places to #40 thanks to a slew of recent high roller results from GGPoker, a deep run in the PokerStars Turbo Series, and a runner-up finish in the partypoker High Roller One Shot for $26,425 (307.69 PLB points). Next week see another surge for the Brit as he took down a the $5,250 High Roller Special on GGPoker for $125,383 and made the final table of the partypoker MILLIONS Online Main Event. • Five players returned to the Top 100 this week including the Brazilian trio of 'dennysramos2', ‘jason132008’, and ’saymon9’ as well as former #1-ranked superstar Jon ‘apestyles’ Van Fleet who comes in at #98 this week. Although Van Fleet’s recorded volume has been light in 2021, he’s is always good for massive scores. Including his third-place finish in the PokerStars Turbo Series 03 ($5,200 NLHE High Roller) where he won $101,421 (471.27 PLB points) and jumped to over $17 million in career online cashes, good for #4 on the All-Time Online Money List.
  2. It was a super-sized week for the GGPoker Super MILLION$ in which Russian superstar and current #7-ranked online player in the world, Arsenii 'hellohellohello' Malinov took home the Super MILLION$ Week Super High Roller title and this week's massive $661,743 first-place prize. With it being the 2021 Super MILLION$ Week on GGPoker, what was normally a $10,000 buy-in for the regularly scheduled weekly high roller was bumped up to $25,500 creating a prize pool of more than $2.8 million. By Tuesday, the field of 114 runners was paired down to the final nine and, as can be counted on for this event, included many of today’s top tier online players. Joining Malinov at the final table were Americans Jason Koon, David Coleman, and Seth Davies, who entered the final table as the chip leader. Matthias Eibinger started the final table second in chips and not too far down the leaderboard was online poker savants Aleksejs ‘DamageAP’ Ponakovs from Latvia and Joao ‘Naza114’ Vieira. Daniel Dvoress also made the final day, but as the short stack with fewer than 10 big blinds was under pressure right away. Under the gun, Dvoress pushed his remaining chips in the middle holding [poker card="5h"][poker card="5s"] and was quickly called by Malinov who had [poker card="as"][poker card="ks"]. The flop came out [poker card="qc"][poker card="9s"][poker card="6d"], keeping Dvoress out in front. The [poker card="4s"] hit the turn, giving Malinov flush outs to go with his overcards. The [poker card="2s"] completed the flush for the Russian and Dvoress hit the rail in ninth place for $74,821. It wasn’t long before David Coleman also found himself at risk. The New Jersey native moved all-in from late position with the [poker card="ad"][poker card="4s"]. Joao Vieira re-shoved on the button with a dominating [poker card="ac"][poker card="tc"] and after both blinds folded the pair watched the board run out [poker card="qs"][poker card="td"][poker card="4c"][poker card="7d"][poker card="8h"]. Vieira’s paired kicker gave him the pot and Coleman exited in eighth place for $98,256. Less than twenty minutes later another American was making his last stand. After an open from Eibinger in the cutoff, Malinov three-bet his [poker card="jh"][poker card="5h"] in the small blind. Jason Koon moved all-in for less with the [poker card="ac"][poker card="qd"]. Eibinger got out of the way and the flop fell [poker card="ts"][poker card="9c"][poker card="5c"] giving Malinov bottom pair. The pair of fives held through the [poker card="3d"] turn and the [poker card="8h"] river sending Koon home in seventh place for $129,030. A big hand took place with six left when Germany’s ‘REPTAR’ put in a raise on the button with [poker card="js"][poker card="jc"]. From the small blind Eibinger shipped his nearly 25 big blind stack with [poker card="kh"][poker card="th"] and was quickly called by ‘REPTAR’ who had Eibinger covered. The flop came [poker card="9h"][poker card="8c"][poker card="4h"] giving Eibinger additional flush outs. However, the [poker card="3d"] was of no help and neither was the [poker card="7c"] river. Eibinger, who started the day second in chips, settled for a sixth-place finish for $169,444. Minutes later, Vieira was all-in after jamming his [poker card="ad"][poker card="6d"] on the button. In the big blind ‘REPTAR’ made the quick call with the [poker card="as"][poker card="qd"]. Both players paired their ace on the [poker card="ac"][poker card="8c"][poker card="2c"] flop. But kickers played after the [poker card="kd"] turn and [poker card="9h"] river and awarded a second knockout to ‘REPTAR’ and eliminated Vieira in fifth place for $222,514. Nearly 45 minutes passed as the final four players took turns shipping chips back and forth. Eventually, Ponakovs opened with the [poker card="ad"][poker card="3s"] and was called by both Davis in the small blind and Malinov in the big blind. The [poker card="8c"][poker card="5c"][poker card="4h"] flop was checked through to Ponakovs who put out a small bet. Davies called but then Malinov moved all-in holding [poker card="8s"][poker card="6h"] for top pair and a gutshot straight draw. Ponakovs decided to put the rest of his chips in the middle and Davis folded. The turn was the [poker card="3d"] giving Ponakovs a pair and some additional outs. While the [poker card="2h"] river gave Ponakovs a straight, it gave Malinov a higher one and sent Ponakovs out in fourth place for $292,207. With three left, a pair of big hands clashed when ‘REPTAR’ open-shoved his final ten big blinds from the small blind with [poker card="as"][poker card="qc"] into Seth Davies who held [poker card="kd"][poker card="kc"] in the big blind. Davies, with the larger stack, made the quick call and watched as his pocket kings held through the [poker card="qh"][poker card="8c"][poker card="7c"][poker card="5s"][poker card="js"] runout. ‘REPTAR’, who stared the day in eighth place, laddered to third and collected $383,728, by far their largest score on GGPoker. Malinov started heads-up play with a slight chip lead over Davies, but over the course of a few hands, he extended that to a nearly four-to-one advantage. On the final hand, Davies limped the button with [poker card="as"][poker card="9h"]. Malinov put in a raise with the [poker card="ad"][poker card="kd"]. Davies three-bet jammed his remaining chips and Malinov quickly clicked call. The [poker card="ks"][poker card="9d"][poker card="ts"] flop gave both players a pair but Davies was unable to catch up through the [poker card="2c"] turn and [poker card="2s"] river. Davies finished this week as the runner-up, earning $503,914, more than double his total previous Super MILLION$ earnings. Malinov picked up the victory and $661,743 in this fourth final table appearance. His new total earnings in the GGPoker Super MILLION$ tops $1.3 million, sending him into the Top 10 on the tournament’s All-Time Money List leaderboard. Super MILLION$ Final Table Results (3/2) 1. Arsenii Malinov - $661,743 2. Seth Davies - $503,914 3. 'REPTAR' - $383,728 4. Aleks Ponakovs - $292,207 5. Joao Vieira - $222,514 6. Matthias Eibinger - $169,443 7. Jason Koon - $129,030 8. David Coleman - $98,256 9. Daniel Dvoress - $74,821
  3. High-stakes cash game pro and former #1-ranked player in the world Sami ‘LarsLuzak’ Kelopuro bested 2020 World Series of Poker Main Event champion Damian Salas heads-up in this week’s $10K GGPoker Super MILLION$ to take home his first Super MILLION$ title and the $408,406 first-place prize. Finland’s Kelopuro has proved to be a regular runner in the Super MILLION$, appearing in 32 out of the 36 times the tournament has taken place. This week marked the third time Kelopuro earned a trip to the final table however in his previous two attempts he had never finished higher than seventh place. The odds were stacked against him again this week as he entered the final table eighth in chips and facing off against a table full of poker’s toughest tournament players. In addition to Damian Salas, Bert ‘girafganger7’ Stevens, Adrian Mateos, and two-time Super MILLION$ champ Darren Elias all had eyes on this week's top prize. With just nine of the 202-entries left, Guillaume Nolet found himself slipping in the chip counts. The former Super MILLION$ winner started the day in the middle of the pack but nearly an hour into the final table, he had fewer than 20 big blinds. Nolet opened holding [poker card="ad"][poker card="qc"] only to be three-bet by Stevens on the button with [poker card="as"][poker card="9s"]. Nolet four-bet jammed and Stevens called putting Nolet at risk. The flop came [poker card="td"][poker card="th"][poker card="3s"] keeping Nolet in the lead. The [poker card="8c"] was safe as well. But the [poker card="9c"] hit the river giving Stevens a pair and sending Nolet out the door in ninth place for $51,051 sending his Super MILLION$ total earnings above $900,000. Russia’s Aleksei Barkov had been grinding a short stack as well and six hands later, when it folded to him on the button, he put his final five big blinds in the middle with [poker card="kc"][poker card="7c"]. Salas, in the small blind, made the call with the [poker card="ac"][poker card="qc"] and the pair watched as the board ran out [poker card="6s"][poker card="3s"][poker card="5c"][poker card="5h"][poker card="9d"] awarding the pot to Salas' ace-high and eliminating Barkov in eighth place for $66,205. Stevens had entered the day as the chip leader, but after losing some key hands his stack had dwindled down to roughly ten big blinds. From under the gun he shipped his remaining chips with [poker card="ks"][poker card="qd"]. In the small blind, with slightly fewer chips, ‘dimiasg’ made the quick call with [poker card="qh"][poker card="qs"]. The flop was [poker card="qc"][poker card="jd"][poker card="3s"] giving ‘dimiasg’ top set and leaving Stevens looking for help. The [poker card="4c"] turn left Stevens drawing dead to the [poker card="7h"] river which allowed ‘dimiasg’ to double up. Stevens was left with less than a small blind, which he lost on the very next hand to Kelopuro. Stevens exited in seventh place for $85,857. Four hands later it was Adrian Mateos’ turn to tangle with Kelopuro. In the cutoff, Kelopuro raised with [poker card="ac"][poker card="kh"]. With fewer than ten big blinds, Mateos three-bet with his [poker card="ad"][poker card="td"], leaving himself just a little over one big blind behind. The action folded back to Kelopuro who bet enough to put Mateos all-in and the three-time WSOP bracelet winner made the call. Kelopuro’s ace-king held through the [poker card="jc"][poker card="6s"][poker card="4s"][poker card="9h"][poker card="7c"] board eliminating Mateos, who has played in every single edition of the Super MILLION$, in sixth place adding $111,342 to his $645,087 in previous Super MILLION$ earnings. With five left, Kelopuro had a dominating chip lead as well as [poker card="6s"][poker card="6h"] in the small blind. He opted to complete and Arsenii Malinov checked his option holding [poker card="ah"][poker card="5c"] in the big blind. The [poker card="6s"][poker card="4s"][poker card="4c"] gave Kelopuro a flopped full house and he led out with a min-bet. Malinov put in a raise and Kelopuro called. The action went check-check on the [poker card="7s"] turn. Kelopuro put out a bet on the [poker card="5s"] river and Malinov, after hitting bottom pair, shoved all-in representing a number of made hands, one of which could have been the straight flush. After taking a few extra seconds, Kelopuro made the call which ended Malinov’s tournament in fifth place for $144,393. Roughly fifteen minutes later, Super MILLION$ satellite winner ‘dimiasg’ made their final move. From the button, they shipped their last nine big blinds in the middle with [poker card="ad"][poker card="qh"] and was called by Salas in the big blind holding [poker card="ah"][poker card="th"]. The flop came [poker card="jc"][poker card="9h"][poker card="3h"] which gave Salas some additional flush outs to win the hand. The turn was the [poker card="kc"] which kept ‘dimiasg’ in the lead but increased Salas’ outs to include straight outs. The river was the [poker card="6h"], bringing in the flush for Salas and sending ‘dimiasg’ home in fourth place for $187,255 in their first appearance in the Super MILLION$. Just ten minutes later, Darren Elias, who started the day third in chips, needed to win a flip to stay alive. From the button, Elias moved all-in for roughly 12 big blinds holding [poker card="4c"][poker card="4h"]. In the small blind, Salas made the call with his [poker card="ah"][poker card="9s"]. After Kelopuro folded the big blind, the flop came out [poker card="ts"][poker card="td"][poker card="5h"] keeping Elias in the lead. The [poker card="ad"] turn changed all of that and in order to join Michael Addamo as the only three-time Super MILLION$ champions, he needed to hit one of the two remaining fours in the deck. However, the river was the [poker card="qs"] eliminating Elias in third for $242,840 which, when added to his $1,086,055 in previous earnings, propels him into the top 5 of the Super MILLION$ all-time money list leaders. After winning the hand, Salas took over the chip lead as the final two headed into heads-up play. Salas and Kelopuro passed the chip lead back and forth, eventually evening out the stacks. Then, in a critical hand, Kelopuro raised with the [poker card="ts"][poker card="9d"] which prompted Salas to three-bet his [poker card="8c"][poker card="8s"]. Kelopuro made the call and the flop came [poker card="js"][poker card="7c"][poker card="6c"]. Salas put out a small bet which Kelopuro called. The turn was the [poker card="8d"] giving Salas a set and Kelopuro the nut straight. Salas then checked, and it was Kelopuro's turn to put out a bet. Salas called and the river came the [poker card="2c"]. Salas checked again to Kelopuro who, with less than a pot-sized bet behind, shoved. Salas tanked but eventually made the call. Kelopuro won the hand with his turned straight and took a commanding chip lead. Five hands later, Kelopuro raised from the button with [poker card="ks"][poker card="jd"] and Salas made the call with the [poker card="kd"][poker card="8c"]. The flop came [poker card="kh"][poker card="jc"][poker card="4d"] giving Salas top pair, but giving Kelopuro a dominating top-two. When checked to, Kelopuro min-bet the flop. Salas then min-raised and Kelopuro called. The turn was the [poker card="td"] and Salas put out another small bet. Kelopuro decided to ship all-in and Salas, after a few extra seconds, called with top pair drawing dead to the [poker card="3s"] river. Salas’ runner-up finish earned him $314,924, the second-largest online score of his career while Kelopuro’s $408,406 first-place prize becomes the third-largest score of his prestigious online career. Super MILLION$ Final Table Results (2/16) 1. Sami Kelopuro - $408,406 2. Damian Salas - $314,924 3. Darren Elias - $242,840 4. ‘dimiasg’ - $187,255 5. Arsenii Malinov - $144,393 6. Adrian Mateos - $111,342 7. Bert Stevens - $85,857 8. Aleksei Barkov - $66,205 9. Guillaume Nolet - $51,051
  4. That’s a wrap on the 2020 World Series of Poker as the final event of the series, Event #83 ($10,000 WSOP Super MILLION$) concluded with Connor Drinan eliminating his final six opponents to collect the $1,423,409 first-place prize and his first career gold bracelet. As one of the elite tournament players in the game today, Drinan’s victory came at the end of a WSOP grind that lasted over two months. After his record-setting PokerStars SCOOP performance, Drinan returned to Las Vegas and battled in the entire first half of tournaments on WSOP.com. He then flew to Mexico to compete in the second half of the series on GGPoker. In total, Drinan racked up 20 results, including three final tables, and more than $147,000 prior to his gold bracelet run. As a bonus, Drinan was one of the high-profile names that took Daniel Negreanu up on his $100,000 must-win bracelet bet. By winning, Drinan added another six-figure score to his total should Negreanu not find a way (or have the opportunity) to win a bracelet by the end of the year. The first elimination of the final table took place on the very first hand. From the button, Christopher Kruk put in a raise with [poker card="td"][poker card="9d"] and was called by Kenneth Smaron in the big blind who was holding [poker card="qh"][poker card="jc"] and sitting on a short stack. The flop came [poker card="jd"][poker card="7d"][poker card="3c"] and Smaron checked his top pair over to Kruk who put in a small bet with his flush and gutshot straight draw. Smaron check-shoved for the rest of his stack and Kruk insta-called. The [poker card="ad"] peeled off on the river, giving Kruk a flush and leaving Smaron drawing dead to the [poker card="2h"] river. Smaron exited in ninth place for $110,389. Roughly twenty minutes later, Sylvain Loosli put Russia’s Arsenii Malinov to the test for all his chips. When folded to in the small blind, Loosli raised enough to put Malinov all in with [poker card="9h"][poker card="7h"]. Malinov made the call with [poker card="as"][poker card="qc"] and just needed to hold to secure a double up. The [poker card="9c"][poker card="8d"][poker card="7c"] flop gave Loosli two pair and a stranglehold on the hand. When the [poker card="2s"] hit the turn it was all over for Malinov who watched a meaningless [poker card="js"] hit the river. Malinov finished in eighth place for $152,113. In a span of 20 minutes, Kruk went from the chip lead to the rail. As the stacks evened out, Drinan put in an early raise with [poker card="ah"][poker card="ac"]. When it folded around to Kruk in the small blind, he moved all in for his final 20 big blinds with [poker card="as"][poker card="jc"] only to be snap-called by Drinan. Although dominated, Kruk found some life on the [poker card="js"][poker card="9s"][poker card="3d"] flop. The [poker card="6h"] turn took away Kruk’s backdoor spades out and the [poker card="8h"] ended his run in seventh place for $209,609. With six left, Suraj Mishra found himself in great shape to retake the chip lead he started the day with. After Drinan opened with [poker card="9h"][poker card="9c"], Mishra shipped nearly 25 blind with [poker card="td"][poker card="ts"]. After taking some time, Drinan made the call. Mishra went from dominating to dominated after Drinan hit a set on the [poker card="ad"][poker card="9d"][poker card="7h"] flop. The [poker card="5d"] opened up some flush draw outs or Mishra but the [poker card="kc"] river sent him home in sixth place, good for $288,836. The hand gave Drinan a considerable chip lead, which he never gave up. When just over 10 big blinds left in his stack, Loosli moved all in from the small blind with [poker card="kd"][poker card="4h"] and was called by Drinan in the big blind with the [poker card="as"][poker card="2h"]. The [poker card="8h"][poker card="6h"][poker card="5c"] flop gave Loosli some additional outs but the [poker card="qd"] turn and [poker card="9d"] river was of no help. The former WSOP November Niner was forced to settle for sixth place and $398,010. Drinan spent the better part of the next thirty minutes padding his chip lead before he got into an all-in confrontation with former #1 ranked Chris Oliver. Oliver put in a raise for the majority of his stack with [poker card="as"][poker card="8s"] only to be three-bet by Drinan holding [poker card="ac"][poker card="jd"]. Oliver made the call, putting his tournament at risk. The [poker card="qs"][poker card="jh"][poker card="8c"] flop gave both players a pair but Oliver failed to improve through the [poker card="4s"] turn and the [poker card="td"] river. Oliver finished in fourth place for $548,450. Viktor Ustimov was next in Drinan’s sights. After Ustimov put in a raise with [poker card="7d"][poker card="7s"], Drinan moved all in with the [poker card="ah"][poker card="qd"]. Ustimov made the call and saw he was flipping for a shot to get back into the tournament. The [poker card="ac"][poker card="qs"][poker card="js"] left Ustimov looking for a lot of help, which didn’t appear on the [poker card="5c"] turn, nor the [poker card="ts"] river. Ustimov took third place and logged off with a $755,754 payday. Drinan held an overwhelming chip lead headed into his heads-up battle with Daniyar Aubakirov, however Aubakirov kept it interesting. However, even though Aubakirov secured two double-ups at different points in the match, Drinan was not going to be denied. Drinan found his way back to a better than 4:1 chip lead when Aubakirov moved his final fifteen big blinds all in with [poker card="as"][poker card="jc"]. When Drinan made the call with [poker card="ac"][poker card="9s"], Aubakirov was on the verge of his third double up. The [poker card="ah"][poker card="kh"][poker card="4s"] flop gave both top pair, but Aubakirov’s kicker was in play. The turn was the [poker card="8s"] but it was the [poker card="9c"] river that gave Drinan the hand, the tournament and his first career gold bracelet. Aubakirov finished as the runner-up and walked away with a $1,041,414 score. On the final tournament of the 2020 World Series of Poker, Connor Drinan locked up a $1,423,049 first-place prize, his first WSOP gold bracelet, and a $100,000 must-win bracelet side bet against Daniel Negreanu. Final Table Payouts Connor Drinan - $1,423,049 Daniyar Aubakirov - $1,041,414 Viktor Ustimov - $755,754 Chris Oliver - $548,450 Sylvain Loosli - $398,010 Suraj Mishra - $288,836 Christopher Kruk - $209,609 Arsenii Malinov - $152,113 Kenneth Smaron - $110,389
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