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Francisco Benitez was one of three players to win a GGPoker Spring Festival High buy-in level event on Wednesday and the only one of the three to get close to winning six figures. Benitez stood tall over a 259-entry field in Event #88 ($2,100 Bounty) and collected a $98,487.97 payday. The last player Benitez eliminated, Sergei Denisov, picked up his second runner-up finish of the GGSF and earned $42,795.64. '27 cm' didn't quite measure up to being a champion on Tuesday and took third for $43,044.89. Last Tuesday, Denisov finished second to 'CrossfireX' in Event #58-H: $10,300 Thursda
A cool and calm Friday for the GGPoker Spring Festival saw three high roller events play out to a finish with each winner claiming their maiden GGSF title. Across the three tournaments, $380,000 in prizes was up for grabs with Tomas Jozonis taking home the biggest pay out of the day. Jozonis, a former aspiring beach volleyball star, picked up his first title of the GGPoker Spring Festival. The Lithuanian grinder is no stranger to the high stakes scene with over $3 million in online cashes and just shy of a million in live earnings. The former #1-ranked Lithuanian player bested 114 other en
The headliner for the opening of the GGPoker Spring Festival on Saturday was deadmau5 but once action got underway the poker players took over and one Canadian stole the show and walked away with a seven-figure score. Canadian Guillaume Nolet outlasted 197 other entries to win Event #6-High ($25,500 Sunday Five Million) for $1,084,891.90. Andras Nemeth finished in second place for $813,553.79 while Francisco 'VaPaCooler' Benitez came in third place for a $610,079.27 payday. The event fell just two players short of meeting the $5,000,000 guarantee making it the only High level buy-in event t