Stephen Chidwick lost Super MILLION$ heads-up in just one hand

Stephen Chidwick 2020

Stephen Chidwick had a successful Tuesday at GGPoker, as he won six-figure prize money. The poker player could achieve even better results if he managed to win the decisive heads-up, in which he lost to the Cypriot player under the nickname "blakjak19".

"blakjak19" became the winner of given tournament and earned $344 407. However, let's get back to the final table of tournament.

Super MILLION$ collected 137 entries and the players fought for a big prize pool. Nine of them reached the final table.

Several hundred players watched the final table in a live broadcast on GGPoker Twitch channel. Kevin Van Der Kooi and Randy Lew carried out the commentary mission.  

Rica Copag from Brazil became the first finalist to leave the game. The famous poker pro Dario Sammartino knocked him out of the game, who finished second in ME WSOP last year.

Niklas “Lena900” Astedt was the next to leave the game. This time, the Swedish poker pro failed to fight for the highest places and he finished eighth and got $53 000.

After that, two little-known players were knocked out of the tournament, and a few minutes later Alex Foxen joined them (5th place and $118 000).

Read also: Stephen Chidwick became a runner-up of WCOOP High Roller tournament

When three participants left in the game, such as Dario Sammartino, Stephen Chidwick and "blakjak19", most viewers wanted to see a heads-up between the first two players. However, Sammartino finished third by leaving Chidwick and "blakjak19" to fight in the final battle.  

Have you seen many heads-ups lasted one hand without sharing money before the battle? Chidwick and Cypriot "blakjak19" played only one hand in the final heads-up. 

"blakjak19" started to play with A-J and Stephen – with 4-6 and he saw that he flopped a straight. There was an immediate all-in, but "blakjak19" hit a flush on the river and became the champion.

Results of Super Million$ final table

  • Blakjak19 (Cyprus) – $344 400
  • Stephen Chidwick (Canada) – $263 800
  • Dario Sammartino (Austria) – $202 000
  • V@der (Mexico) – $155 000
  • Alex Foxen (Canada) – $119 000
  • Idris Ambraisse (Morocco) – $91 000
  • Winnerwsop (Belarus) – $59 600  
  • Niklas Astedt (Sweden) – $53 200
  • Rica Copag (Brazil) – $40 800
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Cardmates journalist, news editor and translator since 2016. Specialization: poker news and review of events.
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