Global Poker Pay Out Over $2,000,000 in Record Breaking Grizzly Games

The Grizzly Games, Global Poker's second installment of their Global Poker Championships have exceeded all expectations with the SC$1,500,000 guaranteed series of tournaments eventually paying out over SC$2,000,000 in real cash prizes while crowning some 200 Grizzly Games Champions.

The Grizzly Games wrapped up last Sunday (11th February), bowing out on a high after the SC$218 buy-in Main Event (High) absolutely SMASHED the SC$50,000 guarantee, with the 415 entries creating a whopping SC$82,500 prize-pool. The Main Event (High) was taken down by "smacchamp2015" from Maryland who earned himself a tidy SC$15,690 payday after defeating player "Oghab" heads-up. Well ahead in chips smacchamp2015 called an all-in from his opponent holding {k-Spades}{10-Clubs}. Oghab could only muster {J-Spades}{8-Clubs} and with the board not obliging the underdog smacchamp2015 was crowned the Champion.

As with the other 200 Grizzly Games tourney champs smacchamp2015 will also receive a personalised Grizzly Games trophy as well as a Champions Pack including Global Poker t-shirts and hats.

592c0576d3904350678b51a4 Above: Another 200 Global Poker Championship tourney winners were crowned at the tables over the course of the record breaking Grizzly Games

Global Poker had also put aside SC$15,000 in prizes for those who made the Grizzly Games leaderboard. The overall winner this time around was "MommyGingery" who managed to win two events on the way to the top of the leaderboard. MommyGingerly will now get the chance to represent Global Poker in a live tournament of their choice with GP putting up $5,000 to cover buy-ins, flights, and accommodation.

With yet another record breaking series in the bag Global Poker are already looking to their next big promotion, and while the powers that be are currently keeping their cards close to their chests, they have confirmed that they will soon be announcing something which will be even bigger than anything they have ever done before!

Global Poker is the only poker site offering real cash prizes currently legally available to ALL US citizens and  if you sign-up here through HSDB   you will be immediately credited with 5,000 gold coins to try out the games.

How Global Poker Works

 

For those of you still unaware of the phenomenon which is Global Poker and how the Gold Coins/$weeps Cash model work you can check out our in-depth article, or for a quick start see our brief starters guide below:

  • Register for the Grizzly Games with Global Poker through HSDB
  • Purchase Gold Coins (virtual currency) which you use, essentially as 'play money' which you can accumulate but not spend
  • Receive sweepstakes prizes in return for every Gold Coin purchase in the form of "$weeps Cash" (a second virtual currency)
  • Use $weeps Cash to play in cash games or tournaments with which you can win (and withdraw) real money

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