ACR $1M GTD OSS Main Event Reaches $1,207,000 Prize Pool

Sundays Cub3d Online Super Series Main Event at Americas Cardroom featuring $1 million guaranteed attracted 2,414 entrants at a $540 buy-in, pushing the total prize pool to a massive $1,207,000.

By: Charles Rettmuller

The contest was still underway at press time, with players battling for the title and first place prize money of $196,741. The top five places are set to receive the following:

  1. $196,741
  2. $145,926.30
  3. $108,992.10
  4. $78,696.40
  5. $56,729

$250K GTD - OSS Event #88

There were plenty of other high stakes OSS tournaments played Sunday. A favorite among players was Event #88, the $109 buy-in $250,000 GTD 8-Max Warm Up.

Entrants totaling 3,483 spiked the prize pool to $348,300 and resulted in the top prize being $55,553.85. "EliteBook" downed "melikesmoney" heads-up to grab the title, with the latter taking home $40,925.25.

1 EliteBook $55,553.85
2 melikesmoney $40,925.25
3 ForTheNguyen $39,232.44
4 Titan85 $21,246.30
5 blessd1 $15,151.05

$250K GTD - OSS Event #90

Another $250K GTD was the Sunday Special OSS Event #90, but with double the entry fee of Event #88 at $215. Making another deep run and duplicating a 3rd place finish in the 8-Max Warm Up was "ForTheNguyen" who earned $27,331.20.

The lion's share of the $288,000 prize money in the Sunday Special went to "GaryDB" ($48,960), who outlasted 1,440 entrants. The runner-up, "olelemaiko11," grabbed a $36,000 payday. Incidentally, ForTheNguyen also min-cashed the $1 million GTD Main Event, finishing 190th for $1,207.

1 GaryDB $48,960
2 olelemaiko11 $36,000
3 ForTheNguyen $27,331.20
4 Memphis Dry Rub $19,584
5 potatopolice $14,256

$200K GTD

Not officially an OSS Event but still part of Sunday's high stakes action was the $1,000 + $50 buy-in $200,000 GTD. Four hours of late reg allowed 283 entrants to participate and play for $283,000 in the kitty.

"BIG RAMBO" claimed the title and accompanying prize of $60,845. Nice scores of $26,885 and $37,497.50 went to "ClayMorrow" and "MegBassLuck" who finished 3rd and 2nd, respectively.

1 BIG RAMBO $60,845
2 MegBassLuck $37,497.50
3 ClayMorrow $26,885
4 groothedegen $20,517.50
5 Paper_Clip $15,565

Next up is the Bigger Online Super Series (BOSS) that runs from March 4-10, with another $1 million Main Event set for Sunday. Plenty of satellites are available at ACR to win a seat on the cheap for next weekend's big Main Event.

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