The culmination of four weeks of online poker in a new and unique format awaits as the 2020 PokerStars Stadium Series Freezeout Grand Final - High: $5,200 NLHE will see nine players out of a field of 971 entries remain to battle for the biggest slice of the $5,000,000 prize pool.
Five players from Russia and one from Belarus have reached the final table but it is Maxime "Daghemuneguu" Chilaud in the driver's seat with a stack of 84,304,234 to his name. Second-placed "serggorelyi" also has a comfortable lead over the remaining contenders with a stack of 59,856,991 and both together hold nearly 60% of the chips in play.
The three Russians "LeslieGroves" (21,767,098), Day 1 chip leader "Goallinfishara" (19,246,362) and "MarinkaHT" (14,660,696) are followed by a trio of players within just a few big blinds including Brazil'sFernando "fviana" Viana (12,711,171), Sergei "Futti18" Koliakov (12,124,738), and Vlada "Vlada2108" Stojanovic (11,003,175). Bottom stack "isscreamo" (7,075,535) is just one double up away from the middle of the pack.
The nine finalists at a Glance
|Position||Player||Country||Chip Count||Big Blinds|
|1||Maxime "Daghemuneguu" Chilaud||France||84,304,234||169|
|6||Fernando "fviana" Viana||Brazil||12,711,171||25|
|7||Sergei "Futti18" Koliakov||Russia||12,124,738||24|
|8||Vlada "Vlada2108" Stojanovic||Serbia||11,003,175||22|
The action resumes with most of level 37 to play for, which features blinds of 250,000/500,000 and a running ante of 62,500. While the final table resumes at 1.05 p.m. EST, all PokerNews updates will be published on a delay of 30 minutes in accordance with the cards-up coverage and live stream on the PokerStars Twitch Channel.
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The final table of the Stadium Series Freezeout Grand Final - High $5,200 NLHE will be streamed on the PokerStars Twitch Channel with cards-up coverage and commentary on a delay of 30 minutes. All PokerNews live updates will be published according to the delay until a champion has been crowned.