Global Poker’s The Goat V Series Winners After Week 1

Global PokerThe Goat Series V at Global Poker began on July 17th, featuring 216 Gold Coins and Sweeps Coins events. At stake were 216 trophies and combined guarantees of 941,000,000 Gold Coins and a record 2,056,500 Sweeps Coins. The series runs through August 6, culminating with two Main Events:

  • Gold Coins Main Event with a 99,000 coin buy-in and a 40 billion Gold Coins guaranteed prize pool
  • Sweeps Coins Main Event with a 99 coin buy-in and a 200,000 Sweeps Coins guarantee

Global Poker is a sweepstakes poker site where players can enjoy poker action for free with gold coins and have a chance to win real cash and prizes using sweeps coins. It’s a popular legal option for U.S. and Canadian players to test their skills online against other poker fans. 

“TARK” is currently at the top of the GOAT Sweeps Coins Leaderboard with 1,107.51 points, with “pitsmeout” (1,100.88) and “waxydabs” (809.19) rounding out the top three. 

Week 1 Big Winners

Gold Coin Events

In the first event of the GOAT V series, “Jigsore” took home the top prize of 5,054,670 Gold Coins in the 24,000,000 guaranteed GPC GOAT 01: NLHE. He beat out 290 players for the top spot. “Nognog” navigated through 210 players the following day to win the 20,000,000 guaranteed GPC GOAT 02: PLO. The top prize awarded was 4,390,000 Gold Coins. 

Later in the series, “Whytry2169 won 4,025,088 Gold Coins after coming out on top in the field of 278 players to win the GPC GOAT 04-H: NLHE 20,000,000 guaranteed Fortune Cookie Day tournament.

Other Gold Coins champions at the GOAT Series were:

  • “1BadBeat1” with 4,388,040 Gold Coins in the GPC GOAT 06-H: NLHE 15,000,000 guaranteed – Hammock Day
  • “EMP67” who won 3,892,633 Gold Coins in the GPC GOAT 13-H: NLHE 20,000,000 guaranteed 

Sweeps Coins Events

In the Sweeps Coins events, “Kimekong” won 7,540 Sweeps Coins at the 40,000 guaranteed GPC GOAT 01-H: NLHE, and “Bodkilla” to the top prize in the 20,000 guaranteed GPC GOAT 01-H: PLO of 4,090 Sweeps Coins.

Other Sweeps Coins winners were:

  • “BirdieEagle1972” winning 20,768.68 Sweeps Coins  in the GPC GOAT 09-H: NLHE 100,000 guaranteed
  • “Rhino1978” who took down the field to win 4,580 Sweeps Coins in the GPC GOAT 13-H: NLHE 25,000 guarantee 

All event winners will receive a Champion Pack with a Global Poker cap, an exclusive t-shirt, and The GOAT V trophy. Sweeps Coins event winners will receive a classic Global Poker apparel package. The package features a Global Poker hoodie, t-shirt, and cap in their choice of black, white, or red. Leaderboard and event winners are also awarded exclusive GOAT V avatars to show off their accomplishments at the table. 

There’s still a lot of action in store before the Main Event gets underway on August 6. Players in the Main Event can earn a share of the guaranteed prize pools of 40,000,000 Gold Coins and 200,000 Sweeps Coins.