Day 15 of the $40 million guaranteed POWERFEST, the final day’s action, took place on Sunday 20th May with the crowning of another 30 champions, including the winners of the massive Championship Events.

Those 30 events awarded a cool $5,761,936 in prize money, taking the total prize money paid out to $48,514,833. Keep reading to discover which partypoker players won some serious money on Day 15 of this amazing $40 million guaranteed poker festival.

$40 million POWERFEST: The Story So Far

  • Event played: 366
  • Events remaining: 0
  • Money awarded: $48,532,140

$40 million POWERFEST Day 15 Highlights

POWERFEST #81- SHR: $1M Gtd Championship Event PKO NL Hold’em

  • Buy-in: $5200
  • Entries: 304
  • Prize pool: $1,550,000
  • ITM: 40

The first Championship Event of the final day was the $5,200 POWERFEST #81- SHR: $1M Gtd Championship Event PKO NL Hold’em which saw 304 players take to the partypoker felt and create a $1,550,000 prize pool. This gigantic sum was shared among the top 40 finishers.

Team partypoker’s Joao “joaosimaobh” Simao bust in 20th place for $8,588 and $4,875 in bounties; Simao was the sole Team partypoker member to reach the money place.

“Thebattler33” was the first player to exit from the final table. Their eighth-place finish netted them $15,200 and an impressive $41,031 from the bounty prize pool. “joaotreta”, “VictorVaquez” and “JeanClaude1970” were eliminated before “MonkMode” bust in fourth-place for $55,860 and $11,700 in bounties.

“BackDoorMat” was the third-place finisher. “Pider Ninni” and “PokerG1rl69” locked horns heads-up and it was the latter who emerged victorious. Pider Ninni saw $109,440 and $23,643 added to their bankroll while PokerG1rl69 walked away with an incredible $151,240 and an additional $185,412 worth of bounties.

Place Player Prize Bounties
1 PokerG1rl69 $151,240 $185,412
2 Pider Ninni $109,440 $23,643
3 BackDoorMat $76,760 $34,287
4 MonkMode $55,860 $11,700
5 JeanClaude1970 $39,520 $8,450
6 VictorVazquez $29,640 $14,950
7 joaotreta $20,900 $2,600
8 thebattler33 $15,200 $41,031

POWERFEST #78-HR: $1M Gtd Championship Event NL Hold’em

  • Buy-in: $530
  • Entries: 2,121
  • Prize pool: $1,060,500
  • ITM: 280

Several members of Team partypoker reached the money places of the POWERFEST #78-HR: $1M Gtd Championship Event NL Hold’em tournament. Day “Daykotoviezy” Kotoviezy exited in 248th for $1,124 and was followed to the rail by Patrick “Patrick_Leonard” Leonard (237th for $1,124), Renato “renatonomura” Nomura (182nd for $1,336), Bertrand “ElkY_” Grospellier (136t for $1,654), Roberto “WelshWizard” Romanello (130th for $1,654) and Anatoly “NL_Profit” Filatov (21st for $4,878).

$11,400 was the least anyone at the eight-handed final table could win and this is the sum “DeManMeDeHa” secured. The prizes continued to grow with each elimination until everyone was guaranteed more than 100 times their $530 buy-in.

“LoSientoGrace,” the fourth-place finisher, netted $53,555 with “ReadingSouls” cashing for $80,598 in third-place. “Carlitos350” was the tournament’s runner-up, a finish worth $124,820 but the player of the hour was “CoffeeCortado” who banked a cool $177,103 for their victory.

Place Player Prize
1 CoffeeCortado $177,103
2 carlitos350 $124,820
3 ReadingSouls $80,598
4 LoSientoGrace $53,555
5 NoTilit $37,594
6 SchelamiagaUhu $25,876
7 randomclicker $17,773
8 DeManMeDeHa $11,400

POWERFEST #83-HR: $1M Gtd Championship Event PKO NL Hold’em

  • Buy-in: $1,050
  • Entries: 1,386
  • Prize pool: $1,413,720
  • ITM: 184

An incredible 1,386 players turned out for the $1,050 POWERFEST #83-HR: $1M Gtd Championship Event PKO NL Hold’em to see the $1 million guarantee smashed by $417,720.

Both “sinner2255” and “Chelsea72” took full advantage of the swollen prize pool by striking a deal when the tournament had reached the heads-up stage.

Chlesea72 was the official second-place finisher. This netted them $93,666 from the prize pool and an additional $40,371 worth of bounties. But the victory, and the custom trophy, went to sinner2255 who is now $107,096 plus $80,317 richer and can call themselves a POWERFEST champion.

Place Player Prize Bounties
1 sinner2255 $107,096* $80,317
2 Chelsea72 $93,666* $40,371
3 ImReadyGambo $54,261 $8,575
4 rdcrsnn $36,243 $10,830
5 bfzhang $25,779 $24,328
6 C3H5-NO-3-3 $18,156 $13,631
7 indobenoni $12,612 $9,843
8 Mitrandir88 $8,385 $8,380

*reflects a heads-up deal

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