Two of Sweden’s top online poker tournament players became champions on Christmas Freeze Day 12 and won a massive chunk of the $482,001 awarded across 15 events. “HellmuthTheGr8” and “Drulitooo” are feared and respected in the high stakes poker community and now have Christmas Freeze titles to add to their already impressive resumes.

Christmas Freeze: The Story So Far

  • Events completed: 184
  • Events remaining: 17
  • Prize money awarded: $9,168,018

Christmas Freeze Day 12 Recap

Christmas Freeze #44-HR: $75K Gtd PKO 6-Max Fast

  • Buy-in: $1,050
  • Entrants: 69
  • Prize pool: $75,000
  • Place paid: 9

HellmuthTheGr8 was crowned champion of the Christmas Freeze #44-HR: $75K Gtd PKO 6-Max Fast on Christmas Freeze Day 12 after a heads-up deal with Russia’s “FivebetGAMER”.

The deal saw HellmuthTheGr8 walk away with $11,270 from the main prize pool with FivebetGAMER taking home $11,063. The former accumulated for more bounties, however, and saw $11,212 added to their prize while the runner-up scooped an additional $8,255.

It was a profitable tournament for Peru’s “PeitodePeru” who finished third for a combined score of $6,499; PeitodePeru would go on to reach the final table of another event on Christmas Freeze Day 12.

Place Player Country Prize Bounties
1 HellmuthTheGr8 Sweden $11,270 $11,212
2 FivebetGAMER Russia $11,063 $8,255
3 PeitodePeru Peru $4,694 $1,755
4 omgitsgiraf United Kingdom $3,520 $1,365
5 Beeeetelgeuse Denmark $2,542 $1,137
6 RovoDice Latvia $1,760 $910

Christmas Freeze #42-HR: $75K Gtd PKO 6-Max

  • Buy-in: $530
  • Entrants: 137
  • Prize pool: $75,000
  • Place paid: 18

Drulitooo followed in the footsteps of their fellow Swede and became a Christmas Freeze champion. Drulitooo came out on top of a 137-strong field in the Christmas Freeze #42-HR: $75K Gtd PKO 6-Max event to get their hands on $9,833 plus $8,502 worth of bounty payments.

The runner-up was “gambelo99” of the United Kingdom who turned their $530 into $6,636 plus $2,378 from the bounty prize pool.

Sixth-place finisher PeitodePeru, who also finished third in event 48-HR, banked an additional $2,817 including bounties.

Place Player Country Prize Bounties
1 Drulitooo Sweden $9,833 $8,502
2 gambelo99 United Kingdom $6,636 $2,378
3 kimokh Lebanon $4,684 $2,432
4 sluuvtanuuv Sweden $3,318 $2,501
5 Shteker00777 Russia $2,439 $2,346
6 PeitodePeru Peru $1,620 $1,197

Christmas Freeze #42-H: $75K Gtd PKO 6-Max

  • Buy-in: $109
  • Entrants: 670
  • Prize pool: $75,000
  • Place paid: 84

Christmas Freeze #42-H: $75K Gtd PKO 6-Max saw 670 players turn out and pay $109 each with the $75,000 prize pool divided up among the top 84 finishers.

Each of the six players at the final table netted at least $1,164, but the player of the tournament was champion “UhlenPoker” of Norway who claimed the $6,599 top prize and boosted it with $4,977 from the bounty prize pool.

UhlenPoker’s final scalp was that of “Gruubyking99” of Poland. The Pole had to make do with a $5,046 consolation prize bolstered by $1,725 worth of bounties.

Place Player Country Prize Bounties
1 UhlenPoker Norway $6,599 $4,977
2 Gruubyking99 Poland $5,046 $1,725
3 RunGoodPlayBad Denmark $3,793 $1,130
4 jgjg3000 United Kingdom $2,717 $1,638
5 KryptoKing420 Canada $1,902 $307
6 falbinho11 Brazil $1,164 $639

Christmas Freeze Day 13 Schedule

Another 17 Christmas Freeze events are planned for Day 13, the final day’s action. These 17 events have combined guarantees weighing in at an incredible $1,491,000. Good luck at the tables!

Don’t forget that all Christmas Freeze events are freezeouts so it is game over when you bust!

Time (CET) Event Buy-in
18:00 Christmas Freeze #45-HR: $200K Gtd $1,050
18:00 Christmas Freeze #45-H: $150K Gtd $215
18:00 Christmas Freeze #45-M: $50K Gtd $55
18:00 Christmas Freeze #45-L: $10K Gtd $5.50
19:00 Christmas Freeze #46-HR: $300K Gtd PKO $530
19:00 Christmas Freeze #46-H: $200K Gtd PKO $109
19:00 Christmas Freeze #46-M: $100K Gtd PKO $33
19:00 Christmas Freeze #46-L: $40K Gtd PKO $11
19:00 Christmas Freeze #46-Mi: $10K Gtd PKO $3.30
20:30 Christmas Freeze #47-HR: $30K Gtd PLO, 6-Max $530
20:30 Christmas Freeze #47-H: $10K Gtd PLO, 6-Max $109
20:30 Christmas Freeze #47-M: $5K Gtd PLO, 6-Max $22
20:30 Christmas Freeze #47-L: $1K Gtd PLO 6-Max $5.50
21:00 Christmas Freeze #48-HR: $200K Gtd PKO 6-Max Fast $1,050
21:00 Christmas Freeze #48-H: $100K Gtd PKO 6-Max Fast $215
21:00 Christmas Freeze #48-M: $75K Gtd PKO 6-Max Fast $55
21:00 Christmas Freeze #48-L: $10K Gtd PKO 6-Max Fast $5.50

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