Christmas Freeze Day 8 took place on New Year’s Day and gave everyone the chance to kick off 2019 in style by becoming a partypoker champion. Fifteen partypoker players emerged victorious on Day 8 and those who reached the money places helped themselves to a share of a combined $579,211.

Team partypoker’s Patrick “Patrick_Leonard” Leonard narrowly missed out on glory on Christmas Freeze Day 8 after he reached a final table in one of the high stakes events, but which one? Let’s take a look right now.

Christmas Freeze: The Story So Far

  • Events completed: 124
  • Events remaining: 77
  • Prize money awarded: $6,874,582

Christmas Freeze Day 8 Recap

Christmas Freeze #28-HR: $100K Gtd PKO

  • Buy-in: $530
  • Entrants: 180
  • Prize pool: $100,000
  • Place paid: 24

A field of 180 players took to the partypoker tables in the Christmas Freeze #28-HR: $100K Gtd PKO and 24 of those starters walked away with a slice of the $100,000 pie.

Each of the eight final table members locked up more than $2,000 each, when bounties were included, with “RedDwarf9” of Germany netting a combined $3,714 for their eighth-place finish.

Seventh-place and a total of $2,108 went to another German in “skippyskip5” before our Team pro Leonard fell in sixth-place for a $2,373 score boosted by $2,280 worth of bounty payments.

Netherlands’ “jammermaat”, “PotatoLottery” of Mexico and Greece’s “value23” then fell by the wayside to leave “dean23priceI” and “GettinDaize” heads-up for the title. GettinDaize, who now resides in Costa Rica, emerged victorious to claim the $11,673 top prize and $10,504 from the bounty prize pool. The runner-up secured $8,387 plus $6,960 worth of scalps.

Place Player Country Prize Bounties
1 GettinDaize Costa Rica $11,673 $10,504
2 dean23priceI Netherlands $8,387 $6,960
3 value23 Greece $6,119 $2,821
4 PotatoLottery Mexico $4,378 $262
5 jammermaat Netherlands $3,059 $1,369
6 Patrick_Leonard United Kingdom $2,373 $2,280
7 skippyskip5 Germany $1,846 $262
8 RedDwarf9 Germany $1,450 $2,264

Christmas Freeze #28-HR: $100K Gtd PKO

  • Buy-in: $109
  • Entrants: 801
  • Prize pool: $100,000
  • Place paid: 104

England versus Argentina is always an exciting football match when the sides meet in major competitions and there was a great battle between players from these countries in the Christmas Freeze #28-HR: $100K Gtd PKO event.

“Hdawg6969” of the United Kingdom squared off against “aguachapelada” of Argentina heads-up for the title of champion and a five-figure score. It was the latter who would claim the bragging rights in this event. First-place saw $10,129 added to aguachapelada’s partypoker account, plus an additional $8,132 for the opponents they eliminated along the way. Hdawg6969 walked away with a second-place finish worth a total of $8,597.

Place Player Country Prize Bounties
1 aguachapelada Argentina $10,129 $8,132
2 Hdawg6969 United Kingdom $7,206 $1,391
3 IWillPwnYaa United Kingdom $4,840 $799
4 BadBeat4youQQ Austria $3,279 $1,097
5 Fri6ol9n Austria $2,315 $1,374
6 jontek99 United Kingdom $1,668 $290
7 toabsen Germany $1,191 $426
8 KoksJuuice Sweden $828 $81

Christmas Freeze #29-H: $100K Gtd PKO Fast

  • Buy-in: $1,050
  • Entrants: 84
  • Prize pool: $100,000
  • Place paid: 12

The biggest haul on Christmas Freeze Day 8 went to Malta’s “Paul07new” courtesy of them taking down the Christmas Freeze #29-H: $100K Gtd PKO Fast event.

This $1,050 buy-in event saw some huge bounties created and Paul07new took full advantage of them, winning $14,592 worth of bounties, only a handful of Benjamins away from the $14,924 they won from the main prize pool.

Paul07new’s bounty payment was so large because they eliminated Finland’s “rdcrsnn” heads-up. The runner-up had accumulated $6,467 worth of bounties on their way to their second-place finish, which was added to the $10,419 bridesmaid prize.

Place Player Country Prize Bounties
1 Paul07new Malta $14,924 $14,592
2 rdcrsnn Finland $10,419 $6,467
3 RovoDice Latvia $7,321 $650
4 JimyTransaction Costa Rica $5,068 $2,145
5 Hahaha_Owned Netherlands $3,942 $3,640
6 PhilRoyal888 United Kingdom $2,956 $1,170
7 nives98 Switzerland $2,393 $1,430
8 PrivateMember Canada $1,971 $520

Christmas Freeze Day 9 Schedule

Another 15 Christmas Freeze events are planned for Day 9. These 15 events have combined guarantees weighing in at an $570,750, kick off 2019 in style by becoming a Christmas Freeze champion.. 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 #30-HR: $100K Gtd 6-Max $530
18:00 Christmas Freeze #30-H: $500K Gtd 6-Max $215
18:00 Christmas Freeze #30-M: $30K Gtd 6-Max $55
18:00 Christmas Freeze #30-L: $5K Gtd 6-Max $5.50
19:00 Christmas Freeze #31-HR: $100K Gtd PKO 6-Max $530
19:00 Christmas Freeze #31-H: $100K Gtd PKO 6-Max $109
19:00 Christmas Freeze #31-M: $50K Gtd PKO 6-Max $33
19:00 Christmas Freeze #31-L: $30K Gtd PKO 6-Max $11
19:00 Christmas Freeze #31-Mi: $10K Gtd PKO 6-Max $3.30
20:30 Christmas Freeze #32-H: $5K Gtd PLO, 6-Max $109
20:30 Christmas Freeze #32-M: $2.5K Gtd PLO, 6-Max $22
20:30 Christmas Freeze #32-L: $750 Gtd PLO 6-Max, $5.50
21:00 Christmas Freeze #33-HR: $100K Gtd PKO 6-Max Fast $1,050
21:00 Christmas Freeze #33-H: $50K Gtd PKO 6-Max Fast $215
21:00 Christmas Freeze #33-M: $30K Gtd PKO 6-Max Fast $55
21:00 Christmas Freeze #33-L: $7.5K Gtd PKO 6-Max Fast $5.50

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