Tim Burton’s 1988 fantasy/horror classic Beetlejuice featured a ghost trying to scare away the occupants of a house but partypoker players had their own horror story in KO Series Event 23-HR: $100K Gtd 8-Max Fast because “Beeeetlegeuse” took part in it, scared away their opponents and walked away with the tournament’s top prize.

We paid out another $1,018,714 on KO Series Day 5, a big chunk of that going to Beeeetlegeuse, but how much? Let’s find out.

KO Series Story So Far

  • Events completed: 141
  • Events remaining: 296
  • Prize money awarded: $6,443,156

KO Series Day 5 Recap

KO Series #23-HR: $100K Gtd 8-Max Fast

  • Buy-in: $1,050
  • Entrants: 145
  • Prize pool: $147,900
  • Places paid: 20

KO Series #23-HR: $100K Gtd 8-Max Fast saw its guaranteed smashed by almost 50 percent after 145 players parted company with $1,050 to create a $147,900 prize pool. This high buy-in affair created some juicy bounties that were bigger than other online poker sites as we don’t charge rake on the bounty element of our PKO tournaments.

Some excellent players navigated their way to the eight-handed final table and any of them would have been a worthy champion.

“Tartaruga13” busted in eighth-place and was joined on the rail by the United Kingdom’s “slayerv1fan”, Malta’s “Paul07new” and “GewoonBoef” of the Netherlands, before the exit of flying Finn “LarzLuzak1” left the tournament three-handed.

Latvia’s “rudiqa1” busted in third-place for a combined score worth $14,454 to leave “gtcha” and Beeeetlegeuse to fight heads-up for the title. The man named after the horror classic eliminated gtcha in second-place to lock up $12,800 from the main prize pool plus a colossal $17,680 worth of bounty payments.

Place Player Country Prize Bounty prize
1 Beeeetelgeuse Denmark $12,800 $17,680
2 gtcha United Kingdom $12,785 $7,588
3 rudiqa1 Latvia $9,303 $5,151
4 LarsLuzak1 Finland $6,590 $1,690
5 GewoonBoef Netherlands $4,651 $2,665
6 Paul07new Malta $3,682 $4,127
7 slayerv1fan United Kingdom $2,930 $650
8 Tartaruga13 Austria $2,325 $1,625

KO Series #22-HR: $100K Gtd 8-Max

  • Buy-in: $530
  • Entrants: 300
  • Prize pool: $153,750
  • Places paid: 40

The KO Series #22-HR: $100K Gtd 8-Max event produced another guarantee-busting prize pool of $153,750 and it was Canada’s “MagicMan11111” who took full advantage and scooped the biggest prize.

The Canadian collected $11,795 from the main prize pool plus $14,732 from the bounty prize pool after defeating fellow Canadian “TorTor2012” heads-up. TorTor2012 banked a combined prize worth $15,756, not a bad prize for a runner-up.

Netherland’s “dean23pricel” won a KO Series earlier in the week, fell short of glory in this tournament busting in seventh-place for $2,251 and $3,613, the latter being bounty payments.

Place Player Country Prize Bounty prize
1 MagicMan11111 Canada $11,795 $14,732
2 TorTor2012 Canada $11,780 $3,976
3 frokennatur Sweden $8,268 $3,096
4 Maddonaa Croatia $6,016 $5,063
5 sweet_dreammm Russia $4,256 $1,935
6 Dark_Poker Malta $3,192 $1,837
7 dean23pricel Netherlands $2,251 $3,613
8 skippyskip5 Germany $1,637 $1,607

KO Series #22-H: $100K Gtd 8-Max

  • Buy-in: $109
  • Entrants: 1,187
  • Prize pool: $123,448
  • Places paid: 152

Deals have been quite rare during the current KO Series but KO Series #22-H: $100K Gtd 8-Max ended in a three-handed chop that saw the trio share $21,204 from the main prize pool and an additional $12,540 from the bounty prize pool.

The deal was struck when “VemProMeuMundo” busted in fourth-place to claim $3,506 plus $2,723. It was a deal that saw Brazilian “VoceSabeQuem” net $6,597 for their third-place finish, a figure boosted by $4,225 worth of bounties.

Second-place went to “buxyta” from the Netherlands who walked away with $3,581 from the bounty prize pool and $6,980 cash. Our champion was Poland’s “Olorion.” who saw their bankroll boosted by $7,625 plus $4,734 worth of scalps.

Place Player Country Prize Bounty prize
1 Olorion. Poland $7,625 $4,734
2 buxyta Netherlands $6,980 $3,581
3 VoceSabeQuem Brazil $6,597 $4,225
4 VemProMeuMundo Brazil $3,506 $2,723
5 solukybaby Netherlands $2,486 $792
6 PacifierKID Austria $1,753 $980
7 petdet3ctive Sweden $1,229 $243
8 spinner2255 United Kingdom $824 $327

KO Series Day 5 Schedule

Another 25 KO Series events are scheduled for Day 5 and they have combined guaranteed prize pools worth $537,500. With the exception of the PLO PKO events and the opening five tournaments,, all of today’s KO Series events are Mix-Max meaning they start on eight-handed tables before switching to six-max in the latter stages.

Check out the table below to see which events you can get involved in today.

Time (CET) Tournament Buy-in
17:00 KO Series #26-H: $30K Gtd 6-Max $215
17:00 KO Series #26-M: $30K Gtd 6-Max $55
17:00 KO Series #26-M: $30K Gtd 6-Max $22
17:00 KO Series #26-L: $10K Gtd 86Max $5.50
17:00 KO Series #26-Mi: $3K Gtd 8-Max $2.20
19:00 KO Series #27-HR: $75K Gtd Mix-Max $530
19:00 KO Series #27-H: $75K Gtd Mix-Max $109
19:00 KO Series #27-M: $50K Gtd Mix-Max $33
19:00 KO Series #27-L: $30K Gtd Mix-Max $11
19:00 KO Series #27-Mi: $10K Gtd Mix-Max $3.30
19:30 KO Series #27A-M: $5K Gtd 6-Max PLO PKO $33
19:30 KO Series #27A-L: $3K Gtd 6-Max PLO PKO $11
19:30 KO Series #27A-Mi: $1.5K Gtd 6-Max PLO PKO $3.30
21:00 KO Series #28-H: $30K Gtd Mix-Max Fast $109
21:00 KO Series #28-M: $25K Gtd Mix-Max Fast $33
21:00 KO Series #28-L: $20K Gtd Mix-Max Fast $11
21:00 KO Series #28-Mi: $5K Gtd Mix-Max Fast $3.30
23:00 KO Series #29-H: $25K Gtd Mix-Max Turbo $109
23:00 KO Series #29-M: $20K Gtd Mix-Max Turbo $33
23:00 KO Series #29-L: $10K Gtd Mix-Max Turbo $11
23:00 KO Series #29-Mi: $3K Gtd Mix-Max Turbo $3.30
01:00 KO Series #30-H: $20K Gtd Mix-Max Hyper $109
01:00 KO Series #30-M: $15K Gtd Mix-Max Hyper $33
01:00 KO Series #30-L: $10K Gtd Mix-Max Hyper $11
01:00 KO Series #30-Mi: $2K Gtd MIx-Max Hyper $3.30

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