The latest edition of the Monster Series kicked off in style on Sunday 29th September with 25 events crowning their champions. A cool $288,585 had been paid out. Thank you for your fantastic support.
Each of the completed events cost between $0.22 and $22 to enter, yet all featured big guarantees in relation to those buy-ins. Who won the biggest prizes on the opening day of Monster Series? Keep reading to find out.
horyshet Triumphs in Monster Series #03-H: $75K Gtd PKO
Monster Series #03-H: $75K Gtd PKO drew in a massive crowd of 3,891 entries who created a guarantee-busting prize pool of $81,711. Half of this large sum went on the heads of each entrant with the remaining 50 percent shared among the top 536 finishers.
Each of the finalists banked more than $650 when bounties were considered. “Sole008” was the first finalist to bust, their eighth-place exit yielding a combined prize worth $695. Everyone else padded their partypoker bankrolls with a four-figure score.
“turbosystem” won $1,286 after losing their stack to bust in seventh-place, while “Kryderr” netted a cool $1,409 after crashing out in sixth-place. $1,449 went to fifth-place finisher “rivershark” but “SapnuPuas” had been busy eliminating foes and their $1,952 main prize pool prize was boosted by $1,178 worth of bounties for a combined $3,130.
This was a similar prize to what “Jirvey” collected for third-place, which was worth a total of $3,395. Their exit left “sessezinho” and “horyshet” to fight it out heads-up for the title. Second-place went to the former and this was worth $6,050 while the latter scooped the title and $7,603, all for a $22 investment.
Monster Series #03-H: $75K Gtd PKO Final Table Results
Silviosantos99” Turns $22 into $7,624
Another huge score was awarded in the Monster Series #01-H: $50K Gtd PKO which only cost $22 to enter yet featured a massive $74,046 prize pool.
“Silviosantos99” was the main beneficiary of this monster-sized prize pool as they were that last player standing. First-place in this event awarded $4,256 but this was bolstered by $3,368 worth of bounties for a combined $7,624.
A large percentage of that bounty payment was on the heads of “DaEtoZhestko” who busted in second-place for a total prize weighing in at $5,367.
The final eight players had navigated their way through the majority of the 3,526-strong crowd and any of them would have been a worthy champion. “WHYNOT3399” and “CarpHunter78” were the first final table members to fall by the wayside. WHYNOT3399 collected $579 with CarpHunter78 reeling in $920.
These players were joined on the rail by “escream11” and “stu ungar22” who scooped $1,100 and $1,516 respectively before “BabyShark 1kk” busted in fourth-place for $2,273 but not before putting the annoying song into everyone’s heads! Baby shark do do do do do do!
The penultimate elimination was that of “Teddy-KBG” who put in the performance of a true rounder before running out of steam in the final stages. Third-place weighed in at a combined $3,173.
Monster Series #01-H: $50K Gtd PKO Final Table Results
howIbetUrmother Locks Up First Non-PKO Title
It wasn’t only the PKO events that drew in big crowds on Day 1 on Monster Series as Event 2 was a Deepstack tournament with the $11 buy-in edition attracting 3,695 entries. The mammoth-sized $40,000 prize pool was distributed among the top 472 finishers, a min-cash worth $26 and first place almost $6,200.
The perfect name for Monster Series, “megalodon-br” was the first player to bust from the final table, a finish worth $387. The extinct species of shark was joined by “RonaldDump” and “unorthodox” who cashed for $598 and $860.
Next to bust was “Kubaks” who got their hands on the $1,260 fifth-place prize, the first four-figure prize of the tournament. “vyhraju” and “yaahl” then crashed out for prizes worth $1,824 and $2,784, setting up an enticing heads-up battle between “pasoperopago” and “howIbetUrmother”.
howIbetUrmother is an incredible screen name and the one that finished on top of the payout table. First-place weighed in at $6,181 with our runner-up walking away with $4,332.
Monster Series #02-H: $40K Gtd Deepstack Final Table Results
Check Out Today’s Schedule
Don’t worry if you missed out on glory on Day 1 of Monster Series because there are plenty of chances to win big for a tiny buy-in today. This link has the full Monster Series schedule, including details of the awesome main events.
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