partypoker’s $11 million Powerfest turned out to be the $12,883,305 Powerfest thanks to the fantastic support shown by you, our valued customers. A total of 20,321 unique players from 105 countries around the world helped this latest Powerfest be the biggest and richest since its launch.
Thirteen players won multiple tournaments during Powerfest, but one player outshone them all. Step forward “NotEasyDonk” of Finland who showed amazing commitment by playing in 175 tournament, cashing in 46 of those and reached nine final tables. NotEasyDonk turned four of those nine final table appearances into outright victories, the most of any other partypoker player.
Another player who was a regular feature in Powerfest events was Finland’s “karma4dollar” who played in a total of 220 events, one more than Switzerland’s “evianwater1”. Karma4dollar almost came out on top in terms of number of cashes during Powerfest with 54 (the same as Russia’s Gennady “RusProffn1” Menshikov but two fewer than another Finn, Esko “DukeOfSuffolk” Virri who reached the money places in 56 events. Bravo!
A special mention also goes to Canada’s “SetKat74” who navigated their way to an impressive 12 final tables, winning three of those, and being the only player to reach double figures in this category.
Four countries cashed for at least $1 million during Powerfest with the United Kingdom topping the charts for total cash with an impressive total of $1,664,509.48. Next in line were Canada with $1,384,299.68 in cashes, Germany with $1,059,884.31 and Sweden cashing for $1,056,817.21.
Sweden’s performance was particularly impressive considering only 3,242 unique Swedish players played during Powerfest compared to the 20,119 who call the United Kingdom home. Swedish grinders have long been considered to be among the best in the world, these figures alone seem to confirm those thoughts.
Some interesting statistics about Powerfest include:
- Total prize pools paid out: $12,883,305
- Biggest prize pool: $1,055,000 – Powerfest Event 221: $1,000,000 Gtd Super High Roller
- Biggest individual prize: $226,825 to “Algorhytm” in Powerfest Event 221: $1,000 Gtd Super High Roller
- Total awarded to Powerfest champions: $2,400,782
- Total duration of Powerfest: 1,955 hours and 40 minutes
- Longest Event: Powerfest Event 218 – Main Event $500,000 Gtd at 14 hours and seven minutes
- Shortest Event: Powerfest Event 211 – $20,000 Gtd 6-Max Turbo at three hours and 45 minutes
- Total entrants: 158,802
- Unique entrants: 20,321
- Countries represented: 105
- Players cashed: 24,190
- Unique players cashed: 8,747
- Players reaching final tables: 1,872
- Unique players reaching final tables: 1,327
- Unique champions: 205
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Plans are already underway for the next big online tournament festival here at partypoker.
If you enjoyed this latest edition of Powerfest, then get ready to mark another date in your poker calendar. The next online poker festival scheduled for May will feature a $215 buy-in Main Event, with a $1 million guaranteed prize pool. Stay tuned for full information to be announced soon!
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