Twitch TV partypokerTV is Live Now - Watch live on Twitch

Ivelin Pavlov – Irish Omaha Champion

The third day of the Irish Poker Festival saw the crowning of another champion, in the shape of Bulgarian Ivelin Pavlov, who saw off a field of 49 players to collect the title of Irish Poker Champion in addition to the first place prize of €43,000! The final table also included Bart Lybaert, Noel Hayes, Joseph Wilkinson, Youness Barakat and Maximilian Sanders.

€2500 Irish Omaha Championship





Ivelin Pavlov


2 Joseph Wilkinson €26,000
3 Noel Hayes €17,000
4 Bart Lybaert €11,380
5 Maximillian Sanders €7,500
6 Youness Barakat €5,000
Total Players 49 €109,880

Congratulations to Barry Carson, who won the €250 No Limit Hold’em Freezeout after a three-way deal with Elizabeth Kerry and Barry McMahon. They each took €4,000 and played on for a further €800 to the winner. Kudos also to Peter Horkay, for cashing in the same side event for the second day in a row!

€250 NLH Freezeout
Position Player Prize
1 Barry Carson €4,800
2 Elizabeth Kelly €4,000
3 Barry McMahon €4,000
4 Mark Long €1,750
5 Ektor Strumi €1,300
6 Peter Horkay €1,025
7 Gerard Mooney €810
8 Truong Hoang €645
9 Niall Phelan €525
10 Vitor Hugo €450
Total Players 90 €19,305

Party Poker MILLIONS Main Event Update

Day 1b of the Party Poker MILLIONS main event attracted a further 55 entrants, to take the total number of entries up to 99. By the end of level 11, when play stopped, there were 24 players remaining, who all progress into tomorrow’s day 2. The chip leader at the end of the day is Australian Luke Martinelli, who bagged a 319,300 stack, just slightly more than Nicolae Dragomir’s 305.900 total from day 1a. Luke finished over 100,000 chips ahead of Spaniard Ruben Lopez, who posted the second highest count of the day on 213,700. Also making it through the day was the ever smiling Michel Molenaar, who goes into day two with 123,900 cookies.

MILLIONS Day 1b Survivor Chip Counts
Player Chip Count
Luke Martinelli 319,300
Ruben Lopez 213,700
Ferran de Antonio Canela 200,300
Igor Pihela 150,800
Marc MacDonnel 144,100
Sandro Taddei 142,700
Michel Molenaar 123,900
Oleg Vasylchenko 118,200
Alexander Lynskey 118,000
Shane Keary 112,900
Ami Barer 107,100
Tristan Bain 107,000
Joshua Stewart 96,500
Manuel Soares Ruivo 90,700
Niko Koop 90,100
Conor Bergin 89,500
Sebastian Proulx 86,300
Janos Jeszek 80,700
Mateusz Syzmanski 77,700
Donal Kennedy 73,500
Carlos Simon Martinez 66,900
Bobby Willis 53,600
Giusseppe Murabito 50,800
Bruno Desimoni 36,900

Today’s Schedule

It’s a very busy schedule today, with multiple events running side by side, including day 1b of the Dublin Cup, a €1k Omaha single day event, plus day 1a of the €100,000 guaranteed Dublin Cup, which has a €550 buy-in. And of course, there are two final flights for the main event, a regular paced flight in the afternoon and a final one this evening on a faster clock. There’s also a few satellites running as well. Take your pick!

Friday 3rd November Irish Poker Festival Tournament Schedule
Start Time Buy-In Event Name Guarantee
11:00 €750 Dublin Poker Cup 1A €50,000
12:00 €350 MILLIONS Super Satellite 3 x Seats
13:00 €3,000 Irish Poker Festival MILLIONS Day 1C €700,000
14:00 €1,000 One Day Omaha
15:00 €750 MILLIONS Super Satellite 3 x Seats
16:00 €550 Grand Prix Day 1A €100,000
18:00 €350 MILLIONS Super Satellite Hyper Last Chance 2 x Seats
18:30 N/A Dublin Poker Cup Final Day €50,000
19:00 €3,000 Irish Poker Festival MILLIONS Day 1D €700,000
20:00 €300 High Roller Satellite 2 x Seats

Jonathan Raab

Irish Poker Festival Media Coordinator


Comments are closed.