Day 2 of the $2.7 million Monster Series saw another 15 champions crowned and another $297,046 in prize money paid out despite the tournaments’ buy-ins ranging between $0.44 and a still affordable $33.
Which partypoker players won big on Day 2 of this incredible online poker festival, which saw all tournaments play out as six-handed PKO events? Keep reading to find out.
Monster Series: The Story So Far
- Event played: 30
- Events remaining: 93
- Money awarded: $867,333
Monster Series Day 1 Highlights
Monster #08-High: $100K Gtd 6-Max PKO
- Buy-in: $33
- Entries: 2,722
- Prize pool: $100,000
- ITM: 372
“NoPa1n_NoG4me” helped themselves to a total of $11,434 thanks to the PKO format of the day’s $100,000 guaranteed event. NoPa1n_NoG4me scooped nine bounties along the way, including that of runner-up “Family12” meaning the $7,391 prize money for first-place was boosted with a cool $4,043.
Family12 collected $5,615 for their second-place finish, plus $113 in bounties, while fourth-placed “SEVA_BLR” gathered $1,177 in bountes in addition to $3,189 going to show how profitable PKO events can be even if you do not win the tournament.
Monster #08-Mid: $25K Gtd 6-Max PKO
- Buy-in: $7.50
- Entries: 3,612
- Prize pool: $25,000
- ITM: 480
“Aros888” became a Monster Series champion on Day 2 by topping a huge field of 3,612 entrants in the $25,000 guaranteed 6-Max PKO, a tournament that only cost $7.50 to enter.
The tournament ended in a heads-up deal between champion Aros888 and runner-up “TheLostMus”. Aros888 banked $1,449 plus $772 in bounty payments after the deal, while TheLostMus walked away with $1,302 and an additional $451 in bounties, which is pretty incredible for a $7.50 buy-in.
*reflects a heads-up deal
Monster #08-Low: $5K Gtd 6-Max PKO
- Buy-in: $1.50
- Entries: 3,065
- Prize pool: $5,000
- ITM: 408
The $1.50 buy-in $5,000 guaranteed 6-Max PKO was fantastic value as more than $800 was added to the prize pool by partypoker to make up for the shortfall in the guarantee as 3,065 players turned out for the event.
“UchinaSSJ” took full advantage of the added cash as they went on to emerge victorious to get their hands on $363 and $188 in bounties for a total of $551 for their $1.50 investment. UchinaSSj defeated “navod1917” heads-up to claim the title of champion and the lion’s share of the main prize pool.
Monster Series Events Running Today
Another 15 Monster Series events are scheduled for today, Tuesday 1st May, that have buy-ins ranging from $0.44 up to $33. Weigh up all of the guaranteed prize pools and they are worth a cool $267,500.
Each of today’s events are exciting in their own right, but some of the highlights include the $25,000 guaranteed, for a $22 buy-in, at 15:00 CET, the $50,000 guaranteed, for a $27 buy-in, at 17:00 CET and the massive $100,000 guaranteed at 19:00 CET that costs $33 to enter.
All of today’s events are played as as no-limit hold’em tournaments on eight-handed tables. Will you become a Monster Series champion today?
|15:00||Monster #11-Low: $1K Gtd||$0.88|
|15:00||Monster #11-Mid: $5K Gtd||$4.40|
|15:00||Monster #11-High: $25K||$22|
|17:00||Monster #12-Low: $2.5K Gtd||$1.10|
|17:00||Monster #12-Mid: $10K Gtd||$5.50|
|17:00||Monster #12-High: $50K Gtd||$27|
|19:00||Monster #13-Low: $5K Gtd||$1.50|
|19:00||Monster #13-Mid: $25K Gtd||$7.50|
|19:00||Monster #13-High: $100K Gtd||$33|
|21:00||Monster #14-Low: $1K Gtd||$0.66|
|21:00||Monster #14-Mid: $5K Gtd||$3.30|
|21:00||Monster #14-High: $25K Gtd||$16.50|
|23:00||Monster #15-Low: $500 Gtd||$0.44|
|23:00||Monster #15-Mid: $2.5K Gtd||$2.20|
|23:00||Monster #15-High: $10K Gtd||$11|
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