Our flying Finn turned a $5,200 buy-in into an incredible $92,000 by taking on the world’s best PLO players.
POWERFEST #42-SHR: $100K Gtd PLO 6-Max
A field of 46 of the world’s best PLO players bought into the $100K Gtd 6-Max Super High Roller event. This created a $230,000 prize pool, more than twice the size of the advertised guarantee.
Only the top six finishers received a prize, so spare a thought for seventh-place finisher “Mr.Keto”. His exit secured at least $12,432 for the six surviving players.
“sukamibosak” busted in sixth and banked $12,432. “KamelAAsAA” joined him on the rail with the $16,100 fifth-place prize.
Fourth-place and $20,700 went to “MUNJOSHuHa” before “DR.Summer69” exited in third-place for $29,900.
This set up a heads-up clash between Joni “Jjouhk” Jouhkimainen and “Robbery9999”. The result was never in doubt and our hero brushed aside his final opponent to bank $92,000.Second-place was worth an impressive $58,867, a great prize for 10-hours at the tables.
|1||Joni “JJouhki” Jouhkimainen||$92,000|
POWERFEST #43-SHR: $500K Gtd 8-Max
“iRunStims” got their hands on a six-figure prize when they won the POWERFEST #43-SHR: $500K Gtd 8-Max. Some 101 players parted company with $5,200 and iRunStims was the last player standing.
First place weighed in at a most impressive $123,725. iRunStims collected this after defeating “aaabbb” heads-up for the title. Our runner-up consoled themselves with $88,375.
Earlier at the eight-handed final table, “Tree91” was uprooted in eighth for $16,412. “No_No_No” fell in seventh for $20,200 before “Slim_Shady” headed off stage for $25,250.
“OmarsComing” and “Dandelion32892” were the next casualties. Their bankrolls are now $32,825 and $44,187 bigger.
Every poker writer’s worst enemy, “kgroqigmqtbmqom” was the penultimate bust-out. Their third-place exit yielding a $63,125 score.
POWERFEST #44-HR: $250K Gtd 6-Max PKO
“Stolewon” padded their bankroll with more than $80,000 in the POWERFEST #44-HR: $250K Gtd 6-Max PKO. The $2,100 buy-in was paid by 159 players, which resulted in a juicy prize pool.
Remember “Robbery9999” who was the runner-up in the event Jouhkimainen won? Well, he finished sixth in this event for more than $19,500 with bounties included.
“BuddyRW” and “PogRipper” busted out and scooped more than $14,000 and $23,000 respectively.
The partypoker player with the most difficult alias ever, “kgroqigmqtbmqom” continued their great form with a third-place finish here. They won $20,482 from the main prize pool and $3,445 from the bounty prize pool.
Heads-up saw “Executioner_” and “Stolewon” clash. Executioner_ was executed in second-place and won a combined $37,251. The champion, however, netted a massive $80,317 with bounties included.
Special mentions have to go to “Raul33” and “RentCollection” who both won a brace of titles this week.
“Raul33” won two PLO POWERFEST events, including a $215 PKO tournament for almost $10,500.
RentCollection won POWERFEST #31-HR and #32-H in the space of 12-hours! Those victories netted him $25,643 and $21,825 respectively. Awesome work.
More Huge Events Coming Your Way
More massive events are coming your way this weekend. Buy into the events, which you can see here, direct, win your way in via a satellite, pay for your entry with tournament dollars, or SPINS you way in for only $5. Whatever you do, play in some of the tournaments!
|Multiplier||1st place prize||Frequency in 1M games|
|4.4||$22 POWERFEST ticket||75,000|
|11||$55 POWERFEST ticket||10,000|
|21.8||$109 POWERFEST ticket||5,000|
|64||$320 POWERFEST ticket||1,000|
|106||$530 POWERFEST ticket||500|
|210||$1,050 POWERFEST ticket||50|
|420||$2,100 POWERFEST ticket||20|
|1,040||$5,200 POWERFEST ticket||1|
Check Out Previous POWERFEST Highlights
This latest edition of POWERFEST is the 11th of its kind. Each POWERFEST brings something different to the poker table and you can check out the highlights from past POWERFEST festivals here.
Will it be your alias adorning those pages once the $20 million guaranteed POWERFEST XI is done and dusted? Only you can make that happen.
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