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More than $500,000 was guaranteed to be won on Day 5 of the $15 million POWERFEST at partypoker and this meant there would be plenty of huge scores enjoyed by those players lucky and skilful enough to win or go deep in a POWERFEST event.

POWERFEST #16-H: $25K Gtd FL 7 Card Stud

Buy-in: $530
Entrants: 50
Prize pool: $25,000

Place Player Prize
1 WelshWizard $8,750
2 I-eat-rats $5,875
4 TheGambler__ $2,250
5 Liftededge $1,750
6 jokero19891 $1,437
7 JohnBoy_ $1,187

Team partypoker’s Roberto “WelshWizard” Romanello may be better known for this proficiency in no-limit hold’em and pot-limit Omaha games, but on January 25th he showed he can mix it up with the best in seven-card stud.

Romanello topped a field of 50 entrants in the $25,000 guaranteed stud event to get his hands on $8,750 and become the second Team partypoker player to become a POWERFEST champion this series after Joao Simao.

POWERFEST #15-H: $150K Gtd NL Hold’em

Buy-in: $1,050
Entrants: 200
Prize pool: $200,000

Place Player Prize
1 bossamtisch1 $40,780
2 rdcrsnn $29,600
3 GuyFromTiltBook $21,100
4 Lsdlise $15,600
5 renatonomura $11,000
6 jokero19891 $8,400
7 x_zola25 $6,200
8 wattens01 $4,600

“bossamtisch1” secured the largest payout of Day 5, banking a cool $40,780 after topping a field of 200 entrants in the POWERFEST #15-H: $150K Gtd NL Hold’em event.

Everyone at the final table was guaranteed $4,600 and this is the sum “watten01” took home for his eighth-place finish. The prize money had increased to five-figures after “x_zola25” and “jokero19891” bust and by the time it was heads-up, the final duo were battling for $40,780.

It was “bossamtisch1” who emerged victorious, defeating online veteran “rdcrsnn” heads-up to resign the runner-up to a still welcomed $29,600 prize.

POWERFEST #14-H: $100K Gtd 1R1A NL Hold’em

Buy-in: $530
Entrants: 126
Rebuys: 57
Add-ons: 67
Prize pool: $125,000

Place Player Prize
2 Liftededge $21,250
3 Doyle_B $16,250
4 chazcombes $11,562
5 Drulitooo $8,125
6 HeavenlyFather $6,562
7 SanityWaterline $5,312
8 Poriferum $4,375

The POWERFEST #14-H: $100K Gtd 1R1A NL Hold’em event had a start-studded final table where any of the eight players would have made a worthy champion. Two of the finalists, “HeavenlyFather” and “Drulitooo” had already won POWERFEST events. They couldn’t add a second though as they bust in sixth and fifth place for $6,562 and $8,125.

“chazcombes,” a telented British grinder, saw his tournament end in fourth-place and he was the first player to lock up a five-figure prize, namely $11,562. “Doyle_B” fell in third to leave another British pro, “Liftededge,” to take on “SLARVBOGMAJS” for the title.

It was the latter who secured the win ans the $31,250, which happened to be the second-largest cash of the night at partypoker.

POWERFEST Day 5 Champions

Event Champion Prize
POWERFEST #14-L: $10K Gtd 1R1A NLH SunAst $3,248
POWERFEST #14-M: $50K Gtd 1R1A NLH Ollicz $12,993
POWERFEST #15-L: $25K Gtd NLH Ysjah12 $3,548
POWERFEST #15-M: $150K Gtd NLH u3MeHa $25,654
POWERFEST #15-H: $150K Gtd NLH bossamtisch1 $40,780
POWERFEST #16-L: $5K Gtd FL 7CS fradoisback $942
POWERFEST #16-M: $10K Gtd FL 7CS kassigor $2,114
POWERFEST #16-H: $25K Gtd FL 7CS WelshWizard $8,750

POWERFEST Events on January 26th

Nine more POWERFEST events take place on Friday 26th January and we are expecting some large fields in them.

At 12:00 ET / 17:00 GMT / 18:00 CET there are three NL Hold’em 6-Max events costing $22, $215 and $2,100 to enter. These have combined guarantees of $370,000. Two hours later, three 6-Max turbo pot limit Omaha tournaments, with combined guaranteed prize pools of $75,000. Buy in for $5.50, $55 and $530.

The final events of the day are turbo NLHE tournaments. Get involved in the $11 buy-in ($10,000 Gtd), $109 buy-in ($50,000 Gtd) or the $1,050 buy-in ($100,000 Gtd).

Check out the full POWERFEST Schedule here and all of the amazing POWERFEST promotions while you are there!

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