A compact yet stellar field of 59 entrants competed for a slice of the $295,000 prize pool, but only 11 of them walked away with a return on their initial investment.
Michael Addamo was the 12th place finisher and, therefore, the player who burst the money bubble. Addamo’s elimination paved the way for such luminaries as Sergi Reixach, Eelis Parssinen, and final table bubble boy David Peters to cash in.
Arseniy Malinov’s time at the seven-handed final table was short-lived because he was the first player out of the door. Malinov collected $12,774.
Jouhkimainen’s teammate Mikita Badziakouski bowed out in sixth for $15,270 before Christopher Brewer saw his tournament end in fifth place, a finish worth $19,358.
The prize money kept on growing with the exit of Benjamin Rolle ($25,669), and Andreii Derzhupilskyi ($35,877), the latter’s elimination setting up a one-on-one battle between Jouhkimainen and former MILLIONS Online champion Jon Van Fleet.
Our hero got the job done and his hands on $88,515, leaving Van Fleet to bank $55,201.
POWERFEST #09 – High Roller Final Table Results
|2||Jon Van Fleet||Canada||$55,201|
Nuter Leads the Race For $480K in the Super High Roller
Timothy Nuter is the man to catch going into Day 2 of the $25,500 Super Hight Roller where more than $480,000 awaits the eventual champion.
Sixty-four players bought in and created a $1,600,000 prize pool, $600,000 more than the advertised $1 million guarantee. Only 11 of those starters cashed, the 11 players who progressed to Day 2.
A whole of stars bought in on Day 1, as you would expect in such a prestigious event. Team partypoker pros Jason Koon, Isaac Haxton, and Mikita Badziakouski bought in twice but failed to punch their Day 2 tickets.
British superstar Stephen Chidwick dusted off his stack in 12th place to bring the curtain down on Day 1 proceedings.
Day 2 sees 11 of poker’s greats return to the partypoker felt, each guaranteed to walk away with at least $54,236. Should they make it into fifth-place or higher, they will secure a six-figure prize.
The chip stacks are quite lopsided when play resumes at 19:05 BST. Nuter, Andras Nemeth, and Luuk Gieles hold 3,764,357 of the 6,400,000 chips in play, while half the returning field have 25 big blinds or less. Sami Kelopuro is the player bringing up the rear. The Finn only has 45,767 chips in his stack, less than three big blinds.
Tune into our amazing Twitch channel from 19:30 BST on April 14 where James Dempsey, Henry Kilbane, Jeff Gross, and guests will bring you all the action, as it happens, from the final day of the $25,500 Super High Roller.
Other POWERFEST Results
- Preben Stokkan – first-place in the POWERFEST #08 High Roller Knockout for $73,144*
- Magnusfam – first-place in the $215 POWERFEST #08 Knockout for $18,199*
- Donkoftheyear – first-place in the $530 POWERFEST 6-Max Turbo for $9,451
- buogirono45 – first-place in the $109 POWERFEST 6-Max for $7,213
- ToCa o MeRenGuE – first-place in the $22 POERFEST #08 Mini Knockout for $4,799*
- Gr.Veltliner – first-place in the $55 POWERFEST Mini 6-Max Turbo for $4,615
- Big Div – first-place in the $11 POWERFEST Mini 6-Max for $1,818
- Coppotti – first-place in the $5.50 POWERFEST Micro 6-Max Turbo for $581
- CrazyAn – first-place in the $2.20 POWERFEST #08 Micro Knockout for $559*
- Gio_Galinha – first-place in the $1.10 POWERFEST Micro 6-Max for $171
*includes bounty payments
POWERFEST Events Scheduled For April 14
|16:05||POWERFEST 7-Max Deepstack: $40K Gtd||$215|
|16:05||POWERFEST Mini 7-Max Deepstack: $25K Gtd||$22|
|16:05||POWERFEST Micro 7-Max Deepstack: $2.5K Gtd||$2.20|
|18:05||POWERFEST High Roller Omaha Knockout: $50K Gtd||$1,050|
|18:05||POWERFEST Omaha Knockout: $20K Gtd||$109|
|18:05||POWERFEST Mini Omaha Knockout: $5K Gtd||$11|
|18:05||POWERFEST Micro Omaha Knockout: $500 Gtd||$1.10|
|19:05||POWERFEST #07 Super High Roller: $1M Gtd|
|19:05||POWERFEST #10 Turbo Battle: $100K Gtd||$530|
|19:05||POWERFEST #10 Mini Turbo Battle: $50K Gtd||$55|
|19:05||POWERFEST #10 Micro Turbo Battle: $20K Gtd||$5.50|
|20:05||POWERFEST #02 The Big Fifty Day 1F: $300K Gtd||$55|
|22:05||POWERFEST 6-Max Deepstack Hyper: $20K Gtd||$55|
|22:05||POWERFEST Mini 6-Max Deepstack Hyper: $4K Gtd||$5.50|
|22:05||POWERFEST Micro 6-Max Deepstack Hyper: $250 Gtd||$0.55|
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