POWERFEST Day 1 saw 25 champions crowned and a cool $3.519.504 paid out across those 25 action-packed events. Four members of Team partypoker navigated their way to final tables, and while none of them triumphed, they all walked away with big scores.

POWERFEST: The Story So Far

  • Events completed: 25
  • Events remaining: 250
  • Prize money awarded: $3,519,504

POWERFEST Day 1 Recap

POWERFEST #03-SHR: $500K Gtd

Entries: 126
Buy-in: $5,200
Prize pool: $630,000
Places paid: 16

Brazilian sensation Renato “renato_nomura” Nomura was the first of our heroes to reach a final table, doing so in the POWERFEST #03-SHR: $500K Gtd. It was a tournament commanding a $5,200 buy-in and 126-players stumped up the cash to create a $630,000 prize pool that was shared among the top 16 finishers.

Nomura eventually fell in seventh-place to turn his $5,200 investment into a $25,200 haul. “Player2341” was the first casualty of the eight-handed final table.

After Nomura bust, “SunTzu”, “PunchlineEnBata”, “Van_Vian_Van” and “tdlvechickenbn” crashed out for score ranging between $31,500 and $78,750.

Heads-up saw “aaabbb” and “PauliBet” clash and no deal was struck despite a $44,100 difference between first and second place. The winner was PauliBet who scooped the $154,350 top prize, leaving aaabbb to collect $110,250.

Place Player Prize
1 PauliBet $154,350
2 aaabbb $110,250
3 tdlvechicknbn $78,750
4 Van_Vian_Van $55,125
5 PunchlineEnBata $40,950
6 SunTzu $31,500
7 renato_nomura $25,200
8 Player2341 $20,475

POWERFEST #04-HR: $400K Gtd PKO

Entries: 203
Buy-in: $2,100
Prize pool: $416,150
Places paid: 32

The $2,100 buy-in POWERFEST #04-HR: $400K Gtd PKO looked set to be taken down by the one and only Roberto “R_Romanello” Romanello, but the Welsh star ran out of steam midway through the final table.

“Brachiosuarus” busted in eighth-place for more than $14,000 (including bounties) and was joined on the rail by “I-Am-Benjami” and “Kroat..” Fifth-place and a haul of more than $20,000 went to “CarpePiscis” before Romanello’s impressive run came to an end in fourth-place, which banked him $17,237 from the main prize pool and $3,281 in bounty payments. Good game, sir.

Our champion in this high roller was “DasIstMirWurst” whose victory saw their partypoker account bolstered with $32,728 for winning the tournament and $50,170 from the bounty prize pool. Congratulations also to “vaueffell” wh was the runner-up for a $32,687 prize boosted by $24,609 worth of bounties.

Place Player Prize Bounties
1 DasIstMirWurst $32,728 $50,170
2 vaueffell $32,687 $24,609
3 Fukeduhard $23,315 $4,200
4 R_Romanello $17,237 $3,281
5 CarpePiscis $12,154 $8,071
6 Kroat.. $9,281 $8,859
7 I-Am_Benjami $6,850 $1,575
8 Brachiosaurus $5,082 $9,154

POWERFEST #06-HR: $250K Gtd Fast PKO

Entries: 230
Buy-in: $1,050
Prize pool: $234,600
Places paid: 32

Jeff “JeffGross” Gross was the third Team partypoker player to reach a POWERFEST X Day 1 final table. Gross entered the POWERFEST #06-HR: $250K Gtd Fast PKO for $1,050 along with 229 other players to create a $234,600 prize pool.

Gross’ impressive run ended in a fifth-place finish worth $7,807 plus $4,428. Only two other players won more from the bounty prize pool than Gross, showing an aggressive approach can yield great results in PKO events.

Those two bounty-hungry players were fourth-placed “lil4funn” who collected $8,194 from the bounty prize pool in addition to their $11,072 score, and our champion “eGGplant” whose $21,023 top prize saw $26,654 from the bounty prize pool added to it.

Place Player Prize Bounties
1 eGGplant $21,023 $26,654
2 Brachiosaurus $20,997 $780
3 CygnusCross $14,976 $5,720
4 lili4funn $11,072 $8,194
5 JeffGross $7,807 $4,428
6 DvaSlona $5,962 $2,307
7 IlProfessore $4,400 $1,235
8 CarpePiscis $3,265 $3,120

A special mention also to the one and only Jaime “jaimestaples” Staples who finished in seventh place in the POWERFEST #07-HR: $50K Gtd 6-Max Hyper PKO Battle for a $1,203 prize plus an additional $1,566 worth of bounty payments. Don’t forget to check out Staples’ special POWERFESt show every day on his Twitch channel.

POWERFEST Day 1 Full Results

Event Champion Prize
Powerfest #01-HR: $200K Gtd Grind CalmdownMan $39,346
Powerfest #01-H: $150K Gtd Grind QuietlkkU $22,550
Powerfest #01-M: $50K Gtd Grind bora1dota $8,855
Powerfest #01-L: $15K Gtd Grind ei_kanita $2,443
Powerfest #02-HR: $300K Gtd Deep UniqueDNA $73,332
Powerfest #02-H: $200K Gtd Deep Sundaynightking $42,628
Powerfest #02-M: $100K Gtd Deep pachamama $16,979
Powerfest #02-L: $40K Gtd Deep goontitlt88 $6,181
Powerfest #03-SHR: $500K Gtd PauliBet $154,350
Powerfest #04-HR: $400K Gtd PKO DasIstMirWurst $82,898*
Powerfest #04-H: $300K Gtd PKO Noname69 $54,112*
Powerfest #04-M: $150K Gtd PKO pasoperopago $19,983*
Powerfest #04-L: $40K Gtd PKO nexmanela $5,113*
Powerfest #05-HR: $100K Gtd Deep Turbo PayAndPlay $22,467
Powerfest #05-H: $50K Gtd Deep Turbo m8knrunz $10,662
Powerfest #05-M: $30K Gtd Deep Turbo Lucio $6,316
Powerfest #05-L: $15K Gtd Deep Turbo MoistFlaps $2,875
Powerfest #06-HR: $250K Gtd Fast PKO eGGplant $47,677*
Powerfest #06-H: $100K Gtd Fast PKO StrA1dEr $18,218*
Powerfest #06-M: $30K Gtd Fast PKO mtsbocchi $5,729*
Powerfest #06-L: $210K Gtd Fast PKO MJordan $1,352*
Powerfest #07-HR: $50K Gtd 6-Max Hyper PKO Battle Coup_de_grace $20,508*
Powerfest #07-H: $25K Gtd 6-Max Hyper PKO Battle Feel-Me-Flow $8,942*
Powerfest #07-M: $15K Gtd 6-Max Hyper PKO Battle Mkrtychian $4,108*
Powerfest #07-L: $3K Gtd 6-Max Hyper PKO Battle Callmebluff $790*

*includes bounty payments

POWERFEST Day 2 Schedule

Day 2 of POWERFEST sees another 15 events take place that have combined guarantees worth $708,000. Buy-ins range from $5.50 up to $1,050 so there is a POWERFEST event for everyone.

Don’t forget to check out the POWERFEST satellites that start from only $0.55 and the $5 POWERFEST SPINS that award either $10 cash or POWERFEST tickets worth from $22 up to $1,050.

Time (CEST) Event Buy-in
17:30 Powerfest #08-HR: $100K Gtd Deep $530
17:30 Powerfest #08-H: $50K Gtd Deep $109
17:30 Powerfest #08-M: $30K Gtd Deep $22
17:30 Powerfest #08-L: $10K Gtd Deep $5.50
20:00 Powerfest #09-HR: $150K Gtd PKO $1,050
20:00 Powerfest #09-H: $150K Gtd PKO $320
20:00 Powerfest #09-M: $75K Gtd PKO $55
20:00 Powerfest #09-L: $20K Gtd PKO $11
20:30 Powerfest #10-H: $30K Gtd Deep Turbo $109
20:30 Powerfest #10-M: $20K Gtd Deep Turbo $33
20:30 Powerfest #10-L: $10K Gtd Deep Turbo $11
22:00 Powerfest #11-HR: $30K Gtd PLO 6-Max Fast $530
22:00 Powerfest #11-H: $20K Gtd PLO 6-Max Fast $109
22:00 Powerfest #11-M: $10K Gtd PLO 6-Max Fast $22
22:00 Powerfest #11-L: $3K Gtd PLO 6-Max Fast $5.50

POWERFEST SPINS

SPINS are exciting three-handed hyper-turbo sit & go tournaments where the prize pool is randomly selected before the first hand is dealt. The POWERFEST SPINS only cost $5 to enter and pay out $10 cash or POWERFEST tickets ranging from $22 up to $1,050.

As SPINS have a hyper-turbo blind structure, they are over in a matter of minutes. This makes them perfect for playing many in a short period of time or firing up during the scheduled breaks of POWERFEST events.

Multiplier 1st Place Prize Frequency in 1M games
2 $10 cash 754,285
4.4 $22 POWERFEST ticket 187,015
6.6 $33 POWERFEST ticket 54,540
11 $55 POWERFEST ticket 3,000
21.8 $109 POWERFEST ticket 1,000
64 $320 POWERFEST ticket 100
106 $530 POWERFEST ticket 50
210 $1,050 POWERFEST ticket 10

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