We all know that WPT has partnered with partypoker for so many live poker stops in the past. Currently, the brand is hosting its inaugural WPT Online Series in partnership with the poker site. The marquee online poker series is in full swing; two more winners were crowned on Saturday as the $1,050 Mix-Max Turbo and $109 Mini Mix-Max Turbo tournaments wrapped up successfully.
Mix-Max Turbo – $1,050 (Saturday)
With 151 entries, this special event created $151,000 for the prizepool, with 18 places paid. The field was full of notables though, it was Stewart Kirby who came out on top to walk away with $38,038.
The other notable players on the final table included runner-up Steven Van Zadelhoff, Team partypoker Patrick Leonard (third place finisher), fourth-place finisher László Molnár, Tom Middleton and Chris Brammer all walking away with impressive prizes and boosting their poker bankrolls.
Another tourney to crown the winner was the $109 Mini Mix-Max that garnered 946 entries. It took almost five-and-a-half hours to play down to a winner and it was Brazil’s Gabriel Schroeder who came out on top to win $16,750 after eliminating Ivan Zhechev, the runner-up who banked $12,500 prize.
1.Stewart Kirby – $38,038
2.Steven Van Zadelhoff – $25,670
3.Patrick Leonard – $18,120
4.Laszlo Molnar – $12,835
5.Thomas Middleton _ $9,438
6.Christopher Brammer – $6,267
Super High Roller – $25,500 (Friday)
Five WPT Online titles were awarded on Friday night with Elio Fox securing the biggest score of the day. He overcame a field of 87 entries to walk away with $565,500 in the first-place prizemoney.
The event generated a total of $2,175,000 prize pool. Fox started the final table second in chips behind Juan Pardo Dominguez who finished runner-up for $402,375. Pauli Ayras earned $282,750 for his third place finish, while Samuel Vousden exited in fourth place and earned $195,750 prize.
Another winner on Friday included Jonathan Rosa who overcame a field of 1,627 Entries in the Mini $162 Mini Eight Max NLHE to walk away with $41,171. Jonathan Clark finished second for $29,212.
Viktor Ustimov shipped the $1,575 Eight Max NLHE after outlasting 451 entries to bank $127,520. Jerry Odeen finished runner-up for $90,786, while Jonathan Proudfoot finished third for $62,238.
Another event to conclude was the Mini $55 Six Max Hyper NLHE, which was taken down by Marllon Pinto who defeated Petar Leshtov (runner-up for $5,185) to eventually walk away with $7,038.
The $530 Six Max Hyper NLHE ended with Stuart Menzies (winner for $26,672) outlasting 227 entries, including Anton Wigg, who eventually finished runner-up and earned $17,592 prizemoney.
$25,500 Super High Roller
- Elio Fox – $565,500
- Juan Pardo Dominguez – $402,375
- Pauli Ayras – $282,750
- Samuel Vousden – $195,750
- Mark Davis – $152,250
- Timothy Adams – $108,750
- Christopher Hunichen – $87,000
- Andrii Novak – $76,125
$109 Mini 6-Max & $10,300 High Roller (Thursday)
WPT Online crowned three winners on Thursday, including the crowning of the first two-time WPT Online champion. Brazil’s Vitor Dzivielevski topped the field of 1532 entries in the $109 Mini 6-Max to win the $22,230 and become the first player to claim his second WPT Online title. Dzivielevski’s first win in the series came on May 3 when he outlasted a 2548-player field in $215 Mini Knockout.
The largest score of the day was earned by Germany’s Wiktor Malinowski who beat a field of 115 to pick up a victory in the two-day event – $10,300 High Roller for $281,750. High-stakes tournament specialist Nick Petrangelo narrowly missed out on the title, finishing as the runner-up and collecting $201,250 for his efforts. Pascal Lefrancois finished in third place and walked away with $143,750.
The third winner of the day was Gustavo Mastelotto who defeated 401 entries to win $80,200 prize.
$109 Mini 6-Max
- Vitor Dzivielevski – $22,230
- Tristan Taylor – $16,086
- David Ivers – $12,256
- Tautvydas Tukaciauskas – $8,809
- Arran Fletcher – $5,974.80
- Thomas Boivin
$10,300 High Roller
- Wiktor Malinowski – $281,750
- Nick Petrangelo – $201,250
- Pascal Lefrancois – $143,750
- Samuel Vousden – $100,625
- Elias Talvitie – $74,750
- Giuseppe Iadisernia – $57,500
- Artur Martirosian – $46,000
- Benjamin Rolle – $37,375
Today is Last Chance To Enter Main Event!
The $5,000,000 GTD WPT Online Championship Main Event continues. 1,590 entries so far and today is your last chance to enter the same.
The total number of entrants on Day 1b was 782 and this coupled with the 808 from Day 1a is on its way to meeting its lofty guarantee.
Two more flights run today (May 18th) including the Turbo flight. So, last chance to qualify for the WPT Online Championship Main Event Day 2.