Carvalho Captures MILLIONS Online KO Weekender Title

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The MILLIONS Online KO action continued over the weekend, and it was the 7-Max Weekender that caught the attention of the PartyPoker community. A field of 530 entrants paid $320 to enter, and created a $159,000 prize pool for those entrants to fight over. Only 80 of the starters made it through to Day 2 on November 6, and it was Malta’s Manuel Carvalho who outlasted them all.

Team PartyPoker’s Staples brothers were among the 80 Day 2 players. Jaime Staples busted in 55th, with Matt Staples going a little deeper before busting in 42nd. Others who helped themselves to some of the main prize pool cash but fell short of the final table included Josip Simunic, Dan Wilson, Thomas Boivin, WSOP Ladies Event champion Jessica Teusl, and Steven Van Zadelhoff.

With bounties included, none of the seven finalists could take home less than $3,300. Dalton Hobold of Brazil was the first finalists to bow out. Hobold helped himself to $3,312.

A trio of players sporting the Union jack of the United Kingdom fell in succession. Lander Bereciartua ($3,306), Samuel Simister ($7,560), and Charlie Combes (6,347) being the three recently departed stars.

Heads-up was set when Giuseppe Orlando ran out of steam, and had to console himself with an $11,197 haul. Orlando’s total prize was almost the same size as the one the runner-up collected thanks to banking $3,673 worth of bounty payments before falling in third.

David Harvey and Manuel Carvalho were the heads-up duo. Both secured more than $11,000 from the main prize pool, leaving the ample final bounties up for grabs. Carvalho defeated his opponent and reeled in a $15,988 bounty payment, taking his total haul to an impressive $27,049. Harvey headed into the night with $11,776 to show for his efforts.

MILLIONS Online KO #25 7-Max Weekender Final Table Results

Place Player Country Bounties Prize Total Prize
1 Manuel Carvalho Malta $15,988 $11,061 $27,049
2 David Harvey United Kingdom $731 $11,045 $11,776
3 Giuseppe Orlando Malta $3,673 $7,524 $11,197
4 Charlie Combes United Kingdom $1,340 $5,007 $6,347
5 Samuel Simister United Kingdom $4,177 $3,383 $7,560
6 Lander Bereciartua United Kingdom $693 $2,613 $3,306
7 Dalton Hobold Brazil $1,450 $1,862 $3,312

Other MILLIONS Online KO Results

Eight more MILLIONS Online events concluded over the weekend, and from those, Thomas Boivin was the biggest winner. Boivin came out on top of an 84-strong field in the $530 buy-in 8-Max event and saw his PartyPoker account swell by $12,416.

Event Buy-in Entrants Prize Pool Champion Prize
#24 6-Max $109 217 $21,700 Steven Rohr $3,273
#26 6-Max Turbo $162 125 $18,750 Emre Sancak $4,417
#27 8-Max $162 158 $23,700 Artem Stukalov $2,671
#28 6-Max Hyper $215 70 $15,000 Joep Rarmaekers $4,510
#29 8-Max Deepstack $109 328 $32,800 Nicolai Steinert $5,758
#30 8-Max $215 251 $50,200 Antonio Ortega $8,154
#31 8-Max $530 84 $50,000 Thomas Boivin $12,416
#32 7-Max Turbo $215 101 $20,200 Labib Chilab $4,609

Modder Shines on Day 1C of the Main Event

Another 145 players bought entered the MILLIONS Online KO Main Event, those Day 1C players taking the total attendance to 399 so far. Canada’s Ian Modder finished Day 1C with $2,281 worth of bounties in his pocket, in addition to 22,440,524 chips, enough to top the flight’s chip counts and lead the tournament overall with four Day 1s remaining.

Three PartyPoker players saw a return on their satellite investments by progressing through the latest Sunday Phase Final. Pablo Martin-Romo and Rob Sherwood may not have punched their Day 2 tickets at the first time of asking, but they did win $250 and $875, respectively, from the bounty prize pool.

Florin Danut Pascariu also won $875 worth of scalps, in addition to bagging up 5,239,499 chips for Day 2.

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