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EPT Online Day 12: Ramon Colillas Tops EPT Online Main Event Day 1 Chip Counts

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A lot went down on the twelfth day of the 2021 European Poker Tour (EPT) Online series, which saw four more events play out to their conclusion while the first chapter of the EPT Online Main Event was written.

2019 PokerStars Players Championship winner Ramon "RamonColillas" Colillas leads the final 41 players in the Main Event. Last year's champion "WhatIfGod" also made it through to Day 2 and added another EPT title to his collection after taking down the $1,050 NLHE Series Saver.

Read on to catch up on all the action from the latest instalment of the 2021 EPT Online.

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Dalton "daltonhb" Hobold Comes Out On Top in 8-Max PKO

WCOOP and SCOOP champion Dalton "daltonhb" Hobold added an EPT Online title to his list of accomplishments after topping the 750 entry field in EPT Online 27: $530 NLHE [8-Max, Progressive KO]. Hobold was up against fellow compatriot Eduardo "Eduardo850" Silva when it came to heads-up play and both players agreed on a deal prior to the events conclusion.

The eventual winner walked away with a combined prize of $51,658 while Silva netted $36,976 for his second-place finish. The top 97 players all nabbed a piece of of the $375,000 prize pool with Franco "rojorulez" Spitale taking home $6,851 after they made the final table.

EPT Online 27: $530 NLHE [8-Max, Progressive KO] Final Table Results

PlacePlayerCountryBountiesPrizeTotal Prize
1Dalton "daltonhb" HoboldBrazil$24,294$27,364 *$51,658
2Eduardo "Eduardo850" SilvaBrazil$9,044$27,932*$36,976
4Gogac sniperAustria$3,193$12,536$15,729
5Serg PutinRussia$2,670$9,180$11,850
7bibibossss75United Kingdom$2,971$4,923$7,894
8LyshrrrSouth Korea$1,125$3,605$4,730
9Franco "rojorulez" SpitaleArgentina$3,967$2,883$6,851

*Indicates heads-up deal

EPT Online Day 10: Vlad Darie Bags Title Ahead of Massive Weekend on PokerStars

Pole Position for "Ofbravetight" in $215 NLHE PKO

Andreas Berggren
Andreas \"mrAndreeew\" Berggren sits second in the chip counts.

EPT Online 30: $215 NLHE [Progressive KO] saw a monster field in it's Day 1 with 3,435 total entries. The event, which came with a $300,000 guarantee, generated a final prizepool of $687,000. "Ofbravetight" ended the first day as the chip leader and is best placed to win the title and $42,087 up top.

The 479 remaining players return on Monday, December 20 at 4:05 p.m. GMT to play out Day 2 where the money bubble will burst, just 431 entries will lock up a min cash of $218.

Andreas "mrAndreeew" Berggren is the most notable name in the top ten chip counts. Berggren finished in second-place in 2020 WSOP Online Event #78: $1,000 Turbo No Limit Hold'em 6-Handed for $197,274 and took bronze in the 2019 €10,300 EPT Barcelona High Roller for his largest live score of $496,672.

EPT Online 30: $215 NLHE [Progressive KO] Top 10 Chip Counts

2Andreas "mrAndreeew" BerggrenSweden$4632,383,513
4KushGodDZAUnited Kingdom$5382,314,676
10David "davaman" LopezSpain$5752,067,040

"echoscience" Eyeing Six-Figure Payday Following Day 1 of EPT Online Cup

Canada's "echoscience" piloted the biggest stack over to Day 2 in the EPT Online Cup after the field was whittled down to just 70 from an initial 2,530 entries. The guaranteed prize pool of $1,000,000 was eclipsed, with a final $1,265,000 being in the prize kitty. The winner will walk away with $185,247 as well as the EPT Online Trophy.

''Gaffa2ny'' (5,455,785) and ''FKREDSTAR45'' (5,005,255) also had a successful day on the online felt and round out the top three chip stacks.

Some of the best online players like Samuel "€urop€an" Vousden, Simon "C. Darwin2" Mattsson, Sam "Str8$$$Homey" Greenwood and Patrick "pads1161" Leonard all took a shot at the tournament but failed to advance to the final day.

The likes of Peter "twirlpro" Turmezy (2,903,419), Lucas "YRWTHMELTHR" Greenwood (1,243,140), Marton "noirduck" Czuczor (1,846,414) and Andreas "daskalos20" Christoforou (1,457,796) were all able to virtually bag and tag when Day 1 closed.

Play restarts on Monday, December 20 at 6:05 p.m. GMT and you can follow the all the action with the PokerNews live reporting team.

EPT Online 31: $530 NLHE [8-Max, EPT Online Cup] Top 10 Chip Counts

3FKREDSTAR45United Kingdom5,005,255
8Dani "danipesis" PalauMexico3,245,003

EPT Online Main Event Glory in Grasp of Ramon "RamonColillas" Colillas

Ramon Colillas
Ramon Colillas at the inaugural PokerStars Players Championship

PokerStars ambassador Ramon "RamonColillas" Colillas of Spain leads the 41 players at the end of Day 1 of the $1.5 million guaranteed 2021 EPT Online Main Event. Colillas, who boasts just under $5,800,000 in live tournament earnings, ended the day with a stack of 7,189,617.

Just trailing Colillas are fellow big stacks Bruno "great dant" Volkmann (6,958,432), "CrazyLissy" (6,065,620), Benjamin "BC1989RF" Chalot (6,006,705) and Liviu "0Human0" Ignat (4,589,465).

The three-day Main Event attracted a total of 402 entrants, creating a final prizepool of $2,010,000. With 48 spots paid, each returning player is guaranteed a minimum payday of $10,982, with $363,641 and an EPT trophy up top for the eventual victor

Other grinders who were fortunate enough to jump over the first hurdle include Laszlo "omaha4rollz" Bujtas, Christian "WATnlos" Rudolph, Alexandros "mexican222" Kolonias, Pedro "pvigar" Garagnani, Artur "mararthur1" Martirosian and Andriy "Andre_Hansen" Lyubovetskiy.

Sweden's "WhatIfGod" bagged a stack of 2,713,954 as they look to win another EPT Online Main Event after winning the event in 2020 for a cool $1,019,082.

Another PokerStars ambassador, Benjamin "bencb789" Rolle made it to Day 2, though the same couldn't be said for fellow ambassadors Fintan "EasyWithAces" Hand, Ben "Spraggy" Spragg and Lex "L. Veldhuis" Veldhuis.

Sam "Str8$$$Homey" Greenwood was eliminated on the money bubble when he got it in good with ace-nine against the ace-four of the Day 1 chip leader. Colillas spiked a four on the turn to seal Greenwood's fate as the bubble boy.

Day 2 will commence on Monday, December 20 at 6:05 p.m. GMT and will play down to a final table of nine. Levels will increase from 20 to 30 minutes in duration from now on. The final table will play out on Day 3 at the same start time on Tuesday, December 21.

EPT Online Main Event Top 10 Chip Counts

1Ramon "RamonColillas" ColillasSpain7,189,617
2Bruno "great dant" VolkmannBrazil6,958,432
4Benjamin "BC1989RF" ChalotHungary6,006,705
5Liviu "0Human0" IgnatRomania4,589,465
6Laszlo "omaha4rollz" BujtasHungary4,246,072
7Ben "1Don'tStop1" HeathUnited Kingdom4,148,952
8Ramiro "ramastar88" PetroneUruguay3,982,635
9Christian "WATnlos" RudolphAustria3,669,147
10David "MissOracle" YanNew Zealand3,130,849

EPT Online Day 11: Stakelis Becomes an EPT Online Champion

"Eat_U_Up_ha" Leads EPT Online Mini Main Event

As well as the Main Event, the $1 million guaranteed EPT Online Mini 32: $55 NLHE Mini Main Event got going yesterday with "Eat_U_Up_ha" (974,191) ending the session on top of the end of day chip counts. They're followed closely behind by "machakar1" (960,395) and "kyzyldurrr" (943,503) who cap off the three biggest stacks.

The tournament had 12,801 unique entries with 6,834 re-entries totalling a field of 19,635. Of that combined number, only 2,257 ended up progressing to the next stage. The second day of play will pick up on Monday, December 20 at 6:05 p.m. GMT and will play down to a final 45 players. Day 3 is when a winner will be crowned and kicks off at the same start time on Tuesday, December 21.

EPT Online Mini Main Event Top 10 Chip Counts

2machakar1United Kingdom960,395
9DGR.POKEHERNew Zealand784,297
10Bruno "SOUFODAMS" MedlahaBrazil767,429

Laszlo "omaha4rollz" Bujtas Misses Out in PLO Super High Roller

Laszlo Bujtas
Laszlo \"omaha4rollz\" Bujtas picked up a Sunday score of $141,233 in the EPT Online PLO Super High Roller

It looks like there will be no nightmares before Christmas for Bulgaria's "terror777727" following their triumph and $188,937 haul in EPT Online 33: $10,300 PLO [6-Max, Sunday Super High Roller]. A final prizepool of $700,000 was amassed thanks to the 70 entries in the high stakes event.

The winner beat Laszlo "omaha4rollz" Bujtas in heads-up play to secure the title as well as overcoming a star-studded final table. The likes of Yuri "theNERDguy" Dzivielevski, Aku "Aku1206" Joentausta, Eelis "EEE27" Pärssinen and Ka Kwan "kaju85" Lau were all in attendance.

EPT Online 33: $10,300 PLO [6-Max, Sunday Super High Roller] Final Table Results

2Laszlo "omaha4rollz" BujtasHungary$141,233
4Yuri "theNERDguy" DzivielevskiBrazil$78,918
5Aku "Aku1206" JoentaustaFinland$58,993
6Eelis "EEE27" PärssinenFinland$44,098
7Ka Kwan "kaju85" LauRomania$32,964

"WhatIfGod" Binks EPT Online Series Saver

The reigning EPT Online Main Event champion "WhatIfGod" has another trophy heading their way after they were the last player standing in EPT Online 34: $1,050 NLHE [7-Max, Turbo, Progressive KO, Series Saver]. The newly minted two-time EPT Online winner outlasted 400 other entries in the event to have a final cash of $80,502.

After the late registration period, there was $401,000 in the prizepool, and both Matas "bebaimis777" Cimbolas (4th - $14,281) and Thiago "KKremate" Crema (6th - $14,805) took their own sizeable chunks after making the final table of the tournament.

Parker "tonkaaaa" Talbot was the PokerStars ambassador to go the furthest, Talbot took $1,875 in bounties as well as an additional $2,005 for his 21st place finish.

EPT Online 34: $1,050 NLHE [7-Max, Turbo, Progressive KO, Series Saver]

4Matas "bebaimis777" CimbolasLithuania$1,750$12,531$14,281
6Thiago "KKremate" CremaBrazil$8,289$6,516$14,805
  • There was another action packed Sunday in the 2021 EPT Online series.

  • Pokerstars' Ramon Colillas leads Day 1 in the Main Event while Laszlo Bujtas and Yuri Dzivielevski fall short in PLO super high roller.

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