Day 1 Completed
Day 1 Completed
With the end of Day 1B of the MILLIONS Online Main Event, the Sunday live updates blog comes to a close. Join us next week for another Sunday on partypoker!
The following players all won their respective seats in one of the $530 Mega Satellites for the Main Event and can look forward to an incredible return on their investment already.
Martin Bremner is a recreational player at the Dusk Till Dawn Casino and has cashed this event spinning it up all the way from a $5 satellite.
Day 1b of the 2021 partypoker MILLIONS Online Main Event has come to an end after more than nine hours of play. The second and last starting flight attracted 493 entries which can be added to the 591 entries which were collected on Day 1a to get to a total number of 1,084 buy-ins. The $5,000,000 guaranteed prize pool was easily surpassed as a total prize purse of $5,420,000 had been created.
Out of all the Day 1b entries, 74 players made it through to Day 2 with Canada's Peter Jetten leading the pack with 26,423,338. Jetten is followed in the counts by Aleksei Barkov (18,158,570), Pavel Veksler (15,854,702), Viktor Zsemlye (14,593,338), and Sosia Jiang (14,323,488). Other familiar names in the top ten include Christian Jeppsson, Christopher Brewer, and Brock Wilson.
2021 partypoker MILLIONS Online $5,300 Main Event Day 1b Top 10 Counts
|Rank||Player||Country||Chip Count||Big Blinds|
|5||Sosia Jiang||New Zealand||14,323,488||102|
|8||Christopher Brewer||United States||13,584,457||97|
|9||Brock Wilson||United States||12,256,520||88|
partypoker Ambassadors Mikita Badziakouski (5,716,808) and Kristen Bicknell (2,461,804) have made it through to Day 2 while things didn't go well for Matt Staples, John Duthie, Isaac Haxton, Joao Simao, Joni Jouhikimainen, and Patrick Leonard won't be returning to try and win their share of the prize pool.
Mary Pudmoreff won her Main Event seat when she was selected by Kristen Bicknell on Twitter and even though she took out Timothy Adams and stayed alive a few times, her run came to an end when her stack went in on the turn with pocket kings. Unfortunately for her, Dean Arsenie had hit a set of tens to send the Canadian out of the tournament without cashing either.
When play resumes on Day 2, the level duration will be increased to 30 minutes each. The first level of the day features a small blind of 70,000, a big blind of 140,000, and a running ante of 17,500. Ten levels of play are on the menu before the remaining players will break for Day 3.
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MILLIONS Online Main Event Prize Pool Details
After a heads-up battle of an hour and 45 minutes, Julien Sitbon has taken down the MILLIONS Online #16 Warm Up for $42,609 and $32,525 in bounties by defeating Matthew Eardley. The tournament attracted 92 entries to create a prize pool of $619,000 which easily surpassed the $500,000 which was guaranteed.
$1,050 MILLIONS Online #16 Warm Up High Roller Turbo Final Table Payouts
|2||Matthew Eardley||United Kingdom||$14,236||$42,546|
|7||David Coleman||United States||$4,234||$7,342|
A mere 5.5 hours were needed to get to a winner in the partypoker MILLIONS Online #17 High Roller Turbo which attracted 86 entries. In the end, it was Mitchell Blanchard who claimed the win for $47,237 by defeating Steve O'Dwyer heads-up with Luc Greenwood finishing on the podium too.
$2,100 MILLIONS Online #17 High Roller Turbo Final Table Payouts
|6||Phillip Mighall||United Kingdowm||$8,386|
The $2,600 The High Roller Big Game has come to a conclusion a few minutes ago with Andrii Novak walking away with the title after having agreed upon a heads-up deal with Viktor Ustimov for $73,578. Ustimov laid claim to $71,892 ahead of his fellow Russians, Wiktor Malinowski, and Arseniy Malinov, who finished in third and fourth place.
The High Roller Big Game Final Table Payouts
|7||David Coleman||United States||$14,615|
|8||Jason Koon||United States||$11,992|
*reflects a heads-up deal
Mary Pudmoreff, the winner of Kristen Bicknell's Main Event seat giveaway, has ran out of chips in the 12th level of the day. Holding , Pudmoreff got it in on a board with already a sizable pot brewing.
Unfortunately for her, Dean Arsenie had turned a set of tens with his and after the river, Pudmoreff's Main Event dream was over in 215th place.
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With late registration in the MILLIONS Main Event closed, a total of 493 players have showed up for Day 1B. Together with the 591 registered players on Day 1A, a total prize pool of $5,420,000 has been created.
The full payout of this event will be listed after the conclusion of Day 1B.