partypoker’s $30 million guaranteed KO Series began on Sunday 8th September, and it had lots of actions. About more than $5million was dispersed to winning players in 26 events that kicked off on the first day of the event.
Team partypoker players such as Day “daykotoviezy” Kotoviezy and Roberto “R_Romanello” Romanello were among players that bagged big in the opening day of the event. Day “daykotoviezy” Kotoviezy came second in the $215 KO Series #02-: $300K Gtd 8-Max for $24,018, and R_Romanello” Romanello also finished runner-up in $215 KO Series #01-H: $200K Gtd 8-Max for $17,747.
But one player that was astonishing during play on the first day of the $30 million guaranteed KO Series was Team Online’s Jaime Staples, as he had his best scores to win his first-ever prize.
Highlights of $30 million guaranteed KO Series Day 1
Jaime Staples of Team Online has the best score on $2,100 KO Series #03-HR: $750K Gtd 8-Max event. The Canadian player already bagged $8,015 plus his bounty payments when he had attained the eight-handed final table. The amount of money he won doubled when he surpassed the eight-handed final table.
“Doggidog” fell into the 8th place and “PhatToad” was the next player to fall to win $10,988 plus an impressive $15,782 worth of bounties. The sixth-place had “NowNowNow” for $15,815 plus $11,172 to stamp Staples’ biggest online cash.
“WorshipMe_7” was the player that beat Staples after he moved all-in from the button for 6,211,492. However, Staples 2,716,076 stack from the small blind with couldn’t win the game during play. WorshipMe_7’s struck Staples’ hand. Staples fell to the fifth place and his $21,31 prize was boosted by $13,945 from the bounty prize pool. There were no doubts that WorshipMe_7 managed his chips well to win the event, as he defeated “Nicky_Larson90” for the title after “DonDaLong” and “Bijzettafel” fell in the fourth and third-place separately.
KO Series #02-SHR: $750K Gtd 8-Max event
Furthermore, Day1 also featured the $5,200 buy-in KO Series #02-SHR: $750K Gtd 8-Max event, which had a buy-in of $5,200 with a field of 154. This event was conquered by “Jackychannn” to win $67,972 plus $94,412 worth of bounties for a combined $162,384. However, the runner-up of the game was partypoker’s “Greenstone25,” and his second-place finish made the online operator’s account increase by $67,895 plus $5,037.
KO Series #03-H: $750K Gtd 8-Max
The winner of the KO Series #03-H: $750K Gtd 8-Max – with a buy-in of $320 and a field of 1,831 – was “Spalekstar.” The player went home with $60,822 as cash prize plus $25,278 from the bounty prize pool, totaling $86,100.
“Mr.Anderson71” secured the second place in the event to win $60,729 main prize pool prize and $11,205 worth of bounties.
$30M Gtd KO Series Day 1 Results
|KO Series #01-H: $200K Gtd 8-Max||NewNameNewLuck||$27,976|
|KO Series #01-M: $100K Gtd 8-Max||reactoonz1||$15,675|
|KO Series #01-L: $20K Gtd 8-Max||Sofia28062017||$3,550|
|KO Series #01-Mi: $5K Gtd 8-Max||ELProfesor10||$611|
|KO Series #02-SHR: $750K Gtd 8-Max||Jackychannnn||$162,384|
|KO Series #02-HR: $500K Gtd 8-Max||iplaypoker||$83,861|
|KO Series #02-H: $300K Gtd 8-Max||BRAER_71RUS||$41,710|
|KO Series #02-M: $125K Gtd 8-Max||Koos Roekeloos||$10,840|
|KO Series #02-L: $20K Gtd 8-Max||Apasqualotto||$1,920|
|KO Series #03-HR: $750K Gtd 8-Max||WorshipMe_7||$129,525|
|KO Series #03-H: $750K Gtd 8-Max||Spalekstar||$86,100|
|KO Series #03-M: $200K Gtd 8-Max||RogerioFederer||$22,602|
|KO Series #03-L: $40K Gtd 8-Max||DaEtoZhestko||$4,311|
|KO Series #03-Mi: $5K Gtd 8-Max||DonCzonson||$586|
|KO Series #04-HR: $150K Gtd PLO 6-Max||Str8_2Jail||$52,543|
|KO Series #04-H: $75K Gtd PLO 6-Max||Meiko87||$19,348|
|KO Series #04-M: $30K Gtd PLO 6-Max||PocketPasi99||$5,320|
|KO Series #04-L: $5K Gtd PLO 6-Max||Vallaton||$1,162|
|KO Series #05-HR: $300K Gtd 8-Max Fast||dartazzzz||$58,393|
|KO Series #05-H: $150K Gtd 8-Max Fast||IRa1se||$20,535|
|KO Series #05-M: $75K Gtd 8-Max Fast||oslik||$8,635|
|KO Series #05-L: $10K Gtd 8-Max Fast||savvik0s99||$1,380|
|KO Series #06-HR: $150K Gtd Mix-Max 8-6 Turbo||Van_Vian_Van||$26,872|
|KO Series #06-H: $50K Gtd Mix-Max 8-6 Hyper||leo.major||$7,266|
|KO Series #06-M: $20K Gtd Mix-Max 8-6 Hyper||DrRoachHeadily||$60,000|
|KO Series #06-Mi: $5K Gtd Mix-Max 8-6 Hyper||Zdravstvuite||$689|