Earlier this month, PartyPoker Ambassador Patrick Leonard said that September is the “best time of the year” for online poker grinders like him.
He’s already grabbed a title during this year’s MILLIONS Online, winning the $1,050 buy-in The Grand for $29,731, and narrowly missed out on another this weekend.
He finished sixth in the $1,050 6-Max PKO Championship for just over $13,500. But he wasn’t done there. He was also one of 24 players who advanced to Day 2 of the PartyPoker MILLIONS Online Main Event.
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partypoker MILLIONS Online Main Event Day 1c
Several familiar names were among the top 10 chip counts after Day 1c of the partypoker MILLIONS Online Main Event, with Andras Nemeth leading the way. Online grinders Marius Gierse other Benjamin Rolle also featured among the chip leaders.
Leonard also bagged for Day 2, along with Nicholas Astedt, Christopher Frank other William Cassouf.
|4||Pablo Brito Silva||Brazil||11,808,611|
|7||Saimonas Norvaisas||United Kingdom||8,607,128|
|9||Patrick Hyllegaard Pedersen||Denmark||7,209,515|
|10||Bernardo Da Silveira Dias||Brazil||7,107,565|
Sweden’s Shine in the PartyPoker MILLIONS Online Main Events
Party Poker Ambassadors Yuri Dzivielevski other Matthew Staples were also unable to advance, along with former PartyPoker MILLIONS Online Main Event winners Benjamin Chalot and last year’s winner Endrit Geci.
The current leader heading into Day 2 is Gabrielle Re who bagged a commanding chip lead in the first flight earlier this month.
|events||entries||Advanced||Chip leader||prize pool|
|PartyPoker MILLIONS Online Main Event Day 1a||152||23||Gabrielle Re (27,674,473)||$456,000|
|PartyPoker MILLIONS Online Main Event Day 1b||117||18||Simon Mattson (16,010,939)||$351,000|
|PartyPoker MILLIONS Online Main Event Day 1c||159||24||Andras Nemeth (17,982,932)||$477,000|
There are three further flights in the PartyPoker MILLIONS Online Main Eventstarting this Sunday, with two more flights on Monday, September 26 ahead of Day 2.
|Sep-25||19:05||PartyPoker MILLIONS Online Main Event Day 1d||$2,000,000|
|Sep-26||14:05||PartyPoker MILLIONS Online Main Event Day 1e||$2,000,000|
|Sep-26||17:05||PartyPoker MILLIONS Online Main Event Day 1 Turbo||$2,000,000|
|Sep-26||20:05||PartyPoker MILLIONS Online Main Event Day 2||–|
|Sep-27||20:05||PartyPoker MILLIONS Online Main Event Final Table||–|
Near Miss For Staples as Löfberg Takes Down The Grand
With Patrick Leonard having won the earlier $1,050 The Grand in the PartyPoker MILLIONS Online festival, fellow PartyPoker Ambassador Jaime Staples narrowly missed out on accomplishing the feat in Event #09, finishing third for $14,881.
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The event attracted a total of 159 entries, with eventual winners Klas Lofberg claiming the first prize of $30,273, becoming the latest MILLIONS Online champion.
PartyPoker MILLIONS Online Event #09: The Grand Final Table Results
|2||Manuel Bueno Fernández||Austria||$21,280|
|4||Fabrice Bigot||United Kingdom||$10,194|
|10||Tomas Fara||Czech Republic||$3,278|
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|multiplier||1st Prize||Frequency in 1M Games|
|3.64||$109 MILLIONS online tickets||238,526|
|5.4||$162 MILLIONS online tickets||40,000|
|10.67||$320 MILLIONS online tickets||15,000|
|17.67||$530 MILLIONS online tickets||5,000|
|35||$1,050 MILLIONS online ticket||1,000|
|52.5||$1,575 MILLIONS online ticket||500|
|106.67||$3,200 MILLIONS online ticket||250|
Will Shillibier is based in the United Kingdom. He graduated from the University of Kent in 2017 with a BA in German, and then studied for a NCTJ Diploma in Sports Journalism at Sportsbeat in Manchester. He previously worked as a freelance live reporter, and video presenter for the World Poker Tour.