KNOCKOUT: KO Series Wraps Up at Partypoker; Online Qualifiers Begin For Irish Poker Open

The KO Series recently concluded at partypoker with “Joel Osteen” taking the $320 High Main Event for $66,149.

That event attracted 1,915 entries for a  $574,500 prize pool with “b_bernardinh0” finishing runner-up for a total payday of $41,366.

The win brought an end to the bounty-busting action last weekend. The series featured 53 events and produced some other big winners as well. Here’s a look at the series and some other news from partypoker.

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The high buy-in Main Event wasn’t the only main event for players to check out during the series. The $33 Medium version also attracted 7,266 entries.

Of those, 1,054 returned for Day 2. In the end, “Snakeyes21” and “Roronoa_Zoro89” reached a deal in heads-up play. Roronoa_Zoro89 took the top spot as part of the agreement for $18,043 with Snakeyes21 as runner-up for $11,717.

In the final main event, “g4rm_HAHA” turned a $3.30 buy-in into a score of $1,833. That event brought in more than 5,800 entries.

Irish Poker Open qualifiers get underway

In other news, partypoker Live will partner to run the Irish Poker Open live for the first time since 2019. The series is set for April 11-18 at Citywest Hotel Dublin.

Partypoker hosted the series online in 2020 and 2021, but the popular European festival returns to the live felt this year. Those looking to qualify can head to the site for numerous qualifying opportunities.

The $1,050 Main Event runs April 13-18 with players able to secure a seat online in satellites starting at just one cent.

Centrolls award tickets to the €4.40 Phase 1 events. Those then moving on earn a seat in a €22 Phase 2 tournament. These players can then advance to a €109 final for a chance to win a Main Event seat.

For a complete Irish Poker Open preview and schedule, click here.

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