Koon, Haxton Win Big As Last Weekend Of partypoker POWERFEST Approaches

After almost three weeks of action, players have just a few days left to get in on the partypoker POWERFEST action. There were plenty of big winners in the final week, including Team partypoker members Jason Koon and Isaac Haxton coming up just short of a title in the $500,000 Guaranteed Championship 6-Max PKO.

Final week of action

Tuesday brought some huge action for Week 3 of the POWERFEST with the kickoff of the $10,300 buy-in $2 Million Guaranteed Championship with 208 entries adding an extra $80,000 to that guarantee. Poker pro Chance “ChanceSeeYou” Kornuth took third in the event for $219,440 as he streamed his play Twitch.

“Alien_Army” and “mbtremendo” battled heads-up for the championship. In the end, mbtremendo took the title and $424,112. It was a nice few days for Alien_Army, who won $307,840. Alien_Army also won the $540 buy-in $200,000 Guaranteed PKO Mix-Max on Friday for $20,515 plus $5,434 in bounty cash.

If that weren’t enough, Tuesday featured a second $10,300 event in the $500,000 Guaranteed Championship 6-Max PKO. With 97 entries, the prize pool swelled to $970,000. Partypoker team members Isaac “Ike_Haxton” Haxton and Jason “Jason_Koon” Koon advanced to the final three. Ultimately, Haxton finished third for $116,400 and Koon took second for $189,150. “MysterioBrown” took the title for a nice $303,421 score.

The $1,050 buy-in $500,000 Guaranteed, also played on Tuesday, ended in a deal between the final two players. The event attracted 405 entries, just short of the guarantee, and “SUPERSCOUSER” and “TheFatMexican” split a combined first- and second-place prize pool of $161,350 for $80,675 each.

Emma “cr3zyem34” Fullarton highlighted Wednesday’s action after winning the $300,000 Guaranteed 6-Max event, which featured a $1,050 buy-in. Fullarton best a field that included 280 entries to win $68,452. MOTHERSMATT finished runner-up for $45,750.

The same day, 749 players bought in the $200,000 Guaranteed 6-Max for $215. “Duda850” and “farell8” ended up heads-up for the title, with Duda coming out on top for $34,000. Farell8 took $26,000 for finishing runner-up.

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Big weekend ahead

There is still plenty of fun for those looking for some poker at any buy-in level. So far, there have been 550 events played and more than $53.6 million awarded in prize money. As the weekend approached, 120 tournaments remain.

Thursday brings several major events – highlighted by the $3 Million Guaranteed Super High Roller. With a $25,500 buy-in, someone will take home a big payday in an event that is sure to attract plenty of poker sharks. Also on Thursday is the $500,000 Guaranteed Mix-Max ($1,050 buy-in), and Omaha fans will be pleased with the $200,000 Guaranteed 6-Max PLO  ($1,050 buy-in).

Plenty of big weekend action awaits with nice six-figure and $1 million guarantees. Here’s a look at some of the weekend’s highlights:

  • Friday, Sept. 21 – $300,000 Guaranteed 6-Max PKO  ($1,050 buy-in)
  • Saturday, Sept. 22 – $200,000 Guaranteed PKO  ($1,050 buy-in)
  • Sunday, Sept. 23 – $500,000 Guaranteed PKO  ($1,050 buy-in)
  • Sunday, Sept. 23 – $1 Million Guaranteed Championship ($5,200 buy-in)
  • Sunday, Sept. 23 – $1 Million Guaranteed Championship ($1,050 buy-in)

Along with those big buy-in events, there are also several $530 buy-in events with guarantees ranging from $50,000 to $300,000. Lower rollers also have numerous options, including events such as a $16.50 buy-in with a $30,000 guarantee and a $27.50 event for $50,000 guarantee.

Promotions

Partypoker offers several ways for players to win free tournament tickets. Check out the daily Click Card promotion where players can win POWERFEST buy-in tickets up to $5,200 in value.

The site is also running the series-long Leaderboards with $60,000 worth of MILLIONS Online tickets up for grabs. One additional way to win POWERFEST tickets for only $2.50 is to give one of the POWERFEST Sit & Go Jackpot tournaments a shot.

Cash game players aren’t left out. Of the POWERFEST promotions. During the daily Power Hour, cash game and fastforward players can earn double cashback points for an hour every day. There’s a promotion for everyone during this fun poker festival.

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There are only a few days left for your chance to get in on the action and take a shot at big money. For the complete POWERFEST schedule, click here.