The 2021 partypoker MILLIONS Online has crowned it’s fifth winner of the festival with old-school online grinder Justin Ouimette shipping the Millions Online #01 Mini Main Event on Wednesday evening.
In other news, Rayan Chamas leads the final 29 players in the two-day MILLIONS Online #05 $1,600 6-Max Knockout heading into tonight’s second and final day of action.
Read on to learn more about these events and more in the MILLIONS Online at partypoker.
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Justin Ouimette Wins the Millions Online #01 Mini Main Event ($184,507)
The Millions Online #01 Mini Main Event kicked off over the weekend with 1,127 entrants to generate a $1,127,000 prize pool in its two opening flights. The field was whittled down to a final table of just nine player after two more days of play on Monday and Tuesday.
Justin Ouimette entered last night’s final table in this event in fourth place and slightly more than 6 1/2 hours later he had all the chips in play to win the huge $184,507 top prize.
Ouimette is mostly known as an online grinder with nearly $4 million in cashes according to PocketFives, where he is currently ranked 143rd in the world, and secured his biggest win to date with last night’s big victory. This isn’t to say Ouimette hasn’t found success on the live felt as well as the Canadian has amassed more than $300,000 in live cashes according to The Hendon Mob.
Joining Ouimette on the podium were Joaquim Coutinho (second – $127,033) and Francois Pirault (third – $87,283).
Meanwhile, Laszlo Molnar entered the final table with the chip lead but wasn’t able to parlay this into a top three finish. Instead, he bowed out in fourth place for a respectable $57,011.
Finishing behind Molnar were Day 2 chip leader Daniel Smiljkovic (fifth – $39,049), Carlos Chadha-Villamarin (sixth – $30,147), Jamie O’Connor (seventh – $23,758), Day 1a chip leader Sebastian Camilo Toro Henao (eighth – $18,817), and Rui Miguel Nogueira Da Silva E Sousa (ninth – $14,827).
Millions Online #01 Mini Main Event Final Table Payouts
|3||Francois Pirault||United Kingdom||$87,283|
|7||Jamie O’Connor||United Kingdom||$23,758|
|8||Sebastian Camilo Toro Henao||Mexico||$18,817|
|9||Rui Miguel Nogueira Da Silva E Sousa||Croatia||$14,827|
Rayan Chamas Leads the Final 29 in the MILLIONS Online #05 $1,600 6-Max Knockout
The MILLIONS Online #05 6-Max Knockout boasted a $250,000 guarantee for a $1,600 buy-in. The event attracted 164 entrants on Day 1 with 29 players advancing to Day 2, which kicks off today at 7:05 p.m. GMT (2:05 p.m. EST).
All the players advancing to Day 2 are in the money for at least a min-cash of $1,660 in addition to any progressive bounties they have already collected along the way. Those that cashed, will be awarded some extra value with the tournament boasting $4,000 in overlay.
Rayan Chamas leads the way heading into the second and final day of action with a monster stack of 26,161,152 in chips. This equates to a whopping 327 big blinds with the today’s action beginning with blinds at 40,000/80,000 with a 10,000 ante.
Chamas has already collected a tournament-high $4,500 in bounties on Day 1 and is in a good position to add to that figure while also setting himself up for a big finish as he has more chips than his two nearest competitors combined in Alexandr Trofimov (12,712,156) and Joao Vieira (12,448,769).
Also starting Day 2 with an eight-figure chip stack are Joel Nystedt (10,473,869) and 2019 WSOP Main Event Runner-Up Dario Sammartino (10,122,032).
Top Ten Chip Stacks in the MILLIONS Online #05 $1,600 6-Max Knockout
|5||Guiseppe Dario Sammartino||Austria||10,122,032||127|
|6||Ronni Ravnholt Borg||Denmark||8,475,655||106|
|10||Richard Milne||United Kingdom||5,968,558||75|
Two Big Omaha Events Kick Off Today!
So far it has been no-limit hold’em dominating the action at the partypoker MILLIONS Online. That all changes today with two big Omaha events kicking off today starting at 7:05 p.m. GMT (2:05 p.m. EST).
Both the MILLIONS Online #06 Omaha High Roller and the MILLIONS Online #06 Mini Omaha High Roller share an identical structure with players in both tournaments starting with a huge stack of 1 million in chips and blinds increasing every 15 minutes. Both events will also crown a winner tonight.
The only differences in the two events are the buy-ins and guarantees. The Omaha High Roller boasts a $150,000 guarantee for a $3,200 buy-in, while the buy-in for the mini-version is trimmed down to $320 with a $25,000 guarantee.
Both events still have plenty of satellite and feeder tournaments running at partypoker for you to get into the action at a fraction of the cost.
Join the Love Party!
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After that you will be presented an easy-to-complete mission such as winning a cash game hand with a suited big slick. You will be awarded a random prize after you complete the mission which could include a MILLIONS Online ticket worth $55!
This is not all as partypoker also giving you the chance to claim a mystery prize this week simply by making a deposit using the ‘JOINPARTY’ deposit code between now and Feb. 24. The prize could be a freeroll ticket, a SPINS ticket, or even $50 in cold, hard cash!
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