Day 2 of the $2.1 million Monster Series III saw another 21 champions crowned and a cool $258,731 awarded to those who navigated their way into the money of these events.
Team partypoker’s Natalia “N4talB” Breviglieri managed to put together a deep run in one of the high event while streaming on Twitch, but ultimately fell short. Let’s take a look at three of the biggest events to see how they panned out.
Monster Series III: The Story So Far
- Events completed: 42
- Events remaining: 129
- Total prize money awarded: $696,091
Monster Series III: Day 2 Recap
Monster #10-High: $50K Gtd
- Buy-in: $33
- Entries: 1,725
- Prize pool: $52,620
- ITM: 248
The biggest prize of Day 2 went to “itmitmitmev” who took down the Monster #10-High: $50K Gtd, turning $33 into $8,095 after a heads-up deal with “pavadpoker”, who banked $7,023.
Team partypoker’s Renato “renatonomura” Nomura managed to finish in the money; he busted in 180th place for $71.03. By the time the final table was reached, everyone was guaranteed at least $599 for their effort.
“Ebalak28” was the final table’s first casualty and they were followed to the rail by “uvbncurnelled” who was the last player not to receive a four-figure score. “mrGreii” netted $1,336 for their sixth-place finish and they were joined on the sidelines by “ImaaPickleee”, “printsprint” and “ex6tence”, leaving pavadpoker and itmitmitmev to battle heads-up.
The final pair of players decided to strike a deal for the remaining prize pool and they shared more than $15,100 between them.
*reflects a heads-up deal
Monster #08-High: $20K Gtd Deepstack
- Buy-in: $22
- Entries: 1,053
- Prize pool: $21,060
- ITM: 136
“Trauma12” enjoyed a $3,622 boost to their bankroll after outlasting 1,052 opponents in the Monster #08-High: $20K Gtd Deepstack. Trauma12 locked horns with “CaptainWhale” heads-up in a battle for the title and the lion’s share of the prize pool.
It was a battle that saw trauma12 harpoon CaptainWhale to secure the $3,622 top prize and resigned the runner-up to a $2,594 consolation prize.
The top four finishers all locked up a four figure score for their $22 investment. “elcheck” crashed out in fourth-place for $1,149 with “Radcadabra” netting $1,716 for their third-place exit.
Monster #09-High: $30K Gtd 6-Max PKO
- Buy-in: $27.50
- Entries: 1,435
- Prize pool: $37,668
- ITM: 204
Team partypoker’s Natalia “N4talB” Breviglieri looked set to become a Monster Series champion in the Monster #09-High: $30K Gtd 6-Max PKO but her impressive run ended in a 13th place finish from 1,435 entrants.
Breviglieri collected $143.50 from the main prize pool plus an additional $47,27 from the bounty prize pool having sent three opponents to the rail.
Talking of bounties, we have to give a special mention to “mammino17” who busted in 19th place for $107.62 but they sent 22 players to the showers for bounty payments of $606.51!
Fourth-placed “Bectolo4” collected 16 bounties, the second-most of anyone in the tournament, with the eventual champion “quequieh” banking $2,691 for their victory plus an additional $3,191 for the 15 bounties they scalped along the way.
Monster Series III: Schedule for Day 3
Another 21 Monster Series events are scheduled for Day 3 of the festival on Tuesday 31st July. They kick off at regular interval from 15:00 CET through to 01:00 CET and have combined guaranteed prize pool worth a cool $205,000.
There is a great mix of different formats to choose from, although two events in particular look incredible value. Look out for Monster #15-High: $20K Gtd PKO at 15:00 CET costing $27.50 to enter and the Monster #17-High: $50K Gtd PKO at 19:00 CET that costs $33 to buy into.
|15:00||Monster #15-High: $20K Gtd PKO||$22|
|15:00||Monster #15-Med: $5K Gtd PKO||$5.50|
|15:00||Monster #15-Low: $1.5K Gtd PKO||$1.50|
|17:00||Monster #16-High: $30K Gtd 6-Max||$27.50|
|17:00||Monster #16-Med: $10K Gtd 6-Max||$7.50|
|17:00||Monster #16-Low: $3K Gtd 6-Max||$2.20|
|19:00||Monster #17-High: $50K Gtd PKO||$33|
|19:00||Monster #17-Med: $20K Gtd PKO||$11|
|19:00||Monster #17-Low: $7.5K Gtd PKO||$3.30|
|20:30||Monster #18-High: $5K Gtd 6-Max PLO||$22|
|20:30||Monster #18-Med: $1.5K Gtd 6-Max PLO||$5.50|
|20:30||Monster #18-Low: $500 Gtd 6-Max PLO||$1.50|
|21:00||Monster #19-High: $20K Gtd Fast||$33|
|21:00||Monster #19-Med: $7.5K Gtd Fast||$11|
|21:00||Monster #19-Low: $2.5K Gtd Fast||$3.30|
|23:00||Monster #20-High: $10K Gtd 6-Max Turbo PKO||$27.50|
|23:00||Monster #20-Med: $3K Gtd 6-Max Turbo PKO||$7.50|
|23:00||Monster #20-Low: $1K Gtd 6-Max Turbo PKO||$2.20|
|01:00||Monster #21-High: $5K Gtd 6-Max Hyper||$22|
|01:00||Monster #21-Med: $1.5K Gtd 6-Max Hyper||$22|
|01:00||Monster #21-Low: $500 Gtd 6-Max Hyper||$22|
Monster Series III Promotions
We have a trio of Monster Series promotions that are dripping with value and you can get involved in all three.
First, there’s a daily Cash Game Monster Hour where you earn double cashback points for 60-minutes by playing in cash games and at our fastforward tables.
Second, we will be tweeting and posting on our social media channels during the week asking you to log into your partypoker account via a computer and check to see if you have won a free Monster Series ticket. There is a 50 percent chance of winning a ticket, so make sure you log in during the time specified.
Lastly, play in at least 10 Monster Series events and we’ll enter you into a random draw where you can win a share of $5,000 worth of MILLIONS Online satellite tickets. A total of 365 tickets have to be won and they have values of $5.50, $22 and $109.
Learn more via this blog article.
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