It was another great day for members of Team partypoker as Renato Nomura navigated his way to a pair of KO Series final tables.

Another 19 KO Series events crowned their champions and $2,657,444 was awarded across those events. With three days of KO Series remaining, the total prize money paid out stands at $27,273,021 meaning the $30 million guarantee is likely to be smashed out of the park.

  • Events completed: 222
  • Events remaining: 61
  • Prize money awarded: $27,273,021

$30M Gtd KO Series Day 12 Recap

KO Series #54-HR: $75K Gtd PLO 6-Max

  • Buy-in: $1,050
  • Entries: 123
  • Prize pool: $125,460
  • ITM: 18

Our Brazilian sensation Renato “renato_nomura” Nomura always excels in our major festivals. Nomura triumphed in a KO Series the last time we ran our PKO festival. He also has a POWERFEST victory on his resume. Noura almost binked another KO Series title last night, but fell agonisingly short.

Nomur was one of 123 entrants in the KO Series #54-HR: $75K Gtd PLO 6-Max. This field played for a $125,460 prize pool, almost three-times the advertised guarantee.

“Alexander_Great” busted from the final table in sixth-place for $2,874 which they boosted with $2,681 from the bounty prize pool. “Dandelion32892” was blown over in fifth-place before “bye-bye-PS” finished in fourth-place only a couple of days after several other deep runs.

Ironically, a player called “NOLIMITHOLDEM” fell in third-place in this Pot-Limit Omaha event, leaving Nomura and “Shaundeeb” as the last players standing. Sadly, for our hero at least, Nomura crashed out in second-place. This was worth a combined $11,872 while our champion scooped $34,578.

Place Player Prize Bounties
1 Shaundeeb $11,780 $22,798
2 renato_nomura $11,768 $1,040
3 NOLIMITHOLDEM $8,311 $2,031
4 bye-bye-PS $5,887 $260
5 Dandelion32892 $4,328 $5,931
6 Alexander_Great $2,874 $2,681

KO Series #54-H: $40K Gtd PLO 6-Max

  • Buy-in: $215
  • Entries: 196
  • Prize pool: $40,376
  • ITM: 24

Nomura put together another deep run in the $215 buy-in KO Series #54-H: $40K Gtd PLO 6-Max. He was among the 196 entrants who created a $40,376 prize pool. Nomura’s teammate Joao “XjoaosimaoX” Simao was eliminated in 10th place in this event, leaving Nomura to fly the Brazilian flag.

“Chinese_Fish” was the first casualty of the final table and they were joined on the payout table by “Totya891026” who collected a combined $3,154. Nomura’s run then came to an abrupt stop in fourth-place, a finish worth $2,253.

“BadGirl1955” was the penultimate bust-out, leaving “Chinahouse” and “PapaKolya” to lock horns heads-up for the title and the lion’s share of the prize pool. It was the latter who emerged from the battle unscathed and with a $8,165 prize in their partypoker account. Our runner-up, although disappointed not to win, padded their bankroll with $5,665.

Place Player Prize Bounties
1 PapaKolya $3,592 $4,573
2 Chinahouse $3,588 $2,077
3 BadGirl1955 $2,524 $760
4 renato_nomura $1,829 $424
5 Totya891026 $1,346 $2,168
6 Chinese_Fish $897 $490

KO Series #53-HR: $500K Gtd 8-Max

  • Buy-in: $2,100
  • Entries: 242
  • Prize pool: $500,000
  • ITM: 32

The largest prizes of the day came in the KO Series #53-HR: $500K Gtd 8-Max event, as you would expect from a $2,100 buy-in tournament.

It was “TheBigGuy” who lived up to their alias, coming out on top of a 242-strong field to secure a combined prize weighing in at $99,231. The BigGuy defeated “kristian150” heads-up to lock up the title and the near six-figure prize, resigning kristian150 to $64,237.

Earlier at the final table, high stakes KO Series event regular “GimmeHummus” busted in eighth-place for $6,157 plus $6,693 from the bounty prize pool. Another familiar name in “PUCKBOUCHARD” also reached the final table, falling in fourth-spot for $20,880 and an additional $6,693 worth of bounty payments.

Place Player Prize Bounties
1 TheBigGuy $39,644 $59,587
2 kristian150 $39,595 $24,642
3 Dark_Matter $28,242 $4,200
4 PUCKBOUCHARD $20,880 $6,693
5 Beavis $14,723 $8,793
6 YouGotTheDud $11,243 $19,884
7 nexthandplease $8,298 $4,626
8 GimmeHummus $6,157 $6,693

$30M Gtd KO Series Day 12 Results

Event Champion Total prize
KO Series #52-HR: $250K Gtd 8-Max hotsince92 $44,877
KO Series #52-H: $200K Gtd 8-Max Timetopop87 $23,938
KO Series #52-M: $50K Gtd 8-Max MasterCheck $8,161
KO Series #52-L: $10K Gtd 8-Max FiniteL $1,317
KO Series #53-HR: $500K Gtd 8-Max TheBigGuy $99,231
KO Series #53-H: $250K Gtd 8-Max Hit-and-run $42,369
KO Series #53-M: $100K Gtd 8-Max HexVeldluis $13,155
KO Series #53-L: $25K Gtd 8-Max Shamrock_Malph $3,131
KO Series #53-Mi: $5K Gtd 8-Max highjack $538
KO Series #54-SHR: $250K Gtd PLO 6-Max KamelAAsAA $122,472
KO Series #54-HR: $75K Gtd PLO 6-Max Shaundeeb $34,578
KO Series #54-H: $40K Gtd PLO
6-Max
PapaKolya $8,165
KO Series #54-M: $10K Gtd PLO
6-Max
FunGuy $1,819
KO Series #54-L: $2.5K Gtd PLO 6-Max Vladimir M $439
KO Series #55-HR: $200K Gtd 8-Max Fast BreakingTheLAW $35,870
KO Series #55-H: $100K Gtd 8-Max Fast wikidipidi $13,465
KO Series #55-M: $50K Gtd 8-Max Fast Yohan $6,009
KO Series #55-L: $10K Gtd 8-Max Fast so-what $1,260
KO Series #56-HR: $100K Gtd 8-Max Turbo The0neWh0Kn0cks $25,313

$30M Gtd KO Series Day 13 Schedule

Day 13 takes place on Friday 20th September! Nineteen more events kick off that have $910,000 worth of guaranteed prize pools to play for.

Win your way into the biggest events by playing out $5 KO Series SPINS or via the many satellites that start at only $0.22. More details of those satellites can be found here.

Time (CET) Event Buy-in
18:00 KO Series #57-HR: $150K Gtd 6-Max $530
18:00 KO Series #57-H: $100K Gtd 6-Max $109
18:00 KO Series #57-M: $50K Gtd 6-Max $33
18:00 KO Series #57-L: $10K Gtd 6-Max $5.50
20:00 KO Series #58-HR: $200K Gtd 8-Max $1,050
20:00 KO Series #58-H: $150K Gtd 8-Max $320
20:00 KO Series #58-M: $175K Gtd 8-Max $55
20:00 KO Series #58-L: $5K Gtd 8-Max $11
20:00 KO Series #58-Mi: $5K Gtd 8-Max $2.20
20:30 KO Series #59-HR: $50K Gtd PLO 6-Max $1,050
20:30 KO Series #59-H: $30K Gtd PLO 6-Max $215
20:30 KO Series #59-M: $10K Gtd PLO 6-Max $33
20:30 KO Series #59-L: $2.5K Gtd PLO 6-Max $5.50
22:00 KO Series #60-HR: $25K Gtd PLO 6-Max Big Ante $1,050
22:00 KO Series #60-H: $15K Gtd PLO 6-Max Big Ante $215
22:00 KO Series #60-M: $10K Gtd PLO 6-Max Big Ante $33
22:00 KO Series #60-L: $2.5K Gtd PLO 6-Max Big Ante Fast $5.50

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