POWERFEST: Ben Tollerene Takes Down Super High Roller Championship

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Ben Tollerene beat a stacked final table to win the partypoker POWERFEST Championship event for $310K. (WPT photo)

Sunday, September, 16 was the biggest day yet of the partypoker POWERFEST series as 13 champions were crowned including Ben Tollerene who took down the $5,200 No Limit Hold’em Championship Event.

Tollerene took first place for $310,400 after he bested a 312 player field and a final table that featured some notable names. partypoker ambassador and recent MILLIONS Russia Main Event winner Anatoly ‘NL_Profit’ Filatov just missed out on a podium finish after he departed in fourth place for a six-figure score worth $114,660. The final three featured Tollerene, Jon Van Fleet and PocketFives #1-ranked ‘Drulitooo‘ with all three having steller records in POWERFEST events it would go right down to the wire.

Drulitooo‘ fell in third place for the bronze medal and $157,560, which left last year’s  MILLIONS Online winner Van Fleet up against Tollerene, who won the $25,000 POWERFEST Super High Roller for $846,722 this time last year also.

It was a heads-up battle for over $85,000, and it was to be Tollerene who got the better of Van Fleet to take the title, with Van Fleet banking $224,640 as runner-up.

The Event #97 High Roller: $1,050 PKO Championship Event title went to ‘nolet20‘ after they saw off 1,198 other players to win over $190,000. Russia’s ‘josef_shvejk‘ was looking to add a third POWERFEST title to his name but had to settle for the bronze medal and $48,019 + $16,938. ‘nolet20’ was then able to eliminate ‘whresmymind‘ in second place for $73,139 + $15,677, and the former banked the $102,214 first-place prize as well as a staggering $88,328 in bounty prizes. 

Canada’s ‘Mike_420‘ won $100,509 after victory in Event #96 High Roller: $530 NLHE. The 1,179 player field created a prize pool worth $589,500, and when the action got down to the final three it was to be Jonas ‘Palsgaard93’ Palsgård who was first to fall, and the Dane banked $47,218 for his deep run. ‘Jo1ntheparty‘ was the player up against ‘Mike_420’ in the final battle, but the former was unable to go the distance and departed with the silver medal worth $71,919, as ‘Mike_420’ picked up the title and the six-figure score. 

spinner2255‘ added over $100,000 to their bankroll after they got the better of ‘megustaestrecha‘ in Event #94 High Roller: $1,050 NLHE Deep PKO. Patrick ‘dotcotton1939’ Brooks claimed third place from the 664 player field and banked $29,083 + $8,125 (in bounties) before ‘megustaestrecha’ fell at the final hurdle and collected $43,093 + $24,647 in second place as ‘spinner2255’ picked up the title alongside $60,523 + $40,093. 

As the day’s events completed, there were also POWERFEST titles for ‘Malakastyle,’ ‘Louise Banks,’ Joao ‘Fitter..Happier’ Leao, Andy ‘TheScouse_AA’ Aspinall, ‘hasleloren,’ Billy ‘stub8orncnt’ Chattaway, ‘DaviAugusto,’ ‘superpro32‘ and ‘RosenheimCops.’

Event #93 High: $215 NLHE Deep
Entries: 988
Prize pool: $197,600

  1. Malakastyle – $33,987.20
  2. max84920 – $24,344.32
  3. prebzzz – $16,104.40
  4. Akameo – $10,788.96
  5. MoNddLeR – $7,647.12
  6. Derek Dumpster – $5,414.24
  7. IndianGipsyy – $3,793.92
  8. Serbia1952 – $2,568.80

Event #94 High Roller: $1,050 NLHE Deep PKO
Entries: 664
Prize pool: $677,280

  1. spinner2255 – $60,523.60 + $40,093.35
  2. megustaestrecha – $43,093.60 + $24,647.69
  3. dotcotton1939 – $29,083.20 + $8,125
  4. GangbaaangBob – $19,886.80 + $12,723.75
  5. jayser1337 – $13,877.60 + $5,362.50
  6. PhileasFogg – $10,092.80 + $10,238.51
  7. anti_pomba – $7,304 + $9,563.13
  8. Loewe80 – $5,112.80 + $1,820

Event #94 High: $215 NLHE Deep PKO
Entries: 1,831
Prize pool: $377,186

  1. Louise Banks – $30,779.91 + $18,165.29
  2. Vic_Vinegar – $21,825.52 + $4,134.63
  3. sejistar – $14,190.25 + $3,860.31
  4. Hudder5 – $9,447.96 + $4,607.73
  5. S7v7nEl1v1n – $6,683.15 + $3,808.56
  6. DDNAX12 – $4,650.74 + $3,074
  7. k2schogori – $3,204.25 + $2,629.72
  8. Yonas78 – $2,087.34 + $3,958.43

Event #96 High Roller: $530 NLHE
Entries: 1,179
Prize pool: $589,500

  1. Mike_420 – $100,509.75
  2. Jo1ntheparty – $71,919
  3. Palsgaard93 – $47,218.95
  4. ImReadyGambo – $31,597.20
  5. slfmdmllnr – $22,401
  6. GewoonBoef – $15,798.60
  7. Gary.Breenstein – $11,082.60
  8. POKERPRO2.0 – $7,427.70

Event #94 High: $109 NLHE
Entries: 2,696
Prize pool: $269,600

  1. Fitter..Happier – $43,574.13
  2. Procop13 – $30,828.76
  3. Surv1vorNo.1 – $19,834.47
  4. c.norris – $13,183.44
  5. Iwentworthl – $9,166.40
  6. Igburlamaqui – $6,254.72
  7. Reven4nt – $4,313.60
  8. pixxer_fixxer – $2,749.92

Event #95 Super High Roller: $5,200 NLHE Championship Event
Entries: 312
Prize pool: $1,560,000

  1. CowEyed – $310,400
  2. sordykrd – $224,640
  3. Drulitooo – $157,560
  4. NL_Profit – $114,660
  5. PokerG1rl69 – $81,120
  6. Kacakucy – $60,840
  7. PaLpAliZa – $42,900
  8. MaXiMuSpkr – $31,200

Event #97 High Roller: $1,050 PKO Championship Event
Entries: 1,199
Prize pool: $1,222,980

  1. nolet20 – $102,214.75 + $88,328.95
  2. whresmymind – $73,139 + $15,677.18
  3. josef_shvejk – $48,019.95 + $16,938.59
  4. ch1ck3nrobb3rr – $32,133.20 + $5,094.37
  5. bfzhang – $22,781 + $11,480.62
  6. Tenebrus321 – $16,066.60 + $9,518.44
  7. goodluckhavefun – $11,270.60 + $12,934.99
  8. mwhldwn – $7,553.70 + $10,091.25

Event #97 High: $215 NLHE PKO
Entries: 2,548
Prize pool: $524,888

  1. TheScouse_AA – $41,182.43 + $22,660.70
  2. cuficek – $29,136.38 + $7,312.04
  3. DBerglin – $18,745.63 + $6,191.09
  4. dbabdabda – $12,549.72 + $2,607.77
  5. VinnyCout – $8,663.20 + $1,644.66
  6. nipa3p3 – $5,911.36 + $2,252.49
  7. builder1987 – $4,076.80 + $2,468.65
  8. SchelampigaUhu – $2,598.96 + $5,677.40

Event #98 High Roller: $530 PLO Hi 6-Max
Entries: 210
Prize pool: $105,000

  1. hasleloren – $26,151.96
  2. TR22TR – $16,800
  3. Paul_Folder – $11,812.50
  4. alex2pairs – $8,557.50
  5. fetter_anton – $6,300
  6. TakeYellow – $4,200

Event #98 High: $109 PLO Hi 6-Max
Entries: 279
Prize pool: $30,000

  1. stub8ornCnt – $6,845.22
  2. gerdingboah – $4,575
  3. iikori – $3,300
  4. pixxer_fixxer – $2,400
  5. PinguDanceR – $1,650
  6. DaCus3 – $1,200

Event #99 High Roller: $530 NLE PKO Mix-Max Fast
Entries: 417
Prize pool: $213,712.50

  1. DaviAugusto – $20,850.10 + $23,982.06
  2. Creutz93 – $15,429 + $2,374.81
  3. Malapisk – $11,206.87 + $3,453.54
  4. WelshWizard – $7,900.06 + $4,852.16
  5. WhoDatt. – $7,900 + $3,076.17
  6. WickedWill25 – $3,961.50 + $2,780.85

Event #99 High: $109 NLE PKO Mix-Max Fast
Entries: 1,255
Prize pool: $130,520

  1. superpro32 – $9,711.61 + $5,817.29
  2. reallygamble – $7,404.50 + $1,799.93
  3. nhggfu1 – $5,631.43 + $2,775.28
  4. MoNddLeR – $3,931.66 + $2,209.16
  5. stub8ornCnt – $2,752.75 + $1,745.84
  6. ItsAMaaaanBaby – $1,609.16 + $280.12

Event #100 High: $109 NLE PKO Turbo
Entries: 659
Prize pool: $68,536

  1. RosenheimCops – $6,006.89 + $6,009.28
  2. rzsim – $4,276.91 + $847.97
  3. chenlingseng – $2,886.42 + $998.89
  4. CaBeH0k – $1,973.70 + $1,355.67
  5. Dudator – $1,377.31 + $1,055.53
  6. NutsInMacada – $1,001.68 + $835.31