POWERFEST: ‘MelonsAreYum’ Grabs $105K in Bounties on Way to SHR Win

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'MelonsAreYum' picked up a massive score in partypoker POWERFEST Tuesday action.

Dutch player ‘MelonsAreYum‘ had one of the most dominant performances in partypoker POWERFEST history on Tuesday, beating out 130 other players to win Event #46 Super High Roller ($5,200 PKO 8 Max). ‘MelonsAreYum’ and Sweden’s ‘MOTHERSMATTERS‘ agreed to a heads-up deal that saw both players earn a touch more than $57,000. The difference between the two came in the bounties. ‘MelonsAreYum’ won an additional $105,503.14 along the way, bringing his total earnings to $163,323.91.

Another Swede, ‘STORTjavlaGL‘, picked up $42,027.59 and $18,931.24 in bounties for finishing third.

HungarysHero‘ topped the 180-player field in Event #45 High Roller ($1,050 Deep 8 Max) to win $39,834. Latvian ‘z4vor‘ finished runner-up for $28,620 while Sweden’s ‘Hanifbali1‘ ended up third for $20,880.

Three of the top-ranked players in the world went to battle in Event #47 High Roller ($530 Deep Turbo 8 Max). The #5-ranked online player in the world, ‘HellmuthTheGr8‘, picked up the victory for $15,569.76, beating the GPI #1-ranked player in the world, Alex ‘FkTHeseGuysBro’ Foxen heads-up. Foxen had to settle for a $11,121.25 runner-up score. Meanwhile, the #1-ranked online player in the world Romeo ‘SanityWaterline’ Romanovsky finished third for $7,943.75.

Austria’s ‘SchelampigaUhu‘ beat out ‘ReQui3m4‘ heads up to win Event #48 High Roller ($1,050 PKO Fast 8 Max) for $15,638.53. He also picked up $26,763.75 in bounties. ‘ReQui3m4’ had to settle for the $15,619.10 runner-up prize and $2,762.50 in bounties. Longtime PocketFiver Russell ‘rdcrsnn’ Carson finished in third placef or $11,140.80 and $8,190 in bounties.

Event #45-HR: $1,050 Deep 8 Max
180 entries, $180,000 prize pool

  1. HungarysHero – $39,834
  2. z4vor – $28,620
  3. Hanifbali1 – $20,880
  4. MortenVM – $14,940
  5. Specter_Litt – $10,440
  6. SchelampigaUhu – $8,100
  7. omgitsgiraf – $6,300
  8. Sheparentao – $4,950

Event #46-SHR: $5,200 PKO 8 Max
131 entries, $668,100 prize pool

  1. MelonsAreYum – $57,820.77* + $105,503.14 in bounties
  2. MOTHERSMATTERS – $57,755.18* + $3,900 in bounties
  3. STORTjavlaGL – $42,027.59 + $18,931.24 in bounties
  4. rudiqa1 – $29,769.54 + $25,796.87 in bounties
  5. Provoonlhme – $21,013.79 + $25,593.75 in bounties
  6. good-bye-PS – $16,635.92 + $1,300 in bounties
  7. SouhftFW – $13,238.68 + $2,600 in bounties
  8. joaosimaobh – $10,506.89 + $21,937.50 in bounties

Event #47-HR: $530 Deep Turbo 8 Max
124 entries, $63,550 prize pool

  1. HellmuthTheGr8 – $16,569.76
  2. FkTHeseGuysBro – $11,121.25
  3. SanityWaterline – $7,943.75
  4. niv2222 – $5,560.62
  5. LoSientoGrace – $4,130.75
  6. Hanifbali – $3,177.50
  7. sonmonedass – $2,542
  8. NL_Profit – $2,065.37

Event #48-HR: $1,050 PKO Fast 8 Max
194 entries, $197,880 prize pool

  1. SchelampigaUhu – $15,638.53 + $26,763.75 in bounties
  2. ReQui3m4 – $15,619.10 + $2,762.50 in bounties
  3. rdcrsnn – $11,140.80 + $8,190 in bounties
  4. letsgodancing – $8,236.79 + $3,851.25 in bounties
  5. Iafocafabla – $5,808 + $780 in bounties
  6. JJouhki – $4,435.19 + $5,460 in bounties
  7. Sami ‘LarsLuzak1’ Kelopuro – $3,273.59 + $4,550 in bounties
  8. DONKEY TEETH – $2,428.80 + $4,420 in bounties

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