POWERFEST: Russia’s ‘PhileasFogg’ Grabs $25K Win for $643K

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'PhineasFogg' was the big - big - winner from Thursday's partypoker POWERFEST action.

The biggest buy-in event on the partypoker POWERFEST attracted a star-studded 105-player field on Thursday and not surprisingly, one of poker’s top-ranked online players emerged with the victory.

Russian ‘PhileasFogg‘, who reached the #2 spot on the PocketFives Rankings as recently as January, picked up $643,125 for winning the event. That score is four times as large as his previous career best. In August 2018, he won $160,888 for winning the PokerStars Sunday Million. ‘FMylife‘ finished as the runner-up for $459,375 while ‘udeservit’ picked up the bronze medal and $328,125. Viktor ‘Isildur1’ Blom finished fourth for $229,687.50.

British grinder ‘RobTv87‘ topped the 212-entry field in Event #53 High Roller ($1,050 Deep, Eight Max) to bank $43,226.80. Canadian ‘FrioPequeno‘ and Britain’s ‘Saiid92izi‘ won a respective $31,376 and $22,366 for finishing second and third.

TIMEXCNT‘ picked up the victory in Event #55 High Roller ($2,100 PKO, Eight Max) to win $30,369.89 and $45,579.58. He also finished sixth in Event #54 (SHR) for $131,250. Runner-up ‘FranBenitez91‘ earned $30,334.02 from the prize pool and collected an additional $14,142.18 in bounties. Laszlo ‘omaha4rollz’ Bujtas finished third and won $22,143,54 and $10,828.12 in bounties.

Bujtas wasn’t done there. He finished runner-up to ‘Sofie2019‘ in Event #56 Super High Roller ($5,200 Pot Limit Omaha, Six Max) to pick up $97,500. ‘Sofie2019 earned $156.403. Third place finisher ‘JgsNV‘ banked $60,000.

Event #53 High Roller ($1,050 Deep, Eight Max)
212 entries, $212,000 prize pool

  1. RobTv87 – $43,226.80
  2. FrioPequeno – $31,376
  3. Saiid92izi – $22,366
  4. Hanifbali1 – $16,536
  5. STORTjavlaGL – $11,660
  6. Sentapied99 – $8,904
  7. Chelsea72 – $6,572
  8. Loewe80 – $4,876

Event #54 Super High Roller Championship Event ($25,500 Eight Max)
105 entries, $2,625,000 prize pool

  1. PhileasFogg – $643,125
  2. FMylife – $459,375
  3. udeservit – $328,125
  4. Isildur1 – $229,687.50
  5. Equilibrium_x – $170,625
  6. TIMEXCNT – $131,250
  7. Boy-George – $105,000
  8. CanadianSanta – $85,312.50

Event #55 High Roller ($2,100 PKO, Eight Max)
179 entries, $366,950 prize pool

  1. TIMEXCNT – $30,369.89 + $45,579.58
  2. FranBenitez91 – $30,334.02 + $14,142.18
  3. omaha4rollz – $22,143,54 + $10,828.12
  4. Kaiser6878 – $15,844.08 + $2,100
  5. MortenVM – $11,071.77 + $6,628.12
  6. Maddonaa – $8,590.16 + $3,937.50
  7. rudiqa1 – $6,681.24 + $3,675
  8. STORTjavlaGL – $5,349.54 + $2,625

Event #56 Super High Roller ($5,200 Pot Limit Omaha, Six Max)
99 entries, $495,000 prize pool

  1. Sofie2019 – $156,403
  2. omaha4rollz – $97,500
  3. JgsNV – $60,000
  4. CanadianSanta – $43,750
  5. TakeYellow – $31,250
  6. SanchoPansa95 – $21,250

Event #57 High Roller ($530 Deep, Turbo, Eight Max)
124 entries, 63,550 prize pool

  1. ilushan – $15,569.76
  2. dartazz – $11,121.25
  3. JgsNV – $7,943.75
  4. Mitrandir88 – $5,560.62
  5. GlitchSystem – $4,130.75
  6. jimmi109 – $3,177.50
  7. petdet3ctive – $2,542
  8. RajonRando – $2,065.37