Millions Awarded, Two Titles in a Day in Superstorm Week 3

888Millions Superstorm Awards Millions to Players from Across the Globe!
The Millions Superstorm on 888poker completed its third week on Sunday. It has already awarded millions of dollars, with still millions more still to be won.

The Millions Superstorm on 888poker completed its third week on Sunday. The series began on September 10 and will run through October 11. It has already awarded millions of dollars, but there are still millions more to be won.

That includes the Day 2 of the $320 buy-in, $1 million guaranteed Main Event on Sunday, October 11. (Daily Day 1 flights for the ME are happening now.)

In last week’s recap, we highlighted the big storylines and winners from Week 2 of the series. Now we’re going to do the same from the third week of action.

Recent winners hail from countries that include (among others) –
・United Arab Emirates’

“nagidh” Captures Largest Prize of 888Millions Thus Far

On Tuesday night, the 888Millions $530 buy-in High Roller attracted 120 players who rebought 32 times. The $100,000 prize pool was paid out to the top 15 finishers. Some players to cash but fall short of the final table were “AUTISPOSTI” (14th – $2,100), “jpereth” (12th – $2,400), and “heroes333” (10th – 2,400).

After 7 hours and 24 minutes, it was “nagidh” of the United Arab Emirates emerging victorious! He captured a $25,000 top prize, the largest first-place prize of the series thus far.

The win surpasses the $23,000 Russia’s Maksim “MAMOHT_T” Mamonov who won in the high roller the week before.

Interestingly, Belarus’ “altabistt” finished eighth in the high roller. And they also topped a 499-entry field to win the $55 Mini High Roller – $30,000 GTD for $5,757.

High Roller Final Table Results

1st – “nagidh” (United Arab Emirate) … $25,000

2nd – “usainzeus25” (UK) … $17,000

3rd – “Chiqitas88” (Denmark) … $13,000

4th – “Fishmir” (Ukraine) … $9,250

5th – “SAMSCOTT3” (Canada) … $6,500

6th – “jancsi89” (N/A) … $5,250

7th – “Arbitrage27” (Denmark) … $4,250

8th – “altavistt” (Belarus) … $3,500

9th – “jarabe78” (N/A) … $2,750

“Creative.” Wins 2nd Title, Nearly Captures 3rd

In the first week of the series, Cambodia’s “Creative.” topped a 794-entry field to win the $109 Sunday Mega Deep for $18,890. This past week, they captured a second title.

They bested a 108-entry field in the $88 PKO 8-Max – $10,000 GTD for a $1,547.80 top prize. They also received a $1,641.25 progressive bounty for a total payout of $3,189.05.

As if winning two titles wasn’t enough, “Creative.” almost made it three! They finished second in a 248-entry field in the 888Millions Sunday Challenge PKO, good for $2,567.06.

Denying him the win was Belarus’ “AnySusan”, who won it for a $2,709 top prize plus the $2,926.54 progressive bounty.

“iVolsh” & “morphineS8” Each Win Two Titles in a Day
Winning two titles is impressive. But to do it in a single day pushes the accomplishment over the top. Amazingly, two players did it this week!

On Wednesday, Ukrain’es “iVolsh” navigated a 312-entry field to win the 888Millions $16.50 PKO – $5,000 GTD for $1,074.51. He then proceeded to best 861 entries and win the $7.50 PKO 8-Max – $6,000 GTD for $1,091.54.

Meanwhile, Sunday proved a profitable day for Armenia’s “morphineS8”. He first topped a 429-entry field to win the 888Millions $22 PKO – $8,000 GTD for $1,670.49. He then bested 193 entries to win the $55 PKO 6-Max – $10,000 GTD for $2,513.93.

It’s also worth noting that “Jesusisback” almost accomplished the feat as well. But his two title wins – both in the 888Millions $109 Mega Deep – came in back-to-back nights.

On Wednesday, he topped a 97-entry field to win it for $3,600. On the following night, he came out on top of a 110-entry field to win an additional $3,300.

Ukraine’s “yarik1903” Wins Sunday Special for $19,350

Sunday was special. The aptly titled $215 buy-in Sunday Special was live reported by PokerNews. It was also live-streamed on 888poker’s Facebook and YouTube channel.

The tournament saw 345 players rebuy 113 times, which meant the top 45 finishers got paid. Among those to cash were “ErwannP” (38th – $600), Sam “sammygrinder” Grafton (16th – $1,000).

Our very own 888poker Ambassador, Dominik “888Dominik” Nitsche finished a respectable 12th for $1,500.

At the final table, Ben “xLIVEPROx” Warrington was the first to fall. He lost a race with ace-king against the pocket jacks of “Holdababy”.

One big hand that helped propel “yarik1903” to the win came with six players remaining. That is when both “TKaliber” and “KToFTW” got their chips in preflop against the eventual champ.

“TKaliber”: 6♥6♣

“KToFTW”: Q♦Q♠

“yarik1903”: A♥K♠

The board ran out 4♠J♦7♠8♠9♠ and “yarik1903” four flushed with the king of spades to score the elimination.

“yarik1903” went on to face “Holdababy” in heads-up play. In the final hand of the tournament, the former shoved holding the K♠8♠ and the latter called off with the 2♥A♦.

The board ran out 8♦J♠8♥9♠6♥ and “Holdababy” had to settle for second place and a $14,500 payday.

“yarik1903” has more than $2.5 million in lifetime online earnings (including $250,000 on 888poker). He finished fifth in the 2018 XL Blizzard $250K High Roller for $17,500.

Sunday Special Final Table Results

1st – “yarik1903” (Ukraine) … $19,350

2nd – “Holdababy” (Germany) … $14,500

3rd – “WestCliff26” (N/A) … $11,000

4th – “stew_23” (UK) … $8,250

5th – “KToFTW” (Malta) … $5,700

6th – “TKaliber” (Germany) … $4,400

7th – “AUTISPOSTI” (Malta) … $3,400

8th – “kiskutya23” (Hungary) … $2,400

9th – Ben “xLIVEPROx” Warrington (UK) … $1,750

Live Streaming of Millions Superstorm Series
We will live stream the following upcoming events in the series:

Sunday, Oct 4 – 888 Millions Sunday Special – $100,000 GTD

Tuesday, Oct 6 – 888 Millions High Roller – $100,000 GTD

Sunday, Oct 11 – 888 Millions Superstorm ME – $1,000,000 GTD (DAY 2)

Follow our and channels for coverage.

The incomparable David Tuchman and Nick Wealthall are providing the commentary. Additionally, special guests, including 888poker ambassadors, will be joining them during the stream.

888 Millions Superstorm Winners
The month-long 888 Millions Superstorm will run through October 11. So, there are still plenty of opportunities to win.

Click here for more details and a look at the entire schedule.

In the meantime, here’s a look at some of those who’ve captured 888 Millions Superstorm titles in the latest week of action: