Philipp Gruissem’s Flashy Weekend

Philipp Gruissem’s Flashy Weekend

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Germany’s Phillip Gruissem celebrated a victory this February 5th in the Powerfest event at Partypoker. The 30-year old competed in some Powerfest events in the partypoker virtual felt and the weekend went flashy for the German.

He won the $500,000 guaranteed Main Event for $80,779. He then finished sixth in the $1,000,000 guaranteed Main Event for an additional $41,320 and also reached another final table. Gruissem’s $3,058,099 online winnings and $10,135,305 live tournament winnings proves that he is arguably one of the best poker players of his generation.

However, “ Algorhytm” won the largest cash haul in a field of 211 players in the $1,000,000 Gtd Super High Roller, turning $5,200 into $226,825 in the partypoker event.

The other huge triumph’s included the partypoker account of “ gotthereagain” winning the $1,000,000 guaranteed Main Event for a bankroll-boosting $175,610, “ReggaeDiBaralho” won the $100,000 Gtd Freezeout for $17,170, “sstoyanov1” winning the $150,000 Gtd Freezeout for $19,082 and “RIP_HARAMBE” who attained the $300,000 Gtd High Roller for $63,791.


On the other side, Anton “MORTIIIIIIII” Herrmann of Sweden won the $215 Sunday Million over at PokerStars, and banked $129,686. “pokerjoe485” finished as the runner-up for $93,000 and “good2850” captured the third place collecting $105,669.

Some of the other victories included “ bienballa” - won the $109 Sunday Starter for $6,899, “Bulben” - won the Big $162 for $6,013, “johnnyCASH90” won the $109 Sunday Kickoff for $19,707 and “dddscorpion” won the Hot $162 for $7,870.


OMGsete” from UK was victorious in 888poker’s biggest Sunday tournaments with the $32,688 in the $120,000 Whale. It is a $600 buy in tournament and attracts some of the best poker players in the business.

Whereas, “ 888Stoyan” won the $120,000 Mega Deep in the field of 731 players in the $215 buy in event. Germany’s“overthetop33” turned $215 into blistering $10,674.90 in the $40,000 Turbo Mega Deep. Lastly, Rocco “sephir0t” Palumbo grabbed top spot in the $50,000 Sunday Crocodile, nearly $12,426.