Christmas Freeze Day 5 was another action-packed day of freezeout tournaments that saw another 15 champions crowned and another $585,208 paid out. With 77 events now in the bag, $4,075,952 has been paid out!
Team partypoker’s Roberto “WelshWizard” Romanello came close to taking down one of the events, let’s take a look at which one.
Christmas Freeze: The Story So Far
- Events completed: 77
- Events remaining: 124
- Prize money awarded: $4,075,952
Christmas Freeze Day 5 Recap
Christmas Freeze #16-HR: $100K Gtd PKO Mix-Max
- Buy-in: $530
- Entrants: 168
- Prize pool: $100,000
- Place paid: 24
Roberto “WelshWizard” Romanello reached the final table of the Christmas Freeze #16-HR: $100K Gtd PKO Mix-Max but couldn’t quite get the job finished. Our Welsh grinder eventually busted in fourth-place for a $4,555 score, boosted by $2,928 worth of bounties.
Austria’s “Tartaruga13” was the next casualty, busting in third-place for a combined score worth $10,356, which left “TheRepoMan86” and “lipkinator” to lock horns heads-up for the title.
The win went to lipkinator of the United Kingdom who collected $13,922 plus $13,363 worth of bounties, resigning TheRepoMan86 to the $8,944 runner-up prize plus $328 from the bounty prize pool.
Christmas Freeze #16-H: $100K Gtd PKO Mix-Max
- Buy-in: $109
- Entrants: 767
- Prize pool: $100,000
- Place paid: 108
“Yattago” of Brazil turned on the samba style in the Christmas Freeze #16-H: $100K Gtd PKO Mix-Max and danced their way to victory. A win in this event netted the Brazilian $9,183 plus $4,225 worth of bounties after a heads-up deal with “Kelsethianstyle” who walked away with $8,113 from the main prize pool and $3,608 from the bounty prize pool.
Shout out to the others wh reached the final table, namely third-place finisher “KKR039” of Colombia, “AudereEstFacere” from Bulgaria, another Brazilian in the shape of “diegoyusuke” and the sixth-place finisher “wtfsitandgo” from Germany.
Christmas Freeze #18-HR: $100K Gtd PKO Mix-Max
- Buy-in: $1,050
- Entrants: 77
- Prize pool: $100,00
- Place paid: 12
Romanello almost reached the final table of the Christmas Freeze #18-HR: $100K Gtd PKO Mix-Max on Christmas Freeze Day 5 but fell in ninth-place for more than $2,300.
The player of the hour was the United Kingdom’s “Sw33ney” who walked away with the title of champion, $18,755 from the main prize pool and $15,063 worth of bounty payments, including the bounty on the heads of runner-up “ellis204” of Canada.
Ellis204 netted more than $15,000 in total for their runner-up finish, made up of $4,208 from the bounty prize pool and $11,692 for finishing in second-place.
Christmas Freeze Day 6 Schedule
Another 15 Christmas Freeze events are planned for Day 6. These 15 events have combined guarantees weighing in at $570,750. Good luck at the tables!
Don’t forget that all Christmas Freeze events are freezeouts so it is game over when you bust!
|18:00||Christmas Freeze #19-H: $50K Gtd 6-Max||$215|
|18:00||Christmas Freeze #19-M: $30K Gtd 6-Max||$55|
|18:00||Christmas Freeze #19-L: $5K Gtd 6-Max||$5.50|
|19:00||Christmas Freeze #20-HR: $100K Gtd PKO 6-Max||$530|
|19:00||Christmas Freeze #20-H: $100K Gtd PKO 6-Max||$109|
|19:00||Christmas Freeze #20-M: $50K Gtd PKO 6-Max||$33|
|19:00||Christmas Freeze #20-L: $30K Gtd PKO 6-Max||$11|
|19:00||Christmas Freeze #20-Mi: $10K Gtd PKO 6-Max||$3.30|
|20:30||Christmas Freeze #21-H: $5K Gtd PLO, 6-Max||$109|
|20:30||Christmas Freeze #21-M: $2.5K Gtd PLO, 6-Max||$22|
|20:30||Christmas Freeze #21-L: $750K Gtd PLO, 6-Max||$5.50|
|21:00||Christmas Freeze #22-HR: $100K Gtd PKO 6-Max Fast||$1,050|
|21:00||Christmas Freeze #22-H: $50K Gtd PKO 6-Max Fast||$215|
|21:00||Christmas Freeze #22-M: $30K Gtd PKO 6-Max Fast||$55|
|21:00||Christmas Freeze #22-L: $7.5K Gtd PKO 6-Max Fast||$5.50|
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