MicroMillions 7: KMP999 powers through the sunday field in Event #92 ($1+R 3x-Turbo, Sunday Spark Special Edition)
The storm's over.
After a slew of 9,490 players, 44,711 rebuys and 4,915 add-ons, only one player was left standing. It only took six hours, but the fighting, the shoving and the calling was fierce. After everything was called and shoved, KMP999 was the only player left with chips.
KMP999 started the final table as one of the shorter stacks but scored several eliminations later on and took the title.
Out of the $53,795.56 prize pool, 1,260 players took a slice. Out of them, KMP999 took the most, winning $7,638.49 for taking down Event #92. It was really a story of survival since players were faced with 3x-Turbo blinds. It was brutal, it was fast, it was the MicroMillions. It's all over now though.
While the storm has subsided, you can still see the carnage:
The final table
Seat 1: 7even_8ght - 24,417,985
Seat 2: nonononostop - 41,346,683
Seat 3: IamJK - 30,686,348
Seat 4: zagiew - 19,343,848
Seat 5: MaDDog_ST - 13,904,256
Seat 6: viktorbendi - 117,436,192
Seat 7: masol998 - 23,257,116
Seat 8: KMP999 - 19,859,372
Seat 9: Remez83 - 19,801,200
There were millions and millions of chips in play and MaDDog_ST was the first to lose of all them.
A few hands into the final table, MaDDog_ST moved all-in for 9.46 million from middle position. masol988 reshoved for 18.12 from the cutoff and everyone else folded. MaDDog_ST showed J♣Q♦ for his tournament life while masol988 had him dominated with A♥Q♥.
The board came 9♦[10h]3♦Q♦9♣ and we had our first final table elimination.
MaDDog_ST finished 9th and earned $416.91 for finishing 9th and things kept going quickly.
zagiew was chipped down to 11.24 million and moved all-in from the button. viktorbeni called from the small blind and we had another showdown.
The five communal cards came 8♦A♠4♦8♠6♦ and we had another elimination. zagiew was out in 8th and won $591.75.
A few hands later, 7even_8ght fell with sevens.
7even_8ght moved all-in for 12.17 million from the hijack and masol988 called from the big blind. 7even_8ght risked his tournament life with 7♦7♥ and was up against masol988's A♦6♥.
7even_8ght was in the lead until the 5♠4♥3♠J♦A♥ board gave masol988 an ace on the river. masol988 chipped up to 54.37 million while 7even_8ght took home $1,075.91 for finishing in 7th place.
KMP999 was was the short stack when we got down to six players, but then started chipping up and eliminating players.
After winning a few pots and rising to 44.12 million, KMP999 took the tournament down to five players. KMP999 moved all-in for 44.12 million from the cutoff and IamJK called all-in from the big blind.
IamJK was in the lead with A♠8♦ while KMP999 was holding Q♠J♠. The flop came [10h]A♦[10d] and IamJK hit a pair of aces. Then a K♣ came on the turn and KMP999 hit a straight. The river was a 2♥ and the final table lost another player.
IamJK earned $1,613.86 for finishing 6th and KMP999 rose to 71.69 million.
Then KMP999 won some more.
viktorbendi raised to 7.2 million from the button and KMP999 re-raised to 21.36 million from the big blind. The flop came 6♥2♥[10d] and KMP999 moved all-in for 56.36 million. viktorbendi called all-in and showed A♦6♦ to KMP999's J♠J♥. A Q♠ and a 3♥ completed the board and KMP999 took the lead with 124.04 million.
viktorbendi was eliminated and won $2,151.82 for finishing 5th.
KMP999 was on a streak and then took out two more in one hand.
KMP999 raised to 16 million from the button and Remez83 moved all-in for 21.08 million from the small blind. Action went to nonononostop on the big blind and the Chinese player reshoved all-in for 108.75 million.
KMP999 called and we had a three-way showdown.
The board ran [10h]Q♥A♦8♠[10d] and KMP999 hit a full house. Just like that, the tournament went heads-up.
KMP999 - 271,866,043
masol988 - 38,186,957
masol988 doubled up the first hand. masol988 moved all-in for 37.79 from the small blind and KMP999 called.
masol988 showed A♥6♥ and KMP999 tabled Q♦J♣. masol988 was in the lead and then hit an ace on the J♠A♠8♠7♠8♦ board.
A few hands later, masol988 did it again. KMP999 moved all-in for 253.68 million and masol988 called. KMP999 had 9♥5♥ and masol988 showed K♥[10h].
The board came 8♥6♣4♠[10c]A♦ and masol988 doubled up to 111.95 million. masol988 was on the rise but then fell a few hands later. masol988 raised to 9 million and KMP999 moved all-in for 245.38 million. masol988 called.
The final hand of the tournament was a flip.
KMP999 showed 3♥3♣ and masol988 had A♥9♣. The final board of the tournament read [10d]8♣A♦3♠A♠ and masol988 won $6,063.93 for finishing 2nd. We had a champion.
KMP999 won $7,638.49 and became the newest MicroMillions champion.
MicroMillions-092: $1+R No-Limit Hold'em 3x-Turbo, Sunday Spark Special Edition
Entrants: 9,490 (44,711 rebuys, 4,915 add-ons)
Prize pool: $53,795.56
Places paid: 1,260
1. KMP999 (Russia) $7,638.48*
2. masol988 (Greece) $6,063.93*
3. nonononostop (China) $4,034.66
4. Remez83 (Russia) $2,689.77
5. viktorbendi (Germany) $2,151.82
6. IamJK (Singapore) $1,613.86
7. 7even_8ght (Germany) $1,075.91
8. zagiew (Russia) $591.75
9. MaDDog_ST (Ukraine) $416.91
Denotes a two-way deal.
There goes #92. The MicroMillions are almost over but you still have a chance to get in on the fun. Check out the MicroMillions homepage for a full schedule of the remaining events.
Alexander Villegas is a freelance contributor to the PokerStars Blog.