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Julien Sitbon Wins the partypoker MILLIONS Online #16 Warm Up ($75,134)

Julien Sitbon

The MILLIONS Online crowned four new winners at partypoker including Julien Sitbon, Espen Uhlen Jorstad, Mitchell Blanchard, and Torbin Winther Sorensen.

Meanwhile, Peter Jetten bagged the chip lead in the partypoker MILLIONS Online Main Event, which you can read more about in the dedicated Main Event recap.

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Julien Sitbon Wins the MILLIONS Online #16 Warm Up ($75,134)

The MILLIONS Online #16 boasted a $1,050 buy-in along with a generous $500,000 guaranteed prize pool. A total of 619 entrants came out in full force during the events three opening flights to generate a $619,000 prize pool to smash the guarantee.

A smaller field of 92 players came back for Sunday's Day 2, each guaranteed at least a min-cash of $1,137 in addition to any bounties collected along the way.

After a little more than nine hours of play, French poker pro Julien Sitbon, who was waving the Union Jack flag at partypoker, came out on top to win the $42,609 top prize along with $32,525 in bounties to collect a grand total of $75,134.

Sitbon bested Matthew Eardley (second - $56,783) in heads-up play with Matias Federico Gabrenja (third - $39,898) also finishing on the podium.

Others at the final table were Vitalii Pankov, (fourth - $29,741), Joseph Lalor (fifth - $25,800), Andres Korn (sixth - $17,623), David Coleman (seventh - $11,577), Daniel Smyth (eighth = $13,887), and Theo Arnoldi (ninth - $6,772).

In other news, Norwegian poker pro living in the United Kingdom Espen Uhlen Jorstad managed a big haul in the mini-version of this event featuring a $109 buy-in and a $267,100 after shipping this event for $15,635 in prize money in addition to $11,157 in bounties to bank a grand total of $26,792.

Espen Uhlen Jorstad
Espen Uhlen Jorstad wins the Mini Warm-Up.

MILLIONS Online #16 Warm Up Final Table Results

PlacePlayerCountryPrizeBountiesTotal Prize
1Julien SitbonUnited Kingdom$42,609$32,525$75,134
2Matthew EardleyUnited Kingdom$42,546$14,236$56,783
3Matias Federico GabrenjaArgentina$28,390$11,508$39,898
4Vitalii PankovRussia$18,531$11,211$29,741
5Joseph LalorIreland$12,757$13,043$25,800
6Andres KornArgentina$9,881$7,742$17,623
7David ColemanCanada$7,342$4,234$11,577
8Daniel SmythIreland$5,903$7,984$13,887
9Theo ArnoldiCanada$4,741$2,031$6,772

Mitchell Blanchard Wins the MILLIONS Online #17 High Roller Turbo ($47,327)

Stephen O'Dwyer
Stephen O'Dwyer finished in second place.

The MILLIONS Online #17 High Roller Turbo was a one day event featuring a $2,100 buy-in that took slightly more than 5 1/2 hours of play from start to finish on Sunday evening.

The tournament attracted 86 entrants to generate a $172,000 prize pool to crush the $100,000 guarantee slapped onto this event.

Mitchell Blanchard bested Stephen O'Dwyer in heads-up play to win the $47,237 top prize. O'Dwyer walked away with a nice consolation prize of $30,269, while Luc Greenwood was also on the podium with a third-place finish valued at $20,657.

Ivan Zufic (fourth - $14,611), Steven Clark (fifth - $10,751), Phillip Mighall (sixth - $8,386), and Kevin MacDonald (seventh - $6,912) were among the earlier casualties at the final table.

In related news, Torbin Winther Sorensen shipped the mini-version of this event featuring a $215 buy-in and a $49,200 prize pool for the $9,430 top prize.

MILLIONS Online #17 High Roller Turbo Final Table Results

1Mitchell BlanchardCanada$47,237
2Stephen O'DwyerNetherlands$30,269
3Luc GreenwoodCanada$20,657
4Ivan ZuficCroatia$14,611
5Steven ClarkCanada$10,751
6Philip MighallUnited Kingdom$8,386
7Kevin MacDonaldCanada$6,912

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