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Theologis Denies Mateos in MILLIONS Online Mix Max Win; Parssinen Wins Omaha High Roller

Alexandros Theologis

The MILLIONS Online crowned four new winners at partypoker on Friday, March 5 including Alexandros Theologis, Eelis Parssinen, Daniel Koloszar, and Joshua Hoesel.

Meanwhile, Harald Sammer bagged the chip lead in the partypoker MILLIONS Online Closer on Day 1a.

Read on to learn more about the biggest recent events in the MILLIONS Online at partypoker.

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Alexandros Theologis Beats Adrian Mateos to Win the MILLIONS Online #23 Mix-Max ($74,937)

Adrian Mateos
Adrian Mateos finishes in second place.

The MILLIONS Online #23 Mix-Max boasted a $3,200 buy-in along with a generous $300,000 guaranteed prize pool. The guarantee was just met with 100 entrants getting into the action.

The one-day event, which lasted slightly more than 8 1/2 hours, featured a unique format featuring eight-max action for the first 15 blind levels. The rest of the way was six-max barring the seven-max final table.

Two players with Union Jack flags but from different countries in Greece's Alexandros Theologis and Spain's Adrian Mateos battled it out in heads-up play. Mateos was denied the title and had to settle for the runner-up prize of $49,929 after Theologis beat the Spanish poker superstar to win his first MILLIONS Online title along with the $74,937 top prize.

The final table was full of superstars. Rui Ferreira joined Theologis and Mateos on the podium before he bowed out in third place for $34,855. Others at the final table outside of the top three included Pavel Plesuv (fourth - $24,014), William Foxen (fifth - $17,718), Andrii Novak (sixth - $13,956), Samy Ouellani (seventh - $10,072).

Patrick Leonard, who fell just short of a final table appearance, finished the best among the partypoker Ambassadors with a tenth-place performance for $7,860.

Meanwhile, Daniel Koloszar won a mini-version of this event featuring a $320 buy-in and a $66,000 guarantee to bank the $13,138 top prize.

MILLIONS Online #23 Mix-Max Final Table Results

1Alexandros TheologisUnited Kingdom$74,937
2Adrian Mateos DiazUnited Kingdom$49,929
3Rui FerreiraNetherlands$34,855
4Pavel PlesuvMoldova$24,014
5William FoxenCanada$17,718
6Andrii NovakUkraine$13,956
7Samy OuellaniNetherlands$10,072

Eelis Parssinen Wins the MILLIONS Online #24 6-Max Omaha High Roller ($80,891)

The MILLIONS Online #24 6-Max Omaha High Roller was another one-day event taking place on Friday, March 5. The event boasted a $200,000 guaranteed prize pool for a $5,200 buy-in. The guarantee was crushed by 25 percent with 50 entrants getting into the action.

The event, which took less than seven hours from start to finish, featured three Finnish players at the final table. Samuli Sipila (sixth - $13,950) and Sami Kelopuro (seventh - $12,006) were the first two players eliminated at the final table, while fellow Finn Eelis Parssinen shipped the event for $80,981 for the biggest prize of the day after defeating Brazil's Dante Fernandes (second - $49,736) in heads-up play.

Maximilian Lehmanski (third - $32,437), Ka Kwan Lau (fourth - $22,489), and Adam Hendrix (fifth - $16,651) were also at the final table collecting five-figure cashes.

In related news, Joshua Hoesel won the mini-version of this event featuring a $530 buy-in and a $53,000 prize pool for $11,439 after agreeing to a heads-up deal with Robert Svedin (second - $10,621).

MILLIONS Online #24 6-Max Omaha High Roller Final Table Results

1Eelis ParssinenFinland$80,981
2Dante FernandesBrazil$49,736
3Maximilian LehmanskiAustria$32,437
4Ka Kwan LauAndorra$22,489
5Adam HendrixMexico$16,651
6Samuli SipilaFinland$13,950
7Sami KelopuroFinland$12,006

Harald Sammer Bags Day 1a Chip Lead in the MILLIONS Online #25 Closer

Harald Summer
Harald Sammer bagged the Day 1a chip lead in the Closer.

The Closer is a progressive knockout two-day event boasting a tasty $500,000 prize pool for a $1,050 buy-in. The event features three opening flights on March 5-7 with players playing down to a winner on Day 2 on March 7. There is also a mini-version of this event featuring a $200,000 guarantee for a $109 buy-in running with the same format.

Harald Sammer is in the captain's chair in the Closer after bagging a stack of 15,683,283 on Friday's Day 1a. Also heading into Day 2 from the Day 1a field with at least 10 million in chips were Andre Marques (13,265,460), Pavel Veksler (12,556,992), and Fernando Ferreira (12,114,515).

Meanwhile, Dominik Nitsche also will head into Day 2 with a big stack after accumulating 8,444,342 in chips on Day 1a.

Day 1b will take place on Saturday, March 6 at 7:05 p.m. GMT with players having one final chance to advance on Day 1c on March 7 at 3:05 p.m. GMT. Day 2 will quickly follow Day 1c with the opening bell ringing on March 7 at 7:05 p.m. GMT.

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