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Dzivielevski Among First Bounty Builder Turbo Series Champions

Yuri Dzivielevski

The first 24 of a scheduled 184 Bounty Builder Turbo Series events are in the bag, and plenty of big names have padded their bankrolls in those events. Yuri “theNERDguy” Dzivielevski was one of those top pros.

Dzivielevski came out on top of a 118 strong field in the $5,200 NLHE 8-Max Titans Event, a tournament with a $500,000 guaranteed prize pool, although PokerStars paid out $590,000.

The eight-handed final table was a star-studded affair, as you would expect from such a high buy-in tournament. It grew less shark-infested with the exit of Adrian “Amadi_017” Mateos in eighth place. Mateos banked $29,118 thanks to accumulating $18,281 worth of bounties along the way. Only the eventual champion secured a larger bounty payment!

Lucas “YRWTHMELTHR” Greenwood and Argentinian superstar Damian “pampa27” Salas were the next players to bow out. Greenwood walked away with $17,737 while Salas scooped $19,303.

Then came the elimination of Pascal "Päffchen" Hartmann in fifth place. Hartmann reeled in a $32,675 prize before former WSOP Main Event champion Martin “M.nosbocaJ” Jacobson fell by the wayside in fourth, a finish worth $30,073. Amazingly, Jacobson did not send a single opponent to the showers on the way to his fourth place finish.

Heads-up was set when Will “hellzito” Arruda ran out of steam in third place. Arruda netted $51,080.

Dzivielevski and Estonia’s “ULOSEMFKR!!” fought it out one-on-one fr the lion’s share of the remaining prize pool. The bounty payments were huge by this stage, so there was a lot on the line. The Estonian could not find a way past their Brazilian opponent and had to be content with a $71,792 payout. Dzivielevski, on the other hand, got his hands on $169,760.

Bounty Builder Turbo Series 07: $5,200 NLHE 8-Max Titans Final Table

PlacePlayerCountryPrizeBountiesTotal Prize
1Yuri "theNERDguy" DzivielevskiBrazil$57,378$112,382$169,760
2ULOSEMFKR!!Estonia$57,378$14,414$71,792
3Will "hellzito" ArrudaBrazil$38,815$12,265$51,080
4Martin "M.nosbocaJ" JacobsonUnited Kingdom$30,073 $30,073
5Pascal "Päffchen" HartmannAustria$23,300$9,375$32,675
6Damian "pampa27" SalasArgentina$18,053$1,250$19,303
7Lucas "YRWTHMELTHR" GreenwoodCanada$13,987$3,750$17,737
8Adrian "Amadi_107" MateosUnited Kingdom$10,837$18,281$29,118

Peru Has a Bounty Builder Turbo Series Champions

“xXROMmMEOXx” of Peru is a Bounty Builder Turbo Series champion after they outlasted 13,185 opponents in the special edition of the Sunday Million. PokerStars paid out $1,318,600, almost a third more than the advertised $1 million guarantee! Half the pot went onto the heads of each entrant, with the remaining 50% shared among the top 2,366 finishers.

All but two of the nine players at the final table secured a five-figure payout, but still enjoyed a healthy return on their $109 investment.

By the time there were only two players remaining, xXROMmMEOXx and “POG_Q4”, the main prize pool paid out more than $55,000. Someone, however, was going to win almost $40,000 worth of bounties! xXROMmMEOXx was that someone after the Peruvian defeated the Brazilian in the final clash of the tournament.

First place, with bounties included, weighed in at $94,407, while the runner-up saw their poker arsenal reloaded with $69,540, which is plenty of ammunition for the remainder of the Bounty Builder Turbo Series.

Bounty Builder Turbo Series 05: $109 NLHE Sunday Million Final Table

PlacePlayerCountryPrizeBountiesTotal Prize
1xXROMmMEOXxPeru$55,573$38,834$94,407
2POG_Q4Brazil$55,564$13,976$69,540
3RecedevusTRussia$33,913$6,831$40,744
4tiltinhaBrazil$24,611$3,351$27,962
5Shabs86United Kingdom$17,860$5,409$23,269
6Guga970001Luxembourg$12,961$2,248$15,209
7POMAAKTAYKazakhstan$9,406$7,952$17,358
8KumoZingUnited Kingdom$6,825$1,799$8,624
9pavers88Japan$4,953$4,534$9,487

First 24 Bounty Builder Turbo Series Results

Check out the first 24 Bounty Builder Turbo Series champions in the table below. Some of the prizes are eye-popping! Perhaps we will see your name in the winner’s table of our next update?

Event No.FormatEntrantsPrize PoolChampionPrize (Inc. Bounties
01$109 NLHE 8-Max Sunday Kickoff, $100K Gtd1,414$141,400DouM$17,681
02$55 NLHE 8-max Series Starter, $150K Gtd3,787$189,350poyo123$19,475
03$215 NLHE Heads-Up Total KO Zoom, $100K Gtd592$118,400beginer92$13,080
04$22 NLHE Mini Sunday Million, $250K Gtd19,734$394,680marjan1231$21,668
05$109 NLHE Sunday Million, $1M Gtd13,186$1,318,600xXROMmMEOXx$94,407
06$1,050 NLHE 8-Max Sunday HR, $750K Gtd735$750,000Fabiano “Kovalski1” Kovalski$116,478
07$5,200 NLHE 8-Max Titans Event, $500K Gtd118$590,000Yuri “theNERDguy” Dzivielevski$169,760
08$215 NLO8 6-max Hyper-Turbo, $75K Gtd344$75,000WhatifGod$13,369
09$22 NLHE 8-Max, $125K Gtd12,172$243,440ilyxaengia$18,024
10$109NLHE 6-Max Big Short: 20BB, $75K Gtd1,433$143,300Ilya “Leqenden” Anatsky$17,586
11$530 NLHE Sunday Cooldown, $250K Gtd852$426,000OYHEMAMUT$51,479
12$55 NLHE 6-Max Hyper-Turbo Mini Sunday Supersonic, $175K Gtd$212,034temnik7707$23,037 
13$22 NLHE 6-Max Hyper-Turbo, $35K Gtd2,974$62,305mastakid$7,056
14$55 NLHE 8-Max Deep Stacks, $80K Gtd3,348$167,400Nilson “Cabeca Rush” Junior$15,389
15$22 NLHE Freezeout, $75K Gtd5,402$108,040AT_prodotico$9,717
16$215 NLHE, $200K Gtd1,483$296,600Gabriel “gabsdrogba” Schroeder$39,321
17$55 NLHE 8-Max Mini Bounty Builder HR, $200K Gtd6,001$300,050petersonmach$28,341
18$22 PLO 6-Max, $30K Gtd2,443$48,860Brendan “DAEHBONK” Naughton$6,315
19$109 NLHE 6-Max Win the Button, $175K Gtd1,593$175,000Amauri410$20,229
20$530 NLHE 8-Max Hyper-Turbo, $150K Gtd442$225,207Peter “twirlpro” Turmezy$44,636
21$55 NLHE 6-Max, Short: 15BB, $60K gtd1,742$87,100CircoZalle$10,622
22$215 NLHE 8-Max Freezeout, $80K Gtd605$121,000Alfred “Kzzon” Karlsson$18,313
23$55 NLHE 6-Max Hyper-Turbo Daily Supersonic, $85K Gtd2,145$112,355XdusselX$13,376
24$22 NLHE 6-Max Hyper Turbo Fast Hyper, $20K Gtd2,371$49,672Michieljonker$5,824

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