Christian Rudolph Wins the partypoker MILLIONS Online High Roller ($230,258)

Christian Rudolph

The MILLIONS Online is almost a wrap at partypoker with one event to go.

Yesterday witnessed Christian Rudolph and David Yan win big after the duo agreed to a heads-up deal in the MILLIONS Online #26 $10,300 High Roller for approximately $230K each with Rudolph crowned the champion.

Meanwhile, the MILLIONS Online #28 Mega High Roller boasted an even bigger buy-in of $102,000. Florian Loehnert is in the captain’s seat with more than half the chips in play with six players remaining.

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

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Christian Rudolph Win the MILLIONS Online #26 High Roller ($230,258)

The MILLIONS Online #26 High Roller was a two-day event that attracted some of the biggest names in poker thanks to the event’s huge $1 million guarantee for a $10,300 buy-in.

The guarantee was crushed with 116 entrants coming out in full force on Day 1 to generate a $1,160,000 prize pool.

The first day concluded with the field down to 20 players with all returning players guaranteed at least a min-cash of $20,351. The final table was reached after Ivan Zufic and Daniel Dvoress were eliminated in eighth and ninth place for a $34,490 payout.

The final table was loaded with poker superstars. Justin Bonomo (third – $130,538), Christoph Vogelsang (fourth – $89,742), Day 1 chip leader Juan Pardo Dominguez (fifth – $65,845), partypoker Ambassador Mikita Badziakouski (sixth – $51,284), and Marius Gierse all hit the rail leaving Christian Rudolph and David Yan left facing off for the title.

Rudolph and Yan agreed to a heads-up deal with both players banking approximately $230K for their efforts. Rudolph was crowned the winner to add another amazing achievement to his already impressive poker resume.

Mikita Badziakouski
partypoker Ambassador Mikita Badziakouski finished in sixth place.

MILLIONS Online #26 High Roller Final Table Results

Place Player Country Prize
1 Christian Rudolph Austria $230,258*
2 David Yan New Zealand $229,664*
3 Justin Bonomo Canada $130,538
4 Christoph Vogelsang United Kingdom $89,472
5 Juan Pardo Dominguez United Kingdom $65,845
6 Mikita Badziakouski Slovenia $51,284
7 Marius Gierse Austria $41,484

*Reflects heads-up deal.*

Florian Loehnert Commands Massive Lead with Six Remaining in MILLIONS Online #28 Mega High Roller

The MILLIONS Online #28 Mega High Roller boasted a massive $102,000 buy-in along with a $3 million guarantee. The final prize pool increased to $3.5 million with 35 entrants getting into the action during yesterday’s Day 1.

After slightly more than 7 1/2 hours of play on Day 1, the field was trimmed down to just six hopefuls, each guaranteed a payout of $222,785 with their eyes on the huge $1,310,715 top prize.

Tonight’s final table will kick off at 7:15 p.m. GMT (2:15 EST) with Florian Loehnert well in command with a huge stack of 18,264,000 in chips for more than half the chips in play.

Closest behind Loehnert but still miles away are Michael Addamo (6,012,230), Artur Martirosian (4,711,496), and Jake Schindler (2,327,000).

Meanwhile, two players that were at the final table in the MILLIONS Online High Roller yesterday will be at another big final table today. partypoker Ambassador Mikita Badziakouski, who finished sixth in the High Roller will enter this final table with a fifth-place chip stack of 1,960,918, while Christoph Vogelsang, who finished fourth in the High Roller currently has the shortest stack in the Mega High Roller with 1,723,754 in chips.

Blinds will begin at 50,000/100,000 with a 12,500 ante and increase slowly at every 25 minutes for the first two blind levels before increasing an even slower 30 minutes per level after that. Expect tons of exciting action with the average stack of the six final table players still pretty high at 58 big blinds per player.

MILLIONS Online #26 High Roller Final Table Chip Counts

Place Player Country Chips Big Blinds
1 Florian Loehnert Austria 18,264,200 183
2 Michael Addamo United Kingdom 6,012,230 60
3 Artur Martirosian Russia 4,711,496 47
4 Jacob Carl Schindler Mexico 2,327,402 23
5 Mikita Badziakouski Slovenia 1,960,918 20
6 Christoph Vogelsang Austria 1,723,754 17
Total 35,000,000 350
Average 5,833,333 58

MILLIONS Online #26 High Roller Final Table Payouts

Place Prize
1 $1,310,715
2 $805,000
3 $525,000
4 $364,000
5 $269,500
6 $222,785

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