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The Sunday Briefing: Shannon Shorr Among Sunday's Winners

Shannon Shorr

Four players earned six-figure paydays on Sunday, led by Mantas "bagoch" Bagočius. The Lithuanian took down the Sunday Million for $196,791. The Sunday Warm-Up also offered a six-figure first-place prize, $109,806.97, won by Vladislav "vladulaNko" Donchev. Shannon "basebal1b" Shorr also emerged victorious, topping the field in the Sunday 500 for $52,723.09. Frederik "Fred_Brink" Jensen and Joris "Tyren0" Ruys also posted first-place finishes and Joseph "subiime" Cheong settled for a runner-up performance.

PokerStars Sunday Million ($1M Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+$156,835$1,367,000

Among the notable finishes in the Sunday Million this week was Chris "d0r1t0s" McClung (30th - $2,857.03). The final table drew one of the United Kingdom's best in Marc "dean23price" Wright, as well as one of Australia's finest in Tim "weygang" English. The would finish in ninth and fourth places, respectively.

The final two players agreed to a deal and 11 hands later, Mantas "bagoch" Bagočius emerged victorious. On the final hand, with nearly a 4:1 chip lead, Bagočius three-bet shoved with {A-Spades}{9-Diamonds}. He ran into the {A-Diamonds}{J-Spades} of "WithoutAir," but the board ran out {K-Spades}{Q-Spades}{6-Spades}{K-Diamonds}{10-Spades} to give Bagočius the ace-high flush to lock up the victory.

To read more about this week's Sunday Million, head over to PokerStarsBlog.com.

PlacePlayerPrize
*1Mantas "bagoch" Bagočius$196,791
*2WithoutAir$164,917.20
3gjta$109,360
4Tim "weygang" English$75,185
5a$$ou$57,414
6NoiDoiAA$43,744
7teckidtq$30,074
8vadeinpace11$16,404
9Marc "dean23price" Wright$10,594.25

*denotes heads-up deal

PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up ($500K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+$153,497$699,400

Notable finishes in the Sunday Warm-Up include Adam "squee451" Sherman (20th - $1,783.47), Jose “papadelpoker” De La Guardia (23rd - $1,783.47), and Alex "joiso" Kostritsyn (35th - $1,573.65). On the line was a six-figure score of $109,806.97 and Vladislav "vladulaNko" Donchev bested the final table outright.

To read about this week's Sunday Warm-Up, head over to PokerStarsBlog.com.

PlacePlayerPrize
1Vladislav "vladulaNko" Donchev$109,806.97
2PIPI tapis!$81,829.80
34rebmun$57,700.50
4GEGENTOP$40,215.50
5pbychkov$29,724.50
6Kenny "ynd!" Shih$22,730.50
7o_omx$15,736.50
8alvikom$8,742.50
9Goldboy2005$5,595.20

PokerStars Sunday 500 ($300K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$500+$30792$396,000

Many notable players made deep runs in the Sunday 500, including Shyam "G's zee" Srinivasan (11th - $4,158), Chris "ImDaNuts" Oliver (12th - $4,158), Mario "Pokerccini" Puccini (14th - $3,366), Johan "busto_soon" van Til (15th - $3,366), and Jason "TeamWispy" Helder (16th - $2,574).

Helder, who won the Sunday Million two weeks ago, saw his performance bested by last week's Sunday Million winner. "JopperHarryN" finished in third place, while Shannon "basebal1b" Shorr earned top honors for $52,723.09.

PlacePlayerPrize
*1Shannon "basebal1b" Shorr$52,723.09
*2Jarcon86$37,837.78
*3JopperHarryN$47,849.58
*4Tiger0000000$51,471.55
5Big_nat123$19,958.40
6pokerpimps81$15,998.40
7raidalot$12,038.40
8Dominik "Bounatirou" Nitsche$8,118
9Martin Staszko$4,950

*denotes four-handed deal

PokerStars $109 Sunday Rebuy ($225K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$100+$91,018$326,500

Among those who went deep in the $109 Sunday Rebuy were Dylan "WhiteRabbito" Honeyman (13th - $2,775.25), Brian "brianm15" England (20th - $1,469.25), and Jason "jakoon1985" Koon (24th - $1,469.25). A three-handed deal took place at this notable-filled final table and "UT99PL/\YER" was the sole survivor.

PlacePlayerPrize
*1UT99PL/\YER$49,198.67
*2444446$43,642.90
*3Rens "Rens02" Feenstra$43,961.93
4PaDiLhA SP$24,487.50
5Tom "hitthehole" Middleton$17,141.25
62pacnrw16$13,876.25
7Randal "RandALLin" Flowers$10,611.25
8Tom "tollgate" Grigg$7,346.25
9treezer$4,571

*denotes three-handed deal

PokerStars Bigger $109 ($160K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$100+$93,088$308,800

Andras "and217" Kovacs (12th - $1,930), Morten "-MortenVM-" Mortensen (24th - $849.20), Andoni "Pollopopeye" Larrabe (25th - $849.20), and Charlie "hook2120" Hook (26th - $849.20) came up short of the Bigger $109 final table. "!Mp!yavv" topped the field, taking home $48,636.33.

PlacePlayerPrize
1!Mp!yavv$48,636.33
2Hans-jörg029$36,284
3progzx$25,939.20
4L-Ninho$17,756
5get$money262$13,432.80
6Chris "NigDawG" Brammer$10,344.80
7wazawskiHH$7,256.80
8Free100$4,174.97
9BeanTown8888$2,624.80

PokerStars Bigger $162 ($150K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$150+$121,671$250,650

The Bigger $162 drew a solid final table as Ashton "theASHMAN103" Griffin and David "dpeters17" Peters finished in fifth and eighth place, respectively. The outright win went to Frederik "Fred_Brink" Jensen for $41,119.79.

PlacePlayerPrize
1Frederik "Fred_Brink" Jensen$41,119.79
2ramastar88$30,078
3ItsMyReality$22,558.50
4jezicarabbit$16,793.55
5Ashton "theASHMAN103" Griffin$11,905.87
6estofesto$9,399.37
7N1clasM$6,892.87
8David "dpeters17" Peters$4,386.37
9tedbadger9$2,506.50

PokerStars Sunday 2nd Chance ($175K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+$151,329$265,800

Ankush "pistons87" Mandavia (10th - $2,365.62), Matt "mjw006" Wakeman (13th - $1,834.02), Ana Marquez (16th - $1,302.42), and Thayer "THAY3R" Rasmussen (17th - $1,302.42) made deep runs in the Sunday 2nd Chance. After a three-handed deal, Joris "Tyren0" Ruys took it down for $35,735.31.

PlacePlayerPrize
*1Joris "Tyren0" Ruys$35,735.31
*2GearUp777$36,181.54
*3Jimbo_Mo$32,796.23
4Ballertimes$18,499.68
5Frederik "Fred_Brink" Jensen$13,157.10
6espartaco60$10,499.10
7danger0us$7,841.10
8Negriin$5,183.10
9robertomsm$2,923.80

*denotes three-handed deal

PokerStars Sunday Storm ($300K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$10+$135,942$359,420

A three-handed deal took place in the Sunday Storm this week and when the dust settled, "777EFREM777" came away with the win for $30,144.39.

PlacePlayerPrize
*1777EFREM777$30,144.39
*2OboyNoy203$20,300.74
*3chyy$18,351.60
4NuttKickker$11,501.44
5Tom1_AuAg_CZ$7,907.24
6bitoq10$4,852.17
7blueskyxx$3,324.63
83akon$2,336.23
9Dahhhn$1,635.36

*denotes three-handed deal

PokerStars Sunday Kickoff ($100K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$100+$91,740$174,000

Joseph "subiime" Cheong looked primed to win the Sunday Kickoff fresh off of fourth-place finishes in the World Series of Poker Europe Main Event and EPT San Remo €10,000 High Roller event. With the chip lead heads-up, Cheong had "piper_kl88" in bad shape with {K-Diamonds}{J-Hearts} dominating {K-Spades}{10-Diamonds}. However, the {10-Clubs} hit the turn to give "piper_kl88" the chip lead before closing it out.

PlacePlayerPrize
1piper_kl88$27,840
2Joseph "subiime" Cheong$20,880
3ChristaBorg$15,660
4czeres$11,440.50
5athernu$8,265
6fredi933$6,438
7Tobbe_99$4,698
8Faiv$3,045
9RomeOpro$1,740

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