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The Sunday Briefing: Nick "caecilius" Petrangelo Wins PokerStars Sunday Million

Sunday Briefing

It was a weekend to remember for Nick "caecilius" Petrangelo. One day after winning Event #14 of the Full Tilt Online Poker Series (FTOPS) XXI for $36,872, Petrangelo outlasted nearly 7,000 players to win the PokerStars Sunday Million outright for $209,354. Other big earners on Sunday were Niall "Firaldo87" Farrell, Jamie "pokerjamers" Armstrong, Steve "MrTimCaum" O'Dwyer, Jason "jakoon1985" Koon and Jeff "jeff710" Hakim.

Here's a look at the results from the Sunday Majors at PokerStars:

PokerStars Sunday Million ($1M Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+$156,882$1,376,400
PlacePlayerPrize
1Nick "caecilius" Petrangelo$209,354
2Str8$$$Homey$154,845
3le bison$110,112
4Borso888$75,702
5R&O--UL$57,808
6muratfb$44,044
723noraB$30,280
8nipe1955$16,516
9Pasiu$10,667

Notable finishes: Ondrej "Vinkyy" Vinklarek (32nd - $2,876), Nikolai “YaGotBurnt” Sears (37th - $2,601) and Steve "mcnallyville" McNally (54th - $2,394).

PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up ($500K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+$153,378$675,600
PlacePlayerPrize
*1Chaz D 87$88,979.86
*2GiegelGagel$77,468.80
*3antirigik$74,403.73
4Jason "jakoon1985" Koon$38,847
5nederen_dk$28,713
6szusza84$21,957
7shipopatamus$15,201
8glhf99$8,445
9bluffDany$5,404.80

*denotes three-handed deal

Notable finishes: Peter "Belabacsi" Traply (10th - $4,053.60), Tom "hitthehole" Middleton (17th - $2,026.80) and Anton "antesvante" Wigg (19th - $1,722.78).

PokerStars Sunday 500 ($300K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$500+$30786$393,000
PlacePlayerPrize
1Pthelegend$70,740
2Steve "MrTimCaum" O'Dwyer$51,090
3jayjay908$38,121
4EB8500$28,492
5sinergetic69$19,807
6Ben "NeverScaredB" Wilinofsky$15,877
7vovtroy$11,947
8WushuTM$8,056
9alextrev1111$4,912

Notable Finishes: Thiago "XTheDecanoX" Nishijima (16th - $2,554), Patrick "pmahoney22" Mahoney (17th - $2,554), Ryan "RJules12" Julius (25th - $1,807) and Naoya "nkeyno" Kihara (30th - $1,611).

PokerStars $109 Sunday Rebuy ($225K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$100+$91,027$322,900
PlacePlayerPrize
1Niall "Firaldo87" Farrell$59,736.50
2Brandon "Mazurite" Rollinson$43,268.60
3Jeff "jeff710" Hakim$32,390
4Anjeyyy$24,217.50
5steinvik90$16,952.25
6Greenstone25$13,723.25
7Be@trixKiddo$10,494.25
8vip25459$7,265.25
9Nick "OBVAMENTS" Kamen$4,520.60

Notable Finishes: Sergey "gipsy74" Rybachenko (10th - $3,390), Rasmus "mrvogt" Vogt (15th - $2,744), Ryan "ryanghall" Hall (20th - $1,453), Jordan "iMsoLucky0" Morgan (21st - $1,453) and Brandon "oncommand" Meyers (23rd - $1,453).

PokerStars Bigger $109 ($160K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$100+$92,975$297,500
PlacePlayerPrize
1eddymaksound$47,005.62
2herkijj$35,105
3belgarion55$24,990
4N1clasM$17,400.77
5€urop€an$12,941.25
6Beg4Mercy!0$9,966.25
7Michal_N11$6,991.25
8Kotyhka$4,313.75
9Rob_10108$2,528.75

Notable Finishes: Mattias "goodvibe1" Neu (21st - $892) and Reed "reeda205" Hensel (22nd - $892)

PokerStars Bigger $162 ($150K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$150+$121,635$245,200
PlacePlayerPrize
*1patasss$34,831.96
*2Drewer11$34,831.96
3sk2ll_m0dR$22,072.50
4betuun$16,431.75
5Seth "SFisch4" Fischer$11,649.37
6SirCedric$9,196.37
7Joe3207$6,744.37
8Nakomata$4,291.87
9gue1968$2,452.50

*denotes heads-up chop

Notable finishes: Ronald "just2awsum" Lee (12th - $1,937.47), Doug "imcastleman" Dicken (13th - $1,520.55) and Chris "cdbr3799" Dombrowski (19th - $956.47).

PokerStars Sunday 2nd Chance ($175K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+$151,301$260,200
PlacePlayerPrize
1Jamie "pokerjamers" Armstrong$44,910.52
2jayjay908$32,525
3apostolis20$24,719
4PHChar$18,109.92
5theyjamin$12,879.90
6salaliitto$10,277.90
7Eay_U_Up_ha$7,675.90
8MastAAce08$5,073.90
9katenok3388$2,862.20

Notable finishes: Tom "tollgate" Grigg (24th - $1,092.84).

PokerStars Sunday Kickoff ($100K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$100+$91,715$171,500
PlacePlayerPrize
183jessica$28,134.80
2one cat army$20,580
3Paul "Paolo69" Foltyn$15,435
4Bigdaft$11,490.50
5hopezACE$8,146.25
6CYAN_MERLIN$6,431.25
7acske$4,716.25
8l44dor$3,001.25
9ACE0219$1,715

*PokerStars Sunday Million and Sunday Warm-Up data obtained from PokerStarsBlog.com

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