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Sunday Briefing: Martin Jacobson Wins PokerStars Sunday Supersonic

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  • Martin Jacobson wins the PokerStars Sunday Supersonic in 1.75 hours, netting $46,220.50.

The 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event champion, Martin Jacobson, added yet another online poker tournament title to his name this weekend when he emerged victorious in the PokerStars Sunday Supersonic.

Playing as "M.nosbocaJ," Jacobson navigated his way through a field of 1,308 opponents in the hyper-turbo six-max tournament. After 1.75 hours, Jacobson was the last player standing and collected $46,220.40 for an hourly rate of approximately $26,410.

Although impressive, Jacobson's victory was not the largest at PokerStars on Sunday, that honor went to Ireland’s “stardust167” who triumphed in the Sunday Million. There does not appear to be much information about the mysterious Irish player, but we discovered that he won a $215 ticket via a $7.10 sit-n-go satellite and looks to have used that to enter the Sunday Million. It turned out to be a fantastic decision, as "stardust167" topped a field of 5,778 players to scoop a massive first-place prize of $179,120.79.

February 21, 2016, Sunday Million Final Table Results

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1stardust167Ireland$179,120.79
2Nicolau “nicofellow” Villa-LobosBrazil$132,894.00
3KumariOyRussia$93,603.60
4feldegani.psBrazil$64,886.94
5capodelonSwitzerland$48,535.20
6IMDaBusterAustralia$36,797.20
7DEdggeIsrael$25,423.20
8Gordinho90Brazil$14,445.00
9Patrick “pmahoney22” MahoneyMexico$9,013.68

Other PokerStars players who won big on Sunday include:

  • Vlad “dariepoker” Darie – winner of the Sunday Warm-Up for $71,406.54 after a heads-up chop.
  • Benjamin “bennybunny18” Richardson – runner-up in the Sunday Warm-Up for $62,336,17 after a heads-up chop.
  • Diego “Mr.Bittar” Bittar – winner of the Hotter $162 for $20,974.05.
  • “TMoney0209” – winner of the Sunday Rebuy for $39,935.70.
  • “NutsPow” – winner of the Bigger $109 for $32,071.90 after a three-way chop.
  • “miggs9” – winner of the Sunday 500 for $59,156.25.
  • “Schildy1984” – winner of the Bigger $162 for $30,680.12.
  • “earlgrey23” – winner of the Sunday 2nd Chance for $35,136.00.
  • “hello_totti” – winner of the Sunday 6-Max for $21,195.18.

This weekend’s $150,000 guaranteed Main Event at partypoker was chopped heads-up by “BUMS4EVER” and “bob2829” who collected $23,771.25 and $22,863.76, with Christopher “nigdawg” Brammer finishing in third place for $15,000.00.

Russia’s “nicecallLOL” won the partypoker $150,000 guaranteed High Roller for $27,780.00 a short time after winning the Sunday 6-Max at PokerStars to cap off a profitable Sunday session.

Over at Full Tilt, the talented grinder that is Chris “Big Huni” Hunichen walked away with the Sunday Brawl title and $8,319.80 in prize money.

Another Full Tilt player in the winner’s circle was “dmarcelb”, who defeated “youbuzzme” heads-up in FTOPS Event #1 to add $18,040.05 to their bankroll; the latter secured a $13,057.56 payout. Both “AntonSergeevich” and “Pisstanek” also grabbed top prizes in the T-Rex ($3,636.58) and the Turbo Multi-Hundo ($2,598.42) respectively.

Completing the Sunday Briefing this week are the results from 888poker’s biggest Sunday tournaments. One of those was the $150,000 Whale which “P0kerwinners” took down, claiming $38,045.97 in the process.

Two other big winners hail from the United Kingdom. Jono “Spyver” Beck won the $100,000 Sunday Challenge after a heads-up chop and saw $16,841.36 added to his 888poker account, while Paul “xin_bama” Dando’s reward for winning the $120,000 Mega Deep was a welcomed $28,815.20.

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