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Online Poker Weekend: 'THE_ALPACA' Chops, Wins Stars Sunday Million

Online Poker Weekend: 'THE_ALPACA' Chops, Wins Stars Sunday Million 0001

The PokerStars Sunday Million put up strong numbers this weekend as 8,748 entrants created a total prize pool of $1,749,600. Notable showings included those of Luke "Bdbeatslayer" Vrabel in 12th place ($8,748), wmmcl in 24th ($3,499.20), hansou in 26th place ($3,499.20), Alex "PrinceTendee" Smith in 40th ($2,974.32) and Brent "usourcek" Hanks in 48th ($2,799.36). The chip counts starting the final table were as follows:

cannibal23 – 22,212,339

THE_ALPACA – 12,761,002

sln112 – 13,073,692

crminalface – 12,847,901

Matt "ADZ124″ Marafioti – 8,699,484

gimmedat717 – 5,494,416

Julian "hartwith" Adamson – 4,412,884

$uBzEr0-AK – 4,211,890

mozitas – 1,766,392

Mozitas was bounced from the final table at the 150,000/300,000/30,000 level. Under the gun ,crminalface limped in and mozitas shoved for 1,016,392 from middle position with {a-Spades}{j-Diamonds}. Action folded back to crminalface who called with {2-Spades}{2-Hearts}. The board ran out {3-Diamonds}{7-Diamonds}{3-Clubs}{4-Hearts}{9-Spades} and mozitas busted in ninth place for $12,247.20. The next to depart was cannibal23, at 250,000/500,000/50,000. From middle position, cannibal23 shipped it in for 7,124,239 with {a-Spades}{5-Hearts}. THE_ALPACA isolated from the small blind with {a-Clubs}{k-Hearts} and won the hand when the board delivered {9-Clubs}{7-Hearts}{10-Hearts}{j-Clubs}{a-Hearts}. The eighth-place finish earned cannibal23 $20,120.40. Just before the end of the level sln112 joined the rail, too. Under the gun sln112 went all in for 4,937,923 with {a-Spades}{q-Diamonds} and Matt "ADZ124″ Marafioti called out of the big blind with {9-Hearts}{9-Diamonds}. They both hit the {k-Hearts}{q-Diamonds}{9-Spades} flop, but Marafioti was miles ahead. The turn and river came {8-Diamonds}{k-Clubs} and that ended sln112's run in seventh place for $30,618.

The remaining six players requested to look at the numbers for a chip-count chop. They each agreed to the numbers and were guaranteed the following amounts, with the winner to receive an additional $30,000:

THE_ALPACA – $144,501.47

Matt "ADZ124″ Marafioti – $107,432.21

Julian "hartwith" Adamson - $99,707.25

gimmedat717 - $96,688.08

crminalface - $87,389.30

$uBzEr0-AK - $69,581.45

At 300,000/600,000/60,000, crminalface went to the rail. THE_ALPACA opened to 1,500,000 in the cutoff and crminalface called from the small blind. The flop came {3-Diamonds}{6-Hearts}{5-Diamonds} and crminalface shoved for 8,797,684. THE_ALPACA called with {10-Spades}{10-Clubs} and led crminalface's {a-Diamonds}{6-Spades}. The turn and river blanked, and crminalface took home $87,389.30 for sixth place. Gimmedat717 went out later in the level after losing many chips with {j-Clubs}{j-Diamonds} to Julian "hartwith" Adamson who held {a-Diamonds}{5-Diamonds} and connected with a {6-Diamonds}{a-Spades}{8-Diamonds}{q-Hearts}{q-Diamonds} board. Gimmedat717 fell a few hands later in fifth for $96,688.08.

Matt "ADZ124″ Marafioti was felted at 400,000/800,000/80,000. From the small blind, THE_ALPACA shoved with the big stack holding {q-Clubs}{6-Diamonds} and Marafioti called all in for 8,558,111 with {a-Diamonds}{8-Hearts}. The board came {3-Spades}{10-Hearts}{6-Hearts}{2-Diamonds}{4-Clubs} and Matt Marafioti was out in fourth for $107,432.21. $uBzEr0-AK bowed out after shoving for 7,117,560 on the button with {k-Hearts}{6-Spades}. Julian "hartwith" Adamson found {a-Clubs}{a-Hearts} in the small blind and called. The board rolled out {7-Hearts}{10-Spades}{q-Hearts}{3-Diamonds}{2-Spades} and $uBzEr0-AK collected $69,581.46 for third.

The chip counts at the start of heads-up play:

THE_ALPACA – 53,393,471

Julian "hartwith" Adamson – 34,086,529

Julian Adamson briefly took the lead, but THE_ALPACA emerged with the win. In the final hand, THE_ALPACA limped in and Adamson shoved for 14,146,116 with {8-Spades}{7-Spades}. Unfortunately for Adamson, THE_ALPACA called and tabled {8-Diamonds}{8-Hearts}. The board came {7-Clubs}{2-Diamonds}{q-Hearts}{4-Diamonds}{j-Diamonds} and Julian "hartwith" Adamson finished as the runner-up, earning $99,707.25. THE_ALPACA's win in the Stars Sunday Million was worth $174,501.47.

Final Results:

1. THE_ALPACA - $174,501.47

2. Julian "hartwith" Adamson - $99,707.25

3. $uBzEr0-AK - $69,581.45

4. Matt "ADZ124″ Marafioti – $107,432.21

5. gimmedat717 - $96,688.08

6. crminalface - $87,389.30

7. sln112 - $30,618

8. cannibal23 - $20,120.40

9. mozitas - $12,147.20

Other Sunday Results

PokerStars Sunday Warmup ($750,000 guaranteed)

1. Watte - $113,365.20

2. Big4aday - $79,092

3. kamizen - $52,728

4. cballs25 - $43,940

5. pro-tilt77 - $35,152

6. Anthony "D1rtyR1v3r" Nardi - $26,364

7. KrownKickin - $17,576

8. bergeroo - $10,985

9. wynnkid - $7,118.28

Buy-in: $200+15

Prize Pool: $878,800

Entrants: 4,394

Other Notables: Kevin "BeLOWaBOVe" Saul (19th, $1,845.48), Brian "SNo0oWMAN" Hawkins (23rd, $1,845.48), Alex "AK87" Kim (69th, $1,406.08), Steven "PiKappRaider" Burkholder (74th, $1,318.20)

PokerStars Sunday 500 ($500,000 guaranteed)

1. KevBoyStar - $108,450

2. Bobbyfi - $78,325

3. kbthekid19 - $60,250

4. Adam "akat11" Katz - $45,187.50

5. Gordon "holla@yoboy" Vayo - $31,631.25

6. troster16 - $25,606.25

7. Antoshka - $19,581.25

8. Jagz7 - $13,556.25

9. tbt4563 - $8,435

Buy-in: $500+30

Prize Pool: $602,500

Entrants: 1,205

Other Notables: Matt "ADZ124" Marafioti (13th, $4,518.75), David "malicious222" Randall (20th, $2,108.75), Anthony "holdplz" Spinella (26th, $2,108.75), Shaun "shaundeeb" Deeb 30th ($1,325.50), Eric "sheets" Haber (34th, $1,325.50), Jon "PearlJammer" Turner (36th, $1,325.50)

Full Tilt Sunday Mulligan

1. Matt Vengrin - $61,600

2. macqueen56 - $39,200

3. The2Kid2 - $28,350

4. changeover - $22,750

5. mcnutz21 - $17,164

6. Connor "negroblanco" Drinan - $12,600

7. barcs69 - $8,120

8. max_pot - $5,880

9. ZENFUL - $4,200

Buy-in: $200+16

Prize Pool: $280,000

Entrants: 1,400

Other Notables: Ben "1Mastermind" Chen (12th, $2,380), Alex "AJKHoosier1" Kamberis (13th, $1,736), Frank "gator93" Hernandez (14th, $1,736), Garrett "GBecks" Beckman (15th, $1,736), Matt "MattSuspect" Molinari (21st, $966), Tony "DrunkPPlaya" Gargano (23rd, $966), I Pay Ur Rent (26th, $966)

Bodog $100,000 Guaranteed

1. yoda lover - $23,600

2. vinnyb9 - $13,600

3. Nate Avenson - $9,100

4. 1_ALL_DAY_1 - $7,000

5. narf - $5,700

6. Bevos_Nuts - $4,500

7. kingpin0023 - $3,300

8. David "The Maven" Chicotsky - $2,200

9. redman7027 - $1,300

Buy-in: $100+9

Prize Pool: $100,000 (included $29,800 overlay)

Entrants: 702

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