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The Sunday Briefing: Steve “gboro780” Gross and David “BodogMaven” Chicotsky Barely Miss Huge Wins

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Solid turnouts marked Sunday's action in major poker events across the Internet. The biggest event was the PokerStars Sunday Million as a whopping 8,993 entrants created a prize pool of $1,798,600. After online superstar Steve “gboro780” Gross busted in sixth place, a five-way deal was struck between the remaining players. Even though “angiebug4” won the tournament for just over $125,000, "CesarSPA" left with the biggest pay day of $208,845.93, having been the chip leader when the deal was struck.

Meanwhile, “ADCampbell” scored the lone six-figure score on Full Tilt this Sunday, winning the $750K Guarantee for $104,929.51.

PokerStars Sunday Million
Buy-in: $200+15
Prize Pool: $1,798,600
Entrants: 8,993

*1. angiebug4 - $126,921.72
*2. CesarSPA - $208,845.93
*3. BigBradley - $173,454.74
*4. siggen001 - $131,719.96
*5. suckabig1 - $100,530.55
6. Steve “gboro780” Gross - $53,958.01
7. SebiXXXX - $35,972.01
8. Whitfield74 - $19,784.61
9. Spoli4tor - $12,590.21

* denotes five-way deal

Notables: David “BodogMaven” Chicotsky (10th - $9,352.73), Aaron “dyeti” Armstrong (14th - $6,924.62), Nick “Stoweski” Stowe (29th - $3,507.28), Tony “D1rtyR1v3r” Nardi (41st - $3,237.49).

PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up
Buy-in: $200+15
Prize Pool: $820,000
Entrants:4,100

*1. CuCbKu - $122,986.37
*2. Jarfish - $101,693.63
3. Jon “apestyles” Van Fleet - $67,650
4. heißtercamp - $47,150
5. J0hnny_Dr@m@ - $34,850
6. Monterpol - $26,650
7. Morph2oo6 - $18,450
8. MarcMcFly - $10,250
9. gargamelesp - $6,560

* denotes two-way deal

Notable Finishes: Stuart “vedder1980” Barclay (13th - $3,690), Gordon “holla@yoboy” Vayo (37th - $1,681).

PokerStars Sunday 500
Buy-in: $500+30
Prize Pool: $514,500
Entrants: 1,029

1. Laurence “rivermanl” Houghton - $88,802.70
2. faithless - $64,312.50
3. omgfml - $48,877.50
4. WARN-YOU - $35,809.20
5. DeuceBuster - $25,467.75
6. Thayer “THAY3R” Rasmussen - $20,322.75
7. Nicholas “CPT CRUX” Stowell - $15,177.75
8. sharam_nuts - $10,032.75
9. MisterJJW - $5,659.50

Notables: Andy “BadgerPro” Schultz (11th - $4,579.05), 1BigAceHole (12th - $4,579.05), Bryan “bparis” Paris (13th - $3,550.05), Alex “mahoney3” Todd (17th - $2,521.05).

Full Tilt $750,000 Guarantee
Buy-in: $200+16
Prize Pool: $828,800
Entrants: 4,144

*1. ADCampbell - $104,929.51
*2. ypma - $62,660
*3. mich_alumni - $98,967
*4. Felipe “clotilda” Montenegro - $72,000
5. zsunset - $34,229.44
6. kenneoin - $25,361.28
7. quivan96 - $19,062.40
8. shhhant - $14,918.40
9. PatrickJ89 - $11,105.92

* denotes four-way deal

Notables: Dave “DoubleDave22” D’Alesandro (14th - $5,843.04), Tim “BegsClutch” Begley (16th - $4,102.56), Geoff “GeoffRas22” Rasmussen (29th - $2,486.40).

Full Tilt Sunday Brawl
Buy-in: $240+16
Prize Pool: $478,800
Entrants: 2,394

1. PoutsoKefalos - $97,651.26
2. Jims619 - $63,201.60
3. Charles “HellaStacks_” Lee - $46,922.40
4. white_chocko - $35,431.20
5. Javatinii - $24,897.60
6. kennl - $16,279.20
7. mightyscv - $11,012.40
8. blackjustin77 - $7,660.80
9. Bryn “OneUponAStar” Kenney - $5,745.60

Notables: Jim “WinnerFish” Kilarjian (16th - $1,771.56), Peter “Nordberg” Feldman (20th - $1,436.40).

Ultimate Bet $200K GTD
Buy-in: $200+15
Prize Pool: $200,000
Entrants: 994

*1. MAKE_IT_RAIN
*1. Mike “BELANDATOR” Beland
3. Michael “ROCK3656” Rocco - $18,100
4. YOD0UG623 - $12,900
5. ANALPROBE - $10,900
6. MSUJENNY - $8,900
7. C00KEMONSTER - $6,900
8. Eric “SHEETSWORLD” Haber - $4,900
9. MAHI-MAHI - $3,400

* denotes two-way deal, leaving the remaining $71,300 chopped between the two for unknown amounts.

Notables: Cliff “JOHNNYBAX” Josephy (19th - $1,060).

Bodog $100,000 Guarantee
Buy-in: $150+12
Prize Pool: $100,000
Entrants: 459

1. geauxUSC - $25,000
2. Dsalt - $15,000
3. Steve “TheHesse” Hesse - $9,500
4. Mark “MarkFSU1” DeMasis - $7,000
5. Kevin “Banshee420” Hercules - $5,500
6. 1broadstbully - $4,500
7. Kenny “Hixx” Hicks - $3,500
8. elena m - $2,200
9. Kirk50 - $1,700

Notables: Matthew “21msd21” Doyle (16th - $900).

The best part about big poker Sunday? It happens again next week. Get in on the action by signing up for your very own online poker account now.

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