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The Sunday Briefing: Michael “dapalma150” Palma is Sunday's Biggest Winner

The Sunday Briefing: Michael “dapalma150” Palma is Sunday's Biggest Winner 0001

The holiday season is in full swing and gifts of the six-figure kind were up for grabs this weekend on the virtual felt. The largest score of the day went to Michael “dapalma150” Palma, collecting $206,512.78 for his second-place finish in the PokerStars Sunday Million. The tournament was won by "hassan77", who earned $195,661.67 after a deal was made three-handed.

Over on Full Tilt, it was a similar situation. Michael “YrrsiNN” Huber took down the $1 Million guarantee, winning $127,420.10. A deal between the final three players gave the biggest pay day to third-place finisher Antoine “Mpiyav” Labat at $162,494.29.

PokerStars Sunday Million
Buy-in: $200+15
Prize Pool: $1,708,000
Entrants: 8,540

*1. hassan77 - $195,661.67
*2. Michael “dapalma150” Palma - $206,512.78
*3. moorzer - $160,782.35
4. BigFlopper01 - $85,400
5. Jason “munson1049” Deutsch - $68,320
6. traneren - $51,240
7. indio1 - $34,160
8. Chris “Moorman1” Moorman - $18,788
9. YaaGy - $13,237

*denotes three-way deal leaving $30,000 to the eventual winner

Notable Finishes: Michael “Scary_Tiger” Kaufman (10th - $9,052.40), João “vovo_leo” Monte (12th - $9,052.40), vluff (14th - $6,746.60), dajatt13 (22nd - $3,757.60), Anthony “Beldar C.” DeVita (34th - $3,416), Bryan “Bry23” Barrile (49th - $2,903.60).

PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up
Buy-in: $200+15
Prize Pool: $924,200
Entrants: 4,621

*1. James “jdawg217” Navolanic - $116,916.77
*2. danny04 - $109,460.95
*3. Nontoxx - $79,698.03
*4. OSHREK - $75,048.06
5. G A W - $39,278.50
6. Yann “LastChance11” Brosolo - $30,036.50
7. Frassefisk - $20,794.50
8. BrainBug75 - $11,552.50
9. taugonut - $7,393.60

*denotes four-way deal leaving $10,000 to the eventual winner

Notable Finishes: Carter “bdybldngpkr” Phillips (16th - $2,772.60), Jon “apestyles” Van Fleet (17th - $2,772.60), Johnny Lodden (21st - $2,301.25), Jake “hwtd1” Toole (24th - $2,301.25).

PokerStars Sunday 500
Buy-in: $500+30
Prize Pool: $513,000
Entrants: 1,026

*1. Tiago “Disgueh” Guedes - $72,668.80
*2. Eric “Ericb09” Blair - $80,000
3. $kill Game - $48,735
4. Tonimonntana - $35,704.80
5. Randy “Randers” Haddox - $25,393.50
6. ramilpokerst - $20,263.50
7. danskemann - $15,133.50
8. MasterB666 - $10,003.50
9. Jeff “crzysavage” Gressard - $5,643

*denotes heads-up deal

Notable Finishes: Shawn “jordankickz” Busse (14th - $3,539.70), Ricky “RonaldKosh” Fohrenbach (17th - $2,513.70).

Full Tilt $1 Million Guarantee
Buy-in: $200+16
Prize Pool: $1,165,500
Entrants: 2,331

*1. Michael “YrrsiNN” Huber - $127,420.10
*2. DCVasya1945 - $141,029.24
*3. Antoine “Mpiyav” Labat - $162,494.29
4. Jeff “GrampaJeff” Gray - $68,531.40
5. mrfsy - $51,864.75
6. Tommy “tommyboy83” Koral - $37,296
7. watchmynuts - $27,389.25
8. Darren “darrenelias” Elias - $21,445.20
9. misdirection81 - $16,317

* denotes three-handed deal leaving $20,000 to the eventual winner

Notable Finishes: Matt “burton1080” Jensen (11th - $11,655), POCKET FIVE (17th - $6,293.70)

Full Tilt Sunday Brawl
Buy-in: $240+16
Prize Pool: $524,200
Entrants: 2,621

1. ThatsFrushedUp - $106,412.60
2. El Spewtardo - $68,670.20
3. Caio Brites - $50,847.40
4. Lilly36 - $38,266.60
5. Nyx86 - $26,734.20
6. AndreasDude - $17,822.80
7. like7 - $12,056.60
8. woj422 - $8,387.20
9. trontrontron - $6,290.40

Notable Finishes: Evan “NEONPILS99” Parkes (20th - $1,572.60), Adam “AKat11” Katz (37th - $1,205.66), Mike McDonald (42nd - $1,205.66).

Ultimate Bet $200K GTD
Buy-in: $200+15
Prize Pool: $202,800
Entrants: 1,014

1. JOHNYCASHGAME - $45,285.24
2. Christopher “BONEZEE” Bonita - $27,073.80
3. JANSTOMMY - $18,353.40
4. ARYBAKIN - $13,080.60
5. Kory “S00TEDJ0KERS” KILPATRICK - $11,052.60
6. Connor “BLANCONEGRO” Crinan - $9,024.60
7. ALLINRICHEY - $6,996.60
8. VUPPI - $4,968.60
9. DISHLICKER - $3,447.60

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