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The Sunday Briefing: "ran77" Banks a Sunday Million Win, Pros Perform Well

The Sunday Briefing: "ran77" Banks a Sunday Million Win, Pros Perform Well 0001

It was an exciting Sunday of online poker as well-known players performed well all across the virtual felt. The largest score of the day in the PokerStars Sunday Million was $238,685.72, and in the Full Tilt $750,000 Guarantee it was $119,482.37.

On Pokerstars, "ran77," pocketed the largest score of the day in the Sunday Million — $238,685.72. Jon “PearlJammer” Turner and Michael “ShiFtYFiNGeR” Guzzardi each made deep runs, too. Turner made the final table, but lost a coin flip to bust in fifth place for $69,008. Guzzardi fell short of the final table and finished in 14th for $6,814.54.

In the Sunday Warm-Up, two-time WSOP bracelet winner Ryan “ely_cash41” Hughes defeated a final table that included Alexander “skalexjung” Jung and Billy “Patrolman35” Kopp to win $126,259.

PokerStars Sunday Million
Buy-in: $200 + $15
Prize Pool: $1,725,200
Entrants: 8,626

*1. ran77 - $238,685.72
*2. SeraphimV - $200,554.88
3. Team Angle - $129,390
4. aaronmermel - $86,260
5. Jon “PearlJammer” Turner - $69,008
6. Cynicism328 - $51,756
7. Evan “paushtero” Paushter - $34,504
8. Fymez - $18,977.20
9. umbrillo - $13,370.30

*denotes heads-up deal leaving $30,000 to the winner

Notable Finishes: Michael “ShiFtYFiNGeR” Guzzardi (14th - $6,814.54), Daryl “aaaaaaaa” Jace (17th - $4,485.52)

PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up
Buy-in: $200 + $15
Prize Pool: $943,600
Entrants: 4,718

*1. Ryan “ely_cash41” Hughes - $126,259
*2. Ryan “AceKicker_19” McClean - $113,477
*3. UcfChamp - $96,074
4. shalzy13 - $53,313.40
5. Fylleborje - $40,103
6. manu34300 - $30,667
7. Edith_Piaf - $21,231
8. Alexander “skalexjung” Jung - $11,795
9. Billy “Patrolman35” Kopp - $7,548.80

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

Notable Finishes: Dave “sexygee” Gent (11th - $5,661.60), Dave “DoubleDave22” D’Alesandro (14th - $4,246.20), John “MSUJenny” Ventrurini (27th - $2,349.56), Mike “WiscoMurray” Murray (30th - $2,075.92)

PokerStars Sunday 500
Buy-in: $500 + $30
Prize Pool: $533,500
Entrants: 1,067

1. mikeylions - $92,082.10
2. apalma2156 - $66,687.50
3. Legendus - $50,862.50
4. Michael “Skämmes” Tureniec - $37,131.60
5. Treadinwater - $26,408.25
6. Eric “psuNYY51” Ladny - $21,073.25
7. Derek “derek8” Lerner - $15,738.25
8. Bdk685 - $10,403.25
9. Steve “HR_Dub” Williams - $5,868.50

Notable Finishes: Chris “Bushman” Bush (12th - $4,748.15), Kyle “knecht_poker” Knecht (14th - $3,681.15), Marco “NoraFlum” Johnson (21st - $2,240.70)

Over at Full Tilt, the top prize of $119,482.37 went to "garreh" after a long heads-up duel with Brian “dubbeemin” Mintz in the $750,000 Guarantee. Both David Pham and Dutch “Dutchalicious” Boyd had nice runs. Pham bubbled the final table and earned $8,138.88 for tenth while Boyd finished in ninth place for $11,360.52.

Full Tilt $750,000 Guarantee
Buy-in: $200 + $16
Prize Pool: $847,800
Entrants: 4,239

*1. garreh - $119,482.37
*2. Brian “dubbeemin” Mintz - $90,206.42
*3. MclovinLovin - $90,000.03
4. jj2times - $46,629
5. pokrclass101 - $35,014.14
6. rmull9 - $25,942.68
7. SorryMamo - $19,499.40
8. ManuelB100 - $15,260.40
9. Dutch “Dutchalicious” Boyd - $11,360.52
* denotes three-handed deal

Notable Finishes: David Pham (10th - $8,138.88), Ram Vaswani (28th - $2,543.40), Luke “IWEARGOGGLES” Stuadenmaier (34th - $2,543.40), Pocketownage420 (37th - $1,949.94), David “Bussa Buss” Baker (41st - $1,949.94)

Full Tilt Sunday Brawl
Buy-in: $240 + $16
Prize Pool: $585,400
Entrants: 2,927

*1. El Spewtardo - $101,272.46
*2. goalie1984 - $71,638.37
*3. Karcsibohoc - $70,210.31
*4. kacper88 - $51,920.46
5. lacaste32 - $29,855.40
6. runner 669 - $19,903.60
7. Jeremy “JBurleson” Burleson - $13,464.20
8. LiNyB55 - $9,366.40
9. AllisBeautiful - $7,024.80

* denotes four-handed deal

Notable Finishes: Tommie “Godfatti” Janssen (10th - $4,390.50), Paul “ComeOnPhish1” Lieu (20th - $1,756.20), Ben “bonafidedonkey” Palmer (21st - $1,756.20)

UB $200K GTD
Buy-in: $200 + $15
Prize Pool: $212,800
Entrants: 1,064

1. Corey “CMB8757” Burbick - $47,518.24
2. MATT THE WALL - $28,408.80
3. CHERRYWAVES - $19,258.40
4. BLUEDOG428 - $13,725.60
5. Jason “JP OSU” Potter - $11,597.60
6. BUSTABLE - $9,469.60
7. BJFREEBIRD - $7,341.60
8. ZAMMERTIME - $5,213.60
9. BEATSRUS - $3,617.60

Notable Finishes: Michael “MIKEIVEY” Meredith (14th - $1,808.80)

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