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The Sunday Briefing: "palurdo" Banks a Sunday Million Win on Super Bowl Sunday

The Sunday Briefing: "palurdo" Banks a Sunday Million Win on Super Bowl Sunday 0001

It may have been Super Bowl Sunday, but that did not slow down the action on the virtual felt, as eight players emerged from the Sunday majors with six-figure scores.

The largest went to "palurdo," earning just shy of $250,000 for victory in the PokerStars Sunday Million. The Sunday Warm-Up was won by Kyle “philivey0997” Sauers, pocketing $133,620.23 for his showing. Over at Full Tilt, "pokerNIRVana5" topped the field in the $750,000 Guarantee for $111,037.50.

PokerStars Sunday Million
Buy-in: $200 + $15
Prize Pool: $1,806,200
Entrants: 9,031

*1. palurdo - $248,791.40
*2. golferen50 - $198,789.82
3. jeanphidh74 - $134,471.59
4. GulahPapyrus - $90,310
5. Fredrik “H@££INGGOL” Halling - $72,248
6. blony_tair - $54,186
7. Phatigue - $36,124
8. MiguelPiper - $19,868.20
9. pimenta7 - $12,643.40

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

Notable Finishes: Dan “USCswimmer” White (11th - $9,392.24), Phidias “ael1979” Georgiou (26th - $3,883.33)

PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up
Buy-in: $200 + $15
Prize Pool: $980,000
Entrants: 4,900

*1. Kyle “philivey0997” Sauers - $133,620.23
*2. trippkirk - $104,152.27
*3. vaderGZ - $110,548.90
4. ehcaramba - $55,370
5. doulas12 - $41,650
6. Vincent466 - $31,850
7. gretko - $22,050
8. B3st Move - $12,250
9. Zach “nofingclue11” Clark - $7,840

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

Notable Finishes: Alex “joiso” Kostritsyn (19th - $2,401), Josh “josh prager” Prager (26th - $2,401), Marco “NoraFlum” Johnson (43rd - $1,960)

PokerStars Sunday 500
Buy-in: $500 + $30
Prize Pool: $506,500
Entrants: 1,013

1. Steve “Illini213” Barshak - $88,536.20
2. FreeLancerZZ - $64,325.50
3. Casey “bigdogpckt5s” Jarzabek - $48,117.50
4. Romariopov - $35,961.50
5. Michael “Skämmes” Tureniec - $25,325
6. andreyluis - $20,260
7. tuan001 - $15,195
8. Nick “PureCash25” Rampone - $10,130
9. Aaron “Aguskb” Gustavson - $5,824.75

Notable Finishes: Carter “bdybldngpkr” Phillips (10th - $4,811.75), Bradley “FatsoFat6969” Craig (11th - $4,811.75), Thiago “XTheDecanoX” Nishjima (19th - $2,127.30), Ruben “rubenrtv” Visser (22nd - $2,127.30)

Full Tilt $750,000 Guarantee
Buy-in: $200 + $16
Prize Pool: $750,000
Entrants: 3,542

*1. pokerNIRVana5 - $111,037.50
*2. Matt “berkey11” Berkey - $102,000
3. ASUpokerStar - $52,500
4. shhhookem - $41,400
5. DOOLfan - $31,050
6. Andrew “mahowny” Talbot - $23,025
7. vspaccloss - $17,250
8. Michael “miw210” Wang - $13,500
9. onefingerortwo - $10,050

*denotes heads-up deal

Notable Finishes: Jesper “KipsterDK” Hougaard (16th - $3,750), Matt “VerySexual” Larsh (17th - $3,750), Jose “papadelpoker” de la Guardia (18th - $3,750), Johan Storakers (19th - $2,775), David “muckducks” Cairns (32nd - $2,250)

Full Tilt Sunday Brawl
Buy-in: $240 + $16
Prize Pool: $577,000
Entrants: 2,885

*1. DedoDeGorila - $83,252.12
*2. losebigpots - $88,009.17
*3. possum808 - $77,425.71
4. Danny “THE__D__RY” Ryan - $42,121
5. mrcool0710 - $29,427
6. Dean “Dinhjo” Nyberg - $19,618
7. Every1sProblem - $13,271
8. kenpro111 - $9,232
9. Peter “breeth” Turmezey - $6,924

*denotes thee-handed deal

Notable Finishes: Patrick “Shevmouse” Renkers (29th - $1,500.20)

Ultimate Bet $200K GTD
Buy-in: $200 + $15
Prize Pool: $200,000
Entrants: 951

*1. Jason “JP OSU” Potter - $35,910
*1. YANKEE47 - $35,910
3. HARDBALL747 - $18,300
4. WAMMERMOUTH - $12,900
5. BEMCD - $10,900
6. JHOPPERGT - $8,900
7. Rasmus “JUNGLERAS” Nielsen - $6,900
8. EEEVEEE - $4,900
9. TEAMPQ - $3,400

*denotes even heads-up chop

Notable Finishes: Ryan “RYANGHALL” Hall (23rd - $1,080), Jon “APESTYLES” Van Fleet (27th - $1,080)

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