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The Sunday Briefing: Ben "kidcardiff" Warrington and "ROMDOM" Take Top Prizes

The Sunday Briefing: Ben "kidcardiff" Warrington and "ROMDOM" Take Top Prizes 0001

With the 2010 World Series of Poker on hold until November, the numbers for the Sunday Majors returned to normal as many of the tournaments surpassed their guarantees. "ROMDOM" topped the field in the PokerStars Sunday Million for $225,408.05. Over on Full Tilt, Ben "kidcardiff" Warrington won the special $1 Million Rush Guarantee for $185,000. Among the notables making deep runs on Sunday were Yevgeniy "Jovial Gent" Timoshenko and Adam "Roothlus" Levy, fresh off his 12th-place finish in the WSOP Main Event.

PokerStars Sunday Million
Buy-in: $200 + $15
Prize Pool: $1,605,400
Entrants: 8,027

*1. ROMDOM - $225,408.05
*2. Frank "gator93" Hernandez - $192,000
3. bigbadbandit - $120,405
4. aliglix - $80,912.16
5. Dantes_11 - $64,216
6. Dk4884 - $48,162
7. vinifenomeno - $32,108
8. ROPUSZKA - $18,462.10
9. Cherniysv - $12,441.85

*denotes heads-up deal

Notable Finishes: Rasmus "mrvogt" Vogt (11th - $8,588.89)

PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up
Buy-in: $200 + $15
Prize Pool: $799,400
Entrants: 3,997

1. Mazzze - $125,507.15
2. jackmeplz69 - $93,529.80
3. marcuscha - $65,950.50
4. tollgate - $45,965.50
5. SPAZdos304 - $33,974.50
6. MrNebula - $25,980.50
7. Mickey "mement_mori" Petersen - $17,986.50
8. danger0us - $9,992.50
9. Bulat09 - $6,395.20

Notable Finishes: Bryan "bparis" Paris (17th - $2,398.20), Matt "plattsburgh" Vengrin (19th - $2,038.47)

PokerStars Sunday 500
Buy-in: $500 + $30
Prize Pool: $510,000
Entrants: 1,020

1. Schildy1984 - $88,026
2. DalconOpeaN - $63,750
3. munson1049 - $48,450
4. Grayson "gray31" Ramage - $35,496
5. simon1471 - $25,245
6. phounderAA - $20,145
7. Chris "Bushman" Bush - $15,045
8. Paolo69 - $9,945
9. wonderdog78 - $5,610

Notable Finishes: Mike "goleafsgoeh" Leah (14th - $3,519), Keven "Stammdogg" Stammen (16th - $2,499)

PokerStars Sunday 2nd Chance
Buy-in: $200 + $15
Prize Pool: $283,200
Entrants: 1,416

1. William "punisher03" Givens - $51,202.56
2. soren432 - $37,099.20
3. spyo78 - $28,320
4. Brandon "anybodybut17" Setzer - $21,240
5. Civell - $14,868
6. EZz_GAME - $12,036
7. jumping79 - $9,204
8. nordlending - $6,372
9. LEOMAURO1 - $3,964.80

Notable Finishes: Matt "VerySexual" Larsh (13th - $2,124), Martha "marene" Herrera (15th - $2,124)

PokerStars $215+R NL Hold'em ($150K Guaranteed)
Buy-in: $200 + $15
Prize Pool: $181,000
Entrants: 262

1. Joseph "jjbrut" Lam - $37,105
2. Yevgeniy "Jovial Gent" Timoshenko - $27,150
3. Scott "SCTrojans" Freeman - $20,453
4. yayaya - $15,385
5. thechips55 - $10,679
6. Steve "StevoL_" Leonard - $8,145
7. Ryan "ryanghall" Hall - $6,335
8. supfoolio - $4,525
9. Eric "Ericb09" Blair - $3,167.50

Notable Finishes: Calvin "cal42688" Anderson (10th - $2,896)

Full Tilt $1 Million Rush Guarantee
Buy-in: $600 + $40
Prize Pool: $1,000,000
Entrants: 1,584

1. Ben "kidcardiff" Warrington - $185,000
2. Ross "zestfulyclean" Myers - $114,000
3. nickossy - $75,000
4. Ralf Furley - $60,000
5. Born2Winn - $46,000
6. SIR_Breaker - $33,000
7. Mattc1972 - $24,000
8. Lie Conspiracy - $18,700
9. Scott "SCTrojans08" Freeman - $14,400

Notable Finishes: David "Davidp18" Peters (10th - $11,200), Adam "Roothlus" Levy (14th - $8,200)

Full Tilt Sunday Brawl Rush
Buy-in: $240 + $16
Prize Pool: $420,600
Entrants: 2,103

1. cmdnst - $85,781.37
2. MOCA CHOCA - $55,519.20
3. demonseed14 - $41,218.80
4. m_hawk_1 - $31,124.40
5. RoccoGe - $21,871.20
6. balekhablizz - $14,300.40
7. bankfishbank - $9,673.80
8. Steve "thorladen" Weinstein - $6,729.60
9. Mrsgardner - $5,047.20

Notable Finishes: David "muckducks" Cairns (19th - $1,261.80)

Full Tilt Sunday Mulligan
Buy-in: $200 + $16
Prize Pool: $277,600
Entrants: 1,388

1. MastaP89 - $61,072
2. Big Tuna JKo - $38,864
3. GjayjayG - $28,107
4. Steve "gboro780" Gross - $22,555
5. donksomeoff - $17,016.88
6. Mike "GoLeafsGoEh" Leah - $12,492
7. crum23 - $8,050.40
8. slurry55 - $5,829.60
9. EMSBas - $4,164

Notable Finishes: Alex "Kadabra" Keating (21st - $957.72)

Ultimate Bet $200K GTD
Buy-in: $200 + $15
Prize Pool: $200,000
Entrants: 987

*1. Justin "TRUESYALOSE" Truesdell - $44,920
*1. TARTAN83 - $26,900
3. TROJANFAN06 - $18,300
4. JUSTAHOBBY - $12,900
5. BIA103109 - $10,900
6. DIOMID - $8,900
7. KYPTOKILLA - $6,900
8. TOESANDERS - $4,900
9. TCHK - $3,400

*denotes heads-up deal, terms unknown

Notable Finishes: Ryan "RYANBLUF" Karp (21st - $1,080)

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