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The Sunday Briefing: Michael "ShiFtYFiNGeR" Guzzardi Among Sunday's Big Winners

The Sunday Briefing: Michael "ShiFtYFiNGeR" Guzzardi Among Sunday's Big Winners 0001

All across the virtual felt this weekend, big names were posting big finishes as players gear up for the 2010 World Championship of Online Poker next weekend. The PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up was conquered by Michael "ShiFtYFiNGeR" Guzzardi, claiming $132,910.50 for his victory. Also emerging victorious on Sunday was none other than 2009 World Series of Poker Main Event Champion Joe "jcada99" Cada, winning the PokerStars $215+R NL Hold'em for $38,012. The biggest payday went to "Peetoon" for winning the PokerStars Sunday Million for $232,361.11.

Over on Full Tilt, the lone six-figure score was won by Joe "planetearf" Serock for topping the field in the Full Tilt Sunday Brawl for $105,032.20. Other winners on Sunday include Dylan "Pokerl)evil" Hortin, Leopold "pojai" Chow, Jordan "Jymaster11" Young, and Tyler "TheBrain" Cornell.

PokerStars Sunday Million

Buy-inEntrantsPrizepool
$200 + $158,190$1,638,000
PlacePlayerPrize
*1Peetoon$232,362.11
*2FightnIrishh$193,517.89
3RedIceRap$122,850
4trionojnika$82,555.20
5Randy "Randers" Haddox$65,520
6Bad Habbitz$49,140
7smsuwrestler$32,760
8jsonelin$18,837
9CON28$12,694

*denotes heads-up deal

Notable Finishes: Luke "LukeFromB13" Staudenmaier (12th - $8,763.30), Aaron "JeanGrae" McCready (13th - $6,552), Leo Fernandez (19th - $3,603.60)

PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up

Buy-inEntrantsPrizepool
$200 + $154,236$847,200
PlacePlayerPrize
1Michael "ShiFtYFiNGeR" Guzzardi$132,910.50
2Don Pedro07$98,698.80
3citrusjim$69,894
4Mexitexi$47,866.80
5sabbsezero$36,006
6melous$27,534
7badgergav$19,062
8Erasmus Hurt$10,590
9lausfloh$6,777.60

Notable Finishes: Brett "get crunk" Richey (18th - $2,541.60), Neil “Visionary129” McFayden (22nd - $2,118)

PokerStars Sunday 500

Buy-inEntrantsPrizepool
$500 + $30991$500,000
PlacePlayerPrize
1Dylan "Pokerl)evil" Hortin$87,400
2degord2$63,500
3Brian "brianm15" England$47,500
4birs320$35,500
5Jeff "jeff710" Hakim$25,000
6David "Cairns1987" Cairns$20,000
7Matt "VerySexual" Larsh$15,000
8Faraz "The-Toilet 0" Jaka$10,000
9magom1968$5,750

Notable Finishes: Chris "SLOPPYKLOD" Klodnicki (12th - $4,750), Alex "AJKHoosier1" Kamberis (14th - $3,750), Darryll "df1986" Fish (15th - $3,750)

PokerStars Sunday 2nd Chance

Buy-inEntrantsPrizepool
$200 + $151,505$301,000
PlacePlayerPrize
*1Mateywin$40,537.58
*2Duffman08$43,053.12
*3bluechip2000$40,090.20
4N1lmar$22,575
5jersey716$15,802.40
6PokerThun$12,792.50
7Matt "mlagoo" LaGarde$9,782.50
8Pyjamarse$6,772.50
9hg18l7$4,214

*denotes three-handed deal

Notable Finishes: Chris "Big Huni" Hunichen (25th - $1,113.70), Randall "TwinMSU" Brooks (27th - $1,113.70)

PokerStars $109+R NL Hold'em ($300K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrizepool
$100 + $91,118$424,100
PlacePlayerPrize
1ministerborg$78,034.40
2Cyriel "Supa4real" Dohmen$56,617.35
3Bahbak "bigredAK" Oboodi$42,210
4Athanasios George "Athanasios 9" Polychronopoulos$31,807.50
5iamgod1234$22,265.25
6LeKnave$18,024.25
7Tim "Tmay420" West$13,783.25
8Randy "nanonoko" Lew$9,542.25
9Mexitexi$5,937.40

Notable Finishes: Raj "BadcardsAA" Vohra (10th - $4,241), Kyle "KJulius10" Julius (11th - $4,241), Cliff "JohnnyBax" Josephy (17th - $2,629.42)

PokerStars $215+R NL Hold'em ($150K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrizepool
$200 + $15236$176,800
PlacePlayerPrize
1Joe "jcada99" Cada$38,012
2Sam "aaajack" Chartier$27,404
3Paul "paulgees81" Volpe$20,774
4David "WhooooKidd" Baker$15,470
5Adam "Roothlus" Levy$10,608
6ahmadi15$8,840
7David "dpeters17" Peters$7,072
8Calvin "cal42688" Anderson$5,304
9EZz_GAME$3,536

Notable Finishes: Alvaro "VARICO" Ballesteros (11th - $3,094), Jeff "kobeshomie" Madsen (12th - $3,094), Steven "PiKappRaider" Burkholder (13th - $2,652), Chris "cdbr3799" Dombrowski (14th - $2,652)

Full Tilt $750,000 Guarantee

Buy-inEntrantsPrizepool
$200 + $163,443$750,000
PlacePlayerPrize
*1Leopold "pojai" Chow$90,811
*2Steve "McNallyville" McNally$98,471.04
*3Capped1$76,255.46
4RealJobs_LOL$41,400
51EyedPegLeg$31,050
6Shorty81$23,025
7AnalFetto$17,250
8Mawrich$13,500
9Gbdank$10,050

*denotes three-handed deal

Notable Finishes: JC "PrtyPsux" Alvarado (13th - $5,325), Shawn "phat_cat1" Luman (17th - $3,750)

Full Tilt Sunday Brawl

Buy-inEntrantsPrizepool
$240 + $162,587$517,400
PlacePlayerPrize
1Joe "planetearf" Serock$105,032.20
2psfishfat$67,779.40
3HighLikeMike$50,187.80
4matyr3al$37,770.20
5elitewrestla$26,387.40
6hunyuk65$17,591.60
7Tommy "blanks plz" Wesley$11,900.20
8Nicky "cod meharly" Evans$8,278.40
9ash4simone$6,208.80

Notable Finishes: Mike "rusostreet" Caruso (25th - $1,552.20), Ravi "govshark2" Raghavan (27th - $1,552.20)

Full Tilt $200,000 Guarantee (Rebuy)

Buy-inEntrantsPrizepool
$150 + $13660$325,650
PlacePlayerPrize
1Jordan "Jymaster11" Young$79,784.25
2ashaman64$49,661.63
3Damian Salas$36,635.63
4DMill90$28,494.38
5Peter "Nordberg" Feldman$21,167.25
6TUTKU_IRMAK$15,468.38
7swd805$10,095.15
8Soepgroente$7,815.60
9Jonathan Karamalakis$6,187.35

Notable Finishes: Jason "jdpc27" Wheeler (14th - $2,605.20), David "Davidp18" Peters (16th - $1,791.08), Mike "SowersUNCC" Sowers (19th - $1,384.01)

Full Tilt Sunday Mulligan

Buy-inEntrantsPrizepool
$200 + $161,294$258,800
PlacePlayerPrize
1Tyler "TheBrain" Cornell$56,936
2SavePluto9$36,232
3ICALL4EVER$26,203.50
4Anthony "ALEE24" Lee$21,027.50
5SLYEYES35$15,864.44
6AmplifiedSample$11,646
7ReaverMicro$7,505.20
8LucyWhyte$5,434.80
9Endomatic$3,882

Notable Finishes: Larry "PrishChips31" Sharp (10th - $2,199.80), Christian "da_professional" Iacobellis (12th - $2,199.80), Casey "bigdogpckt5s" Jarzabek (13th - $1,604.56)

Poker is now gearing up for the biggest online festival of the year, the Pokerstars World Championship of Online Poker.

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