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The Midweek Briefing: Alex "AK87" Kim Wins PokerStars Super Tuesday

The Midweek Briefing: Alex "AK87" Kim Wins PokerStars Super Tuesday 0001

It may not be as massive as Sunday, but the online tournament scene produces big winners during the week with the weekly majors. "DonAnkka" and Alex "AK87" Kim emerged victorious in Full Tilt's $1K Monday and PokerStars Super Tuesday, respectively. Also collecting first-place prizes this week were "locoo20" and Brian "AKSHARKY" James.

Full Tilt $1K Monday

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$1,000+$60348$348,000
PlacePlayerPrize
1DonAnkka$87,000
2dsindy$55,680
3departure$41,760
4einstein007$32,190
5PokerPapa999$24,360
6Joe "pdi88" Sidoryk$17,400
7Jeff "kidwhowon" Gross$11,310
8Owen "Adan12" Crowe$8,700
9Kevin "GetPWN3D" Saul$6,960

Notable Finishes: Harrison "this is punny" Gimbel (13th - $3,480), Michael "YrrsiN" Huber (14th - $3,480), Thayer "THAY3R" Rasmussen (16th - $2,610)

PokerStars $1,050 Super Tuesday

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$1,000+$50385$385,000
PlacePlayerPrize
1Alex "AK87" Kim$74,497.50
2respect82$55,825
3pokerpro63rd$42,350
4Anh Van Nguyen$31,762.50
5caipsa$21,495
6Kyle "kwob20" Bowker$16,490
7mastert55$13,090
8Ronald "ronaldgrauer" Grauer$9,240
9João Marcelo "Joao M." Andrade6,737.50

Notable Finishes: Nicholas "GripDsNutz" Grippo (11th - $5,775), Aaron "JeanGrae" McCready (12th - $5,775), Matt "VerySexual" Larsh (13th - $4,812.50)

PokerStars $320 Wednesday 1/4 Million

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$300+$20877$263,100
PlacePlayerPrize
1locoo20$48,278.85
2Brent "usourcek" Hanks$34,466.10
3Blair “SmokMyBandit” Tidmarsh$26,046.90
4i need bond$$19,600.95
5joshuah333$13,681.20
6P-Halt$11,050.20
7Todd "tbt4653" Terry$8,419.20
8Steve "gboro780" Gross$5,788.20
9canucko$3,420.30

Notable Finishes: Daniel "Allanon85" Drescher (12th - $2,894.10), Ravi "govshark2" Raghavan (19th - $1,315.50)

UB $150K GTD

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$1,000+$50143$150,000
PlacePlayerPrize
1Brian "AKSHARKY" James$39,750
2Hafiz "YUNGMONEY209" Khan$24,000
3Eric "BLIZAIR" Blair$17,625
4Ryan "OMGWHEREAMI" Franklin$14,250
5Greg "GREGIOR" Howard$10,875
6JUSTIN SCOTT$9,000
7GENTLEWARRIOR$7,125
8Ross "ZESTFULYCLEAN" Myers$5,250
9VISIONEER$3,750

Notable Finishes: Benjamin "XTHESTEINX" Zamani (11th - $2,250),

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