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The Midweek Briefing: Allen Cunningham Among Weekly Major Winners

Allen Cunningham

Several players have had excellent starts in 2011, posting big finishes in the weekly majors. The biggest individual scores went to "paigowpro" and Team Full Tilt's Allen Cunningham, chopping the Full Tilt Poker $1K Monday for $83,835 each. Meanwhile, Sebastian "p0cket00" Sikorski notched a first-place finish in the PokerStars Super Tuesday for $71,163,53 and Nick "Nickdawgg" Harvalis took down the PokerStars Wednesday 1/4 Million for $52,182.30.

Full Tilt $1K Monday

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$1,000+$60414$414,000
PlacePlayerPrize
*1paigowpro$83,835
*1Allen Cunningham$83,835
3madcer$47,610
4SteFior73$37,260
5O Shark Eater O$27,945
6sfegurva$20,700
7Anna Rexic$13,455
8Pure_Reason$10,350
9SteveSung$8,280

*denotes even heads-up chop

Notable Finishes: Halfrek (10th - $4,761), Eric "blizair" Blair (11th - $4,761), Chris "Moormanl" Moorman (16th - $2,898), Mike "SirWatts" Watson (18th - $2,898)

PokerStars $1,050 Super Tuesday

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$1,000+$50476$476,000
PlacePlayerPrize
*1Sebastian "p0cket00" Sikorski$71,163.53
*2Steve "19FMS86" Levy$77,416.02
*3Aleseed$60,574.85
4zaxman13$38,080
5Laurence "rivermanl" Houghton$26,656
6Andres "andresoprano" Pereyra$20,230
7Renato76$15,470
8rommanthe3rd$10,710
9Lee "squatbody53" Childs$7,901.60

*denotes three-handed deal

Notable Finishes: Nick "I Spew Chips" Phillips (10th - $6,188), Kevin "ImaLuckSac" MacPhee (11th - $6,188), Brandon "any2cantu" Cantu (12th - $6,188), Kyle "KJulius10" Julius (16th - $4,284)

PokerStars $320 Wednesday 1/4 Million

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$300+$20961$288,300
PlacePlayerPrize
1Nick "Nickdawgg" Harvalis$52,182.30
2dfunks$37,479
3mullsol$28,109.25
4murphdawg10$21,045.90
5David "DSchec" Schechter$14,847.45
6RAZA14$11,964.45
72222MAX$9,081.45
8P-Halt$6,381.43
9arodss3$3,690.24

Notable Finishes: Smith "sjco22" Collins (21st - $1,383.84)

UB $150K GTD

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$1,000+$50139$150,000
PlacePlayerPrize
1JNIKERSON3$39,750
2Adam "SQUEE451" Sherman$24,000
3Clark "SNAKE84" Hamagami$17,625
4Jeff "YOUNGSUPREMCY" Hakim$14,250
5N0BADBEATS$10,875
6NIBBLER$9,000
7BRANDONCANTU$7,125
8Keven "STAMDOGG3" Stammen$5,250
9COOLTWISTER_$3,750

Notable Finishes: Bradley "FATSOFAT6969" Craig (10th - $2,250), Jeremiah "BELIEVER1982" Vinsant (15th - $1,875), Mike "SOWERSS" Sowers (16th - $1,875), Eric "HIGHLITE11" Nagel (18th - $1,875)

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