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The Sunday Briefing: Luke "Bdbeatslayer" Vrabel Wins PokerStars Sunday Million 5th Anniversary

The Sunday Briefing: Luke "Bdbeatslayer" Vrabel Wins PokerStars Sunday Million 5th... 0001

Six-figure scores have become common on online poker Sundays, and this weekend was no exception as 18 players significantly added to their bankrolls. Luke "Bdbeatslayer" Vrabel won the PokerStars Sunday Million 5th Anniversary special outright for $671,093.81, topping a massive field of 59,128 to get the job done, winning a Lamborghini in the process. The biggest prize in the event went to third-place finisher "wrzr123" for $844,209.87. Full Tilt Poker ran a $1.5 Million Guarantee and emerging victorious was Brian "BriALLIN" Kim for $411,700.

PokerStars Sunday Million 5th Anniversary

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+$1559,128$11,825,600
PlacePlayerPrize
*1Luke "Bdbeatslayer" Vrabel$671,093.81
*2sheppyshape$465,647.02
*3wrzr123$844,209.87
*4guccyka$411,090.13
*5Syndrome1977$799,843.09
*6zeurrr$518,402.33
*7nhar818$441,541.06
*8Jan10004$311,023.33
*9Battmeister$263,888.06

*denotes nine-handed deal

Notable Finishes: Justin "APerfectGent" Schwartz (62nd - $8,277.92), Gualter "Gualter S." Salles (84th - $6,858.85),

PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+$156,154$1,230,800
PlacePlayerPrize
1FlipflopUK$187,207.92
2Legadzo$138,465
3Thilde_123$98,464
4sameensiffat$67,694
5dmitch422$51,693.60
6boris.bee$39,385.60
7RyanEric1$22,077.60
8winstpakker$14,769.60
9Smokergri$9,538.70

Notable Finishes: Dan "Luie Sojo" Santoro (19th - $2,880.07), Tony "wwwBTHEREcom" Gregg (26th - $2,880.07), Matt "ch0ppy" Kay (30th - $2,572.37), Bryn "BrynKenney" Kenney (33rd - $2,572.37)

PokerStars Sunday 500

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$500+$301,532$766,000
PlacePlayerPrize
1ManiacRazor$122,560
2Greenstone25$91,920
3SaU_KRIS$68,940
4Yurec1707$50,364.50
5Brandon "AreTheseUtz" Hall$36,385
6Antonio7$28,342
7Bruut99$20,682
8Evan "fold_em_sho7" Lamprea$13,405
9Seanlawn$7,660

Notable Finishes: Ryan "ely_cash41" Hughes (12th - $5,974.80), Michael "YrrsiNN" Huber (13th - $4,710.90), Daniel "w00ki3z." Cates (14th - $4,710.90)

PokerStars Sunday 2nd Chance

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+$152,243$448,600
PlacePlayerPrize
1call110$76,262
2Jonathan "MONSTER_DONG" Karamalikis$57,420.80
3savvides2$42,841.30
4TFerrera$31,402
5Javier "El_Canonero" Dominguez$22,430
6Faraz "The-Toilet 0" Jaka$17,944
7BMH v.2.37$13,458
8mad_gambl3r$8,972
9Aaron "JeanGrae" McCready$6,280

Notable Finishes: Hiren "hustla16" Patel (13th - $2,915.90), Kyle "weekesy333" Weekes (14th - $2,915.90), Annette "Annette_15" Obrestad (15th - $2,915.90)

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

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$100+$91,527$544,900
PlacePlayerPrize
1GabrielMoyaa$98,299.96
2alando44$71,109.45
3Pkr_b777$54,490
4Houtenaar$40,867.50
5nasud 11$28,607.25
6Matt "ADZ124" Marafioti$23,158.25
7hummylun$17,709.25
8Jim "reelhugefish" Gilbert$12,260.25
9Elio "smokrokflock" Fox$7,628.60

Notable Finishes:

Full Tilt $1,500,000 Guarantee

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+$1616,362$3,272,400
PlacePlayerPrize
*1Brian "BriALLIN" Kim$411,700
*2Pocket Plus$406,400
3backin200$229,068
4Alex "garage13" Dickinson$163,620
5boujer$114,524
6Steve "StevoL_7" Leonard$85,082.40
7Martin "DrGiggy" Giguere$61,553.85
8Sean "metfan4590" Ripp$45,159.12
9SCF187$32,069.52

*denotes heads-up deal

Notable Finishes: Danny "ALLINDANNY1" Suied (14th - $15,871.14), Ylon "TenthPlanet" Schwartz (17th - $11,617.02), Anthony "BtCh I MiTe Be" Bruno (25th - $8,017.38), Mike "tuna_fish_tank" Stroh (26th - $8,017.38)

Full Tilt Sunday Brawl

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$240+$163,362$672,400
PlacePlayerPrize
1GulahPapyrus$134,480
2Kopek3$86,067.20
3mrkrinkle773$63,878
4eriahm$47,740.40
5Goatman2121$33,620
6bobloblaw2012$22,189.20
7Bennybunny18$14,792.80
8DaKilla7777$10,086
9Kevin "Bootle1" Steward$7,396.40

Notable Finishes: Daniel "All4non" Drescher (11th - $4,975.76), Chris "MrDoggy" Klodnicki (13th - $3,294.76), Jordan "Jymaster11" Young (23rd - $1,949.96), Erica Schoenberg (26th - $1,949.96)

Full Tilt Sunday Mulligan

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+$161,280$256,000
PlacePlayerPrize
1McLean "PureProfitFour" Karr$56,320
2kid_bramm$35,840
3knickadam55$25,920
4MrMawcus$20,800
5Yoghii$15,692.80
6David "muckducks" Cairns$11,520
71stair$7,424
8DownByDaBridge$5,376
9Alex "AWice" Wice$3,840

Notable Finishes: Mike "Gags30" Gagliano (12th - $2,176), Andrew "SkillVille" Weisner (14th - $1,587.20)

We have one more $15,000 Sunday Million Freeroll with PokerStars left to qualify for, with $1,000 to the winner and 260 tournament tickets, including 45 Sunday Million Tickets on offer.

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