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The Sunday Briefing: Maria Ho Wins PokerStars Sunday 500 for $80,000

Maria Ho

Maria Ho was one of Sunday's biggest earners on the virtual felt this week. The popular pro took down the PokerStars Sunday 500 for $80,370, defeating a tough final table that included Nicolas "niccc" Chouity and Jakob "mendieta19" Carlsson.

Other well-known players collecting big scores on Sunday were Parker "tonkaaaa" Talbot, Michael "Skämmes" Tureniec, Shaun "sincinaty118" Hegarty, Marcin "pyszalek" Wydrowski, 2013 WSOP November Niner Amir "AmirSF" Lehavot, and Sebastian "p00cket00" Sikorski, who won the Full Tilt Poker $250K Guarantee.

Taking home the biggest prize of the day was Romania's "power941," the winner of the PokerStars Sunday Million for $235,893.

Here's a full look at the results from the Sunday Majors on PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker, partypoker and WSOP.com:


The Sunday Briefing: Maria Ho Wins PokerStars Sunday 500 for ,000 101

Sunday Million ($1M Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+157,863$1,572,600
PlacePlayerPrize
1power941$235,893
2plenny004$172,986
3karopi8ikaki$117,945
4politm69$79,259
5Sasuke234$62,904
6N0b0dy$47,178
7ram_siva1$31,452
8rasek26$18,084
9Sircall$12,187

Notable Finishes: Elisar "poker41day" Serbu (10th - $8,413), David "davidv1213" Vamplew (18th - $4,167), Kristaps "bertulsons" Bertulis (20th - $3,459)


The Sunday Briefing: Maria Ho Wins PokerStars Sunday 500 for ,000 102

Sunday Warm-Up ($500K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+153,639$727,800
PlacePlayerPrize
1krec23$94,320*
2GrimRipper2$69,755*
3NoHayMiedo$71,658*
4dev209$65,575*
5Dejan "dejanaceking" Divkovic$30,931
6needdollarz$23,653
7Nicolsan777$16,375
8Kevin "iacog4" Iacofano$9,007
9lavdara$5,822

Denotes four-handed deal

Notable Finishes: Thomas "ua-qaypo.wsx" Butzhammer (10th - $4,366), Zachary "Zackattack" Korik (13th - $3,275), Nick "FU_15" Maimone (19th - $1,855), Alex "AlexKP" Petersen (22nd - $1,855), Kevin "KevBoyStar" Stani (25th - $1,855)


The Sunday Briefing: Maria Ho Wins PokerStars Sunday 500 for ,000 103

$250K Guarantee

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+151,450$290,000
PlacePlayerPrize
1Sebastian "p00cket00" Sikorski$43,484*
2BlackBrahman$34,460*
3Alexander "AlexM666" Moiseev$29,170*
4PerfectWeather$29,344*
5Ronald "ScarJo" Lee$23,620*
6Nick "Grippolio" Grippo$11,310
7ollie_p$8,410
8LeoEleven$6,090
9Zarlink$4,321

*Denotes five-handed deal

Notable Finishes: Ryan "HITTHEPANDA" Franklin (10th - $2,900), Jonathan "xMONSTERxDONGx" Karamalikis (11th - $2,900), James "croll103" Carroll (18th - $1,595), John "BlackFours" May (21st - $1,160)


The Sunday Briefing: Maria Ho Wins PokerStars Sunday 500 for ,000 104

Sunday Brawl ($200K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$240+151,258$251,600
PlacePlayerPrize
1gosuoposum1$50,320
2DRON4EK$33,513
3alexander_rus$23,902
4Portox$17,863
5Private ATM$13,334
6PoutsoKefalos$9,812
7Mutha Flushaa$7,296
8TONI_BG73$5,283
9MURIBE$3,774

Notable Finishes: Steve "mcnallyville" McNally (15th - $1,912), Dylan "InvisibleEnigma" Linde (19th - $1,081), Michael "benvo123" Benvenuti (27th - $1,081)


The Sunday Briefing: Maria Ho Wins PokerStars Sunday 500 for ,000 105

200K Guaranteed Sunday

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+151,113$207,018
PlacePlayerPrize
1weichhart$28,362
2mubarakhalal$17,078
3Lukas "Criiistiano.R7" Bergland$10,143
4DR.WALTZ$7,659
5No1Juicyplayer$5,485
6stee1989$4,036
7grigorq77$3,001
8Play2Party$2,484
9cocicoli$1,987

The Sunday Briefing: Maria Ho Wins PokerStars Sunday 500 for ,000 106

Sunday 500 ($300K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$500+30893$446,500
PlacePlayerPrize
1Maria "Femmeonfelt" Ho$80,370
2bearsfan775$57,285
3BostonG12$42,864
4RZA4444$32,148
5Carster$22,325
6Nicolas "niccc" Chouity$17,860
7SSSOORRY$13,395
8Jacob "mendieta19" Carlsson$8,930
9NikolasDLP$5,358

Notable Finishes: Artem "Artem205" Metalidi (10th - $4,241), Martin "filfedra" Stazko (11th - $4,241), Nick "PureCash25" Rampone (12th - $4,241), Alexander "Schildy1984" Debus (14th - $3,348), Max "$kill Game" Weinberg (15th - $3,348), Robby "PlayaPlz" Lipkin (19th - $1,964), Shyam "G's zee" Srinivasan (17th - $2,455)

Get in on the Sunday Majors action yourself by visiting PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and PartyPoker.


The Sunday Briefing: Maria Ho Wins PokerStars Sunday 500 for ,000 107

$109 Sunday Rebuy ($225K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$100+91,158$355,500
PlacePlayerPrize
1ShagWell$65,056
2Craqueta$47,281
3Dowgh-Santos$35,550
4pistecaloze$26,662
5Emp09$18,663
6Ami "UhhMee" Barer$15,108
7Julia Zhang$11,553
8easylimp$7,998
9Andrew "RunThisTable" Lichtenberger$4,977

Notable Finishes: Maksim "MAMOH_T" Mamonov (14th - $2,844), Bryan "bparis" Paris (19th - $2,165), Niels "Fisherman903" Van Alphen (21st - $1,599)


The Sunday Briefing: Maria Ho Wins PokerStars Sunday 500 for ,000 108

Sunday 2nd Chance ($175K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+151,464$292,800
PlacePlayerPrize
1vicenfish$44,507
2Parker "tonkaaaa" Talbot$41,868
3Michael "Skämmes" Tureniec$27,786
4Vahan00$19,910
5mikimiki88$14,493
6Ben "jenbizzle" Jones$11,565
7balsareny88$8,637
8Griffin "Flush_Entity" Benger$5,709
9prebz$3,162

*Denotes heads-up deal

Notable Finishes: Pawel "sosickPL" Brzeski (12th - $2,518), Peter "Se7enTr3y" Akery (13th - $1,961), Matias "Festivuss" Gabrenja (14th - $1,961), Rasmus "RasA86" Agerskov (16th - $1,405), Marcin "pyszalek" Wydrowski (17th - $1,405)


The Sunday Briefing: Maria Ho Wins PokerStars Sunday 500 for ,000 109

Sunday Supersonic ($125K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$210.80+4.201,579332,853
PlacePlayerPrize
1Benjamin134$52,393*
2Shaun "sincinaty118" Hegarty$49,893*
3Marcin "pyszalek" Wydrowski$33,285
4Amir “AmirSF” Lehavot$24,963
5Kispocok91$17,474
6rasta25$14,146
7cheese9$10,817
8Robin "robinho" Ylitalo$7,489
9ThatIsLuck$4,659

*Denotes heads-up deal

Notable Finishes: Maria "Femmeonfelt" Ho (13th - $2,496), Michael "Stella948" Kanaan (16th - $1,830)


The Sunday Briefing: Maria Ho Wins PokerStars Sunday 500 for ,000 110

$25,000 Weekly Sunday Guarantee (New Jersey)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+15135$27,000
PlacePlayerPrize
1FuriousGeorg$7,425
2Fish_Stix$4,320
3RIP_Neiko$2,457
4Gary "GB2005" Bogdanski$1,917
5BiggDaddy$1,647
6Gunn11$1,377
7Bigcakes1$1,053
8sizzlinbetts$675
9bucknaked64$486

The Sunday Briefing: Maria Ho Wins PokerStars Sunday 500 for ,000 111

$15,000 Weekly Sunday Guarantee (Nevada)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+1589$17,800
PlacePlayerPrize
1MrBeaumont$5,073
2deigo$2,937
3Leona$1,780
4BShriever5$1,424
5Roldy$1,228
6Mr_McSpewins$1,050
7Turbozzz$872
8SuGaRaY71$605
9Karla10$480

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