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The Sunday Briefing: "sweetster" Wins Partypoker $500K; Ziyard & Stein Capture Titles

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Over the weekend, partypoker held its largest event in over a year when it increased the guarantee of its Sunday Major from $200,000 to $500,000.

The $200 buy-in tournament, which was called the "$500K Guaranteed Special Event," attracted 3,057 runners, which surpassed the guarantee by creating a prize pool of $568,602. The event featured a minimum first-place prize of $100,000, though a heads-up deal between “sweetster” and “pablito_21” saw them take home $85,688.57 and $83,471.48, respectively.

Over on PokerStars, European Poker Tour Loutraki champion Zimnan “Zimmy86” Ziyard won $86,176.40 when he took down the Sunday 500. In addition, he also won a $55 NL Hold’em 2x Chance tournament at PokerStars for close to $16,000 which made it a nice Sunday for the popular pro.

Speaking of PokerStars, the 2014 Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) with the SCOOP special editions of the Sunday Warm-Up and Sunday Million, both of which have plenty players still in contention and will determine a winner on Tuesday.

Over on Full Tilt Poker, Sam "miserd00d" Stein topped a field of 232 players to win the $635 Super Sized Sunday for $36,192. He did so by defeating a stacked final table that included Balasz “birs320” Botand, Stephen "stevie444" Chidwick, Dan "KingDan23" Smith, and Justin "ZeeJustin" Bonomo.

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


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partypoker 500K Guaranteed Sunday

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+153,057$568,602

PlacePlayerPrize
1sweetster$85,688.57*
2pablito_21$83,471.48*
3Nosferatuse$34,969.02
4x_zola25$27,292.89
5flatandfold$21,322.57
6Santiniii$16,489.45
7Iwilltakeallofu$12,793.54
8Robbi52$9,381.93
9Ben “Ch1pJam” David$6,595.78

*Reflects heads-up deal


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Sunday 500 ($300K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$500+30986$493,000

PlacePlayerPrize
1Zimnan “Zimmy86” Ziyard$86,176.40
2Fresh_oO_D$62,611
3pabloreis$46,835
468ioweyou1$35,003
5Cristian “casita_21” Rotondo$24,650
6D0ntTiltOnMe$19,720
7Eli "smokrokflock" Fox$14,790
8Kyle “KJulius10” Julius$9,860
9Jeff “stinger5158” Rossiter$5,669

Notable Finishes: Keven “Stammdogg” Stammen (21st - $2,070.60), Philipp “philbort” Gruissem (37th - $1,577.60)


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$109 Sunday Rebuy ($225K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$100+91,300$403,100

PlacePlayerPrize
1Sean “Kappustahead” Ripp$73,202.96
2Fabian “fabstinho” Quoss$53,209.20
3catostar$40,310
4Andrew “foucault82” Brokos$30,232.50
5Alen.song$21,162.75
6Gustavo “PIUlimeira” Goto$17,131.75
7Thomas “ttesone” Tesone$13,100.75
8Mantas “Kepalas89” Liachauskas$9,069.75
9Alex_d123$5,643.40

Notable Finishes: Chris “Moorman1” Moorman (48th - $846.51), Ana Marquez (93rd - $725.58), Scott “BigRiskky” Clements (98th - $725.58)


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Sunday 2nd Chance ($175K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+151,597$319.400

PlacePlayerPrize
1Guilherme “VinceVegaMFR” Cheveau$47,910*
2krzyeyeskila$44,410*
3Ori “OriQ9s” Hasson$29,384.80
4a$$ou$21,719.20
5Sbillau$15,650.60
6Alen “lilachaa” Bilic$12,456.60
7Fairy verde$9,262.60
8Matias “Festivuss” Gabrenja$6,068.60
9d.apollo777$3,321.76

*Reflects heads-up deal

Notable Finishes: Jack “jackziyang” Salter (31st - $1,117.90), Jim “Mr_BigQueso” Collopy (34th - $1,117.90), David “MissOracle” Yan (79th - $702.68)

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


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Sunday Supersonic ($125K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$210.80+4.201,724$363,419.20

PlacePlayerPrize
1Magardan$64,108.05
2Le_P.1.M.P.$47,244.49
3David “dpeters17” Peters$36,341.92
4JACOMARIA$26,347.89
5sanpro$18,897.79
6hunting4nemo$15,263.60
7tallalailla$11,629.41
8Marc-Andre “FrenchDawg” Ladouceur$7,995.22
9chikka21$5,087.86

Notable Finishes: Igor "iBreakU_U" Kruzhalov (24th), Ari “BodogAri” Engel (34th - $799.52), David “MissOracle” Yan (56th - $581.47), Bryn Kenney (68th - $581.47)


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Full Tilt Sunday Brawl ($200K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$240+151,239$247,800

PlacePlayerPrize
1Karen70$49,560
2orhi83$33,006.96
3Martin “FeynmanJR” Kozlov$23,541
4midnightGuest$17,593.80
5Tenkamusou$13,133.40
6Spencer “UHBigTex” Hudson$9,664.20
7David “betudontbet” Emmons$7,186.20
8Al Robbya$5,203.80
9Dominik “odom_pl” Panka$3,717

Notable Finishes: Thayer “THAY3R” Rasmussen (13th - $1,883.28), Joe “jcada99” Cada (22nd - $1,065.54), Chris “Moormanl” Moorman (33rd - $817.74)


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$250K Guarantee

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+151,433$286,600

PlacePlayerPrize
1xYuriDzix$57,320
2Fresa4ever$38,117.80
3gifuhornet$27,227
4Vitorbrasil$20,348.60
5eisenhower1$15,189.80
6Rhys “flopping_ell” Jones$11,177.40
7Grand Player11$8,311.40
8Ami “UhhMee” Barer$6,018.60
9manuverdon$4,270.34

Notable Finishes: Jordan “Jymaster11” Young (13th - $2,120.84), Jon “apestyles” Van Fleet (48th - $601.86), Dan “KingDan23” Smith (49th - $601.86), Chris “DeMaci” DeMaci (51st - $601.86), Nick “FU_15” Maimone (52nd - $601.86)


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Super Sized Sunday

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$600+35232$139,200

PlacePlayerPrize
1Sam "miserd00d" Stein$36,192
2THENUTHUNTER$22,968
3Balasz “birs320” Botand$17,400
4Stephen "stevie444" Chidwick$13,572
5Beyond_Godl1ke$10,092
6Dan "KingDan23" Smith$7,308
7Justin "ZeeJustin" Bonomo$4,872
8whereisdonny$3,828
9flong78$2,923

Notable Finishes: Jon “apestyles” Van Fleet (15th - $1,392), Joe "bigegypt" Elpayaa (24th - $835.20)


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$25,000 Weekly Sunday Guarantee (New Jersey)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+1575$25,000

PlacePlayerPrize
1durrrr$7,250
2bel0wab0ve$4,250
3black_ivy…$3,000
4Goldend…$2,500
5Deuxexm…$2,000
6Sabo8198$1,725
7crazynoob$1,475
8randomra…$1,225
9RUA11$875
10notoriousC$700


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$15,000 Weekly Sunday Guarantee (Nevada)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+1578$15,600

PlacePlayerPrize
1mnbass1$4,446
2DiaperCh…$2,574
3tiltmonkey$1,560
4CPGodbet$1,248
5sandmanjd$1,076.40
6MrBeaum…$920.40
7INEFFABLE$764.40
8PaulDewald$530.40
9BigRupert$421,20

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