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Sunday Briefing: Sunday Million Ends in a Three-Way Chop

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  • This week's PokerStars Sunday Million ended in a three-way chop. Discover how much the trio won.

This weekend’s Sunday Million surpassed its $1 million guarantee by almost $100,000 and featured a three-way chop where the final three players banked a combined $340,958.02.

It was “Bager1988” who claimed the most of the Sunday Million’s prize pool, netting $146,004.41 with runner-up “elcoysa” collecting $104,193 and “FloweerBoy” turning $215 into an impressive $90,760.61.

This week’s Sunday Million takes place one day later, on Boxing Day, due to Sunday being Christmas Day. The slightly later Sunday Million has a massive $2 million guaranteed prize pool.

Another huge payday was enjoyed in the $1,050 Sunday Grand NLHE, which this week brought 282 players, creating a prize pool that beat the $200,000 guarantee by $82,000. The lion’s share of the prize pool went to Canada’s “OLD TIME GIN” who banked $53,694.74 and bragging rights among his peers.

Some of the other notable PokerStars results included:

  • Guilherme “Anao19” Schreiber – winner of the $109 Sunday Starter for $5,862.22
  • “nareee” – winner of the Big $162 for $5,170.28
  • “majster88” – winner of the $109 Sunday Kickoff for $24,291.11
  • “pAYtAXiSnICE” – winner of the Hot $162 for $6,013.54
  • Josef “jobekr” Snejberg – winner of the $215 Bounty Builder for $15,379.25
  • “OMGACEACEACE” – winner of the $215 Sunday Warm-Up for $58,459.39
  • “sergewiceq” – winner of the $215 Weekender for $9,614.46
  • “Bjuran” – winner of the Big $109 for $25,781.75
  • Rohid “FireFaux” Omari – winner of the Hot $162 for $14,650.95
  • Dario “Secret_M0d3” Sammartino – winner of the $700 Super-Sized Sunday for $36,304.35
  • “weyon” – winner of the $109 Bounty Builder for $15,667.42
  • “PULGUITO” – winner of the $109 Bubble Rush for $10,291.20
  • Erik “Popiedejopie” van den Berg – winner of the Hot $109 for $19,299.74
  • Anton “antesvante” Wigg – winner of the $1,050 Sunday Grand PLO for $31,618.41
  • Adrian “Knightsgeee” Attenborough – winner of the Big $215 for $22,315.24
  • “Tankanza” – winner of the $109 Sunday Cooldown for $18,700
  • “MTLsubaru” – winner of the $215 Sunday Supersonic for $34,998.94
  • Anatoly “NL_Profit” Filatov – winner of the Hot $215 for $16,714.77
  • “sagedecarte” – winner of the $109 Sunday Wrap-Up for $8,591.24

The biggest score at partypoker this week weighed in at $43,022.13, which was the first-place prize of the $250,000 Gtd Title Fight won by Alexandr “Biack” Trofimov. Partypoker ambassador Tony “Bond_18” Dunst finished eighth in the same tournament for $4,995.90.

This week’s $150,000 Gtd High Roller was won by “PokerrrGenius” who turned $530 into $33,475.53 and a shoutout to “kainasi” who won the $150,000 Gtd Main Event for a cool $24,000.

Finally, the results from 888poker where “steveybg” won the $80,000 Baby Whale for $18,053.55. The $100,000 Mega Deep ended in a heads-up chop where “vaitodo.pt” won $22,429.28 and “nemekiss” walked away with $19,351.10.

The United Kingdom’s “IkamBarc” turned $160 into $11,168.58 by taking down the $50,000 Sunday Crocodile. Canada’s “d0nkeykong” triumphed in the $70,000 Sunday Challenge for a $15,402 score.

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