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Sunday Briefing: Sunday Million Ends in Five-Way Chop

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  • Some big names scooped large cash sums in this weekend's online Sunday majors.

Online poker’s richest weekly tournament, the $215 Sunday Million at PokerStars, ended in a five-way chop this weekend with the quintet of players walking away with between $66,000 and $114,002 for their investment.

A deal was struck with only five players remaining. “H1TMANSH” was the first to benefit; the fifth-place finish was originally worth $38,100 but H1TMANSH took home $86,475 after the deal was struck.

Fourth place and $114,002, the largest prize this week, went to Sweden’s “CherryOnTop”. “Ballertimes” of Finland secured a $66,000 payout. The runner-up, “meneerbeer” banked $86,465, while “Apekatt666” was the last player standing and turned $215 into $100,772.

Some of the other big payouts at PokerStars on Mar. 19 included:

  • “jakl&haid” – winner of the $109 Sunday Starter for $5,630
  • “Alm0st_There” – winner of the Big $162 for $4,503
  • “Beastmode001” – winner of the $109 Sunday Kickoff for $14,384
  • Renato Almeida “bauruzito” Prado Valentim – winner of the Hot $162 for $6,772
  • “SuchADegen” – winner of the $215 Bounty Builder for $12,129
  • “huang33” – winner of the $215 Sunday Warm-Up for $39,563
  • Diego “Mr.Bittar” Bitar – winner of the $215 Weekender for $6,254
  • Naoya “nkeyno” Kihara – winner of the Big $109 for $23,918
  • Bernado “Machadada RS” Rocha – winner of the Hot $162 for $9,876
  • “oakley007274” – winner of the $700 Super-Sized Sunday for $39,463
  • “WATnlos” – winner of the $109 Bounty Builder for $16,149
  • “Coria17” – winner of the $109 Bubble Rush for $9,732
  • “deanjlfc” – winner of the Hot $109 for $19,719
  • Nick “caecilius” Petrangelo – winner of the $1,050 Sunday Grand NLHE for $54,731
  • Dario “Secret_M0d3” Sammartino – winner of the $1,050 Sunday Grand PLO for $26,417
  • “nofair18” – winner of the Big $215 for $28,389
  • “R0HR” – winner of the $109 Sunday Cooldown for $24,763
  • “Madcandle” – winner of the $215 Sunday Supersonic for $37,212
  • “TheFan83” – winner of the Hot $215 for $21,363
  • “SetNCheck” – winner of the $109 Sunday Wrap-Up for $11,170

There were also some huge results at partypoker on March 19, including the win in the $350,000 Gtd Title Fight for “Civilokas” which was worth a cool $56,000. Another large score went to “SleepT1ght” who triumphed in the $150,000 Gtd Main Event and turned $109 into $25,942.

Four high roller tournaments at partypoker were each filled with some of the best poker talent the world has to offer.

Robin “petdet3ctive” Ylitalo walked away with the $25,552 first-place prize of the $100,000 Gtd High Roller, while “good player” took down the $100,000 Gtd Super High Roller for $51,698. In the $150,000 Gtd High Roller, “BuyThaPot” claimed the top prize, namely $37,328 with “prebzzz” walking away with the $13,436 first-place prize of the $50,000 Gtd Turbo High Roller.

Over at 888poker, Scott “AggroSantos” Margereson walked away with top honors in the $120,000 Whale and turned his $600 into a most impressive $29,694. Germany’s “bossamtisch1” scooped the $25,687 top prize on offer in the $120,000 Mega Deep.

In the $40,000 Turbo Mega Deep, “LeetRunGoot” turned $215 into $9,243, “m.stoyanov25” won the $50,000 Crocodile for $12,397, and “Wilmy_x” secured the $15,241 top prize in the $80,000 Sunday Challenge.

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