Sunday Briefing: Beresford Makes Final Tables at party and PokerStars
Jan. 28 was the eight day of the $15 million guaranteed POWERFEST at partypoker and it was the biggest day of series so far with more than $2.6 million awarded across 12 events. Besides partypoker, PokerStars had some decent prizes up for grabs too, and it was the last day of the 888 XL Blizzard. Let's take a look at the results of some of the biggest events online this weekend.
partypoker POWERFEST #26-H: $500K Gtd NL Hold’em
Some 102 entrants participated in the POWERFEST #26-H: $500K Gtd NL Hold’em, a $5,200 buy-in tournament that paid out the top 16 finishers.
Some 102 entrants participated in POWERFEST #26-H, a $5,200 buy-in tournament
“nipa3p3” was the unfortunate soul to burst the money bubble, which paved the way for Team partypoker’s Louise “lou045” Butler to min-cash for $10,200. The least any of the eight final table members could win was $16,575, the sum “WWWpartyCOM” collected.
“girafganger” fell in seventh-place and Conor “ADRIEN_BRODY” Beresford was another notable finalist; Beresford busted in fifth-place.
“aLiNeNok1617” and “PhileasFogg” locked horns heads-up for the title, but not before striking a deal that locked up a six-figure score for each of them. The former eventually secured the title to win his or her first POWERFEST event.
|5||Conor “ADRIEN_BRODY” Beresford||$33,150|
partypoker POWERFEST #25-M: $500K Gtd Title Fight Special Edition NL Hold’em
The $215 Title Fight usually has a $250,000 guaranteed prize pool, but thanks to POWERFEST, this special edition of partypoker’s flagship tournament featured a guarantee doubled in size.
Hungary’s Andras “probirs” Nemeth took full advantage of the huge prize pool and walk away as the tournament’s champion, an accolade that came with an $82,100 cash prize. Finishing second to Nemeth was “DedoDeGorila” who banked $58,000, while the rest of the final table won between $5,225 and $37,350.
|1||Andras “probirs” Nemeth||$82,010|
partypoker POWERFEST #24-H: $150K Gtd NL Hold’em
|4||Joao "joaosimaobh" Simao||$20,650|
partypoker POWERFEST #25-H: $250K Gtd Super High Roller Special Edition NL Hold’em
PokerStars Sunday Million
Not only did "soleeJ" win $165,627 for the victory, he or she won a $30,000 PokerStars Players Platinum Pass as well
Mexico’s Joao “soleeJ” Ferreira enjoyed a profitable Sunday at the PokerStars virtual felt courtesy of winning this weekend’s Sunday Million. Not only did "soleeJ" win $165,627 for the victory, he or she won a $30,000 PokerStars Players Platinum Pass as well.
Ferreira reached the final table of the Sunday Million three months ago; he fell in seventh-place for more than $17,000 on that occasion, which was Ferreira’s largest score at PokerStars at that point. Now, Ferreira has almost increased his largest cash ten-fold by topping a field of 6,134 entrants.
Next week’s Sunday Million is the 12th Anniversary Sunday Million featuring a $10 million guaranteed prize pool and a $1 million first-place prize.
|1||João "soleeJ" Ferreira||Mexico||$165,627|
PokerStars Sunday High Roller
Netherlands-based Irishman Conor “1_conor_b_1” Beresford added almost $63,000 to his lifetime winnings by triumphing in the $2,100 Sunday High Roller. Beresford outlasted a talented crowd of 151 entrants, including Ole “wizowizo” Schemion (14th for $5,513), Anton “antesvante” Wigg (12th for $6,267) and “bencb789” (third for $29,500).
Beresford now has more than $5.6 million in online winnings.
|1||Conor “1_conor_b_1” Beresford||Netherlands||$57,820|
|4||Rui "RuiNF" Ferreira||Netherlands||$20,650|
|6||Ivan "Negriin" Luca||Argentina||$11,800|
|7||Dmitry "yurasov1990" Yurasov||Belarus||$9,440|
PokerStars Sunday 500
|2||Joel "jbrown8777" Brown||Canada||$28,338|
|4||Ivan "Negriin" Luca||Argentina||$15,225|
|6||Bryan "Brryann" Ruiter||Netherlands||$8,180|
|7||DR FABIAN DR||Costa Rica||$5,996|
|8||Vicente "vicenfish" Delgado||Mexico||$4,395|
With the 888poker XL Blizzard wrapping up with their massive $1,050 Main Event, the biggest first-place prize was rewarded over on 888poker. Head over to our dedicated recap of those events, right here.
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