Sunday Briefing: Patrick Leonard Banks More Than $200K
Patrick Leonard boosted his bankroll by almost $208,000 on Feb. 4 after he triumphed in a $5,200 buy-in POWERFEST event at his sponsor's site, partypoker.
partypoker POWERFEST #46-H: $1M Gtd NL Hold’em
Leonard was one of 204 players to exchange $5,200 for the chance to win a slice of a $1 million guaranteed prize pool. The British grinder was joined at the partypoker virtual felt by several of his teammates, including Roberto “WelshWizard” Romanello, who fell in 34th place, just outside of the money.
Each of the eight players at the final table secured at least $23,460 for their efforts, with the final three players banking six-figure scores.
”blakjak19” collected $107,640 for his third-place finish with “SchelampigaUhu” walking away with $150,960 for being the runner-up. Leonard picked up the $207,978 top prize.
|1||Patrick “Patrick_Leonard” Leonard||$207,978|
partypoker POWERFEST #48-H: $1M Gtd Main Event NL Hold’em
Another huge tournament at partypoker saw 525 entries processed in the POWERFEST High Main Event. Seventy-two places were paid, a min-cash being worth $4,725 and a final table appearance coming in at $17,200.
Narrowly missing out on a final table berth was the partypoker ambassador Joao “joaosimaobh” Simao who fell in 10th place for $13,860.
The lion’s share of the prize pool went to Ramiro “letsgodancing” Petrone, who defeated “a.urli” heads-up to bank $195,720, leaving the runner-up to scoop $139,125.
|1||Ramiro “letsgodancing” Petrone||$195,720|
partypoker POWERFEST #48-M: $1M Gtd Main Event NL Hold’em
|2||Paul “Sentapied99” Senter||$107,050|
PokerStars Sunday High Roller
The PokerStars Sunday High Roller was won by Sergi “srxakgirona” Reixach this week after he outlasted a field of 165 in the $2,100 buy-in tournament.
This event always attracts the best players in the business so it was no surprise to see a star-studded final table with the likes of “girafganger7”, Simon “C. Darwin2” Mattsson, Sami “Lrslzk” Kelopuro and Johannes “Greenstone25” Korsar at it.
Jonathan “OMGjonyctt” Concepcion finished in third place for $38,593 with “Garrin4e” falling in second place for $50,638. That last exit meant Reixach was the last player standing and his reward was $66,441.
|1||Sergi “srxakgirona” Reixach||$66,441|
|3||Jonathan “OMGjonyctt” Concepcion||$38,593|
|5||Johannes “Greenstone25” Korsar||$22,418|
|6||Sami “Lrslzk” Kelopuro||$17,086|
|7||Simon “C. Darwin2” Mattsson||$13,022|
PokerStars Sunday Million 12th Anniversary
The Sunday Million 12th Anniversary Edition is currently in play after the 43,975 players were reduced to a more manageable 535. PokerStars was left nursing an overlay of more than $1.2 million, but that will not bother those who are currently still in the hunt for the $1,024,524 first-place prize.
Latvia’s “LV_Arturs” leads the way with 7,861,717 chips, followed by “ViDss” of Brazil sitting on 7,798,090.
Play resumes at 7:00 p.m. GMT on Feb. 5.
888poker Sunday Mega Deep
|1||Chris “888Moorman” Moorman||$23,446|
|7||Fabrizio “DrMikee” Gonzalez||$3,085|
888poker ambassador Chris “888Moorman” Moorman won this weekend’s $100,000 Sunday Mega Deep for a cool $23,446. Moorman topped a field of 469 entrants to get his hands on the five-figure score.
Among those reaching the final table was Argentina’s Fabrizio “DrMikee” Gonzalez who fell in seventh place for $3,085.
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