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Sunday Briefing: Alex Foxen Banks Almost $240,000

Alex Foxen had some big results online this weekend.

April 26 was another massive day for online poker tournament players with guarantees being blown out of the water. The best players in the world go hunting when the prize pools are juicy and some of these elite stars came home with plenty of spoils.

POWERFEST: Big Game $1M Gtd Phase Final at partypoker

DateApril 26
Buy-in$5,200
Guarantee$1,000,000
Entrants256
Prize pool$1,174,170
ITM32

Alex Foxen topped a ridiculously tough final table in the $1 million guaranteed Big Game at partypoker. Some 256 players made it or bought in to the final phase to compete for a share of the $1,174,170 prize pool.

The final eight locked up at least $27,005, and what a final eight it was.

Bruno Volkmann busted first and was joined on the rail by Benjamin Rolle and Linus Loeliger, who was also busy winning the Poker Masters Main Event for almost $1 million.

Nick Petrangelo was the next to fall before Daniil Lukin and Jordi Urlings fell by the wayside to leave Foxen heads-up against Brazil’s Yuri Dzivielevski. Foxen got the job done and received $239,413, resigning the runner-up to a $173,777 consolation prize.

PlacePlayerPrize
1Alex Foxen$239,413
2Yuri Dzivielevski$173,777
3Jordi Urlings$123,874
4Daniil Lukin$91,585
5Nick Petrangelo$64,579
6Linus Loeliger$49,315
7Benjamin Rolle$36,399
8Bruno Volkmann$27,005

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partypoker MILLION at partypoker

DateApril 26
Buy-in$215
Guarantee$1,000,000
Entrants6,091
Prize pool$1,218,366
ITM728

The partypoker MILLION was won by the United Kingdom’s Jareth “wong951” East this week. First-place weighed in at $186,133 after more than 6,000 players created a $1,218,366 prize pool.

East defeated “The12MUL8” heads-up for the title, leaving the runner-up to bank $129,938, the only other six-figure prize on offer.

Each of the eight finalists won more than $11,000. “Kawhi_Tho" fell in eighth for $11,403 and was joined on the sidelines by “AmericanEagle”, “Taigu”, and “RobinHudd.”

Team partypoker’s Day “daykotoviezy” Kotoviezy ran out of steam in fifth-place and collected $54,278 for her troubles. Shout out also to “Tiger97” who finished in third for an $83,384 prize.

PlacePlayerPrize
1Jareth “wong951” East$186,133
2The12MUL8$129,938
3Tiger97$83,384
4Day “daykotoviezy” Kotoviezy$54,278
5RobinHudd$37,257
6Taigu$25,281
7AmericanEagle$17,73
8Kawhi_Tho$11,403

GGMasters: $500K Gtd at GGPoker

DateApril 26
Buy-in$150
Guarantee$500,000
Entrants3,662
Prize pool$508,356
ITM611

The GGMasters hit its $500,000 guarantee for the first time since GGPoker increased it to half a million dollars. It was hit when 3,662 players bought in and created a $508,356 prize pool!

Lithuania’s “Vladiator13” was the main beneficiary of this juicy pot as they were the last player standing. First place weighed in at a massive $72,299. The Lithuanian defeated Hong Kong’s “Luaot” heads-up to secure the title, leaving the runner-up to get their hands on a still impressive $50,735.

The champion also secured more than 1,400 points for the Player of the Year race. GGPoker is still updating the latest table but we believe Vladiator13 should soar straight into second-place. The race is heating up!

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1Vladiator13Lithuania$72,299
2LuoatHong Kong$50,735
3HorseAlmightyBrazil$35,604
4aaaanastyRussia$24,985
5notvrygudCanada$17,534
6nullerCyprus$12,304
7BingoMasterLithuania$8,635
8ViKingPowerBrazil$6,059
9new7legend7Colombia$4,252

$100M is Gtd for the WSOP Super Circuit Online

GGS Phased: $1K Day 2

DateApril 26
Buy-in$1,000
Guarantee$1,000,000
Entrants1,463
Prize pool$1,389,850
ITM206

Some 1,463 players piled into the $1,000 buy-in GGS Phased High Roller and created a $1,389,950 pot that was shared among the top 206 finishers.

Everyone at the nine-handed final table won at least $16,384, but the final three players each secured six-figure paydays.

“fcma1111” of Cyprus finished in third and padded their bankroll with $112,174. This left “waransan” of Germany and “Trashdawg” of Albania to fight it out for the title. That title is now in Albania with Trashdawg improving their lifetime winnings by $213,001. The runner-up walked away with $154,574 for their efforts.

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1TrashdawgAlbania$213,001
2waransanGermany$154,574
3fcma1111Cyprus$112,174
4degenkaliuChina$81,405
5JissssesHungary$59,075
6PocketJahCanada$42,871
7DoniBagsIsrael$31,111
8PlzLetMEgoFinland$22,577
9rottenbergRussia$16,384

$1,050 Sunday Warm-Up at PokerStars

DateApril 26
Buy-in$1,050
Guarantee$200,000
Entrants224
Prize pool$224,000
ITM27

Mustapha “lasagnaaammm” Kanit has been in scintillating form of late and continued his purple patch with victory in the $1,050 Sunday Warm-Up at PokerStars. Kanit came out on top of a 224-strong crowd, doing so with his third bullet, to walk away with $39,025 after a heads-up deal with Russian star Victor “papan9_p$” Ustimov. The Russian netted $37,901.

Earlier at the final table, Francisco “Tomatee” Benitez and “jwall888” busted before Simon “C.Darwin2” Mattsson crashed out in seventh-place. “T-Macha” of the UK won the first five-figure prize, namely $11,068 then Jon “apestyles” Van Fleet dusted off his stack in fifth-place, a finish worth $14,567.

Hungary’s “UmakeMeSikkk” finished in third for a $19,173 score and “hayroller” turned $1,050 into $25,234 from their Canadian home.

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1Mustapha “lasagnaaammm” KanitUnited Kingdom$39,025*
2Victor “papan9_p$” UstimovRussia$37,901*
3hayrollerCanada$25,234
4UmakeMeSikkkHungary$19,173
5Jon “apestyles” Van FleetCanada$14,567
6T-MachaUnited Kingdom$11,068
7Simon “C.Darwin2” MattssonSweden$8,409
8jwall888Canada$6,389
9Francisco “Tomatee” BenitezUruguay$5,424

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$2,100 Sunday High Roller at PokerStars

DateApril 26
Buy-in$2,100
Guarantee$100,000
Entrants70
Prize pool$140,000
ITM8

The $2,100 Sunday High Roller usually attracts a star-studded crowd and this weekend’s edition didn’t disappoint. Seventh of the world’s best players fought it out for a share of the $140,000 prize pool.

Nobody won more than “WATnlos” who emerged victoriously with $37,78 reasons to be cheerful. The Austrian defeated Panama’s “calitox” heads-up for the title, leaving the Panamanian to collect $28,725.

The final table housed several household names. Simon “C.Darwin2” Mattsson was the eighth-place finisher, a result worth $5,543. Russia’s “Futti18” busted next, with Preben “prebz” Stokkan exiting in fifth for $12,619.

Mattsson’s fellow Sweden Jerry “Perrymejsen” Odeen fell in fourth for $16,600 before Sam “Str8$$$homey” Greenwood became the penultimate elimination and saw $21,837 make its way to his PokerStars account.

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1WATnlosAustria$37,787
2calitoxPanama$28,725
3Sam “Str8$$$Homey” GreenwoodCanada$21,837
4Jerry “Perrymejsen” OdeenSweden$16,600
5Preben “prebz” StokkanUnited Kingdom$12,619
6140tank a/aIreland$9,593
7Futti18Russia$7,292
8Simon “C.Darwin2” MattssonSweden$5,543

$20,000 Sunday Whale at 888poker

DateApril 26
Buy-in$320
Guarantee$20,000
Entrants87
Prize pool$26,100
ITM12

Over at 888poker, “carmen.1957” won the $20,000 Sunday Whale for the second consecutive week. The British player triumphed over 86 opponents in this week’s tournament to pad their bankroll with $7,190.

888poker ambassador Martin “MJacobson” Jacobson reached the final table but his stay there was short-lived. The former WSOP Main Event champion busted in eighth-place for a $978 score.

Peter “kiskutya23” Traply was also present and correct at the final table, although he tripped up in sixth place for a $1,370 prize.

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1carmen.1957United Kingdom$7,190
2LAW5YAAUnited Kingdom$4,828
3mosi157Germany$3,654
4xFink_PloydxCanada$2,479
5MarkBurtoniUnited Kingdom$1,827
6Peter “kiskutya23” TraplyHungary$1,370
7strike30003 $1,109
8Martin “MJacobson” JacobsonUnited Kingdom$978
9AnnaSanibel $783

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The $100,000 Sunday Mega Deep at 888poker

DateApril 26th
Buy-in$109
Guarantee$100,000
Entrants1,024
Prize pool$104,800
ITM99

The $100,000 Sunday Mega Deep saw 1,024 players enter this week and it was Argentina’s “Nemesis_25” who came out on top to scoop the lion’s share of the $104,800 prize pool. The Argentinian got their hands on an impressive $19,230 after defeating “888pruha” heads-up for the title.

“MartonasBOOM” was the only other player to net five-figures. The Swede finished third for $10,375.

A special mention has to go to “xFink_Ploydx” who finished sixth for $4,401. They also finished fourth in the $20,000 Sunday Whale for a $2,479 score.

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1Nemesis_25Argentina$19,230
2888pruhaRussia$13,728
3MartonasBOOMSweden$10,375
4Deniii14Germany$7,807
5DubaiPrince4 $5,449
6xFink_PloydxCanada$4,401
7WHATaDREAMBrazil$3,353
8elsabagaboanRomania$2,305
9SCCP91910Brazil$1,362

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