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That's a Sunday Wrap - See You Next Week!

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Another partypoker Sunday LIVE is wrapped up with the end of The Weekender Final Day. Only one of the feature games today hit its guarantee, but The Grand was almost 25% above with more than $245,000 in prizes. The Sunday 500 missed the guarantee by $6,000 while The Weekender Final Day was just $100 short of the $100,000 guarantee.

The Grand

The Grand played down to a winner in just over 9 hours, and the final two players chopped it up after Canadian Sebastian Sikorski was eliminated in third place. Niklas Åstedt from Sweden won the top prize of $40,832, but Brazil's Bruno Volkmann won almost as much for second with $40,732. The rest of the final table payouts are below.

The Final Table

PlacePlayerCountryPrize 
1Niklas ÅstedtSweden$40,832 
2Bruno VolkmannBrazil$40,732 
3Sebastian SikorskiCanada$23,159 
4Aleksandr ShevelevRussia$15,562 
5Sihao ZhangLuxembourg$11,445 
6Preben StokkanUnited Kingdom$9,255 
7Ottomar LadvaEstonia$7,608 
8József LiszkovicsHungary$6,334 
9Dario SammartinoItaly$5,305 
The Grand
The Grand

The Sunday 500

The Sunday 500 was the first of the feature games to finish today with just under 7.5 hours of play time. "Zolov334" won $20,914 combined in the bounty event for the win, while second place "MayaRunGood" banked more than $11,000 combined.

Final Table Payouts

PlacePlayerBountyPrize
1"Zolov334"$12,546$8,368
2"MayaRunGood"$2,813$8,357
3"Ubermensch"$1,094$5,674
4"Natthiko"$3,031$3,786
5"SovseFlemming99"$1,531$2,721
6"Player4544"$766$2,127
7"Danny Leee"$375$1,612
The Sunday 500
The Sunday 500

The Weekender Final Day

The Weekender Final Day was the last big game to finish today, even though it only clocked in at just over 7.5 hours. It was the last game to start in the day though, so it was also the last to finish. "Hematogen" won more than $12,000 with bounties included, almost 50% more than the $8,452 combined for second place "Scelevco".

Final Table Payouts

PlacePlayerBountyPrize
1"Hematogen"$5,566$6,538
2"Scelevco"$1,925$6,527
3"Shyfflowich"$1,142$4,324
4"TonySopran0"$1,056$2,803
5"UAshDiPAllet"$1,572$1,912
6"lastalias"$406$1,473
7"hidude"$593$1,082
8"Zoula"$1,043$860
9"robturf"$100$680
The Weekender Final Day
The Weekender Final Day

That's another Sunday wrapped up for partypoker Sunday LIVE. Join us here at PokerNews again next week for all the Sunday LIVE action!

$1M Gtd Opener Kicks off the 2021 WPT World Online Championships

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$1M Gtd Opener Kicks off the 2021 WPT World Online Championships
$1M Gtd Opener Kicks off the 2021 WPT World Online Championships

The WPT World Online Championships (WPTWOC) was one of the highlights on the online poker tournament calendar during 2020, so partypoker is delighted to run the festival again this year. Those of you wanting to attempt to become a WPT champion do not have long to wait to begin your quest because the first events shuffle up and deal on August 12.

August 12 at 2:05 p.m. BST, the $200,000 guaranteed Mini Opener gets underway with the first of three dozen flights. The $22 buy-in 7-max PKO event has flights from August 12 right up until August 23, and at several times each day.

"Hematogen" Wins The Weekender Final Day for more than $12,000 Total

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The third and final feature game today is complete with "Hematogen" taking down the top prize of $6,538 plus another $5,566 in bounties in The Weekender Final Day. They won it heads up against "Scelevco", who banked almost $8,500 in combined prizes.

The Weekender Final Day Payouts

PlacePlayerBountyPrize
1"Hematogen"$5,566$6,538
2"Scelevco"$1,925$6,527
3"Shyfflowich"$1,142$4,324
4"TonySopran0"$1,056$2,803
5"UAshDiPAllet"$1,572$1,912
6"lastalias"$406$1,473
7"hidude"$593$1,082
8"Zoula"$1,043$860
9"robturf"$100$680

Niklas Åstedt Has Won The Grand

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Niklas Åstedt Has Won The Grand
Niklas Åstedt Has Won The Grand

Niklas Åstedt is this week's winner of The Grand, taking home more than $40,000 for the win. He survived through 247 entries to take down the biggest share of the $245,494 prize pool, but he chopped it heads up with Brazilian Bruno Volkmann, who also took home more than $40,000 for the effort.

The Grand Final Table Payouts

PlacePlayerCountryPrize 
1Niklas ÅstedtSweden$48,035 
2Bruno VolkmannBrazil$33,529 
3Sebastian SikorskiCanada$23,159 
4Aleksandr ShevelevRussia$15,562 
5Sihao ZhangLuxembourg$11,445 
6Preben StokkanUnited Kingdom$9,255 
7Ottomar LadvaEstonia$7,608 
8József LiszkovicsHungary$6,334 
9Dario SammartinoItaly$5,305 

partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Returns With a Bang in Cyprus

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partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Cyprus
partypoker LIVE MILLIONS Cyprus

The partypoker LIVE MILLIONS tour is returning and doing so with a bang this September. partypoker LIVE MILLIONS North Cyprus is penciled in from September 16, and features a massive$3 million guaranteed Main Event.

Like all major live poker tournaments, the partypoker LIVE MILLIONS tour succumb to the COVID-19 pandemic. Pablo Brito Silva was the last player crowned a partypoker LIVE MILLIONS champion when he won the MILLIONS South America Main Event back in February 2020. it has been a long and arduous wait for the MILLIONS to return, but that wait is almost over.

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The Sunday 500 is Complete

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The Sunday 500 is now complete, and "Zolov334" has emerged the winner. They banked more than $21,000 in total, while second place "MayaRungood" pocketed more than $11,000.

The Final Table Payouts for The Sunday 500

PlacePlayerBountyPrize
1"Zolov334"$12,546$8,368
2"MayaRunGood"$2,813$8,357
3"Ubermensch"$1,094$5,674
4"Natthiko"$3,031$3,786
5"SovseFlemming99"$1,531$2,721
6"Player4544"$766$2,127
7"Danny Leee"$375$1,612

Astedt Leads The Grand with Seven Left

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Astedt Leads The Grand with Seven Left
Astedt Leads The Grand with Seven Left

Niklas Åstedt from Sweden is way ahead in The Grand right now with more than 80 million chips. His closest competitor is Canada's Sebastian Sikorski who has just under 39 million. They are in Level 30 with blinds at 600,000/1,200,000/175,000.

The Sunday 500 is still battling three handed with "Zolov334" in front with about 40 million, "MayaRungood" in second with about 34 million and "Ubermensch" in third with about 20 million.

There are six players left in The Weekender Final Day and "Scelevco" is in front with more than 26 million and almost $1,700 in bounties.

Just Three Left in The Sunday 500

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There are just 3 players left in The Sunday 500 now. "Zolov334" is the chip leader with more than 40 million and almost $4,000 in bounties.

The Grand is down to the final nine with Sihao Zhang leading the way with 38.5 million chips, while The Weekender Final Day is down to seven left.

Improve Your Poker Skills for FREE with MyGame Whiz at partypoker

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Players seeking free study tools will be pleased to learn that partypoker recently launched the revolutionary MyGame Whiz to its poker client.

MyGame Whiz acts as a personal poker coach by analyzing cash game, tournament, and SPINS hands at partypoker using Game Theory Optimal (GTO) strategy.

The motto shown by partypoker Ambassador Kevin Hart below explains it all: "Become the poker player you were born to be."

Read on to learn more about MyGame Whiz at partypoker