PokerStars Sunday Million

The PokerStars Sunday Million is one of the most prestigious online poker tournaments in history. It has been a mainstay in online poker since it was first launched in May 2006 and continues to attract some of the best and well-known poker players each and every week.

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Finished Tournaments

Winner Winning Hand Prize Runner-up Losing Hand
PokerStars Sunday Million 15th Anniversary Vanessa "Niffller" Kade 88 $1,514,920 Pawel "Talibenes" Ladniak k9

Anniversary Sunday Million

Every year, PokerStars holds an Anniversary Sunday Million with a boosted prize pool. In 2011, Luke Vrabel won $671,094 and a Lamborghini Gallardo for winning the Fifth Anniversary Sunday Million. Fast forward to 2021 and Vanessa "Niffller" Kade scooped an enormous $1,514,920 for winning the 15th Anniversary Sunday Million.

Read More: History of the PokerStars Sunday Million Anniversary Events

2011Fifth59,128Luke "Bdbeatslayer" Vrabel$671,094*
2013Seventh49,827Andrius "benislovas" Bielskis$836,324*
2015Ninth50,432Brayden "BRAYDEN93" Fritzshall$597,720*
2018Twelfth43,975Luis "Hulk9950" Felipe$960,000*
2018Twelfth Take 256,310“Daenarys T”$1,000,043
2020Fourteenth93,016Alex "AAAArthur" Brito$1,192,802*
2021Fifteenth69,876Vanessa "Niffller" Kade$1,514,920

Read More: PokerStars Ambassadors Excited Ahead of Sunday Million Anniversary

Sunday Million Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is the buy-in for the PokerStars Sunday Million?

The PokerStars Sunday Million costs $215 to enter.

When was the first PokerStars Sunday Million?

The very first PokerStars Sunday Million took place on March 5, 2006

Who won the first PokerStars Sunday Million?

The winner of the first PokerStars Sunday Million was "aaaaaaaa" who took home $173,843.

When was the biggest-ever PokerStars Sunday Million?

The biggest-ever PokerStars Sunday Million took place on December 18, 2011 as part of the PokerStars tenth anniversary celebrations. A field of 62,116 players generated a prize pool of $12,432,200. Kyle "First-Eagle" Weir took home $1,146,574 after a six-way deal

Who was the first two-time PokerStars Sunday Million champion?

In May 2009, Jesper "KipsterDK" Hougaard became the first two-time PokerStars Sunday Million champion

Who was the first three-time PokerStars Sunday Million champion?

Artem "veeea" Vezhenkov won the PokerStars Sunday Million on three separate occasions (Nov. 2015, July 2017 and Oct. 2018) for combined cashes of almost $400k.