Who Will Win the PokerStars Sunday Million 15th Anniversary?
The PokerStars Sunday Million 15th Anniversary has been a huge success with 69,876 entrants generating a massive $13,975,200 prize pool to smash the $12.5 million guarantee.
Yesterday witnessed the 17,516 remaining players battle it out on Day 2 into the money and well beyond with just 65 players remaining after 32 blind levels of 15 minutes each were in the books.
Day 3 will begin at 5:05 p.m. GMT (1:05 p.m. EDT) at Level 51 with blinds at 400,000/800,000/100,000a and increase every 15 minutes until a winner is crowned.
"Transylvanian" Leads the Way
Romania's "Transylvanian" will the final day of the Sunday Million 15th Anniversary at PokerStars in the captain's chair with a chip leader's stack of 66,800,871 with Russia's "peu3ep" (55,658,388) and Bulgaria's "PanchoVetin" (52,596,824) closest on their tail.
Also bringing top ten stacks into Day 3 are Netherlands' "ikkedus" (49,591,533), Russia's "Vvlankov" (49,248,898), Norway's "malinga" (48,951,775), Poland's "jelczan123" (48,907,238), Lebanon's "ha04444" (44,358,859), Austria's "Grozzorg" (42,206,753), and Belarus' "VladHunter21" (38,880,288).
Meanwhile, Vanessa "Niffller" Kade is just behind this group in 13th place with a stack of 35,482,077 with Thomas "tomnelz1" Nelz a few spots behind in 17th place with 28,167,959 in chips.
Tonight's winner is slated to bank $1,514,920 with the runner-up also becoming a millionaire with second place awarding $1,035,358. Of course, this is barring any deals made at tomorrow's final table where at least $50,000 will need to be played for to the winner.
All returning players will be guaranteed at least a $10,757 payout for a healthy return on their $215 buy-in. This could be an even bigger return for those that qualified through the many paths PokerStars made available prior to late registration closing minutes before the start of Day 2.
PokerNews will be right there until a winner is crowned. So stay tuned to see who will win $1.5 million tomorrow during the final day of the PokerStars Sunday Million 15th Anniversary.