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Ask any online tournament pro what day of the week they look forward to most, and they’ll almost always tell you Sunday. However, ask them after that Sunday what their least favorite day of the week is, and they’ll most likely tell you it’s Sunday. While nearly everyone falls into the latter category, a select handful fell into the former category yesterday. However, the fields dwindled a bit this week, with a great deal of players in Monte Carlo for the EPT Grand Final. Quite possibly due to this, there were a little less big names than you’d expect to see at some of these prestigious final tables. Of course, there’s also an unbelievable amount of luck involved in taking down these big field tournaments.

The Poker Stars Sunday Million final table was filled with relative unknowns yesterday, but featured quite possibly the fastest final table finish in the history of the Million. FTR members nutsinho and mcatdog made a run, but finished 164th and 78th, respectively.  The final table lasted under an hour, with graslevy utterly steamrolling the competition en route to taking down over $200k for his finish. Here were the final nine, and their payouts.

1. graslevy – $204,562.80
2. JTD DOG – $103,006.80
3. Mescalin8 – $72,540.00
4. grabskia – $58,032.00
5. Caetana – $43,524.00
6. Purrel – $31,917.60
7. HittinChills – $22,487.40
8. rainmakerAD – $13,057.20
9. choppermen2 – $8,559.72

The Full Tilt $750k Guarantee mirrored the Sunday Million, as it suffered a slight drop off in players, and wasn’t final tabled by some of the names we’d expect to see there. However, after nine and a half hours, xPEOPLES CHAMPx had not only first place, but the $132,787.50 prize as well.

1. xPEOPLES CHAMPx – $132,788
2. Rdgfish – $80,250
3. futbolin – $52,500
4. timmy720 – $41,400
5. RustySea – $31,050
6. NutmilkmouZ – $23,025
7. breeth – $17,250
8. Magma1000 – $13,500
9. JETNUT – $10,050

The $100+9 Bodog 100k Guarantee only attracted 711 players this week, which meant there was an over 25% overlay. Rufrider, the eventually winner, is better known online as thelandlord.

1. rufrider – $25,000
2. 69BossMustang – $14,300
3. Jack Splat – $9,200
4. jazzyfresh45 – $6,900
5. zdepew2000 – $5,500
6. digdaft – $4,500
7. pkb6786 – $3,500
8. BertieWooster – $2,500
9. Jadenali – $1,600

The Poker Stars $200+15 $200k Guaranteed Sunday Second Chance attracted 1270 entrants this week. It featured such notables as vm1124, who recently took 2nd in the Sunday Million, and well-known high stakes cash game player, Empire2000. Empire2000 finished 9th for $3,556, while vm1124 took 7th for $8255.

1. goldenkid001 – $45,720
2. SageSimon – $33,020
3. tiger76 – $25,400
4. bluffdeez503 – $19,050
5. HarrisMP – $13,335
6. DRrastus – $10,795
7. vm1124 – $8,255
8. wrecker – $5,715
9. Empire2000 – $3,556

The $5k Winner Take All freezeout on Poker Stars saw a big hit this week, as it has usually hit the 20 player mark every week, but only hit 10 this week. However, MrSmokey1, a prolific tournament pro, took it down for $50k.

The $200+16 Sunday Mulligan saw a turnout of 969 players this week, as it was final tabled by some well-known players. Pechorin came in 4th for $15,988.50, YoungSupremacy came in 6th for $8,721, and Full Tilt Pro, Stuart Paterson, better known as TheDonator, came in 9th for $3,294.60.

1. zestfulyclean – $44,574
2. THE_GOLDMINE – $28,101
3. Boondy – $20,834
4. Pechorin – $15,989
5. DBmeplz – $12,113
6. YoungSupremacy – $8,721
7. traction – $5,814
8. Mammola – $4,535
9. Stuart Paterson – $3,295

The increasingly popular $240+16 “Sunday Brawl” tournament on Full Tilt Poker attracted 1,598 entrants. It’s the only major Sunday tournament to include the knockout structure. It was a $250k Guaranteed, but blew by the guarantee by almost $70k. The winner was SkinnyRick, better known as Stoweski. He took down a cool $68.7k.

1. SkinnyRick – $68,714
2. CMUBALLER – $43,466
3. golsen11 – $32,280
4. eaglestorm76 – $25,268
5. QuakerMagic – $19,176
6. AADeuchars – $13,743
7. Mergolux – $8,949
8. siphon3511 – $6,392
9. lilfishy897 – $4,474

And rounding out the major Sunday tournaments, was the Sunday Warmup on Poker Stars, a $200+15 500k Guarantee. Riverloser is a familiar name, as he used to dominate tourneys on Poker Stars a few years back, but has since cut back his volume.

TheTotti – $108,732
anky213 – $55,468
gango17 – $39,854
Riverloser – $31,480
iemins – $24,680
QUEEN KAZU – $18,258
zaphrail – $13,222
Mazelucky – $8,311
styroben33 – $4,911

Congratulations to everyone who final tabled these events!