A new Sunday tournament was introduced this week on Poker Stars. A high stakes $5200 buy in winner take all freeze out featured top online professionals such as Gigabet, MezemerizePLZ, ADZ, as well as others including Barry Greenstein entered the event, however another high stakes cash game professional, TheCleaner11, took down the $100,000 top prize. In the Sunday Million, amateur Scott “BigRiskky” Clements took down just about $190,000 top prize, while top 10 MTT pro westmenloAA received 38th place for about $3,300. The win was just icing on the cake for Clements, who won his 2nd WSOP bracelet, a WPT title, and over 2 million dollars in earning just this year. Ch.Krebs1 took down the Sunday warm up for nearly $100,000, while top MTT pro zangbezan24 (aka 1mperium) took down the high stakes showdown for $25,000.
Full Tilt recently changed their Sunday 750k guaranteed to 1 million guaranteed, and that tournament was won by a player named by The Vuk. He had qualified through a $14 satellite and had only won just under $5,000 total in online tournaments in his career before he won nearly $220,000 for his victory! Roothlus, the ranked 63rd by pocketfives.com, received 58th place.
A big event this week was Ultimate Bet’s UBOC tournament series main event. The $1,000 buy in tournament had 807 entrants and a prize pool of $807,000. The winner was MTT pro fergwrx, who beat out a star studded final table consisting of 3rd place finisher Issac Barron as well as MattSuspect, won the nearly $181,000 first place pay out.
In two other tournaments, AgentSSE won the Bodog 100k guaranteed for $25,000, while lastochka777 won the Party Poker 300k guaranteed for $64,320! Congratulations to all the big winners this week!