The Poker Stars Sunday million reached just over a 1.3 million dollar prize pool and had nearly 200k up for grabs for first place. No poker pros could be found at the final table, which cleared the way for amateur BigBossM to take down top prize. No names also won the Sunday 100k guaranteed and the Sunday warmup. In the High stakes showdown, Phil “Jman” Galfond took down first prize of $50,000, top MTT player zangbezan24 aka 1mperium came in second.
In the other major tournaments, FTR’s busto_soon got 3rd in the Ultimate Bet’s 200k guaranteed for $18,500. MTT Pro adanthar1 got 7th in the event for $7,000. The winner was amateur soggyvag, who took down a $45,000 score. In the Bodog 100k guaranteed, a player named azaverl claimed the $25,000 top prize. In the Full Tilt 750k guaranteed, a player named kvnok88 entered the final table as chip leader; he kept his lead and won nearly $150,000. Lastly, kenn121 was the winner of the Party Poker 300k guaranteed for just about $44,000.
Meanwhile in Verona, New York, FTR’s Ben “Sauce123” Sulsky was in the chip lead of the Super stack series 1k Main Event at Turning Stone Casino when the 4 remaining players decided to chop. Sauce was declared the winner and awarded the $36,000 top prize, his biggest tournament score to date. He beat out cardrunners.com MTT pro Mkind, who received 2nd place. Congratulations to Sauce, busto_soon, and the rest of the Sunday winners!