The Poker Stars Sunday Million was a $1,000 buy in this week, and with nearly 2,000 entered 1st prize was nearly double the norm: $350,000. It was won by amateur Mighty_L, in third was Tulkaz, a professional from Denmark, who scored $126,000 for his respectable effort. Dario Minieri had an absolutely incredible day, not only winning the $215 rebuy for about $57,000, but also winning the Sunday $5200 winner-take-all freezeout for $100,000! In the Sunday Second Chance respected MTT player and midstakes cash game regular loosefer took down to $57,000 first place prize.
Full Tilt’s Sunday 750k guaranteed was won by ygga69. Top tournament player THE__D__RY, who tore up the 2007 WCOOP, received 4th place for a solid $46,000 score. In the rest of the big Sunday tournaments, bigmonte87 took down the $25,000 first place payout in the Bodog 100k guaranteed, which recently has seen large overlays. Sunday was no different, as Bodog had to add about $25,000 to the prize pool. High11th was the winner of Party Poker’s 300k guaranteed, who received around $50,000 for his finish. Finally, in Ultimatebet’s 200k guaranteed, matadoren7 edged out 4th ranked MTT player POKERPRO33 (according to pocketfives.com) for a $45,000 prize. POKERPRO33 still received $26,500 for his 2nd place finish.
Congratulations to all the winners this week and Happy New Year!