PokerStars weekend review (9 December 2013): sincinaty118 wins $421,972 in Sunday Million

Irish player sincinaty118 won $421,972 in the Sunday Million $5m guaranteed special this weekend. That's quite a bankroll spike heading into the festive season. Don't expect a lump of coal in their stocking this Christmas morning.

That massive Sunday Million was part of the PokerStars December Festival, a huge jamboree of promos, big guarantees and giveaways that last until 20 December. Find out more about it here. December Mission Week starts today. It's super easy to opt-in and you could win up to $25,000. Find out more about December Mission Week now.


Mission accepted

sincinaty118 wasn't the only big winner. There was a three-way chop in the $1m guaranteed Sunday Warm-Up between nowayyaright ($146,922.87), KingOfThe$ea ($165,000) and Shiko21 ($129,996.22). Read the full Sunday Warm-Up report.

You can see who else final tabled in this round up of all the big weekly tournaments: click here.

Prague Poker Festival
The Eureka Prague Main Event kicked off the Prague Poker Festival in earnest yesterday, coverage of which you can find here. The EPT Prague Main Event starts Thursday, 12 December. See the full schedule EPT Prague Schedule.

Deal or no deal?
It's 'no deal' for Team PokerStars Pro Johnny Lodden. He wrote an interesting piece about his final table machinations here. Even when three-handed at the EPT Grand Final and playing for huge amounts of money... PokerStars Head of Poker Communications Lee Jones adopted a different view (in a small fun tournament). Read his opinion here.

Rafa Nadal to play at EPT Prague
Rafa Nadal will be playing a charity event at EPT Prague, which we'll be covering live. Nadal will be playing against, among others, football legend Ronaldo and Team PokerStars Pro Daniel Negreanu. Should be fun.

Marital bliss
There was also a wedding theme of sorts running through Team pro blog posts. Jan Heitmann wrote about his own wedding here while Nacho Barbero was a guest at Vanessa Selbst's wedding.

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