Weekend Review: No missing Vandersmissen in Million

We start the week in the usual way with a look back at all of the weekend's results.


Weekend highlights

Kevin "Civell" Vandersmissen wins the Sunday Million, collecting $173K.
UKIPT Super Series at the Hippodrome in London won by Dale Garrad.


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Round up of latest results

He's a former Irish Open winner, and an EPT runner-up to boot. Now Kevin "Civell" Vandersmissen is a Sunday Million winner, after his performance worth $172,918.54 at the weekend.

As Martin Harris reported, it took more than ten hours to reach the final table, but only an hour to then find a winner, with no deal making it a good day for the Belgian. Read the full report here.


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Elsewhere in the Warm-Up EvnomiYa was collecting a first prize of $79,822 ahead of a field of 2,526 players. The Russian has previously reached WCOOP and Super Tuesday final tables but this time went all the way. You can read David Aydt's report of the final table here.

Lastly there was action in the real world at the Hippodrome in London where the UKIPT Super Series event was won by Dale Garrad. We covered it from the start, which you can in its entirety here. Alternatively, skip to our event wrap for the highlights.

Here are the results in full.

PokerStars Sunday Million 10/18/15
Entrants: 5,528
Prize pool: $1,105,600.00
Places paid: 810

1. Kevin "Civell" Vandersmissen (Bulgaria) $172,918.54
2. Ken "kenny05" Smaron (Costa Rica) $128,802.40
3. Nayeem "dancingbudha" Syed (United Kingdom) $91,046.16
4. MrJovelli (Latvia) $62,466.40
5. grishanin121 (Ukraine) $46,988.00
6. Rhys "floppinhel" Jones (United Kingdom) $35,932.00
7. Player60598 (Germany) $24,876.00
8. Vocaaas (Czech Republic) $13,820.00
9. stackarn (Sweden) $8,844.80


PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up 10/18/15
Entrants: 2,526
Places paid: 360
Prize pool: $505,200.00

1. EvnomiYa (Russia) $79,822.00
2. Wombatox (Poland) $59,952.08
3. yurasov1990 (Belarus) $42,942.00
4. oliva86d (Colombia) $29,554.20
5. virvuserdtse (Ukraine) $22,481.40
6. lesik1979 (Russia) $17,429.40
7. DreamOnDream (Germany) $12,377.40
8. EmielsonNL (Netherlands) $7,325.40
9. rybunia (Poland) $4,294.20


PokerStars UKIPT Super Series
Places paid: 39
Prize pool: £112,835

1. Dale Garrad (United Kingdom) £28,300
2. Julien Rouxel (France) £18,800
3. Andrey Veselov (Russia) £13,760
4. Steve Critchley (United Kingdom) £11,105
5. Alex Kaczmarek (United Kingdom) £8,710
6. Andy Purser (United Kingdom) £6,590
7. Jorge Barcelo Cortes (Spain) £4,840
8. Sebastian Jung (France) £3,555


The weekend's top winners

$215 Sunday Million: Civell (Bulgaria) $172,918.54
$215 Sunday Warm-Up: EvnomiYa (Russia) $79,822.00
$530 Sunday 500: inca7bar (Malta) $53,949.00
$215 Sunday Supersonic [6-Max]: antesvante (Sweden) $46,961.81
$109+R Sunday Rebuy: krasark (Australia) $41,905.20
$215 Sunday 2nd Chance: heatbr (Brazil) $35,208.00
Knockout Week-27: $320 Saturday Super-Knockout [Special Edition]: pazipro (Hungary) $34,428.81
$11 Sunday Storm: Necreto (Brazil) $29,514.03
$109 Sunday Kickoff: Lena900 (Sweden) $28,352.00
$162 Sunday 6-Max: sammejao (Sweden) $20,007.00

Click here for all the weekend's major results on PokerStars for the weekend October 17-18, 2015.


Coming up this week

The focus this week will be on ANZPT in Melbourne for a short time, before the European Poker Tour once more takes centre stage, albeit with the Italian Poker Tour tucked in between.

The EPT arrives in Malta this week, for the second time this year. It starts with the €25k High Roller on Friday, which in turn is followed by a €5,000 Main Event and a long list of side events to suit most bank rolls.

Before that the IPT kicks off its Main Event in Malta, starting on Wednesday, to be followed during the EPT festival with an IPT High Roller. Find details of that, and the entire EPT festival in Malta, on the EPT homepage.

Before all that though the ANZPT will come to a conclusion. As we reported last week it's the last ever ANZPT event, and looks set to go out in style. Follow the action for yourself on our coverage page, with the Melbourne festival coming to a close on Tuesday.


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Stephen Bartley is a staff writer for the PokerStars Blog.

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