Weekend review: Only one story as Internett93o wins Sunday Million
A brief look at all the major stories from this past Christmas weekend on PokerStars.
The weekend highlight
-- Internett93o from Brazil wins the $5 million guaranteed Sunday Million for a first prize of 354,187.
Round up of latest results
It was a season to be jolly for this weekend's Christmas crackers. While over-indulgence and the holidays were on most people's minds, Brazilian player Internett93o was winning the Christmas Sunday Million with a $5 million guarantee. Meanwhile planty07/08 was doing the same in the Sunday Warm-Up.
As Martin Harris reported, it was a long final, befitting one with so much at stake, and certainly one to remember. Click through the links to read the full story. Consume with egg nog or your chosen spirit of the season.
Here are those results in full:
Sunday Million ($5M Gtd) results
Prize pool: $6,267,000.000
Places paid: 4,671
1. Internett93o (Brazil) $354,187.08*
2. tutinho (Brazil) $316,380.88*
3. MrIonV (United Kingdom) $271,266.00*
4. tweeprise (Ecuador) $249,072.80*
5. terabyte11 (India) $300,069.51*
6. Dylan "WhiteRabbito" Honeyman (Australia) $225,350.09*
7. Inmate10981 (Canada) $256,839.57*
8. Nik "Reraiseallin" Persaud (United Kingdom) $71,459.46
9. haris_at (Austria) $52,952.38
* = denotes a seven-way deal leaving $50,000 for the winner
PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up
Prize pool: $634,000.00
Places paid: 495
1. planty07/08 (United Kingdom) $75,195.58*
2. Dirty Timm (Germany) $81,033.42*
3. tdr01 (Romania) $69,792.00*
4. Curioso24 (Peru) $36,455.00
5. barnaby10921 (United Kingdom) $26,945.00
6. plspaythxbye (Ukraine) $20,605.00
7. Hoegh93 (Denmark) $14,265.00
8. carryhero (Canada) $7,925.00
9. boiereasa777 (Romania) $5,072.00
* denotes part of three-way chop
The weekend's top tournament winners
|Sunday Warm-Up||planty07/08||United Kingdom||$75,195.58|
|Sunday Supersonic [6-Max]||pokerkluka||Netherlands||$62,195.66|
|Sunday 2nd Chance||Mad_Dog_Er1c||Canada||$49,962.44|
|Sunday Kickoff||Olli444||Czech Republic||$31,328.00|
|NL Hold'em [Turbo]||kylef89||Canada||$26,587.50|
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That's all from the Christmas weekend on PokerStars. As always send your questions and comments to us on Twitter: @PokerStarsBlog.
Stephen Bartley is a staff writer for the PokerStars Blog.