Weekend Review: Vilcates wins the Million and there's a winner in Manila

Weekend highlights on PokerStars

* Vilactes of Argentina wins the Sunday Million.
* The APPT Main Event plays down to a winner in Manila.


Sunday Million

Another Sunday ticks away and another million dollar guarantee. As Martin Harris reported the conclusion of these weeks highlight was an all Latin American affair, with Vilactes of Argentina beating kdrAS of Brazil to a first prize of $131,000, which was the biggest share of a three way deal that also included German player $trateGema. You can read Martin's full report on the Blog, and check out the full result below.

Sunday Million ($215 No-Limit Hold'em) August 7, 2016
Entrants: 5,383
Prize pool: $1,076,600.00
Places paid: 764

1. Vilactes (Argentina) $131,000.00*
2. kdrAS (Brazil) $110,000.00*
3. $trateGema (Germany) $93,070.69*
4. boahgerding (Germany) $51,784.46
5. scallpell (Canada) $36,082.03
6. Re8uZ (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) $25,140.97
7. Anton "ekziter" Astapau (Belarus) $17,517.68
8. João Mathias "joaoMathias" Baumgarten (Brazil) $12,205.84
9. kalaloom (Estonia) $8,504.81
*denotes three-way deal

Weekend winners

Either side of the Sunday Million there was plenty to play for over the weekend. The biggest winners are listed below.

$215 SUNDAY MILLIONVilactesArgentina $131,000.00
$1,050 Sunday Grand NLHEapestylesCanada $57,942.80
$215 Sunday Warm-UpJacobLarssonSweden $53,179.56
$1,050 Sunday Grand PLO [6-Max]pads1161Hungary $35,429.95
$700 Super-Sized Sunday [Progressive KO]majo-K88Austria $33,965.26
$215 Sunday Supersonic [6-Max, Hyper-Turbo]pokerjoe485Austria $25,442.72
$22 Mini Sunday MillionJumalSanderEstonia $22,027.70
$109 Sunday Kickoffkuki20aldinBosnia and Herzegowina $19,959.96
$11 Sunday StormFreakstahNetherlands $19,837.75
$109 Sunday Cooldown [Turbo]DaNteisKingGermany $18,855.63

A winner in Manila?

As I write events in Manila are reaching a conclusion after several days play at the City of Dreams. The final nine was led by Linh Tran and among an almost all-Asian final the English Pro Sam Razavi.

sam_razavi_apptmanila.jpgThe unmistakable poker face of Sam Razavi

Our team of Brad Kain and Marc Convey have been court side since the start with live updates, which you can read on the APPT Manila coverage page. And wait, yes... the result is just in from Manila. There is a winner after all, which you can read about here.

That's all from another busy 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. Follow him on Twitter: @StephenBartley.
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