Weekend Review: Peters wins the Million as Malta festival reaches full speed

A brief look at all the headlines on PokerStars this past weekend.

Weekend highlights on PokerStars

* David "dpeters17" Peters wins the Sunday Million
* The EPT Malta festival plays on at the Portomaso Casino

harbour_malta_24oct16.jpgThe small harbour, a short walk from the Portomaso Casino in St Julians, where the EPT Malta festival continues

Sunday Million

David Peters is running hot right now, and we have the proof. While last week he finished 16th in the Sunday Million, this week he won the lot, and a first prize of $143,000.

As Pauly McGuire reported for the Blog, run good is a powerful force, something his next opponents should bear in mind whether playing him live or online. Time will soon tell.

Here's the full result.

Sunday Million results (October 23, 2016)
Entries: 5,041
Prize pool: $1,008,200.00
Places paid: 692

1. David 'dpeters17' Peters (Canada) $143,505.41
2. Jack Addict (Canada) $100,705.67
3. kbza08 (Argentina) $70,671.99
4. chwasciu (Poland) $49,595.47
5. TheLiiin (Canada) $34,804.47
6. SAFADA1 (Brazil) $24,424.65
7. Gordinho90 (Brazil) $17,140.40
8. brianjk (Canada) $12,028.53
9. Omon_Ra_AA (Russia) $8,441.25

Weekend winners

There were numerous weekly majors this past weekend. Below are the top ten winners.

$215 SUNDAY MILLIONdpeters17Canada $143,505.41
$1,050 Sunday Grand NLHEcaaaaamelAustria $62,269.72
$215 Sunday Warm-UpveyrassoisSwitzerland $57,950.10
$1,050 Sunday Grand PLO [6-Max]probirsHungary $38,460.69
$215 Sunday Supersonic [6-Max, Hyper-Turbo]ToxicBluffGermany $35,765.03
$700 Super-Sized Sunday [Progressive KO]prebzNorway $35,554.03
$22 Mini Sunday MillionnicolatinoDenmark $25,715.49
$11 Sunday StormPal82Hungary $23,556.60
$109 Sunday Cooldown [Turbo]U_Key_UJapan $22,805.80
$109 Sunday Kickoffdanger0usCosta Rica $18,410.02

The full list of results is now available. Clicking this link

EPT Malta

We're almost a week into the EPT Malta festival with the initial 10K Hold'em event won by Dietrich Fast, the IPT Main Event won in quick time by Ismael Bojang, and last night the €25K High Roller won by David Yan.

david_yan_champion_ept13_malta_24oct16.jpg€25,000 High Roller winner David Yan

The Main Event is also underway, with the second of the opening Day 1 flights starting today as well as the single day €10,000 event, both of which will be reported on with live updates on the PokerStars Blog. Follow this link to ensure you don't miss a thing. You can also find out everything about the festival on the EPT homepage.

That wraps up another weekend of results and news 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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