Weekend Review: geob000 works quickly to get the job done
No fireworks or theatrics this week, just a straight down the middle, run of the mill weekend of big results culminating with the Sunday Million. Read on for all the details.
Weekend highlights on PokerStars
• geob000 of Greece wins the Sunday Million and a first prize of $149,332.
From what we gather from Jason Kirk's final table report of this week's Sunday Million, all hell broke loose from the moment cards were in the air, with the entire final table playing down to a winner inside of an hour. That made is an exception, and a thrilling one, with a first Sunday Million title going to geob000, which you can read about here.
The full result is below:
Sunday Million ($215 NL Hold'em) results (March 5, 2017)
Prize pool: $1,049,800
Places paid: 728
1. geob000 (Greece) $149,332.51
2. BARBARVSSA2 (Russia) $104,794.60
3. ruthless848 (Canada) $73,541.63
4. tonyfellone (United Kingdom) $51,609.21
5. kiely13 (United Kingdom) $36,217.78
6. lilachaa (Bosnia and Herzegovina) $25,416.60
7. flipmm (Brazil) $17,836.52
8. mentor1904 (Austria) $12,517.08
9. fergiecfc (United Kingdom) $8,784.20
The weekend was about more than the Sunday Million, as the biggest results from the weekend, listed below, demonstrate:
|$215 SUNDAY MILLION||geob000||Greece||$149,332.51|
|$215 Sunday Warm-Up||GeoManousos||Romania||$58,070.04|
|$1,050 Sunday Grand NLHE||Ben86||Canada||$53,504.25|
|$700 Super-Sized Sunday [Progressive KO]||Naza114||Netherlands||$39,998.30|
|$215 Sunday Supersonic [6-Max, Hyper-Turbo]||Nelisschuif7||Malta||$34,028.25|
|$1,050 Sunday Grand PLO [6-Max]||Ahhh ls lt?||United Kingdom||$29,176.46|
|$11 Sunday Storm||spawllo||Brazil||$28,753.04|
|$22 Mini Sunday Million||leitalopez||Argentina||$26,508.94|
|$109 Sunday Cooldown [Turbo]||slm022||Monaco||$23,082.34|
|$109 Sunday Kickoff||wnr2050||Romania||$19,906.83|
Find all the results for the weekend of March 4 to 5, 2017 on PokerStars, by clicking here.
Rozvadov opens its doors
As we reported last week PokerStars festival Rozvadov is upon us, with our coverage beginning on the Blog this week, from Thursday. Our team will be in place to bring reports from the tournament room. If you're new to the Kings Casino and Rozvadov - a hidden gem of world poker - you can read more about what to expect here.
To Russia with love
As you may have read, PokerStars announced details today of what will be the biggest ever poker event ever held in Russia. The PokerStars Championship Sochi is now inked into the diary, running from 20-31 May, 2017. Click here for all the details of this exciting new event.
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It's a the newest tournament series from PokerStars aimed at the grassroots players eager to get some experience, while playing in some of the best poker venues. First up is London, which you can read about here.
• Another Top 5
There was more from the PokerStars.tv archive last week. This time it was the Top 5 table nightmares, which you can watch here.
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