Weekend Review: Barcelona blow-out ends with Juanda victory

Now, that was a weekend.

By now, you've probably heard all about it, but if you were on a no-devices stay-cation with the love of your life, here's what you missed:

EPT Barcelona broke just about every record known to the EPT, including becoming the biggest-ever EPT Main Event. Neymar Jr showed up and played several events. It was enough to even get a rise out of Mike "Timex" McDonald.

Well, Neymar Jr didn't win, but one of poker's most famous men did: John Juanda, one of poker's winningest players, added more than a million euros to his lifetime winnings. It was, in a word, jump-worthy.


Need to catch up on everything that happened over the weekend? Here are the biggest stories from the past few days.

EPT12 Barcelona: John Juanda negotiates his way to a million and a title

EPT12 Barcelona: Martin Finger wins EPT €25K High Roller, €865,900

EPT12 Barcelona: Mustapha Kanit wins High Roller and €738,759

EPT12 Barcelona: Loosli wins Super High Roller as Urbanovich finishes second

All Barcelona side event results

Sunday Million: KKruchitAAs crushes, banks $158k after heads-up deal

Sunday Warm-Up: Amit "AMAK316" Makhija wins $50K, denies NutsErryTime second

Here's a full breakdown of the weekend action: August 29-30, 2015 PokerStars weekend tournament results.

Congrats once again to John Juanda.


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Brad Willis
@BradWillis in Neymar Jr