WEEKEND REVIEW: "PokerDave476" defeats Parker "tonkaaaa" Talbot for SUNDAY MILLION title ($144K)
• "PokerDave476" wins SUNDAY MILLION for $144K
• Dario "Secret_M0d3" Sammartino wins HRC Sunday HR for $48K
• High Roller Club results
• All the big results from the weekend
"PokerDave476" WINS SUNDAY MILLION FOR $144K
Before we get to yesterday's SUNDAY MILLION results, we've got some exciting news.
Starting next Sunday (January 27), the SUNDAY MILLION buy-in will be changed from $215 to $109. That will allow more players to take a shot at winning a chunk of the $1M prize pool.
If previous half-price versions of the biggest weekly tournament are any indication, the fields should be huge. There is also an updated satellite schedule to reflect the change.
So, best of luck for next week!
Back to yesterday though. A total of 5,837 entries meant the Milly far surpassed its guarantee, creating a $1.16M prize pool paying 1,052 places. The winner was the UK's "PokerDave476", who took it down following a heads-up deal with Canada's popular Twitch streamer Parker "tonkaaaa" Talbot.
"PokerDave476", who is no stranger to six-figure scores, banked $144,114 for his efforts. Talbot received $124,114 for his impressive runner-up finish.
Great start to the year for Parker "tonkaaaa" Talbot
DARIO "Secret_M0d3" SAMMARTINO WINS SUNDAY HR FOR $48K
Like Talbot, Dario "Secret_M0d3" Sammartino was playing live in the Bahamas just a few days ago. He's now back on the online felt, starting 2019 as he means to go on with yet another High Roller Club victory.
Dario Sammartino at the PCA last week
As you'd expect from the $2,100 Sunday High Roller, the field was absolutely stacked. A total of 121 entries created a $242K prize pool, and Sammartino added $48,431 to his bankroll following a heads-up chop with Sweden's "Greenstone25" ($45,435). Back in December, Sammartino won two High Roller Club titles in one day.
PokerStars Ambassadors Liv Boeree and Igor Kurganov both had strong showings in this one. Boeree finished fourth for $24,182, just days after she final tabled the closing $10K of the PCA (6th for $57K). Meanwhile Kurganov--who made four final tables at the PCA for a combined $697K--placed ninth for $6,530.
Liv Boeree at the PCA
Other big names rounding out the final table included Mikita "fish2013" Badziakouski (5th - $18,611), Talal "raidalot" Shakerchi (6th - $14,324), Patrick "pads1161" Leonard (7th - $11,024), and Nick "caecilius" Petrangelo (8th - $8,485).
HIGH ROLLER CLUB RESULTS
|High Roller Club: $1,050 Sunday Warm-Up [8-Max], $150K Gtd||kimokh||Lebanon||$51,155.00|
|High Roller Club: $2,100 Sunday HR, $150K Gtd||Secret_M0d3||Slovakia||$48,431.57|
|High Roller Club: $530 Bounty Builder HR [Progressive KO], $350K Gtd||Bjuran||Sweden||$41,401.47|
|High Roller Club: $1,050 Sunday Supersonic [6-Max, Hyper-Turbo], $125K Gtd||antesvante||Sweden||$40,466.15|
|High Roller Club: $530 Sunday 500, $100K Gtd||Bjuran||Sweden||$31,417.13|
|High Roller Club: $2,100 Sunday Cooldown [8-Max, Turbo, Progressive KO], $150K Gtd||NEWFlat||Russia||$30,016.05|
|High Roller Club: $530 Daily Supersonic [6-Max, Hyper-Turbo], $50K Gtd||dudulipe||Brazil||$14,318.25|
|High Roller Club: $530 Bounty Builder HR [Progressive KO], $115K Gtd||ImDaNuts||Costa Rica||$13,661.83|
|High Roller Club: $1,050 Saturday KO [Progressive KO], $100K Gtd||Perrymejsen||Sweden||$12,712.83|
|High Roller Club: $530 Omania HR [6-Max], $30K Gtd||ReadngSouls||Mexico||$12,701.84|
|High Roller Club: $1,050 Daily Cooldown [8-Max, Turbo, Progressive KO], $60K Gtd||Stein3333||Ukraine||$11,066.34|
|High Roller Club: $530 Daily 500, $40K Gtd||MITS 304||Cyprus||$10,634.04|
ALL THE BIG RESULTS FROM THE WEEKEND
|$215 SUNDAY MILLION, $1,000,000 Gtd||PokerDave476||United Kingdom||$144,114.99|
|$215 Sunday Warm-Up, $175K Gtd||Egor699||Russia||$34,334.00|
|$215 Sunday Supersonic [6-Max, Hyper-Turbo], $100K Gtd||tschibo187||Germany||$23,187.65|
|$22 Mini Sunday Million, $150K Gtd||TheProMonkeh||United Kingdom||$19,864.31|
|$11 Sunday Storm, $200K Gtd||IvanDurak888||Russia||$19,712.08|
|$55 Sunday Marathon, $100K Gtd||SELOUAN1991||Brazil||$17,780.86|
|Sunday Warm Up €50, €75,000 Gtd||R175||Spain||€13,239.84|
|$109 Sunday Kickoff, $60K Gtd||OffpoZition||Costa Rica||$11,890.61|
|$109 Sunday Cooldown [8-Max, Turbo, Progressive KO], $100K Gtd||__P0o_P0o__||Austria||$11,277.92|
|Sunday High Roller €250 [8-Max], €50,000 Gtd||somahnisuos||Croatia (Hrvatska)||€10,266.87|
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