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Watch TheManM win $126,000 as Brazil stakes its claim to the MicroMillions

This month's MicroMillions festival was another huge success with 1,420,306 entrants getting a shot at $8,823,501 in prizes. That's no surprise, but something that did raise an eyebrow at PokerStars Blog HQ was quite how well the Brazilians performed. The FIFA World Cup is coming up next summer and perhaps inspired by that Brazilians showed great creativity and flair to notch up eight MicroMillions titles. Only Russia, which by far and away puts forward the most players for this micro stakes series, managed to score more titles (12). Brazil's haul...more

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Huge weekend of action capped off with TheManM's $126k MicroMillions win


The weekend has been a busy one for poker players around the world. The MicroMillions 6 completed its 11-day online festival while both LAPT Uruguay and ANZPT Auckland were crowning new champs, including bad boy Carter Gill who won LAPT Uruguay for $218,692. Carter Gill, LAPT champ The MicroMillions 6...more

MicroMillions 6: TheManM is the comeback kid, scoring $126K in MM6 Main (Event #98: $22 NLHE Main Event)


After 11 days, 100 events, and more than $8 million in prize money awarded, the MicroMillions 6's grand finale took center stage today with the promise of a $1 million guaranteed prize pool and a $150,000 first-place prize. It's remarkable enough that such riches are contested every weekend in the...more

MicroMillions 6: mark_999 rallies to win Sunday Storm Special Edition and Event #97 $11 NL


It was a revolutionary type of day for mark_999. The Canadian advanced to the final table of MicroMillions 6 Event #97, yet he found himself near the back of the pack. mark_999 waited for the perfect moment to peak at the right time. Along the way, he snapped off pocket...more

MicroMillions 6: Sympatiq4e closes out with Event #100 win ($1+R NL Hold'em Hyper-Turbo)


Event #100 was a fitting tournament to end the small buy-in, big prizepool MicroMillions series. It was a $1 No Limit Hold'em Hyper-Turbo with Rebuys which had players moving as fast as they could to keep up with the structure. Players were given 30 minutes to mash the rebuy button...more

MicroMillions 6: CloverZone tears through Event #99 ($3.30 NL Hold'em Turbo)


Things went fast in Event #99. The $3.30 Turbo got 21,114 entrants and it took them only five hours to get down to the final nine players. From there, it only took CloverZone 23 minutes to take the title of MicroMillions champion and $6,347.49. While CloverZone took the biggest share...more

MicroMillions 6: gongass fills tank with $21K after Event #94 win ($5.50 NLHE, 1R1A)


It's been a great week-and-a-half of low buy-in, big cash-reward fun in the MicroMillions 6, with Event #94 one of 10 last events scheduled on this final day of play. A $5.50 no-limit hold'em affair with "1R1A" (one re-buy and one add-on), the tournament drew 17,399 entrants, and after almost...more

MicroMillions 6: JTDStreet pairs SCOOP title with MicroMillions win in Event #96 ($3.30+R NL Courchevel Hi/Lo [6-Max, 3x-Chance])


JTDStreet first caught our eye last spring, when he won twelve straight heads-up PLO matches in SCOOP Event #13-L, defeating Team Pro Marcin Horecki in the final round to win the title. Tonight, he plowed through an even larger field in the MicroMillions 6, arriving at the final table with...more

MicroMillions 6: Carelo tops gigantic field in Event #95, $2.22 NLHE (Hyper-Turbo, Heads-Up)

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There was a time when the only way to play heads-up in a poker tournament was to make it through an entire field to play for the championship. Online poker changed that, and heads-up tournaments have been a staple of series like the MicroMillions for some time now. But no...more

MicroMillions 6: zlajin survives quick final table to win Event #93 ($2.20 NLHE)


Nine hours and thirty minutes to eliminate 16,313 players from MicroMillions 6 Event #93 $2.20 NLHE tournament. With a 30BB average going into the final nine it appeared a drawn out battle was about to commence for the next few hours. Instead the chip leaders preyed upon the less fortunate...more

MicroMillions 6: Russian SergeyErmolo goes wire-to-wire to win Event #91 ($5.50 Razz)

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There's something almost nihilistic about Razz. Rather than it being a triumph of the best, it is instead triumph for the worst - the worst hand anyway--in a bid to be left with nothing but small numbered cards that don't run in sequence. Of course there's a bit more to...more

MicroMillions 6: xxxniroxxx survives the slaughter in Event #92 ($1+R 3x-Turbo, Sunday Spark Special Edition)


Sparks and dollars were flying all over the place. For just $1, players got a shot at winning $9,205.72. Players flocked to the tournament and a tsunami of one-dollar bills of unprecedented force and size ensued. 12,246 players entered and then re-bought 54,706. They couldn't buy-in faster if they were...more

MicroMillions 6: firemandave9 displays heroic victory in Event #90 $1+R NL Hold'em [3x-Turbo]


Sometimes you wake up on the right side of the bed and you have a flawless day in which everything goes your way. Zero red lights, no queues, sensational weather and achieving blissful harmony with the universe that new age hippies have been chasing since the 1960s. Those ethereal days,...more

MicroMillions 6: I travel OZ takes Event #89 title down under ($5.50 NL 5-Card Omaha Hi/Lo)


At its start, this final table was anybody's game. Stacks were shallow, blinds were high, and, well, it's 5-Card Omaha. Fortunes can change in a flash, and they did just that for I travel OZ when he hit running cards to make a wheel and win one of the largest...more

MicroMillions 6: Loyalray13 tops the action in Event #88 ($4.40+R 6-Max, Action Hour)


Action hour. It was a wild 60-minute period that saw massive amounts of re-buys and culminated in massive stacks. These large stacks transitioned over to the final table where Loyalray13 fought his way to victory from the bottom. But back before the final table, when things were just getting underway,...more

MicroMillions 6: Feli4ita goes wire to wire in Event #86 win ($1 NLHE)


Only eight months removed from a near-win in the MicroMillions 4, 4h1story had a second shot at the top spot. Although his third-place finish back in March ended up yielding the tournament's largest payday thanks to a deal, 4h1story was still looking for his first title. However, to get there,...more

MicroMillions 6: expect_more wins the most in Event #85, $2.22+R NLHE (3x-Turbo, Saturday Splash Special Edition)

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With MicroMillions 6 winding to a close this weekend, one of the last things on the schedule was a special edition of the Saturday Splash. Fans of this tournament know it well - a $2.22 no-limit hold'em event with a turbo structure and unlimited re-buys for the first 90 minutes...more

MicroMillions 6: Valya98 limits damage to win Event #87 ($3.30 FL Hold'em 6-Max, Turbo)


MicroMillions Event #87 was a specialty for the series as only the second Fixed Limit Hold'em tournament on the schedule. It takes a certain breed of poker player to enjoy playing Fixed Limit Hold'em. A lot of older players grew up with the game but it's becoming popular with more...more

MicroMillions 6: TOFF7 tops the field in Event #84 ($8.80 NL Hold'em)


It was a sneaky victory. TOFF7 started the final nine as the short stack and would reprise that role several times throughout the final table. Our eventual champion started six, four and three-handed play as the shortstack and went into the heads-up match with a 2-to-1 chip defecit. But TOFF7...more

MicroMillions 6: slmaan slams door on Event #83, wins $11K ($4.40 NLHE, 1R1A)


Hailing from the Palestinian Territories, slmaan overcome a big field of 10,684 in Event #83 of MicroMillions 6 to earn an even $11,000 following a six-way final table deal. slmaan had the chip edge when the deal was made, successfully negotiated for more from the five others during the deal-making,...more

MicroMillions 6: ahtzii runs over the final table in Event #82 ($2.20 NLHE) triumph


The rise, the climax, the denouement of this story today involved its winner, Estonia's ahtzii. Aggressive throughout after starting off as one of the smaller stacked ahtzii took down the MicroMillions 6 Event #82 $2.20 NLHE tournament with brute force. While the runner-up, SARMAT26, gave the champ a run during...more

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