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Sunday Warm-Up: RichieA7s outduels Nick "FU_15" Maimone for win after three-way chop

Despite the successful start of the Turbo Championship of Online Poker (TCOOP), the usual Sunday Majors roared on tonight. The Sunday Million drew nearly 7,500 players while tonight's $500,000 Sunday Warm-Up welcomed 3,552 runners to its tables. The higher stakes players perhaps needed a break from the two and five minute blind levels and settle in for a longer night of entertainment that may end with a six-figure prize after 11 hours. Nick "FU_15" Maimone looked ripe for a Sunday Major title tonight after getting the largest share of the...more

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Sunday Warm-Up: Carster drives away with the win, Team Pro Barbero fourth


Just a few weeks ago Team PokerStars Pro Jose Barbero would pen a blog post about the recent autumn season not turning out as successful as he would have preferred. Between dropping a lot of buy-ins during the 2013 WCOOP and going busto during the UKIPT high roller, Barbero did...more

Sunday Warm-Up: Skämmes overcomes Mateus#9 heads-up for $106K win


The PCA 2014 Main Event hits its final table tonight awaiting to crown a new EPT champion (and possibly a two-time champ, Mike McDonald) tomorrow. Tonight however, this big final table would find a conclusion. The $500,000 guarantee Sunday Warm-Up would feature SCOOP champ Michael "Skämmes" Tureniec taking down the...more

Sunday Warm-Up: Second title denied as heytie defeats FOO-92 to win $114K


Many familiar faces looking for a six-figure start to 2014 during tonight's $500,000 guarantee Sunday Warm-Up. Just last week tnapoleao came one player away from claiming a second Sunday Warm-Up title. Tonight's final table would feature Joe "ender555" Ebanks looking to claim a Sunday Major to go along with a...more

Sunday Warm-Up: vrangen denies tnapoleao of second title winning $113K


Winning a Sunday Major is anything but easy. Winning two of them will get people's attention as tonight's $500,000 guarantee Sunday Warm-Up final table featured two players that already had a Sunday Warm-Up in their pockets and looking to chalk up a second title. Denmark's vrangen would get heads-up against...more

WCOOP Challenge Series: buckguy2200 takes down Sunday Warm-Up Special Edition after five-way chop


Itching for WCOOP-style action in December? Apparently, 6,332 players felt the same way as Event #5 of the WCOOP Challenge Series gave the Sunday Warm-Up a nice, wintery boost. If the doubling of the guarantee to $1,000,000 did not do it, maybe the extra personalize money clip and 2014 WCOOP...more

Sunday Warm-Up: Legen... dary, I AmLegend11 claims title after four-way chop


Will Smith looked to cure the zombie apocalypse in "I Am Legend". Tonight's Sunday Warm-Up featured I AmLegend11 successfully reliving all 3,480 other players of their tournament chips. Taking home $87,845.15 after a four-way deal with mayer1648, graebsch, and -AAAABJAAAA-, I AmLegend11 would go on to claim victory without having...more

Sunday Warm-Up: No joke! nowayyaright goes worst-to-first for the win

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The PokerStars Sunday Majors are already the best value in online poker, but today's promotion gave them a serious boost. Million Dollar Sunday kicked off here at PokerStars with a special $1,000,000 guarantee in the Sunday Warm-Up. The promise of twice the already formidable guarantee brought out the crowds. There...more

Sunday Warm-Up II: D_DIGGLER99 tops Leandro "leopeluca" Csome heads-up; Ramdin 9th


It's standard for critics to pile on the jeers when it comes to sequels. It only stands to reason -- for every Terminator 2, The Empire Strikes Back, or The Godfather, Part II, there are hundreds of disappointing second parts for those hoping for something approaching whatever pleasures were afforded...more

Sunday Warm-Up: Picture perfect, newArt!st wins first Warm-Up title of Double Vision night


The first edition of the Sunday Warm-up tonight would welcome a couple of past PokerStars online and live event champions to its final table. The Double Vision promotion attracted the sharks tonight with a total of 7,207 runners between both versions of the Sunday Warm-Up both soundly going over the...more

Sunday Warm-Up: Lucky Number SlevinRO claims $105K in victory


The Sunday Majors were taking a back seat to the little guys as the MicroMillions 6 series wrapped up tonight with its $22 Main Event that squished 65,397 treasure seekers into the tournament. But, tonight's $500,000 guarantee Sunday Warm-up managed to find enough high rollers and satellite winners around to...more

Sunday Warm-Up: tnapoleao lands six-figure score defeating Ysjah heads-up


Finishing a Sunday Major, WCOOP, SCOOP, or TCOOP tournament can be bittersweet. No walking away with the bracelet, watch, or accolades that can go with such a win after defeating sizable and talented fields. Tonight's $500,000 guarantee Sunday Warm-Up would come down to two players after ten and a half...more

Sunday Warm-Up: Jackpot for bar-bar9999, claiming $106K after two-way split


When the blinds are rising and chip stacks stay the same, the slot machine feel of late tournament play sometimes has players placing the heavy end of the prizepool on the pull of any two cards coming before them. Of course slot machine player will try to claim there's a...more

Sunday Warm-Up: Jon "LUFCBas" Spinks clears final table quickly earning $115K


SCOOP champ, Sunday Million champ, MicroMillions champ, and veterans of WCOOP final tables all graced the Sunday Warm-Up final table this evening. A Red Spade nearly joined the party as well as Team PokerStars Pro Vanessa Rousso was a river card away from staying in contention but was politely asked...more

Sunday Warm-Up: H.Oussalé out hustles Ravnbaek for the win


Today on the 300th day of 2013 someone was going home with a sack full of candy without having to dress up at an extra to Ylvis' "What Does The Fox Say?" and go trick or treating all night. While knocking on doors for over 11 hours may be a...more

Sunday Warm-Up: likely to win, likely2cash collects $89K and title after three-way chop


Compromise is not something usually associated with poker. Perhaps better used when a spouse is upset by agreeing to handle some fun chores like vacuuming the house for the sake of marital bliss, working out differences on the felt can have monetary consequences. For example, tonight's $500,000 guaranteed Sunday Warm-Up...more

Sunday Warm-Up: A smurfalicious $92K win for smurfen22


After reading the title, please do not blame the author if the Smurfs theme song starts dancing through your head. Tonight's $500,000 guaranteed Sunday Warm-Up saw Norway's smurfen22 take a smurftacular $92,821.80 away after chopping up the funds three-way with SCOOP champ OverTheTop43 and BitterAce12. Read on and hopefully the...more

Sunday Warm-Up: MORTIIIIIIII dots the all the "I"s in victory


Stats don't lie, unless they do. Sure there are unnamed programs and databases out there for people to take a peek at another player's stats and previous finishes (access to this information can be blocked as well simply by opting out). And those stats may paint a picture of an...more

Sunday Warm-Up: Palsgaard1 plows through final table, wins $88K

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The final table of this week's running of the Sunday Warm-Up featured several players who have previously enjoyed some time in the spotlight here at PokerStars, whether it was in one of our big tournament series or one of the Sunday majors. The record shows that experience can come in...more

Sunday Warm-Up: Return trip successful, RibyJl9R wins $96K


The $500,000 guarantee Sunday Warm-Up final table tonight proved once again that experience in these situations seem to go a long way towards banking something special like a Sunday Major title. This week's champ RibyJl9R was here just last month, and was joined by SCOOP champs and other players who...more

Sunday Warm-Up: Identifying the champ, Poker id 4me wins $99K


August brings some lazy days both at home and here at PokerStars. The month is after the latest installment of MicroMillions and SCOOP and before the 2013 WCOOP kicks off on September 8th. However, it's not all sitting on the porch with a Dogfish 90 minute IPA and a couple...more

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