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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: LeBronn2333 dunks the competition winning $144K


Trickle down economics. The gist is if you give more money through tax cuts to the wealthy they will spend those saving and the money will eventually reach poorer folks. While we doubt anyone with $215 to buy-in to tonight's $500,000 guaranteed Sunday Warm-Up could be labeled as poor, the...more

Sunday Warm-Up: Call it heavy metal, MetalHelmet rocks final table for $99K


100 billion hands coming soon at PokerStars as the 95 billion hand celebration is here with at least $20,000 going out to a lucky player winning that 95 billionth hand. During tonight's $500,000 guarantee Sunday Warm-Up hand #94,601,569,666 was worth $10,000.00 to MetalHelmet who held the chip lead during a...more

Sunday Warm-Up: Moves like Jordan, PlayaPlz wins $98K


Six-time NBA champion and known as the greatest basketball player who has ever lived, Michael Jordan celebrated his 50th birthday tonight. PlayaPlz happened to have an avatar of the Chicago Bulls star and managed to win tonight $500,000 guarantee Sunday Warm-Up. Whether or not PlayaPlz has the same crossover or...more

Sunday Warm-Up: Icy road to victory and $108K for SLips713


While snow and sleet cover the terrain outside, like most of the 3,693 players in tonight's $500,000 guarantee Sunday Warm-Up, this scribe decided to remain indoors during the duration of the tournament. In the early goings of the final table it appears jnel9 would take home first place after taking...more

Sunday Warm-Up: nurabsal stays cool, and takes down $84K with the title


Super Bowl Sunday. Last year 111.3 million watched the final season game of the National Football League. But, not everyone watches for the sporting event as company's pony up big cash for funny commercials that have people taking about at work the next day. The reactions for the Bar Refaeli...more

Sunday Warm-Up: Gerge Jung gets the win, banks $111k


Dejanaceking is no stranger to a PokerStars final table. He's been there during the SCOOP and the MicroMillions, banking some solid five-figure cashes. Gerge Jung, however, is more likely to be found beating up 18-man SNGs, although he's been on a MTT hot streak as of late. Gerge Jung never...more

Sunday Warm-Up: zen_mec topples Saul heads-up for $107K victory


Triskaidekaphobia (say it thirteen times REALLY fast, don't worry it won't bite), as you probably know is the fear of the number thirteen, as players no longer part of Tenth Annual PCA event (at press time the PCA main event final table was down to just three players click here...more

Sunday Warm-Up: A calming $97K win for madsamot


With all eyes on Atlantis for the 10th annual PokerStars Caribbean Adventure one would think the population of tonight's $500,000 guarantee Sunday Warm-Up might be down. Considering those players often frequently play the Sunday Majors they might be enjoying the live poker action or something call "sun" and "warmth" that...more

Sunday Warm-Up: Final Warm-Up of 2012 goes to inwooke winning $108K


The $500,000 guarantee Sunday Warm-Up poker year started exactly on New Year's with jenbizzle claiming the top prize of $97K likely with many people nursing hangovers and questionable decisions. Tonight's Sunday Warm-Up to close the year of crushing that guarantee constantly week after week would end with inwooke earning $108,205.21...more

Sunday Warm-Up: Waldur1983 walks over the competition claiming $106K


Marcel perhaps had too many holiday engagements this evening to attempt defending his title in tonight's $500,000 guarantee Sunday Warm-Up after taking home the big prize last week. The 3,381 entries tonight likely were happier not seeing his smiling face among those shooting for the $106,164.21 first place prize as...more

Sunday Warm-Up: Team PokerStars Pro Marcel Luske victorious after four-way chop


Team PokerStars pro Marcel Luske is known for the charisma and the smiles he brings to the table. And perhaps during his run to the $500,000 guarantee Sunday Warm-Up victory, some of those good feelings he gives others came back in the form of karma. While his winner's check of...more

Sunday Warm-Up: Chaz D 87 up top for the weekly title, Koon near miss in fourth


As Kristin Bihr reported a few weeks ago, Jason Koon crushed 2012 for over a half million dollars on the live poker circuit along with several online victories here at PokerStars. One of those victory happen in this very tournament just three weeks ago as Koon claimed $109,869.77 after winning...more

Sunday Warm-Up: salfshb secures victory, $111K-plus payday


It's December, meaning for much of the world temperatures are getting colder. Meanwhile at PokerStars the Sunday Warm-Up continues to sizzle, providing huge fields and big prize pools to greet players like a nice, inviting fire on a cold winter's day. There were 3,553 players all gathered around together to...more

Sunday Warm-Up: yard_warrior slays the table in $93K triumph


Tonight's $500,000 guaranteed Sunday Warm-Up had a feel of a turbo tournament for the first two levels. In one stretch we would see four players getting knocked out in rapid succession. Then, nearly an hour would pass until CasChr claimed fifth place giving the Sunday Major a feel of deep...more

Sunday Warm-Up: Jason "jakoon1985" Koon crushes, banks $110k

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Jason "jakoon1985" Koon is a man in the midst of a career year. In 2012 he's earned more than half a million dollars in live tournaments alone, including fourth place in the PCA High Roller event for $272,000 and a runner-up finish in the $3,000 heads-up NLHE/PLO event at the...more

Sunday Warm-Up: Luck of the Irish is with allintrev23


The PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up today attracted another strong field with 3,512 players handing over the $215 buy-in to form a prize pool of $702,400. The top 540 players would finish in the money with a min-cash worth $295. Unfortunately for recently-crowned ANZPT Melbourne champion Paul "KingPaulie" Hockin, he would experience...more

Sunday Warm-Up II: Skill overcomes Evil


It was Double Vision Sunday on PokerStars and that gave grinders a second chance at their favourite tournaments this weekend. 3,871 players took advantage of that in the Sunday Warm-Up II, which offered a $500,000 prize pool guarantee, but that number was easily surpassed as a prize pool of $774,200...more

Sunday Warm-Up I: flopped6810 goes wire-to-wire for the win


Several players late in tonight's first edition of the Sunday Warm-Up as part of the Double Vision promotion tonight were looking for a second title. A MicroMillions champ, A Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) champ, and last week's Sunday Million champ, all seeking a second title. Despite the double...more

Sunday Warm-Up: Run dat Game rolls over final table, scores $95k


It takes a pinch of hubris to choose a screen name like "Run dat Game," but it's pretty safe to say Chris Lovett has earned it. In October 2011 Lovett twice final tabled the Sunday 500, coming away with more than $50,000 in earnings. One year later, he finally has...more

Sunday Warm-Up: Vzsolt800 shocks the final table with $108K win


After being in the driver's seat for a WCOOP win last month with five to go and walking away in fourth place with a lot of cash but no bracelet, Vzsolt800 would hang around in tonight's $500,000 guarantee Sunday Warm-up just long enough to take home a Sunday Major title...more

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