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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: PokerSavage1 rips through final table for $102K win, Team Pro Hrubý runner-up


It is possible the Team PokerStars Pro Martin "AABenjaminAA" Hrubý is drafting a book "How to build your bankroll from the PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up" after taking home the runner-up check this evening for $76,471.20. Showing the results he has for the past few months from this tournament alone is just...more

Sunday Warm-Up: luetch1 reigns while collecting $96K with title


Once the bridesmaid now the bride as luetch1 claimed tonight's $500,000 guarantee Sunday Warm-Up victory. Sometimes it takes a while to get back to the final table of a Sunday Major as proven by luetch1 who was the runner-up here in 2009 claiming $73K after leading wire-to-wire only to lose...more

Sunday Warm-Up: goolirpoker takes down EDWARDHOPPER after even split for the title


A familiar name at the Sunday Majors, WCOOP, and SCOOP final tables, EDWARDHOPPER was once again looking for that elusive major online win. As reported by Kristin Bihr during Dane's run in the Sunday Million last month, EDWARDHOPPER's list of runner-up finishes is long and would be knocking on the...more

Sunday Warm-Up: Bagging the title, Magorefet wins title and $74K after three-way chop


The attendance of the $500,000 guarantee has slowly increased since the summer poker camp known as the World Series of Poker broke away until November. 2,751 players piled in last week and 2,915 created a $583,000.00 prize pool this week as $91,822.50 was slated for the champion tonight but our...more

Sunday Warm-Up: Back-to-back final tables profitable for ResumeIgnore winning $86K


Two players in tonight's $500,000 guarantee Sunday Warm-Up were back from recent trips to this final table. ResumeIgnore dropped by last week and camikater made the final table just a few weeks ago once again showing the best players find a way to knockdown large fields on a regular basis....more

Sunday Warm-Up: gppsromon bullies table for the $80K victory


While the World Series of Poker's Main Event action heats up, the PokerStars Sunday Majors still cranked out big winners this weekend. Tonight's $500,000 Sunday Warm-Up final table featured a bullying tag team of Romania's oblionita and Russia's gppsromon knocking out every single player from the tournament. After taking care...more

Sunday Warm-Up: Pop the bubbly! j_kork claims $88K and the win


Tonight's final table of the $500,000 guaranteed Sunday Warm-Up featured a SCOOP champion, a former champ of this very event, and a TCOOP champ. But, none of them would take a second title this evening. The TCOOP champ 88Xin88 had the best shot, getting into heads-up play against j_kork. After...more

Sunday Warm-Up: KHAAAAAAAN! khanrava slays final table for $88K


Khan is a title of a ruler or Captain James T. Kirk's nemesis from Star Trek. Fittingly, khanrava is now a Sunday Warm-Up title holder after taking down tonight's $500,000 guarantee Sunday Warm-Up. Thanks to the 2,814 players donating $215 a piece, khanrava walked away with $88,641.87 after defeating iamtheboss12...more

Sunday Warm-Up: sava-lenivec wins $73,203.33


Russia, Lithuania, Romania (times two), United Arab Emirates, Israel, Bulgaria, Norway, and Germany all decided to join our colorful $500,000 guarantee Sunday Warm-Up final table this evening. While it would take just under an hour to reach heads-up play (including a five-minute break and stoppage time for a three-way deal...more

Sunday Warm-Up: sms2306 calls in a $93K win


Official time of the $500,000 guarantee Sunday Warm-Up clocked in at 57 minutes. That would include a nice five minute break for the final three players to catch their breath while bingogobernd turned what is normally a long, drawn out fight for a significant amount of money in this case...more

Sunday Warm-Up: Päffchen punches out final table winning $94K, De Meulder third


Pardon the shorter field of 3,010 for this week's $500,000 guarantee Sunday Warm-Up as poker players may be a tad tired after two weeks of constant high, medium, and low stakes tournaments during another successful run for the SCOOP series. Or that little poker party currently being held in Las...more

Sunday Warm-Up: worst_nuts has the best hand, winning $94K after two-way deal


We await the return of the Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) next week as 132 watches look for a wrist to claim as a new home. Tonight's Sunday Warm-Up with 3,264 runners looking to claim a Sunday Major before the around-the-clock low, medium, and high stakes tournament test all...more

Sunday Warm-Up: hbx13902 boxes out the field landing the win and $93K


Ah, spring is here and with it comes the Spring Championship of Online Poker or otherwise known as SCOOP. Bracelet hunting become watch hunting on May 12th as the low, medium, and high versions of Event #1's NLHE 6-max will get everyone's attention. Especially the alarm clocks of the PokerStarsBlog's...more

Sunday Warm-Up: phaplap is all that winning $98K after three-way deal


Making a Sunday Major final table is quite the accomplishment. First, you need to have the means of buying into the tournament or the skill to acquire a ticket through the many satellite opportunities. Then, defeating past champions, Team PokerStars Pros and Team Online members, and several thousand players to...more

Sunday Warm-Up: FOO-92's return trip to final table worth $107K


Experience pays dividends at the tables as the players who you will read about below have it in spades. Tonight's $500,000 guarantee Sunday Warm-up field of 3,432 players had plenty of folks lined up near the final table with a shot at the $107,765.70 first place prize who have been...more

Sunday Warm-Up: Coming away up top, cmontopdeck takes down title and $109K


This week's Sunday Warm-Up champion's last shot at a major PokerStars final table ended up with a runner-up check, but history did not repeat itself as German player 'cmontopdeck' managed to reverse a heads-up chip deficit to win $109,712.77 and a Sunday Major title. 'cmontopdeck' beat 3,943 players on their...more

Sunday Warm-Up: VL-Hannibal takes $104K bones after picking apart final table


Four minutes. It's a double minor penalty in hockey or a stern time-out given to a child who refused to eat his or her brussel sprouts. In tonight's $500,000 Sunday Warm-Up our champion VL-Hannibal would go from a mid-stack, to taking the chip lead, and eliminating three players in just...more

Sunday Warm-Up: Team PokerStars Pro Maxim Lykov claims title and $110K


On the final night of the MicroMillions 4 tournament series so not-so-micro action took place involving some not-so-micro stakes players. The $1 million guarantee Main Event gathered 68,081 players paying $22 a pop to take a shot at a top prize of $167,541.13. In tonight's $500,000 guarantee Sunday Warm-Up Team...more

Sunday Warm-Up: matt86ck closes the deal this time earning $100K with win


With St. Patrick's Day landing on a Sunday this year many people celebrated the Irish holiday last night creating some hangovers for serious players looking to go deep in tonight's Sunday Majors. The $500,000 guaranteed Sunday Warm-Up does not finish in two hours as our final two players found out...more

Sunday Warm-Up: Craig "mcc3991" McCorkell claims title and $80K after five-way chop


There are barometers for a poker player's abilities. Most of these benchmarks are left for tournament play since the tournament rankings tend to be much easier to measure than asking a player to post their spreadsheets from every cash game they have played live and online. Tonight's $500,000 guaranteed Sunday...more

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