Weekend Review: Marbella and the Million

June 26, 2017

A look at the major results on PokerStars this weekend.

Weekend highlights on PokerStars

Andreas “daskalos20” Christoforou wins the Sunday Million
Ignacio López wins in Marbella


Sunday Million

If you haven’t already read Jason Kirk’s report of this week’s Sunday Million, be sure to do so here. Not only does it give a great account of this week’s win by Andreas “deskalos20” Christoforou, but it’s also the first time platonic idealism has been used in a Sunday Million recap. There’s even a graph.

Sunday-Million-6-25-17-Andreas-Christoforou_26Jun17.jpgAndreas “deskalos20” Christoforou

Seriously, it’s a great report of what you can see in result form below.

Sunday Million results (June 25, 2017)
Entries: 5,764 (4,771 entries, 993 re-entries)
Prize pool: $1,152,800
Places paid: 953

1. Andreas “daskalos20” Christoforou (Cyprus) $165,000*
2. cxde (Slovakia) $127,329*
3. Cashcid Linc (Germany) $82,747.63
4. minicooler (Estonia) $57,267.87
5. DSmunichlife (Germany) $39,633.84
6. Rimach (Russia) $27,429.72
7. Grub “D” 23 (Brazil) $18,983.50
8. reno8 (United Kingdom) $13,138.11
9. GNP666 (Sweden) $9,092.59
* denotes results of a heads-up deal that left $20,000 for the winner

Weekend winners

Here are the top ten winners from the weekend…

$215 SUNDAY MILLION daskalos20 Cyprus $165,000.00
$215 Sunday Warm-Up torscotr06 Canada $44,054.63
$1,050 Sunday Grand NLHE Brryann Netherlands $38,114.75
$700 Super-Sized Sunday [Progressive KO] rudisf Poland $33,104.08
$215 Sunday Supersonic [6-Max, Hyper-Turbo] HU4FU Sweden $29,505.96
$11 Sunday Storm JoleAmer Croatia $25,350.91
$22 Mini Sunday Million riverking021 India $21,924.92
$1,050 Sunday Grand PLO [6-Max] gavz101 United Kingdom $20,790.10
$109 Sunday Cooldown [Turbo] pellompogos Cyprus $19,469.73
$109 Sunday Kickoff TanTanSWE Sweden $18,237.99

Find all the results for the weekend of June 24 to 25, 2017 on PokerStars, by clicking here.


Ignacio López got the job done in Marbella this weekend, wining a first prize of €152,400 in the PokerStars Festival Main Event, and securing a third title for the Spanish .

That first prize came after a three way deal with Iñigo Naveiro and Leo Margets, who were part of the three-way deal. Spanish players did well on home soil, filling the top six places.

PS_Marbella_Festival-694_Winner_Main Event_Ignacio Lopez_26Jun17.jpgMarbella Main Event winner Ignacio López

Jack Stanton and Nick Wright were on hand with all the stories, which featured among others the likes of Lex Veldhuis and former snooker World Champion Stephen Hendry. The full archive of their work can be found here.

Meanwhile, here’s the result in full.

PokerStars Festival Marbella Main Event
Buy-in: €1,100
Entries: 949
Prize pool: €911,040

1. Ignacio López (Spain) – €152,400*
2. Iñigo Naveiro (Spain) – €95,500*
3. Leo Margets (Spain) – €95,500*
4. Fernando Curto (Spain) – €54,100
5. Ignacio Barcenas (Spain) – €42,100
6. José Carlos López (Spain) – €31,200
7. Fabrizio Privitena (Italy) – €22,300
8. Marco Paul Lander (Switzerland) – €15,900
9. John Divers (United Kingdom) – €12,350
* Indicates a three-way deal

The High Roller event was won by 20-year-old Oriol Fernandez, who secured a first prize of €78,200. You can find the final result below.

PokerStars Festival Marbella High Roller
Buy-in: €2,200
Entries: 184
Prize pool: €353,280

1. Oriol Fernández – €78,200
2. David Laka – €52,800
3. David Jakobson – €36,350
4. Rui Bouquet – €29,650
5. Robert Aver – €23,650
6. Michal Ozimek – €18,130
7. Amiel Alexander – €13,200
8. Ladislao Dalfo – €9,550

If you did well at the tables this weekend then congratulations. If not then remember you were card dead, and that’s fine, and another weekend will be here soon. For everything else email us at blog@pokerstars.com, or tweet us @PokerStarsBlog.

Stephen Bartley is a staff writer for the PokerStars Blog. Follow him on Twitter: @StephenBartley. Don’t forget to follow the Blog on twitter: @PokerStarsBlog.


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