Weekend highlights on PokerStars

* Chad Walker wins Sunday Million for…Anguilla?
* JiiJay takes down MicroMillions Main Event

You want action? You should’ve been playing on PokerStars this weekend.

From a full slate of weekend majors to the finale of MicroMillions, the dollars, euros, and pounds were flying all over the place.

Need a quick recap? We have it below.

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Sunday Million

It’s not often you see the tiny island of Anguilla get some poker recognition, but that’s exactly what happened in this weekend’s Sunday Million.

As Kristin Bihr wrote early this morning, Chad “ihaterivers” Walker, who re-located after Black Friday, brought fame and $194,371 to the island.

Here’s how the rest of the final table fared.

Players: 6,842 (5,693 entries, 1,149 re-entries)
Prize pool: $1,368,400.00
Places paid: 980

1. Chad “ihaterivers” Walker (Anguilla) $194,371.87
2. Conglomo222 (Argentina) $134,518.09
3. willywonko37 (Russia) $93,097.04
4. zipp1986 (Netherlands) $64,430.56
5. SuperdupaMAN (Norway) $44,590.95
6. Cäsaro (Austria) $30,860.43
7. Manig “swordfish007” Loeser (Austria) $21,357.71
8. eilev (Norrway) $14,781.18
9. kefffff (Paraguay) $10,229.61

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Meanwhile, the MicroMillions finished the last of its whopping 90 events over the weekend. The biggest show was the $22 Main Event that ended up drawing nearly 54,000 players. The prize pool soared to more than $1.3 million.

When it was done, Finland’s JiiJay had topped them all and earned more than $82,000.

Here’s a complete list of all the winners and their prizes since Friday morning.

EVENT BUY-IN PLAYERS PRIZEPOOL WINNER COUNTRY PRIZE MONEY
73 $5.50 2,477 $42,785.00 houlajk Slovakia $5,225.25
74 $2.20 11,075 $22,150.00 polootroop Russia $2,389.64
75 $0.11 16,014 $12,500.00 Boubben Sweden $1,409.98
76 $4.40 21,279 $42,558.00 jojopat35bzh Switzerland $4,402.97
77 $2.20 7,732 $15,464.00 80zivs Latvia $2,188.65
78 $3.30 10,771 $32,313.00 schillason Germany $3,403.03
79 $5.50 7,008 $35,040.00 zeruka Georgia $4,981.10
80 $2.20 6,544 $65,830.00 rudey155 Bermuda $9,359.75
81 $4.40 13,793 $55,172.00 ParraxGravas Romania $6,827.83
82 $3.30 16,703 $50,109.00 69FABIAN69 Hungary $5,492.06
83 $2.20 7,154 $14,308.00 AcesUp_PI Netherlands $1,262.89
84 $5.50 8,655 $21,637.50 alexleao16 Brazil $3,044.97
85 $2.20 10,885 $21,770.00 Lira26 Germany $2,875.34
86 $4.40 6,782 $96,120.00 tatiana-2404 Romania $13,660.92
87 $5.50 32,828 $82,070.00 alwaysdoomed Cyprus $8,148.79
88 $22.00 53,820 $1,301,640.00 JiiJay Finland $82,173.99
89 $5.50 5,234 $26,170.00 ReKych Russia $3,727.57
90 $1.10 9,133 $39,674.25 shtefone Romania $5,118.40

Weekend winners

That wasn’t all the action going over the weekend. Want to see how the weekend majors finished up? Here’s a snapshot of the winners. For a full list, visit our July 30-31, 2016 PokerStars Weekend Majors results page.

EVENT WINNER COUNTRY PRIZE
$109 Sunday Kickoff Respect_Lt Lithuania  $19,679.74
$33+R Sunday Rebuy dennishtm Austria  $13,688.45
$215 Sunday Warm-Up BIack88 Russian Federation  $53,300.21
$82 Sunday HORSE joaoMathias Brazil  $1,745.70
$700 Super-Sized Sunday [Progressive KO] Darkhors5150 Canada  $29,599.15
$11 Sunday Storm calv201 United Kingdom  $22,516.92
Sunday KOmania: $82 NLO8 kolbak Switzerland  $2,090.81
$215 SUNDAY MILLION ihaterivers Anguilla $194,371.87
Sunday KOmania: $82 PLO vonBaranow Brazil  $3,107.06
$55 Women’s Sunday luckyno75 Romania  $1,127.50
$1,050 Sunday Grand ollie_p United Kingdom  $54,851.06
$1,050 Sunday Grand PLO omyg0t Netherlands  $32,429.17
$109 Sunday Cooldown Maxxx72alba Russian Federation  $23,803.80
$215 Sunday Supersonic bacco70 Germany  $36,094.99

We hope your weekend was somewhere close to as successful as everyone above, and if not, good luck next weekend. Feel like talking about it? Head over to our @PokerStarsBlog account and we’ll listen.


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is the PokerStars Head of Blogging. Follow him on Twitter: @BradWillis.

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