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It’s been an incredible weekend of poker action, including the $2 million guaranteed Sunday Million, BSOP Main Event, and the High Roller Series Main Event II. Here are the highlights:

  • “jacko111222” wins two-day Sunday Million for nearly $200k
  • Russian pro claims BSOP Main Event bracelet
  • “Conor “1_conor_b_1” Beresford wins HRS Main Event II


“jacko111222” takes down two-day Sunday Million

This week’s Sunday Million was the first of its kind, with a $109 buy-in and $2 million guaranteed. The total prize pool reached over $3.1 million from 31,356 entries.

UK player “jacko111222” emerged as the winner after two days of dramatic play. They earned an epic $199,128 for first place following a four way split on the final table.

BigFudge95” from Austria, “pavers88” from the UK, and “Lord_Sultan” from Germany were involved in the deal. All three of these players have had modest MTT wins before, with this final table result representing easily their biggest scores.

Lord_Sultan earned the most from the split. They went on to finish in fourth, still taking $162,023 for their result. pavers88 finished third, earning $130k, and BigFudge95 came second for a total of $116,384.

Here are the Sunday Million final table results.

Player Country Prize
jacko111222 UK $199,128*
BigFudge95 Austria $116,384*
pavers88 UK $130,046*
Lord_Sultan Germany $162,023*
Ares0966 Bulgaria $68,211
MegaBobeR.55 Russia $50,620
bolsena Estonia $37,566
soleeJ Netherlands $27,878
Matthew101 Canada $20,689

*indicates deal was made

Next week’s Sunday Million will also adopt the exciting two day format, with a $109 entry and an even bigger guarantee of $2.5 million. Click the “Tourney” tab, or search “Sunday Million” in the PokerStars client.


Russian player “AxelwOw~” wins BSOP Main Event

Jens “Fresh_oO_D” Lakemeier finished second in the BSOP Main Event

The BSOP Main Event smashed its guarantee to reach a total prize pool of $514,400 from 2,572 entries.

Though many of the entrants were Brazilian, the series was open to players all around the world. It was Russian player “AxelwOw~” who eventually claimed first place. They add $75,238 to their poker winnings, along with a coveted BSOP bracelet.

German pro Jens “Fresh_oO_D” Lakemeier, a COOP winner and regular in our High Roller Club, came second for $53,631. “TsutsumiJr7” was the top Brazilian finisher. They came third for $38,230.

Here are the final table results from the BSOP Main Event.

Player Country Prize
AxelwOw~ Russia $75,238
Fresh_oO_D Germany $53,631
TsutsumiJr7 Brazil $38,230
MikeyGG3 Canada $27,251
Andd1988 Brazil $19,426
drupa-lucker Russia $13,847
Signeiband Brazil $9,871
YOLOBETS Morocco $7,036
TheBzNz Canada $5,015

Brazilian player “felipe_anps” won the $22 Mini Main Event, earning $18,305 for first. You can find more detailed coverage of the BSOP here.


Conor “1_conor_b_1” Beresford wins HRS Main Event II

The second $5,200 Main Event of the High Roller Series kicked off on Sunday. The prize pool reached over $2.1 million from 422 entries. The tournament had 16 players left at the end of Day 2.

Conor Beresford wins the HRS Main Event II

A tough field of elite pros remained, including “alberto.m7”, Laszlo “omaha4rollz” Bujtas, Luke “Bit2Easy” Reeves and Niklas “Lena900” Astedt, among others. It was always sure to be a technically handsome final table.

After the hardcore focus and attention that high stakes three-day events like this demand, Conor “1_conor_b_1” Beresford, one of the top ranked players in the world, claimed first place. He adds the absolutely huge sum of $378,204 to his lifetime winnings.

The top five finishers all picked up five figure sums. Here are the final table results from the HRS Main Event II:

Player Country Prize
Conor “1_conor_b_1” Beresford UK $378,204
vicenfish Andorra $281,108
Powergolf Denmark $208,939
Laszlo “omaha4rollz” Bujitas Hungary $155,429
Prof.Hitman Netherlands $115,429
alberto.m7 Dominican Rep. $85,794
Parker “tonkaaaa” Talbot Canada $63,768
Niklas “Lena900” Astedt Sweden $47,397
mararthur1 Russia $38,293


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