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Super Tuesday: theonejlle tops three-way deal for $49K (7-18-17)

A newly flush bankroll can open up all sorts of new paths for a determined poker player. Just ask theonejlle. Late last year the Brazilian player was a relatively small-time grinder, playing tournaments with buy-ins in the single digits. A final table cash worth a few thousand dollars two weeks ago ...more

by Jason Kirk on July 18, 2017 10:35 PM

Sunday Million: toddxxx weathers the storm, wins $161K (7-16-17)

A lot can happen in two hours - even it doesn't look like much has happened at all. toddxxx and stormi22 sat 1-2 atop the chip counts at the start of this week's Sunday Million final table. They were both still there 100 minutes later, separated by one good pot's worth of chips after the other seven...more

by Jason Kirk on July 17, 2017 12:59 AM

Super Tuesday: SlemPastor celebrates $52K Christmas in July (7-11-17)

"If it's Christmas, it must be a SlemPastor win." So PokerStars blogging guru Brad Willis told us last winter when Stian "SlemPastor" Hansen won the MicroMillions Main Event, a victory that came on the heels of his Sunday Supersonic victory the previous Christmas. The reverse doesn't necessarily hol...more

by Jason Kirk on July 12, 2017 12:59 AM

Sunday Million: Artem "veeea" Vezhenkov bags second title, $166K (7-9-17)

There are few things more dangerous in a poker tournament than letting Artem "veeea" Vezhenkov get hold of a chip lead. The Russian player has won after bringing the lead to the final table of several high-profile tournaments in the past, including his SCOOP 2015 victory and one of his Super Tuesday...more

by Jason Kirk on July 10, 2017 1:34 AM

Super Tuesday: Chris "Apotheosis92" Kruk wins $58K, 2nd title of 2017 (7-4-1

The first win is the toughest, but what about the second? For Chris "Apotheosis92" Kruk, it was a breeze. He came to the Super Tuesday final table as one of the shorter stacks back in February and fought heads-up for the better part of an hour to earn his first title. Tonight he arrived with the chi...more

by Jason Kirk on July 4, 2017 10:19 PM

Sunday Million: Late run plugs powerpokerBR into $180K victory (7-2-17)

The stakes were high. Nearly two hours had passed at this week's Sunday Million final table and five players remained. Brazil's powerpokerBR had looked ready to hit the rail for much of the latter half of that time, hanging on with a short stack and looking for an opportunity to get back into the ga...more

by Jason Kirk on July 3, 2017 1:43 AM

Super Tuesday: Winding path leads Ferran789999 to $49K victory (6-27-17)

This week's Super Tuesday final table kicked off with two past champions in the lineup. Both two-time winner Andreas "mrAndreeew" Berggren and 2015 champ Rebel FishAK had finished in second place in the Super Tuesday in recent weeks, too, adding some extra motivation to their quests for a repeat tit...more

by Jason Kirk on June 27, 2017 11:21 PM

Sunday Million: Dominant daskalos20 cruises to career-best $165K win (6-25-1

Flashbacks to last December might have entered Andreas "daskalos20" Christoforou's mind toward the end of this week's Sunday Million. Holding the chip lead at the start of heads-up play hadn't prevented his opponent from mounting a big comeback mind at the end of the Super Tuesday, and his lead then...more

by Jason Kirk on June 26, 2017 1:02 AM

Super Tuesday: Dominant vicenfish lands a $59K whopper (6-20-17)

Vicente "vicenfish" Delgado Zamorano is no stranger to success at the highest levels of PokerStars tournaments. Among his more than $4.8 million in career earnings here are wins in high-roller events at WCOOP 2014 and TCOOP 2017, worth more than $900,000 combined, and a victory this February in the ...more

by Jason Kirk on June 20, 2017 10:00 PM

Half Price Sunday Million: buba971 swings $183K victory in classic underdog

This week's special Half Price edition of the Sunday Million was everything you could have expected and more. With a field five times its normal size and a final table lineup that included one former champion and three others who had made it as far as the final table in the past, there was plenty to...more

by Jason Kirk on June 19, 2017 2:42 AM
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