Sunday Million

Sunday Million: Patient money_hunte's big comeback earns $95K atop five-way

The typical journey for a short-stacked player at a Sunday Million final table ends almost as soon as it begins. money_hunte's path tonight was anything but typical. The player from the Netherlands entered the final with fewer than 20 big blinds but got off to a good start by doubling with pocket ac...more

by Jason Kirk on November 20, 2017 12:55 AM

Sunday Million: WATnlos breezes to $145K win in just over an hour

Not all Sunday Million final tables are created equal. Some remain crowded, the knockouts never come and players try to outlast the blinds and antes. Others are more orderly, players dismissed at regular intervals setting up long heads-up match. Then there are those finals like tonight's, which saw ...more

by Jason Kirk on November 13, 2017 12:13 AM

Sunday Million: After four-way deal, 99-minute duel ends in victory for G A

As is the case for many players, some of the biggest moments in the career of Romanian player G A W have come on a Sunday. Up until now those have mostly come in the Sunday Warm-Up, including one final table appearance back in 2009 and another during a WCOOP 2017 Special Edition. Tonight though G A ...more

by Jason Kirk on November 6, 2017 2:11 AM

Sunday Million: APonakov makes winning $158K look easy (10-29-17)

Latvia's APonakov is one of those poker players who has shown up here on the PokerStars Blog only in passing over the last few years. There were a few tough finishes in 2016 - bubbling the money in the Super Tuesday last November, and bubbling the final table of the Sunday Warm-Up - balanced out by ...more

by Jason Kirk on October 30, 2017 1:39 AM

Sunday Million: Brazilian grinder can take it ezynow99 after $144K win (10-2

Brazil's ezynow99 has been grinding PokerStars tournaments for a few years, piling up strong results in small- and mid-stakes tournaments like the Mini Sunday Million, MicroMillions series, and the Sunday Kickoff. Looking back now, all that dedication appears as the prelude to this week's Sunday Mil...more

by Jason Kirk on October 23, 2017 1:41 AM

Sunday Million: After lengthy battle, Mike "Pipedream17" Dietrich defeats Ri

With more than $5.7 million in cashes and a final table appearance at the EPT8 Grand Final Main Event in Monte Carlo, Mike "Pipedream17" Dietrich has enjoyed considerable success over the last decade. By the time he cut a heads-up deal in tonight's Sunday Million he'd already set a new personal best...more

by Jason Kirk on October 16, 2017 3:12 AM

Sunday Million: Kesjan runs down a $157K dream (10-8-17)

Starting a final table with plenty of chips is always helpful, but it's far from a requirement for winning - even if you had them in your possession just a few minutes earlier. Kesjan proved the rule in this week's Sunday Million having entered the final with the third-shortest stack. The Finn recov...more

by Jason Kirk on October 9, 2017 1:21 AM

Sunday Million: Tight squeezes, big pairs lead ad144 to $148K victory (10-1-

When it came to big pocket pairs, the United Kingdom's ad144 had it both ways at this week's Sunday Million final table. After entering with the chip lead, ad144 had to crack a pair of aces with pocket nines - on the river, no less - just to stay alive when the table was still eight-handed. Later, w...more

by Jason Kirk on October 2, 2017 2:13 AM

Sunday Million: Dimitri005 earns $132K after four-way deal (8-27-17)

Last week Dimitri005 turned a $59 investment into more than $6,500 as the runner-up in a $59 tournament here at PokerStars. It was the largest of a dozen or so four-figure cashes for the player from the Czech Republic over the last three years, and the second this month. Tonight Dimitri005 eclipsed...more

by Jason Kirk on August 28, 2017 1:52 AM

Half-Price Sunday Million: mdf92 soars to $212K victory (8-20-17)

It was about this time last year when mdf92 made a relatively deep run in the Sunday Million. Finishing in 75th place that day was good for $1,150 - not a huge cash in the big scheme of things, but a lot for somebody who usually played in tournaments with much smaller buy-ins. The year that followed...more

by Jason Kirk on August 21, 2017 2:30 AM
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