Sunday Million

Sunday Million: thx4urm0n3y rolls over final table en route to $145k win

Sometimes the avatars say it all. Thx4urm0n3y, sporting the angry orange visage of Donald Trump, crushed his heads-up opponent tomc1s, bearing an image of a tiny grey kitten peering at us from inside a container of Pringles. It was the second trip to the final table of the Million for the Canadian, ...more

by Kristin Bihr on February 20, 2017 12:51 AM

Sunday Million: bargeeeld goes worst-to-first for $120K win

Coming to a final table short-stacked usually means being one of the first players to collect a payout. But the beauty of no-limit hold'em is that you're never out of the game as long as you have a chip and a chair. Germany's bargeeeld got to experience the upside of one of tournament poker's oldest...more

by Jason Kirk on February 13, 2017 1:14 AM

Sunday Million: MORTIIIIIIII is one singular sensation, ending pokerjoe485's

In a game of skill, the best continually rise to the top. So with our sample size of Sunday Million finalists growing by nine each week, it makes perfect sense why we see more and more players making repeat final table appearances. However, this time, four players were doing just that. Aussie_star1 ...more

by Kristin Bihr on February 6, 2017 1:11 AM

Sunday Million: stragerpoker tops five-way deal for $86K victory (1-29-17)

It took 11 and a half hours to reach the final table of this week's Sunday Million, and another two and a half to finish it from there. Russia's stragerpoker entered second to last in chips and held on with a few double-ups in the early going to make it to the five-handed deal as one of the short st...more

by Jason Kirk on January 30, 2017 2:28 AM

Sunday Million: Tarmooo tops tough table, earns $91K in deal (1-22-17)

Chip leaders get all the glory, and it's easy to see why. They make the big plays, they make the headlines, and they generally make the action go 'round the poker table. But holding the chip lead, even at the final table of a tournament, is certainly no guarantee of a win. Every player at every tabl...more

by Jason Kirk on January 23, 2017 12:45 AM

Sunday Million: AAadrift rights course, earns $157k in powerhouse performanc

Two players in the final three of this week's Sunday Million were looking to make good on a second chance. A little over two years ago, Bulgarian Supernova StoyanB finished sixth in the Million, earning over $43k but falling short of the coveted title. A year ago this week, Brazil's RafaCorreaBR fin...more

by Kristin Bihr on January 16, 2017 12:27 AM

Sunday Million: birs320 banks $158K after big comeback (1/8/17)

Hungarian poker player Balazs "birs320" Botond is no stranger to tournament success with big money on the line. Just ask the other players who faced him at the final table of the Eureka Poker Tour Prague in 2014. He took down the title and more than 200,000 euros at that event despite beginning the ...more

by Jason Kirk on January 9, 2017 1:43 AM

Sunday Million: Russia's tolstiykry Kicks Off New Year with $178,747.90 Win

The first PokerStars Sunday Million of the New Year was a big one with 6,289 entries (5,283 unique + 1,006 re-entries. At $200 + $15 a pop, the $1 million guaranteed prize pool was surpassed as 872 players earned a portion of a $1,257,800 prize pool. After nearly 14 hours of play, Russia's tolstiykr...more

by Chad Holloway on January 2, 2017 12:52 AM

Monday Million: iyisinabi tops four-way deal for $440K (12-26-16)

With Christmas Day landing on Sunday this year, the Sunday Million was postponed for a day - but in classic PokerStars fashion, the prize pool was doubled to $2,000,000. Dubbed the Monday Million, the event drew a field of players larger than the last month's worth of Sunday Million fields, setting ...more

by Jason Kirk on December 27, 2016 4:32 AM

Happy Holidays! Wanna play for $2 million?

Here's the thing. No matter whether you are already knee-deep in your figgy pudding or have set out for parts unknown to escape the carols, if you're a poker player, this Christmas is going to have an effect on you. It has been five years since Christmas last fell on a Sunday. Before that, it had be...more

by Brad Willis on December 23, 2016 6:59 AM
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