Sunday Million

Sunday Million: For MedStudent91, $152k is just what the doctor ordered

With five players still remaining, MedStudent91 could already see his endgame. All four of his opponents were below 7 million in chips as he approached 27 million. He was willing to negotiate a deal-- so long as he made first-place money-- allowing the other four to hammer out a scenario where none ...more

by Kristin Bihr on March 27, 2017 1:37 AM

Sunday Million: After five-way deal, Apekatt666 surges to $100K victory (3-1

Monty Hall may not have been an online poker player, but the host of TV's Let's Make A Deal he would almost assuredly have been a fan of PokerStars tournament final tables if he'd ever witnessed one. With big money on the line and no chip stack ever safe from the variance that a 52-card deck brings ...more

by Jason Kirk on March 20, 2017 1:00 AM

Sunday Million: Admiral19793 earns top rank, $153k 

From the jump, this final table was a battle between two big stacks-- Russia's Admiral19793 and Germany's GrekoGreg. Between the two of them, they knocked out the entire final table and traded off the chip lead for most of it. While GrekoGreg along with short stack solanj was interested in making a ...more

by Kristin Bihr on March 13, 2017 12:19 AM

Sunday Million: geob000 steamrolls final table for $149K win

Sometimes the Sunday Million final table takes a few hours to play out, with short stacks surviving seemingly every all-in confrontation and unlikely cards finding their way from the deck to the board with regularity. Other times, you get a table like tonight's, where the journey from nine to one ta...more

by Jason Kirk on March 6, 2017 12:25 AM

Live on Twitch: The Sunday Million winner, TheFan83

If you're going to make a plan, you might as well make a big one. For example, consider what the guy known as TheFan83 decided. He had a bankroll of $30,000. He wanted to run it up to $3 million, the amount it would take to consider himself a success. "I would've made more than that as a computer en...more

by Brad Willis on March 1, 2017 7:32 AM

Sunday Million: TheFan83 rides final table wave to $122K victory

The last time TheFan83 was within close reach of a major title on PokerStars was in 2011. The Austrian player was heads-up for a WCOOP title against fellow countryman Schildy1984 and flopped two pair just 10 hands into their match, only to be taken down when the turn card gave Schildy1984 a set. Ton...more

by Jason Kirk on February 27, 2017 1:02 AM

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
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