Sunday Briefing: Admiral19793 Sails Away With Sunday Million Title

Imagine entering an online poker tournament for $215, and approximately 13 hours later, seeing your account balance boosted by an incredible $153,203. That is exactly what happened to Russia’s “Admiral19793” after he took down the $215 Sunday Million at PokerStars on March 12.

Admirial19793 outlasted a field of 5,107 players to get his hands on the colossal prize. Second place and an impressive $107,510 was awarded to Germany’s “GrekoGreg.”

Another player winning big at PokerStars this weekend was Matas “bebaimis777” Cimbolas who emerged victorious in the $700 Super-Sized Sunday. The talented Lithuanian banked $31,701 for his victory plus an additional $16,111 in bounty payments to make for a profitable Sunday.

Some of the other notable PokerStars wins included:

  • “FrostyKT” – winner of the $109 Sunday Starter for $5,473
  • “mypokerf” – winner of the Big $162 for $4,562
  • Tom “hitthehole” Middleton – winner of the $109 Sunday Kickoff for $16,965
  • “que_te_crio” – winner of the Hot $162 for $5,814
  • “clentren” – winner of the $215 Bounty Builder for $14,584
  • Bryan “Brryann” Ruiter – winner of the $215 Sunday Warm-Up for $49,993
  • “Futti18” – winner of the $215 Weekender for $7,258
  • Jeremy “EndlessJ” Menard – winner of the Big $109 for $22,744
  • Balazs “birs320” Botond – winner of the Hot $162 for $12,044
  • “Humandream” – winner of the $109 Bounty Builder for $15,475
  • Farcasanu “alexxt7” Alexandru – winner of the $109 Bubble Rush for $9,608
  • “IAmSoSo” – winner of the Hot $109 for $19,188
  • “treeqy” – winner of the $1,050 Sunday Grand NLHE for $53,205
  • Jens “Fresh_oO_D” Lakemeier – winner of the $1,050 Sunday Grand PLO for $29,596
  • “JohnyK91” – winner of the Big $215 for $26,674
  • “peceli” – winner of the $109 Sunday Cooldown for $24,153
  • “zusa20” – winner of the $215 Sunday Supersonic for $35,139
  • Jordan “JWPRODIGY” Westmorland – winner of the Hot $215 for $20,164
  • “deZZZed” – winner of the $109 Sunday Wrap-Up for $10,999

The biggest score at partypoker this weekend went to “SchelampigaUhu” who triumphed in the $100,000 Gtd Super High Roller and turned $2,600 into $54,387. A similar sized cash is now in the partypoker account of “savageplenty” courtesy of him winning the $325,000 Gtd Title Fight for $51,663; the Title Fight’s guarantee increases to $350,000 on March 19.

This week’s $150,000 Gtd Main Event was won by “Gl4diat0r” for $26,702 with “BOOMALOOM” winning the $100,000 Gtd High Roller event for $28,545. Joao “TDurdenWAR” Mathias Baumgarten walked away with the $35,660 first-place prize of the $150,000 Gtd High Roller.

Lastly for this week’s Sunday Briefing are the results from 888poker where Ireland’s Cathal “cshine87” Shine won the $100,000 Baby Whale for $18,792 after a heads-up chop and where “PazzoRJ” walked away with top honors, namely $26,062, after winning the $120,000 Mega Deep.

Also at 888poker, Jerry “perrymejsen” Odeen of Sweden won the $40,000 Turbo Mega Deep for $9,079, Ukraine’s Roman “romeopro33” Romanovsky won the $50,000 Sunday Crocodile for $12,796 and Rafael “keybr” Watanabe do Prado took down the $80,000 Sunday Challenge for $13,920.

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