Online poker tournaments are massive on Sundays and this fact along brings out the game’s best players. Michael Addamo, Timothy Adams, and Justin Bonomo are just three of those stellar names who managed to take down a Sunday major this weekend.
Addamo Takes Down GGPoker Sunday 500 High Rollers $5,250
Michael Addamo enjoyed a super Sunday courtesy of triumphing in the Sunday 500 High Rollers $5,250, a tournament that attracted 113 of the world’s best players to the GGPoker virtual felt.
Addamo’s first bullet didn’t go to plan and he crashed out in 76th place. He re-entered and put used his new stack to full effect.
The likes of Kristen Bicknell, Matthias Eibinger, Elio Fox, Benjamin Rolle, and Anatoly Filatov busted inside the money places but before the star-studded final table.
Austria’s “Filip1” was the final table’s first casualty. Their ninth-place exit awarding a $14,833 prize.
Alex Foxen and David Yan then busted. Yan would go on to take down Sunday High Rollers Bounty King $3,150 for $49,300 later in the evening.
The exits of Michael Zhang, Aleksei Barkov, Pascal Hartmann, and David Peters left Addamo heads-up against Wiktor Malinowski. Addamo rarely loses when he’s heads-up and that was the case again here. Addamo collected $131,187 for his victory while Malinowski banked $99,898 for his runner-up finish.
Defeating Malinowski will go some way to making up for losing a massive $842,000 cash game pot last year.
Sunday 500 High Rollers $5,250 Final Table Results
|7||David Yan||New Zealand||$25,579|
Adams Takes Down High Rollers Blade Prime $2,625
Timothy Adams’ latest victory came in the High Rollers Blade Prime $2,625, an event that saw 80 players buy in.
All but two of the players who navigated their way to the final table walked away with five-figures hauls. Fedor Holz and Andrii Novak being that duo.
“LeoJose” fell in seventh and was joined on the rail first by Artur Martirosian, then by Urmo Velvelt, Rainer Kempe, and China’s Kevin Pu.
This left Adams, on his one and only bullet, heads-up against Arsneii Malinov. Malinov fell at the final hurdle and scooped $36,565, which left Adams to add the $46,885 top prize to his GGPoker account.
High Rollers Blade Prime $2,625 Final Table Results
Other GGPoker Highlights
- Shankar Pillai – first-place in the High Roller MILLION$ for $207,692
- Gabriel Schroeder – first-place in the GGMasters High Rollers $1,050 for $140,355
- MonkeyD93 – first-place in the Global MILLION$ for $112,712
- swedishdream – first-place in the Bounty Hunters HR Main Event $525 for $95,817*
- Sami Kelopuro – first-place in the High Rollers Sunday Blade Opener $5,250 for $57,374
- L1mpFold – first-place in the GGMasters $150 for $54,631
- David Yan – first-place in the Sunday High Rollers Bounty King $3,150 for $49,300*
- Joseph Cheong – first-place in the Sunday Bounty King $315 for $44,349*
- Ami Barer – first-place in the High Rollers Blade Mulligan $2,625 for $43,288
- Michael Zhang – first-place in the High Rollers Blade Opener $2,625 for $39,752
- Andras Nemeth – first-place in the High Rollers Blade Bounty King PLO $3,150 for $35,513*
- spera91 – first-place in the High Rollers Marathon $840 for $33,695
- Joao Caetano – first-place in the Sunday High Rollers Fifty Stack $500 for $31,657
- Boris Kolev – first-place in the Sunday Forty Stack $400 for $30,214
- Bruno Botteon – first-place in the Sunday high Rollers Bounty Special $840 for $29,113*
- Dante Fernandes – first-place in the Bounty Hunters Sunday Special $210 for $25,808*
- Babyccino – first-place in the Sunday Main Event $200 for $24,254
- Anton Wigg – first-place in the Sunday High Rollers Fast $525 for $13,780
*includes bounty payments
Justin Bonomo Binks the partypoker High Roller Big Game
Justin Bonomo, fresh from his recent Super MILLION$ victory, continued his impressive run of form by taking down the High Roller Big Game at partypoker. Bonomo came out on top of a 127-strong field in the $2,600 buy-in event to get his hands on $79,128.
The final table was brimming with the world’s top poker talent, as you’d expect from such a prestigious tournament.
Tomi Brouk busted in ninth and won $8,739, the tournament’s last four-figure prize. Ognyan Dimov, Roberto Romanello, and Pedro Garagnani were the next players to fall by the wayside. Niklas Astedt and Team partypoker’s Kristen Bicknell followed suit.
Ukraine’s Pavlo Kolinkovskiy’s elimination in third-place, worth $34,935, left Bonomo and Ali Imsirovic heads-up for the title. Bonomo got the job done and secured the $79,128 top prize, leaving Imsirovic to bank $79,128.
High Roller Big Game Final Table Results
|7||Roberto Romanello||United Kingdom||$12,398|
Jamie O’Connor Takes Down Big Game
Jamie O’Connor turned $530 into $41,417 by winning The Big Game. O’Connor was a guest on Leigh Wiltshire and Des Duffy’s APAT Show while he was grinding this event but chatting didn’t put him off the grind.
O’Connor defeated Rui Da Silva heads-up to lock up the top prize and resign Da Silva to a $28,678 consolation prize.
Two other players saw their bankrolls swell by five-figures. Fourth-place finisher Joel Nystedt scooped $13,158 with Joao Gaspar reeling in a $19,868 prize for his demise in third-place.
The Big Game Final Table Results
|1||Jamie O’Connor||United Kingdom||$79,128|
|2||Rui Da Silva||Croatia||$28,678|
|9||Jamie Nixon||United Kingdom||$3,844|
Other Highlights From partypoker
- LivviG – first-place in the $320 The 300 for $19,962*
- BeastFromDaEast – first-place in the $109 Weekender for $17,563*
- Andreas Puntigam – first-place in the $55 Mini Big Game for $17,155
- freestylee – first-place in the $111 One Shot for $13,848*
- youngblood – first-place in the $215 Warrior for $13,450*
- EZfold55 – first-place in the $55 Gladiator for $12,138*
*includes bounty payments
Peter Traply Nets Sunday Super Sonic Top Prize
Peter “Belabasci” Traply triumphed in the PokerStars $215 Sunday Supersonic and banked a cool $20,378. That only tells part of the story, however, because the Sunday Supersonic is a hyper-turbo structured tournament meaning Traply’s victory only took one-hour 13-minutes for an hourly rate of $16,750, which is nice work if you can get it!
Runner-up “mindreader007” and third-place finisher “acesdesigner” were the two other finalists whose $215 swelled to a five-figure score. Second-place weighed in at $14,591 with the third-place finisher collecting $10,448.
$215 Sunday Supersonic Final Table Results
|1||Peter “Belabasci” Traply||Hungary||$20,378|
|5||Michiel “utreg” Brummelhuis||Netherlands||$5,356|
|6||Felipe “ultraviol3nt” Olivieri||Argentina||$3,835|
Dutch Star Wins High Roller Sunday Supersonic
“Daenarys T” from the Netherlands took down the $1,050 edition of the Sunday Supersonic and did so in a mere one hour and five-minutes. This meant their $24,032 prize was worth $22,251 per hour!
There were some awesome players at the six-handed final table, including runner-up Bruno “botteonpoker” Botteon and third-place finisher Benjamin “bencb789” Rolle. The day, however, belonged to former Sunday Million champion Daenarys T.
|2||Bruno “botteonpoker” Botteon||Brazil||$18,451|
|3||Benjamin “bencb789” Rolle||Austria||$14,166|
|4||Viktor “papan9_p$” Ustimov||Russia||$10,876|
|6||Andy “wiisssppppaa” Taylor||United Kingdom||$6,410|
Other Highlights From PokerStars
- 13shaun – first-place in the $1,050 Sunday High Roller for $60,576
- Aleksei “AS Leshiy” Smirnov – first-place in the $215 Bounty Builder for $31,476*
- RaiseUpBlind – first-place in he $1,050 Sunday Cooldown for $29,468*
- yuhei33 – first-place in the $109 Bounty Builder for $29,419*
- Felipe “lipe piv” Boianovsky – first-place in the $215 Bounty Builder for $29,289*
- babecallme – first-place in the $109 Sunday Cooldown for $27,227*
- Black88 – first-place in the $215 Sunday Warm-Up for $17,941
- Artur “marathur1” Martirosian – first-place in the $1,050 Sunday Warm-Up for $17,814
- planty07/08 – first-place in the $109 Sunday Kickoff for $15,407
- Chris “ImDaNuts” Oliver – first-place in the Hotter $215 for $13,872*
- Dominik “Bounatirou” Nitsche – first-place in the $215 Fat Sunday for $11,782
- Christian “WATnlos” Rudolph – first-place in the $530 Sunday Marathon for $11,116
*includes bounty payments
maestro1908 Grabs the $100,000 Sunday Mega Deep Title at 888poker
The $100,000 Sunday Mega Deep had been hitting its guarantee lately but it reverted to type on February 14 when 892 players bought in to leave 888poker nursing a $10,800 overlay.
“maestro1908” netted the $16,350 top prize after defeating the United Kingdom’s “needabridge” heads-up, leaving the Brit to bank $11,900.
The $30,000 Sunday Challenge PKO performed much better with the 335 entrants ensuring the $30,000 guarantee was beaten by $3,500. “troms18” was the last player standing, a result that saw $6,327 head to their account. Swedish star “VnilaVader” was the tournament’s runner-up; they scooped $3,464 with bounties included.
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