The Sunday Briefing: TCOOP Comes to an End
The PokerStars Turbo Championship of Online Poker (TCOOP) came to a close on Sunday, meaning this week's Sunday Briefing is full of major events while Canadians had a few more opportunities to catch one of the prestigious titles. Over the series, a total of $19,968,306 was awarded throughout the 50 events. There were five events on Sunday to finish off the festival, unfortunately Canadian players were unable to score any of the final-table prizes.
Sunday Majors on Full Tilt
It was a successful day on Full Tilt for Jon ‘apestyles’ Van Fleet playing in Canada. He was able to capture The Sunday Major for $33,866. 'Xqsays' also made the final table, earning $4,956 for seventh, and 'setherson22' was the first eliminated, receiving $2,808 for ninth. Canada was able to score another victory on Full Tilt this Sunday. ‘Exposabre’ claimed the Super Sized Sunday for $26,244. 'Pokerarena' was able to add $12,393 for a third-place finish and 'dlanger610' boosted his bankroll by $5,346 by finishing in sixth.
Sunday Majors on PokerStars
With TCOOP running, the rest of the Sunday majors on PokerStars received healthy boosts in the player pools. ‘Jkncak10’ got off to a good start with a third-place prize of $15,741 in the Sunday Kick-Off. A fifth-place finish in the Sunday Rebuy banked ‘sauce3000’ $15,141. The Sunday Storm is always the largest event of the week. With 34,051 entries, ‘talbot66’ scored a massive victory earning $29,606. One player in Canada was able to navigate the Sunday Million field as ‘yukkeepplayin’ was eliminated in eighth for $15,422. The last major of the day gave ‘PokerI)evil’ a second-place cash of $30,792 in the Sunday 2nd Chance.
Sunday Majors on 888poker
Not to be left out, the $215 888poker $100,000 Mega Deep Sunday received 743 runners creating a prize pool of $148,600. The top Canadian finish came from ‘McBluff’ who scored $20,937 for a runner-up performance. ‘Elguillermo’ just missed out on final table prizes finishing 11th for $1,634.