The Canadian Sunday Briefing: "Rippedut" Final Tables Special Sunday Million
Every Sunday, millions of dollars are paid out to poker players around the world when sites like 888poker, PokerStars, and partypoker host the week’s biggest and best online tournaments. Each week, we take a look at how players from Canada fared in the Sunday majors.
This Sunday, April 22, 2018, “Rippedut” had the best Canadian result after getting through more than 56,300 other players to hit the final table of the biggest online poker tournament of the year, the $215 Sunday Million Anniversary: Take 2. The Canuck had to settle for ninth place, but given the massive prize pool over $10 million, that was still worth $63,229.31. Here’s the full report on major Canadian results from this Sunday:
Sunday Majors on 888poker
The $100,000 Sunday Mega Deep
The usual premier Sunday tournament on 888poker boasts a guarantee of $100,000 for a $215 buy-in. This week saw 393 entries with 126 rebuys creating a total prize pool of $103,800.
This week one Canadian made it all the way to the final table. “alexos888” managed to get fourth place, worth $$7,785. The winner of the tournament was “calmrevolver” of Russia who won $19,722 for the victory.
The $100,000 Whale
The Whale is 888poker’s high-roller tournament of the day with a buy-in of $1,050 along with a $100,000 guarantee. This tournament saw a total of 73 entries with 43 rebuys to create a total prize pool of $116,000.
This week one Canuck found a spot at the final table. “gimligal88” grabbed fifth-place money worth $8,120. The winner of the tournament was “anteen” of Finland who won $29,515.01 for the victory after a heads-up deal with fellow Finn Anton “VnilaVader” Hermann.
Sunday Majors on PokerStars
The biggest tournaments of the day get started on PokerStars every week with the $55 Sunday Marathon featuring a $100,000 prize pool guarantee. This week’s edition had 3.210 entries creating a prize pool worth $160,500.
No Canadians made the final table of the Marathon this week. “[Bll-Giuglia[/B]” from Malta managed to outlast the field though to win $21,948.14.
The $215 Sunday Warm-Up heats up the action with a $200,000 guarantee. After late registration there were a total of 1,704 who bought into the tournament to create a total prize pool of $340,800.
Of the final nine players a single player sporting the maple leaf was at the final table. Andrew “eastwest_27” Theriault made it all the way to heads up, but had to settle for second place worth $37,072.73 “bencb789” from Austria took the victory, collecting $51,562.79.
Moving on to the lowest-priced tournament that could be considered a Sunday major, the $11 Sunday Storm is the best value you’ll find in online poker. Despite the tiny buy-in, the prize pool is set at a guaranteed $250,000. The tournament this week saw 31,452 players enter, creating a prize pool of $308,229.60.
Two Canadians stormed to the final table this. “bowsy5151” grabbed seventh-place cash worth $2,913.72 while “raisefoldd77” made it to fourth place and took home $8.960.38. Latvia’s player “flecers” took down first place worth $27,584.
Sunday High Roller
The highest-priced regular Sunday major on PokerStars is the Sunday High Roller with a hefty buy-in of $2,100 and guaranteeing $150,000 in prizes. With 156 entries this week, the total prize pool ended up at $312,000.
Canada was shut out of the High Roller final table this week. The winner was “[BOempaLoempah[/B]” from the Belgium who outlasted them all to collect $64,671.48.
Sunday Million Anniversary – Take 2
The most coveted online poker tournament in the world got a whole lot bigger this week, with the Sunday Million Anniversary – Take 2. This week, the buy-in was still just $215 but the guarantee was supercharged to $10,000,000. This time around, entries came to a whopping 56,310 to create a massive total prize pool of $11,262,000.
Just a single Canadian made it all the way through to the final table. “Rippedut” managed ninth place for a score of $63,229.31. The win, worth $1,000,043.77, went to “Daenarys T” from Netherlands.
Mini Sunday Million
Giving the Sunday Million feel for a tenth of the buy-in is the weekly Mini Sunday Million where the buy-in is $22 with a $150,000 guaranteed. This time around there were a total of 13,908 entries to create a total of $278,160 up for grabs.
At the final table, one player was from Canada and “hittinthebax” from Windsor pulled down fifth place for a prize of $6,961.12. The player with all the chips at the end was “ElioNeto” from the Brazil, worth $31,143.78.
With a buy-in of $530, the Sunday 500 guarantees $150,000. A total of 502 entries beat the guarantee, coming in at $251,000 to play for.
Two players with the maple leaf made the final table. “p0cket00, from Ontario, grabbed fourth place for $17,563.39, while “mjw006” made it all the way to heads up play, taking second place worth $37,434.68 after a two-way deal with the German winner “pappadogg”. The win was worth $39,851.38.
The Sunday majors conclude on PokerStars with the $215 Sunday Supersonic — a six-max hyper-speed tournament with a $125,000 guarantee. This week a total of 1,211entries pressed their luck to create a total prize pool of $247,964.36.
Just one Canadian made it to the final nine, and Marc Andre “FrenchDawg” Ladouceur was part of a four-way deal at the end of it all. The Canuck took fourth place money of $18,963.12. The winner was “Hackel84” from Germany, collecting $29,697.50.
Sunday Majors on partypoker
1k Super Sunday Deepstack-HR
Getting Super Sunday started on partypoker this week is the 1k Super Sunday Deepstack-HR. For $1,050, players are guaranteed a prize pool of at least $200,000. This week, 248 entries combined for $248,000 in total prizes.
Two Canadians made the final table this week. “FkTheseGuysBro” finished eighth for $7,688, but “WWWpartyCOM” was the second last person standing for a prize of $36,704. The winner of the event was “RosenheimCops” from Austria for a score of $50,567.20.
Super Sunday Deepstack-H
The Super Sunday Deepstack-H offers a $200,000 guarantee for $215, and this week, 1,056 people tried their hand. That put the total prize pool at $211,200.
No Canadians made it to the final table of this one, and the win went to Thailand’s “Ignent” for a total of $36,326.40.
Super Sunday Super High Roller-SHR
With a $2,600 price tag and a $200,000 guarantee, the highest buy in Sunday Major is partypoker’s Super Sunday Super High Roller-SHR. This week 96 entries made the prize pool a total of $240,000.
Two Canadians ended up among the the final nine players. “WWWpartyCOM” took seventh place for a prize of $10,200. “shlongoperator” got one place better and $12,600. The win went to “BenRichards1” from the Russia for $63,600.
Super Sunday Main Event-HR
The Super Sunday Main Event-HR has a buy in of $530 with a guarantee of $200,000. With 533 entries this week, the guarantee was surpassed with a prize pool of $266,500.
Canada was blanked at the final table of this one. The winner was “hayarropatodos” from Argentina who was the last player standing and pockets $49,675.60 for the victory.
Super Sunday Main Event-H
For a lower priced Main Event, the Super Sunday Main Event-H offers a $200,000 guarantee for $109. This week, 2,583 entries combined for a prize pool of $258,300.
“COL_Moutarde” was the only Canadian to make the final table this week, finishing third for $19,003.13. The winner of the event was Malta’s “profikiller73”, who took home a prize of $41,748.14.
That’s our report of Canadian results in this week’s Sunday majors. If you don’t already have an account on each of these sites, make sure you download through our links and use our bonus codes to take advantage of the best promotions you can find. Good luck; see you in next week’s headlines!