Canadian Sunday Briefing: D PitcherAK Wins $10K For Top Canadian Score
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, June, 9, 2019, “D PitcherAK” had the best result from Canada, cashing for around $10,000. Here’s the full report on major Canadian results from this Sunday:
Sunday Majors on 888poker
The $100,000 Mega Deep
The usual premier Sunday tournament on 888poker boasts a guarantee of $100,000 for a $215 buy-in. This week saw 464 total entries, missing the guarantee.
This week one Canadian made it all the way to the final table. “drowzee1” was the first player eliminated at the final table, securing a $1,750 payday. The winner of the tournament was “s4f3tyc4r” who won [$19,350] for the victory.
$20,000 Sunday Challenge
The $20,000 Sunday Challenge is 888poker’s high-roller tournament of the day with a buy-in of $109 along with is the second biggest event on Sunday at 888poker. This tournament saw a total of 257 to create a total prize pool of $25,700
This week Canada was not found at the final table. The winner of the tournament was “Murchello384” of Russia who won $4,820 for the victory after a heads up deal.
Sunday Majors on PokerStars
The biggest tournaments of the day get started on PokerStars every week with the $109 Sunday Kickoff with a $40,000 prize pool guarantee. This week’s edition had 516 creating a prize pool worth $51,600.
There were no players from our nation who managed to make the final table. “4_VaNyA_4” of Romania managed to outlast the field though to win $9,130.
The $215 Sunday Warm-Up heats up the action with a $150,000 guarantee. After late registration there were a total of 767 who bought into the tournament to create a total prize pool of $153,400.
Of the final nine players, two were from Canada. ”ladybug1330” ended up in eighth to collect $2,762 while “D PitcherAK” was the top Canadian, busting in fourth place for $9,960.“ImRichAreU?” ended up with the victory, collecting $23,988 after a heads up deal.
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 $185,000. The tournament saw 21,360 players enter, creating a prize pool of $209,328
Canadians were shut out from the final table this week. The winner was “Pysgodyn” who took home $19,441 for the victory.
Sunday High Roller
The highest-priced regular Sunday major is the Sunday High Roller with a hefty buy-in of $2,100 and guaranteeing $135,000 in prizes. With 69 entries, the total prize pool ended up at $138,000.
No Canadians that reached the final table this week. The winner was Ivan “Negriin” Luca” from Argentina who outlasted them all to collect $37,247.
This is the most coveted online poker tournament in the world with a buy-in of just $109 with a $1,000,000 guarantee, this time around, entries came to 11,863 to create a total prize pool of $1,186,300.
No Canadians made the coveted final table. The winner was “Ifkata ” from Bulgaria who bested the field to scoop in $109,996 after a three way deal.
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 9,147 entries to create a total of $182,940 up for grabs.
At the final table, one was from Canada. “THE HELL OUT” ended up busting in seventh place for $1,909 plus an entry into next weeks $109 Sunday Million. The win went to Brazilian “Andreflk13” who won $21,377 for the victory.
With a buy-in of $530, the Sunday 500 guarantees $100,000. A total of 264 entries beat the guarantee, coming in at $132,000 to play for.
Nobody from Canada made the final table. The winner was “NukeTheFish!” from Britain who pocketed $25,382 for the victory.
The buy-in drops to $109 for the Sunday Cooldown with a turbo structure. The guarantee is set at $125,000 and with 1685 entries, the guarantee was surpassed with a total prize pool of $168,500.
The final nine players had no Canadians. Dutch player “mathiijs992” managed to outlast the field for a nice payday of $12,779.
The Sunday majors conclude on PokerStars with the $215 Sunday Supersonic — a six-max hyper-speed tournament with a $100,000 guarantee. This week a total of 575 entries pressed their luck to create a total prize pool of $117,737.
This week no Canadians made the final table. The winner was Denmark’s “AndyCole” who won $20,776 for the victory.
Sunday Majors on partypoker
Monster Series #32-H: $200K Gtd Championship Event
This week was Monster Series at partypoker and the Championship Event drew a large field. It featured a $55 buy-in and a prize pool guarantee of $200,000. With 4,469 entries, the prize pool came to $217,545.
The win went to Bulgaria’s “wasTheWalrus” for $33,363 while Canada was shut out from the final table.
Monster Series #33-H: $200K Gtd Championship Event
The next event in the Monster Series was the $55 buy-in Progressive Knockout Championship Event. It has a $55 buy-in with $200,000 guaranteed. There were a total of 4,441 entries to create a total prize pool of $233,152.
The win went to Russia’s “anton733555” for a total of $23,153 as Canada saw one player reach the final table. “accountantsrule ended up finishing in sixth place to rake in $3,841.
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!