Canadian Sunday Briefing: “Graeme777” Finishes Sixth in Sunday Million for $22K
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, Jul 14, 2019, "Graeme7777" had a great result with a sixth place finish in the Sunday Million. 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 442 entries creating a total prize pool of $100,000 with the guarantee being missed.
This week no Canadians made the final table. The winner of the tournament was “_rudinhos_” who won $19,350 for the victory.
$20,000 Sunday Whale
The $20,000 Sunday Whale has a buy-in of $530 buy-in along with a $20,000 guarantee. This tournament saw a total of 40 entries to set the prize pool at $20,000 with a missed guarantee.
This week one Canadian found a spot cashing in the top five spots. "drowzee1" finished the tournament in fourth place to collect $2,000. The winner of the tournament was “wellyx” of Finland who won $8,000 for the victory.
Sunday Majors on PokerStars
The biggest tournaments of the day get started on PokerStars every week with the $109 Sunday Kickoff with a $35,000 prize pool guarantee. This week’s edition had 480 entries creating a prize pool worth $48,000.
There was nobody from our nation who managed to make the final table. “STELARI198” managed to outlast the field though to win $8,543.
The $215 Sunday Warm-Up heats up the action with a $100,000 guarantee. After late registration there were a total of 614 players who bought into the tournament to create a total prize pool of $122,800.
Of the final nine players, none were from Canada. “justnl2” ended up with the victory, collecting $21,307.
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 $200,000. This week though, as a part of MicroMillions, the tournament's buy-in was half the price, giving players a high reward for $5.50. The tournament saw 65,000 players enter, creating a prize pool of $318,500.
There were a total of no Canadians that reached the final table this week. The winner was “tamglenn” from Germany who took home $24,723 for the victory after a three way deal.
Sunday High Roller
The highest-priced regular Sunday major is the Sunday High Roller with a hefty buy-in of $2,100 and guaranteeing $94,000 in prizes. With 47 entries, the gurantee was missed, keeping the total prize pool ended up at $94,000.
There were no Canadians that reached the final table. The winner was Francis “NoHayMiedo*” Cruz from Dominican Republic who outlasted them all to collect $36,881.
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 10,982 to create a total prize pool of $1,098,200.
A total of one Canadian made the coveted final table. Unfortunately for "Graeme7777" they exited in sixth place for $22,684 while the winner was “kolobcheena” from Russia who bested the field to scoop in $108,759 after a two way chop with a fellow countryman.
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 $135,000 guaranteed. This time around there were a total of 8,080 entries to create a total of $161,600 up for grabs.
At the final table, nobody was from Canada. The win went to Poland's “"Damian(L)#7” who won $12,295 for the victory.
With a buy-in of $530, the Sunday 500 guarantees $60,000. A total of 180 entries beat the guarantee, coming in at $90,000 to play for.
No Canadians made the final table. The winner was “Graftekkel” from the Netherlands who pocketed $17,854 for the victory.
The buy-in drops to $109 for the Sunday Cooldown with a turbo structure. The guarantee is set at $100,000 and with 1,431 entries, the guarantee was surpassed with a total prize pool of $143,100.
The final nine players had no Canadians. Sweeden’s “benjudaman” managed to outlast the field for a nice payday of $10,978 along with over $4,500 in additional bounties.
The Sunday majors conclude on PokerStars with the $215 Sunday Supersonic — a six-max hyper-speed tournament with a $85,000 guarantee. This week a total of 495 entries pressed their luck to create a total prize pool of $101,356.20.
This week two Canadians made the final table. Alex "dynoalot" Defalice finished in eighth spot for $2,268 while "kirbynator" finished in third position for $9,320. The winner was Poland's “radek0444” who walked away with $17,968 for just over two hours of play.
Sunday Majors on partypoker
Due to connection issues on partypoker there were no results to talk about this Sunday.
Sunday Majors on Natural8
Sunday Blade $5K
The $5,000 buy-in Sunday Blade on Natural8 is the high roller of the week on the site, featuring a $50,000 guarantee. This week the guarantee was beat by more than double with 28 entries posting a prize pool of $133,000.
The tournament paid four spots and three of the four spots went to Canadians. Unfortunately India's "emb3zzle" outlasted them all to collect the $59,789 first place prize. "PyramidOfSkulls" was the the fourth place finisher for $13,880. "SpotOnJoe" finished in third place for $22,584, while SasukeUchiha" was the top Canadian, collecting $36,746 for the runner up performance.
Sunday Blade $10K
On special this week was the $10K buy-in Sunday Blade which posted a $100,000 guarantee. There were 23 entries in this one to create a $223,100 prize pool. With three spots being paid, none were Canadian as Russia's "Chun Lei Zhou" collected the first place prize for $116,569.
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!