"kirbynator" Wins Sunday High Roller for $40K
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, Jun 30, 2019, “kirbynator” had the best result from Canada, winning the Sunday High Roller for over $40K on PokerStars. 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 $109 buy-in. This week saw 981 entries creating an overlay to keep the total prize pool of $100,000.
This week two Canadians made it all the way to the final table. FShayne was the first Canadian to hit the rail at the final table, finishing in fifth for $5,200 while Sebastian "p000cket000" Sikorski bowed out in third for $9,900. The winner of the tournament was “m0zga4” of Russia who won $18,350 for the victory.
$20,000 Sunday Challenge
The $20,000 Sunday Sale Whale is 888poker’s second biggest tournament of the day with a discounted buy-in of $320 along with a $20,000 guarantee. This tournament saw a total of 87 entries to create a total prize pool of $26,100.
This week nobody from Canada found a spot at the final table. The winner of the tournament was “4timesBet” of Uruguay who won $7,830 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 $40,000 prize pool guarantee. This week’s edition had 454 creating a prize pool worth $45,400.
There was nobody from our nation who managed to make the final table. “lgrok222” managed to outlast the field though to win $8,173.
The $215 Sunday Warm-Up heats up the action with a $150,000 guarantee. After late registration there were a total of 560 who bought into the tournament to create a total prize pool of $115,000.
Of the final nine players, Canada was shut out from the final table. "BBRS999" of Slovakia ended up with the victory, collecting $20,348.
Sunday High Roller
The highest-priced regular Sunday major is the Sunday High Roller with a hefty buy-in of $2,100 and guaranteeing $125,000 in prizes. With 57 entries, the total prize pool was $125,000 after the guarantee was missed.
There was one Canadian that reached the final table of six players. "kirbynator" ended up taking home the title, outlasting the field for a $43,942 payday.
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 8227 entries to create a total of $164,500 up for grabs.
At the final table, nobody was from Canada. The win went to China's “zhou188” who won $14,776 for the victory.
UFC KO Poker Series 57 - $530 High Roller
With a buy-in of $530, the Sunday 500 was changed to UFC KO Poker Series Event 57 and guaranteed $250,000 instead of the regular $100,000. A total of 923 entries beat the guarantee, coming in at $461,500 to play for.
One Canadian made the final table. Doug "dlanger610" Lang was the only Canadian at the final table. He exited in fifth place, earning $9,900 in prize money along with $2,207 in bounties. The winner was “DeosOner” from Mexico who pocketed $67,992 in total prizes and bounties for the victory.
Sunday Majors on partypoker
Sunday Gladiator: $150K Gtd
Even though partypoker has made it difficult to scan the results for Canadian winners each week we were able to still pick out one tournament with a Canadian who made the final table. The Sunday Gladiator which features a $150,000 guarantee with a $320 buy-in. There were a total of 479 entries to create a prize pool of $150,000 as the guarantee was missed.
The win went to “cheveuxbleu” for $25,630 in prizes and bounties. Canada’s Jaime “jaimestaples” Staples finished in fifth place for $3,711 along with $1,115 in bounties.