The Canadian Sunday Briefing: ‘ccyrenne’ Wins Over $40K in Sunday Million

The Canadian Sunday Briefing

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, Dec 22, 2019, “ccyrenne” had the best result from Canada, with a final table appearance in the Sunday Million over on PokerStars. Here’s the full report on major Canadian results from this Sunday:

Sunday Majors on 888poker

$20,000 Whale

The $20,000 Whale is 888poker’s second biggest tournament of the day with a buy-in of $320 buy-in along with a $20,000 guarantee. This tournament saw a total of 56 entries to create a total prize pool of $24,800.

This week one Canadian found a spot at the final table. They were also the person who came out on top with the victory as "Nordynordberg" outlasted the field to collect $8,060 for the victory.

Sunday Majors on PokerStars

Sunday Kickoff

The biggest tournaments of the day get started on PokerStars every week with the $109 Sunday Kickoff with a $50,000 prize pool guarantee. This week’s edition had 602 entries, creating a prize pool worth $60,200.

There was one player from our nation who managed to make the final table. That player was "newguy89" and they managed to finish the tournament in fourth place for a $4,055 pay day. “Zar77622” managed to outlast the field though to win $10,611.

Sunday Warm-Up

The $215 Sunday Warm-Up heats up the action with a $115,000 guarantee. After late registration there were a total of 670 entries who bought into the tournament to create a total prize pool of $134,000.

Of the final nine players, none were from Canada. “csaba333” ended up with the victory, collecting $23,249.

Sunday High Roller

The highest-priced regular Sunday major is the Sunday High Roller with a hefty buy-in of $2,100 and guaranteeing $100,000 in prizes. With 60 entries, the total prize pool ended up at $120,000

There were one Canadian that reached the final table. "apestyles" finished in second place for $26,870 while they were outpipped for the victory by “MynJoe” from Hungary for the $37,286 first place prize.

Sunday Million
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 11,463 to create a total prize pool of $1,146,300.

A total of two Canadians made the coveted final table this week. The first Canadian to exit the final table was "GothenutsAA" who finished in seventh place for $17,028. The top Canadian finisher was "ccyrenne" who finished in fourth place for $44,555. The winner was “PKaiser” from Chile who bested the field to scoop in $99,730 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 8,272 entries to create a total of $165,440 up for grabs.

At the final table, no players were from Canada. The win went to Lithuana's “Mihadran” who won $9,172 for the victory and a four way deal.

Sunday Storm
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 $125,000. The tournament saw 18,349 players enter, creating a prize pool of $179,820.

Canadians were shut out from this final table. The winner was "batek_1" from Russia who won $15,604 after a heads up deal.

Sunday 500

With a buy-in of $530, the Sunday 500 guarantees $75,000. A total of 157 entries beat the guarantee, coming in at $78,500 to play for.

One Canadian made the final table. "takt999" finished in fifth place for $2,669. The winner was “cocojamb0” from Bulgaria who pocketed $7,955 for the victory.

Sunday Cooldown

The buy-in drops to $109 for the Sunday Cooldown with a turbo structure. The guarantee is set at $115,000 and with 1,498 entries, the guarantee was surpassed with a total prize pool of $149,800.

The final nine players had one Canadian. That player was "moneygijane" who finished in fourth place for $4,162 plus an additional $2,042 in bounties. Panama's “JEIK0” managed to outlast the field for a nice payday of around $17,000 in prize money and bounties.

Sunday Supersonic

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 566 entries pressed their luck to create a total prize pool of $115,894.

This week three Canadians made the final table gunning for the over $20,000 first place prize. The first Canadian eliminated from the final table was "slarki1" who finished in seventh place for $3,082. The next Canadian to be eliminated from the final table was "imas.jr" who finished in fifth place for $5,375. The top Canadian finisher was "alexos888" who finished in fourth place to pocket $7,507. The winner was Brazil's “KKremate” who won $20,451 for the victory.

Sunday Majors on partypoker

Unfortunately, partypoker does not report tournament results with country information. Canadian results were unable to be reported.

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!

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