The Canadian Sunday Briefing: ‘hurikan3’ Wins Nearly $15K on 888poker
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, Jan 05, 2020, “hurikane3” had the best result from Canada, with a runner up finish in the $100,000 Mega Deep on 888poker. 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 353 entries, keeping the total prize pool at $100,000.
This week one Canadian made it all the way to the final table. That Canadian was "hurikane3" and they managed a runner up finish, collecting $14,500 for second place. The winner of the tournament was “GangstaGo” of Ukraine who won 19,350 for the victory.
$20,000 Sunday Whale
The $20,000 Sunday 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 45 entries to create a total prize pool of $20,460.
This week two Canadians found a spot at the final table. The first Canadian to exit the final table was "DasPoochies" who finished in fifth place for $1,534. The top Canadian finish went to "alexos888" who ran a stack up but eventually fell in third place, receiving $3,069. The winner of the tournament was “SpitOnGraves” of the UK who won $7,161 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 $50,000 prize pool guarantee. This week’s edition had 632 creating a prize pool worth $63,200.
There was nobody from our nation who managed to make the final table. “MezuuuuuT” managed to outlast the field though to win $10,000.
The $215 Sunday Warm-Up heats up the action with a $115,000 guarantee. After late registration there were a total of 703 who bought into the tournament to create a total prize pool of $140,600.
Of the final nine players, one was from Canada. THCHunter ended up in fifth place to collect $6,765 while “papn9_p$” ended up with the victory, collecting $24,395.
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 the tournament was a part of the Winter Series and became a Progressive Knockout tournament. Entries came to 17,077 to create a total prize pool of $1,707,700.
No Canadians made the coveted final table. The winner was “freiwandeIn” from Austria who bested the field to scoop in $62,970 plus $36,000 in additional bounties.
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 16,487 players enter, creating a prize pool of $161,572.
This week one Canadian made the final table. "TeoPro77" exited the final table in fifth place for $2,446. The winner was "DeLaBijen" of the Netherlands who collected $15,928 for the victory.
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 607 entries pressed their luck to create a total prize pool of $124,289.
This week no Canadians made the final table. The winner was Ukraine's “u3meha” who collected $21,664 in 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!