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SUNDAY MAJORS: Joe Cada Wins PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up

Joe Cada added another Sunday Major to his online poker resume on Sunday with a win in the PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up (WPT photo) 2009 World Series of Poker Main Event champion Joe 'jcada99' Cada won the PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up and was awarded $57,441 for the win, with 'elementx8' cashing for $31,684 in the runner-up position. 'baeks22' came out on top in the $1,050 buy-in NLHE Sunday ...

dhubermexDec 5th, 2016 0
SUNDAY MAJORS: Romanian 'Dannyz0r' Wins PokerStars Sunday Million

Romanian 'Dannyz0r' captured the PokerStars Sunday Million this week for a $143,420 payday. . 'Ekmalian' earned a six-figure cash reward of $100,646 after coming in second place in that tournament, while 'limonadik586' and Rodrigo 'Terao90' Terao collected $70,630 and $49,566 for their respective third and fourth place finishes.

dhubermexNov 28th, 2016 1
SUNDAY MAJORS: 'DrMiKee' Wins Both partypoker High Roller Events

Sunday's action saw 'DrMiKee' accomplish a rare feat, earning victories in both the $2,600 and $530 buy-in partypoker High Roller events for $42,875 and $32,390. High stakes online poker tournament specialist '3BunPass' of the United Kingdom (ranked #86 worldwide) once again made a marquee partypoker final table and walked away with $27,563 for the seconnd place effort in the Super High ...

dhubermexNov 21st, 2016 1
Sunday Majors: High Roller Win by 'lena900' Could Mean New #1

High stakes online tournament specialist, and the #4-ranked player in the world, 'lena900' won in the $2,600 buy-in Super High Roller event on partypoker for $47,125. The victory could possibly move the Swedish star to #1 worldwide in this week's PocketFives Rankings update. Hungary's 'Bandika' took second place in that tournament for $30,450. The $530 buy-in High Roller saw ...

dhubermexNov 14th, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: 'arkolino' and 'Nec Arg' Chop Sunday Million

There was a heads-up chop in the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship tournament this weekend, as players 'arkolino' and 'Nec Arg' took home $142,201 and $115,041 for their respective first and second place efforts in that event. 'BrunoSAP' was the third place finisher and received $73,603 while 'R3D**WOMEN' collected $51,284 in 4th.

dhubermexNov 7th, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: David 'Ymobad' Imobach Chops Sunday Million

There was a heads-up chop in the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship tournament that involved two PocketFives members. David 'Ymobad' Imobach of Spain had his largest career online score with a $136,197 payday for the official 1st place finish as Poland's 'jacu131' likewise took home six figures and walked away with $131,273 for 2nd place. 'CROSA COLL' placed 3rd in that event for ...

dhubermexOct 31st, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: David Peters Takes Down PokerStars Sunday Million

David Peters beat out 5,040 other players to win the PokerStars Sunday Million (WPT photo) Veteran PocketFives member David 'Davidp18' Peters (ranked #284 worldwide) took home the largest online tournament score over the weekend with an outright victory in the PokerStars Sunday Million for $143,505. David now has more than $5 million in lifetime earnings in online poker tournaments dating back ...

dhubermexOct 24th, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: Ben 'Bttech86' Tollerene Wins Sunday Grand

Ben 'Bttech86' Tollerene was one of the Sunday Majors winners this week (WPT photo) Ben 'Bttech86' Tollerene might be best known for being one of the best high stakes Pot Limit Omaha players online right now. Or possibly for his recent feud with Doug Polk. On Sunday he put all of that aside to take down a Sunday Major. The Vancouver resident earned $62,458 for winning the $1,050 buy-in ...

dhubermexOct 17th, 2016 2
Sunday Majors: 'EVERFR0ST' Grabs PokerStars Sunday Million Victory

'EVERFR0ST' won the PokerStars Sunday Million for a six-figure payday Another Sunday in the books meant another bunch of big winners in the Sunday Majors. The PokerStars Sunday Million was won outright by 'EVERFR0ST' who collected a six-figure payday of $142,425 for the win. Jon 'luckyfish89' Clark of the United Kingdom (ranked #172 worldwide) came in 2nd in that event for $99,947 while ...

dhubermexOct 10th, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: Greece's 'pejacpoker' Wins Sunday Million, $146K

Entry levels across major tournaments over the weekend returned to normal levels following the conclusion of the 2016 PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker. The Sunday Million was won outright by 'pejacpoker' who outlasted over 5,100 opponents to claim the $146,147 top prize. The runner-up score of $102,559 went to 'big_frae' as 'Jazzer32' was eliminated in third place for $71,972. ...

dhubermexOct 3rd, 2016 0
WCOOP: 'mighty28' Denies Phil Galfond a WCOOP Title

Phil Galfond almost won a WCOOP title on Monday The penultimate day of the 2016 World Championship of Online Poker had the $5,000 buy-in Main Event playing down to a final table while three other events wrapped up with three new champions crowned. Phil Galfond, who recently announced plans to launch an online poker site of his own to compete with PokerStars, got close to capturing a WCOOP title ...

dhubermexSep 27th, 2016 1
Sunday Majors: Dominik Nitsche Chops 888poker Super XL Main Event

Dominik Nitsche was one of the big non-WCOOP winners on Sunday. As the 2016 PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker wraps up, there were plenty of marquee scores across several major online poker sites over the weekend including 888 poker pro Dominik Nitsche being one of three players to walk away from a three-way final table deal of the $1.5 Million Guaranteed Super XL Main Event. ...

dhubermexSep 26th, 2016 0
WCOOP: Doug Polk Breaks Twitch Record with Massive Score

Doug Polk earned nearly a half million dollars while live on Twitch on Monday He may not have walked away with the title on Monday, but Doug 'WCG|Rider' Polk earned mid-six figures for finishing runner-up in a World Championship of Online Poker High Roller event and did it all while streaming on Twitch. In the process the high stakes poker pro smashed the Twitch record for biggest score while ...

dhubermexSep 20th, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: Kelly Wins WCOOP #5, Colman Chops Grand

Former #1-ranked Dan Kelly won another WCOOP title on Sunday (WPT photo) Stop us if you've heard this one before. Former #1-ranked player in the world wins World Championship of Online Poker event. Sunday marked the third time this year that a player once ranked #1 on PocketFives has won a WCOOP title. Dan 'djk123' Kellly beat out 721 other players to win the $700 Mix Max No Limit Hold'em event ...

dhubermexSep 19th, 2016 0
WCOOP: Charlie Carrel, Ami Barer Both Grab WCOOP Victories

Charlie 'Epiphany77' Carrel added "WCOOP champ" to his list of accomplishments Wednesday (PokerStars Photo/Neil Stoddart) The cream is really rising to the top in the 2016 PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker. Following wins by Shaun Deeb, Dzmitry Urbanovich, Connor Drinan and 'Eisenhower1', a former Aussie Millions Main Event winner and an EPT Grand Final High Roller champ both found ...

dhubermexSep 14th, 2016 0
WCOOP: Fedor 'CrownUpGuy' Holz Chops $100K Super High Roller

Fedor 'CrownUpGuy' Holz added another seven-figure score on Monday after chopping the WCOOP Super High Roller (WPT photo) Monday's World Championship of Online Poker action was dominated by the conclusion of the $100,000 Super High Roller event and when all was said and done, poker fans were mostly talking about the guy who didn't win, rather than the guy who did. Former #1-ranked PocketFiver ...

dhubermexSep 13th, 2016 0
Former #1-ranked Player 'Eisenhower1' Earns Second WCOOP Title

WCOOP is underway with a former top-ranked PocketFiver grabbing an early win This time last year Sweden's 'eisenhower1' was the top-ranked online poker player in the world. With the 2016 PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker now underway, he may be making a move back up the standings relatively quickly. The Swedish pro continued his winning ways Tuesday by taking down the $215 ...

dhubermexSep 6th, 2016 2
Sunday Majors: Connor Drinan Takes Down First 2016 WCOOP Event

Entry Numbers were up across the board in the Sunday Majors with 2016 World Championship of Online Poker getting underway on PokerStars. Five WCOOP events started on Sunday but only one of them finished, with a recent EPT High Roller winner walking away with yet another big score. Connor Drinan, who won the EPT Barcelona €10,300 High Roller last week, walked away with the first WCOOP title ...

dhubermexSep 5th, 2016 1
Sunday Majors: Matt 'VegasDietz' Dietrich Books Sunday Million Win

Matt 'VegasDietz' Dietrich was the big winner on Sunday but Alex 'alexd2' Dimitrov earned two wins and could find himself in the PocketFives Rankings top five. There was a four-way final table chop in the PokerStars Sunday Million, as Matt 'VegasDietz' Dietrich earned $122,108 for the official victory while 'donki4' won $102,475 for runner-up. Dennis 'DeLaBijen' Bijen and '39REDMAN' walked away ...

dhubermexAug 29th, 2016 1
Sunday Majors: Finland's 'Sand0-85' Wins PokerStars Sunday Million

The Sunday Majors this week included a former November Niner winning big With Season 13 of the European Poker Tour kicking off in Barcelona, entries into major tournaments on PokerStars were down across the board. That's just fine by 'Sand0-85' though. The Finnish player earned an outright victory in the PokerStars Sunday Million for $163,843. 'Elier9' won $113,390 for finishing runner-up ...

dhubermexAug 22nd, 2016 3
'snapcall419' Wins Sunday Million, '$trateGema' Third Again

The final two players l in the PokerStars Sunday Million chopped up nearly $255,000 but the real story might be the third place finisher. 'snapcall419' took home $137,090 for the victory and 'Yorane Kerignard' of France received $117,376 for second place but '$trateGema' walked away with $73,640 for his second consecutive third-place finish.

dhubermexAug 15th, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: Ariel 'Vilactes' Vila Takes Down Sunday Million

Major online poker tournament action over the weekend saw a number of well-known players compete for large cash prizes. The PokerStars Sunday Million was won by player Ariel 'Vilactes' Vila who received $131,000 as a result of a three-way final table deal. PocketFives member Fabiano 'kdrAS' Teixeira of Chile finished second for $110,000 and will likely move back into the Top 1,000 Worldwide ...

dhubermexAug 8th, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: Chad 'ihaterivers' Walker Wins Sunday Million

Canadian online tournament grinder Chad 'ihaterivers' Walker turned in a career performance over the weekend by winning the PokerStars Sunday Million for $194,372. 'Conglomo222' took home $134,518 for second place in that event while 'willywonko37' earned $93,097 for third.

dhubermexAug 1st, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: 'eightndeuce' and 'chess87' Chop Sunday Million

Two players took home six-figure scores in the PokerStars Sunday Million this week With the World Series of Poker now in the rearview mirror, a number of top players have returned home to the online grind. Two players chopped the PokerStars Sunday Million after getting heads-up. 'eightndeuce' and 'chess87' walked away with $162,387 and $159,000 respectively for their Sunday performance. ...

dhubermexJul 25th, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: Andras 'probirs' Nemeth Wins partypoker High Roller

Andras 'probirs' Nemeth won $46,775 on partypoker on Sunday (PokerStars photo) Andras 'probirs' Nemeth had himself a Sunday to remember on partypoker. The Hungarian poker pro outlasted 40 opponents in the $2,600 buy-in Super High Roller event to win $37,925 and also managed to finish fifth in the $530 buy-in High Roller for an additional $8,850. While Nemeth was busy dominating partypoker, ...

dhubermexJul 18th, 2016 0
Luke Schwartz Wins Sunday Million, 'C Darwin2' tops Sunday Grand

Luke Schwartz took down the PokerStars Sunday Million for $130,718 There was a four-way final table deal in the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship tournament ever the weekend that involved three PocketFives members. Luke 'lb6121' Schwartz' of the United Kingdom earned $130,718 upon becoming the event's official winner, as 'Stoooookie!' finished second for $109,571. The UK's Jayme Jayme ...

dhubermexJul 11th, 2016 0
Joao Mathias 'joaomathias' Baumgarten Wins Sunday Supersonic

Joao Mathias 'joaomathias' Baumgarten won the Sunday Supersonic this week (photo courtesy CordigoPoker) As the 2016 World Series of Poker enters its final weeks, there were a number of online tournament specialists who came up big over the weekend. The PokerStars Sunday Million attracted 5,668 entrants, and was won outright by 'Jay-Syl11' for $177,298. Second place was taken by 'bogurdan' for ...

dhubermexJul 4th, 2016 0
'needdollarz' Chops Sunday Million, 'D0nKanaille_' Wins party HR

Sam 'TheSquid' Grafton took home $34,800 for a runner-up finish in the Sunday Grand. There was a three-way final table deal in the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship tournament over the weekend, as 'needdollarz' outlasted over 5,500 opponents to claim the $159,387 first place prize. Fellow Russian 'THCHunter' finished runner-up in that event for $116,000 while Daniel 'lucky_scrote' ...

dhubermexJun 27th, 2016 0
'Koby295' Tuns $4.40 Into Sunday Million Victory

There was a four-way final table chop in the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship tournament over the weekend, as 'Koby295' earned close to original first place money by cashing for $188,929. He won his way into the Sunday Million earlier in the day in a $4.40 satellite - giving him an ROI on this tournament of over 4,200,000%. Akos 'Akker' Pasztor of Hungary was awarded the second-highest ...

dhubermexJun 20th, 2016 1
András 'probirs' Németh Wins Sunday Million

András 'probirs' Németh took down the Sunday Million for almost $165,000 (PokerStars photo) There were a number of online poker tournament players who had significant scores over the weekend, led by András 'probirs' Németh who won the Sunday Million for $164,244 following a three-way final table deal. Players 'Penelas08' and 'tricotijr' each collected over $149,000 for their respective ...

dhubermexJun 13th, 2016 0
Alex 'alexd2' Dimitrov Wins Two Sunday Majors

Alex 'alexd2' Dimitrov grabbed two more victories on Sunday for almost $70,000. Major online poker tournament activity saw a slight decrease in activity this weekend as players flock to Las Vegas to compete in the 2016 World Series of Poker. One player in particular took full advantage of the softer fields. Alex 'alexd2' Dimitrov, the top-ranked player in Bulgaria, won the PokerStars Sunday ...

dhubermexJun 6th, 2016 2
Jordan 'JWPRODIGY' Westmorland Wins PokerStars Sunday Grand

Jordan 'JWPRODIGY' Westmorland won the PokerStars Sunday Grand this weekend. As the poker world now turns its sights towards the 2016 World Series of Poker, there were a number of players who came up big over the weekend in online tournaments. One of those is longtime PocketFiver Jordan 'JWPRODIGY' Westmorland. The 63rd-ranked player in the world outlasted a field of 200 to win the $1,050 ...

dhubermexMay 30th, 2016 2
'Ch4nsey' Takes Down partypoker Powerfest for $219,375

Some of Sunday's biggest winners came from the conclusion of partypoker Powerfest. While Sunday may have been all about the coming conclusion of the PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker, the rest of the Sunday Majors schedule featured a number of other bigger buy-in events with big fields. There were none bigger than the partypoker Powerfest which wrapped up with a Main Event and a ...

dhubermexMay 23rd, 2016 0
Andreas 'daskalos20' Christoforou Takes Down Sunday Grand

Andreas 'daskalos20' Christoforou earned six figures on Sunday - but it wasn't from a SCOOP score. Andreas 'daskalos20' Christoforou took down the PokerStars Sunday Grand on Sunday, pocketing $110,250. The six-figure score puts the Cyprus-based poker pro within striking distance of the $3 million lifetime earnings mark. 'Graftekkel' finished runner-up for $79,380 while 'Stev0L_' finished 3rd ...

dhubermexMay 16th, 2016 0
Daniel 'Deoxyribo' Strelitz Banks Six Figures for Sunday Grand Win

Daniel 'Deoxyribo' Strelitz was one of Sunday's biggest winners. Online poker tournament activity picked up over the weekend due in large part to the 2016 PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker and one player more than happy to take advantage was veteran PocketFiver Daniel 'Deoxyribo' Strelitz. Playing from Canada, Strelitz took down the $1,050 buy-in PokerStars Sunday Grand outright for ...

dhubermexMay 9th, 2016 0
Former #1 'C Darwin2' Opens 2016 SCOOP with Huge Win

The 2016 PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker kicked off on Sunday Sweden's 'C Darwin2', currently rrnked #5 in the world, made a legitimate case for regaining the overall top spot Monday, with a $226,106 outright victory in Event #1(H), $1,050 buy-in NLHE event, on the opening day of PokerStars' Spring Championship of Online Poker.

dhubermexMay 9th, 2016 1
João 'joaosimaobh' Simão Wins partypoker SHR, Continues Push for #1

João Simão has been on a tear lately - he added another big win on Sunday. João joaosimaobh Simão entered Sunday as the #2-ranked player in the world and might have done enough to move himself into the top spot with a win in the biggest buy-in event on the Sunday Majors slate.

dhubermexMay 2nd, 2016 0
Sweden's 'Discoovery' Wins partypoker Super High Roller

Later this week, the PocketFives Rankings might look a little bit different than they do right now. Swedish poker pro 'Discoovery' had a Sunday to remember and come Wednesday, he may find himself in the top 20 worldwide. He took down the $2,600 buy-in partypoker Super High Roller and finished fifth in the Sunday 500 - those two scores alone earned him just over $85,000 cash and 765 PLB points. He ...

dhubermexApr 25th, 2016 2
Nelson 'FeCoNiCuZn' Maccini Wins PokerStars Sunday Million

Nelson 'FeCoNiCuZn' Maccini walked away with a career-high score after winning the Sunday Million. (PokerNews photo) Nelson 'FeCoNiCuZn' Maccini of Australia had a career outing on Sunday in the PokerStars Sunday Million, taking down the event for a payday of $166,377 after a four-way deal, which approximately doubles his previous career online cash total. Fellow PocketFives member 'SamuW0makka' ...

dhubermexApr 18th, 2016 0
Dan 'w00ki3z.' Cates Wins PokerStars Sunday 500

Dan 'w00ki3z.' Cates won the PokerStars Sunday 500 A nosebleed-stakes player taking down the PokerStars Sunday 500 was your big headline over the weekend. Dan 'w00ki3z.' Cates took down the $500 buy-in minefield and earned almost $65,000.

dhubermexApr 11th, 2016 0
'alexangeo' Takes Down Sunday Million; Joao Mathias Wins Again

Joao Mathias continued his push toward the #1 ranking with another Sunday win. (CodigoPoker photo) Safe to say that 'alexangeo' probably had a better weekend than you. The Greek player took home $144,100 in a four-way chop in the PokerStars Sunday Million, splitting the remaining $600,000 with a group that included 'neto gol' and 'Lekerov'.

dhubermexApr 4th, 2016 0
Sunday Majors: Joao 'XxJoaoFeraxX' Otavio Wins Sunday Million

João 'XxJoaoFeraxX' Otávio won the PokerStars Sunday Million. (SuperPoker photo) The past weekend represented a career outing for Brazilian João 'XxJoaoFeraxX' Otávio, who earned an outright victory in the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship tournament for $213,725. He was followed by 'extragloves' and 'gimpshow' who pocketed $157,255 and $113,984 for their respective second and third ...

dhubermexMar 28th, 2016 0
'a.urli' Takes Down 10th Anniversary Sunday Million After Chop

'a.urli' started the Sunday Million final table with the chip lead and managed to talk his way into the winner's share of a four-way chop. (PokerStars image) All eyes were on the world's largest poker site this weekend, as the PokerStars Sunday Million 10th Anniversary tournament attracted more than 55,000 entries along with an $11 million prize pool. In the end, 'a.urli' negotiated a four-way ...

dhubermexMar 21st, 2016 3
Mustapha Kanit's Hot Streak Continues with Sunday Million Victory

Mustapha 'lasagnaaammm' Kanit had a big Sunday again, winning the PokerStars Sunday Million just one week after winning the Sunday Supersonic.. The online tournament winning streak for Mustapha 'lasagnaaammm' Kanit continued over the weekend, as the Italian poker pro and #1 overall Global Poker League draft pick took down the PokerStars Sunday Million for a score of $177,230 -- just one week ...

dhubermexMar 14th, 2016 8
Mustapha ‘lasagnaaammm’ Kanit Wins PokerStars Sunday Supersonic

Mustapha Kanit just keeps finding poker tournament to win. Sunday it was the PokerStars Supersonic. The PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship tournament was won by PocketFiver 'CantWinAFlip' of the United Kingdom, who had a career outing and his first six-figure score for $174,952. PokerStars players 'M.Strelskaya' and 'spearjohn' walked away with $130,317 and $92,117 for their respective ...

dhubermexMar 7th, 2016 1
Sunday Million Chopped Three Ways, Karamalikis Wins Supersonic

Jonathan 'xMONSTERxDONGx' Karamalikis grabbed a tournament win on Sunday There was a three-way final table chop in the PokerStars Sunday Million over the weekend, as 'JanekJorgman' and Kenny 'LoneHixx' Hicks took home $135,142 and $133,406 for their respective 3rd and 1st place official finishes. PocketFives member 'slayertompa' earned his first career six-figure online tournament cash upon ...

dhubermexFeb 29th, 2016 2
Martin Jacobson Highlights Sunday's Big Online Winners

Martin Jacobson isn't exactly resting on his laurels. As a former WSOP Main Event champion, Martin Jacobson has very little to prove. That doesn't stop him from trying, however. On Sunday, Jacobson took down the PokerStars Sunday Supersonic Six-Max event for $46,220. Jacobson wasn't Sunday's biggest winner, though - that honor went to 'stardust167', who won the PokerStars Sunday Million ...

dhubermexFeb 22nd, 2016 0
Chris 'moorman1' Moorman Takes Down Yet Another Sunday Major

Chris 'moorman1' Moorman continues to dominate the online MTT scene Online poker's all-time tournament money leader continues to find ways to add to his already impressive resume. On Sunday Chris 'moorman1' Moorman, online poker's all-time leading tournament money winner, took down the 888 Poker $100K Sunday Challenge for $18,809 to push his career earnings total to over $13 million.

dhubermexFeb 15th, 2016 0
Grayson 'gray31' Ramage and 'LilFishAtL' Top Two in Sunday Million

Grayson 'gray31' Ramage was the big winner in the PokerStars Sunday Million with his runner-up finish. (photo credit Neil Stoddart/PokerStars) PocketFives members 'gray31' (ranked #14 worldwide) of Costa Rica and 'LilFishAtL' of Mexico were part of a three-way chop in the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship tournament over the weekend. The former was awarded with a payday of $156,406 for ...

dhubermexFeb 9th, 2016 1
Damianos 'damourinio' Aslanidis Takes Down Sunday Million

Vladimir "vovtroy" Troyanovskiy finished second in the PokerStars Sunday Million When the PocketFives Rankings are updated later this week there's going to be a new player in the top 100. But that's probably not going to be front of mind for Damianos 'damourinio' Aslanidis' mind this morning after he wakes up realizing he took down the PokerStars Sunday Million for $155,458.

dhubermexFeb 1st, 2016 0
Toby ‘810ofclubs’ Lewis Headlines Sunday Major Winners

Toby '810ofclubs' Lewis had himself a nice little Sunday. The PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship tournament was chopped four ways over the weekend, as 'PureRunnings' took home the largest payday of $139,126 for his official third place finish. Two PocketFives members were in on the deal, including 'blazinchron' of Canada (2nd place for $129,684) and 'Snick' of the Ukraine (4th place for ...

dhubermexJan 25th, 2016 2
'BOOMALOOM' Dominates Sunday Majors with Two PartyPoker Wins

70th-ranked online poker tournament player 'joppiesaus' of Malta captured an outright victory in the PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up for $80,707. PocketFives members took the top six spots in the event, including 2nd and 3rd place efforts from 'Chapex' of Peru and 'MacEremeev' of Russia, who took home $60,274 and $42,907 for their respective finishes.

dhubermexJan 18th, 2016 0
Tournament Review for January 11, 2016

Three PocketFives members had career-best online poker tournament scores over the weekend in the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship event. AlexS1 finished runner-up and collected $137,747. Fellow P5ers Marcos Chaiben of Brazil and Sammy illraiseyou8 Lafleur of Canada walked away with $67,256 and $50,308 for their respective 4th and 5th place performances.

dhubermexJan 11th, 2016 2
Tournament Review for January 4, 2016

Two PocketFives members who were previously ranked around the Top 1,000 worldwide had career outings in the PokerStars Sunday Million tournament this weekend. The United Kingdom's retrorevenger took runner-up honors in the event for $135,100 and Germany's Nickel placed 3rd for $117,231 after a four-way final table chop was negotiated.

dhubermexJan 4th, 2016 0
Tournament Review for December 28, 2015

The PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship tournament boasted a $5 million guaranteed prize pool over the weekend and eventually concluded with a seven-way final table chop. Brazilian Renan Carlos Bruschi (pictured) had plenty of reasons to smile once the special event concluded, as he had a career effort with an official 1st place finish and $354,187 to show for it. Fellow PocketFiver ...

dhubermexDec 28th, 2015 0
Tournament Review for December 21, 2015

PocketFives member maximilian74 recorded a six-figure score over the weekend in the PokerStars Sunday Million. He eventually cashed for $104,999 following a five-way chop in which he finished as the runner-up.

dhubermexDec 21st, 2015 0
Tournament Review for December 14, 2015

PocketFives member Max yipyiphupbup Rotko of Finland more than tripled his previous career online tournament cash total over the weekend by taking down the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship event for $149,235. The five-way final table deal also included Pedro The Mayor Demeyere of Brazil (pictured), who earned $97,565 for his official 4th place finish while dowghsantos (also of Brazil) ...

dhubermexDec 14th, 2015 0
Tournament Review for December 7, 2015

There was a 7-way final table deal in the PokerStars Sunday Million in which PocketFives member MickE of Sweden received the largest payout of $164,000 upon winning the tournament. The score by far represents by far the Swede's largest online poker tournament cash, and could result in a Top 500 Rankings appearance.

dhubermexDec 7th, 2015 1
Tournament Review for November 30, 2015

Fahredin FeriBo Mustafov of Bulgaria outlasted over 5,600 opponents to take down the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship tournament for $165,704. The Bulgarian (pictured) had a career day that nearly doubled his all time online poker tournament cash amount upon negotiating a three-way final table deal. Fellow PocketFives member danielt999 of Ireland also scored his largest ever online ...

dhubermexNov 30th, 2015 3
Tournament Review for November 23, 2015

There were a pair of PocketFivers who earned six-figure cashes in the PokerStars Sunday Million over the weekend. Thanks to a four-way final table deal, China's born2badbeat and the United Kingdom's buriedatsea took home $106,077 and $113,232 for their respective 2nd and 4th place finishes.

dhubermexNov 23rd, 2015 0
Tournament Review for November 16, 2015

PocketFives members were out in full force over the weekend, and took four of the top five spots in the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship tournament. 8th-ranked Artem veeea Vezhenkov of Uruguay (pictured) made a case for reaching the #1 spot worldwide for the first time in his career upon taking down the event outright for $183,675. Surprisingly, the Fallout video game series fan (which ...

dhubermexNov 16th, 2015 2
Tournament Review for November 9, 2015

It was a relatively quiet weekend for PocketFivers at the major online poker tournament tables, as many members were either in Las Vegas or tuning-in to ESPN coverage of Joe McKeehen's World Series of Poker Main Event November Nine performance.

dhubermexNov 9th, 2015 0
Tournament Review for November 2, 2015

There was a six-way final table chop over the weekend in the PokerStars Sunday Million that involved three PocketFives members. 211th-ranked McNallyville of Mexico finished 3rd for a payout of $103,755, Bigbluffzinc received $103,237 for 4th place, and Canada's Wesss (ranked #308 worldwide) took home $100,062 for his official 5th place effort.

dhubermexNov 2nd, 2015 0
Tournament Review for October 26, 2015

Australian krasark earned one of his best career online poker tournament cashes over the weekend by finishing 3rd in the PokerStars Sunday Million for $127,218 (three-way final table deal). The score placed the #84-ranked player in a great position to breach the Top 50 and likely surpass his previous best ranking of #36 from back in 2010. Hungary's Wildace_hun was the 4th place finisher in the ...

dhubermexOct 26th, 2015 0
Tournament Review for October 19, 2015

PocketFives member dancingbudha of the United Kingdom had a career outing in the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship tournament over the weekend, taking home $91,046 for his 3rd place finish in that event. The score more than doubles the online tournament specialist's previous career online cash total. Meanwhile, fellow Brit floppinhel pocketed $35,932 for 6th place.

dhubermexOct 19th, 2015 1
Tournament Review for October 12, 2015

PocketFives member Servej of Germany had a career outing in the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship event, taking it down for a payday of $173,669. The score was by far his largest ever in an online poker tournament, and will instantly make the German a contender for the Top 1,000 Rankings.

dhubermexOct 12th, 2015 0
Tournament Review for October 5, 2015

The PokerStars Sunday Million was won by Brazilian online poker tournament specialist Pedro pcayobh Cayo (ranked #320 worldwide - pictured), who took the tournament down outright for a career high online score of $177,137. The victory could put Pedro in the Top 100 Rankings for the first time. Fellow Brazilian andreflk13 placed 4th in that event for $64,168.

dhubermexOct 5th, 2015 0
Tournament Review for September 28, 2015

The 2015 PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) wrapped up over the weekend, culminating with the $10,000,000 Guaranteed Main Event. Ravic85 of the Russian Federation (ranked #26 worldwide) earned an even $400,000 for his 5th place finish in the Main Event. That score along will likely move him within reach of the #1 overall ranking. Ireland's rbdowntown took home $273,000 in 6th ...

dhubermexSep 28th, 2015 0
Tournament Review for September 21, 2015

Ben Bttech86 Tollerene (pictured) had a career day in the $51,000 buy-in PokerStars WCOOP "Super High Roller" Event #47. After 27 hours of play, Tollerene bested a 46-player field of some of the best-known online poker pros and received $616,518 after a three-way final table deal. The win places Tollerene at over $2 million in career online poker tournament cashes.

dhubermexSep 21st, 2015 0
Tournament Review for September 14, 2015

High stakes online poker tournament players were out in full force for the PokerStars $10,300 buy-in NLHE WCOOP event. When the dust had settled, five PocketFives members had made the 8-max final table, including a 2nd place finish by Andrew luckychewy Lichtenberger (pictured) for $484,500. Collecting $365,500 for 3rd place was mexican222, with BillyChat taking home $263,500 for 4th place. ...

dhubermexSep 14th, 2015 0
Tournament Review for September 7, 2015

The 2015 PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) began this Sunday. The online tournament series promises $45 million in cash prizes over the next three weeks throughout 70 events.

dhubermexSep 7th, 2015 0
Tournament Review for August 31, 2015

PocketFives member ENIGMA4U4ME had a career outing over the weekend in the PokerStars Sunday Million, taking home $138,135 for his runner-up performance.

dhubermexAug 31st, 2015 0
Tournament Review for August 24, 2015

For the first time in years, both the PokerStars Sunday Million and Sunday Warm-Up featured overlays, as many professional online players are currently competing at EPT Barcelona.

dhubermexAug 24th, 2015 0
Tournament Review for August 17, 2015

Canadian PocketFives members had a strong showing in major online poker tournaments over the weekend, as John j0hndayt0n Dayton of Ontario (pictured) placed 4th in the PokerStars Sunday Million for $63,404, his largest online tournament cash to date. Fellow Ontarian T_Dot_D finished 6th in that event and received $36,472.

dhubermexAug 17th, 2015 0
Tournament Review for August 10, 2015

PocketFiver Flat of Russia recorded his largest career online tournament cash over the weekend after taking home $93,550 for 3rd place in the PokerStars Sunday Million. The score will very likely move him into the top 100 of the PocketFives Rankings for the very first time. Ukraine's yarik1903 also came up big this weekend with a 1st place finish in the Stars Sunday Warm-Up for $73,407.

dhubermexAug 10th, 2015 0
Tournament Review for August 3, 2015

Denmark's Allinnet nearly doubled his lifetime online poker tournament earnings over the weekend with an outright victory in the PokerStars Sunday Million for $178,424. The score could catapult him into the top 1,000 of the PocketFives Rankings for the first time ever. Fellow member Kingido87 of Israel placed 3rd in that event and walked away with $93,945.

dhubermexAug 3rd, 2015 0
Tournament Review for July 27, 2015

Brazilian CheVeaU (ranked #523 in the world at online tournament play) took home his largest career payday over the weekend by winning the PokerStars Sunday Million for $153,111 as a result of a four-way chop. Fellow PocketFiver MLS20 placed second in that event for an even $103,000 and alemaoalves earned $47,762 upon finishing fifth.

dhubermexJul 27th, 2015 0
Tournament Review for July 20, 2015

Veteran PocketFiver Jon apestyles van Fleet of Canada (pictured) was the biggest winner among P5s members in online tournaments over the weekend, placing 3rd in the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship tournament for $89,350. With the score, van Fleet enters elite territory with more than $7 million in career online tournament cashes. Currently ranked #33 worldwide, apestyles could re-enter ...

dhubermexJul 20th, 2015 1
Tournament Review for July 13, 2015

Lithuanian bagoch outlasted a field of nearly 5,400 entrants to win the PokerStars Sunday Million for $168,883 over the weekend. Mantas' largest career online poker score will likely place him in the top 100 in the PocketFives Rankings for the first time ever. Fellow PocketFiver toddyjnr of Ireland finished as the runner-up in that event for $125,797, while FuktigOpenbanker of Norway collected ...

dhubermexJul 13th, 2015 0
Tournament Review for July 6, 2015

PocketFives member groengras of the Netherlands was victorious in the PokerStars Sunday 500 tournament over the weekend, and collected $48,563 as a result of a heads-up chop. The win will likely catapult him back into the Top 1,000 Rankings this week.

dhubermexJul 6th, 2015 1
Tournament Review for June 29, 2015

Paul padjes Berende of the Netherlands (pictured) earned a payday of $140,315 for his runner-up performance in the PokerStars Sunday Million over the weekend. With his heads-up chop of the flagship event, Paul could very well be on his way to a return entry into the Top 10 Worldwide Rankings soon. Fellow PocketFiver FlipMaster08 of Brazil took home $90,717 for his 3rd place showing in that ...

dhubermexJun 29th, 2015 2
Tournament Review for June 22, 2015

Two members found themselves heads-up in the PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up over the weekend. Rupert Elder of the United Kingdom (pictured) and J4bberW0cky of the Czech Republic cashed for $65,186 and $56,058 in the Sunday Warm-Up, respectively, as a result of a heads-up deal. Both online tournament specialists will likely find their way back into the top 1,000 in the Worldwide Rankings following ...

dhubermexJun 22nd, 2015 0
Tournament Review for June 15, 2015

Longtime PocketFives member busto_soon of the Netherlands was victorious in the PokerStars Sunday Million over the weekend and took home $170,385 as a result. The win marked his largest career online tournament cash. KunCheng of China finished second in that event for $126,915, while xkosssx placed fourth for $61,551.

dhubermexJun 15th, 2015 0
Tournament Review for February 9, 2015

Rob rtinnion Tinnion of the United Kingdom (ranked #244 worldwide) captured an outright victory in the PokerStars Sunday Million over the weekend for $200,137. The win almost ensures that he will enter the PocketFives Top 100 for the first time in his career.

dhubermexFeb 9th, 2015 4
Interview with Twitch Streamer PokerStaples

In just a few short months, live poker streaming on Twitch has "blown-up," taking a platform once dominated by video game programming and converting it into a hub for poker players worldwide. Jaime jaimestaples Staples (commonly known as PokerStaples) has been instrumental in growing the Twitch live poker streaming industry. Via regular programming of his multi-table tournament activity on ...

dhubermexFeb 6th, 2015 2
Gags30 to Debut on PocketFives TV Tuesday

Online poker tournament specialist Michael 'Gags30' Gagliano (currently ranked #1 in the state of New Jersey) will make his debut on PocketFives TV Tuesday with a live stream from 7:00-9:00pm EST. The two-hour program will feature online tournament play on either PartyPoker/Borgata Poker or and will focus on real-time viewer feedback as Gagliano competes at the virtual tables.

dhubermexFeb 3rd, 2015 6
Tournament Review for January 26, 2015

The PokerStars Turbo Championship of Online Poker (TCOOP) continued this Sunday, with several PocketFives members making final tables in the events. Sweden's xtheWall was involved in a four-way chop of the Sunday Warm-Up, taking home $75,985 for his official 2nd place effort. Lebanon's niccc had a 3rd place showing in the $215 buy-in TCOOP #17 and collected $62,486.

dhubermexJan 26th, 2015 0
PocketFives TV to Launch Sunday with PokerStaples

This Sunday, PocketFives TV will launch with an exclusive one-hour stream featuring PocketFiver jaimestaples, who is also known as PokerStaples on Twitch. The exclusive live stream will take place from 9:00am to 10:00am Eastern Time and can be viewed directly on our PocketFives TV page.

dhubermexJan 24th, 2015 13
Tournament Review for January 19, 2015

The United Kingdom's jambeyang had a runner-up performance in the PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up for $77,728 as a result of a two-way chop. Mark dipthrong Herm (ranked #50 worldwide) pocketed $35,386 for his official 4th place finish in that event.

dhubermexJan 20th, 2015 3
Tournament Review for January 12, 2015

There was a five-way chop over the weekend in the PokerStars Sunday Million flagship tournament, led by PocketFiver PokerMachine of Portugal, who earned $180,000 for his official first place finish. Fellow member dennishtm of Germany walked away with an even $100,000 upon placing 5th, while stonsijones of Iceland cashed for $94,000 (2nd place officially).

dhubermexJan 12th, 2015 0
Tournament Review for January 5, 2015

The first Sunday of the 2015 calendar year saw PocketFives members take the top four spots in the PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up. Kazakhstan's vip25459 (ranked #529 worldwide) captured an outright victory in that tournament for a payday of $99,884. Australian random.chu (pictured, ranked #388) put in a runner-up performance in that event for $74,435 while Tonyfish77 of the United Kingdom had a 3rd ...

dhubermexJan 5th, 2015 1
Tournament Review for December 29, 2014

PokerStars held its $5 Million Guaranteed Sunday Million Special Edition over the weekend, and five PocketFives members made the final table. Brazilian tgassen collected $265,744 for his official 4th place effort, while hbo06 of Poland walked away with $241,075 upon being part of a six-way final table deal. India's alwaysdegen (pictured) cashed for $96,015 in 7th, followed by ivanbarros (8th for ...

dhubermexDec 30th, 2014 1
Tournament Review for December 22, 2014

PocketFives members Rhyno2008 of Uruguay and Jon apestyles van Fleet of Canada (pictured, ranked #180 worldwide) finished 1st and 3rd respectively in the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship tournament for $217,718 and $102,960. India's armaan007 earned $70,816 upon finishing 4th in that event. In the Stars Sunday Million "Double Vision" tournament, P5ers girafganger7 of Belgium and BWFCLEE ...

dhubermexDec 22nd, 2014 2
Tournament Review for December 15, 2014

Nathaniel natfalber11 Falber of Brazil, ranked #462 worldwide, won the Full Tilt FTOPS Main Event this weekend and took home $212,040 as a result. The marquee tournament victory will likely place the Brazilian in the Top 100 Worldwide Rankings for the first time in his career. Veteran PocketFiver and 38th-ranked Zackattak13, who has over $6.2 million in lifetime online tournament cashes, may soon ...

dhubermexDec 15th, 2014 12
Tournament Review for December 8, 2014

PocketFiver woohoo42 of Serbia had a career outing in the 888 Poker Super XL $1,000,000 Guaranteed Main Event over the weekend. He took the $600 buy-in tournament down for a payday of $199,403 and will likely enter the Top 1,000 Worldwide Rankings for the first time ever as a result. Fellow member dl184 of the United Kingdom placed 4th in that event for $54,197.

dhubermexDec 8th, 2014 5
Tournament Review for December 1, 2014

Canadian modzillapl will move back into the Top 200 once the new Rankings are released thanks to his runner-up performance in the PokerStars Sunday Warm-up for $88,457 following a heads-up chop. Michael SilentPurple MacHugh (ranked #220 worldwide) will also make a rankings climb after receiving $78,323 for 4th place in the Sunday Million.

dhubermexDec 1st, 2014 0
Tournament Review for November 24, 2014

Romanian Joldis moiadcosmin Cosmin (pictured, ranked #1,251 worldwide) took home the largest payday among PocketFives members in major online poker tournament action over the weekend via a 3rd place showing in the PokerStars Sunday Million for $118,096 (five-way chop). Fellow member Ben f3nix35 Dobson of the United Kingdom finished 4th in that event for $103,639 while StoyanB of Bulgaria ...

dhubermexNov 24th, 2014 1
Tournament Review for November 17, 2014

Major online poker tournament participation increased this past weekend following the conclusion of the World Series of Poker Main Event. The PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship tournament was won by PhiRi1 of Belize, who received $177,218 for his victory as a result of a three-way chop. Fellow member KingKong0815 of Germany took home $165,462 for his 3rd place showing, while 278th-ranked ...

dhubermexNov 18th, 2014 2
Tournament Review for November 10, 2014

Major online poker tournament activity was down this weekend in anticipation of the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event "November Nine" final table, which is set to begin Monday at the Rio All Suites Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

dhubermexNov 10th, 2014 0
Tournament Review for November 3, 2014

Thulio MRCOLLE Colle of Brazil (pictured, ranked #509 worldwide) had a career outing over the weekend upon placing 3rd in the PokerStars Sunday Million weekly flagship event for $133,775 (4-way final table chop). Fellow member Pedro faustideo Faustino of Portugal placed 5th in that event for $58,253.

dhubermexNov 3rd, 2014 0