SUNDAY MAJORS: #1-Ranked Andras Nemeth Had Himself a Day

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Four final tables and two wins highlighted by a heads-up battle with the #2-ranked player in the world made for a great Sunday for #1-ranked Andras 'probirs' Nemeth. (PokerStars photo)

PocketFives.com world-ranked #1 Andras Nemeth had a Sunday to remember after the Hungarian cashed for over $450,000, following four final table appearances, and two gold medals.

The current top two online players in the world faced off heads-up in the PokerStars $2,100 Sunday High Roller, and the match went as the rankings would have suggested. A $196,000 prize pool was created after 98 high rollers took their virtual seat and among the final nine were PokerStars Pro Igor Kurganov, ‘C.Darwin2‘, ‘hello_totti‘, ‘omaha4rollz‘ and current world-ranked #3 Patrick Leonard. ‘bigbluffzinc‘ departed in third place for $27,688, which allowed ‘Lena900‘ and Andras ‘probirs’ Nemeth to agree on a money-deal. Current world #1 Nemeth then got the better of 2018 PocketFives.com POY ‘Lena900’ and took away a top prize worth $45,240.

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vladulaNko‘ was this week’s PokerStars $530 Bounty Builder High Roller PKO champion, and banked $52,575 + $21,098 in bounties. Michael ‘imluckbox’ Addamo took fifth place from the 1,357 player-field for $15,176 + $10,967, as fellow high-roller Ole ‘wizowizo’ Schemion banked $28,247 + $20,537 in third place. Patrick ‘prepstyle71’ Serda was the unlucky final player to lose their bounty and settled for $38,536 + $11,331 as runner-up.

FoldYourEdge‘ and ‘letsgoagain‘ became partypoker Sunday Phased Final champions after the introduction of the new weekly tournaments. The ‘Phased’ events gave players the chance to play the online Day 1 throughout the week, and compete in the Sunday Final for a chance at big money returns.

‘FoldYourEdge’ took down the $530 Sunday Phased Final for the biggest share of the $273,350 prize pool worth $50,952. ‘Gravity‘ took third for $24,863, before ‘kBetExpl0F0ftyK‘ lost at the last to bank $36,218 as runner-up.

And in the $109 Sunday Phased Final, ‘letsgoagain‘ topped the 1,013 player-field to win $18,189 after a heads-up victory over ‘SuperMaza‘, who took away $13,028 for their efforts.

The GGPoker GGS3 continued allowing their player pool to play some of the largest weekly online tournaments with buy-ins reaching $25,000 once again.

Omar Bingo‘ was the biggest Sunday winner after they banked $344,893 for victory in the GGPoker GGS #157: $25,000 $500k Gtd. The prize pool hit $808,500 after 33 super high rollers went to battle, with ‘StacknNvrSlackn‘ and Andras ‘PokerBluff1’ Nemeth cashing before ‘Picasso16‘ sealed third place for $128,268. ‘NOMAMES‘ was then unable to add yet another GGpoker title to their name, and departed as runner-up for $203,780.

The second $25,000 buy-in of the day saw Nemeth cash for a second time, and they forged on to seal the gold medal for $226,237, following a money-deal with ‘StacknNvrSlackn’, who exited with $205,206.

However, Nemeth narrowly missed out on a third Sunday title after taking second place in the GGPoker GGS #170: $10,000 $400k Gtd for $104,848, with ‘chan593‘ picking up the win for $170,515.

Below are this week’s results:

PokerStars $2,100 Sunday High Roller, $150k Gtd
98 entrants, $196,000 prize pool 

  1. probirs – $45,240*
  2. Lena900 – $37,608*
  3. bigbluffzinc – $27,688
  4. pads1161 – $21,288
  5. omaha4rollz – $16,368
  6. hello_totti – $12,584
  7. C. Darwin2 – $9,676
  8. IgorKurganov – $7,439
  9. Bit2Easy – $6,554

PokerStars $530 Bounty Builder High Roller PKO, $500k Gtd
1,357 entrants, $678,500 prize pool

  1. vladulaNko  – $52,575 + $21,098
  2. prepstyle71 – $38,536 + $11,331
  3. wizowizo – $28,247 + $20,537
  4. FellipeD – $20,705 + $1,613
  5. imluckbox – $15,176 + $10,967
  6. needdollarz – $11,124 + $968
  7. Jc9c – $8,154 + $9,572
  8. oriente1 – $5,977 + $4,535
  9. AZNInFiLtRaT – $4,381 + $3,566

PokerStars $2,100 Sunday Cooldown [8-Max, Turbo, PKO] $125k Gtd
118 entrants, $236,000 prize pool

  1. mararthur1 – $25,863 + $28,296
  2. lasagnaaammm – $19,930 + $15,546
  3. mczhang – $15,358 + $13,718
  4. Graftekkel – $11,834 + $2,250
  5. hello_totti – $9,119 + $3,500
  6. hotmark777 – $7,027 + $3,875
  7. anteen – $5,415 + $3,812
  8. C. Darwin2 – $4,173 + $1,000
  9. Grisha813 – $3,562 + $2,500

partypoker $1,050 Sunday High Roller Deepstack $200k Gtd
195entrants, $200,000 prize pool

  1. TheOptimist – $40,780
  2. sixtybananas – $29,600
  3. YouGotTheDud – $21,100
  4. jknack10 – $15,600
  5. BtchrByTrade – $11,000
  6. MasterOfPigeons – $8,400
  7. ThanksBro – $6,200
  8. Sundaynightking – $4,600

partypoker $530 Sunday Phased Final $250k Gtd
516 entrants, $273,350 prize pool

  1. FoldYourEdge – $50,952
  2. kBetExpl0F0ftyK – $36,218
  3. Gravity – $24,863
  4. Tigerbluff – $17,084
  5. Martin Fingered – $12,027
  6. OKgoogle – $8,692
  7. Art3m1s – $6,259
  8. Kroat.. – $4,482

partypoker $109 Sunday Phased Final $100k Gtd
1,013 entrants, $105,750 prize pool

  1. letsgoagain – $18,189
  2. SuperMaza – $13,028
  3. porsche_911 – $8,618
  4. FreshP – $5,773
  5. IRa1se – $4,092
  6. iBluffR1vers – $2,897
  7. klawizna – $2,030
  8. LoungeBoy – $1,374

GGPoker GGS #155: $500 $200k Gtd 
588 entrants, $276,360 prize pool

    1. porty27 – $44,134*
    2. Fredman – $40,433*
    3. oldzet – $26,218
    4. sys1207 – $19,128
    5. Resolve – $14,086
    6. Mailloul_ – $10,325
    7. millionaire27k – $7,568
    8. vlad64 – $5,547
    9. Geffen – $4,066

GGPoker GGS #157: $25,000 $500k Gtd 
33 entrants, $808,500 prize pool

  1. Omar Bingo – $344,893
  2. NOMAMES – $203,780
  3. Picasso16 – $128,268
  4. PokerBluff1 – $80,737
  5. StacknNvrSlackn – $50,819

GGPoker GGS #172: $25,000 $500k Gtd 
21 entrants, $514,500 prize pool

  1. PokerBluff1 – $226,237*
  2. StacknNvrSlackn – $205,206*
  3. brotisserie chicken – $83,055

GGPoker GGS #170: $10,000 $400k Gtd 
46 entrants, $446,200 prize pool

  1. chan593 – $170,515
  2. PokerBluff1 – $104,848
  3. PerfectDisguise – $70,423
  4. HE22 – $47,301
  5. OG_OWL – $31,771
  6. ravenoustrashdog – $21,340

*denotes money-deal