SUNDAY MAJORS: Balazs ‘birs320’ Botond Wins Sunday Million

Published on Jan 9th, 2017

Balazs ‘birs320’ Botond took down the PokerStars Sunday Million for $158,000 (PokerStars photo/Tomas Stacha)

Major online poker tournament action picked up over the weekend following the New Year. There were two players who cashed for six-figures in the PokerStars Sunday Million Balazs ‘birs320’ Botond captured an outright victory, outlasting nearly 5,600 opponents to take home $158,982 as 'Greyhairs' was awarded $110,026 for finishing runner-up. 'cmajli' placed third in that event for $76,146 and 'keba91' cashed for $52,699 in fourth place.

PocketFives members earned the top two spots in the Stars Sunday Warm-Up, led by Argentina's 'Kleinsane' who won the event for $59,658 followed by 'ferdilicious' of Romania (second place for $43,293). The $1,050 NLHE Sunday Grand was won by 'profit76' who collected $56,438 for the win while 'thipoker10' finished second for $42,225. The Pot Limit Omaha version of that tournament was taken down by 'ImWithSumo' for a payday of $32,632. 'SsicK_OnE' was the winner in the Sunday Supersonic tournament for $36,161 and 'monya838' outlasted more than 31,000 opponents to take down the Sunday Storm for $31,320.

#62-ranked '3BunPass' of the United Kingdom once again made the final table of the $2,600 buy-in "Super High Roller" on partypoker, winning the tournament outright for $43,750. 'SentimenTODO23' received $36,759 for first place in the $530 buy-in version of that event.

In the 888 poker Mega Deep tournament, 'stockfish9' came out on top for $26,644. The $100K Guaranteed Whale witnessed a three-way final table deal which involved two P5ers. Olli 'OgSulttaani' Ikonen of Finland (ranked #27 worldwide) earned the largest payout of $26,523 while fellow elite player Jerry 'perrymejsen' Odeen of Sweden (ranked #18 worldwide) cashed for $21,806 for his official third place effort in that event.

PokerStars Sunday Million ($200+15 NLHE) *$1M Guaranteed

5,592 entrants - $1,118,400 paid out to 800 spots

  1. Balazs ‘birs320’ Botond - $158,981.69
  2. Greyhairs - $110,025.06
  3. cmajli - $76,146.04
  4. keba91 - $52,699.11
  5. sica26 - $36,471.91
  6. OempaLoempah - $25,241.50
  7. brysch22 - $17,469.18
  8. hondacivic66 - $12,090.12
  9. DubleVV - $8,367.30
PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up ($200+15 NLHE) *$275K Guaranteed

1,991 entrants - $308,600 paid out to 278 spots

  1. TEENageTuRtL - $59,657.85 (Kleinsane)
  2. ferdi123zzz - $43,292.74 (ferdilicious)
  3. Ballage87 - $31,417.54
  4. ProRaiser26 - $22,799.69
  5. imlucknuts - $16,545.72
  6. mikulita - $12,007.20
  7. eddycadub - $8,713.61
  8. thebigdog09 - $6,323.45
  9. wisopekeño! - $4,588.93 (wisoooo)
PokerStars Sunday Grand ($1,000+50 NLHE) *$175K Guaranteed

300 entrants - $300,000 paid out to 31 spots

  1. profit76 - $56,437.71
  2. thipoker10 - $42,224.82
  3. ale6ka - $31,591.23
  4. nilsef - $23,635.53
  5. "0PIGGYBANK" - $17,683.32
  6. hellzito - $13,230.09
  7. enfermosky - $9,898.32
  8. pmahoney1 - $7,405.59
  9. EvnomiYa - $5,540.61 (NoPlanB)
PokerStars Sunday Grand PLO ($1,000+50 PLO 6-Max) *$75K Guaranteed

161 entrants - $161,000 paid out to 19 spots

  1. ImWithSumo - $32,631.86
  2. ALLEXarm - $24,357.65
  3. lissi stinkt - $18,181.53
  4. iamivar - $13,571.44
  5. tatianita032 - $10,130.28
  6. KissMyAcePlz - $7,561.65
PokerStars Sunday Supersonic ($215 NLHE Six Max Hyper) *$125k Guaranteed

1,097 entrants - $224,622 paid out to 155 spots

  1. SsicK_OnE - $36,160.80
  2. blackDonii - $23,636.71
  3. ZhipOHoy - $15,450.64
  4. ImDaNuts - $10,099.64 (Gettin Daize)
  5. yuheeeeee - $6,601.85
  6. hansiyi - $4,315.43 (chenyizhao)
PokerStars Sunday Storm ($10+$1 NLHE) *$250k Guaranteed

31,468 entrants - $314,680 paid out to 5,111 spots

  1. monya838 - $31,319.53
  2. Gorby3975 - $22,314.17
  3. gobatiy - $15,906.28
  4. zva0411 - $11,338.54
  5. cuco.sebas - $8,082.49
  6. siiiiigghhhh - $5,761.44
  7. aleks-jnr - $4,106.95
  8. Nastya1804 - $2,927.56
  9. PedroNevez - $2,086.83
partypoker Super High Roller ($2,600 NLHE) *$100k Guaranteed

50 entrants - $125,000 paid out to 7 spots

  1. 3BunPass - $43,750
  2. omaha4rollz - $28,125
  3. dorizledurbru - $18,750
  4. Servej - $12,500
  5. IN INFINITY - $9,375
  6. TDurdenWAR - $6,875 (joaomathias)
  7. WWWpartyCOM - $5,625
partypoker High Roller ($530 NLHE) *$150k Guaranteed

421 entrants - $210,500 paid out to 45 spots

  1. SentimenTODO23 - $36,759
  2. dartazz - $33,864
  3. majocdc - $22,103
  4. deepsee - $16,840 (veeea)
  5. Im_on__Tilt - $11,788
  6. prebzzz - $9,157
  7. sordykrd - $7,052 (apestyles)
  8. FergieTime5 - $4,947
  9. profikiller73 - $3,579
888 Poker WHALE ($600 NLHE) *$100k Guaranteed

267 entrants - $150,855 paid out to 36 spots

  1. Jarildur1 - $26,523 (Olli 'OgSulttaani' Ikonen)
  2. floatmasta - $22,196
  3. Jerry 'perrymejsen' Odeen - $21,806 *3-way deal
  4. trino11 - $12,823 (Dimitar 'bipbippp' Yosifov)
  5. duffmonbrah - $8,750
  6. grandepike - $6,788
  7. JamieSimmo - $5,280
  8. DangerMaus17 - $3,771
  9. InJeBakkes - $2,866
888 Poker Mega Deep ($215 NLHE) *$80k Guaranteed

726 entrants - $145,200 paid out to 99 spots

  1. stockfish9 - $26,644
  2. Wayouttofhere - $19,021
  3. salue7 - $14,375
  4. angrysanchez - $10,817 (myleftfoot)
  5. wushutm - $7,550
  6. grandepike - $6,098
  7. oneh1twonder - $4,646 (bubblebwoy)
  8. bahiafeliz - $3,194
  9. jackthecpt - $1,888

 

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