SUNDAY MAJORS: Roman Romanovsky Kicks Off #1 Reign With Win

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Just days after taking over the world #1 ranking, Roman Romanovsky picked up a six-figure score and a win.

New PocketFives.com world #1 ranked player Roman Romanovsky was among the big Sunday winners after the Ukranian took down the GGPoker Sunday Blade $10K for a whopping $104,500.

Romanovsky, who overtook ‘Lena900‘ in the rankings for the first time this week, beat 19 other players to win the $10,000 buy-in tournament. ‘LuckyChewyFan69‘ took second place for $63,214, and ‘ImLividBuddy‘ banked $32,285 in third.

GGPoker’s weekly $5,000 buy-in continued to attract players with 50 entrants exceeding the $200,000 guaranteed prize pool. Ultimately, it was ‘LlinusLLove‘ who won the $90,760 first-place prize with ‘ImLividBuddy‘, ‘FkTheseGuysBro‘ and Bryn Kenney also among the players to cash.

MoTTaGeNiaL‘ saw off the challenge of Belgium’s #1 ranked player Thomas ‘MarToMchat’ Boivin to win the PokerStars $109 Sunday Million for $110,898. The prize pool reached $1,080,500 after 10,805 players took to the online battlefield, and when the mega-sized field was reduced to the final three players, it was ‘BCbones‘ who took the bronze medal alongside $58,397. Boivin, who has recorded over $3.2m in combined live and online career cashes, then fell at the final hurdle and settled for $80,470, as ‘MoTTaGeNiaL’ took the glory this week.

WhaTisL0v3‘ defeated Montenegro’s ‘Adrijan_s‘ heads-up to win the PokerStars $2,100 Sunday High Roller for $50,851. The prize pool was set at $232,000 after 116 entrants took part, and when the field was reduced to the final five it was world ranked #2 ‘lena900‘ who departed first for $17,842. ‘cmon_gasquet‘ departed next for $23,183, and RYE head-coach ‘bencb789’ took the bronze medal for $30,121. ‘Adrijan_s’ then hit the rail in second place for $39,137, as ‘WhaTisL0v3’ picked up the victory.

Artem205‘ came through a 1,005 player-field in the PokerStars $530 Bounty Builder High Roller to win over $66,000. On a final table of nine that featured no less than five PockerFivers, world ranked #17 Jonathan ‘Proudflop’ Proudfoot took third place for $22,243 + $5,335. ‘Artem205’ then won the final bounty battle, which saw ‘OhHeyCindy‘ take the runners-up spot for $30,346 + $14,755.

solanj‘ banked the largest share of the $178,000 PokerStars $215 Sunday Warm-Up prize pool after battling through 890 players. ‘1chiban‘ was awarded $15,366 for third place, and ‘DeuceofDuc0‘ took away $21,371 in second place.

partypoker pro Dzmitry Urbanovich featured on two major final tables for a combined score worth over $24,000. Urbanovich took sixth place in the partypoker $1,050 Sunday High Roller Deepstack for $8,400 before ‘FkTheseGuysBro’ defeated ‘IN INFINITY’ heads-up to win the $40,780 top prize.

And in the partypoker $530 Sunday HR Bounty Hunter, Urbanovich acheived the bronze medal for $11,662 + $4,919 in bounty prizes, before ‘mwhldwn‘ aka ‘bencb789’, fell in second place for $17,000 + $2,567, as ‘Beeeetelgeuse’ secured victory for $17,024 + $23,073.

Over on 888poker, there were wins for ‘wisimaki‘ and ‘SkallePer58‘.

Malta’s ‘wisimaki‘ banked $22,000 after victory in the $1,000 buy-in ‘Whale‘. Five places were paid with ‘purplegerbil‘ taking third for $8,250, and ‘FlatTopTony’ taking $14,850 in second.

‘purplegerbil’ saw their day got even better after they achieved a silver medal in the $215 Sunday Mega Deep for $14,500. ‘sikosomatik‘ took third place for $11,000, and ‘SkallePer58’ added $19,350 to their bankroll with the victory.

PokerStars $109 Sunday Million $1M Guaranteed
10,805 entrants, $1,080,500 prize pool

  1. MoTTaGeNiaL – $110,898.06
  2. MarToMchat – $80,470.34
  3. BCbones – $58,397.35
  4. FIJ1 – $42,379.04
  5. AadrovanRj21 – $30,754.59
  6. KronoPP – $22,318.69
  7. B–rabbit444 – $16,196.80
  8. skaafjord – $11,754.11
  9. Stangl999 – $8,529.89

PokerStars $2,100 Sunday High Roller, $150k Gtd
116 entrants, $232,000 prize pool 

  1. WhaTisL0v3 – $50,851.16
  2. Adrijan_s – $39,137.24
  3. bencb789 – $30,121.74
  4. cmon_gasquet – $23,183.01
  5. lena900 – $17,842.65
  6. pampa27 – $13,732.49
  7. Tankanza – $10,569.13
  8. prebz – $8,134.45
  9. Also11 – $6,260.63

PokerStars $530 Bounty Builder High Roller, $300k Gtd
1,005 entrants, $502,500 prize pool

  1. Artem205 – $41,401.47 + $24,884.66
  2. OhHeyCindy – $30,346.52 + $14,755.83
  3. proudflop – $22,243.91 + $5,335.95
  4. nuniyeah – $16,304.71 + $7,244.15
  5. ivan limeira – $11,951.30 + $3,339.84
  6. Vocaaas – $8,760.28 + $4,244.13
  7. perrymejsen – $6,421.27 + $3,554.68
  8. pAtcAsh83 – $4,706.76 + $3,511.72
  9. teckidtq – $3,450.03 + $2,804.69

PokerStars $215 Sunday Warm-Up $175k Gtd
890 entrants, $178,000 prize pool

  1. solanj – $29,724.90
  2. DeuceofDuc0 – $21,371.85
  3. 1chiban – $15,366.54
  4. hneves182 – $11,048.67
  5. thebigdog09 – $7,944.08
  6. Vinkyy – $5,711.85
  7. MadM¡co – $4,106.86
  8. boerni21 – $2,952.87
  9. Odintsov Spb – $2,123.13

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

  1. FkTheseGuysBro – $40,780
  2. IN INFINITY – $29,600
  3. C12SLY – $21,100
  4. EmilioSurita – $15,600
  5. TimeToPardy – $11,000
  6. Dzmitry_Urbanov – $8,400
  7. nepge – $6,200
  8. BlueEyedArab – $4,600

partypoker $530 Sunday HR Bounty Hunter – $200k Gtd
461 entrants, $236,262.50 prize pool

  1. Beeeetelgeuse – $17,024.11 + $23,073.52 (in bounties)
  2. mwhldwn – $17,000.82 + $2,567.59
  3. Dzmitry_Urbanov – $11,662.71 + $4,919.86
  4. colestoneshark – $8,113.19 + $1,320.71
  5. C12SLY – $5,755.29 + $2,034.39
  6. KryptoKing420 – $4,183.36 + $1,132.03
  7. BornInNorth – $2,979.06 + $2,067.18
  8. ilushan – $2,155.06 + $2,789.08

partypoker $2,100 Sunday High Roller Gladiator $200k Gtd
118 entrants, $241,900 prize pool

  1. onehundredeyes – $22,216.17 + $33,025.80
  2. SpiritDNA – $22,192.49 + $12,419.53
  3. Ad_Finem – $15,860.21 + $13,420.30
  4. Alien_Army – $11,102.15 + $3,543.75
  5. ATM_Marge – $8,247.31 + $4,987.50
  6. MOTHERSMATTERS – $6,344.08 + $2,362.50
  7. donzledurbru – $5,075.26 + $2,231.50
  8. franthemonster – $4,123.65 + $1,312.50

partypoker $1,050 Sunday High Roller Grind – $200k Gtd
221 entrants, $225,420 prize pool

  1. donzledurbru – $17,815.03 + $24,537.51
  2. JgsNV – $17,792.89 + $10,724.99
  3. WWWpartyCOM – $12,691.32 + $4,403.75
  4. wisimaki – $9,383.15 +$6,467.50
  5. MelonsAreYum – $6,616.33 + $3,900
  6. PeitodePeru – $5,052.46 + $6,516.25
  7. honker187 – $3,729.20 + $2,112.50
  8. alwayswin2222 – $2,766.82 + $3,412.50

888poker $50,000 Whale
55 entrants – $55,000 prize pool

  1. wisimaki – $22,000
  2. FlatTopTony – $14,850
  3. purplegerbil – $8,250
  4. PokerJoe332 – $5,500
  5. StuntSoHard – $4,400

888poker $100,000 $215 Sunday Mega Deep
441 entrants – $100,000 prize pool

  1. SkallePer58 – $19,350
  2. purplegerbil – $14,500
  3. sikosomatik – $11,000
  4. Eyeofskadi – $8,250
  5. Placebo36 – $5,700
  6. wheelguy00 – $4,400
  7. Mr.Fonzi – $3,400
  8. 1st_place – $2,400

GGPoker Sunday Blade $10k $200,000 Gtd
20 entrants – $200,000 prize pool

  1. SanityWaterline – $104,500
  2. LuckyChewyFan69 – $63,214.08
  3. ImLividBuddy – $32,285.92

GGPoker Sunday Blade $5k $200,000 Gtd
50 entrants – $237,500 prize pool

  1. LlinusLLove – $90,760.50
  2. ImLividBuddy – $55,807.75
  3. FkTheseGuysBro – $37,484.60
  4. Bryn Kenney – $25,177.42
  5. Picasso16 – $16,911.02
  6. NOMANES – $11,358.69