SUNDAY MAJORS: Stephen Chidwick Earns Double HRC Victories

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Stephen Chidwick won more than $377,000 after taking down a pair of High Roller Club titles. (WPT photo)

The 2020 World Series of Poker on GGPoker is less than two weeks away and on Sunday some of the game’s brightest stars appeared more than ready to get after a bracelet a two. 

Stephen Chidwick dominated on partypoker, earning wins in the High Roller Club The Big Game and $10,300 High Roller Club Mix-Max 2nd Chance beating 165 and 44 players respectively to win a total of $367,727.71.

Chidwick wasn’t the only high stakes regular who picked up a pair of wins on Sunday. Artur ‘mararthur1’ Martirosian beat out 99 other entries in the PokerStars $5,200 High Roller to win $88,459.85 and then another 39 in the PokerStars $2,100 High Roller Club Sunday High Roller to earn $34,653.40. In both events, fellow Russian ‘hello_totti‘ finished runner-up and was left to console himself with $110,606.71.

The biggest single score on the day belonged to Ali Imsirovic. Beating 37 other entries in the partypoker High Roller Club Main Event, Imisorovic banked $387,125. Runner-up Rob Yong walked away with $251,750 while Martirosian added another $156,750 to his Sunday haul after coming in third place.

mathouse‘ defeated ‘Martin Pineiro‘ heads-up to win the GGPoker GGMasters outright for $71,947.50. The event had a $35,768 overlay on the $500,000 guarantee after drawing 3,364 players.

PokerStars High Roller
Buy-in: $5,200
Entries: 100
Prize pool: $500,000

  1. Artur ‘mararthur1’ Martirosian – $115,217.45
  2. hello_totti – $88,459.85
  3. Malaka$tyle – $67,916.35

PokerStars High Roller Club Sunday High Roller
Buy-in: $2,100
Entries: 40
Prize pool: $80,000

  1. Artur ‘mararthur1’ Martirosian – $34,653.40
  2. hello_totti – $22,146.86
  3. WATnlos – $14,153.98

PokerStars Bounty Builder
Buy-in: $109
Entries: 3,051
Prize pool: $305,100

  1. exitonlyKK – $18,791.21 + $10,649.42 in bounties
  2. yAAwn – $18,787.99 + $5,191.15 in bounties
  3. Marto115 – $11,005.78 + $3,499.16 in bounties

partypoker High Roller Club Main Event
Buy-in: $25,500
Entries: 38
Prize pool: $950,000

  1. Ali Imsirovic – $387,125
  2. Rob Yong – $251,750
  3. Artur Martirosian – $156,750

partypoker High Roller Club Mix-Max 2nd Chance
Buy-in: $10,300
Entries: 44
Prize pool: $440,000

  1. Stephen Chidwick – $176,000
  2. Dan Shak – $112,615.80
  3. Jake Schindler – $57,200

partypoker High Roller Club The Big Game
Buy-in: $5,200
Entries: 165
Prize pool: $866,370

  1. Stephen Chidwick – $191,727.71
  2. Thomas Boivin – $137,752.83
  3. Michael Watson – $100,498.92

GGPoker GGMasters
Buy-in: $150
Entries: 3,364
Prize pool: $500,000 ($35,768 overlay)

  1. mathouse – $71,947.50
  2. Martin Pineiro – $50,874.60
  3. eggt8rt – $35,973.80

GGPoker Global MILLION$
Buy-in: $100
Entries: 1,639
Prize pool: $1,000,000

  1. 1kkwinner – $82,359.39*
  2. BigToeJoeBeiso – $78,579.86*
  3. Drupada – $109,484.08*
  4. Raisetwice1994 – $70,795.17*

GGPoker Bounty Hunters Main Event
Buy-in: $210
Entries: 1,910
Prize pool: $382,000

  1. michael79 – $43,612.13* + $21,133.19 in bounties
  2. BanBang! – $23,522.92* + $3,888.28 in bounties
  3. NocturnalSagitario – $27,957.93* + $6,619.84 in bounties