Tournament Review for January 11, 2016

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Three PocketFives members had career-best online poker tournament scores over the weekend in the PokerStarsSunday Million weekly flagship event. AlexS1finished runner-up and collected $137,747. Fellow P5ers Marcos Chaibenof Brazil and Sammy illraiseyou8 Lafleur of Canada walked away with $67,256 and $50,308 for their respective 4th and 5th place performances.

The top four spots in the Stars Sunday 500 were occupied by PocketFivers, led by 13th-ranked mjw006of Australia, who won the event outright for $57,469. The win puts him in contention for surpassing his all-time highest worldwide ranking of #4. Bulgarian bipbipppearned $41,378 for 2nd place and 35th-ranked Pot4teUS of Sweden received a $30,650 payday upon being eliminated in 3rd place.

Ckb of the United Kingdom took 2nd place in the Stars Sunday Warm-Up for $46,277 after negotiating a 4-way final table chop. The score could move the Brit inside the Top 200 worldwide rankings for the first time ever.

Matla’s SoCloseCallplaced 2nd in both the PokerStars Sunday Storm and the PartyPoker Heavyweight Main Event. Each cash was worth over $20,000.

Congratulations to all PocketFivers who cashed in Sunday’s online tournaments. Here are the final table results:
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PartyPoker “Heavyweight – The Main Event” ($109 NLHE Re-Entry) *$150k Guaranteed
1,555 entrants – $155,500 paid out to 180 spots

1. NightCatX $27,990
2. pssshhh $20,215 (SoCloseCall)
3. csutor4 $15,550
4. sweetster $11,663
5. freddeaik11 $8,164
6. lyonsden13 $6,609 (thelyonsden6)
7. ld3f1x89 $5,054
8. zestmordant $3,499
9. BOOMALOOM $2,177

PartyPoker “High Roller” ($530 NLHE Re-Entry) *$100k Guaranteed
281 entrants – $150,000 paid out to 45 spots

1. OurodeTolo $25,317
2. trixibelle1 $23,088 *2-way deal
3. MRZAMUNDA $14,700
4. carpediem400 $12,150 (carpediem200)
5. aJarov $10,200 (aJarov)
6. aggr0vated $8,700 (norfair18)
7. Lackoo87 $7,200
8. Cashcow84 $5,700
9. Graftekkel $4,200

bet-at-home/ William Hill/ iPoker “Sunday Masters” (€150 NLHE) *€20k Gtd.
144 entrants – $21,295 paid out to 27 spots

~ Full Recap

1. BigSlick1111 $4,578.33
2. BingoTimes $3,300.66
3. GigiOnFire $2,502.11
4. juugee888 $1,863.28
5. xblufferx212 $1,277.67
6. BrookeBurke $1,064.73
7. EliBron $851.78
8. nutyfish $638.84
9. TrapSnapFapz $425.89

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888 “$120k Mega Deep” ($215 NLHE) *$120k Guaranteed
770 entrants – $154,000 paid out to 99 spots

1. OTwenty $24,479
2. peterpan_33. $23,954 *2-way deal
3. UchihaSSJ $15,246
4. smgdgd12 $11,473
5. SirFreshness $8,008
6. iRememberAll $6,468
7. icebearrr $4,928
8. rrradiovolna $3,388
9. iCrushU556 $2,002

Full Tilt “The Sunday Major” ($250 NLHE) *$50k Guaranteed
252 entrants – $60,000 paid out to 36 spots

~ Full Recap

1. Malakastyle $12,090.00
2. TheDegenFund $9,000.00
3. jokai22 $6,600.00
4. jonwayne69 $4,800.00
5. joaoMATHIAS $3,600.00 (joaomathias)
6. nshhsnnsh $2,700.00
7. xMONSTERxDONGx $2,100.00 (xMONSTERxDONGx)
8. Cbart_05 $1,590.00 (bustindanut)
9. S1THL0RD $1,230.00

PokerStars “Sunday Million” ($200+15 NLHE) *1M Guaranteed
5,989 entrants – $1,197,800 paid out to 855 spots

~ Full Recap

1. LEXER1986 $185,661.70
2. AlexS1 $137,747.00 (AlexS1)
3. spytnic $97,021.80
4. marquinhosss $67,256.47 (Marcos Chaiben)
5. illraiseyou8 $50,307.60 (illraiseyou8)
6. gordinho AM $38,329.60
7. bjl90 $26,351.60
8. USA_20080920 $14,972.50
9. NORSKHOPP $9,342.84

PokerStars “Sunday Warm-Up” ($200+15 NLHE) *$425k Guaranteed
2,400 entrants – $480,000 paid out to 342 spots

~ Full Recap

1. Mortan23 $54,010
2. cheeky4714 $46,277 (Ckb)
3. fityfmi $53,095
4. buzzcorks $48,300 *4-way deal
5. glammc $21,360.00
6. Panny3 $16,560.00
7. Jakub_Odvar $11,760.00
8. cigarromata $6,960.00
9. SpaceBonyiga $4,080.00 (Spacebonyiga)

PokerStars “Sunday 500” (500+35 NLHE) *$275k Guaranteed
613 entrants – $306,500 paid out to 90 spots

~ Full Recap

1. mjw006 $57,468.75 (mjw006)
2. trionojnika $41,377.50 (bipbippp)
3. TanTanSWE $30,650.00 (Pot4teUS)
4. Kihlström $22,987.50 (Kihlstrom)
5. Vinkyy $16,091.25
6. i need sheet $13,026.25 (i need sheet)
7. trujustrus $9,961.25
8. andyh26 $6,896.25 (andyh26)
9. ToTall4Y $4,321.65

PokerStars “Sunday Supersonic” ($215 NLHE 6-Max) *$250k Guaranteed
1,295 entrants – $272,986 paid out to 168 spots

~ Full Recap

1. ShellyCalls $45,726.01
2. szk86 $34,123.25
3. Erä_Koira $25,797.17 (OgSulttaani)
4. pokerturo $17,607.59
5. IneedMassari $11,520.00 (joaosimaobh)
6. Yurec1707 $7,507.11

PokerStars “Sunday Storm” ($11 NLHE) *$300k Guaranteed
31,446 entrants – $314,460 paid out to 4,500 spots

~ Full Recap

1. xxViNtxx $29,421.25
2. SoCloseCall $21,540.51 (SoCloseCall)
3. ragsonly1 $13,993.47
4. iTiWolfiTi $10,848.87 (itiwolfiti)
5. tossedafumo $7,704.27
6. andygeeforce $4,716.90
7. anvar72 $3,301.83
8. klainmain666 $2,201.22
9. veyrassois $1,556.57

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