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PokerStars Sunday Million 7th Anniversary Tournaments Sees Share of $2.5 Mil

Written by:
C Costigan
Published on:
Mar/04/2013
PokerStars Sunday Million 7th Anniversary Tournaments Sees Share of $2.5 Mil

ONCHAN, ISLE OF MAN – PokerStars player ‘benislovas’, from Lithuania, won the Sunday Million 7th Anniversary tournament on Monday, earning $848,589.33 after a three-way deal was done at the final table. The second- and third-placed players were ‘sexygee’ from the UK (a former SCOOP winner) and ‘Kasra84’ from Germany, who won $836,321.83 and $813,370.28 respectively.

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A total of 49,287 players took part in the $215 buy-in tournament, including 11,748 satellite entries, which made for a total prize pool of $9,857,400 – far in excess of the $7 million guarantee. It also meant the tournament was the third biggest Sunday Million ever held.

Here’s a full rundown of the final table positions and payouts:

1. benislovas (Lithuania)         $848,589.33*

2. sexygee (UK)                      $836,321.83*

3. Kasra84 (Germany)            $813,370.28*

4. n0rflip (Norway)                  $358,809.36

5. pellompogos (Cyprus)        $254,320.92

6. stradale430 (Austria)           $181,376.16

7. 2outs4cake (UK)                 $117,303.06

8. rewgr343 (Russia)             $85,759.38

9. Heminsley (UK)                  $62,101.62

* reflects three-way deal

A total of 6,309 players cashed in the tournament, which started at 14.30 ET on Sunday and lasted just over 15 hours. For a full round-up of the tournament action, check out the story on the PokerStars Blog.

Sunday Million stats

The 7th Anniversary tournament is the third biggest field and prize pool for a Sunday Million. The two previous larger ones are:

 

Date                Name                                                                                      Entrants           Prize pool

18/12/11          PokerStars’ 10th Anniversary Sunday Million Special           62,116             $12,423,200

6/3/11              Sunday Million 5th Anniversary                                              59,128             $11,825,600

 

The tournament was the 327th time the Sunday Million has taken place, and there have been four two-time winners – ‘kevsteele’, ‘diegoaiz’, ‘KipsterDK’ and ‘vietcong01’.

- Source:  www.pokerstars.com

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