The 11th anniversary Sunday Million attracted 44,017 players (+11,818 re-entries) with its massive $10,000,000 guaranteed prize pool. The final hand of the tournament was played nearly 16 hours after the tournament kicked off on Sunday evening.
Scott "Aggro Santos" Margerson made a name for himself in the online poker world when he won two World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) bracelets within the span of three days last fall. He won WCOOP Event #18 for almost $110,000 and followed that up with a first place finish in a four-way chop of WCOOP Event #22 for $202,000.
7,000 players entered last week's Sunday Million on PokerStars, which meant that a prize pool of $1,400,000 was up for grabs. In total, 1,080 places were paid with $210,000 put aside for the last man/women standing.
Pokerstars' $9m Anniversary Sunday Million kicked off last Sunday and went on for 15 hours before the field of 50,432 had turned into 1 remaining player. The winner was BRAYDEN93, located in Mexico, and he left the table with no less than $597,720. The first prize was initially said to be +$1 million but due to a deal that was agreed on between the players it turned out that the second place paid out more than the first place. Read more » $9 million anniversary Sunday Million winner
On Monday, PokerStars announced that there will be a special edition of the Sunday Million next month to celebrate the weekly Sunday tournament's 9th anniversary. The special edition of the Sunday Million, which will be played on March 8 at 14:30 ET, will have the usual $215 buy-in but have a massive $9,000,000 prize pool!
Poker's richest weekly tournament, PokerStars Sunday Million, celebrates its seventh birthday on March 3 at 14:30 with a $7,000,000 guarantee tournament (the winner will take home at least $1 million). PokerStars is awarding thousands of seats via low buy satellites to this tournament, including a special 1,000 seat guaranteed $11 deadline satellite on March 3 at 14:25 ET.
You can also secure a seat by playing the $1 satellites under 'Tourney', 'Satellites', or simply buy-in directly for $215 under 'Special' in the poker lobby. May the flop be with you!
The Danish web designer and poker amateur Kristian Kofoed was leading PokerStars Sunday Million last Sunday and had a fantastic chance of reaching the final table where a first-place prize of $206,343 was up for grabs. But that was until the Internet connection suddenly gave up on him...
On Sunday it's once again time for a Double Vision Sunday at the world's largest poker site. This means that you will have two chances to play poker's biggest weekly tournaments! Don't miss out on this fantastic chance to compete for millions in guaranteed prize money in events like Sunday Million and Sunday Warm-Up! Plus, besides the the normal Sunday Major satellites running 24/7, there are brand new VIP Bash Sallites taking place on November 3, guaranteeing 250 seats into Double Vision versions of Sunday Million for just 1,000 FPPs (Frequent Player Points).
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Dan Smith is a player in form. Not satisfied with booking $3,650,758 in live tournament winnings this year, a large portion of which comes from his €962,925 win in the EPT9 Barcelona Super High Roller, but Smith, just a matter of hours ago, secured first place in the $215 Sunday Million for $219,504.25. It's his largest win on PokerStars and one that will be tough to beat.
It was a very busy Sunday on PokerStars as there were several big tournaments running. The most interesting ones however were of course the Sunday Million ($1,000,000 guaranteed), Sunday Warm-Up ($500,000 guaranteed) and the MicroMillions main event ($1,000,000 guaranteed).
On Sunday it's once again time for a Double Vision Sunday on PokerStars. This means that, for example, the world's largest weekly online tournament, the Sunday Million, is running twice, but still with the same guaranteed prize pool as usual, which means that at least $2,000,000 is up for grabs.
PokerStars 10th anniversary celebrations is soon about to reach its climax. The Sunday Million on the 18th of December will have a $10,000,000 prize pool! The buy-ins remains the same but the prizes are tenfold. There are plenty of ways to qualify to this December's main event in the online poker world for as little as a shy $1.
Make sure that you'll be seated and ready to battle for the guaranteed first prize of $2,000,000!
Details What: Sunday Million Tournament - $10 Million Guarantee When: December 18 at 20.30 CET Prize pool: $10,000,000 First prize: $2,000,000 guranteed Buy-in: $215
How to get there - the Economy Class: There are hundreds of satellites running in the days leading up to the event. To register for a satellite or buy-in directly, open the PokerStars lobby and click ‘Tourney’ & ‘All’, or ‘Events’, ‘10th Anniversary’ & ‘All’. For your best chance to qualify, play the $11 Sunday Million Mega Satellite with a huge 1,000 seats guaranteed. It takes place one hour before the Sunday Million at 19.45 CET, and you can win a seat for just $1. You can also turn your Frequent Player Points (FPPs) into a $215 Sunday Million entry with the PokerStars 10th Anniversary Sunday Million Mega Path!
PokerStars is celebrating their 10th anniversary in December 2011 after more than 69 billion hands dealt and they do it with style! Get ready already, for a massive celebaration with more than $10,000,000 in prizes!
Even though it's just the beginning of November and still a month to pass until the anniversary, PokerStars announced two upcoming promotions today and made it clear that these two events are just the tip of the iceberg of what's to come for all PokerStars players; new and old, poor and rich. PokerStars Pro Daniel Negreanu is excited: "Amazing that it’s been 10 years! I'm very proud of my association with PokerStars, and this December's 10th Anniversary Celebration is going to be a doozy!"
PokerStars revealed that no less than 100 packages will be up for grabs for the annual PokerStars Caribbean Adventure - each bag worth more than $15,000. The final event takes place January 5-14, 2012 in Paradise Island, Bahamas. The below explains how you will get your package and get rid of your winter blues: 1. Sign up for your PokerStars account here! 2. Play the 10th Anniversary Giveaway Freerolls that starts every 10th minute (ALREADY UP & RUNNING BUT ONLY 1 FREEROLL per DAY per PLAYER!) and qualify for the weekly PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Final. 3. Win the weekly final!
Mr.Negreanu continues: "There will be tons of cash prizes for bankrolls of all sizes, plus giveaways and a $10 million Sunday Million event." You read it! The Sunday Million will be the Sunday $10 Million on the 18th of December. The buy-in remains the same but the winnings are decupled. The winner will cashout $2,000,000 guaranteed! For an easy $215 you'll get a seat but for those of us that think a direct buy-in is too easy there is a satellite journey for as little as $1 to embark on.
PokerStars will announce more anniversary promotions shortly.
On Sunday it's time for a campaign named Double Vision Weekend at PokerStars. Instead of throwing just one Sunday Warm-Up and Sunday Million, PokerStars will run two Sunday Warm-Ups and Sunday Millions, and the guarantees will be the same as usual.
The first Sunday Warm up kicks off at 11:00 ET, and the second one will start half an hour later. Both events will have a $500,000 guarantee. The The first Sunday Million starts at the normal time of 14:30 ET, and 30 minutes later the second Sunday Million will kick off. Both events will have a $1,000,000 guarantee.
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Poker Stars are celebrating the 5th anniversary of their old classic Sunday Million tournament on Sunday the 6th of March. In order to make this celebration a little bit different from the usual Sunday Million, the guaranteed prize pool is $5,000,000 instead of $1,000,000. $1,000,000 of the prize pool is guaranteed for the winner as well as a Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4!
Sunday Million 5th Anniversary: Date: 6th of March Time:22:30 CET Buy-in: $215 Guaranteed prize pool: $5,000,000
Not less than 9031 players paid the buy-in of $200+$15 and took part in the world’s most popular online tournament yesterday, PokerStars Sunday Million. Thanks to the big starting field, not less than $1,806,200 was up for grabs.
The final table was very interesting and thrilling this time. When there were 6 players left, they all had about the same amount of chips left. This is quite unusual thing to see on a final table. Anyhow, it came to be the player "palurdo" who took home the tournament at the end. For the win he received $257,930.
2009's last Sunday Million tournament was played last Sunday at PokerStars. Even though the world record tournament was played the very same day, not less than 9344 players signed up for the Sunday Million Tournament, which created a total prize pool of $1,868,800.
The final table was very thrilling one this time as lots of cash was up for grabs. And when there were 5 remaining players on the final table - they all agreed on making a deal. However, the winner of the tournament came to be Coach6999 who received $143,444 and the second place finisher, BBOY received $213,000 thanks to the deal.
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PokerStars Sunday Million tournament is just getting more and more popular. PokerStars now thinks that the current guarantee simply isn't enough, and therefore they have decided to add another $1,000,000 to the pot in the next tournament on Sunday.
PokerStars are expecting a huge starting field as $2,500,000 is up for grabs in the next Sunday Million. It will be very interesting to see what the first prize will land on. In last Sunday Million the winner got $236,000. Probably it will be double that amount on Sunday!
PokerStars are running lots of daily satellites for just a few dollars to the next Sunday Million tournament with $2,5000,000 in the pot. We give you a 100% bonus up to $600 at PokerStars to get started!
Every Sunday, PokerStars and Full Tilt poker, arrange their biggest and most popular tournaments. And it's not for nothing that these two sites attract thousands of poker players week after week to play in their tournaments. PokerStars Sunday Million tournament has a guarantee of $1,5 million dollars for the buy-in $200+$15. Usually the prize pool ends up greater than the money PokerStars guarantees. Last Sunday, 7911 players entered the tournament and created a prize pool of $1,582,200. The winner came to be "Sosnoviy", he received $236,610 in first prize. The biggest "Sunday tournament" at Full Tilt poker is the $750,000 guarantees. Only half of the prize pool which PokerStars guarantee, but this tournament is still very popular as the guarantee is reached every time. The last $750,000 guarantee at Full Tilt attracted 4401 players who were willing to pay the buy-in of $200+$16. The prize pool landed on $880,200 and "DOOLfan" took care of the first prize of $155,434.
Yesterday it was once again time for the most popular online tournament, Sunday Million at PokerStars. 8342 players signed up for the tournament and created a prize pool of $1,67 million dollars. 1260 players would get a share of the $1,67 million prize pool and the winner would get $245,421. However, it came to be 2 Swedish poker players that ended up playing heads-up against each other.
Jesper "KipsterDK" Hougaard from Denmark won his second PokerStars Sunday Million tournament this weekend and received $206,000 for his amazing achievement. In total he has now won almost half a million dollars from the Sunday Million tournament.