An Austrian poker player named TheFan83 has won latest Sunday Million event which took place at PokerStars on Feb 26, 2017.
The $215 buy-in No Limit Hold’em weeky tournament attracted a huge number of players (in total 5,218) and generated $1,043,600 as total prize pool.
Top 728 position holders in the match pocketed some amount of money, with TheFan83, being first for $122,000, while digopapel of Brazil collected $112,734 from the tournament for his second position.
A three way deal among top 3 remained players decided that the winner will take home another $20,000. According to the deal Poland’s KasparovAKs took home $91,000 from his third position.
TheFan83 has never won a big tournament like this one, but he had a very close battle against countryman Schildy1984 back in 2011, when he played against him in a heads-up for a WCOOP title.
The final table was set after a player named old_col’s busted to tenth place at least after ten hours of game completed.
The final table was as follows:-
Seat 1: tha_winnah (5,274,914 in chips)
Seat 2: djmib2 (2,459,141 in chips)
Seat 3: KasparovAKs (6,094,284 in chips)
Seat 4: #Naktro91 (2,524,529 in chips)
Seat 5: TheFan83 (9,309,138 in chips)
Seat 6: J.C. “PrtyPsux” Alvarado (3,830,087 in chips)
Seat 7: digopapel (11,105,991 in chips)
Seat 8: 4rebmun (7,220,298 in chips)
Seat 9: FeaNoR4eG (4,361,618 in chips)
First player who busted from the final table of top 9 players was J.C. “PrtyPsux” Alvarado of Mexico. He made $8,732 from this particular Sunday Million.
Next man hit the rail was a UK poker site player named #Naktro91. He was able to collect $12,443.15 from the title for his eighth place, while seventh place was for a Ukrainian player named FeaNoR4eG for $17,731.18.
1. TheFan83 (Austria) $122,000*
2. digopapel (Brazil) $112,734.23*
3. KasparovAKs (Poland) $91,000*
4. tha_winnah (Norway) $51,304.41
5. 4rebmun (Canada) $36,003.88
6. djmib2 (Germany) $25,266.49