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Sunday Majors Round-Up: Chris Brammer Wins Yet Another MTT!

Posted at 01:00 2012-04-10 by Matthew Pitt

Another very profitable Sunday has passed for several players on the virtual felt. Six players pocketed over $100,000 on Sunday, with the biggest belonging to Benjamin "janfryed" Garcia for a third-place finish in the Sunday Million following a deal. Meanwhile, the world number one ranked player for online poker tournaments Chris "NigDawG" Brammer added to his already ridiculous online résumé with a win in the $109 Sunday Rebuy.

PokerStars Sunday Million ($1M Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+$158,225$1,645,000

A six-handed deal in the Sunday Million meant six-figure scores all around. Benjamin "janfryed" Garcia was the chip leader at the time and earned the biggest prize of the day, but he ultimately finished in third place. "Guesty001" bested Orjan "Aftret" Skommo for the title of champion after the latter made a final stand with {8-Diamonds}{7-Clubs}. Holding {A-Hearts}{4-Spades}, "Guesty001" looked Skommo up and held up through the {K-Diamonds}{6-Spades}{3-Hearts}{Q-Spades}{9-Clubs} board to seal the deal.

To read more about this week's Sunday Million, head over to PokerStarsBlog.com

PlacePlayerPrize
*1Guesty001$123,196.17
*2Orjan "Aftret" Skommo$118,484.43
*3Benjamin "janfryed" Garcia$151,739.34
*4lollasen$110,159.90
*51_conor_b_1$129,874.19
*6tilt21sted$115,678.97
7QUINN520$32,900
8CrissD6713$18,917.50
9molik44$12,748.75

*denotes six-handed deal

Notable Finishes: Griffin "Flush_Entity" Benger (28th - $3,290), Jon "LUFCBas" Spinks (55th - $2,549.75), Heath "TheBigHef" Chick (59th - $2,549.75), Justin "ZeeJustin" Bonomo (70th - $2,303)

PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up ($500K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+$153,297$659,400

A five-handed deal took place in the Sunday Warm-Up this week, guaranteeing each more than $51,000. Among them was Leandro "leopeluca" Csome, but he ran {K-Clubs}{Q-Clubs} into the {A-Clubs}{A-Hearts} of "Palmero92." Csome failed to catch up and exited in third place. One hand is all it took for "Palmero72" to finish the job. With the final board reading {K-Diamonds}{9-Diamonds}{6-Clubs}{7-Spades}{6-Hearts}, "jerry ping" check-called all in with {K-Clubs}{8-Hearts}. However, "Palmero72" had the goods with {K-Hearts}{K-Spades} to secure the victory.

To read more about this week's Sunday Warm-Up, head over to PokerStarsBlog.com

PlacePlayerPrize
*1Palmero92$72,989.56
*2jerry ping$56,110.31
*3Leandro "leopeluca" Csome$53,958.65
*4BWFCLEE$66,600.14
*5Xplogo$51,358.34
6eom2000$21,430.50
7Tomascibak$14,836.50
8wpr101$8,242.50
9Kingoooo$5,275.20

*denotes five-handed deal

Notable Finishes: Niki “RealAndyBeal” Jedlicka (26th - $1,681.47), Alex "AlexKP" Petersen (38th - $1,351.77)

PokerStars Sunday 500 ($300K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$500+$30917$458,500

Two weeks after earning a win in the $109 Sunday Rebuy, Brian "AKBigFish" James came close to a win in the Sunday 500 with a third-place finish. The triumph was "zitinio's", worth more than $70,000.

PlacePlayerPrize
*1zitinio$70,022.77
*2micide$58,526.05
*3Brian "AKBigFish" James$56,822.73
4Mik3ma$33,012
510IsTheYear$22,925
6H.Oussale$18,340
7Tobias "PokerNoob999" Reinkemeier$13,755
8bullstopper$9,170
9psyzalek$5,502

*denotes three-handed deal

Notable Finishes: Jack "jackellwood" Ellwood (29th - $1,788.15), Jon "LUFCBas" Spinks (36th - $1,788.15), Tim "Tmay420" West (37th - $1,558.90)

PokerStars Bigger $109 ($200K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$100+$93,112$311,200

The Bigger $109's numbers were also down from last week, but that didn't matter much to "mitchymitch3," the outright winner for $49,014.

PlacePlayerPrize
1mitchymitch3$49,014
2Joao "megas" Silva$36,566
3camikater$26,140.80
4Dial P$17,894
5bartleby666$13,537.20
6Lemino09$10,425.20
7nipe1955$7,313.20
8im_oddy$4,207.42
9Maethi$2,645.20

Notable Finishes: Jonas "Telefonkiosk" Lindlof (21st - $855.80)

PokerStars Bigger $162 ($150K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$150+$121,759$263,850

An additional 35 players took part in this week's Bigger $162. "FaceStealer" emerged victorious outright for more than $42,000.

PlacePlayerPrize
1FaceStealer$42,216.91
2RasA86$31,662
3Suppinho$23,746.50
4umburanas$17,348.13
5danialmeria$12,532.87
6ouchagainAA$9,762.45
7Franspro$7,123.95
8Operga$4,617.37
9fudodk$2,638.50

Notable Finishes: Jamie "Bear4rms" Sykes (25th - $1,002.63), Ami "UhhMee" Barer (26th - $1,002.63)

PokerStars Sunday 2nd Chance ($175K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+$151,455$291,000

Leandro "leopeluca" Csome's second final table of the day of the day didn't go as well as his first, earning ninth place in the Sunday 2nd Chance. Following a heads-up deal, "toril274" walked away with the win for nearly $45,000.

PlacePlayerPrize
*1toril274$44,180.70
*2Raaadzio91$41,664.30
3alex987$27,615.90
4Ballertimes$19,788
5specht1988$14,404.50
6PreshaDrop$11,494.50
7Daniel "Garnerus" Gomez$8,584.50
8FoldDirtyB.$5,674.50
9Leandro "leopeluca" Csome$3,142.80

*denotes heads-up deal

Notable Finishes: Ben "KidCardiff6" Warrington (10th - $2,560.80), Liv Boeree (17th - $1,396.80)

PokerStars $109 Sunday Rebuy ($225K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$100+$91,006$323,100

The numbers were down in the $109 Sunday Rebuy, but that didn't stop the big names from breaking through. McLean "PureProfitFo" Karr took sixth place, while British online superstar Chris "NigDawG" Brammer earned the outright victory for just shy of $60,000.

PlacePlayerPrize
1Chris "NigDawG" Brammer$59,773.50
2V1rtuozzzzzz$43,295.40
3Jarcon86$32,310
4Rasmus "bigoots" Sibast$24,232.50
5GS_LT$16,962.75
6McLean "PureProfitFo" Karr$13,731.75
7nicopoker18$10,500.75
823noraB$7,269.75
9OhRaisyDaisy$4,523.40

Notable Finishes: Patrick "pmahoney22" Mahoney (18th - $2,100.15), Torsten “jektiss” Brinkmann (26th - $1,453.95)

PokerStars Sunday Storm ($300K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$10+$138,345$383,450

Next week marks the one year anniversary of the Sunday Storm, but it was business as usual this week. A three-handed deal took place with "Moabiter12" outlasting the field for more than $26,000.

PlacePlayerPrize
*1Moabiter12$26,258.94
*2ph1shman420$20,258.93
*3Crashsite!!$20,258.94
4ZH_kh$10,598.55
5rob_t1986$7,247.20
6mercer22$4,658.91
7Painalton$3,259.32
8Staraya888$2,224.01
9timeurezz1z$1,629.66

*denotes three-handed deal

PokerStars Sunday Kickoff ($100K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$100+$91,406$140,600

The Sunday Kickoff dipped this week, down 136 players, but still easily covered its guarantee. A heads-up deal took place and "strilflush" overcame a deficit to emerge with the win for nearly $20,000.

PlacePlayerPrize
*1strilflush$19,139.03
*2TopLad14$21,501.40
3Sietze2801$12,935.20
4quixote123$9,560.80
5SlevinRO$6,889.40
6assCARDSsin$5,483.40
7segrinder$4,077.40
8shakalas$2,671.40
9youaremelon$1,462.24

*denotes heads-up deal

*PokerStars Sunday Million and Sunday Warm-Up data obtained from PokerStarsBlog.com

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Chris Brammer (Photo: Neil Stoddart) Chris Brammer (Photo: Neil Stoddart)

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