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The Sunday Briefing: Team PokerStars' Pessagno Takes Down Sunday 2nd Chance

Posted at 15:45 2013-03-19 by Mickey Doft

It was a busy day on the virtual felt on Sunday. Not only did the 22nd installment of the Full Tilt Online Poker Series (FTOPS) kick off, which saw Tom “hitthehole” Middleton win Event #1 for $61,000, but there was a full slate of tournaments over on PokerStars. Interestingly, Middleton had some success there as well, finishing 16th in the PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up for $2,105.40.

Other notables who had success on Sunday were Bryan “bparis” Paris and Team PokerStars’ Caio “Pessagno” Pessagno. The former topped a field of 3,273 to take down the PokerStars Bigger $109 for $46,783.06, and the latter won $38,002.01 for his victory in the PokerStars Sunday 2nd Chance.

PokerStars Sunday Million ($1M Guaranteed)

Buy-in Entrants Prize Pool
$200+$15 8,389 $1,677,800

Renato “leguito” Almeida took third in the Sunday Million.
Renato “leguito” Almeida took third in the Sunday Million.

Place Player Prize
1 rumrun1 $246,808.79
2 GoldRU $180,363.50
3 Renato “leguito” Almeida $125,835
4 programmed $83,890
5 mysya 555 $67,112
6 Gustavo9911 $50,334
7 davidas75 $33,556
8 Gallerhead $18,445.80
9 Skrigepas $13,002.95

PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up ($500K Guaranteed)

Buy-in Entrants Prize Pool
$200+$15 3,509 $701,800

Jim “Mr_BigQueso” Collopy took 4th in the Sunday Warm-Up.
Jim “Mr_BigQueso” Collopy took 4th in the Sunday Warm-Up.

Place Player Prize
1 matt86ck $100,001.48*
2 aJarov $76,478.88*
3 1471983 $73,712.51*
4 Jim “Mr_BigQueso” Collopy $40,353.50
5 roosi88 $29,826.50
6 instigator85 $22,808.50
7 Scott “stpauli111” Hall $15,790.50
8 Bussic $8772.50
9 FishingCh621 $5,614.40

*Denotes three-handed deal.

Notable Finishes: Toby “810ofclubs” Lewis (14th - $3,158.10), Tom “hitthehole” Middleton (16th - $2,105.40), Vanessa Selbst (84th - $1,052.70)

PokerStars Sunday 500 ($300K Guaranteed)

Buy-in Entrants Prize Pool
$500+$30 973 $486,500

Matt “ch0ppy” Kay took second in the Sunday 500.
Matt “ch0ppy” Kay took second in the Sunday 500.

Place Player Prize
1 SugarTitSSS $85,040.20
2 Matt “ch0ppy” Kay $61,785.50
3 jonito21 $46,217.50
4 FaceStealer $34,541.50
5 Gmelkonyan $24,325
6 pleasepick $19,460
7 Koln4ever $14,595
8 aaajack $9,730
9 Schappuscha $5,594.75

Notable Finishes: Jeremiah “Believer82” Vinsant (15th - $3,648.75) Ana Marquez (23rd - $2,043.30), Vanessa Selbst (37th - $1,556.80)

PokerStars $109 Sunday Rebuy ($225K Guaranteed)

Buy-in Entrants Rebuys Prize Pool
$100+$9 979 1,320 $313,700
Place Player Prize
1 Fresh_oO_D $58,034.50
2 lu777589 $42,035.80
3 gaudas1986 $31,370
4 TryToExploit $23,527.50
5 APD0290 $16,469.25
6 DreamOnDream $13,332.25
7 guennsen001 $10,195.25
8 robinho $7,058.25
9 superkid-bam $4,391.80

Notable Finishes: Thayer “THAY3R” Rasmussen (25th - $1,411.65), Elio “smokrokflock” (28th - $1,097.95), Jon “PearlJammer” Turner (94th - $690.14)

PokerStars Bigger $55 ($160K Guaranteed)

Buy-in Entrants Prize Pool
$50+$5 5,802 $290,100
Place Player Prize
1 gbmantis $45,383.07
2 oli_woofer $33,796.65
3 VIT789 $23,933.25
4 Brian “AKBigFish” James $16,390.65
5 Joshk1981 $12,329.25
6 bicko2 $9,428.25
7 JBzzzr $6,527.25
8 JackHererBR $3,626.25
9 richAAmEl $2,320.80

PokerStars Bigger $109 ($160K Guaranteed)

Buy-in Entrants Prize Pool
$100+$9 3,273 $327,300

Bryan “bparis” Paris won the Bigger $109.
Bryan “bparis” Paris won the Bigger $109.

Place Player Prize
1 Bryan “bparis” Paris $46,783.06*
2 meteze $43,225.85*
3 2erpaar $27,493.20
4 LoveWrecked $18,819.75
5 skejtak $14,237.55
6 HetaGunnar42 $10,964.55
7 AlimauryCano $7,691.55
8 pitodus $4,425.09
9 sk2ll_m0dR $2,782.05

*Denotes heads-up deal.

Notable Finishes: Maxim Lykov (36th - $785.52), Andre “aakkari” Akkari (200th - $294.57)

PokerStars Bigger $162 ($150K Guaranteed)

Buy-in Entrants Prize Pool
$150+$12 2,011 $301,650
Place Player Prize
1 Mefisto6661 $37,273.55*
2 FACUMDP $38,289.75*
3 Pappe_Ruk $36,048.11*
4 Ozgur “phaplap” Arda $19,833.48
5 Weird.Fear $14,328.37
6 kincar1975 $11,161.05
7 Improved $8,144.55
8 Alan “fizix87” Brown $5,278.87
9 heißtercamp $3,016.50

*Denotes three-handed deal.

Notable Finishes: Clark “snake8484” Hamagami (16th - $1,327.26), Christopher “NigDawG” Brammer (23rd - $1,116.10)

PokerStars Sunday 2nd Chance ($175K Guaranteed)

Caio “Pessagno” Pessagno won the Sunday 2nd Chance.
Caio “Pessagno” Pessagno won the Sunday 2nd Chance.

Buy-in Entrants Prize Pool
$200+$15 1,620 $324,000

Place Player Prize
1 Caio “Pessagno” Pessagno $38,002.01*
2 Gord0nGeck0 $33,375.19*
3 1banditpanda $35,000*
4 Jonathan “whollyflush” Prested $39,115*
5 Feiolis $15,876
6 theczar19 $12,636
7 yargen $9,396
8 $MYT1ME$ $6,156
9 tron1ft8 $3,369.60

*Denotes four-handed deal.

Notable Finishes: Tobias “PokerNoob999” Reinkemeier (30th - $1,134), Toni Judet (93rd - $648)

PokerStars Sunday Kickoff ($100K Guaranteed)

Buy-in Entrants Prize Pool
$100+$9 1,487 $148,700

Larry Sharp
Larry Sharp

Place Player Prize
1 Cheetahpl $24,907.52
2 Larry “BBOY3110” Sharp $18,215.75
3 DustHL $13,754.75
4 prz68 $10,111.60
5 barcakent $7,286.30
6 vesevese23 $5,799.30
7 fiscardddd $4,312.30
8 cristi888 $2,825.30
9 A_PIRAT $1,531.61

*Lead picture courtesy of PokerNews Brazil.

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