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The Sunday Briefing: Yann "yadio" Dion Among the Victorious on Sunday

Posted at 09:00 2012-06-27 by Mickey Doft

Three players emerged from online-poker Sunday with six-figure scores this week. The biggest went to "foldbudiao" for earning a Sunday Million victory after a three-handed deal. Other Sunday winners included Yann "yadio" Dion and Vincas "Vincelis" Tamašauskas, and online stalwarts James "Andy McLEOD" Obst and Nico "PKaiser" Fierro were among those who made final tables.

PokerStars Sunday Million ($1M Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+$155,388$1,077,600

This week's Sunday Million saw deep runs from Joe "Dyzalot" Morneau (41st - $2,101.32) and Andras "probirs" Nemeth (45th - $2,101.32). At the final table, a three-way deal was made following the elimination of Frank "roo_400" Billard in fourth place.

In the end, "foldbudiao" emerged with the victory and the most money even after giving up money in the deal-making process to satisfy third-place finisher "Andrzejeczek." On the final hand, "foldbudiao's" {Q-Hearts}{J-Spades} bested the {K-Diamonds}{7-Clubs} of "robinsex" when the board ran out {J-Hearts}{6-Clubs}{4-Hearts}{7-Spades}{5-Hearts}.

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

PlacePlayerPrize
*1foldbudiao$144,820.10
*2robinsex$108,000
*3Andrzejeczek$130,000
4Frank "roo_400" Billard$60,884.40
5davjon$45,798
6Shalchinov A$35,022
7jfl1234$24,246
8pastache8888$13,470
9ministerborg$8,620.80

*denotes three-handed deal

PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up ($500K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+$152,817$563,400

The most notable player at the Sunday Warm-Up final table was Nico "PKaiser" Fierro. He ultimately finished in fifth place when his {J-Spades}{8-Spades} failed to get there against eventual champion "SAUS"' {Q-Diamonds}{J-Clubs}.

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

PlacePlayerPrize
1SAUS$88,736.30
2ThisIsPete$66,199.50
3MrDanoss$47,325.60
4AyeReady1966$32,395.50
5Nico "PKaiser" Fierro$24,507.90
6jabko82$18,873.90
7Mazak14$13,239.90
8KolliMong$7,617.16
9OverTheTop43$4,788.90

PokerStars Sunday 500 ($300K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$500+$30607$303,500

Among the notable finishes in the Sunday 500 were David "highdro420" Rowan (12th - $3,338.50), Max Lykov (13th - $2,731.50), Randal "RandALLin" Flowers (15th - $2,731.50), Sebastian "p0cket00" Sikorski (24th - $1,517.50), and Bradley "BaZa88" Bower (25th - $1,517.50). "NoaTheArk" earned the outright victory, topping a final table that included John "kleath" Leathart and Ondrej "Vinkyy" Vinklarek.

PlacePlayerPrize
1NoaTheArk$56,906.25
2jorjo2007$40,972.50
3John "kleath" Leathart$30,350
4Gambler4444$22,762.50
5Ondrej "Vinkyy" Vinklarek$15,933.75
6pyszalek$12,898.75
7jtexaspoker$9,863.75
8flashdisastr$6,828.75
9martinshev$4,279.35

PokerStars $109 Sunday Rebuy ($225K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$100+$9755$248,700

The $109 Sunday Rebuy was taken down outright by "Eifffel." He defeated a final table that included Iulian-Georgian "Ruxandescu" Ruxandescu, Peter "twirlpro" Turmezey, and Michael "swisstard" Schurpf.

PlacePlayerPrize
1Eifffel$46,631.25
2Iulian-Georgian "Ruxandescu" Ruxandescu$33,574.50
3EpicEpicEpic$24,870
4de bluffer$18,652.50
5Peter "twirlpro" Turmezey$13,056.75
6yflo$10,569.75
7Manta_Rays$8,082.75
8Michael "swisstard" Schurpf$5,595.75
9binhoeji$3,506.67

Notable Finishes: Zach "HustlerGrune" Gruneberg (18th - $1,740.90)

PokerStars Bigger $109 ($200K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$100+$92,394$239,400

The Bigger $109 attracted 2,394 entrants, creating a prize pool of $239,400. Online superstar James "Andy McLEOD" Obst made the final table of this event, finishing sixth for $8,379. Yann "yadio" Dion took it down outright for $38,304.

PlacePlayerPrize
1Yann "yadio" Dion$38,304
2Noelliam$28,728
3Granato64$20,851.74
4bestM4N$14,364
5NaskoXX$10,773
6James "Andy McLEOD" Obst$8,379
7BOOOOMMMMMMMM$5,985
8mrlondsale$4,069.80
9grindaren90$2,154.60

Notable Finishes: Dylan "WhiteRabbito" Honeyman (13th - $1,316.70), Adam "squee451" Sherman (27th - $790.02)

PokerStars Bigger $162 ($150K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$150+$121,244$186,600

Ben "bennybunny18" Richardson and Vincas "Vincelis" Tamašauskas, both made the final table of the Bigger $162, finishing third and fourth place, respectively. After a heads-up deal, "slavOuchka" emerged victorious for nearly $29,000.

PlacePlayerPrize
*1slavOuchka$28,768.20
*2hownorez$26,278.80
3Ben "bennybunny18" Richardson$17,708.34
4Vincas "Vincelis" Tamašauskas$12,688.80
5INcinerate$9,236.70
6hneves182$7,370.70
7Flush098765$5,504.70
8RoyalSalute$3,638.70
9alexgamo$2.015.28

*denotes heads-up deal

PokerStars Sunday 2nd Chance ($175K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+$151,025$205,000

After finishing in fourth place in the Bigger $162 on Sunday, Vincas "Vincelis" Tamašauskas emerged victorious in the Sunday 2nd Chance for $36,900.

PlacePlayerPrize
1Vincas "Vincelis" Tamašauskas$36,900
2NessV$26,650
3TJ "1BigAceHole" Ulmer$19,885
4Hustlaaaaaa$14,862.50
5kelseth$10,332
6brmatoso$8,282
7Ticiz$6,232
8SoLAn2k$4,202.50
9stato_1$2,562.50

Notable Finishes: Laurynas "LaurisL91" Levinskas (14th - $1,742.50)

PokerStars Sunday Storm ($300K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$10+$127,628$300,000

A three-handed deal took place in the Sunday Storm. "Cintloch" came away with the victory and a first-place prize of $25,092.84.

PlacePlayerPrize
*1cintloch$25,092.84
*2juny_guitar$19,258.63
*3Hangoover9$17,598.53
4sooske siah$10,350
5Nikos4me$7,350
6pingsparki$4,500
7-minqiii-$3,150
8WasheeqaCZ$2,100
9weines$1,485

*denotes three-handed deal

PokerStars Sunday Kickoff ($100K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$100+$91,503$150,300

The Sunday Kickoff attracted a field of 1,503 entrants and created a prize pool of $150,300. "Jennyfuchs," got things started on Sunday by taking down the Sunday Kickoff outright for $25,175.52.

PlacePlayerPrize
1jennyfuchs$25,175.52
2Iwantbearich$18,411.75
3andreos1988$13,902.75
4picnik75$10,220.40
5soumi7$7,364.70
6Bariga85$5,861.70
7besar_cz$4,358.70
8tigrush$2,855.70
9Skripk$1,548.09

Notable Finishes: George "gkap13" Kapalas (17th - 691.38)

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

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