Here’s everything you need to know from Sunday’s action on PokerStars:

  • Brazil’s “Viniperri” wins the Sunday Million for $111K
  • 
Biggest results from the High Roller Club
  • MicroMillions kicks off, headlined by $5.50 Sunday Storm

Brazil’s “Viniperri” wins $109 Sunday Million for $111K

Having reached the final table of the $22 Mini Sunday Million three times over the years, including one victory, Brazil’s “Viniperri” upgraded his largest career cash with a win in the $109 Sunday Million for $111,769.

This week’s edition of the Milly attracted 10,890 entries, creating a $1,089,000 prize pool. Some high roller regs reached the final table, including Hungary’s “Wildace_hun” who ultimately finished in sixth place for $22,494.27.

Incredibly, on the same night, “Wildace_hun” also finished fourth in the High Roller Club’s $530 Bounty Builder High Roller for $19,697 and seventh in the $2,100 Sunday HR for $9,052 (full results below). That’s a fine Sunday session.

We’ll have a full report on how the Sunday Million was won later in the week, complete with an interview with Brazil’s “Viniperri”. Stay tuned to PokerStars Blog for that.

$109 Sunday Million
Entries: 10,890
Prize pool: $1,089,000

1. Viniperri (Brazil) – $111,769.63
2. noob3r (Bulgaria) – $81,103.38
3. luvictor88 (Vietnam) – $58,856.74
4. H!tthehole (Canada) – $42,712.43
5. asker444 (Russia) – $30,996.53
6. Wildace_hun (Hungary) – $22,494.27
7. GabiMuguruza (Ukraine) – $16,324.21
8. timetopop87 (United Kingdom) – $11,846.57
9. 1mDonuts (Malta) – $8,597.00


Biggest High Roller Club results

As always, there were plenty of big names at final tables on Sunday evening.

Joris “BillLewinsky” Ruijs

2019 SCOOP and WCOOP champion Joris “BillLewinsky” Ruijs placed third in the aforementioned $530 Bounty Builder for $26,151, but it was Mexico’s “NatasBG” who came out on top. For the win, he banked $69,881 including bounties.

HIGH ROLLER CLUB: $530 Bounty Builder

Entries: 1,024

Prize pool: $512,000

1. NatasBG (Mexico) – $69,881.41
2. Pendall (Russia) – $39,020.67
3. Joris “BillLewinsky” Ruijs – $26,151.93
4. Wildace_hun (Hungary) – $19,697.65
5. gangst3rn1 (Germany) – $20,466.05
6. husajn54 (Poland) – $16,241.03
7. BruinBeer (Netherlands) – $7,487.98
8. ImTheNuts1 (Poland) – $5,704.39
9. telv!n (Russia) – $6,783.73

Ole “wizowizo” Schemion

We also saw Dominik “Bounatirou” Nitsche and Ole “wizowizo” Schemion at the final table of the $1,050 Sunday Warm-up. They’d have to settle for eighth (Schemion – $6,189) and fifth (Nitsche – $14,112) respectively, as it was Germany’s “Fresh_oO_D” who took first place and banked $42,348.

HIGH ROLLER CLUB: $1,050 Sunday Warm-Up
Entries: 217
Prize pool: $217,000

1. Fresh_oO_D (Germany) – $42,348.17
2. IgorKarkarof (Denmark) – $32,175.32
3. edudrake1987 (Brazil) – $24,446.26
4. chtrumfeinz (United Kingdom) – $18,573.87
5. Dominik “Bounatirou” Nitsche (United Kingdom) – $14,112.13 6
6. baeks22 (Austria) – $10,722.16 7
7. Belabacsi (Hungary) – $8,146.52
8. Ole “wizowizo” Schemion (Austria) – $6,189.59

One of the toughest weekly tournaments is the $2,100 Sunday HR. Yesterday was no exception.

Russian beast “hello_totti” took this one down for $38,866, overcoming two-time SCOOP Main Event champion Gianluca “Tankanza” Speranza heads-up. For his runner-up finish, Tankanza won $30,486.

Gianluca “Tankanza” Speranza

Online crushers Jon “apestyles” Van Fleet (third – $23,913) and Benjamin “bencb789” Rolle (fourth – $18,757) had deep runs, as did Hungary’s “Wildace_hun”—his third big final table of the night (seventh – $9,052). Parker “tonkaaaa” Talbot was the first to fall at the final table, placing ninth for $5,569.

HIGH ROLLER CLUB: $2,100 SUNDAY HR
Entries: 80
Prize pool: $160,000

1. hello_totti (Russia) – $38,866.98
2. Gianluca “Tankanza” Speranza (Austria) – $30,486.65
3. Jon “apestyles” Van Fleet (Canada) – $23,913.31
4. Benjamin “bencb789” Rolle (Austria) – $18,757.26
5. house800 (Argentina) – $14,712.92
6. omaha4rollz (Hungary) – $11,540.60
7. Wildace_hun (Hungary) – $9,052.28
8. simon1471 (United Kingdom) – $7,100.48
9. Parker “tonkaaaa” Talbot (Canada) – $5,569.52


Moldova’s “Lika117” turns $5.50 into $19K as MicroMillions kicks off

The MicroMillions 2019 kicked off on Sunday, beginning 147 events running until 24 November.

Four events were completed yesterday, with #02 $5.50 Half-price Sunday Storm by far the most lucrative with its $250,000 guaranteed prize pool.

The tournament received a massive 50,286 entries, and there was even some added value with a slight overlay. When all was said and done it was Moldova’s “Lika117” who emerged victorious, banking an enormous $19,260 from such a small investment. He went all the way on just one $5.50 bullet.

Click here for the full MicroMillions schedule.

MICROMILLIONS: $5.50 Half-price Sunday Storm
Entries: 50,286
Prize pool: $250,000

1. Lika117 (Moldova) – $19,260.83
2. dufcrab (United Kingdom) – $16,561.70
3. Sharkey248 (United Kingdom) – $15,189.68
4. posadas666 (Sweden) – $8,167.17
5. limalelis (Brazil) – $5,775.07
6. fscheifer (Brazil) – $4,083.60
7. Nescal7 (Brazil) – $2,887.55
8. shenyiyang88 (China) – $2,041.82
9. xmixmix (Ireland) – $1,443.77


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