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Sunday Briefing: “pilsuhng” Secures His Largest-Ever Cash

Sunday Briefing


  • The UK's "pilsuhng" finished sixth in the PokerStars Sunday Million for a career-best score of $66,537.75.

  • Greg Chambers turns $109 into $10,573.94 at partypoker.

Bristol’s “pilsuhng” broke through the $1 million in online cashes barrier on Sunday when he put together a deep run in the PokerStars Sunday Million.

A sixth place finish in this weekend’s Sunday Million netted pilsuhng $66,537.75, which beats his previous largest score, enjoyed in September 2015, by $17,428.92. pilsuhng was joined at the final table by “JJdyno99” who bust in ninth place for $9,243.00.

Earlier on Sunday, “ben-rhyno,” a Chemistry PhD holder, finished sixth in the Sunday Kickoff for $6,830.20, with the recent addition to the UK online poker rankings top 20 “sirtenzoe” collected $3,364.50 for his ninth place finish in the Sunday Rebuy.

Two of our players reached the final table of the Bigger $162. “BODman711” fell in seventh place for $5,968.20 with Ireland’s “kaisersosa23” almost taking the tournament down, but having to make do with the $25,107.60 runner-up prize.

Lastly for the results at PokerStars, a third place finish in the Sunday Supersonic for “fudgecake69,” a finish worth $26,534.23.

There were some impressive results had at partypoker this Sunday where players from the UK & Ireland delved into the new tournament schedule released earlier in the week.

Greg “fortuity91” Chambers went the deepest of all out players in the $150,000 Main Event, a tournament that’s had its $200 buy-in reduced to a more affordable $109. Chambers turned that $109 investment into $10,573.94 by finishing fourth from 1,742 entrants for a great return on investment.

The $100,000 guaranteed High Roller was another tournament where a Brit went deep. Talal “raidalot” Shakerchi navigated his way through the majority of the 269-strong field before falling in seventh place for a $6,456.00 score, while Allan “GRANDAD_BAZ” Peers collected $3,573.00 for his third place finish in the $20,000 Gtd Turbo.

At 888poker, Newcastle’s “moccastube” finished second in the $150,000 Mega Deep for a $21,164.00 addition to his bankroll. He was joined at the final table by both Scott “AggroSantos” Margereson and “SuLynYeung” who fell in eighth and ninth place for scores of $6,756.20 and $5,128.20.

Last, but not least, the fourth place finish in the Full Tilt Sunday Major by “FearOfTheDark” that was worth a cool $7,672.69.

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