Two British players reached the final table of this weekend’s PokerStars Sunday Million, and although neither of them took it down, they did secure combined scored of more than $110,000.
The first Brit to fall at the Sunday Million final table was none other than James “Asprin1” Akenhead, a former winner of online poker’s biggest weekly tournament. Akenhead’s run ended in an eighth-place finish worth $12,729.42.
With Akenhead bust, the task of flying the Union Jack went to “39REDMAN” and fly it they did, eventually busting in fourth-place, but not before being part of a four-way deal that netted them $98,000.
While Akenhead and 39REDMAN were busy helping themselves to large scores in the Sunday Million, Scott “Aggro Santos” Margereson was navigating his way to a runner-up finish in the $1,050 Sunday Grand worth a cool $30,764.80.
The big cashes and wins continue with Jamie “buffyslayer1” Wilby taking down the Sunday Starter for $5,416.13, “trickyone14” triumphing in the Sunday Kickoff for $18,254.29, and “Znam” winning the Sunday Warm-Up for $44,321.09.
We have to also mention UK-based Spaniard Oscar “MendaLerenda” Serradell who finished fourth in the Super-Sized Sunday for $14,853.50, “Tagult” who won the Sunday Grand PLO for $24,374.62, “ViCiuSMaXiMu” who won the Sunday Cooldown for $17,713.29, and Ireland’s “Up the Dubss” who bust from the Sunday Cooldown in fifth-place for $5,399.79.
Over at 888poker, the legendary Chris “888Moorman” Moorman finished in third-place in the $70,000 Baby Whale for $8,949.60 but was outlasted by fellow Brit “BriIliant” who won the $16,196.40 first-place prize.
In the $60,000 Sunday Challenge, “JstLikeThat” banked $5,737.24 by finishing in fourth-place, narrowly missing out on a five-figure score as the remaining three players struck a deal for the remainder of the prize pool.
Across to the partypoker action now where Patrick “thebigdog09” Brooks won $6,400.35 by finishing in fifth-place in the $100,000 Gtd Main Event to wrap up an impressive Sunday for players calling the UK and Ireland home.