UK & Ireland Sunday Briefing: oldfandango Reaches Sunday Million Final Table
The largest online tournament cash enjoyed by a player from the United Kingdom or Ireland this weekend weighed in at an impressive $26,439, which is the princely sum awarded to the player known as “oldfandango” after he navigated his way to a sixth-place finish in the PokerStars Sunday Million.
Oldfandango was joined at the final table by Ireland’s Kamal “KumoZing” Singh who crashed out in eighth-place for a $12,664 score.
Earlier on Sunday, Nathan “barra2088” Barraclough turned $109 into $6,521 by finishing fourth in the $109 Sunday Kickoff and “deivid29” walked away with $5,980 by finishing in third in the $33+R Sunday Rebuy. There was also one of our own at the final table of the Big $109. “AJFC6819” eventually fell in seventh-place, a position worth a cool $2,864.
In the $700 Super-Sized Sunday, Steve “Mr. Tim Caum” O’Dwyer was the tournament’s runner-up, a finish worth $22,209. Guy “outragous76” Johnson bust from the same tournament in fourth-place and secured a $12,171 payday.
Another popular tournament is the $82 PLO Sunday KOmania 6-Max Progressive KO event. This week, “Fish_you_out” navigated their way to the final table before falling in third-place for $1,543,a prize around half the size of the $3,108 that “john boiy” picked up for his fourth-place finish in the $22 Mini Sunday Supersonic.
888poker continued to be a happy hunting ground for our players with five of them reaching final tables of the site’s biggest weekly tournaments.
“Roulette69” finished in second-place in the $30,000 Turbo Mega Deep and banked $5,632; earlier in the tournament “Canette_15” and Sam “JstLikeThat” Dearman fell in eighth and ninth-place for $1,056 and $880 additions to their bankrolls.
In the $80,000 Mega Deep, “wisimaki” helped himself to the $4,580 fifth-place prize, with Chris “bluecheek” Moore collecting $996 for their ninth-place finish in the $60,000 Sunday Challenge 1R.
Finally, over at partypoker, we discovered one of our players at the final table of the $150,000 Gtd Main Event and the $200,000 Gtd Title Fight. Ireland’s James “Jaymooo” Noonan collected $2,760 for his seventh-place finish in the Main Event, while Allan “GRANDAD_BAZ” Peers walked away with $4,066 for finishing seventh in the Title Fight.