UK & Ireland Sunday Briefing: Ben Jones Wins the $2,100 High Roller

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  • Ben Jones took down the PokerStars $2,100 Sunday High Roller for a $64,110 prize.

Ben “jenbizzle” Jones enjoyed a massive $64,110 score on Apr. 14 when he triumphed over a star-studded field in the PokerStars $2,100 Sunday High Roller.

Jones topped a field of 159 in the $2,100 buy-in event and had to contend with a ridiculously tough final table that saw him lock horns three-handed with fellow Brit Patrick “pads1161” Leonard and Steve “Mr. Tim Caum” O’Dwyer.

Leonard fell in third-place for $38,004 and Jones then dispatched O’Dwyer in second-place leaving him with $49,360 to console himself with. The $64,110 Jones banked is the fourth-largest cash of his career. His largest weighs in at $162,039, Jones’ reward for winning a $215 SCOOP High Roller in Sep. 2018.

Damian “DamoWain” Wain also found himself in the winner’s circle after triumphing over a field of 396-players in the $530 buy-in Sunday 500. Wain got his hands on $36,069, the third-largest cash of his career so far. Ireland’s Dan “NukeTheFish!” Wilson was also at the final table, although his tournament ended in a ninth-place finish worth $3,279.

Check out these other big scores at PokerStars:

  • “PAAdentr00!!” - third-place in the $215 Sunday Warm-Up for $22,131
  • Rhys “floppinhel” Jones – fourth-place in the $215 Sunday Warm-Up for $16,060
  • Conor “1_conor_b_1” Beresford – sixth-place in the $2,100 Sunday Cooldown for $14,029*
  • Jamie “Ship It 2010” O’Connor – fifth-place in the $215 Bounty Builder for $11,680*
  • Alexander “lynskey99” Lynskey - seventh-place in the $1,050 Sunday Supersonic for $9,524
  • “BetForNympho” - sixth-place in the $215 Sunday Warm-Up for $8,458
  • “1MTM91” - first-place in the $215 Triple Threat 3-Max Turbo PKO for $6,857*
  • Ben “Fabaz” Farrell – fifth-place in the Hotter $109 for $6,033
  • Rory “Reesy” Rees – sixth-place in the $530 Omania High Roller for $3,817
  • Sven “SvenCalls” McDermott – seventh-place in the Bigger $109 for $3,732
  • “DirtyAry” - fourth-place in the $109 Omania for $2,462
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Over at partypoker, the $30 million guaranteed POWERFEST series drew to a close and some of our players helped themselves to some big scores in the final events.

Ben “bfzhang” Farrell took down the $109 POWERFEST 67-H: $150K Gtd Slow 8-Max for $32,880 and was joined on the final table by “MrNOOOnE” who busted in fourth-place for a $10,092 payout. There was also a final table appearance for Joshua “slayerv1fan” Hoesel in the $1,050 POWERFEST 68-HR: $500K Gtd Deep 8-Max, his sixth-place finish netting him an impressive $18,473.

Two Union jack flags were spotted at the final table of the $5,200 POWERFEST 69-SHR: $1M Gtd Championship Event. “FMylife” crashed out in seventh-place for $36,735 with “reallygamble” busting in fifth-place for a $65,175 addition to their bankroll.

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  • “WhoIsICM” – third-place in the $2,100 POWERFEST 70-HR: $1M Gtd Championship Event PKO 8-Max for $62,537
  • Baard “bvdahl” Dahl - third-place in the $320 POWERFEST 70-H: $1M Gtd Championship Event PKO 8-Max for $50,398
  • “Iveybluffallin” – fifth-place in the $2,100 POWERFEST 70-HR: $1M Gtd Championship Event PKO 8-Max for $41,793
  • “SirStanleyRoyce” - second-place in the $530 POWERFEST 71-HR: $100K Gtd Deep Turbo 8-Max for $19,984
  • “lwolfwhite” - sixth-place in the $320 POWERFEST 70-H: $1M Gtd Championship Event PKO 8-Max for $15,982
  • “JBHInfinity” – third-place in the $55 POWERFEST 68-M: $100K Gtd Deep 8-Max for $10,005
  • “spinner2255” - fourth-place in the $530 POWERFEST 71-HR: $100K Gtd Deep Turbo 8-Max for $8,954
  • “zigggy88” - eighth-place in the $320 POWERFEST 70-H: $1M Gtd Championship Event PKO 8-Max for $8,002
  • Conor “ADRIEN_BRODY” Beresford – eighth-place in the $530 POWERFEST 71-HR: $100K Gtd Deep Turbo 8-Max for $2,640
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