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UK & Ireland Sunday Briefing: Massive Scores Continue

Sunday Briefing

Players from the United Kingdom and Ireland enjoyed plenty of success during the recent online poker tournament festivals and that impressive run of form is continuing judging by some of the results we’ve seen from this weekend.

Matthew Wood doesn’t usually play $25,500 buy-in events but he may want to start adding them to his arsenal after finishing fourth in one held at partypoker. Fifty-players turned out for the $25,500 High Roller Club Main Event and Wood navigated his way to the star-studded final table.

The likes of Matthias Eibinger, Justin Bonomo, and Nick Schulman busted before Wood. He busted in fourth-place to receive a $121,875 return on his buy-in, quite a superb results.

Giuseppe Ladisernia ($190,625) and Steve O’Dwyer ($296,875) were the only other players to bust, which left Wiktor Malinowski to bank the $443,750 top prize.

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Luke Reeves also reached a High Roller Club final table, doing so in the $5,200 Big Game. Reeves fell in sixth-place and won $42,000. Omar Alomar went the deepest of our player, falling in fourth for a $78,000 prize.

There was also a substantial score for Tyler “RentCollection” Goatcher. He’s been loving his time at partypoker, winning tournaments left, right, and centre. Goatcher’s run in the partypoker MILLION ended before a victory, but he still scooped $71,208 for his third-place exit.

Over at PokerStars, Reeves almost won the $1,050 Sunday Warm-Up but fell at the final hurdle. The man known as “Bit2Easy” collected the $24,958 consolation prize after losing the heads-up battle against Lebanon’s “kimokh”.

Reeves’ prize is similar to what Oliver “Riverbanged” Bithell netted when they won the $215 Sunday Warm-Up. The Brit won $26,844 after Patrick “thebigdog09” Brooks crashed out in fifth for a $7,445 addition to his bankroll.

Some of the other notable scores at PokerStars included:

  • “DuTTiFruTTi9” – second-place in the $530 Bounty Builder High Roller for $54,671*
  • Patrick “thebigdog09” Brooks – fifth-place in the $530 Bounty Builder for $16,883*
  • Luke “Bit2Easy” Reeves – seventh-place in the $2,100 Sunday High Roller for $8,825
  • “3betwizkid” – fourth-place in the Bigger $109 for $6,447
  • Scott “Aggro Santos” Margereson – fourth-place in the $530 Sunday Marathon for $5,895
  • “Jaime_KK” – first-place in the $215 NLO8 Sunday Supersonic for $5,016
  • Jaime “Ship It 2010” O’Connor – sixth-place in the $215 Bounty Builder for $4,990*
  • “T 54 T 97s” – fifth-place in the Bigger $109 for $4,635
  • “ImEighteen18” – fifth-place in the Hotter $215 PKO for $3,791*
  • Patrick “pads1161” Leonard – second-place in the $215 NLO8 Sunday Supersonic for $3,662
  • Jack “Jackerzzzzzz” Loraine – third-place in the Bigger $215 for $2,955
  • Michael “Biceps82” Matar – eighth-place in the $215 Bounty Builder for $2,985*
  • Sam “SamSquid” Grafton – fourth-place in the $530 Sunday marathon for $2,687
  • “sambo140” – seventh-place in the Hotter $109 for $2,255
  • “Jopengy82” – fifth-place in the Bigger $215 for $1,625
  • Sam “SamSquid” Grafton – fifth-place in the $530 Sunday 500 for $1,548*
  • “rich210288” – fifth-place in the Bigger $109 for $1,121

*includes bounty payments

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888poker remained a happy hunting ground for our players, especially in the $25,000 Sunday Challenge which saw four Union Jacks at its final table.

“ClaretBantam” and “elephant107” finished sixth and fifth for prizes weighing in at $1,385 and $1,662 respectively. Richard “ChipsFool” Hoadley finished in third for $3,254 before “vhanna” busted in second-place to turn $109 into $4,293.

Two of our players were also at the final table of the $100,000 Sunday Mega Deep. “ckb4714” scooped $1,410 for a ninth-place finish with “Vezkaya” banking $5,250 after busting in fifth-place.

We had three players at the finale table of the $20,000 Whale. “gaztecs” and “mutpig17” couldn’t get out of first gear at the final table and had to make do with the $999 and $1,221 seventh and sixth-place prizes.

Sam “sammygrinder” Grafton almost won the event but he slipped at the final hurdle and had to console himself with the $4,662 runner-up prize.

Finally, over to GGPoker where regular “MickeyM” netted $15,516 for their $250 buy-in in the Sunday Special. MickeyM ran out of luck and fell in third place on their second bullet.

There was a similar result in the Sunday High Rollers Main Event $500 where “TM1969” crashed out in sixth and saw his $500 turn into $12,972.

Lastly, a shoutout for Ireland’s “IgotFiveOnIt” who was the sixth-place finisher in the Sunday High Rollers Bounty Main Event for $5,946 plus $1,539 worth of bounty payments.

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