Live Events 1
SCOOP-44-M: $530 NLHE [Sunday Million SE], $1M Gtd
Days:
12

Highlights

Highlights

SCOOP-44-M: $530 NLHE [Sunday Million SE], $1M Gtd
Day 1 completed

"Rekond" Leads After Day 1 of SCOOP-44-M: $530 NLHE [Sunday Million SE]

SandraBarbour • Level 24: 17,500-35,000, 4,500 ante
"Rekond" Leads After Day 1
"Rekond" Leads After Day 1

Day 1 of the PokerStars 2020 Spring Championship of Online Poker -44-M: $530 NLHE [Sunday Million SE] has come to a conclusion after 8 hours and 50 minutes of play.

This event drew 3,419 entrants creating a prize pool of $1,709,500 and surpassing the initial $1 million guarantee, but the night left off with only 263 survivors .

Sitting at the top of the counts is "Rekond" from Andorra with 6,545,522, the only stack above the 6-million mark. "Rekond" was steadily climbing throughout the day and he was the first player to surpass the million in chips. With 20-minute levels throughout the tournament, Day 1 was fast-paced and action-packed, but Rekond managed to remain atop the leaderboard throughout the day, closing on a strong finish to the night after scoring multiple eliminations including a double knockout.

Second in chips is "kappawhit3" with "5,040,146" and "CryFishCry" rounds up the top three with 4,384,710.

Other notables still in contention include Chun Lei "samrostan" Zhou (2,713,032), Stefan "mindgamer" Jedlicka (2,619,407) and Blaz "Scarmak3r" Zerjav (758,024).

PokerStars Ambassadors Fintan "EasyWithAces" Hand, Lex "L. Veldhuis" Veldhuis, Ben "Spraggy" Spragg, and Ramon "RamonColillas" Colillas also took a shot at becoming the next Sunday Million Champion but Colillas was the only one to make it through with a stack of 1,381,699. Joao "Naza114" Vieira, Daniel "Oxota" Dvoress also couldn't find any luck in this event.

Play will resume on May 11th at 1 p.m. EST and action will resume at Level 24 which features a small blind of 17,500, big blind of 35,000 and an ante of 4,500.

Stay tuned to PokerNews to find out who becomes the next Sunday Million champion.

Top 30 End-of-Day Chip Counts

SandraBarbour • Level 24: 17,500-35,000, 4,500 ante
Rekond SE
Rekond
SE 6,545,522 607,372
kappawhit3
kappawhit3
5,040,146 149,550
CryFishCry ru
CryFishCry
ru 4,384,710 22,000
ManafesTT
ManafesTT
4,174,055 -75,000
19Pistike93 hu
19Pistike93
hu 4,101,691 -506,500
5agittariu5 cz
5agittariu5
cz 3,955,194 -18,000
dedaden ua
dedaden
ua 3,878,738 -34,481
EyesNvrLie
EyesNvrLie
3,825,094 -507,819
PokerPh@se
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3,629,714 108,500
lNormaJean mt
lNormaJean
mt 3,564,734
Darsolation nz
Darsolation
nz 3,133,963 3,133,963
Purakzoli AT
Purakzoli
AT 3,073,688 -358,423
guitarpiano pe
guitarpiano
pe 3,032,105 3,032,105
TheVirus217 ie
TheVirus217
ie 2,946,656 2,226,171
Infestus176
Infestus176
2,922,752 2,922,752
Mateusz "KeyserMM" Moolhuizen nl
Mateusz "KeyserMM" Moolhuizen
nl 2,915,745 2,915,745
danistheking
danistheking
2,770,346 2,770,346
Chun Lei "samrostan" Zhou
Chun Lei "samrostan" Zhou
2,713,032 2,713,032
juswhackit ec
juswhackit
ec 2,709,560 2,654,112
Prudently dk
Prudently
dk 2,694,870 822,445
Csabesz3
Csabesz3
2,687,319 2,687,319
ginawin 1
ginawin 1
2,657,849 2,657,849
No Te Enamores
No Te Enamores
2,636,194 2,636,194
thaleskoppe
thaleskoppe
2,622,734 467,610
Stefan "mindgamer" Jedlicka
Stefan "mindgamer" Jedlicka
2,619,407

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Play Has Halted for the Day

SandraBarbour • Level 24: 17,500-35,000, 4,500 ante

Play has halted for the day with 263 players remaining out of the 3,419 entries. End-of-day chip counts and a recap will follow shortly.

"lNormaJean" Sends Out "kleanthous1930":

SandraBarbour • Level 24: 17,500-35,000, 4,500 ante

"kleanthous1930" moved all in for 286,232 under the gun and "lNormaJean" made the call from the cutoff.

"kleanthous1930": {a-Diamonds}{j-Hearts}
"lNormaJean": {a-Hearts}{q-Spades}

The runout was {k-Clubs}{10-Hearts}{6-Hearts}{7-Hearts}{4-Diamonds} and "lNormaJean"'s took down the pot with his better kicker eliminating "kleanthous1930" from the tournament.

lNormaJean mt
lNormaJean
mt 3,564,734 365,712
kleanthous1930
kleanthous1930
Busted
Level:
24
Blinds:
17,500/35,000
Ante:
4,500

"drew.derzh" Doubles Through "Picasso 2"

SandraBarbour • Level 23: 15,000-30,000, 3,750 ante

"drew.derzh" moved all in for 177,711 from early position and "Picasso 2" made the call from the big blind.

"drew.derzh": {a-Diamonds}{3-Diamonds}
"Picasso 2": {k-Spades}{5-Clubs}

The runout was {k-Hearts}{q-Spades}{8-Spades}{a-Spades}{3-Clubs} and "drew.derzh" doubled up with his pair of aces.

Picasso 2 gb
Picasso 2
gb 855,004 85,145
drew.derzh ua
drew.derzh
ua 404,172 -694,652

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"sexysmith579" Doubles Through "Rudolf148814"

SandraBarbour • Level 23: 15,000-30,000, 3,750 ante

"sexysmith579" moved all in from middle position for 241,561 and "Rudolf148814" called from the big blind.

"sexysmith579": {10-Diamonds}{9-Clubs}
"Rudolf148814": {a-Hearts}{k-Hearts}

The board came {j-Hearts}{6-Clubs}{5-Hearts}{10-Spades}{j-Spades} and "sexysmith579" doubled up with jacks and tens.

sexysmith579
sexysmith579
531,872 -944,563
Rudolf148814
Rudolf148814
505,097 73,079