Looking for the biggest results on PokerStars from the weekend? Then you’ve come to the right place. We’ve got you covered right here, from the SUNDAY MILLION to the High Roller Club.
• Finland’s “tikidiii” wins SUNDAY MILLION for $163K
• Fintan “easywithaces” Hand wins $55 Sunday Marathon for $17K
• Big weekend for world no.1 Niklas “Lena900” Åstedt
• All High Roller Club results
• Team Pro Fatima Moreira de Melo joins Dutch Poker Hall of Fame
• All the big winners from the weekend
As you can see from our weekend headlines above, it was a great weekend for Fins (both players from Finland, and Fintan Hand).
Finland’s “tikidiii” took down the biggest weekly tournament with a win in the $215 SUNDAY MILLION. There were 6,058 runners this week, creating $1.21 million prize pool and a first place prize of $163,574. “tikidiii” managed to take it down outright with no deal; hardly surprising when you see who else made the top three.
“4_VaNyA_4” from Moldova finished runner-up for $114,788, but all three-handed all eyes were surely on Sweden’s Niklas “Lena900” Åstedt (more on him later). He’d bank $80,555 for third.
What a week it’s been for Team Online’s Fintan “easywithaces” Hand. Last Sunday he took down the Hotter $22 for $8K, then followed that up on Wednesday with a win in the $109 Battle Royale for another $8K. Thursday morning he was back it, taking down the Big $82 for almost $2K, before settling in for a long grind yesterday.
When it was all over, Hand had emerged victorious in the $55 Sunday Marathon for $17,162. He’d outlasted 2,684 players over the course of 15 hours, giving Hand his fourth title in a week.
Want to see if Hand can keep this momentum going?
Swedish crusher Niklas “Lena900” Åstedt has been a fixture at the top of the online tournament rankings throughout 2018. This weekend he showed why.
Niklas “Lena900” Astedt
Not only did Åstedt almost take down the SUNDAY MILLION (finishing third for $80K), he also won Sunday’s Bounty Builder $215 for $34K. On Saturday, he also won a High Roller Club event (the $1,050 Saturday KO [Progressive KO]) for $14,517.
Throw in a fifth-place finish in the High Roller Club: $530 Daily Supersonic [6-Max, Hyper-Turbo] for $5,495 and that’s a very impressive weekend, even for “Lena900”.
There were two big results for PokerStars Team Pros in the High Roller Club.
Igor Kurganov enjoyed a fourth-place finish in the $2,100 Sunday HR for $25,654, while Andre Akkari finished fifth in the $530 Sunday 500 for $10,546.
|High Roller Club: $1,050 Sunday Warm-Up [8-Max], $100K Gtd||BC1989RF||Hungary||$53,254.67|
|High Roller Club: $2,100 Sunday HR, $150K Gtd||pokerkluka||Netherlands||$49,371.54|
|High Roller Club: $530 Bounty Builder HR [Progressive KO], $300K Gtd||probirs||Hungary||$46,862.17|
|High Roller Club: $1,050 Sunday Supersonic [6-Max, Hyper-Turbo], $100K Gtd||bigfox86||Canada||$43,057.52|
|High Roller Club: $530 Sunday 500, $100K Gtd||Belabacsi||Hungary||$33,362.55|
|High Roller Club: $2,100 Sunday Cooldown [8-Max, Turbo, Progressive KO], $100K Gtd||jenbizzle||United Kingdom||$29,806.20|
|High Roller Club: $1,050 Daily Cooldown [8-Max, Turbo, Progressive KO], $100K Gtd||DotComRicher||Canada||$15,789.76|
|High Roller Club: $530 Daily Supersonic [6-Max, Hyper-Turbo], $75K Gtd||Grande_Prego||Brazil||$15,742.72|
|High Roller Club: $1,050 Saturday KO [Progressive KO], $115K Gtd||Lena900||Sweden||$14,517.43|
|High Roller Club: $530 Bounty Builder HR [Progressive KO], $125K Gtd||ARTSchGamble||Germany||$13,804.63|
|High Roller Club: $530 Daily 500, $50K Gtd||despedespi33||United Kingdom||$12,213.08|
In case you missed it, there was reason to celebrate over the weekend as Team Pro Fatima Moreira de Melo joined the Dutch Poker Hall of Fame.
She becomes the first woman to be inducted to the Hall since its inception in 2015, joining fellow Dutch players Marcel Luske, Noah Boeken, Jorryt van Hoof, fellow Team PokerStars Pro Lex Veldhuis, Rob Hollink, Peter Voolstra, Rolf Slotboom and Steven Van Zadelhoff.
Here’s a look at the other big results from the weekend. You can check out all the weekend’s results here.
|$215 SUNDAY MILLION, $1,000,000 Gtd||tikidiii||Finland||$163,574.88|
|$215 Sunday Warm-Up, $175K Gtd||eijseijs||Sweden||$36,132.68|
|$215 Sunday Supersonic [6-Max, Hyper-Turbo], $125K Gtd||Storimos||Poland||$27,657.66|
|$11 Sunday Storm, $200K Gtd||zlobni ceki||Croatia (Hrvatska)||$20,188.68|
|$55 Sunday Marathon, $100K Gtd||easywithaces||Ireland||$17,162.88|
|$22 Mini Sunday Million, $125K Gtd||drak1973||Czech Republic||$17,008.27|
|$109 Sunday Kickoff, $60K Gtd||Ship It 2010||United Kingdom||$13,660.55|
|$109 Sunday Cooldown [8-Max, Turbo, Progressive KO], $75K Gtd||SphinX88||Sweden||$10,178.65|
|Sunday Warm Up €50, €75,000 Gtd||friskiiieeess||Malta||€12,503.05|
|Sunday High Roller €250 [8-Max], €50,000 Gtd||iris274||Spain||€11,358.86|
|$33+R Sunday Rebuy, $40K Gtd||kleath||Malta||$8,478.74|
|$215 Saturday KO, $75K Gtd||Futti18||Russia||$8,083.48|
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