WEEKEND REVIEW: Lithuania’s “benasg” wins the Milly for $129K, new live stops announced in Barcelona and Madrid, and more

February 04, 2019inNews

This weekend saw the Turbo Series and Carnaval Series kick off, another great turnout for the new-look $109 Sunday Million, plus a new live stop announcement. Here’s everything you need to know.


WEEKEND HEADLINES

• Lithuania’s “benasg” wins Sunday Million for $129K
• EPT Barcelona and EPT Open Madrid announced
• Turbo Series and Carnaval Series kick off
• High Roller Club results
• The weekend’s big winners


LITHUANIA’S “benasg” WINS SUNDAY MILLION FOR $129K

The $109 Milly’s $1M guaranteed prize pool was smashed once again yesterday. A total of 13,228 entries generated $1.32M in prizes, and after almost 15 hours of play it was Lithuania’s “benasg” who was the last player standing.

Taking it down with no deal, “benasg” banked $129,213 while runner-up “Barkieboy NL” won $93,762. PokerStars Ambassadors Liv Boeree and Igor Kurganov both made the money, finishing 542nd and 1,338 respectively.


EPT BARCELONA AND EPT OPEN MADRID ANNOUNCED

PokerStars made an exciting announcement over the weekend, revealing two new live stops in Spain for 2019.

EPT Barcelona returns to Casino Barcelona from August 20 – September 1, but before that we’ll be heading to the capital for the EPT Open Madrid. The brand new stop kicks off at Casino Gran Madrid on June 22 and will run for nine days, marking PokerStars’ first EPT event in the Spanish capital since EPT Grand Final Madrid in 2011. The full schedule will include a €1,100 buy-in Main Event.

Players can qualify online for both events at PokerStars.com, PokerStars.es and PokerStars.fr in the coming months.

Huge fields in Barcelona in 2018

“Spain has a vibrant poker community and we’re eager to continue to develop events, promotions and competitions that feed their poker passion,” said Eric Hollreiser, Director of Poker Marketing. “[PSPC winner] Ramon Colillas is inspiring a new generation of Spanish players who want to join the poker community and have opportunities to compete with him for potential big wins.”

Read more about PokerStars Live’s Spanish events here.


TURBO SERIES AND CARNAVAL SERIES RESULTS

TURBO SERIES results

TOURNAMENT PLAYER COUNTRY PRIZE
Turbo Series 01: $215 NLHE [Progressive KO], $1M Gtd FrCnnctn1960 United Kingdom $89,275.19
Turbo Series 03: $530 NLHE [6-Max, Hyper-Turbo, Sunday Supersonic SE], $500K Gtd disquesi! United Kingdom $87,273.39
Turbo Series 02: $109 NLHE [8-Max], $350K Gtd bajskorven87 United Kingdom $61,906.78
Turbo Series 04: $55 NLHE [6-Max, Hyper-Turbo, Mini Sunday Supersonic SE], $200K Gtd Vichyn88 Sweden $46,913.31
Turbo Series 05: $55 NLHE, $125K Gtd Golaith13 Netherlands $22,086.61

CARNAVAL SERIES RESULTS

TOURNAMENT PLAYER COUNTRY PRIZE
Carnaval Series-03: €50 NL Hold’em [Warm-Up], €200,000 Guaranteed sraigtak Lithuania €27,284.81
Carnaval Series-05: €10 [The Classic], €150,000 Guaranteed buxytaa Portugal €16,179.00
Carnaval Series-09: €50 NLHE BigStack [Turbo, 6-Max], €75,000 Guaranteed dantthewise Brazil €12,985.01
Carnaval Series-01: €30 NLHE [Deep], €50,000 Guaranteed OnIy_The_Best Brazil €11,015.90
Carnaval Series-02: €50 NLHE [Progressive KO, 8-Max], €75,000 Guaranteed tyrion1974 Spain €9,139.01
Carnaval Series-07: €20 NL Hold’em SuperStack, €60,000 Guaranteed Eduardeanu Spain €8,771.74
Carnaval Series-04: €20 NLHE [Deep, 6-Max], €60,000 Guaranteed nappy95 France €8,629.97
Carnaval Series-10: €20 Midnight Express [8-Max, Hyper], €50,000 Guaranteed Chinois8CM France €7,137.49

HIGH ROLLER CLUB RESULTS

TOURNAMENT PLAYER COUNTRY PRIZE
High Roller Club: $1,050 Sunday Warm-Up [8-Max], $150K Gtd MITS 304 Cyprus $56,690.45
High Roller Club: $2,100 Sunday HR, $150K Gtd Remi Lebo_10 Ukraine $53,919.76
High Roller Club: $1,050 Sunday Supersonic [6-Max, Hyper-Turbo], $125K Gtd Dontsea Russia $44,558.45
High Roller Club: $530 Bounty Builder HR [Progressive KO], $400K Gtd MCvisitor Russia $44,340.03
High Roller Club: $2,100 Sunday Cooldown [8-Max, Turbo, Progressive KO], $200K Gtd CiTral6077 Germany $31,652.23
High Roller Club: $530 Sunday 500, $100K Gtd ale6ka Belarus $30,382.47
High Roller Club: $1,050 Daily Warm-Up [8-Max], $80K Gtd ale6ka Belarus $21,862.72
High Roller Club: $530 Bounty Builder HR [Progressive KO], $115K Gtd playboy4444 Switzerland $14,579.93
High Roller Club: $1,050 Saturday KO [Progressive KO], $100K Gtd ramastar88 Uruguay $13,260.81
High Roller Club: $530 Daily Supersonic [6-Max, Hyper-Turbo], $70K Gtd novmist United Kingdom $13,235.68
High Roller Club: $530 Omania HR [6-Max], $30K Gtd MITS 304 Cyprus $12,187.33
High Roller Club: $1,050 Daily Cooldown [8-Max, Turbo, Progressive KO], $90K Gtd -MortenVM- United Kingdom $11,867.44
High Roller Club: $530 Daily 500, $40K Gtd pokermeplezz New Zealand $11,709.39

THE WEEKEND’S BIG WINNERS

Take a look at every result from the weekend here.

TOURNAMENT PLAYER COUNTRY PRIZE
$109 SUNDAY MILLION, $1,000,000 Gtd – New Buy-In! benasg Lithuania $129,213.18
$215 Sunday Warm-Up, $175K Gtd dadowiec Poland $32,460.27
$11 Sunday Storm, $200K Gtd DC#07 Germany $20,670.85
$109 Sunday Kickoff, $75K Gtd bartu79 Hungary $15,213.40
$55 Sunday Marathon, $100K Gtd volrei Russia $14,763.81
$22 Mini Sunday Million, $150K Gtd cipi22 Romania $12,871.41
$109 Sunday Cooldown [8-Max, Turbo, Progressive KO], $125K Gtd danechka1991 Russia $12,332.19

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