Full Tilt and PokerStars - $6.1m Sunday Prize Pool

Full Tilt and PokerStars - $6.1m Sunday Prize Pool

Tuesday, 11 August 2009

This Sunday was an especially monstrous one for online poker tournaments. Due to the fact that Full Tilt Poker’s flagship tournament series, the FTOPS, is in full swing, the action on Sunday was huge.

At Full Tilt there was simultaneously three FTOPS events running - #10, $320 NLHE; #9, $500 NLHE heads-up and #8, NLHE knockout 6-max. Over at PokerStars, the world’s largest poker site were living up to their name with their usual array of Sunday majors: the Sunday Million, the Sunday Warm-Up and the Sunday 500.

The biggest winner was h2oace, who took home a staggering $240,000 for his victory in the 8,007-strong Sunday Million. Close behind was t1ger heat who won the $320 NLHE FTOPS event for $189k.

The winners of the major tournaments are as follows:

PokerStars $200 + $15 Sunday Million: h2oace ($244,210.01) 1/8,007

PokerStars $200 + $15 Sunday Warm-Up: mellowGold11 ($128,426) 1/4,090

PokerStars $500 + $30 Sunday 500: OGURI ($94,350) 1/1,110

FTOPS #8, $240 + $16 NLHE 6-max KO: mikeyG16 ($177,419.38) 1/4,644

FTOPS #9, $500 + $35 NLHE Heads-Up: NNNobodYYY ($72,721.09) 1/1,024

FTOPS #10, $320 + $22 NLHE: t1ger heat ($189,318.58) 1/5,660

You can play for millions every Sunday at PokerStars – sign up for a $600 deposit bonus or take advantage of their $300 reload bonus.

Full Tilt Poker is running satellites to their major FTOPS events from as little as $1 and also offer a $600 deposit bonus as well as a $100 bonus for existing players.

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