More Than $1 Million For Sunday Million Winner

It was a long and hard fought battle, but DrUPSWING from Germany managed to take down the 8th Anniversary Sunday Million event on PokerStars. No less than nine players notched up a six-figure cash on Sunday and the eventually winner collected an amazing $1,038,540.31.

The Sunday Million had a $215 buy-in like always, but this time they created a prize pool of $9,317,200 and 46,486 players entered. This means 5,997 players ended up making the money and the fourth biggest Sunday Million to date.

The final table turned into a German party as hdjgkfkgsdl battles it out with DrUPSWING for the title. A deal was made heads up and both players secured more than $877,000 leaving more than $150,000 to play for. On the final hand it was DrUPSWING’s trip deuces held up against hdjgkfkgsdl’s flush draw, as seen in the front page picture.

PokerStars $215 Sunday Million 8th Anniversary Final Table Results

1. DrUPSWING (Germany) – $1,038,540.31*
2. hdjgkfkgsdl (Germany) – $877,090.19*
3. cynfarAA (Netherlands) – $554,373.40
4. MRJ1111 (Estonia) – $374,458.26
5. Kukoc69 (Croatia) – $283,522.39
6. temp0r2k (UK) – $221,749.36
7. pinkfinger (Switzerland) – $172,647.71
8. Uninc157 (Germany) – $137,242.35
9. pads1161 (UK) – $110,874.68

The biggest Sunday Million was held in December 2011 for PokerStars’ 10th Anniversary. A player named ‘First-Eagle’ from Canada took down that tournament for $1,146,574.65 after beating a field of 62,116.

Remko Rinkema

Remko Rinkema has covered the biggest poker tournaments in the world since 2008, including many WSOP, EPT, Aussie Millions, APPT, MCOP and Unibet Open events. As an in-depth interview and story enthusiast he tries to do things a little differently. Besides the usual writings Rinkema grabs every chance to appear on podcasts, live streams and in the occasional video.

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