Nick Petrangelo Astounds with $209k Sunday Million Win

Just one day after winning an FTOPS title, online grinder Nick Petrangelo took down the PokerStars Sunday Million for $209,354.

On Saturday Petrangelo, who plays on Full Tilt Poker as canofcorn22, out-dueled his opponents in the Heads-Up FTOPS event to win $36,872.

Yesterday the Montreal-native performed an even more impressive feat as caecilius on PokerStars beating a monstrous 6,882-player field to win over $200k.

A respected online player, Petrangelo has over $3 million in lifetime earnings but yesterday marked his biggest online score. He's up nearly $250k over the last few days.

Petrangelo actually entered the Sunday Million final table as one of the shortest stacks with only 4 million chips but went on an incredible run that saw him take the chip lead by the time there were four players left.

Heads-up featured Petrangelo vs. Str8$$$Homey but Petrangelo had a massive 54 million-chip lead to Str8$$$Homey’s 13 million. The match only lasted four hands with Petrangelo landing the knockout blow with pocket queens.

Here are the complete Sunday Million final-table results:

  • 1. caecilius (Canada) $209,354.49
  • 2. Str8$$$Homey (Canada) $154,845.00
  • 3. le bison (Canada) $110,112.00
  • 4. Borso888 (Hungary) $75,702.00
  • 5. R&O--UL (Canada) $57,808.80
  • 6. muratfb (Turkey) $44,044.80
  • 7. 23noraB (Austria) $30,280.80
  • 8. nipe1955 (Brazil) $16,516.80
  • 9. Pasiu (Poland) $10,667.10
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About Arthur Crowson Crowson

Arthur has been involved exclusively with the poker industry since the 2006 World Series of Poker where he still claims to have captured the first interview with a then-unknown player named Jamie Gold on one of the days leading up to the Main Event final table. Since then Arthur has been working full-time for PokerListings.com writing news stories, covering poker tournaments, interviewing players and capturing it all with his trusty Canon camera.

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