The Sunday Scoop: djk123 Warms Up

Vanessa Rousso

A solid Dan “djk123” Kelly performance highlighted another intense Sunday of tournament poker yesterday.

Kelly, who has won two WCOOP bracelets, outlasted 4,682 players to make the final table of the PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up.

It was not exactly a soft final table with Brian "SNo0oWMAN" Hawkins and Corey Commandr_Cool" Burbick looking to add another sigificant tournament win to their results.

Kelly ultimately fell short heads-up to FIGARO10 but did secure a hefty consolation prize of $109,300 for second place. FIGARO10 took the $147,187 first place prize.

Meanwhile the biggest tournament of the day - the PokerStarstars Sunday Million - drew 9,371 players to create a prizepool of $1.8 million.

Unknown online player tony6733 was the biggest winner of the day with a $267,640 first place finish in the Sunday Million. It was one of the rare instances of the Sunday Million that did not involve a chop.

The Sunday 500 received the attention of 1,089 players that each paid the $500 buy-in. Team PokerStars Pro Vanessa Rousso essentially bubbled the final table coming in 11th place for $4,791.

If Rousso had made the final table she would have had to contend with the likes of David "dpeters17" Peters and Darryll "df1986" Fish who finished fourth and seventh respectively. raphou took top honors for $92,565.

Over on Full Tilt Poker the $750k guaranteed belonged to BOOP BOOP NEB who, after a chop with Sebago2811 heads-up, took down $113,270.

Tom "werpennstate23" Cummings, who had previous final tables in both the $750k Guaranteed and the Sunday Brawl, finished fourth for $44,000.

Online player oopsULu412 won the Full Tilt Sunday Brawl outright for $117,780.

Finally on UB Poker STICKYPIFF14 beat experienced online grinder Ryan "RYANWELCH16" Welch to secure the first place prize of $48,366 in the $200k Guaranteed. 

 

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