PokerStars held several tournaments last weekend that thrilled poker diehards. Here are highlights of its most recent popular tournaments.
Dominik Nitsche Is the New $1,050 Sunday Cooldown Champion
The $1,050 Sunday Cooldown tournament attracted 47 entrants. Dominik Nitsche was the last player seated at the final table after beating all their opponents. Each of the participants put up a spirited fight eyeing the $16,668 top prize.
Even so, seven of the event's finalists got a share of its prize pool and the others won various bounties. Andrey "Anjeyyy" Novak got busted first at the seven-handed final table. "Gogac sniper" followed him in sixth place with a $1,263 total prize.
"Ebaaa11" and Leon "RUMUKULUS" Sturm exited the tournament in fifth and fourth place respectively. Sturm's elimination set up a tough three-handed play among Hofr, Preben "prebz" Stokkan, and Nitsche.
Hofr's run ended in third place as Stokkan clashed with Nitsche in a fierce head-to-head match. Yet, Nitsche's cards dominated Stokkan's cards, sending them packing in second place with $9,668.
The Final Table's Prizes
- Dominik "Bounatirou" Nitsche from the United Kingdom- a $16,668 total prize; $9,781 bounties and a $6,887 prize
- Preben "prebz" Stokkan from the UK- a $9,668 total prize; $2,781 bounties and a $6,887 prize
- Hofr from Kazakhstan- a $4,369 total prize; $1,000 bounties and a $3,369 prize
- Leon "RUMUKULUS" Sturm from Austria- a $4,616 total prize; $2,187 bounties and a $2,429 prize
- Ebaaa11 from Montenegro- a $2,626 total prize; $875 bounties and a $1,751 prize
- Gogac sniper from Austria- a $1,263 total prize; $0 bounties and a $1,263 prize
- Andrey "Anjeyyy" Novak from Ukraine- a $1,785 total prize; $875 bounties and a $910 prize
Felipe Ketzer Wins $82,009 at the $5,200 Titans Event
Felipe Ketzer stunned his rail when he bagged $82,009 at the $5,200 Titans Event after making a deal with Rodrigo "SELOUAN1991" Selouan during their heads-up battle. But, the deal reduced his prize.
The tournament attracted 68 entrants and it had a $340,000 prize pool that allowed its nine finalists to double their investments. Still, Ole "wizowizo" Schemion exited the event first in ninth place and Sam "SamSquid" Grafton, a Team PokerStars pro, followed them in eighth place.
Oliver "Sk2ll m0Dr" Weis finished seventh and David "MissOracle" Yan finished sixth. Still, "dimiangelako" and "Grozzorg" followed them in fifth and fourth place respectively.
"hello_totti" finished third and set up a tough heads-up battle between Souan and Ketzer. The two top finalists made a deal that would earn the winner $82,009 and the title as the runner-up was guaranteed of taking home $78,495. Besides, Ketzer beat Seouan and sent him packing in second place.
What Did the Top Nine Players Win?
- Felipe "ketzerfelipe" Ketzer from Brazil-$82,009
- Rodrigo "SELOUAN1991" Selouan from Brazil- $78,495
- hello_totti from Mexico-$51,482
- Grozzorg from Austria-$38,560
- dimiangelako from Greece- $28,881
- David "MissOracle" Yan from New Zealand- $21,632
- Oliver "sk2ll_m0dr" Weis from Austria-$16,202
- Sam "SamSquid" Grafton from the United Kingdom-$12,135
- Ole "wizowizo" Schemion from Austria-$10,600