The Sunday Briefing: Sorel Mizzi Takes Second in Sunday Rebuy

The Sunday Briefing: Sorel Mizzi Takes Second in Sunday Rebuy
May 07 2012, Mickey Doft Related Articles The Sunday Briefing: Sorel Mizzi Wins PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up The PokerNews Top 10: The Top 10 WCOOP Moments of 2009 Hougaard Racks up Victory in PokerStars Sunday Million Related Players Share It Tags PokerStars, Online tournament results, Online Poker, Sorel Mizzi Print The Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) kicked off on Sunday, but many of the regularly scheduled Sunday Majors ran as they usually do. Several notables posted excellent showings. Andras “probirs” Nemeth and Thayer “THAY3R” Rasmussen posted wins, while Sadan “the_snail03” Turker and Sorel “zangbezan24” Mizzi were among the runner-ups. PokerStars Sunday 500 ($300K Guaranteed) Buy-in Entrants Prize Pool $500+$30 961 $480,500 With the Sunday Million and Sunday Warm-Up essentially beefed up to SCOOP status this week, the Sunday 500 had the biggest prize pool of the regular Sunday Majors. A tough final table that included Jose “nachobarbero” Barbero, Rupert “ElRupert” Elder and Taylor “tRaMp$d0PrAy” Paur was topped by Hungarian pro Andras “probirs” Nemeth for more than $75,000. Place Player Prize *1 Andras “probirs” Nemeth $75,056.42 *2 montecarlo13 $69,958.48 3 mypokerf $45,647.50 4 pezler06 $34,115.50 5 Klebanov999 $24,025 6 Jose “nachobarbero” Barbero $19,220 7 Rupert “ElRupert” Elder $14,415 8 respect82 $9,610 9 Taylor “tRaMp$d0PrAy” Paur $5,525.75 *denotes heads-up deal Notable Finishes: Hunter “HEMIpowerSWT” Frey (11th – $4,564.75), Felipe “Improved” Montenegro (16th – $2,642.75), Sorel “zangbezan24” Mizzi (18th – $2,642.75) PokerStars $109 Sunday Rebuy ($225K Guaranteed) Buy-in Entrants Prize Pool $100+$9 1,239 $416,600 The $109 Sunday Rebuy saw an excellent bump this week as 270 additional players added $87,300 to the prize pool. Sorel “zangbezan24” Mizzi held the chip lead for much of the final table and at the start start of heads-up play, but he came up short as “paulitschMC” fought back to claim the $76,029 first-place prize. Place Player Prize 1 paulitschMC $76,029.50 2 Sorel “zangbezan24” Mizzi $55,366.14 3 highdro420 $41,660 4 pappadogg $31,245 5 Rory “Mafews” Mathews $21,871.50 6 Rick “ThEcLaiMEer” Trigg $17,705.50 7 Skipper-dawn $13,539.50 8 Olembe $9,373.50 9 Rafael “LiroLa” Monteiro $5,832.40 Notable Finishes: Mathew “Matfrankland” Frankland (21st – $1,791.38), Hunter “HEMIpowerSWT” Frey (24th – $1,791.38) PokerStars Bigger $109 ($200K Guaranteed) Buy-in Entrants Prize Pool $100+$9 3,532 $353,200 Just like last week, a four-handed deal took place in the Bigger $109. What was different, though, was that 478 more players took part in this week’s affair. Outlasting the field was “vip25459” for more than $48,000. Place Player Prize *1 vip25459 $48,200.53 *2 herkulidis $30,880.04 *3 Vombat88 $38,464.07 *4 nord96 $28,858.67 5 Sasuke234 $15,120.49 6 Mr. Klean $11,479 7 alainniala $7,947 8 nano88 $4,415 9 wallaceallin $2,825.60 *denotes four-handed deal Notable Finishes: Steve “Mr. Tim Caum” O’Dwyer (21st – $935.98), Dan “djk123” Kelly (27th – $935.98) PokerStars Bigger $162 ($150K Guaranteed) Buy-in Entrants Prize Pool $150+$12 1,880 $282,000 It isn’t every week that the Bigger $162 sees three notable players make the final table. Scott “gunning4you” Seiver took seventh place, while Tim “Tmay420” West finished in fourth. Both came up short to Thayer “THAY3R” Rasmussen, who collected $45,120 for the win. Place Player Prize 1 Thayer “THAY3R” Rasmussen $45,120 2 mumu12345 $33,840 3 FairLaw $25,380 4 Tim “Tmay420” West $18,451.50 5 Anjeyyy $13,395 6 Zareta $10,434 7 Scott “gunning4you” Seiver $7,614 8 harbour $4,935 9 PushMeDirty $2,820 Notable Finishes: Jack “jackellwood” Ellwood (21st – $1,043.40), Joseph “subiime” Cheong (24th – $1,043.20) PokerStars Sunday 2nd Chance ($175K Guaranteed) Buy-in Entrants Prize Pool $200+$15 1,547 $309,400 The Sunday 2nd Chance picked up 88 additional players this week and, like many other of this week’s majors, a four-handed deal took place. “MilesLogaNL” emerged from the pack to claim a first-place prize of nearly $43,000. Place Player Prize *1 MilesLogaNL $42,930.39 *2 diouf999 $29,607.23 *3 I_M_ICM $28,474.03 *4 Kecinpulach $37,924.42 5 Kuatro $15,160.60 6 Kihlstrom $12,066.60 7 David “dave798111” Allan $8,972.60 8 Biologist $5,878.60 9 erman18 $3,217.76 *denotes four-handed deal Notable Finishes: Renato “leguito” Almeida (11th – $2,629.90), Andre “aakkari” Akkari (18th – $1,485.12) PokerStars Sunday Storm ($300K Guaranteed) Buy-in Entrants Prize Pool $10+$1 35,339 $353,390 Even though the Sunday Storm dipped by more than 2,000 players this week, it still easily covered its guarantee. The last five players remaining agreed to a chop, and “roman141014” ultimately claimed victory for more than $21,000. Place Player Prize *1 roman141014 $21,201.39 *2 Abrupt guy $15,128.87 *3 haldi80 $20,321.91 *4 albert_dork $16,437.62 *5 jjblokdijk $13,636.39 6 Zaiiiiippi $4,770.76 7 JMcKW $3,268.85 8 arianguapo $2,297.03 9 PeterJonas $1,607.92 *denotes five-handed deal PokerStars Sunday Kickoff ($100K Guaranteed) Buy-in Entrants Prize Pool $100+$9 1,373 $137,300 Down 137 players from last week, the Sunday Kickoff saw a four-handed deal worked out. Among the final four was Sadan “the_snail03” Turker, but he finished runner-up to “Evilduke11.” Place Player Prize *1 Evilduke11 $17,000 *2 Sadan “the_snail03” Turker $14,500 *3 Terence999 $15,900 *4 valkyri3 $14,254.67 5 KvicKiller $6,727.70 6 necora75 $5,354.70 7 1_conor_b_1 $3,981.70 8 Dominykas “Domce” Karmazinas $2,608.70 9 rubak787 $1,427.92 *denotes four-handed deal Notable Finishes: Nicky “Cod Meharly” Evans (21st – $549.20) For news, updates, and more follow PokerNews on Twitter and Facebook. 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