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Super Poker Sunday - Krisztina "Krisztasoul" Polgar Takes Runner-up in Bigger $55

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The 2012 World Championship of Online Poker kicks off For the next three weeks, meaning the biggest of the usual Sunday Majors will be on hold. It was a big week on Super Poker Sunday - three players went home with six-figure scores.

The biggest prize went to "nebo_blizko" after winning the Sunday Million. Valentyn “touchmynuts1″ Shabelnyk walked away with the Bigger $109, and Sergey "gipsy74" Rybachenko, Ozenc "ozenc" Demir, Kevin "flopped6810" Sharp, and Ty "puffinmypurp" Reiman were notables that made final tables.

Just days ago Krisztina "Krisztasoul" Polgar was a part of the PokerNews video team at EPT Barcelona. She changed shirts and finished runner-up in the Bigger $5 taking home almost $30,000.

PokerStars Sunday Million ($1M Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+$156,397$1,279,400

"ChaseTh3Ace" and "nebo_blizko" earned more than $150,000 each when they reached a heads-up deal but "nebo_blizko" took home the win.

Visit the PokerStarsBlog.com to read the full report.

PlacePlayerPrize
*1nebo_blizko$184,407.03
*2ChaseTh3Ace$154,126.26
3Elina2008$102,352
4flacoalan$70,367
5mrlogik$53,734.80
6Manezeza$40,940.80
7stanman420$28,146.80
8loke13$15,352.80
95902838181$9,915.35

*denotes heads-up deal

Notable finishes: PokerStars Team Online's Richard "Tzen1" Veenman (15th - $5,373.48).

PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up ($500K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+$153,094$618,800

It was the second week in a row Kevin "flopped6810" Sharp made the final table - it was a follow up on his third-place finish last week with an eighth-place finish on Sunday. Winning the event went to "undaDISGUISE" for $97,153.12.

The PokerStarsBlog.com has the full write-up.

PlacePlayerPrize
1undaDISGUISE$97,153.12
2Ozenc "ozenc" Demir$72,399.60
3lukro8$51,360.40
4Sergey "gipsy74" Rybachenko$35,581
5J-Rod Fett$26,490.82
6gmcrafter$20,111
7NhFy$13,923
8Kevin "flopped6810" Sharp$7,735
9J_soldier$4,950.40

Notable finishes: Mishel "MISHELA" Anunu (22nd - $1,639.82), Giuseppe “Ansgar2000″ Pantaleo (29th - $1,423.24), Jamie "Bear4rms" Sykes (34th - $1,423.24), and Olivier "Adonis112" Busquet (36th - $1,423.24)

PokerStars Sunday 500 ($300K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$500+$30776$388,000

"playwithbals" took home $69,840 with an outright win.

PlacePlayerPrize
1playwithbals$69,840
2Bradley "BaZa88" Bower$50,440
3Gigacide$37,636
4RedPantRed$28,130
5mindgamer$19,555.20
6Nty9Problems$15,675.20
7VyruAlus$11,795.20
8dyng247$7,954
9homieaces85$4,850

Notable finishes: Larry "BBOY3110" Sharp (12th - $4,074), TJ "1BigAceHole" Ulmer (15th - $3,298), Vicky Coren (17th - $2,522), Shane "shaniac" Schleger (25th - $1,784.80), Liv Boeree (29th - $1,590.80), Calvin "cal42688" Anderson (32nd - $1,590.80), and Mike "munchenBH" Telker (34th - $1,590.80)

PokerStars $109 Sunday Rebuy ($225K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$100+$9956$307,800

A three-handed deal was made at the final table; "zilbeee" picked up $46,637.89 for the win.

PlacePlayerPrize
*1zilbeee$46,637.89
*2Theodoros "teo96" Aidonopoulos$45,348.27
*3oradeanul$38,059.34
4iwonthurtyou$23,085
5WushuTM$16,159.50
6vip25459$13,081.50
7marktb$10,003.50
8Ty "puffinmypurp" Reiman$6,925.50
9ThisIsPete$4,339.98

*denotes three-handed deal

Notable finishes: Steve "mcnallyville" McNally (11th - $3,231.90), Patrick "Bandano" Renkers (16th - $2,000.70), Julio "powerpokerBR" Lins (22nd - $1,385.10), Andras "probirs" Nemeth (24th - $1,385.10), and Amit "AMAK316" Makhija (26th - $1,385.10).

PokerStars Bigger $109 ($160K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$100+$92,795$279,500

The final table was stacked and a show unfolded with a seventh-place finish for Mark "RedRad 01" Darner, a sixth-place finish for Wesley "ZeelandBoy" Wiemes, fourth-place for Jordan "JWPRODIGY" Westmorland, and third-place for Matt "VegasDietz" Dietrich.

A heads-up deal was made and Valentyn “touchmynuts1″ Shabelnyk took home more than $41,000.

PlacePlayerPrize
*1Valentyn “touchmynuts1″ Shabelnyk$41,329.94
*2squintster$36,000
3Matt "VegasDietz" Dietrich$23,757.50
4Jordan "JWPRODIGY" Westmorland$16,350.75
5kryking$12,437.75
6Wesley "ZeelandBoy" Wiemes$9,642.75
7Mark "RedRad 01" Darner$6,847.75
8Cyatusha$4,052.75
9andreaengel$2,375.75

*denotes heads-up deal

PokerStars Bigger $55 ($160K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$50+$55,057$252,850

The PokerNews video team at EPT Barcelona found one member materializing into a Sunday grinder, Krisztina "Krisztasoul" Polgar defeated everyone but "Pasiu" this week.

PlacePlayerPrize
1Pasiu$39,670.29
2Krisztina "Krisztasoul" Polgar$29,457.02
3Elmagico19A1$20,860.12
4manokippa2$14,286.02
5Lena900$10,746.12
6athossp$8,217.62
7papo457$5,689.12
8germanRan$3,160.62
9zeke60$2,022.80

PokerStars Bigger $162 ($150K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$150+$121,587$238,050

"MaRLaCa_309" reigned victorious for $39,052.76.

PlacePlayerPrize
1MaRLaCa_309$39,052.76
2PIPI tapis!$28,566
3TJ "WhatArunAA" Slifka$21,424.50
4T0MyK$15,949.35
5NURLAN81$11,307.37
6Josh "lNormaJean" Hart$8,926.87
7j_t_s80$6,546.37
8KMC12$4,165.87
9tonn22$2,380.50

Notable finishes: Kevin "KevBoyStar" Stani (13th - $1,475.91), Douglas "Dowgh-Santos" Ferreira (15th - 1,475.91), Michael "mossified84" Skomac (18th - $1,071.22), and Chris "ImDaNuts" Oliver (18th - $1,071.22).

PokerStars Sunday 2nd Chance ($175K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+$151,332$266,400

"maicol1" was the last one standing for about $46,000.

PlacePlayerPrize
1maicol1$45,980.64
2CuAt69UsdSng$33,300
3zuckmeout$25,308
4Le_Blem1$18,541.44
5George "gkap13" Kapalas$13,186.80
6oldfandango$10,522.80
7adosos$7,858.80
8deaonhope$5,194.80
9carolusXX$2,930.40

Notable finishes: Rui "RuiNF" Ferreira (10th - $2,370.96), Sebastian "sebbau" Bauer (13th - $1,838.16), Thayer "THAY3R" Rasmussen (20th - $1,118.88), and Brian "brianm15" England (23rd - $1,118.88).

PokerStars Sunday Storm ($300K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$10+$131,331$313,310

Took home the win "1011001011" for about $23,000 after a seven-handed deal was made.

PlacePlayerPrize
*11011001011$22,748.01
*2cezarx5$9,191.39
*3boxotee$18,059
*4EgorOK 777$11,062.70
*5JOEL RADA$8,028.83
*6tariko13$8,914.79
*7Rooney23$13,191.98
8vujojana$2,193.17
9dtaria$1,590.88

*denotes seven-handed deal

PokerStars Sunday Kickoff ($100K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$100+$91,552$155,200

The final four made a deal but "ChernyAV" took it home for $21,405.01.

PlacePlayerPrize
*1ChernyAV$21,405.01
*2Daddddymufff$14,615.98
*3tutull$19,097.57
*4Machineheads$14,799.04
5P0lak$7,604.80
6antonioscy$6,052.80
7benisel89$4,500.80
8ZISIMO7$2,948.80
9Bussic$1,598.56

*denotes four-handed deal

Notable finish: Jeff "jeff710" Hakim (12th - $1,303.68).

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