PokerStars Goes Big Again with $9 Million Event for 9th Anniversary of Sunday Millions

PokerStars’ Sunday Millions has been an iconic online poker tournament for the past 9 years, and is considered to be the most popular weekly online poker event across the whole world. This $215 no-limit Hold’em event is popular because it is fast and comes with the promise of huge bucks: $1 million guaranteed each week. PokerStars celebrated the 9th anniversary of this unique event with a special $9 million guaranteed event, held on 15th March 2015.

The excitement was tangible and the size of the event underlined by one bit of statistic: the final prize pool once all the players had logged in stood at $10,086,400, over $1 million more than the guaranteed amount! Such huge money obviously was the result of the huge crowd in attendance: 50,432 runners in all. At the end of 14 hours of play and more than 50,000 eliminations, the action reached a crescendo as the final table members took their places. This promo brings you the highlights of this special event in all its glory.

The action in the promo begins in the 40th hand, with blinds set at $2 million and $ million. The chip leader at this stage is Tiltinha from Brazil with 115,208,784. Towards the end of the event, it was Kelly_koulis from Greece who had the biggest pile of cash - $725,267.11, but he was not the winner. He was defeated in heads-up action by Brayden ‘BRAYDEN93’ Fritzhall, who was the winner with a combined paycheck of $597,719.60.

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