US Online Sunday Briefing: "BruceWayne" Wins $53,690

US Online Sunday Briefing: "BruceWayne" Wins $53,690

United States Online Poker Briefing

The New Year Kick-off Series wrapped up on Sunday at WSOP.com and it didn’t disappoint with the Main Event of series producing the biggest prize pool of the year to date at American-regulated online poker rooms. "BruceWayne" took the most advantage by winning the event for $53,690.

Thomas "baileykins" Mcfadden Jr. won the second most this week after finishing runner-up in the Main Event for $30,975, while Alexander "ShadowFiend1" Condon also won big after shipping the WSOP.com $50,000 Monthly Sunday for $23,370.

Read on for a full look at the Sunday results from partypoker NJ, BorgataPoker.com, PlayMGM, WSOP.com NJ, WSOP.com Nevada, 888poker NJ, and the three 888poker clients in Delaware.

WSOP.com $15,000 Weekly Sunday Deepstack

Date Jan. 27
Buy-in $50
Guarantee $15,000
Entries 469
Prize pool $29,075
ITM 35

The WSOP.com $15,000 Weekly Sunday Deepstack produced a massive field and almost doubled its $15,000 guarantee with 213 entrants, plus 256 rebuys and 170 add-ons generating a $29,075 prize pool. A total of 35 players cashed for a minimum of $204.

Last week, Sridhar "sri50k" Sangannagari won the tournament with Jamie "mooseman1710" Reyes finishing in seventh place. The duo swapped spots this week with Reyes winning the event for $7,705 and Sangannagari bowing out in seventh place for $1,047.

Also at the final table was Jason "LuckDuck" Lawhun finishing in fourth place for $1,977.

Place Player Prize
1 Jamie "mooseman1710" Reyes $7,705
2 redrags $4,507
3 Lpete8906 $2,573
4 Jason "LuckDuck" Lawhun $1,977
5 JTHollywood $1,686
6 Moeseph $1,396
7 Sridhar "sri50k" Sangannagari $1,047
8 cristowall39 $698
9 mug15 $494
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WSOP.com New Year Kick-off Series Main Event – $150,000 NLH

Date Jan. 27
Buy-in $525
Guarantee $100,000
Entries 413
Prize pool $206,500
ITM 75

The WSOP New Year Kick-off Series Main Event – $150,000 NLH was easily the biggest tournament at American regulated online poker rooms of the year so far. The tournament was a huge success with the 295 entrants and 118 rebuys creating a $206,500 prize pool.

It took "BruceWayne" more than 10 1/2 hours of play to become the last player standing and claim the top prize of $53,690. Finishing one spot behind was Thomas "baileykins" Mcfadden Jr. in second place for $30,975.

Jed "jchak" Hoffman also cashed at the final table in seventh place for $7,434.

Position Player Prize
1 BruceWayne $53,690
2 Thomas "baileykins" Mcfadden Jr. $30,975
3 DaUnderStudy $18,172
4 NJ_Thenatura $14,042
5 whoAMeye $11,771
6 drdisrespect $9,706
7 Jed "jchak" Hoffman $7,434
8 lucky15m $4,956
9 geNet1x_ $3,511
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WSOP.com $50,000 Monthly Sunday

Date Jan. 27
Buy-in $1,000
Guarantee $50,000
Entries 82
Prize pool $77,900
ITM 9

The WSOP.com $50,000 Monthly Sunday attracted 59 entrants and 23 rebuys to create a $77,900 prize pool with nine players cashing for at least $2,882.

After more than six hours of play, Alexander "ShadowFiend1" Condon shipped the event for an impressive score of $23,370.

Also at the final table were John "Hopelep" Hennigan finishing in third place for $9,504 and Jonathan "jetsfan14" Borenstein taking fourth place for $6,310.

Position Player Prize
1 Alexander "ShadowFiend1" Condon $23,370
2 puigmyfriend $13,633
3 John "Hopelep" Hennigan $9,504
4 Jonathan "jetsfan14" Borenstein $7,946
5 bucknaked64 $6,310
6 furikuri $5,531
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BorgataPoker.com/partypoker/PlayMGM Sunday $35K GTD

Date Jan. 27
Buy-in $200
Guarantee $35,000
Entries 197
Prize pool $39,400
ITM 27

The BorgataPoker.com/partypoker/PlayMGM Sunday $35K GTD attracted 197 entries (126 entrants + 71 reentries) to create a $39,400 prize pool with a total of 27 players cashing for at least $355.

After almost ten hours of play, "FourPair" and "UFOLDIWIN" agreed to a heads-up deal awarding the duo $7,430 and $6,950 respectively. Jason "RiverMan" Lawhun earned his second mention this report with a podium third-place finish for $4,237.

Also at the final table were Daniel "centrfieldr23" Lupo (fourth – $3,510) and Michael "IIIIIIIIIIII" Haberman Jr. (seventh – $2,183).

Position Player Prize
1 FourPair $7,430*
2 UFOLDIWIN $6,950*
3 Jason "RiverMan" Lawhun $4,237
4 Daniel "centrfieldr23" Lupo $3,510
5 Colonel_Forbin $3,039
6 Plesiosaur88 $2,611
7 Michael "IIIIIIIIIIII" Haberman Jr. $2,183
8 buntclaster $1,755
9 Gina2827 $1,327

*Reflects heads-up deal.


PokerStars NJ Sunday Special – $30,000 Gtd

Date Jan. 27
Buy-in $200
Guarantee $30,000
Entries 211
Prize pool $39,246
ITM 27

The PokerStars NJ Sunday Special – $30,000 Gtd smashed its guarantee after attracting 211 entries (120 entrants + 91 reentries) to create a $39,246 prize pool.

After more than 6 1/2 hours of play hours of play, "Renorick1946" shipped the event for $8,438. Joining this player on the podium was Vladamir "D.Drumpf" Alexandrov in second place for $6,083.

Other notable players at the final table included Yong "iFoldN0T" Kwon (fifth – $2,355), Austin "CreamPieMaster" Farmer (sixth – $1,962), and Matthew "MattEMenz" Mendez (seventh – $1,570).

Position Player Prize
1 Renorick1946 $8,438
2 Vladamir "D.Drumpf" Alexandrov $6,083
3 JUNE LATATA $4,611
4 watchout $3,434
5 Yong "iFoldN0T" Kwon $2,355
6 Austin "CreamPieMaster" Farmer $1,962
7 Matthew "MattEMenz" Mendez $1,570
8 LCC102515 $1,177
9 HowieWelper $785

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