US Online Sunday Briefing: Keith Donovan Wins Big

US Online Sunday Briefing: Keith Donovan Wins Big

United States Online Poker Briefing

It was another big Sunday at American-regulated online poker rooms with every major network making its guarantees on their biggest events.

New Jersey’s Keith Donovan notched his biggest cash at American-regulated online poker networks on Sunday after shipping the WSOP.com $100,000 GTD Sunday for $32,292. He added another $1,542 to his weekend haul after also finishing in eighth place in the BorgataPoker.com/partypoker/PlayMGM Sunday $35K GTD.

Nevada’s Jed Hoffman and New Jersey’s Michael Gagliano also had huge Sundays by appearing on three final tables each.

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.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 Dec. 16
Buy-in $50
Guarantee $15,000
Entries 350
Prize pool $22,432
ITM 30

The WSOP.com $15,000 Weekly Sunday Deepstack surpassed its $15,000 guarantee with 186 entrants, plus 164 rebuys and 143 add-ons to generate a $22,432 prize pool. A total of 30 players cashed for a minimum of $204.

After almost than seven and a half hours of play, "sansara52" won the event for $6,057 after beating Edward "Eddiegood598" Espino (second – $3,533) in heads-up play.

Place Player Prize
1 sansara52 $6,057
2 Edward "Eddiegood598" Espino $3,533
3 Zevia $2,019
4 letmeloveyou $1,570
5 Justin "lappypoker" Lapka $1,346
6 thatdirt $1,122
7 Muffcabbage $852
8 ASUSunDevil $538
9 tommasera $381
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WSOP.com $100,000 GTD Sunday

Date Dec. 16
Buy-in $320
Guarantee $100,000
Entries 414
Prize pool $124,200
ITM 40

As is usually the case, the WSOP.com $100,000 GTD Sunday once again boasted the largest prize pool on Sunday at American-regulated online poker rooms. The tournament attracted 270 entrants and 144 rebuys to create a $124,200 prize pool. A total of 40 players secured at least a min-cash worth $683.

After almost 7 1/2 hours of play, Keith "T1mB3y_B33F" Donovan added to his nearly $2.1 million in online winnings in a big way by shipping the tournament for $32,292. This represents Donovan’s largest cash on American-regulated online poker networks.

Also winning big at the final table were Matthew "Martycohen" Weiss (third – $10,930), Katie "katelin" Lindsay (fourth – $8,446), Jed "jchak" Hoffman (sixth – $5,837), James "vintageatl" Piccolo (seventh – $4,471), and Michael "itWasThatOr0" Gagliano (eighth – $2,981).

Position Player Prize
1 Keith "T1mB3y_B33F" Donovan $32,292
2 blonde2020 $18,630
3 Matthew "Martycohen" Weiss $10,930
4 Katie "katelin" Lindsay $8,446
5 Robert1951 $7,079
6 Jed "jchak" Hoffman $5,837
7 James "vintageatl" Piccolo $4,471
8 Michael "itWasThatOr0" Gagliano $2,981
9 bedstuy1 $2,111
Katie Lindsay
Katie Lindsay takes fourth place for $8,446.

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WSOP.com Deep Stack Series #7 – $15,000 GTD NL Hold’em

Date Dec. 16
Buy-in $100
Guarantee $15,000
Entries 258
Prize pool $23,478
ITM 30

The WSOP.com Deep Stack Series #7 – $15,000 GTD NL Hold’em attracted 193 entrants and 65 rebuys to generate a $23,478 prize pool. A total of 30 players cashed for at least $214.

Hung "nowitsover" Truong shipped the event for $6,339 while Jed "jchak" Hoffman got his second mention this report with a seventh-place finish for $892.

Also at the final table were Gage "greypoupon" Doyne (third – $2,113), Drazen "HODLer" Ilich (fifth – $1,409) and Michael "HankdaTank" St. John (eighth – $563).

Position Player Prize
1 Hung "nowitsover" Truong $6,339
2 crazeelf666 $3,698
3 Gage "greypoupon" Doyne $2,113
4 BDRB1 $1,643
5 Drazen "HODLer" Ilich $1,409
6 jqbpk772 $1,174
7 Jed "jchak" Hoffman $892
8 Michael "HankdaTank" St. John $563
9 BwanaNJ $399
Hung Truong
Hung Truong takes first place for $6,339.

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WSOP.com $30,000 Weekly Sunday

Date Dec. 16
Buy-in $500
Guarantee $30,000
Entries 89
Prize pool $41,563
ITM 9

The WSOP.com $30,000 Weekly Sunday smashed its $30,000 guarantee with 53 entrants and 36 rebuys generating a $41,563 prize pool. A total of nine players cashed for at least $1,538.

After almost five hours of play, David "dehhhhh" Coleman shipped the event for a five-figure haul of $12,469 to bring him closer to $1.7 million in online cashes.

Aram "X69Podheiser" Zobian joined Coleman on the podium with a third-place finish for $5,071. Meanwhile, Jed "jchak" Hoffman continued his dominating Sunday performance with a third mention this report after finishing in fifth place for $3,367.

Position Player Prize
1 David "dehhhhh" Coleman $12,469
2 cristowall39 $7,274
3 Aram "X69Podheiser" $5,071
4 Hero11 $4,239
5 Jed "jchak" Hoffman $3,367
6 bexel $2,951
Jed Hoffman
Jed Hoffman appeared on the final table in three big tournaments at WSOP.com on Sunday.

BorgataPoker.com/partypoker/PlayMGM Sunday $35K GTD

Date Dec. 16
Buy-in $215
Guarantee $35,000
Entrants 188
Prize pool $37,600
ITM 27

The BorgataPoker.com/partypoker/PlayMGM Sunday $35K GTD surpassed its $35,000 for the first time in a few weeks with 121 entrants and 67 reentries generating a $37,600 prize pool. A total of 27 players cashed for at least $338.

After more than nine hours of play, Daniel "centrfieldr23" Lupo shipped the event for a cool $7,520. Michael "Gags30" Gagliano (second – $5,114) and Keith "ClarkWesterfeld" Donovan (eighth – $1,542) both earned their second mention this report with final table finishes.

Also scoring big at the final table were Vladimir "Donate_here" Alexandrov (third – $3,722), Ryan "simISgg" Hagerty (sixth – $2,294), and Vinny "brownmagic" Pahuja (seventh – $1,918).

Position Player Prize
1 Daniel "centrfieldr23" Lupo $7,520
2 Michael "Gags30" Gagliano $5,114
3 Vladimir "Donate_here" Alexandrov $3,722
4 UFOLDIWIN $3,083
5 Hyperion $2,670
6 Ryan "simISgg" Hagerty $2,294
7 Vinny "brownmagic" Pahuja $1,918
8 Keith "ClarkWesterfeld" Donovan $1,542
9 TheReader23 $1,166

PokerStars NJ Sunday Special $35,000 Gtd

Date Dec. 16
Buy-in $200
Guarantee $30,000
Entries 167
Prize pool $31,062
ITM 18

The PokerStars NJ Sunday Special $30,000 Gtd attracted 167 entries (101 entrants + 66 reentries) to create a $31,062 prize pool with a total of 27 players cashed for at least $311.

After nearly 6 1/2 hours of play, William "zhatka" Parker shipped the event for $6,678 after beating Daniel "loxonbagel" Buzgon (second – $4,815) in heads-up play.

Michael "[email protected]" Gagliano scored his third big final table finish on Sunday with a sixth-place finish for $1,553. Also at the final table were Daniel "monkeyman067" Sewnig (fifth – $1,864) and AJ "Chips_Jammed" Ten Hoeve (eighth – $932).

Position Player Prize
1 William "zhatka" Parker $6,678
2 Daniel "loxonbagel" Buzgon $4,815
3 mms265 $3,650
4 thatjuice $2,718
5 Daniel "monkeyman067" Sewnig $1,864
6 Michael "[email protected]" Gagliano $1,553
7 HowieWelper $1,242
8 AJ "Chips_Jammed" Ten Hoeve $932
9 BOnEheAd109 $621
Michael Gagliano
Michael Gagliano appears on three big final tables at three American-regulated networks on Sunday.

If you play regulated online poker tournaments in Delaware, Nevada or New Jersey and would like your real name appearing in future articles, please contact Jason Glatzer via email at [email protected] or via Twitter under @JaxonPoker.

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