US Online Sunday Briefing: Ryan Hohner Wins Winter Series Main Event

US Online Sunday Briefing: Ryan Hohner Wins Winter Series Main Event

United States Online Poker Briefing

It was another huge weekend at American-regulated online poker rooms with the Winter Series wrapping up at PokerStars NJ and the New Year Kick-off Series beginning at WSOP.com.

Ryan "ISlowRollYou" Hohner won the Winter Series Main Event for $18,252 but wasn’t the biggest winner of the weekend. That honor went to "Acesrkings" who shipped the New Year Kick-off Series #1 – $100,000 NLH Sunday Special for $28,861.

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. 20
Buy-in $50
Guarantee $15,000
Entries 180
Prize pool $23,751
ITM 30

The WSOP.com $15,000 Weekly Sunday Deepstack crushed its $15,000 guarantee with 180 entrants, plus 188 rebuys and 154 add-ons to generate a $23,751 prize pool. A total of 30 players cashed for a minimum of $216.

After nearly eight hours of play, Sridhar "sri50k" Sangannagari won the event for $6,413 after defeating Daniel "RedsoxNets5" Sewnig in heads-up play. Sewnig walked away with $3,741 for his runner-up effort.

The remainder of the final table was full of recognizable players including Richard "Yournotsure" Halford (fifth – $1,425), Mark "freezer" Johns (sixth – $1,188), Jamie "mooseman1710" Reyes (seventh – $903) and Daniel "iGetLost" Dizenzo (eighth – $570).

Place Player Prize
1 Sridhar "sri50k" Sangannagari $6,413
2 Daniel "RedsoxNets5" Sewnig $3,741
3 captainondec $2,138
4 avoidthenoid $1,663
5 Richard "Yournotsure" Halford $1,425
6 Mark "freezer" Johns $1,188
7 Jamie "mooseman1710" Reyes $903
8 Daniel "iGetLost" Dizenzo $570
9 KBconcepts $404
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New Year Kick-off Series #1 – $100,000 NLH Sunday Special

Date Jan. 20
Buy-in $215
Guarantee $100,000
Entries 589
Prize pool $117,800
ITM 75

The New Year Kick-off Series #1 – $100,000 NLH Sunday Special replaced the WSOP.com $100,000 GTD Sunday with the same $100,000 guarantee with a lower $215 buy-in.

The tournament attracted 229 entrants and 117 rebuys to create a $117,800 prize pool with a total of 75 players securing at least a min-cash worth $377.

After nearly 10 1/2 hours of play, "Acesrkings" won the tournament to claim the top prize of $28,861. Also with podium finishes were Keith "T1mB3y_B33F" Donovan (second – $16,198) and William "SlaweelRyam" Romaine (third – $9,895).

Steven "boatyboatz8a" Bordonaro also cashed at the final table in seventh place for $3,887.

Position Player Prize
1 Acesrkings $28,861
2 Keith "T1mB3y_B33F" Donovan $16,198
3 William "SlaweelRyam" Romaine $9,895
4 Impervious $7,539
5 TiltedTowers $6,361
6 ImaLuckSac $5,183
7 Steven "boatyboatz8a" Bordonaro $3,887
8 Fish1 $2,592
9 KBconcepts $1,708
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WSOP.com $30,000 Weekly Sunday

Date Jan. 20
Buy-in $500
Guarantee $30,000
Entries 105
Prize pool $49,035
ITM 10

The WSOP.com $30,000 Weekly Sunday attracted 61 entrants and 44 rebuys to create a $49,035 prize pool with nine players cashing for at least $1,330.

After more than five hours of play, Scott "BigRiskky" Clements shipped the event for $14,220 after defeating David "bewater" Goodman in heads-up play. Goodman has appeared at the final table for a third straight week and collected $8,336 for his runner-up performance.

Also at the final table were Sridhar "sri50k" Sangannagar finishing in third place for $5,884 and Jason "LuckDuck" Lawhun taking sixth place for $3,383.

Position Player Prize
1 Scott "BigRiskky" Clements $14,220
2 David "bewater" Goodman $8,336
3 Sridhar "sri50k" Sangannagari $5,884
4 creampietime $4,904
5 Pollux $3,923
6 Jason "LuckDuck" Lawhun $3,383
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BorgataPoker.com/partypoker/PlayMGM Sunday $35K GTD

Date Jan. 20
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.

Ryan "simISgg" Hagerty shipped the tournament for $7,880 after more than 9 1/2 hours of play. Also at the final table was Edwin "GiantGenius" Roman claiming the sixth-place prize of $2,403.

Position Player Prize
1 Ryan "simISgg" Hagerty $7,880
2 BlackCoffee $5,358
3 Stoops211 $3,901
4 sansara52 $3,231
5 Zdvol632 $2,797
6 Edwin "GiantGenius" Roman $2,403
7 borecz11199 $2,009
8 CreamPieMaster $1,615
9 Lanfeust $1,221

PokerStars NJ Winter Series 13: $200 NL Hold’em [Progressive KO, 6-Max], $18,000 Gtd

Date Jan. 20
Buy-in $75
Guarantee $18,000
Entries 143
Prize pool $26,072
ITM 18

The PokerStars NJ Winter Series 13: $200 NL Hold’em [Progressive KO, 6-Max], $18,000 Gtd attracted 143 entries (82 entrants + 61 reentries) to create a $26,072 prize pool with a total of 18 players cashing for at least $173.

After more than seven hours of play, Michael "[email protected]" Gagliano won the tournament for $6,780 including bounties after defeating Michael "mmenz08816" Menzer (second – $3,719) in heads-up play.

Also at the final table was Daniel "FranklinsDad" Podheiser finishing in sixth place for $1,110.

Position Player Prize
1 Michael "[email protected]" Gagliano $6,780
2 Michael "mmenz08816" Menzer $3,719
3 jumbomom5 $2,374
4 zapzer7 $2,113
5 supremetny $1,341
6 Daniel "FranklinsDad" Podheiser $1,110

*Prizes include bounties.


PokerStars NJ Winter Series 14 – Main Event: $400 NL Hold’em, $80,000 Gtd

Date Jan. 20
Buy-in $400
Guarantee $80,000
Entries 238
Prize pool $89,250
ITM 36

The PokerStars NJ Winter Series 14 – Main Event: $400 NL Hold’em, $80,000 Gtd smashed its guarantee after attracting 238 entries (156 entrants + 82 reentries) to create a $89,250 prize pool.

After more than eight hours of play hours of play, Ryan "ISlowRollYou" Hohner shipped the event for $18,252. Also with five-figure scores were Angel "Chr0meKing" Lopez (second – $13,388) and David "coles93" Coleman (third – $10,085)

Michael "mmenz08816" Menzer earned his second mention this with a ninth-place finish worth $1,696, while Joseph "joey1way" Fortuna finished one spot ahead in eighth place for $2,231.

Position Player Prize
1 Ryan "ISlowRollYou" Hohner $18,252
2 Angel "Chr0meKing" Lopez $13,388
3 David "coles93" Coleman $10,085
4 1EveryDay1 $7,586
5 gatorgrinds $5,177
6 uflipit $4,016
7 Renorick1946 $3,124
8 Joseph "joey1way" Fortuna $2,231
9 Michael "mmenz08816" Menzer $1,696

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  • Ryan "ISlowRollYou" Hohner won $18,252 after shipping the Winter Series Main Event at PokerStars NJ.

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