Lex Veldhuis Wins $1,050 Sunday Excessive Curler; Staff Professionals Talbot and Grafton Additionally Shine


It was a memorable Sunday for 3 members of the Staff PokerStars stables, with Lex “L.Veldhuis” Veldhuis and Parker “tonkaaaa” Talbot each profitable Sunday majors, and Sam “SamSquid” Grafton racking up a few cashes in star-studded occasions.

Leldhuis’ victory got here within the $1,050 Sunday Excessive Curler, which attracted 165 gamers this week. These 165 entrants created a $165,000 prize pool that the highest 20 finishers shared.

The eight-handed remaining desk was filled with a few of poker’s elite expertise, as you’ll count on from a $1,050 buy-in affair. The waters grew to become rather less infested with sharks hen Dutchman Joris “BillLewwinsky” Ruijs crashed out in eighth place for a $5,522 socre.

Ole “wizowizo” Schemion joined Ruijs on the rail in seventh-place, earlier than the elimination of British professional Sam “SamSquid” Grafton left solely 5 gamers within the hunt for the title. Grafton’s exit, price $9,224, was the event’s final four-figure prize. The favored Brit went on to money within the $530 Sunday Marathon for a further $1,064.

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Fifth place and $11,922 went to Bert “girafganger7” Stevens earlier than Jans “Graftekkel” Arends ran out of steam in fourth. Arends padded his bankroll with $15,408.

Two of the ultimate three gamers sported the well-known PokerStars spade subsequent to their alias: Veldhuis and Talbot. The latter bowed out in third, a end price $19,914, to go away Veldhuis flying the ‘Stars flag.

Veldhuis bought the job performed, defeating Simon “IgorKarkarof” Pedersen heads-up, to scoop the $33,265 prime prize and resigned the Danish runner-up to a $25,738 payout.

The Dutch star’s consideration now turns to the $530 Bounty Builder Bonanza Excessive Curler, which has reached Day 2. Solely 36 of the 944 starters stay, and Veldhuis finds himself seventh in chips. Don’t guess towards him taking down this occasion.

$1,050 Sunday Excessive Curler Closing Desk Outcomes

Place Participant Nation Prize
1 Lex “L.Veldhuis” Veldhuis Netherlands $33,265
2 Simon “IgorKarkarof” Pedersen Denmark $25,738
3 Parker “tonkaaaa” Talbot Canada $19,914
4 Jans “Graftekkel” Arends Austria $15,408
5 Bert “girafganger7” Stevens United Kingdom $11,922
6 Sam “SamSquid” Grafton Brazil $9,224
7 Ole “wizowizo” Schemion Austria $7,137
8 Joris BillLewinsky” Ruijs Netherlands $5,522

Talbot Wins the $1,050 Sunday Cooldown PKO

Talbot made up for not profitable the $1,050 Sunday Excessive Curler by taking down the $1,050 Sunday Cooldown. The Canadian got here out on prime of a compact area of 59 entrants to show his $1,050 into a way more substantial $19,144.

Talbot’s victory was made sweeter by the highest expertise he navigated his means via on the remaining desk. Such luminaries as Simon “C. Darwin2” Mattsson, Jon “apestyles” Van Fleet, and Thomas “WushuTM” Muehlocker all fell earlier than him.

The premature demises of Renan “Internett93o” Bruschi and Jonah “RaiseUpBlind” Silverstein left Talbot heads-up towards Juan “Malaka$tyle” Pardo. Talbot defeated Pardo within the one-on-one battle and claimed $19,144 in whole, leaving Pardo to move into the evening with $10,445 for firm.

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$1,050 Sunday Cooldown Closing Desk Outcomes

Place Participant Nation Prize Bounties Whole Prize
1 Parker “tonkaaaa” Talbot Canada $6,961 $12,453 $19,144
2 Juan “Malaka$tyle” Pardo Andorra $6,961 $3,484 $10,445
3 Jonah “RaiseUpBlind” Silverstein Canada $4,463 $1,468 $5,931
4 Renan “Internett93o” Bruschi Brazil $3,341 $500 $3,841
5 Thomas “WushuTM” Muehloecker Austria $2,501 $2,593 $5,094
6 Jon “apestyles” Van Fleet Canada $1,872 $1,000 $2,872
7 Simon “C. Darwin2” Mattsson Sweden $1,402 $250 $1,652
8 MaximumAces2 Russia $1,049   $1,049

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