Americas Cardroom Sunday MTTs Recap

The biggest tournaments played at Americas Cardroom on Sunday, January 20 all surpassed their posted guarantees as players logged on in full force.

By: Charles Rettmuller

The fact that it's the middle of winter and a number of states got socked with snow and cold temperatures over the weekend may be part of the reason for the strong showing. Or, maybe it's just because poker players like big guarantees.

$200K GTD

The $1,000 + $50 buy-in $200,00 GTD saw 205 entrants take a shot at a piece of the $205,000 prize pool. A total of 36 players landed in the money, with "Markudjik" topping the field to win $46,125. Here's the top five:

1 Markudjik $46,125
2 wizardofass $27,675
3 dstavila $21,115
4 FinalTableBeer $15,887.50
5 EdwardSnowden $12,300

$150K GTD

The entrants for the $150,000 GTD Sunday Warm Up 8-Max totaled 1,851, each kicking in $100 + $9 to create $185,100 in prize money. "FLPS" was able to stave off "JenJacobs" to grab the title and a nice payday of $30,356.40.

1 FLPS $30,356.40
2 JenJacobs $22,693.26
3 OneBigWhale $17,029.20
4 Rondog219 $12,309.15
5 soappalled $8,792.25

$125K GTD

The Sunday Special with a $125,000 guarantee and unlimited re-entry paid 81 places after 683 entrants ponied up the $200 + $15 entry fee. "EdwardSnowden," who finished 5th in the $200K GTD for $12,300, was in the money once again, this time in 25th place for a min-cash.

The glory and $25,680.80 went to "Loco4coco" with "PinkLadies" finishing runner-up for $19,837.14. The prize pool was $136,600.

1 Loco4coco $25,680.80
2 PinkLadies $18,837.14
3 ImDeboGodz $13,769.60
4 NooitGeenGold $10,381.60
5 iJusTJoEDu $7,294.44

$50K GTD

An entry fee of $500 + $30 in the $50,000 GTD High Roller attracted 137 entrants who were vying for a prize pool totaling $68,500. "GusorConstantine" and "TonyGPT" battled it out heads-up before GusorConstantine overcame a chip disadvantage to win the title and $15,755.

1 GusorConstantine $15,755
2 TonyGPT $9,590
3 JJUUffff $7,192.50
4 EITiburon111 $5,480
5 sharkdone $4,110

 

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