Top Poker News from the Last Week

Sergey Matvienko – Winline Media Poker Champions a...

The past seven days have been rich in poker news. The Winline Media Poker tournament is over, MPC has updated its client, PokerStars is hosting its anniversary Sunday Million and PokerOK’s GG MILLION$ series is coming to an end.


Winline Media Poker

Winline Media Poker 5 in Sochi ends tonight. This competition deserves special attention for a number of reasons. Firstly, the prize pool reaches a record £5,000,000. Secondly, the winner was the famous comedian Sergey Matvienko.

The last move of the game deserves special attention. Matvienko and Dmitry Likhanov in a one-on-one match. The future winner is the chip leader at that point and retains this position until the end. The final hand on the flop saw 3 of clubs Q-J and 3 of diamonds. Lixx decided to take a risk and went all-in on Hybrid J-8. Matviyenko responded with a 4-3 victory over the club.

The board worked well for both players. One has a pair of Jacks, the other has a pair of 3s and a flush draw. “This coin is a 50/50 chance for both players. The King of Spades comes on the turn, increasing Likhanov’s chances. However, Matvienko has 14 out cards, one of which is on the river 3 of spades.

The final hand of the tournament

This is the first time in tournament history that first place was taken by a participant whose main activity had nothing to do with poker. To win the main prize, Sergey had to defeat 23 opponents. Among them is Sergey Kefir Nikiforov, one of the past champions of the event.

The ITM for this event consists of three courses. Dmitry Likhanov and Anton Shastun also entered price territory. The next competition is scheduled for this summer.

Mobile Poker Club

MPC is one of the oldest rooms available to Russian players. It is famous among poker players for its large number of freerolls and conservative lobby appearance, which is reminiscent of the site’s design in the late 1990s. However, that all changed this weekend. Rum presents players with a new, modern client design.

The interface is now dark, and the icons and names look more visually appealing. In addition, space managers said the new lobby will be outfitted with updated features over time. If someone doesn’t like the current look, they can always switch to an older version.

PokerStars Sunday Million

The PokerStars Sunday Million kicked off yesterday on PokerStars with a guaranteed prize pool of $8,000,000. This is the flagship tournament for the space and takes place every Sunday. April 7th is my 18th birthday. Registration for the event is the classic $215. This time the winner will receive a guaranteed $1,000,000. An hour before the race started, there were already about 10,000 runners. The event will be held as a “Free South” format. Late registration is available until the start of the next day.

GG MILLION$ weeks.

Room PokerOK has also decided to offer players tournaments with huge bonuses. The GG MILLION$ Week high roller series took place here last week. The final game of the festival will begin on April 9. Today is your last chance to compete for the Main Event’s $8,000,000 prize pool. The final flute competition of the first day will begin on April 8 at 6:00 pm Moscow time. Next, day two begins at 11:00 PM (MSC). The event has a buy-in of $10,300. Currently, there are 75 entrants on Day 2 and the tournament prize is $130,000, which is likely to exceed the guaranteed amount.

But that’s not all the series has to offer. Yesterday, the series hosted its Sunday Super High Roller event, with an entry fee of $25,500 and a guaranteed guarantee of $1,000,000. The winner was one of Russia’s best players – Artur Martirosyan, who won $387,856.

The main prize goes to Artur Martirosyan

A total of 51 players signed up to compete, surpassing the $275,000 guarantee. There are six seats in the prize area, four of which are occupied by contestants from the CIS countries.

Sergey Matvienko – Winline Media Poker Champions a...

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