This week, Party ran its $50K Sunday Major, drawing in 266 runners over last week’s 248. At the end of the day, pokermaster24 rose to the top and banked the impressive $10,000 first-place prize.
Traffic in both the $5K and the new $10K nightly tournaments was on par with last week, averaging at about 102 and 108 players per night for the two events respectively. Bringing in the most runners in the $5Ks this week was Monday’s tournament, boasting 109 players. Nas1225 was the big winner that night, taking home $1,000 in his victory over dp0330.
In the new $10K events, Sunday shaped up to be the biggest day, attracting 131 players. MrPumpKing107 topped the field and beat out jjfish for a $2,347 first-place cash.
WSOP continued offering its $5K and $10K nightly events, along with WSOP Mini Fest events this week.
In the $5Ks, traffic was down slightly from 182 the previous week to 177 this week. Monday brought in the biggest field, with Ogabbay topping 183 opponents to take first and $1,382.
In the $10Ks, traffic was up just slightly, from 95 the previous week to 98. Wednesday showed the biggest turnout, with 153 runners. Shipit1991 went the distance in that event, knocking out bigstack23 for a $3,132 payday.
In the biggest buy-in Mini Fest event, the $7,500 Guarantee on Sunday, Tmullz took down a field of 76 runners, walking away with $2,166.
The $25K Sunday Major brought in 98 runners, seeing just a few more players buy-in than the previous week. Frankiepugs bested the competition and banked the $7,125 first-place prize.
888 stuck with its $1,500 nightly tournaments this week, bringing in traffic on par with the previous week, with an average of 43 players per night. Monday, Friday and Sunday all brought in 59 runners, tying for the biggest field of the week. Harrydefoxx, ColonelForbs and nas24525 held the top spot on those nights, raking in $566 each.
The Big Sunday $10K drew 43 players, three more than the previous week. When the smoke cleared, Lucky5 was the last man standing, taking out Mapz_ for $3,200.
Ultimate Poker is clearly hurting in the traffic department and lowered its nightly guarantees to $1Ks, offering them on just Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. Monday and Tuesday were the biggest days, drawing just 25 runners, with NYC85 and Luckyme winning $511 in the events.
Ultimate Poker’s new $2,500 Sunday Major saw little traffic as well, bringing in just 25 runners. GIMMEDALOOT rose to the top of that field and knocked out OohKILLemm for a $1,125 prize.
USPoker would like to thank Dennis Lopez for providing us with the stats needed for this report.