Americas Cardroom’s Million Dollar Sunday Cracks $1,000,000 Guarantee, Breaks Records.

Million Dollar Sunday RECORD! San Jose, Costa Rica – April 25, 2016 – What a difference a year makes. After overlaying several $1 million guarantees in 2015, Americas Cardroom’s latest incarnation of its Million Dollar Sunday shattered records and expectations. Sunday night’s $1 million guaranteed poker tournament saw 2,118 entries fuel the prize pool to $1,059,000. It was the biggest prize pool in Americas Cardroom’s history.

“We’ve been saying that poker in America is officially back, but this absolutely changes everything,” stated Michael Harris, spokesperson for Americas Cardroom. “Our $1 million guaranteed tournament was our biggest yet. Yes, we’re thrilled to have not overlaid, but this isn’t about money. It’s about watching our community grow to easily support such a big tourney. Exciting things are ahead.”

The Million Dollar Sunday, which featured a field of 2,118, was dominated by online poker player OIDA!!!, who earned the first place prize of $211,800. With $200,000 guaranteed for the winner, the first place prize was above and beyond any previous Million Dollar Sunday payout.

In second place was DrunkSkunk86, who earned $115,961. Following closely in third place was Whoareya1, who earned $77,095 in the tournament that lasted over 13 hours.

The final table featured some familiar faces, including 1234JE, who dominated The Cage back in December for nearly $8,000. His 6th place finish in the Million Dollar Sunday earned him another $32,723.

While the next installment of the Million Dollar Sunday has yet to be announced, players don’t have to wait long for a tournament with a large guarantee. Every weekend, Americas Cardroom hosts the $115,000 GTD Sunday Special. The tournament often sees final prize pools beyond what is guaranteed, but with a renewed appetite for larger-than-life poker tournaments, this Sunday’s version could be record breaking.

More details on the Sunday Special tournament and all other Americas Cardroom promotions

About Americas Cardroom:
Americas Cardroom joined the Winning Poker Network in 2011. The Winning Poker Network has one of the longest and trusted online names in the industry and has been in existence since 2001. Americas Cardroom accepts players from most of the US market and the rest of the world. Rated first place for payment processing and cashout reliability repeatedly in 2012 and 2013, Americas Cardroom offers outstanding customer service and a friendly environment for all poker players around the world.

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