Barbara Akemi’s victory in last week’s PokerStars Sunday Million was historic and she’s still enjoying it. The pro made history as the first Brazilian woman to win the event. But the positive momentum paid off with victory at Santa Catarina and Acme showed on Sunday that she’s hungry for more.
Cardroom regular ‘baakemi’, who goes by the pseudonym ‘baakemi’, is hoping to successfully defend his title in this week’s Sunday Million. Barbara once again made it to the final day after competing against 10,716 other entrants. Her stack stands at 4,743,944, with 82 players still in play (23 big blinds).
Also, Pedro Padilha and Rodrigo Seiji have reached the final table of the Mega Millions High Roller event.
Twenty Brazilian players advanced, with one Ismael Junior (“incjr”) holding the largest stack at 22,465,032. Top players include “k9 Romeo” (12,905,254), “anao19” (Guilherme Schreiber), “gkamei09” (Gustavo Kamei), “peterwhooo” (Pedro Correa), “Pessagno” (Caio Pessagno), “rportaleoni” (3,768,506). ) and “gkamei09” (8,572,890). (1,910,910).
The Sunday Million jackpot is up to $55,719, based on what the winner receives after the bonus. The 82 participants who make the cut will receive a guaranteed deposit of at least $391. Play continues on Monday, June 6 at 3:05pm with blinds set at 100,000/200,000.