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As we approach the one-year anniversary of online poker’s Black Friday, it is worth noting just how strong online tournaments are today. While the US government effectively shut out their citizens from playing online, the rest of the world has certainly picked up the slack. Tournaments on sites like PokerStars, iPoker, and Bwin are still going strong, with six and seven-figure prize pools the norm. PokerStars continues to lead the online poker world; however, there are still many options for those looking to play on a handful of sites.

This past weekend proved as much, as Party Poker, iPoker, and Bwin all had majors with prize pools at the quarter-million dollar mark.  These tournaments should only get stronger as we enter the summer months full of tournaments series and WSOP qualifying.  As such, the online poker world will begin to gain even more traffic as players hope to earn seats in events like the 2012 SCOOP, or even packages to the 2012 World Series of Poker. Be on the look-out for satellite systems that provide nice overlay for these bigger events. If you play your cards right, you could qualify quite cheaply for multi-million dollar events.  For now, there aren’t any major series, just the standard Sunday major tournaments. Below are results from the six biggest events of the past weekend:

Party Poker Sunday $200k Guaranteed
1,276 Entrants; $255,200 prize pool

1. DanSik123 $53,592
2. Spewtardish $30,624
3. Poversohler $18,502
4. unstoffable $14,674
5. code_version $12,122
6. LMonte25 $9,570
7. push_me_dura $7,273
8. muha84 $4,848
9. SEEDEEZNUTZ1 $3,700
10. mindfreaking $2,552

iPoker Sunday $200k Guaranteed
1,041 Entrants; $208,200 prize pool

1. SteNfrisk123 $35,394
2. ORR $26,025
3. ravenjetbyrne $19,758
4. 1mpud1cus $14,157
5. kkkoy $10,305
6. bergerooo $8,223
7. aajjhh $6,141
8. hownorez $4,059
9. Pescecana $2,248
10. ignasuso $1,832

Bwin Sunday $250k Guaranteed
1,305 Entrants; $250,000 prize pool

1. U R Donkey $39,214
2. AnaBar_x $26,755
3. Raz_23 $19,402
4. MrValue22 $14,296
5. billkits $10,569
6. QuietGoneGin $7,842
7. Sahar55 $6,331
8. YoungWall $4,942
9. nitforlife $3,849
10. takisxa $3,022

PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up $500k Guaranteed
3,297 Entrants; $659,400 prize pool
*5-way chop

1. Palmero92 $72,989
2. jerry ping $56,110
3. leopeluca $53,958
4. BWFCLEE $66,600
5. Xplogo $51,358
6. eom2000 $21,430
7. Tomascibak $14,836
8. wpr101 $8,242
9. Kingoooo $5,275

PokerStars Sunday Million Guaranteed
8,225 Entrants; $1,645,000 prize pool
*6-way chop

1. Guesty001 $123,196
2. Aftret $118,484
3. janfryed $151,739
4. lollasen $110,159
5. 1_conor_b_1 $129,874
6. tilt21sted $115,678
7. QUINN520 $32,900
8. CrissD6713 $18,917
9. molik44 $12,748

PokerStars Sunday500 $300k Guaranteed
917 Entrants; $458,500 prize pool
*3-way chop

1. zitinio $70,022
2. micide $58,526
3. AKBigFish $56,822
4. Mik3ma $33,012
5. 10IsTheYear $22,925
6. H.Oussal $18,340
7. PokerNoob999 $13,755
8. bullstopper $9,170
9. pyszalek $5,502