It seems that the winner of Sunday Million that took place September 30th will not be collecting his winnings anytime soon. The money was distributed by PokerStars among others who played with him and they all have received emails explaining why.
As the final table was reached “lftgjc”, who has had little success so far, mostly playing $5, suddenly was showing excellent form. According to observers he played like no one at small stakes should.
This alone was quite surprising according to peers, who were not expecting this level from an unknown player.
As the three-way deal with IrEgption and Alin76poker was made, the soon-to-be winner negotiated his share as he has had some experience with such deals.
He seemed sure of his advantage and negotiated aggressively, which was surprising as someone so inexperienced should have been more delicate in these matters.
Some said that it looked like a staked player was not making decisions on his own, but with the help of someone else, characterised by much more skills.
Of course no one was able to prove it, but PokerStars apparently has found a proof of so called “ghosting” (supporting a weaker player from the shadows in order to deceive opponents). Patrik “IrEgption” Tardif tweeted a screenshot of the message he received fro...
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