World Cup of Poker IX

Russia wins World Cup of Poker IX!

Captained by Team PokerStars Pro Ivan Demidov, Russia was crowned World Cup of Poker Champions at the Live Final at Atlantis in The Bahamas. After two days of intense action at the 2013 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, Team Russia lifted the trophy as well as scooping $90,000 in prize money ($22,500 per player). Germany finished in runner-up spot and Tajikistan took a hard-earned third place.

WCP IX Final Standings

Place Country Team Members Prize
1 Russia Captain: Ivan Demidov, Maksim Arkadievich Tiurin, Ismail Erkenov, Dmitriy Kulikov, Anton Yakuba $90,000
2 Germany Captain: Jan Heitmann, Michael Forster, Pascal Hartmann, Matthias Frost, Stefan Ludwig $65,000
3 Tajikistan Captain: Maksimov Andrey Dmitrievich, Akamal Sultanov, Shamshod Niyatbekov, Parvin Majidov, Firuz Khasanov $45,000
4 Bulgaria Captain: Svetoslav Yordanov, Stoyan Danailov, Tonyu Tonev, Velizar Yordanov, Mihail Stoykov $25,000
5 Belgium Captain: Christophe De Meulder, Leandro Gaone, Quentin Dellis, Kevin Callebaut, Philippe Daemen $25,000
6 Canada Captain: Adrienne Rowsome, Robert Hordejuk, Justin Makey, Bradley Marsh, Schindler John $15,000
7 Japan Captain: Naoya Kihara, Ippei Nishiyama, Yoshihiko Kanno, Susumu Toge, Nobuyuki Tanaka $10,000
8 Brazil Captain: Andre Akkari, Tiago Cecilio Marquezini, Pablo Brito SIlva, Victor Cativo Andreoletti, Douglas Ferreira Souza $7,500
9 France Captain: Julien Brecard, Hugo Roger, Jerome Arnoux, Matthieu Holveck, Fablen Flahalit $5,000

Catch up on all the action via the PokerStars Blog, with event reports direct from the tournament floor. And stay in touch for details of World Cup of Poker X, which will be announced here soon.

Roll of Honor

  • World Cup of Poker IX: Team Russia
  • World Cup of Poker VIII: Team Peru
  • World Cup of Poker VII: Team Italy
  • World Cup of Poker VI: Team Chinese Taipei
  • World Cup of Poker V: Team Germany
  • World Cup of Poker IV: Team USA
  • World Cup of Poker III: Team Poland
  • World Cup of Poker II: Team Costa Rica
  • World Cup of Poker I: Team Costa Rica

Contact if you have any questions about the World Cup of Poker and how to qualify for your country.

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