SCOOP 2017: madalin takes no prisoners in Low-Main ($109 NLHE, Main Event)

One billion, one hundred and sixty-five million, eight-hundred thousand.That's the number of chips the winner of the SCOOP-55-L: $109 NLHE, Main Event ended up with.It sounds funnier, and more unbelievable when you say it out loud. And what's even crazier is that one person, and ...more

by Dan Jones on May 23, 2017 12:20 PM

Daily SCOOP Day 16: Harrison Gimbel leads Main Event final nine, TWO more days of SCOOP. The Main Event is finishing up, and PokerStars is making good one some missed opportunities. For more, read below... DAY16The headlinesIt looks like another day when PokerStars is going to make a millionaire, and right now, onetime PokerSt...more

by Brad Willis on May 23, 2017 5:49 AM

SCOOP 2017: no compromise as compris wins $320K and Event #54-H ($2,100 NLHE

If three-handed play was Bacardi 151 mixed with a Fireball shot at Hakkasan in Vegas, the heads-up match was a relaxing 20 year single-malt scotch, enjoyed on a deck at a lakeside cabin with only the occasional loon warbling in the background. The Spring Championship of Online Po...more

by David Aydt on May 22, 2017 5:17 PM

Daily SCOOP Day 15: Jordan 'JWPRODIGY' Westmorland leads Main Event

After the biggest day in online poker history, PokerStars is about to make more millionaires as the Spring Championship of Online Poker nears its end. But it's not over yet! Read more below... Day15The headlinesAs you might have heard, PokerStars was guaranteeing at least $28 mil...more

by Brad Willis on May 22, 2017 4:31 AM

SCOOP 2017: Talibaf triumphs over Wong and Mandavia to take title ($530 PLO,

As we approach the end of SCOOP, I can honestly say I've fallen in love with PLO. 

As I explained in the write-up of SCOOP Event #11-H ($530+R) last week, as a NLHE only kind of guy, I've been well and truly won over by the game. It's up's and downs, it's suspense, the swings, ...more

by Dan Jones on May 22, 2017 12:11 AM

SCOOP 2017: Tagomaga survives marathon saga in Win the Button (Event #50-H $

Win the Button. Save the universe. Okay, maybe the stakes are slightly exaggerated. Win the Button will not save Earth from an invading armada of galactic ships, helmed by hostile Reptilian shapeshifters. But in the meantime, Win the Button is fun in an Alexander Pope "trivial pu...more

by Pauly McGuire on May 21, 2017 5:40 PM

SCOOP 2017: andyafc#1 is number one in Event #49-H ($2,100 NLHE 6-Max)

On a lot of days a $2,100 buy-in, six-handed no-limit hold'em tournament with a $500K guarantee would be the main story in online poker, easy. Of course on this special Sunday on PokerStars, the conclusion of Event #49-H of the Spring Championship of Online Poker is just one of s...more

by Martin Harris on May 21, 2017 5:25 PM

SCOOP 2017: generdir flips for joy after winning Event #51-H ($2,100 NLO8, 6

Coming into a game like the Spring Championship of Online Poker's Event #51-H No Limit Omaha Hi/Lo it would be best to pack adequate provisions. Not the standard sugar-infused caffeine bomb wrapped in aluminum or soothing classical music in the background, but rather enough buy-i...more

by David Aydt on May 21, 2017 3:15 PM

SCOOP 2017: Nicolas 'chilenocl' Yunis wins second SCOOP title with Shootout

Welcome to the Shootout at the Fantasy Factory. A simple game of deception and disruption. Six players entered the Hexagon. Equal stacks, equal footing. Only one player was left standing.Half of the final table in the 6-Max Shootout were bona fide champions and had captured the g...more

by Pauly McGuire on May 20, 2017 3:41 PM

SCOOP 2017: ross_654 is boss with crushing win in Event #46-H ($1,050 NL Reb

Kicking it old school. PokerStars fired up the wayback machine for SCOOP Event #46-H with a classic re-buy/add-on event. These card-slinging combatants were vying for a $99K first-place prize.Sami 'Lrslzk' Kelopuro made another SCOOP final table, but his quest for another crown f...more

by Pauly McGuire on May 20, 2017 12:15 PM

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