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: 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

SCOOP 2017: B1GL1P$$$ earns $191K after heads-up deal with bagoch in Event #

The importance of the bounties in knockout tournaments usually recedes once the final table rolls around and the big prizes are on the line. But if one player can dominate the late game, especially in a Progressive KO format like the one at play tonight, the extra prize money can...more

by Jason Kirk on May 20, 2017 1:01 AM

SCOOP 2017: Arne "juarnes" Coulier can't be cooled, wins Event #43-H ($530 N

It's getting to that point in the Spring Championship of Online Poker -- when more than 100 events have completed and the final weekend looms -- that the SCOOP stars are really starting to emerge. Among the ones cashing over and again and making multiple deep runs has been Arne "...more

by Martin Harris on May 19, 2017 6:23 PM

SCOOP 2017: Antonio7 zooms past all in Event #48-H win ($1,050 5-Card NLO8,

Similar to dropping by a Ben & Jerry's ice cream parlor, there are a number of flavors to taste while roaming through the Spring Championship of Online Poker tournament series. Much like tasting everything from basic vanilla to Chocolate Cherry Garcia and Truffle Kerfuffle, a pla...more

by David Aydt on May 19, 2017 5:53 PM

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