Weekend Review: TCOOP and titles all round

A look at all the major stories from this past weekend on PokerStars.

Weekend highlights

* A big weekend for TCOOP, with Team Online's George Jorj95 Lind III among the weekend's 15 winners
* metis669 came out best in the Sunday Million, winning $112,764 as part of a four-way deal
* ValterBr@nco did the same in the Sunday Warm-Up, collecting $82823
* The Aussie Millions got underway at the Crown Casino in Melbourne


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Round up of latest results

We'll have a full TCOOP update later (see below), but it was business as usual in the Sundays Million and Warm-Up.

In the formers metis669 of Russia emerged as the winner from a four-way deal, although his first prize of $112,764.71 was not the highest amount earned in the event. That figure was $139,126.29, going to PureRunnings of Mexico who finished in third place. Get the full story from our reporter Kristin Bihr.

There were no deals in the Warm-Up, won plainly and simply by ValterBr@nco of Brazil who collected $82,823.86 in the process. ValterBr@nco started the final table towards the bottom of the chip counts; put previous final table experience (a WCOOP final table in 2015) to good use. As David Aydt reported, the Brazilian vetoed a deal on his way to the title.

Here are those two results in full:

Sunday Million
Entrants: 5,799
Total prize pool: $1,159,800.00
Places paid: 855

1. metis669 (Russia) $112,764.71*
2. blazinchron (Canada) $129,684.17*
3. PureRunnings (Mexico) $139,126.29*
4. b2k-Snick (Ukraine) $90,640.10*
5. lio10k (Switzerland) $48,711.60
6. phenom11218 (Canada) $37,113.60
7. Ravishka (Russia) $25,515.60
8. max15183 (Germany) $14,497.50
9. FoppTheFlop (Canada) $9,046.44
* reflects the results of a four-way deal that left $20,000 in play for the winner


Sunday Warm-Up
Entrants: 2,621
Total Prize pool: $524,200.00
Places paid: 378

1. ValterBr@nco (Brazil) $82,823.86
2. airlewis (United Kingdom) $61,855.60
3. Wh0AndBeni (United Kingdom) $44,032.80
4. Danny "DannyN13" Noseworthy (Canada) $30,660.45
5. jutrack (Germany) $22,802.70
6. pm_marke (Czech Republic) $17,560.70
7. Rafael "GM_VALTER" Moraes (Brazil) $12,318.70
8. ViTaMoS (Ukraine) $7,600.90
9. Mr oO12 (Germany) $4,455.70


The weekend's top online tournament winners

With TCOOP running alongside the usual weekend Majors it was a big weekend for pay-outs, as the list below shows. Seven of the top 15 prizes came from TCOOP, among them a win for Team Online's George "Jorj95" Lind III in TCOOP-15.

EVENTWINNERCOUNTRYPRIZE MONEY
TCOOP-17: $215 NL Hold'em [Turbo, Optional Re-Entry]woody1234321Mexico $118,818.68
$215 Sunday Millionmetis669Russian Federation $112,764.71
TCOOP-16: $700 NL Hold'em [Turbo, Progressive Super-Knockout]pmahonoey22Mexico $109,486.76
TCOOP-19: $215 NL Hold'em [Hyper-Turbo, Sunday Supersonic SE]FabazUnited Kingdom $84,490.25
$215 Sunday Warm-UpValterBr@ncoBrazil $82,823.86
TCOOP-15: $215 NL Hold'em [6-Max, Hyper-Turbo]Jorj95Canada $72,113.88
TCOOP-09: $215 NL Hold'em [Turbo, Zoom, Optional Re-Entry]bagochLithuania $65,376.00
$530 Sunday 500B3t LeECanada $62,940.50
$109+R Sunday RebuyImn_7Brazil $45,138.80
TCOOP-10: $7.50+R NL Hold'em [4x-Turbo]Sh4rk309Slovenia $42,349.14
TCOOP-11: $215 NL Hold'em [Turbo, Heads-Up]PULGUITOUnited Kingdom $32,220.00
$109 Sunday KickoffVlgnasPokerVLithuania $31,888.68
$215 Sunday 2nd ChanceglissarioAustria $31,800.00
$11 Sunday StormArsenn33United Kingdom $28,563.42
$320 Saturday Super-KnockoutGratitdudeEstonia $28,097.58

Click here for a complete list of major results on PokerStars for the weekend of January 23-24, 2016.


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TCOOP latest

There were 15 TCOOP events completed over the weekend adding up to more than $4.6 million in prize money earned. Here are those results, with links to each final table report:

TCOOP-05 ($82, PL Omaha, 6-Max, Turbo, Progressive Super-Knockout)
Entrants: 1,649
Total prize pool: $123,675.00 ($61,837.50 regular prize pool; $61,837.50 bounty prize pool)

Places paid: 216

1. bokinjo (Serbia) $10,049.55 (+ $300 for 8 bounties)
2. GiBobH/L (Poland) $7,513.25 (+ $375 for 10 bounties)
3. treinen (Netherlands) $5,565.37 (+ $337.50 for 9 bounties)
4. TedyKGB88 (United Kingdom) $3,710.25 (+ $562.50 for 15 bounties)
5. LLCoolJ23 (Germany) $2,473.50 (+ $300 for 8 bounties)
6. CMoosepower (Denmark) $1,545.93 (+ $150 for 4 bounties)


TCOOP-06 ($82 NL Hold'em, 6-Max, Turbo, Shootout)
Entrants: 1,672
Total prize pool: $125,400.00
Places paid: 216

1. buzzard1881 (Canada) $17,539.45*
2. Mrcaimann (United Kingdom) $14,018.13*
3. caprioli (Brazil) $14,481.50*
4. Avi Popo (Latvia) $7,524.00
5. Knakworst93 (Netherlands) $5,016.00
6. madnutscrazy (India) $3,109.92
* Reflects the results of a three-way deal that left $2,000 in play for the winner


TCOOP-07 ($27+R NL Hold'em, Turbo)
Entrants: 4,084
Rebuys: 6,224
Add-ons: 2,590
Total prize pool: $316,645.90
Places paid: 540

1. Bruno "bruno chato" Nunes (Brazil) $49,716.02
2. Pixton154 (United Kingdom) $37,047.57
3. Gusparo (Hungary) $25,123.28
4. Gorvie (United Kingdom) $18,207.13
5. MAMOHT_T (Russia) $13,457.45
6. Ansgar2000 (Germany) $10,290.99
7. PlayinWasted (Germany) $7,124.53
8. AS Leshiy (Estonia) $4,958.07
9. TONY MONT211 (Macedonia) $2,533.16


TCOOP-08 ($82 NL Hold'em, Turbo, Big Antes, Optional Re-Entry)
Entrants: 4,080 (3,075 entries, 1,055 re-entries)
Total prize pool: $306,000
Places paid: 540

1. LuckboxStami (Finland) $48,042.00
2. IvanHaldi (Russia) $35,802.00
3. artmaxx_dk (Denmark) $25,245.00
4. HochMeista (United Kingdom) $17,595.00
5. IsseG (Sweden) $13,005.00
6. plokker292 (Netherlands) $9,945.00
7. blackaces93 (Poland) $6,885.00
8. patasss (Uruguay) $3,825.00
9. gio_pot7 (Greece) $2,448.00


TCOOP-09 ($215 NL Hold'em, Turbo, Zoom, Optional Re-Entry)
Entrants: 1,367 (676 Re-Entries)
Total prize pool: $408,600
Places paid: 270

1. Mantas "bagoch" Bagočius (Lithuania) $65,376.00
2. Joao Valli (Brazil) $49,032.00
3. Zagalo87 (Czech Republic) $36,744.00
4. kraftatze (Germany) $26,211.69
5. girafganger7 (Belgium) $18,387.00
6. hateblondies (Russia) $14,301.00
7. Econometrist (Netherlands) $10,215.00
8. DJeka[MD] (Moldova) $7,150.50
9. TANGKETAN (China) $4,086.00


TCOOP-10 ($7.50+R NL Hold'em, 4x-Turbo)
Entrants: 8,766
Rebuys: 43,967
Add-ons: 3,220
Total prize pool: $381,599.46
Places paid: 1,170

1. Sh4rK309 (Slovenia) $42,349.14*
2. dermot 67 (Ireland) $39,262.40*
3. nunovoelz (Brazil) $35,801.30*
4. mecco (Germany) $29,662.91*
5. Die Ventura (Peru) $15,263.97
6. grogros (Germany) $11,447.98
7. monoco1965 (Uruguay) $7,631.98
8. Marc.GC (Argentina) $4,388.39
9. schulze505 (Lithuania) $2,957.39
* Reflects the results of a four-way deal that left $4,000 in play for the winner


TCOOP-11 ($215 NL Hold'em, Turbo, Heads-up)
Entrants: 1,024
Prize pool: $204,800
Places paid: 128

1. PULGUITO (United Kingdom) $32,220.00*
2. NastyMinder (Switzerland) $29,220.00*
3. seboraptor (Poland) $12,288.00
4. gabrielafave (Brazil) $12,288.00
* Reflects the results of a two-way deal that left $3,000 in play for the winner


TCOOP-12 ($82 NL 2-7 Single Draw, Turbo, Optional Re-Entry)
Entrants: 649 (451 entries, 198 re-entries)
Total prize pool: $48,675.00
Places paid: 84

1. Geraldo Cesar "GeraldoCesar" Neto (Brazil) $8,283,87*
2. nikhil121 (Chile) $7,075.00*
3. Shyam "G's zee" Srinivasan (Canada) $4,354.95
4. sylby88 (Japan) $2,741.86
5. nabulon (Germany) $1,864.73
6. aabas (Lebanon) $1,426.17
7. GeoManousos (Austria) $1,074.74
* reflects the result of a heads-up deal that left $500 in play for the winner


TCOOP-13 ($33 NL Hold'em, Turbo, Saturday Speedway SE)
Entrants: 5,162
Total prize pool: $154,860
Places paid: 675

1. MikeyGG3 (Canada) $24,297.72
2. po82m (Ukraine) $18,041.19
3. TheCorridor (Germany) $12,775.95
4. Maestro_Bolt (Russia) $8,749.59
5. sorakasa (Finland) $6,581.55
6. da Ape (Germany) $5,032.95
7. MrWhitie (Austria) $3,484.35
8. allan sheik (Brazil) $1,935.75
9. 3bila (Morocco) $1,238.88


TCOOP-14 ($215, NL Omaha H/L, 6-Max, Turbo, Progressive Super-KO)
Entrants: 722
Total prize pool: $150,000.00 ($77,800.00 regular prize pool; $72,200.00 bounty prize pool)

Places paid: 96

1. KornmeisterX (Germany) $13,809.50 (+ $8,578.86 in bounties)
2. RagVoen (Belarus) $10,230.70 (+ $2,348.43 in bounties)
3. TedyKGB88 (United Kingdom) $7,780.00 (+ $1,095.31 in bounties)
4. Jonathan "Poker Own U" Bardier (Canada) $5,446.00 (+ $1,481.24 in bounties)
5. Edgy420 (Canada) $3,890.00 (+ $3,048.43 in bounties)
6. mickyb88 (United Kingdom) $2,334.00 (+ $768.75 in bounties)


TCOOP-15 ($215 NL Hold'em, 6-Max, Hyper-Turbo)
Entrants: 2,172
Total prize pool: $457,857.60
Places paid: 276

1. George "Jorj95" Lind (Canada) $72,113.88
2. tycon87 (Norway) $53,798.26
3. arman359 (Israel) $40,062.54
4. pascualpro5 (Greece) $26,326.81
5. PoluKalos (United Kingdom) $17,169.66
6. WallXP (Russia) $9,660.79


george_lind_tcoop_25jan16.jpgGeorge "Jorj95" Lind III

TCOOP-16 ($700 NLHE [Turbo, Progressive Super-Knockout])
Entrants: 2,058
Total prize pool: $1,368,570.00
Places paid: 270

1. pmahoney22 (Mexico) $109,486.76 + $35,225.68 (bounties) = $144,712.44
2. Canibus555 (Estonia) $82,114.20 + $22,242.54 (bounties) = $104,356,74
3. rounder3989 (Germany) $61,585.65 + $16,915.12 (bounties) = $78,500.77
4. FaNjkEEE (Ukraine) $43,896.88 + $19,653.69 (bounties) = $63,550.57
5. NNNXX (Netherlands) $30,792.82 + $16,996.33 (bounties) = $47,789.15
6. TedSTRETCH (Colombia) $23,949.97 + $872.81 (bounties) = $24,822.78
7. GamblingPays (United Kingdom) $17,107.12 + $6,151.20 (bounties) = $23,258.32
8. ICallYouAA (Hungary) $11,974,98 + $3,340.56 (bounties) = $15,315.54
9. Will "molswi47" Molson (Canada) $6,842.85 + $5,073.82 (bounties) = $11,916.67


TCOOP-17 ($215 NL Hold'em, Turbo, Optional Re-Entry)
Entrants: 2,987
Re-entries: 797
Total prize pool: $756,800.00
Place paid: 495

1. woody1234321 [two re-entries] (Mexico) $118,818.68
2. Iamapoopie [one re-entry] (United Kingdom) $88,545.60
3. beigale777 (Israel) $62,436.00
4. XXstardogXX [one re-entry] (Canada) $43,516.00
5. wrawras (Brazil) $32,164.00
6. iTSReTSaM (Sint Maarten (Dutch Part)) $24,596.00
7. !!f1ghtback! (Austria) $17,028.00
8. kolja31 (Germany) $9,460.00
9. suarez_BG (Bulgaria) $6,054.40


TCOOP-18 ($82 PL Omaha [6-Max, Progressive Super-Knockout])
Entrants: 2,776
Total prize pool: $208,200.00
Places paid: 360

1. NiCe1MF (Netherlands) $16,396.87 + $5,018.61 = $21,415.48
2. MissRZ (Germany) $11,971.50 + $2,545.66 = $14,517.16
3. capotinha (Brazil) $8,848.50 + $2,723.09 (bounties) = $11,571.59
4. MachineGunMK (Canada) $5,725.50 + $4,199.61 (bounties) = $9,925.11
5. Matthias "mattidm_uk" De Meulder (United Kingdom) $3,643.50 + $853.03 (bounties) = $4,496.53
6. goofy bolado (Brazil) $1,860.26 + $713.64 (bounties) = $2,573.90


TCOOP-19 ($215 NL Hold'em, Hyper-Turbo, Sunday Supersonic SE)
Entrants: 2,505
Total prize pool: $528,054
Places paid: 324

1. Ben "Fabaz" Farrell (United Kingdom) $84,490.25
2. Oscar "MendaLerenda" Serradell (United Kingdom) $63,234.46
3. NutsedAllTim (Switzerland) $44,884.59
4. vladko425 (Slovakia) $31,683.24
5. Artem "Artem205" Metalidi (Ukraine) $23,762.43
6. 1mDonuts (Malta) $18,217.86
7. bRe3za (Germany) $12,937.32
8. styy3e (Switzerland) $7,656.78
9. Rocco "Sephirot88" Palumbo (Slovenia) $4,752.48


There are four more events taking place today, with a combined guarantee of $375,000. They are:

TCOOP-20: $82+R PL 5 Card Omaha (6-max) $50K GTD - 08:00 ET
TCOOP-21: $27 NL Hold'em (4-max, Zoom, Prog Super-KO) $100K GTD - 10:00 ET
TCOOP-22: $82 FL Omaha H/L (8-max) $25K GTD - 12:00 ET
TCOOP-23: $215 NL Hold'em (6-max, hyper-turbo, 10-stack) $200K GTD - 14:00 ET

For details of these events, as well as results and the full schedule for this year's championship, check out the TCOOP homepage. You'll also find details of the TCOOP Player of the Year contest, with the top ten currently looking like this:

PLACEUSER IDCOUNTRYPOINTS
1KornmeisterXGermany190
2TedyKGB88United Kingdom165
3ouchbadbeatUnited Kingdom145
4GeraldoCesarBrazil140
4homasapiensPoland140
6bagochLithuania135
6ugritalyAustralia135
8deepbluerCanada130
9CMoosepowerDenmark125
9G's zeeCanada125
9hneves182Brazil125
9maggess88Netherlands125
9RagVoenBelarus125

Aussie Millions

While there's plenty to keep track of online, the live tournament world is in full swing, this time at the Aussie Millions in Melbourne. It's one of the flagship events of the southern hemisphere, never failing to send a few stories back north. The PokerStars Blog has it's reporting team down under, with live updates through to the end of the festival. Read all the latest reports here.


crown-casino-flames_25jan16.jpgThe Crown Casino

That's all from the weekend as we look forward to a great week of action, both live and online. As always send your questions and comments to us on Twitter: @PokerStarsBlog.


Stephen Bartley is a staff writer for the PokerStars Blog.

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