2009 WCOOP: todch takes down Event #25, $320 H.O.R.S.E.
1,180 mixed-games enthusiasts saddled up for the WCOOP's $320 buy-in H.O.R.S.E. event and enjoyed a bit of an overlay on the $400,000 guaranteed prize pool. 176 places were paid with first place set to earn $70,400. Flying the flag for Team PokerStars Pro in this event were Katja Thater, Ivan Demidov, George Danzer, Chris Moneymaker, Marcin Horecki, Barry Greenstein, Bertrand Grospellier, Jason Mercier, Juan Maceiras, Greg Raymer, Ylon Schwartz, Lex Veldhuis, Nuno Coelho, and Marcel Luske, with Victor Ramdin winning the Team Pro last-longer in 56th place. Other notable players notching cash finishes included Danny "THE__D__RY" Ryan (176th), Jon "PearlJammer" Turner (147th), WCOOP Event #2 champion Daniel "djk123" Kelly (120th), Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi (51st), and Owen "ocrowe" Crowe (46th).
Here's how the final eight stacked up as action began:
Seat 1: Aleph Omega (240,198 in chips)
Seat 2: todch (1,402,226 in chips)
Seat 3: marked aces (1,435,387 in chips)
Seat 4: $30K (660,180 in chips)
Seat 5: finsfan7 (742,550 in chips)
Seat 6: viking47 (602,682 in chips)
Seat 7: CitadelCap (496,084 in chips)
Seat 8: ROXY24 (320,693 in chips)