WCOOP 2015: All done bar the Main Event shouting
We're into Day 25 of WCOOP 2015, the last day of play in WCOOP 2015.
--The Main Event reaches its final table with Alexander "joiso" Kostritsyn the current chip leader.
--The 8-Game Championship was won by krakukra, with Shaun Deeb's sixth place putting him top of the leader board.
--Caesar 425 wins Event #67.
WCOOP Main Event update
Here it is, the line up of the Main Event final table, with more than $1.7 million to the winner.
Alexander "joiso" Kostritsyn (Russia) 19,815,627
AlwaysiNduCe (Poland) 18,662,305
K.T.A.-1985 (Czech Republic) 17,782,920
Ravic85 (Russia) 11,153,871
Nolet20 (Canada) 10,786,197
beertjes79 (Belgium) 8,237,109
bindernutnut (Canada) 5,118,148
Mr.Kingball (Ireland) 4,489,437
Coenaldinho7 (Belgium) 3,703,986
We'll have a full final table report on the PokerStars Blog shortly after things wrap up tonight.
Round up of latest results
The banners hang forlornly, empty champagne glasses lay abandoned on trestle tables, and celebratory balloons litter the ballroom floor. WCOOP may now be coming to an end for another year, but we still have the consolation of one more day of action, with the Main Event concluding later today.
It's been a long Championship, with 70 events and more than $66 million in prize money, more than any other WCOOP in history. Today's final; should provide the send-off it deserves.
There were two events to conclude yesterday though. In Event #67 Caesar325 won a first bracelet and a first prize of $227,384.96 in the NLH 8-max Sunday Warm-Up special edition. Read Jason Kirk's report of that one here. Then came the 8-Game Championship. As Martin Harris reported, krakukra went on to win it, but it was perhaps more significant for the result posted by Shaun Deeb His sixth place was enough to put him top of the WCOOP Player of the Series leader board.
Click through the links below for full reports.
Event #67: $215 NL Hold'em (8-Max, Optional Re-Entry, Sunday Warm-Up SE)
Entrants: 8,872 (6,529 entries, 2,343 re-entries)
Prize pool: $1,774,000
Places paid: 1,120
1. Caesar325 (United Kingdom) $227,384.96*
2. girafganger7 (Belgium) $217,000*
3. pokerjamers (Mexico) $141,952
4. ienutz (Romania) $106,464
5. suarez_BG (Bulgaria) $70,976
6. vladsilver (Russia) $35,488
7. npomocc (Moldova) $17,744
8. Vakio¤Ässä (Finland) $10,646.40
* denotes results of a heads-up deal
Event #68: $10,300 8-Game Championship
Prize pool: $910,00 0
Places paid: 12
1. krakukra (Russia) $214,050.00*
2. Frederik "Fred_Brink" Jensen (Denmark) $200,000*
3. Andrew "ClockWyze" Pantling (Canada) $127,400.00
4. Mike "goleafsgoeh" Leah (Canada) $86,450.00
5. Brian "aba20" Townsend (Canada) $63,700.00
6. Shaun "shaundeeb" Deeb (Mexico) $47,775.00
* denotes a two-way deal leaving $14,050.00 for the winner
For all the WCOOP 2015 results so far, check out our aptly named WCOOP results page, which also has links to all final table reports.
Coming up today
All that's left to play is the WCOOP Main Event final table. Nine players left, playing down to a winner, with play set to restart at 14.30 ET.
Barring any terrible oversight on our part (and hey, it's happened before) we make Shaun Deeb the Player of the Series for WCOOP 2015. None of those in the Main Event are with reach of Deeb, who scored 18 cash finishes, reached three final tables and won one.
Find all the leader board details right here
Tweet of the day
Ben Warringtom (@Benwa1) making the most of what's left of WCOOP 2015.
Image of the day
It's not much to look at now, but give it a few hours...
Stats of the Championship
--There have now been a total of 557 WCOOP bracelets won.
--There have been more than a million all time entries, with more than $513 million in prize money.
--There were 109,904 entries for 2015. That's 26,594 unique players from 122 countries.
There are no more events to play, but you can still find all the details about the Championship on the WCOOP homepage.
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Stephen Bartley is a staff writer for the PokerStars Blog.