WCOOP 2017: 17 days played, six days remain
Five more days after today left in WCOOP before the Main Event this weekend. Check out the latest winners.
The headlines for Wednesday
Three more winners, arguably the most notable being L1TE-BR1TE of Canada, who won Event 52 having led overnight and never having really given up the lead for an impressive finish - and a first prize of nearly $35,000.
DeuceofDuc0 won the biggest payout of the day in Event 53, while THE ONLY SON of Brazil took down Event 54, and a big chunk of bounties along the way.
Check out the details of each of these results by clicking the links below.
Box scores from Day 17
WCOOP-52-H: $1,050 Razz
Entries: 177 (123 entries, 54 re-entries)
Prize pool: $177,000
Places paid: 24
1. L1TE-BR1TE (Canada) $34,944.19*
2. fNx_R (Ukraine) $30,968.31*
3. aDrENalin710 (Russia) $21,240.00
4. Christian "CMoosepower" Elgstrøm (Denmark) $15,045.00
5. Jaime "jle90" Lezama (Mexico) $9,735.00
6. Trabelsi (Finland) $7,965.00
7. WTFOMFGOAO (Russia) $6,195.00
8. Zelja22 (Croatia) $4,867.50
* Denotes two-way deal
WCOOP-53-H: $530 NLHE
Prize pool: $864,500
Place paid: 215
1. DeuceofDuc0 (Netherlands) $119.587.54*
2. GM_VALTER (Brazil) $105,119.20*
3. SELOUAN1991 (Brazil) $67,258.79
4. KKsuckAA (Czech Republic) $48,215.15
5. PLF111 (Brazil) $34,563.48
6. Il-Giuglia (Malta) $24,777.17
7. ImDaNuts (Costa Rica) $17,761.75
8. IgorKarkarof (Denmark) $12,732.70
9. PVACC444 (Canada) $9,127.56
*Denotes a two-way deal.
WCOOP-54-H: $215 NLHE [6-Max, Progressive KO]
Prize pool: $535,600 (Regular prize pool: $267,800, Bounty prize pool: $267,800)
Places paid: 323
1. THE ONLY SON (Brazil) $39,161.94 + $18,814.71 in bounties
2. Dowgh-Santos (Brazil) $27,285.82 + $1,601.57
3. Gustavo 'PIUlimeira' Ferreira (Brazil) $19,012.00 + $10,99446
4. B1GL1P$$$ (Malta) $13,247.02 + $1,046.88
5. blazinchron (Canada) $9,230.15 + $5,350.88
6. Hans-jörg029 (Austria) $6,431.32 + $3,850.01
7. G0DplzH3lpMe (Malta) $4,481.15 + $6,001.46
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Current leader board standings
PSMozak still leads, up to 615 points, still some 40 points clear of second place ImluckNuts who also shows no sign of flagging. Mike "goleafsgoeh" Leah moves back into third place.
Don't forget you can check out the leader board in full on the WCOOP homepage.
Coming up on (day)
There are five new events starting today while four others play to a winner, including the special edition Super Tuesday. There are now just six more days of WCOOP events left to play.
WCOOP-59: $530 NLHE [6-Max, Progressive KO], $400K Gtd
WCOOP-60: $2,100 FL Triple Draw 2-7, $150K Gtd
WCOOP-61: $2,100 NLHE [Heads-Up], $250K Gtd
WCOOP-62: $530 PLO8 [8-Max], $150K Gtd
WCOOP-63: $215 NLHE, $250K Gtd
WCOOP-55-H $215 NLHE [8-Max, Win the Button], $200K Gtd
There are 37 players returning to win the button at 3:30pm (10:30am ET). They're led by Giant_Santos of Brazil, whose lead right now is the sizeable kind. There's $45,000 awaiting the winner.
WCOOP-56-H $530 NL Courchevel Hi/Lo [6-Max], $100K Gtd
Just eight remain to play down to a winner at 5pm today (12 noon ET). They're led by onmybicycle of the Netherlands who has a big lead over the remaining players. They're playing for a first prize of more than $28,000.
WCOOP-57-H $2,100 NLHE [Super Tuesday SE], $1.25M Gtd
Plenty of play left in the Super Tuesday, led by Sanderssi. Some 64 players are still in the running for what is a first prize of more than $250,000 when play restarts at 7pm (2pm ET).
WCOOP-58-H $2,100 HORSE, $200K Gtd
An all start field returns at 8pm (3pm ET) to play to a winner in this one. First prize is worth more than $60,000 with calvin7v in top spot right now.
You can find details of each of these events on the WCOOP homepage as well as details on how to play and/or win your seat to every WCOOP Main Event.
Satellite qualifiers flocking: In case you hadn't noticed WCOOP is edging close to its finale, and the Main Event which begins this weekend. As we wrote yesterday, it looks set to be one of the richest WCOOP Main Events, as more and more players find a way to play it. Read more here.
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