WCOOP 2017: All the news from Day 2 of the Championship
The first results of WCOOP 2017 came last night with the conclusion of the first four event, the biggest of which being the special edition Sunday Million, won by KumariOy. That means one player tops the leader board as the Championship gets up to speed.
The headlines from the day in WCOOP
The biggest winner of the day was KumariOy who won the special edition Sunday Million for a first prize of $310,289. That came against the likes of a Bull 67, his heads-up opponent, and Bryn Kenney, who finished fourth.
Elsewhere there were wins for Carpediem2000 in WCOOP-01 and serevsini, who picked up a first prize of $106,262, plus $81,292 in bounties in the special edition Sunday Warm-Up. A win for WeakyLeeks concluded the opening day results.
Box scores from Day 2
WCOOP-01-H: $215 NLHE [Sunday Kickoff SE]
Prize pool: $806,800
Place paid: 503
1. Carpediem2000 (UK) $115,278
2. BBlackkk (Ukraine) $81,512.21
3. -shameLi- (Switzerland) $57,637.79
4. n1ksis (Bulgaria) $40,756.06
5. AS Leshiy (Estonia) $28,818.89
6. ImluckNuts (Russia) $20,377.99
7. bizik1993 (Belarus) $14,409.36
8. HogWoo (China) $10,188.91
9. bettoBR (Brazil) $7,204.64
WCOOP-02-H: $530 No-Limit Hold'em [6-Max, Progressive KO, Sunday Warm-Up SE]
Prize pool: $1,471,500 ($735,750 regular prize pool, $735,750 bounty prize pool)
Places paid: 371
1. serevsini (Czech Republic) $106,262.93 + $81,292.66 in bounties
2. Hoelle1 (Austria) $74,039.77 + $14,207 in bounties
3. w4lrusk4ne (Belgium) $51,588.80 + $11,832.01 in bounties
4. smir9david (Germany) $35,945.65 + $6,441.41 in bounties
5. nikautiashvi (Georgia) $25,045.88 + $8,761.72 in bounties
6. glu77ps (Romania) $17,451.25 + $9,279.29 in bounties
7. Pendall (Russia) $12,159.51 + $2,640.62 in bounties
WCOOP-03-H: $1,050 NLHE [Sunday Million SE]
Prize pool: $2,074,000
Place paid: 251
1. KumariOy (Russia) $310,289.83
2. a Bull 67 (Denmark) $219,407.42
3. M Cunha G (Brazil) $155,144.53
4. Bryn "BrynKenney" Kenney (Mexico) $109,703.81
5. NEWFlat (Russia) $77,572.57
6. terror777727 (Bulgaria) $54,852.11
7. JúlioFantin (Brazil) $38,786.49
8. ShootTheSky (UK) $27,426.16
9. pochi (Costa Rica) $19,393.14
WCOOP-04-H: $530 No-Limit Omaha Hi/Lo [8-Max]
Entries: 501 (335 entries, 166 re-entries)
Prize pool: $250,500
Places paid: 63
1. WeakyLeeks (United Kingdom) $62,354.87
2. Richard "raconteur" Gryko (United Kingdom) $44,448.44
3. Dorination (Hungary) $31,684.34
4. Juicy_J_93 (Canada) $22,585.70
5. bob43155 (Mexico) $16,099.86
6. L.V.K.777 (Russia) $11,476.53
7. UnempIoyed (Hungary) $8,180.85
8. Naoya "nkeyno" Kihara (Japan) $5,831.58
9. João Mathias "joaoMathias" Baumgarten (Brazil) $4,156.97
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Current leader board standings
Four winners mean four leaders in the Player of the Series contest.
Don't forget you can check out the leader board in full on the WCOOP homepage.
Coming up on Tuesday
Three more events begin today while three more conclude. There are 22 days remaining in WCOOP 2017.
WCOOP-08: $215+R NLHE, $300K Gtd
WCOOP-09: $530 NLHE [Half Price Super Tuesday], $1M Gtd
WCOOP-10: $1,050 Stud Hi/Lo, $150K Gtd
WCOOP-05-H $215 PLO [6-Max]
Down to 24 from 1,165 and it's *FlipMyJinx* of Denmark who holds the chip lead. There's $37,000 up top when this one restarts at 3:30pm (10:30 ET).
WCOOP-06-H $1,050 NLHE [Progressive KO]
Mican_ludi leads the last 77 players with nearly $100,000 available for first place, not to mention bounties. Others in contention include stalwarts Lena900 and veeea who will pick things up when play restarts at 6pm (1pm ET).
WCOOP-07-H $530 NLHE [8-Max]
They're down to 51 players in this one, led by MECMAR_I of Romania. Play restarts at 8:30pm (3:30pm ET) with nearly $94,000 for first place.
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.
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