WCOOP 2017: Power2prut wins Sunday Million to headline Day 16
Four more winners for the headlines today as WCOOP nudges towards that point where you think "I haven't won one yet... I'd better get a move on."
The headlines for Tuesday
There were wins for Spacey-space, Thiago Wks., power2prut and Zagalo87 since yesterday, the biggest being the special edition Sunday Million won by power2prut who collected a sizable first prize of $373,744 some ten years after winning a previous Sunday Million.
To read that story, and others from Day 16, click through the links below.
Box scores from Day 1
WCOOP-48-H: $215 NLHE (8-Max, Sunday Kickoff Special Edition)
Prize pool: $534,400
Places paid: 319
1. Spacey-Space (Ukraine) $71,802.82*
2. Pascal "Päffchen" Hartmann (Austria) $62,240.96*
3. RUS)Timur (Russia) $39,765.34
4. svman89 (Hungary) $28,346.07
5. Miguel "Gandalf MR" Riera (United Kingdom) $20,206.09
6. CrAcky_Marty (Canada) $14,403.57
7. Aliaksei "ale6ka" Boika (Belarus) $10,267.37
8. Bo$$ D4wg (Jamaica) $7,318.98
* Denotes two-way deal
WCOOP-49-H: $215 No Limit Hold'em [Progressive KO, Sunday Warm-Up SE]
Prize pool: $1,231,200 ($615,600 regular, $615,600 bounty)
Places paid: 755
1. Thiago Wks. (Brazil) $87,487.13 + $47,454.25 in bounties
2. Sw33ney (United Kingdom) $61,860.28 + $11,078.78
3. alexxt7 (Romania) $43,741.82 + $2,256.25
4. blue1084 (Canada) $30,930.20 + $9,249.01
5. poly101010 (F.Y.R.O.M.) $21,870.97 + $7,825.02
6. cocojamb0 (Bulgaria) $15,465.16 + $11,124.01
7. [Ro]Cristy (Romania) $10,935.57 + $980.47
8. Joseph Dir (Venezuela) $7,732.61 + $4,866.77
9. stvorka (Slovakia) $5,467.75 + $761.72
WCOOP-50-H: $2,100 NLHE [Sunday Million SE]
Prize pool: $2,472,000
Place paid: 161
1. power2prut (United Kingdom) $373,744.14*
2. MASUR0N1KE (Slovakia) $292,500.00*
3. XMorphineX (Belgium) $203,439.42
4. Picasso25 (Germany) $147,690.62
5. EdenR (United Kingdom) $107,218.55
6. LoneHixx (Mexico) $77,837.10
7. germaxi (Argentina) $56,507.20
8. ragAAAila19 (Romania) $41,022.34
9. molda79 (Canada) $29,790.92
*Denotes a two-way deal.
WCOOP-51-H: $25,000 PLO [6-Max, High Roller]
Entries: 71 (52 entries, 17 re-entries)
Prize pool: $1,741,275
Places paid: 9
1. Zagalo87 (Slovakia) $419,038.62*
2. Venividi1993 (Malta) $325,649.51*
3. Ravenswood13 (Malta) $339,240.95*
4. MITS 304 (F.Y.R.O.M.)$196,312.38
5. XD89lol<3 (Finland) $146,746.82
6. Jens 'Fresh_oO_D' Lakemeier (Germany) $109,695.62
7. Ludovic 'ludovi333' Geilich (U.K.) $81,999.42
* Denotes a deal among the final three
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Current leader board standings
PSMozak remains at the top of the leader board, some 50 points ahead of second placed ImluckNuts. MITS 304 moves into third place.
Don't forget you can check out the leader board in full on the WCOOP homepage.
Coming up on (day)
Four more events start today the biggest of which being the special edition Super Tuesday, with a $1.25million guarantee. For the record there's also a Courchevel Hi/Lo event, which you've surely all been waiting for.
Meanwhile three events conclude.
WCOOP-55: $215 NLHE [8-Max, Win the Button], $200K Gtd
WCOOP-56: $530 NL Courchevel Hi/Lo [6-Max], $100K Gtd
WCOOP-57: $2,100 NLHE [Super Tuesday SE], $1.25M Gtd
WCOOP-58: $2,100 HORSE, $200K Gtd
WCOOP-52-H $1,050 Razz, $125K Gtd
Down to a last 13 in the Razz event, led by L1TE-BR1TE of Canada. They have more than twice the chip of the next player with more than $38,000 for first place. Play restarts at 3:30pm (10:30am ET).
WCOOP-53-H $530 NLHE, $500K Gtd
L1TE-BR1TE is also still in the running in the big event of the day, currently fourth, with countryman APD0290 currently leading. There are 133 players left who return at 6:30pm (1:30pm ET) with a first prise of $130,000 awaiting the winner.
WCOOP-54-H $215 NLHE [6-Max, Progressive KO], $250K Gtd
Some 77 players of the original field of 2,678 return for this one at 9pm (4pm ET). Olsi260 of Greece leads with nearly $40,000 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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