It was a hectic summer in the world of PokerStars, with WCOOP dominating the schedule for nearly four weeks, and several new arrivals to Team Pro. Prove how well you were paying attention with a bumper new poker quiz.
#1. Who won the WCOOP Player of the Series award, which came with a $25,000 cash prize and exclusive trophy?
It was the Super High Roller regular Talal “raidalot” Shakerchi, who won three WCOOP events and made several more final tables, earning the coveted Player of the Series award. Shakerchi’s success was one of our five WCOOP highlights.
#2. What did Dutch player "Fisherman FV" do during WCOOP that had not previously been achieved through the first 19 years of WCOOP?
Proof of a remarkable double
The fisherman reeled in two titles on the same night, for the first time ever. We spoke to him about it. (Note: Yuri “theNERDguy” Martins pulled off the same feat a few days later.)
#3. Sweden's “festen x” won the "medium" Main Event during WCOOP, and $549K. What is he doing that no previous champion has done before?
In an exclusive interview, “festen x” revealed that he intends to tell nobody about his win for an entire year, then surprise them on the anniversary of the success.
#4. Before the 2021 series, how many WCOOP titles had Chris "Moorman1" Moorman won?
As incredible as it sounds, Moorman — indisputably one of the best online tournament players of all time — had never won a title during WCOOP. However, he put it right this year.
#5. Two PokerStars Team Pros won WCOOP titles on the same night. Who were they?
Stapes sets the cards as ‘The Card Counter’ director Paul Schrader looks on
#9. PokerStars launched a new forum-type service where players can discuss PokerStars products and ask questions of each other, offering a way for players to be better informed about everything on and off the tables. Its tagline is "Ask Questions. Find Answers. Stay Up To Date. Help Others." What's it called?