The Twitch Poker Tribune is a weekly blog bringing you the latest news and best clips of the week from the world of Twitch poker, as well as shining a light on streamers you should check out.
- Biggest streamer scores
- Pye’s $25K brutality leads to $10K gift
- Clips of the week
What a series this World Championship of Online Poker is shaping up to be. It feels like the Twitch poker community is being treated to big WCOOP Day 2s and final tables every day!
There’s plenty of WCOOP 2021 still to come, too.
Here’s a look at the biggest WCOOP scores from streamers so far:
Lex Veldhuis – $61,152
5th in WCOOP 34-M: $2,100 NLHE [8-Max]
Ben “bencb789” Rolle – $25,601
10th in WCOOP 14-H: $10,300 NLHE [8-Max, High Roller]
Parker “Tonkaaaa” Talbot – $16,001
14th in WCOOP 04-H: $5,200 NLHE [8-Max, High Roller]
Ben “bencb789” Rolle – $15,774 ($5,040 + $10,734)
9th in WCOOP 16-H: $2,100 NLHE [7-Max, PKO]
Parker “Tonkaaaa” Talbot – $12,880
3rd in WCOOP 39-H: $1,050 Razz [8-Max]
Lex Veldhuis – $11,665 ($5,040 + $6,625)
8th in WCOOP 16-H: $2,100 NLHE [7-Max, PKO]
Arlie “Prince Pablo” Shaban – $10,325 ($7,802 + $2,523)
4th in WCOOP 07-M: $55 NLHE [8-Max, Turbo, PKO, Freezeout, Sunday Cooldown SE]
Fintan “easywithaces” Hand – $8,344 ($6,124 + $2,220)
7th in WCOOP 12-H: $530 NLHE [8-Max PKO]
Mason “pyefacepoker” Pye does not consider himself a good no limit hold’em player. But when you win a seat into a $25K High Roller, you’ve got to battle with the big dogs, whether you like it or not.
After winning a ticket in a Streamer Showdown, Pye did just that. In fact, he was crushing and sat fifth in chips seven eliminations away from the money.
But then two brutal hands changed everything. Brace yourselves, because this is ugly:
That was shortly followed by:
It’s simply one of the most horrific rivers we’ve seen.
But Pye is the leader of the Mixed Games Movement, after all, and PokerStars had a special gift for him, delivered by Twitch legend Jason Somerville:
Pye will be battling in the $10K 8-Game High Roller tonight, live on his Twitch channel.
Make sure to tune in.
Awesome run for Lex.
Heartbreak for Fintan.
It’s all over in the $25K.
So close for Tonkaaaa.
Great call by Spraggy.
You think I’m scared?
Triple up with kings incoming!
How many badugis can one person make?
It was clean.
Unlucky for Arlie.
Spraggy vs Lex in the $25K.
Wistern gets the big bluff through.
Set over set.