..

World Championship of Online Poker 2011 – September 13 Round-Up

Written by:
Guest
Published on:
Sep/13/2011
World Championship of Online Poker 2011

These World Championship of Online Poker 2011 updates are courtesy of PokerStars.com

- 2FLY2TILT increases lead at top of the leader board and Big_Nemo moves into second place

- ‘gregor787’ becomes only second Polish winner after the success of ‘N4kai’ yesterday

- PokerStars Radio – WCOOP show continues today

 

WCOOP-21 – $215 NL Hold’em

A total of 62 returned from the original starting field of 8,484 players for day two of the latest hold’em no-limit event, competing for a share of the $1,696,800 prize pool and a first prize of $254,524.92. Winner, when play concluded on Monday afternoon, was gregor7878, who became only the second ever Polish WCOOP winner, after N4kai’s success yesterday. gregor7878 won the bracelet and $158,627.33; their share of a five-way chop with prot0, from New Zealand, in second place, collecting $145,615.35; Gnostan, from Russia, in third place who earned $169,324.97; fourth placed borvik, also from Russia, taking away $116,376.68; and fifth placed BlockWinner, the third Russian in the top five, who had started the day as chip leader, who collected $147,099.60.

 

WCOOP-22 – $530 NL Hold’em

From a starting field of 3,739 players a total of 131 returned for Day 2 of the $530 no-limit hold’em event, led overnight by TheUrsaraie, from Romania, who would go on to reach the final table, finishing in eighth.  A total prize pool of $1,869,500, created a first prize of $293,512.31 which went to Flying Smile, from Russia. The Russian defeated pvas2, from the United Kingdom, heads-up to the title and the bracelet. The runner-up spot paid $218,731.50.

 

WCOOP-23 - $215 NL Hold’em [4-Max]

A field of 2,622 entered the 4-Max contest, which featured a prize pool of $524,400, topping the half million guarantee. After almost 18 hours of play the field had been worked down to just seven players, led overnight by Da3dalus, from Germany. PokerStars Team Online’s Randy ‘nanonoko’ Lew narrowly missed out on the second day, finishing in tenth place, earning $6,423.90. Play continues at 11.00 ET today, with a $77,349 first place prize up for grabs.

 

WCOOP-24 - $320 Stud

The $50,000 guaranteed prize pool was shattered in the latest Stud event, with 337 players combining for a $101,100 prize pool which awarded a first prize of $19,461.91. That, and the bracelet, went to Big_Nemo, from Canada, who moved into second place on the tournament leader board having beaten Bilybob88, from the United Kingdom, heads-up. Bilybob88 collected $14,406.75 for second place, while Team PokerStars Online’s  latest addition Mickey ‘mement_mori’ Petersen, from Denmark finished third, earning $10,868.25.

 

WCOOP-25 - $215 PL Omaha [Turbo, 1R 1A]

There was another guarantee-topping field for the pot-limit Omaha turbo event, with 1,086 players amassing a prize pool of 417,600 between them, some way beyond the $225,000 guarantee. Up for grabs was a first prize of $72,996.48 which was won by MiPwnYa, from Brazil. L0ve2playU, from the Netherlands, finished second and collected $53,035.20.

 
Today’s events


11.00 ET – WCOOP-26: $320 Mixed Hold’em [6-Max]
$320 buy-in – $225,000 guaranteed

 

14.00 ET – WCOOP-27: $320 Fixed Limit Badugi

$320 – $50,000 guaranteed

 

17.00 ET – WCOOP 28: $1,050 NL Hold’em

$1,050 buy-in – $600,000 guaranteed

 

WCOOP Deadline Turbos


Throughout the 2011 WCOOP, PokerStars is hosting last-minute satellite qualifiers into the same day’s events. Today’s remaining Deadline Turbos are as follows:

10.30 ET – WCOOP-26 – $116 Mixed Hold’em [Turbo 6-Max]
$116 Turbo sat – 20 seats guaranteed

 

10.45 ET – WCOOP-26 - $27 Mixed Hold’em [Turbo 6-Max]

$27 Turbo sat – 10 seats guaranteed

 

10.55 ET – WCOOP 26 - $27 Mixed Hold’em [Turbo 6-Max]

$27 Turbo sat – 10 seats guaranteed

 
13.30 ET – WCOOP-27: $116 FL Badugi [Turbo]
$116 Turbo sat – 10 seats guaranteed

 

13.45 ET – WCOOP-27: $27 FL Badugi [Turbo]

$27 Turbo sat – 5 seats guaranteed

 

13.55 ET – WCOOP-27: $27 FL Badugi [Turbo]

$27 Turbo sat – 5 seats guaranteed

 

16.30 ET – WCOOP 28: $370 NL Hold’em [Turbo]

$370 Turbo sat – 30 seats guaranteed

 

16.45 ET – WCOOP 28: $82 NL Hold’em [Turbo]

$82 Turbo sat – 10 seats guaranteed

 

16.55 ET – WCOOP 28: $82 NL Hold’em [Turbo]

$82 Turbo sat – 10 seats guaranteed

 

Players can register for these satellites – and dozens more every day from just $1 – by clicking Events > WCOOP > Cash Satellites in the PokerStars lobby.

 

WCOOP Leaderboard

 

With the first week of WCOOP tournaments now done and dusted, the WCOOP leader board is starting to take shape. At the end of the Championship there are three huge prizes up for grabs, with 2FLY2TILT currently in pole position to take the top prize outlined below…

 

1st – Champion's Trophy + EPT Season 8 Grand Final prize package + 2012 SCOOP Main Event ticket + 2012 PCA package + Special Edition Chip Set

2nd – 2012 SCOOP Main Event ticket + 2012 PCA prize package + Special Edition Chip Set

3rd – 2012 SCOOP Main Event ticket + Special Edition Chip Set

 

Position           Player                         Country          Points

1                      2FLY2TILT                Spain                 200

2                      Big_Nemo                   Canada             175

3                      MONSTER_DONG    Australia           145

4-5                   ImaLucSac                  Canada            125

4-5                   Mossop7                      UK                  125

6-10                 Donald                         Norway           115

6-10                 extasyman                   Romania          115                 

6-10                 Fred_Brink                  Denmark         115

6-10                 gregor7878                  Poland             115

6-10                 Olkku                          Finland            115

Poker News

Americas Cardroom Boss to Stake 6 Players for $5 Million Venom in Fight Against Cancer

Americas Cardroom Boss to Stake 6 Players for $5 Million Venom in Fight Against Cancer

Americas Cardroom head honcho Phil Nagy vowed to stake 6 people to play in this week's Venom PKO online tournament with the profit split being half to the player and half to breast cancer awareness.

Suzie Zhao Murder Trial Delayed Until 2022: Poker Pro Burned Alive

Suzie Zhao Murder Trial Delayed Until 2022: Poker Pro Burned Alive

The new date has been set at January 3rd, 2022.  Jury selection was initially expected to take place this week in Oakland County, Michigan following two previous delays.

There is a Doyle Brunson Documentary Coming

According to a tweet from the ten-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner, a team have been filming for the last month with filming set to last "a lot longer".

Poker Pros Upset With Dealer Vax Exemption

Poker Pros Upset With Dealer Vax Exemption

Poker pros are crying foul over the recent mandate that requires entrants in the upcoming World Series of Poker be vaccinated, but not dealers.

Americas Cardroom Becomes the Official Sponsor of Latin America’s Biggest Casino

Americas Cardroom Becomes the Official Sponsor of Latin America’s Biggest Casino

We have some huge news that live poker fans will definitely enjoy. Americas Cardroom is now the official sponsor of Enjoy Punta del Este in Uruguay.  We’re proud to be associated with this high-end property, which is home to the largest casino in Latin America!

Syndicate