Still there's not a two-time winner at this year's Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) on PokerStars, however, there have been a few notable winners! One of them is Team PokerStars Pro George Danzer, from Germany, who took down Event #33-H on Tuesday.
An incredible $75,585,305.05 has been won in the 132 tournaments of the 2013 Spring Championship Of Online Poker (PokerStars) in the past couple of weeks, making it the richest poker tournament series in history! A big chunk of the prize pool was awarded to Viktor "Isildur1" Blom who won $1,096,200 in the Main Event!
The Canadian Team PokerStars Pro Daniel Negreanu has been running very well this year. Last month, he won the WSOP APAC Main Event for $1,087,160 and received his fifth gold bracelet. Then, a few weeks ago, he finished 4th in the EPT Monte Carlo Main Event for $490k! Now he has won his first major title online as well! On Saturday, he outlasted a field of 180 opponents (Isaak Haxton, Jason Mercier, Joe Ebanks, Shaun Deeb, Ville Wahlbeck, Justin Bonomo and many other pros) in Event #39-H ($5,200 PLO 6-Max -Spring Championship of Online Poker at PokerStars) and received $216,000!
It's time to get excited as PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) kicks off this Sunday! SCOOP 2013 will take place May 12-26 and feature 44 events with buy-ins ranging from as little as $5.50 to a massive $10,300! Besides the millions of dollars in guaranteed cash prizes to compete for, the tournament series has an exclusive leaderboard in which you can win tournament tickets, PCA and EPT packages.
The schedule for the 2013Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) is now official. The tournament series take place May 12-26 and feature 44 events available in a low, medium and high buy-in. The buy-ins will range from as little as $5.50 to $21,000 and $40,000,000 is guaranteed across 132 tournaments. New for this year is that SCOOP will include Zoom (a fast-paced format where your opponents change every hand) tournaments. Check out the tournament schedule on PokerStars website.
The 2012 Spring Championship of Online Poker is now over as 2 days of Main Event action, low, medium and high, are over. The Main Even Low attracted a field of 22,128 players which generated a prize pool of $2,212,800! 3,150 players received a share of the prize pool and "john_tri80" from Greece took down the event for $198,725,75.
Shaun Deeb, 26, won his fifth (4 this year and 1 last year) Spring Championship of Online Poker event early yesterday morning! The win of Event #38-High (Horse $2,100 buy-in), an event that attracted 85 players, gave the Mexico-based American $46,325.
Thanks to eight Top 10 finishes and 4 titles at this year's SCOOP, Deeb took home the overall leaderboard and will get a EPT Grand Final prize package. He also won the High Stakes leaderboard and will get a 2013 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure package. Lastly, he will get tickets to all MicroMillions II Events for finishing 6th in the low-stakes leaderboard.
The Swedish High Roller "MaiseE, who is rumored to be ex PokerStars Pro William Thorson, dominated the final table of Event 24-High $1,050 Pot Limit Omaha and took home $107,422 after defeating Milana Jones heads-up.
The 2012 Spring Championship of Online Poker at PokerStars is now halfway through and 7 action filled days and lots of events are in the books. Last week, we wrote about Viktor "Isildur1" Blom's two wins and Daniel Negreanu's second place finish. During the weekend Shaun Deeb joined Viktor Blom as the only multi-event winners when he took down Event #19-High ($2,000 Triple Stud) for $44,200 while Jason Mercier and Phil Galfond each earned six figures in Event #18-High ($1,000 PLO Omaha 6-Max with rebuys).
After winning Event #2-Medium for $247,200 on Monday night, it didn't even take 24 hours until Viktor "Isildur1" Blom striked again and won his second Spring Championship of Online Poker event! The win came in Event #3-High NLH 6-max rebuy Action Hour - after defeating a player called "Ruxandescu" from Romania heads-up.
PokerStars 2012 Spring Championship of Online Poker started 2 days ago and already 10 of the 40 events are in the books. However, the most notable win so far has to be Viktor "Isildur1" Blom's win of of Event #2-Medium last night - $215 NLH (1 million guaranteed)! No deal was made among the finalists so Blom received amazing $247,200 - his biggest online tournament cash ever!
The 2012 Spring Championship of Online Poker kicked off yesterday and will run until May 20th, with $30,000,000 guaranteed across 40 events! Each tournament has a low, medium and high buy-in, which makes it the ultimate tournament series for every type of player. The main event will be played on the very last day and not less than $5,000,000 is guaranteed by PokerStars!
Click here to see the 2012 SCOOP schedule (events and satellites).
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