Dinesh ‘Nastyminder’ Alt Wins WCOOP Event #66 for $48K

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Dinesh Alt picked up his first WCOOP title on Sunday. (PokerStars photo)

The PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker Main Event took full control of the spotlight on Sunday but while that event was playing Day 1, there were nine other champions crowned.

Dinesh ‘NastyMinder’ Alt, the 2016 Turbo Championship of Poker Main Event winner, worked his way through 607 other entries in Event #66 High ($530 NLHE Afternoon Deep Stack) and then chopped the remaining $94,000 with ‘DeM1st3r‘ before eliminating them to earn their first WCOOP title. Alt’s share after the deal and victory ended up being $48,197.37.

Dimitri ‘MITS 304’ Michaelides became the latest player to become a two-time WCOOP winner. Michaelides won Event #74 High ($1,050 NLHE Sunday Cooldown) for $58,484.46 and another $50,331.98 in collected bounties. Michaelides’ first WCOOP title came in 2016 when he won the $1,050 Razz Championship.

The third and final High level event to play to.a winner on Sunday was Event #68 High ($1,050 NLHE PKO) which drew 860 entries. Paul ‘Fold Machiii’ Dando stood tall at the end of the tournament and earned $62,635.90 and another $59,428.66 in bounties to go along with his first WCOOP victory.

The other six players who collected WCOOP wins on Sunday were ‘diego_1901’ (Event #66 Medium), ‘Super7Sunday’ (Event #66 Low), ‘Roche9797’ (Event #68 Medium), ‘MarioDutraJR’ (Event #68 Low), ‘TonyGPT’ (Event #74 Medium), and ‘BrunoBezerr4’ (Event #74 Low).

WCOOP #66-H: $530 NLHE [Freezeout, Afternoon Deep Stack]
609 entries
$304,500 prize pool

  1. Dinesh ‘NastyMinder’ Alt – $48,197.37*
  2. DeM!st3r – $45,634.61*
  3. IHackedRNG – $29,885.73

WCOOP #66-M: $55 NLHE [Freezeout, Afternoon Deep Stack]
4,295 entries
$214,750 prize pool

  1. diego_1901 – $26,947.19*
  2. Quarantine86 – $25,405.95*
  3. sarakinosg3 – $15,333.12

WCOOP #66-L: $5.50 NLHE [Freezeout, Afternoon Deep Stack]
11,375 entries
$55,737.50 prize pool

  1. Super7Sunday – $5,884.79*
  2. FARTOVIY36 – $5,048.31*
  3. GBZJB – $5,047.01*

WCOOP #68-H: $1,050 NLHE [8-Max, PKO]
860 entries
$860,000 prize pool

  1. Paul ‘Fold Machiii’ Dando – $62,635.90 + $59,428.66 in bounties
  2. mmetsla – $62,635.21 + $18,495.10 in bounties
  3. MarToMchat – $38,879.74 + $11,773.43 in bounties

WCOOP #68-M: $109 NLHE [8-Max, PKO]
7,285 entries
$728,500 prize pool

  1. Roche9797 – $39,653.17* + $22,854.49 in bounties
  2. Zisiman98 – $34,153.30* + $4,782.17 in bounties
  3. pelicameli – $40,350.55* + $5,805.37 in bounties

WCOOP #68-L: $11 NLHE [8-Max, PKO]
24,450 entries
$239,610 prize pool

  1. MarioDutraJR – $7,729.26* + $3,826.15 in bounties
  2. Deividas – $7,729.25 + $544.89 in bounties
  3. matheusgd5 – $7,729.25 + $1,276.46 in bounties
  4. A.Pats88 – $7,729.25 + $1,410.88 in bounties

WCOOP #74-H: $1,050 NLHE [8-Max, Turbo, PKO, Freezeout, Sunday Cooldown]
803 entries
$803,000 prize pool

  1. Dimitri ‘MITS 304’ Michaelides – $58,484.46 + $50,331.98 in bounties
  2. DaanOss – $58,483.81 + $25,417.97 in bounties
  3. CUERVO1126 – $36,302.82 + $21,226.57 in bounties

WCOOP #74-M: $109 NLHE [8-Max, Turbo, PKO, Freezeout, Sunday Cooldown]
4,828 entries
$482,800 prize pool

  1. TonyGPT – $29,244.31 + $22,714.52 in bounties
  2. nilkk1 – $29,241.21 + $7,661.12 in bounties
  3. grinja321 – $16,924.40 + $3,604.28 in bounties

WCOOP #74-L: $11 NLHE [8-Max, Turbo, PKO, Freezeout, Sunday Cooldown]
11,761 entries
$115,257.80 prize pool

  1. BrunoBezerr4 – $6,310.01 + $2,660.85 in bounties
  2. tikidiii – $6,301.77 + $302.57 in bounties
  3. LucasRenanMa – $3,738.99 + $72.27 in bounties