Jussi Nevanlinna Wins Second 2020 WCOOP Title, Fifth Overall

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Jussi 'calvin7v' Nevanlinna became just the fourth player to collect five WCOOP titles on Monday (Crown Poker photo)

The 2020 PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker is nearly finished and multiple times over the past three weeks of play former champions have added to their legacy by picking up another title and the all-time leaderboard is starting to get a little crowded.

On Monday night, Jussi ‘calvin7v’ Nevanlinna won Event #69 Medium ($1,050 8 Game) to earn his second title of 2020 and fifth overall. He now sits tied for third all-time with Dan Kelly, Dzmitry Urbanovich and Andrey Zaichenko, who won his fifth title last Thursday – the same day that Nevanlinna picked up his fourth title.

‘RaulGonzalez’ beat Stephen Chidwick heads-up to win Event #69 High ($10,300 8 Game High Roller) for a $235,530.76 payday and their first WCOOP title. Joao ‘Naza114’ Vieira finished third.

Michiel ‘utreg’ Brummelhuis shipped Event #71 High ($1,050 NLH PKO Sunday Warm Up) to earn $81,357.28 from the prize pool and an additional $84,076.10 worth of bounties. Brummelhuis had never won a WCOOP title before, but does have a Spring Championship of Online Poker title to his name.

Brazil’s ‘RRagazzo’ joined the double champion club on Monday night, beating 971 other entries in Event #71 ($530 NLHE) for $80,082.59. Their first 2020 title come on September 13, when they shipped Event #51 High ($530 NLHE) for a little more than $67,000.

Other players who took home WCOOP titles on Monday included ‘giuliano156’ (Event #69 Low), ‘bcostin993’ (Event #70 Medium), ‘Aand river..’ (Event #70 Low), ‘powerpokerBR’ (Event #71 Medium), and ‘stipinas666’ (Event #71 Low).

WCOOP #69-H: $10,300 8-Game [High Roller]
67 entries
$670,000 prize pool

  1. RaulGonzalez – $235,530.76
  2. Stephen ‘stevie444’ Chidwick – $156,000.92
  3. Joao ‘Naza114’ Vieira – $103,325.32

WCOOP #69-M: $1,050 8-Game
135 entries
$150,000 prize pool ($15,000 overlay)

  1. Jussi ‘calvin7v’ Nevanlinna – $31,642.70
  2. RolldUpTrips – $23,671.18
  3. merla888 – $17,707.92

WCOOP #69-L: $109 8-Game
841 entries
$84,100 prize pool

  1. giuliano156 – $13,993.03
  2. woodbine ave – $9,749.67
  3. m00nflow – $6,793.30

WCOOP #70-H: $530 NLHE [Freezeout]
972 entries
$486,000 prize pool

  1. RRagazzo – $80,082.59
  2. twirlpro – $58,600.95
  3. Stiffler8818 – $42,881.77

WCOOP #70-M: $55 NLHE [Freezeout, Sunday Kickoff]
4,417 entries
$220,850 prize pool

  1. bcostin993 – $29,943.35*
  2. CinemaniaK – $23,823.83*
  3. Dark Azazel – $15,746.98

WCOOP #70-L: $5.50 NLHE [Freezeout, Mini Sunday Kickoff]
8,659 entries
$42,429.10 prize pool

  1. Aand river.. – $5,959.35
  2. mr.celeste – $4,119.51
  3. aleks52815 – $2,851.03

WCOOP #71-H: $1,050 NLHE [8-Max, PKO, Freezeout, Sunday Warm-Up]
1,185 entries
$1,185,000 prize pool

  1. utreg – $81,357.28 + $84,076.10 in bounties
  2. arielssouls – $81,356.41 + $22,029.30 in bounties
  3. MrHyde97 – $49,462.25 + $12,957.03 in bounties

WCOOP #71-M: $109 NLHE [8-Max, PKO, Freezeout, Sunday Warm-Up]
6,828 entries
$682,800 prize pool

  1. powerpokerBR – $41,269.27 + $22,462.09 in bounties
  2. aJarov – $41,265.08 + $5,481.93 in bounties
  3. hateraises – $23,883.66 + $2,431.24 in bounties

WCOOP #71-L: $11 NLHE [8-Max, PKO, Freezeout]
16,542 entries
$162,111.60 prize pool

  1. stipinas666 – $7,515.63 + $3,702.04 in bounties
  2. nego1001 – $7,502.91 + $1,394.58 in bounties
  3. Jucaltajai – $4,451.67 + 88.53 in bounties