SCOOP: Matthias Eibinger Picks Up Six Max High Roller Win, $112K

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Matthias Eibinger won his first PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker title on Thursday. (WPT photo)

Thursday was a lighter day on the PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker schedule with just six total events playing down to champions including one of the best in the world emerging with a High Roller title.

Matthias ‘iambest2’ Eibinger was the biggest winner after taking down Event #105 High ($5,200 Six Max NLHE Midweek Freeze High Roller) for $111,703.80. Fellow Austrian Simon ‘Igorkarkarof’ Ronnow earned $88,064.44 for coming in second place while Giorgos ‘Geokarak’ Karakousis finished in third place and earned $67,612.03. This is the first SCOOP title for Eibinger.

Hungary’s ‘lildani9‘ outlasted 569 other players in Event #107 High ($1,050 NLHE PKO) to earn their first SCOOP title and $43,911.79 from the prize pool plus another $47,712.86 in bounties. Runner-up ‘kennyct31‘ grabbed $43,911.34 for his share of the prize pool but just $9,650.39 in bounties. Third-place went to ‘Corback_fr‘ for $27,971.86 and $8,707.03 from bounties.

The other four winners on Thursday, which all came from Low and Medium level events, included ‘11coconuts‘ (Event #105-L), ‘drupa-lucker‘ (Event #105-M), ‘xxgo4goldxx‘ (Event #107-L), and ‘Pet_topgreen‘ (Event #107-M).

Event #105-H: $5,200 Six Max NLHE Midweek Freeze High Roller
Entries: 96
Prize pool: $480,000

  1. Matthias ‘iambest2’ Eibinger – $111,703.80
  2. Simon ‘Igorkarkarof’ Ronnow – $88,064.44
  3. Giorgos ‘Geokarak’ Karakousis – $67,612.03
  4. FouEnculePL – $51,909.50
  5. great dant – $39,853.52
  6. shuhpat – $30,598.03

Event #107-H: $1,050 NLHE PKO
Entries: 570
Prize pool: $570,000

  1. lildani9 – $43,911.79 + $47,712.86
  2. kennyct31 – $43,911.34 + $9,650.39
  3. Corback_fr – $27,971.86 + $8,707.03
  4. Alexey5758 – $20,857.26 + $4,906.25
  5. Bounatirou – $15,552.25 + $8,007.82
  6. Gedis92 – $11,596.56 + $4,656.25
  7. XMorphineX – $8,646.98 + $13,772.44
  8. Tankanza – $6,447.64 + $1,187.50
  9. gorodski – $4,807.69 + $3,867.19