SCOOP: Newcomer ‘b@d0s’ Wins $271K, First SCOOP Title on Final Day

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'B@d0s' closed out the 2020 PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker by winning $270,503.21 for their first ever notable PokerStars cash.

As the poker world has witnessed over the last several weeks, the PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker is usually an opportunity for the best players in the world to shine. The likes of Matthias Eibinger, Ole Schemion, Dominik Nitsche, Patrick Leonard, and Connor Drinan all managed to add SCOOP titles to their collections over the last 28 days.

So it’s rare to see a new name emerge through one of the tougher fields to claim victory and a massive score. That’s exactly what happened on Tuesday however, as 2020 SCOOP drew to a close.

b@d0s‘ beat out 2,438 other players to win Event #121 High ($1,050 NLHE PKO) for $153,478.18 from the prize pool and another $117,025.03 of bounties collected. This is the first significant cash for ‘b@d0s’. Finishing in second-place earned ‘AtanasPPP‘ a $153,477.36 score to go along with $13,404.31 in bounties. The current #1-ranked online poker player in the world, Conor ‘1_conor_b_1’ Beresford finished in third place and won $91,061.65 as well as another $32,428.45 in bounties.

Former #1-ranked Joao Simao also picked up a SCOOP title on the final day of play. After outlasting 416 other players, Simao beat Steve O’Dwyer heads-up to win Event #120 High ($2,100 NLHE Sunday Warm-Up SE) for $150,546.78. O’Dwyer, who has been as high as #7 on the Rankings, earned $112,819.20 for his runner-up performance. Third-place went to Job ‘DeadNylan’ Grebe and came with a $84,546.43 score.

Kjeppen‘ won Event #119 High ($530 NLHE PKO) for $39,529.58 plus $40,683.69 more from bounties. Falling one spot short of the title, ‘neverfoldQ5‘ had to settle for a $39,529.41 score and just $6,955.07 in bounties while third place went to ‘iamivar’ for $23,453.52 and $11,174.07.

The last Pot Limit Omaha title of 2020 SCOOP went to ‘jokkee_apart’. Topping the 265-player field in Event #122 High ($2,100 Six Max PLO) earned the Norwegian grinder a $101,164.68 payday. Austria’s ‘rObetOblancO’ took second for $74,986.89 and ’31PokerGod31′ out of Romania finished in third place for $55,583.06.

There were seven other players who earned SCOOP titles as the series wrapped up including ‘plirio’ (Event #119-L), ‘tenyooo’ (Event #119-M), ‘Andrey_pok21’ (Event #120-L), ‘kappawhit3’ (Event #120-M), ‘snake8484’ (Event #121-M), ‘YYYeaHHH’ (Event #122-L), ‘Spowi07’ (Event #122-M).

Event #119-H: $530 NLHE PKO
Entries: 1,174
Prize pool: $587,000

  1. Kjeppen – $39,529.58 + $40,683.69
  2. neverfoldQ5 – $39,529.41 + $6,955.07
  3. iamivar – $23,453.52 + $11,174.07
  4. BrigaDatada – $16,718.49 + $4,843.75
  5. FreeLancerZZ – $11,917.53 + $3,798.34
  6. Black88 – $8,495.24 + $7,236.33
  7. mraink – $6,055.72 + $1,164.06
  8. wizowizo – $4,316.73 + $4,867.19

Event #120-H: $2,100 NLHE Sunday Warm-Up SE
Entries: 418
Prize pool: $836,000

  1. João ‘IneedMassari’ Simão – $150,546.78
  2. Steve ‘Mr. Tim Caum’ O’Dwyer – $112,819.20
  3. DeadNylan – $84,546.43
  4. mikki696 – $63,358.85
  5. OLD TIME GIN – $47,481.03
  6. ArtHouse2011 – $35,582.16
  7. jwall888 – $26,665.22
  8. wisopekeno – $19,982.82
  9. m.a-0000 – $14,975.10

Event #121-H: $1,050 NLHE PKO
Entries: 2,439
Prize pool: $2,439,000

  1. b@d0s – $153,478.18 + $117,025.03
  2. AtanasPPP – $153,477.36 + $13,404.31
  3. 1_conor_b_1 – $91,061.65 + $32,428.45
  4. IDOLLS – $64,911.91 + $11,808.59
  5. rsehnem77 – $46,271.36 + $28,005.35
  6. MikiDave – $32,983.81 + $6,171.88
  7. Dannyz0r – $23,512.08 + $13,645.50
  8. Rebozeio – $16,760.19 + $16,585.94

Event #122-H: $2,100 Six Max PLO
Entries: 265
Prize pool: $530,000

  1. jokkee_apart – $101,164.68
  2. rObertOblancO – $74,986.89
  3. 31PokerGod31 – $55,583.06
  4. beastishngry – $41,200.23
  5. kmpk90 – $30,539.07
  6. Fabahaba – $22,636.72