WCOOP: ‘nilsef’ Continues Strong Start with Second Title of 2018

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Not a typo: Germany's 'nilsef' picked up a second 2018 WCOOP title on Day 3.

There’s been 27 World Championship of Online Poker titles won through the first three days of play, and one player has two of them. German’s ‘nilsef‘ won Event #7 High ($1,050 Six Max No Limit Omaha 8-or-better) on Tuesday night for his second win in as many days.

His win came after a heads-up deal with ‘sprocketsAA‘ that saw ‘nilsef’ earn $41,878.15 for the win with ‘sprocketsAA’ scoring $37,963.96*. The final table also included Phil ‘MrSweets28’ Galfond, Jonas ‘donut604’ Mackoff and Jerry ‘perrymejsen’ Odeen.

‘Nilsef’ won Event #10 High ($2,100 Eight Max No Limit Hold’em Win the Button) on Monday for his first win of the series.

The Medium version of the same event, with a $109 buy-in, ended in a deal between the final three players. ‘TonyYayo5‘ ended up winning, adding $16,486.44 to his bankroll while ‘Gozillaah’ and ‘gangst3rn1‘ pocketed $12,543.44 and $14,687.46 for their respective second and third place finishes.

The single biggest Day 3 score came from Romania’s ‘vvvpoker’ who won Event #8 High )$530 No Limit Hold’em (Progressive KO)) for $135,505.44. He banked $78,722.86 for the victory and picked up another $56,782.58 in bounties. Second place finisher ‘fellatiado’ won $55,664.34 and earned an additional $21,092.36 in bounties while third place finisher ‘RB Tiger’ won $39,360.71 and $2,423.83 in bounties.

Jussi ‘calvin7v’ Nevanlinna, who won the SCOOP leaderboard earlier this year, picked up a WCOOP title on Tuesday. The Finnish pro won Event #9 Low ($11 No Limit Deuce to Seven) for $2,563.18.

The High version of Event #9, with a $1,050 buy-in, was won by ‘merla888’ for $26,250 with 2013 WSOP Main Event champion Ryan ‘MrMaximize’ Riess finishing in second place for $18,250. Adam ‘adamyid’ Owen rounded out the top three with $12,500.

Event #7 (High) $1,050 Six Max No Limit Omaha 8-or-better
Entries: 237
Prize pool: $237,000

  1. nilsef – $41,878.15*
  2. sprocketsAA – $37,963.96*
  3. fers223 – $25,312.78
  4. MrSweets28 – $18,819.17
  5. donut604 – $13,991.41
  6. Perrymejsen – $10,402.11

Event #7 (Medium) $109 Six Max No Limit Omaha 8-or-better
Entries: 1,282
Prize pool: $128,200

  1. TonyYayo5 – $16,486.44*
  2. Gozillaah – $12,543.44*
  3. gangst3rn1 – $14,687.46*
  4. IL0609 – $6,776.60
  5. wnbgambler – $4,721.74
  6. neesam1405 – $3,289.98

Event #7 (Low) $11 Six Max No Limit Omaha 8-or-better
Entries: 5,754
Prize pool: $56,321

  1. DaCus3 – $6,781.39*
  2. AJPokerpro – $5,056.52*
  3. B.Paulino – $5,635.85*
  4. Giiant – $2,707.91
  5. theNERDguy – $1,886.79
  6. Kid_Poker47 – $1,314.67

Event #8 (High) $530 No Limit Hold’em (Progressive KO)
Entries: 2,112
Prize pool: $1,056,000

  1. vvvpoker – $78,722.86 + $56,782.58 in bounties
  2. fellatiado – $55,664.34 + $21,092.36 in bounties
  3. RB Tiger – $39,360.71 + $2,423.83 in bounties
  4. KKremate – $27,832.25 + 12,872.29 in bounties
  5. LordTBird – $19,680.40 + $8,263.68 in bounties
  6. Loks82 – $13,916.17 + $10,463.87 in bounties
  7. Kroko-dill – $9,840.17 + $5,273.93 in bounties
  8. twimperm – $6,958.08 + $5,109.53 in bounties
  9. Leitnant – $4,920.11 + $2,875.00 in bounties

Event #8 (Medium) $55 No Limit Hold’em (Progressive KO)
Entries: 13,829
Prize pool: $691,450

  1. felipe52 – $42,960.06 + $14,697.51 in bounties
  2. Diman6899 – $30,369.72 + $2,357.24 in bounties
  3. maltis2 – $21,474.63 + $2,231.27 in bounties
  4. -ituawak- – $15,184.86 + $1,616.23 in bounties
  5. CowSaysMOOOO – $10,737.31 + $6,227.72 in bounties
  6. xXbam_oidaXx – $7,592.46 + $2,091.56 in bounties
  7. KeyserMM – $5,368.69 + $1,939.82 in bounties
  8. ManafesTT – $3,796.23 + $1,458.73 in bounties
  9. 007azem – $2,684.34 + $2,825.01 in bounties

Event #8 (Low) $5.50 No Limit Hold’em (Progressive KO)
Entries: 33,835
Prize pool: $165,791

  1. baggelis26 – $8,011.09 + $1,855.07 in bounties
  2. lukasxoox – $5,699.70 + $1,351.22 in bounties
  3. KbSa_BR – $4,062.94 + $714.90 in bounties
  4. Ludomanka – $2,896.19 + $439.05 in bounties
  5. Cabeca Tilt – $2,064.50 + $593.81 in bounties
  6. LexaSPB1982 – $1,471.64 + $463.86 in bounties
  7. waldi_ps – $1,049.02 + $490.22 in bounties
  8. BobJow93 – $747.78 + $9.22 in bounties
  9. PayThenMuck – $533.03 + $208.13 in bounties

Event #9 (High) $1,050 No Limit Deuce to Seven
Entries: 98
Prize pool: $100,000

  1. merla888 – $26,250
  2. MrMaximize – $18,250
  3. Adamyid – $12,500
  4. TheKnoba – $9,000
  5. raconteur – $6,750
  6. Lrslzk – $5,000
  7. aDrENalin710 – $4,000

Event #9 (Medium) $109 No Limit Deuce to Seven
Entries: 331
Prize pool: $33,100

  1. Premove – $6,951
  2. sonajero – $4,965
  3. aDrENalin710 – $3,475.50
  4. corneliu7 – $2,151.50
  5. Pelckito – $1,489.50
  6. dev209 – $1,158.50
  7. retrA7777 – $827.50

Event #9 (Low) $11 No Limit Deuce to Seven
Entries: 1,951
Prize pool: $19,120

  1. Jussi ‘calvin7v’ Nevanlinna – $2,563.18
  2. Niendorfer – $1,811.21
  3. 29dandaman29 – $1,239.91
  4. EyDuSpaten – $780.85
  5. EngDentix – $543.95
  6. taser1995 – $407.82
  7. sylby88 – $306.29

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  1. […] Other notable names that went deep in this contest included Chris ‘Big Huni’ Hunichen (10th place – $15,840.95), PokerStars Ambassador Jason ‘jcarverpoker’ Sommerville (11th – $15,840.95), Shaun ‘shaundeeb’ Deeb (14th – $11,934), ‘bencb’ (17th – $8,990.67), Jon ‘apestyles’ Van Fleet (21 – $8,990.67) and Germany’s ‘nilsef’, who has already earned himself two WCOOP titles in 2018. […]