WCOOP: Volkmann, Silva Score Two More Titles For Brazil

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Bruno Volkmann
Bruno Volkmann captured a third career WCOOP victory at the expense of a stacked final table field.

It was another signpost day for Brazilian poker over the past couple of days as two more big PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker wins for Brazilian players Bruno Volkmann and Pablo Brito Silva headlined the action.

With a raft of results across the summer of WSOP action, it’s no surprise that Brazil has been well represented at the virtual felt in PokerStars’ flagship online poker festival. The latest winner was Bruno Volkmann, who earned his third WCOOP title in Event #63 (High), the $10,300-entry PKO High Roller for $331,495.

Volkmann outlasted a stacked final table featuring some of the world’s best poker players, including German player Christian Rudolph, who finished as runner-up, and Canadian Sam Greenwood, who finished third during a period of play at the conclusion of the event where each man of the three held the lead for separate periods of time.

With 123 entries overall and a $1.2 million prize pool, one of the biggest WCOOP events of the series saw players such as Talal Shakerchi, Adrian Mateos and Wiktor ‘limitless’ Malinowski reach the final table as Volkmann rode out the rollercoaster of ffinal table play to claim a memorable victory.

WCOOP Event #63 ($10,300-entry PKO High Roller) Final Table Results

  1. Bruno Volkmann – $331,495
  2. Christian Rudolph – $203,683
  3. Sam Greenwood Canada $112,483
  4. Arsenii ‘hello_totti’ Malinov – $81,446
  5. Talal Shakerchi – $71,077
  6. Patrick Brooks – $53,262
  7. Wiktor Malinowski – $48,536
  8. Alexandros Theologis – $25,093
  9. Adrian Mateos – $37,277
Pablo Brito Silva
Pablo Brito Silva won a WCOOP after taking down a Deep Stack event on PokerStars

It was Pablo ‘pabritz’ Brito Silva, who won another Brazilian WCOOP title as he took down the 55th event of WCOOP 2021, the $2,100 NLHE Deep Stack for $62,901. Brita outlasted another great field, with 156 entries contributing to a $312,000 prize pool, including legends of the felt such as Mike ‘SirWatts’ Watson, Joao ‘Naza114’ Vieira, and Patrick ‘pads1161’ Leonard, all of whom made the money.

In low and medium events, there were plenty more big winners, including Chris Moorman, who claimed a medium WCOOP win to add to his already stellar reputation.

In the events between Sunday and Tuesday, ‘danielskruks’ (Event #55-L), ‘Silden4filho’ (Event #55-M), ‘YELLAMAN50’ (Event #56-L), ‘smmathi’ (Event #56-M), ‘hit-shev’ (Event #57-L), ‘persh600’ (Event #57-M), ‘maaitee’ (Event #58-L), ‘Gerkyha’ (Event #58-M), ‘mirka2007’ (Event #59-L), Chris ‘Moorman1’ Moorman (Event #59-M), ‘tangananator’ (Event #60-L), ‘Pablos701’ (Event #60-M), ‘Garf GFGF’ (Event #61-L), ‘karach0909’ (Event #61-M), ‘MagnatG’ (Event #62-L), ‘SSSMBRFC2/C’ (Event #62-M), ‘ZORG’ (Event #64-L), ‘Kraskata85’ (Event #64-M), ‘Taufner 22’ (Event #65-L), ‘blakerr’ (Event #65-M), ‘Paradise_a1’ (Event #66-L), ‘Pippooo28’ (Event #66-M) all took down WCOOP titles.

High Event Results:

Event #55 (High) $2,100 NLHE Deep Stack
Prizepool: $312,000
Entries: 156

  1. ‘pabritz’ – $62,901
  2. ‘probirs’ – $48,970
  3. ‘bar-bar9999’ – $38,124

Event #56 (High) $1,050 PLO 6-Max PKO
Prizepool: $266,000
Entries: 266

  1. ‘vincientvega’ – $28,417 (Bounties) $22,102 (Prize)
  2. ‘MikeDannnn’ – $6,992 (Bounties) $22,102 (Prize)
  3. ‘IneedMassari’ $10,832 (Bounties) $13,948 (Prize)

Event #57 (High) $530 NLHE 6-Max PKO
Prizepool: $589,000
Entries: 1,178

  1. ‘Graftekkel’ – $37,117 (Bounties) $39,803 (Prize)
  2. ‘tua133’ – $8,873 (Bounties) $39,802 (Prize)
  3. ‘Virgilik’ $6,478 (Bounties) $23,024 (Prize)

Event #58 (High) $1,050 NL 5-Card Draw
Prizepool: $46,000
Entries: 46

  1. ‘Premove’ – $18,048
  2. ‘calvin7v’ – $11,820
  3. ‘Chilliolini’ – $7,741

Event #59 (High) $1,050 NLHE 4-Max Turbo PKO
Prizepool: $273,000
Entries: 273

  1. ‘Naza114’ $19,595 (Bounties) $21,742 (Prize)
  2. ‘zerodeda’ $13,095 (Bounties) $21,742 (Prize)
  3. ‘daltonhb’ $8,757 (Bounties) $11,603 (Prize)

Event #60 (High) $2,100 NLHE 8-Max Turbo
Prizepool: $344,000
Entries: 172

  1. ‘RPILON’ – $69,352
  2. ‘ludako123’ – $53,992
  3. ‘SsicK_OnE’ – $42,034

Event #61 (High) $530 NLHE PKO
Prizepool: $577,000
Entries: 1,154

  1. ‘Lackoo87gcb’ – $34,265 (Bounties) $39,719 (Prize)
  2. ‘AlexGelinski’ – $13,675 (Bounties) $39,718 (Prize)
  3. ‘Totocasalini69’ – $6,908 (Bounties) $24,261 (Prize)

Event #62 (High) $2,100 NLHE 8-Max Sunday Warm Up
Prizepool: $692,000
Entries: 346

  1. ‘tohazz’ – $128,604
  2. ‘Kohlrabi7’ – $97,022
  3. ‘cocojamb0’ $73,196

Event #63 (High) $10,300 8-Max PKO High Roller
Prizepool: $1,230,000
Entries: 123

  1. ‘great dant’ – $211,875 (Bounties) $119,620
  2. ‘WATnlos’ – $84,062 (Bounties) $119,620
  3. ‘Str8$$$Homey’ – $31,562 (Bounties) $80,920 (Prize)

Event #64 (High) $5,200 PLO 6-Max
Prizepool: $525,000
Entries: 105

  1. ‘jedimaster82’ – $125,457
  2. ‘dantegoyaF’ – $96,320
  3. ‘3DTemujiN’ – $73,950

Event #65 (High) $2,100 NLHE 6-Max Freezeout
Prizepool: $404,000
Entries: 202

  1. ‘CPUrul0r’ – $79,276
  2. ‘MAMOHT_T’ – $60,864
  3. ‘Bomber&Granater’ – $46,728

Event #66 (High) $530 NLHE 7-Max Turbo PKO Freezeout
Prizepool: $525,500
Entries: 1,051

  1. ‘HITRII999’ – $26,810 (Bounties) $36,093 (Prize)
  2. ‘Machadad RS’ – $13,050 (Bounties) $36,092 (Prize)
  3. ‘’lasagnaaammm’ $10,259 (Bounties) $20,465 (Prize)