Weekday Tournament Review for May 22, 2015

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It has been another exciting week online with the Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) in its second week on PokerStars, along with many big tournaments taking place on other sites.

PocketFivers grabbed the top three spots in The Volcano on 888 Poker, with players from Sweden finishing the tournament in a heads-up battle. Anton AnteSvanteWigg is making his case to move up in the PocketFives Rankings, where he currently resides in 20th place, after winning this tournament for $50,681.

Pot4teUS, who sits in 66th place in the Rankings, took second place for $30,116, and Australia’s Martin Tiny_molester Kozlov, who sits in 90th place in the Rankings, finished in third place for $17,056.

On Monday, it was Bulgaria’s alexd2finishing on top of the two-day €100,000 Big Sunday on Mybet/ bet-at-home/ William Hill/ iPoker for $20,076. Other PocketFivers who navigated through the 1,536-player field to appear at the final table were Denmark’s besen(third place for $10,904), Poland’s Wombatox(fourth place for $7,960), and Denmark’s madsmk (sixth place for $4,483).

Seven PocketFivers were featured on the final table of the Fat Tuesday on Full Tilt Poker. United Kingdom’s 3BunPass led the way, winning $19,303 for finishing in second place after agreeing to a heads-up deal.

Other PocketFivers at the final table in this tournament included Sweden’s eisenhower1($11,615 for third place), Sweden’s Yaya24($9,110 for fourth place), Ukraine’s FaNjkEEE($5,010 for sixth place), Austria’s mindgamer($2,733 for eighth place), and Ireland’s Sergio EV4dGloryOMC Garcia ($2,050 for ninth place).

The big buzz of the week centered around Canada’s dragonwarior winning two SCOOP High events in the same day. He not only won SCOOP-30-H: $1,050 NL Hold’em – Super Tuesday SE, $1M Gtd for $275,203, but also won SCOOP-33-H: $2,100 NL Hold’em [Optional Re-Entry], $1M Gtd for $256,056.

Two PocketFivers banked nice scores on the SCOOP Super Tuesday Final Table, including the United Kingdom’s 5typesofmeatwinning $64,077 for sixth place and poker coach and author Jon apestyles Van Fleet winning $47,647 for seventh place.

The SCOOP-33 High event final table was jam-packed with PocketFivers, including Norway’s ZhipOHoywinning $186,594 for second place, Panama’s Puropokerwinning $72,731 for fifth place, Canada’s Ankush pistons87Mandavia winning $57,885 for sixth place, Croatia’s Goran mandza17Mandic winning $44,265 for seventh place, Canada’s Michael SirWattsWatson winning $30,645 for eighth place, and Japan’s yasunori66 winning $20,430 for ninth place.

Congratulations to all PocketFivers who cashed in online tournaments this week. Here are some of the biggest final table results:
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888 “The $100,000 Volcano” ($565+35 NLHE) *$100k Guaranteed
345 entrants – $194,925 paid out to 40 spots

~ Full Recap

1. B.Mitchell $50,680.50 (AnteSvante)
2. Namlleh $30,115.91 (Pot4teUS)
3. MakeToney $17,055.93 (Tiny_molester)
4. sousinhamos $13,644.75
5. Poker_Loco $11,695.50
6. DaPenguin213 $9,746.25
7. IRunTHiSTOWN $7,797.00
8. URNXTPAL $5,847.75
9. anteen $3,898.50

Mybet/ bet-at-home/ William Hill/ iPoker €100,000 Big Sunday” (€75 NLHE) *€100,000 Gtd
1,536 entrants – $121,150.88 paid out to 234 spots

~ Full Recap

1. grinder1992 $20,075.93 (alexd2)
2. AndyHoldman $14,416.95
3. be2en $10,903.58 (besen)
4. PSR87015232 $7,959.60 (Wombatox)
5. DontEatMeat $5,754.67
6. madsmkLOL $4,482.57 (madsmk)
7. SpearTip $3,271.06
8. MiKat5 $2,120.14
9. tollg8te $1,211.51

Mybet/ bet-at-home/ William Hill/ iPoker “€25,000 Grand Tuesday” (€75 NLHE) *€25,000 Gtd
203 entrants – $43,659.54 paid out to 27 spots

~ Full Recap

1. LouisLit $9,474.12
2. sexydonklady $6,723.57
3. Senta999 $5,086.34 (Senterpied)
4. leschildiger $3,820.21 (23NoraB)
5. MuckingMonkey $2,619.57
6. MissileLucente $2,182.98
7. get2thechopper $1,746.38 (bigal37)
8. tucker1616 $1,309.79
9. JohnKnowsPoker $873.19

Full Tilt “Fat Tuesday” ($472+28 NLHE) *$50k Guaranteed
193 entrants – $91,096 paid out to 18 spots

~ Full Recap

1. jacob126b38 $20,779.71
2. ollie_p $19,302.53 (3BunPass) *Heads-up deal
3. eisenhower1 $11,614.74 (eisenhower1)
4. 42ayaY$9,109.60 (Yaya24)
5. 4CashNow $6,832.20
6. FaNjkEEE$5,010.28 (FaNjkEEE)
7. Batistaaa90 $3,416.10 (Isaaak99)
8. Jedi AllStar $2,732.88 (mindgamer)
9. EV4dGloryOMC $2,049.66 (EV4dGloryOMC)

PokerStars “SCOOP-30-H: $1,050 NL Hold’em – Super Tuesday SE, $1M Gtd.” ($1,000+50 NLHE) *$150k Guaranteed
1,643 entrants – $1,643,000 paid out to 198 spots

~ Full Recap

1. dragonwarior $275,202.50
2. pAYtAXiSnICE $201,267.50
3. Bang1k $151,977.50
4. salaliitto $111,724.00
5. Science&Cash $80,507.00
6. 5typesofmeat $64,077.00 (5typesofmeat)
7. apestyles $47,647.00 (apestyles)
8. mmm4x $31,217.00
9. Episode_23 $16,922.90

PokerStars “SCOOP-33-H: $2,100 NL Hold’em [Optional Re-Entry], $1M Gtd *$1m Guaranteed
681 entrants – $1,362,000 paid out to 81 spots

~ Full Recap

1. dragonwarior $256,056.00
2. ZhipOHoy $186,594.00 (ZhipOHoy)
3. Faith#1Virtu $137,562.00
4. gordijú $103,512.00
5. Puropoker123 $72,730.80 (Puropoker)
6. pistons87 $57,885.00 (pistons87)
7. mandza17 $44,265.00 (mandza17)
8. SirWatts $30,645.00 (SirWatts)
9. yasunori66 $20,430.00 (yasunori66)

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