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WCOOP Day 12: Ryan “g0lfa” D’Angelo Claims Second WCOOP Bracelet This Year

WCOOP Day 12: Ryan “g0lfa” D’Angelo Claims Second WCOOP Bracelet This Year 0001

Day 12 of the 2009 World Championship of Online Poker saw three more WCOOP bracelets awarded but only two new WCOOP champions were crowned. Ryan “g0lfa” D’Angelo took down his second WCOOP event in less than a week by outlasting the field in Event 29. “Unsyatisfied” and “spencerman3” won their respective events to take down impressive six-figure scores as the last week of the 2009 WCOOP kicked off.

Event 28 was the conclusion of the $1,050 no-limit hold'em event that started on Sunday. A first-place score paid half-a-million dollar top prize to “Unsyatisfied”. Despite going into heads-up play at a significant chip disadvantage, “Unsyatisfied” turned everything around with one key hand. After making an opening raise with {K-Clubs}{J-Spades} and getting reraised by “GAKingChaser”, “Unsyatisfied” called and was probably quite satisfied to see the flop run out {K-Spades}{K-Diamonds}{K-Hearts}. “GAKingChaser” led out at the pot and “Unsyatisfied” put in a raise with the quads. This did not scare “GAKingChaser” who made the call, and the {9-Spades} hit on the turn. This time, “GAKingChaser” put in a check-raise all-in, but was caught bluffing with {6-Diamonds}{5-Diamonds} as “Unsyatisfied” took down the huge pot to double up, eventually going on to win the tournament, the WCOOP bracelet, and a whopping $513,076.

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PokerStars WCOOP 28 - $1,050 No-Limit Hold'em (2-day)
Buy-in: $1,000+50
Prize Pool: $3,268,000
Entrants: 3,268

1. Unsyatisfied - $513,076
2. GAKingChaser - $382,356
3. Neil “Visionary129” Mcfayden - $269,210
4. reilly11014 - $187,910
5. runslikerubs - $138,890
6. goin4br0ke - $106,210
7. John “johnnyv5000” Vellios - $73,530
8. thepractice - $40,850
9. Ginsash - $26,144

Notable Finishes: Gabriel “kafelnikovz” Almeida (14th - $14,706),
Jamie “pokerjamers” Armstrong (18th - $9,804), Alex “mahoney3” Todd
(19th - $8,333.40), Steven “stevesbets” Jacobs (28th - $7,353), Tim
“timkrank” Miles (29th - $7,353), Jeff “yellowsub86” Williams (31st -
$7,353).

Ryan “g0lfa” D’Angelo took down the $320 8-Game event last week and
added a win in the $320 mixed pot-limit hold'em and pot-limit Omaha to his resume. He entered the final table with the chip lead and cruised to heads-up play during which he
defeated “groengras”. The win came during a pot-limit Omaha round when “groengras” got it in with {7-Hearts}{10-Spades}{A-Hearts}{K-Hearts} against D’Angelos’s {Q-Spades}{A-Clubs}{10-Diamonds}{5-Hearts}. The
board rolled out [4d{4-Hearts}{5-Clubs}{2-Hearts}{Q-Clubs} and D’Angelo made queens-up to notch his second WCOOP title of the series and $69,245.51.

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PokerStars WCOOP 29 - $320 Mixed (Pot-Limit Hold'em and Pot-Limit Omaha)

Buy-in: $300+20
Prize Pool: $422,100
Entrants: 1,407

1. Ryan “g0lfa” D’Angelo - $69,245.51
2. groengras - $50,262.01
3. DarthFisumus - $37,989.01
4. Corey “Comandr_Cool” Burbick - $28,280.71
5. Julian “MrCoco” Gardner - $20,049.76
6. Monam1 - $15,828.76
7. alfito775 - $11,607.76
8. spassewr - $7,386.76
9. Guldgraveren - $4,221.01

Notable Finishes: Kenny “SpaceyFCB” Hallaert (10th - $3,334.60),
Francis “teacuppoker” Cagney (15th - $2,617.03), Ben “Benba” Lamb
(19th - $1,646.20), Neal “absolutfiend” Liptak (22nd - $1,646.20),
Ricky “RonaldKosh” Fohrenbach (32nd - $1,435.14).

The last WCOOP bracelet of the night went to “spencerman3” after he
defeated “Ginobili1988” in the $320 no-limit hold'em 2x Chance. Within an hour of the final table, only two players remained. On the final hand, “spencerman3” rivered two pair holding {A-Clubs}{2-Clubs} on a {9-Spades}{4-Diamonds}{2-Spades}{Q-Clubs}{A-Hearts}. The action was checked to “spencerman3” on the river and after firing a bet about half the size of the pot, “Ginobili1988” reraised all in. The insta-call from “spencerman3” put
an end to the tournament as “Ginobili1988” tabled {9-Diamonds}{5-Clubs}. The victory earned “spencerman3” $131,819.41 and the bracelet.

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PokerStars WCOOP 30 - $320 No-Limit Hold 'em (2X Chance)
Buy-in: $300+20
Prize Pool: $834,300
Entrants: 2,488

1. spencerman3 - $131,819.41
2. Ginobili1988 - $99,006.39
3. grpoker2 - $70,915.51
4. buckguy2200 - $48,806.56
5. BobbyDick66 - $37,126.36
6. Malte “Akaperion” Strothmann - $28,783.36
7. acehole60 - $20,440.36
8. Evilduke11 - $12,097.36
9. DiverKRD - $7,091.56

Notable Finishes: Nathan “nsinger” Singer (13th - $4,254.94), Filipe
“Improved” Montenegro (15th - $4,254.94).

Time is running out on the WCOOP, so sign up for a PokerStars account and win your bracelet today.

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