2017 PokerStars SCOOP Day 10: Viktor Blom and Calvin Anderson Hunting
Day 10 of the 2017 PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) was a pretty tame day.
Due to the connection problems suffered on Day 9, not a single champion was crowned on the 10th day of the festival.
With no Day 2s to grind up a big cash, some notable players took to the virtual felt to qualify for Phase 2 of SCOOP-01. A total of 424 players survived the two Phase 1 flights for SCOOP-01-L, keeping their chances of binking a share of the $1,000,000 guarantee for just $11 or less.
There were also two flights for SCOOP-01-M, bumping the buy-in up to $109 and raising the guarantee to $1,500,000. Just 139 players booked seats for Phase 2 including Calvin "cal42688’ Anderson, Christian "eisenhower1" Jeppsson and Ami "UhhMee" Barer.
The SCOOP-01-H is a monster. The buy-in is $1,050. The guarantee is $5,000,000. A million dollars is guaranteed to first place.
Another two flights played out Tuesday with 18 players surviving the first flight. Some notables include eisenhower1, Daniel ‘mrGR33N13’ Colman and Daniel ‘Oxota’ Dvoress.
There were 25 players to make it through the second flight of the day including Ryan "i need sheet" Yu, Ike "philivey2694" Haxton, Mark "AceSpades11" Radoja and Jeff "kidwhowon" Gross.
SCOOP NEWS AND NOTES
The three events kicking off on Tuesday were SCOOP-36 PL Omaha H/L, SCOOP-37 NLHE, and SCOOP-38 Limit Stud H/L. "charlycheeba" from Germany leads 33 survivors into Day 2 of SCOOP-36-L. ... Viktor "Isildur1" Blom topped the Day 1 field of SCOOP-36-M. ... Frederik "Fred_Brink" Jensen holds the lead after Day 1 of SCOOP-36-H with Stephen "stevie444" Chidwick and Jonas "donut604" Mackoff among the 17 survivors. ... "Knoedeltje" from the Netherlands bagged the top stack in SCOOP-37-L, leading 82 hopefuls. ... The magic number was also 82 after the clock was paused on SCOOP-37-M. Ukraine’s "Anjeyyy" led the way with Justin "ZeeJustin" Bonomo hot on his heels. ... SCOOP-37-H, the second Super Tuesday Special Edition, saw an impressive field of 771 gather. Just 85 remain with Austrian "LLinusLLove" claiming the chip lead. donut604 sits third, with Nick "caecilius" Petrangelo, Elio "smokrokflock" Fox, Jason "jdtjpoker" Wheeler, and "i need sheet" still in the mix. ... The final event to get underway on Tuesday also bagged for Day 2. Norwegian "mikal12345" sits atop the leaderboard of SCOOP-38-L with 57 players remaining. It took Jerry "hummylun" Wong four tries to get it right but he managed to build a top three stack with his fourth bullet, slightly trailing Russia’s "Dimon 2242" and "Izaja Kacman" who sit one-two respectively. ... A ton of notables still remain in SCOOP-38-H. The UK’s "Gakn29" may have the lead but "joaoMathias," hummylun, Brian "tsarrast" Rast, cal42688, Connor "blanconegro" Drinan, ‘fred_volpe’, Mike "SirWatts" Watson, Mike "goleafsgoeh" Leah and Isildur1 are in the hunt.
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