SCOOP 2020 Day 30: Mike "SirWatts" Watson Claims Sixth SCOOP Title

Mike "SirWatts" Watson

A total of 18 winners were crowned on Friday's Day 30 of the 2020 Spring Championship of Online Poker at PokerStars.

PokerNews live reporting was right there for blow-by-blow coverage of one of the marquee events won by André "Sira Al Aziz" Santos.

In addition, Mike "SirWatts" Watson shipped his third SCOOP title this year and sixth overall.

Check out who were among the big winners in today's SCOOP recap.

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André "Sira Al Aziz" Santos Wins SCOOP-110-H: $5,200 PLO High Roller

In just over four hours on the final day of the 2020 PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker SCOOP-110-H: $5,200 PLO [6-Max, High Roller], the final 14 players out of a field of 110 entries have been whittled down to a champion and a maiden winner of the popular online festival has been crowned.

Portuguese poker pro André "Sira Al Aziz" Santos, who currently represents Croatia, already has a TCOOP title on his online poker resume from back in 2016 and the high stakes cash game player now adds a far bigger payday to his resume after defeating Hungary's "xnrobix" in heads-up.

Both were the only players to take home a six-figure portion of the $550,000 prize pool as Santos received $111,256.53 and "xnrobix" walked away with $107,219.12 after a heads-up deal that left $4,000 in cash and the SCOOP title up for grabs to the winner.

Another Portuguese poker pro reached the seven-handed final table as current 2020 SCOOP overall leaderboard contender Rui "RuiNF" Ferreira added further points to his tally after finishing in 5th place. The remaining contenders on the final table were Jean-Francois "bmwmcoupe" Talbot, the high stakes cash game players Linus "LLinusLLove" Loeliger and "XD89lol<3" as well as Henrique “RickLogrado” Logrado.

1Andre "Sira Al Aziz" SantosCroatia$111,257*
3Jean-Francois "bmwmcoupe" TalbotCanada$72,740
4Linus "LLinusLLove" LoeligerAustria$55,780
5Rui "RuiNF" FerreiraNetherlands$42,781
7Henrique “RickLogrado” LogradoBrazil$25,164

*Reflects heads-up deal.

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Andre Santos
Andre Santos

Day 30 Results

Day 30 of the 2020 SCOOP crowned 18 champions. Here is a look at who won each event.

Marton "noirduck" Czuczor Wins SCOOP-108-H: $1,050 NLHE

Prize Pool$356,500

A total of 268 entries and 88 re-entries generated a $356,000 prize pool to surpass the $300,000 guarantee in this event.

Marton "noirduck" Czuczor won his first SCOOP title in style by shipping this event for $65,619 after defeating Pedro "pvigar" Garagnani (second - $48,699) in heads-up play.

Other notable players at the final table included Rodrigo "SELOUAN1991" Selouan (fourth - $28,510), Francisco "Tomatee" Benitez (fifth - $21,593), Jans "Graftekkel" Arends (sixth - $16,355), and Felipe "lipe piv" Boianovsky (ninth - $7,106).

1Marton "noirduck" CzuczorHungary$65,619
2Pedro "pvigar" GaragnaniBrazil$48,699
4Rodrigo "SELOUAN1991" SelouanBrazil$28,510
5Francisco "Tomatee" BenitezUruguay$21,593
6Jans "Graftekkel" ArendsAustria$16,355
8lo-fi dreamBrazil$9,382
9Felipe "lipe piv" BoianovskyBrazil$7,106
Marton Czuczor
Marton Czuczor

SCOOP 108-M: $109 NLHE

Prize Pool$250,000
Winner"crazybombs" (Netherlands)
First-place prize$36,677

SCOOP 108-L: $11 NLHE

Prize Pool$91,111
Winner"geshuou" (Finland)
First-place prize$10,172

Ariel "ArielBahia" Celestino Wins SCOOP-109-H: $2,100 NLHE PKO Thursday Thrill

Prize Pool$780,000

A total of 390 players entered his freezeout event to generate a $780,000 to push past the $750,000 guarantee.

Ariel "ArielBahia" Celestino was the last player standing and he collected a massive $93,570 in bounties to go along with $62,127 in prize money to bank a total of $155,697.

Other notable players at the final table included Jareth "jareth3542" East (fourth - $37,786), Aliaksei "ale6ka" Boika (sixth - $33,886), Francisco "Tomatee" Benitez (seventh - $22,551), and Tomas "T 54 T 97s" Paiva (ninth - $13,600).

PlacePlayerCountryPrizeBountyTotal Prize
1Ariel "ArielBahia" CelestinoBrazil$62,127$93,570$155,697
2copag holdemBrazil$62,127$12,469$74,595
4Jareth "jareth3542" EastUnited Kingdom$31,099$6,688$37,786
6Aliaksei "ale6ka" BoikaBelarus$18,011$15,875$33,886
7Francisco "Tomatee" BenitezUruguay$13,707$8,844$22,551
9Tomas "T 54 T 97s" PaivaUnited Kingdom$8,005$5,625$13,630
Ariel Celestino
Ariel Celestino

SCOOP 109-M: $215 NLHE PKO Mini Thursday Thrill

Prize Pool$677,200
Winner"mendieta19" (Sweden)
First-place prize$41,737 prize + $26,698 bounties

SCOOP 109-L: $22 NLHE

Prize Pool$316,420
Winner"bet121195" (Russia)
First-place prize$15,293 prize + $7,691 bounties

SCOOP 110-M: $530 PLO

Prize Pool$250,000
Winner"hotmark777" (Lebanon)
First-place prize$40,049

SCOOP 110-L: $55 PLO

Prize Pool$144,000
Winner"monopol" (Germany)
First-place prize$20,846

SCOOP 111-H: $530 NLHE 6-Max

Prize Pool$423,500
Winner"$w4g4lc1ou$" (Malta)
First-place prize$59,072

SCOOP 111-M: $55 NLHE 6-Max

Prize Pool$355,250
WinnerBenjamin "BC1989RF" Chalot (Hungary)
First-place prize$50,550

SCOOP 111-L: $5.50 NLHE 6-Max

Prize Pool$93,987
Winner"duxo 93" (Brazil)
First-place prize$9,783

Mike "SirWatts" Watson Wins SCOOP-113-H: $1,050 6+ Hold'em

Prize Pool$148,000

Mike "SirWatts" Watson went on to win his third SCOOP event this year and sixth SCOOP title overall after navigating through a field of 148 entrants to bank the $29,997 top prize.

Watson also won this event last year when it featured a higher $5,200 buy-in.

Also at the final table was Rinat "Zapahzamazki" Lyapin taking sixth place for $7,667.

1Mike "SirWatts" WatsonCanada$29,997
2GODofHUUnited Kingdom$22,832
3Bo$$ D4wgJamaica$17,378
6Rinat "Zapahzamazki" LyapinRussia$7,667
7nokeeeBosnia & Herzegovina$6,214

SCOOP 113-M: $109 6+ Hold'em

Prize Pool$64,300
Winner"mrlaing" (Canada)
First-place prize$11,029

SCOOP 113-L: $11 6+ Hold'em

Prize Pool$42,963
Winner"nemmad" (Netherlands)
First-place prize$6,131

SCOOP 114-H: $215 Heads-Up Turbo Total PKO Zoom

Prize Pool$297,200
Winner"samuraiUA" (Ukraine)
First-place prize$34,051

SCOOP 114-M: $22 Heads-Up Turbo Total PKO Zoom

Prize Pool$226,380
Winner"batai12" (Russia)
First-place prize$12,028

SCOOP 114-L: $2.20 Heads-Up Turbo Total PKO Zoom

Prize Pool$39,498
Winner"Andrej82" (Austria)
First-place prize$996

In-Play Events

There are three SCOOP events that will begin its second and final day on Saturday, May 30.

SCOOP-112-H: $1,050 NLHE

Prize Pool$500,000
Players left32
First place prize$88,882
Next payout$2,892
Chip leader"T3G3S" (Malta)

SCOOP-112-M: $109 NLHE

Prize Pool$410,200
Players left96
First place prize$58,580
Next payout$458
Chip leader"guisazan" (Brazil)

SCOOP-87-L: $11 NLHE

Prize Pool$250,272
Players left300
First place prize$25,420
Next payout$50
Chip leader"dans170'" (Brazil)

Events Scheduled on May 23

In addition to the three continuing events, 12 more new SCOOP events kick off on May 30, 2020.

Time (EDT)Time (GMT)TournamentGuarantee
10:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.SCOOP-115-L: $11 NLHE Afternoon Deepstack$75,000
10:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.SCOOP-115-M: $109 NLHE Afternoon Deepstack$250,000
10:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.SCOOP-115-H: $1,050 NLHE Afternoon Deepstack$350,000
1 p.m.5 p.m.SCOOP-116-L: $5.50 NLHE$100,000
1 p.m.5 p.m.SCOOP-116-M: $55 NLHE$350,000
1 p.m.5 p.m.SCOOP-116-H: $530 NLHE$500,000
2:15 p.m.6:15 p.m.SCOOP-117-L: $5.50 8-Game$20,000
2:15 p.m.6:15 p.m.SCOOP-117-M: $55 8-Game$30,000
2:15 p.m.6:15 p.m.SCOOP-117-H: $530 8-Game$100,000
3:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.SCOOP-118-L: $22 6-Max Turbo Progressive KO$150,000
3:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.SCOOP-118-M: $215 6-Max Turbo Progressive KO$250,000
3:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.SCOOP-118-H $2,100 6-Max Turbo Progressive KO$300,000
  • Mike "SirWatts" Watson and Andre "Sira Al Aziz" Santos were among the big winners on Day 30.

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