SCOOP 2020: Day 8: Martirosyan and Filatov Among the New Champions

Artur “mararthur1” Martirosyan

Day 8 of the 2020 Spring Championship Of Online Poker (SCOOP) was another day of intense poker action at the PokerStars virtual felt. Thousands of the game’s elite grinders took to the table to chase fame and fortune in the $85 million guarantee festival. Which players manage to achieve those goals? Let’s find out.

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Day 8 Thursday Results

SCOOP-29-H: $5,200 NLHE 8-Max Midweek Freeze, $750K Gtd

Russia’s Artur “mararthur1” Martirosyan has been in scintillating form for several weeks, going deep in dozens of high roller events in the online poker. He won a SCOOP event on Day 5 and last night took down the SCOOP-29-H: $5,200 NLHE 8-Max Midweek Freeze, $750K Gtd.

Martirosyan banked an impressive $157,426 for his $5,200 investment. The Russian scooped the top prize after sending Dutch player “pm_marke” to the showers in second place. The runner-up collected $121,869.

Several household names were present and correct at the final table. These included back-to-back SCOOP Main Event champion Gianluca “Tankanza” Speranza, Francisco “Tomatee” Benitez and third-place finisher Ole “wizowizo” Schemion.

1Artur “mararthur1” MartirosyanRussia$157,426
3Ole “wizowzo” SchemionAustria$94,343
4Francisco “Tomatee” BenitezUruguay$73,034
7Gianluca “Tankanza” SperanzaAustria$33,882
8Gustavo “22ehnutzz” MastelottoBrazil$26,229

SCOOP-29-M: $530 NLHE 8-Max Midweek Freeze, $500K Gtd

It was a British one-two in the SCOOP-29-M: $530 NLHE 8-Max Midweek Freeze, $500K Gtd with the Brits striking a deal when heads-up.

Gavin “gavz101” Cochrane is better-know for his PLO prowess but it was at the Hold’em tables that he excelled here. Cochrane officially finished in second and padded his bankroll with $71,742 after the aforementioned deal. “Sc0RPioN95” was crowned the event’s champion, an accolade that came with a chunky $83,609 prize.

1Sc0RPioN95United Kingdom$83,609*
2Gavin “gavz101” CochraneUnited Kingdom$71,472*
6Alexis “J0hnny_Dr@m@” ZervosUnited Kingdom$16,664

SCOOP-30-H: $530+R PLO 6-Max, $350K Gtd

PLO is an extremely popular game in Scandinavian and Nordic countries and that showed with four of the six finalists in the SCOOP-30-H: $530+R PLO 6-Max, $350K Gtd event hailing from those regions.

“WRUUUM” of Finland busted in fifth for $26,488 before the PLO specialist Andreas “Skervoy” Torbergsen crashed out in fourth for $35,878.

Sweden’s “tobbeb95” banked $48,598, which set up a heads-up battle between Netherlands’ “aaldert-92” and Norway’s Myrmo “locomi” Espen. There was a prize difference of more than $30,000 but no deal was struck. This meant Espen got his hands on $89,165 when he emerged from the one-on-battle victoriously. His Dutch opponent consoled himself with $65,828.

1Myrmo “locomi” EspenNorway$89,165
4Andreas “Skervoy” TorbergsenNorway$35,878

SCOOP-30-M: $55+R PLO 6-Max, $150K Gtd

Joao Simao

Joao “IneedMassari” Simao came agonisingly close to taking down the SCOOP-30-M: $55+R PLO 6-Max, $150K Gtd event but ultimately fell at the final hurdle. Second-place in this event weighed in at a cool $23,780 but that was blown out of the water by the $34,130 top prize secured by Greece’s “tsafas13”.

Also at the final table was the German star known as “Sintoras”. They put together another deep run but ran out of steam in third-place and had to make do with a $16,569 addition to their bankroll.

2Joao “IneedMassari” SimaoBrazil$23,780
4K-town KirkCanada$11,545
6skattefarUnited Kingdom$5,605

SCOOP-31-H: $1,050 NLHE PKO, $400K Gtd

A field of 675 ensured the guarantee of the SCOOP-31-H: $1,050 NLHE PKO, $500K Gtd was surpassed by $175,000 and it as Russia’s “fantomvmk” who took full advantage of the juicy prize pool by being the last player standing.

The final table was a star-studded affair with such luminaries as Max “goodeh99” Silver (6th - $16,533) and Romania’s Vlad “dariepoker” Darie (5th - $20,891) being present and correct.

“L1VeYRdrEamS” and “shtiriltz_” busted in fourth and third place respectively, setting up a heads-up clash between fantomvmk and Netherlands’ “tonn22”. Tonn22 fell by the wayside in second-place and won $72,533, including bounties, leaving the Russian to win the tournament’s only six-figure prize.

PlacePlayerCountryPayoutBounty payoutTotal payout
5Vlad “dariepoker” DarieRomania$17,446$3,445$20,891
6Max “goodeg99” SilverIreland$12,893$3,640$16,533
7Arturs “FeelTh3Power” BalinsLatvia$9,529$2,906$12,435
9Christian “ChristianBR4” Rabello de AlmeidaBrazil$5,205$8,343$13,548

SCOOP-31-M: $109 NLHE PKO, $400K Gtd

Anatoly Filatov

Anatoly “NL_Profit” Filatov became a SCOOP champion on Day 8 courtesy of being the last man standing in the SCOOP-31-M: $109 NLHE PKO, $400K Gtd.

Filatov banked the $33,567 top prize plus a cool $21,392 worth of bounty payments for a combined prize worth $54,959. A large percentage of that bounty payment was on the head of runner-up “fishgirl19y” of Greece who tripped at the final hurdle and had to settle for second place. The runner-up’s total prize weighed in at $34,738, a great return on a $109 investment.

1Anatoly “NL_Profit” FilatovRussia$33,567

Other Day 8 Results

SCOOP-29-L: $55 NLHE [8-Max, Midweek Freeze], $400KGtd

Prize Pool$474,000
Winnerbauruzito (Brazil)
First place prize$65,174

Brazilian "bauruzito" took down the low edition of the Midweek Freeze, with Brit Guy "temp0r2k" Taylor (pictured) finishing second for $46,079.

Guy Taylor

SCOOP-30-L: $5.50+R PLO [6-Max], $50K Gtd

Prize Pool$79,149
WinnerBoris1731 (Poland)
First place prize$11,271

SCOOP-31-L: $11 NLHE [Progressive Knockouit], $50K Gtd

Prize Pool$208,994
WinnerRIGA1006 (Ireland)
First place prize$12,892

In-Play Events

SCOOP-32-L: $5.50 NLHE, $35K Gtd

Prize Pool$75,847
Players left/Player146/15,479
Chip leaderfideo20011 (Argentina)
First place prize$8,706

SCOOP-32-M: $55 NLHE, $150K Gtd

Prize Pool$331,300
Players left/Player209/6,626
Chip leaderLuis Henrique “luisnrd” Dorneles(Brazil)
First place prize$47,073

SCOOP-32-H: $530 NLHE, $250K Gtd

Prize Pool$536,000
Players left/Player70/1,072
Chip leaderlopan83 (United Kingdom)
First place prize$85,959

SCOOP-33-L: $109 NLHE [8-Max, Progressive KO], $500K Gtd

Prize Pool$937,900
Players left/Player318/9,379
Chip leaderLordjosp (Norway)
First place prize$55,381

SCOOP-33-M: $1,050 NLHE [8-Max, Progressive KO], $1M Gtd

Prize Pool$1,350,000
Players left/Player82/1,350
Chip leaderTim “TTWIST” Kelly (Canada)
First place prize$89,119

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SCOOP-33-H: $10,300 NLHE [8-Max, Progressive KO], $1M Gtd

Prize Pool$1,170,000
Players left/Player15/117
Chip leaderAndras “probirs” Nemeth (Hungary)
First place prize$113,785
Andras Nemeth

Andras “probirs” Nemeth has an almost unnatural ability to navigate his way deep into the toughest poker tournaments. He’s gone and done it again in the SCOOP-33-H: $10,300 NLHE [8-Max, Progressive KO], $1M Gtd event where he leads the 15 surviving players.

$113,785 is up for grabs for finishing first and nemeth has already accumulated $42,500 worth of bounties!

Some of poker’s elite join Nemeth on Day 2. These include Niklas “Lena900” Astedt, Thomas “WushuTM” Muehloecker, and Sam “SamSquid” Grafton.

See if Nemeth can get the job done, here!

SCOOP-34-L: $5.50 PLO8 [8-Max], $15K Gtd

Prize Pool$41,914
Players left/Player186/8,554
Chip leaderSmokinPhil85 (Germany)
First place prize$5,885

SCOOP-34-M: $55 PLO8 [8-Max], $50K Gtd

Prize Pool$120,000
Players left/Player165/2,400
Chip leaderRiskStar (Norway)
First place prize$17,635

SCOOP-34-H: $530 PLO8 [8-Max], $100K Gtd

Prize Pool$189,000
Players left/Player55/378
Chip leaderMichael “SilentPurple” MacHugh (Canada)
First place prize$34,420

SCOOP-35-L: $22 NLHE [6-Max], $80K Gtd

Prize Pool$220,920
Players left/Player321/11,046
Chip leadermichalosc (Poland)
First place prize$29,092

SCOOP-35-M: $215 NLHE [6-Max], $250K Gtd

Prize Pool$446,600
Players left/Player201/2,233
Chip leaderoNinguem (United Kingdom)
First place prize$66,171

SCOOP-35-H: $2,100 NLHE [6-Max], $250K Gtd

Prize Pool$570,000
Players left/Player35/285
Chip leaderTi0373 (Russia)
First place prize$108,799

Big Events Scheduled on May 8

May 8 is Day 9 of this incredible series and sees some massive tournaments take place. Check out the table below to see which events you can play in the table below in addition to the in-play events above that conclude later.

Time (EDT)Time (GMT)TournamentGuarantee
1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.SCOOP-36-L: $11 NLHE [8-Max]$125,000
1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.SCOOP-36-M: $109 NLHE [8-Max]$400,000
1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.SCOOP-36-H: $1,050 NLHE [8-Max$500,000
2:15 p.m.7:15 p.m.SCOOP-37-L: $22 HORSE$35,000
2:15 p.m.7:15 p.m.SCOOP-37-M: $215 HORSE$50,000
2:15 p.m.7:15 p.m.SCOOP-37-H: $2,100 HORSE$125,000
3:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.SCOOP-38-L: $5.50 NLHE [Heads-Up, Turbo Progressive Total KO, Zoom]$60,000
3:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.SCOOP-38-M: $55 NLHE [Heads-Up, Turbo Progressive Total KO, Zoom]$175,000
3:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.SCOOP-38-H: $530 NLHE [Heads-Up, Turbo Progressive Total KO, Zoom]$250,000
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