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WCOOP 2020 Day 9: Back-to-Back Titles for Mateos; Wins SHR for $543K

Adrian Mateos

On Sunday, Adrian Mateos bagged his third PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) title in WCOOP 28-H, winning $80,212 along with his third title. Yesterday, one of the best players in the world showed why he's deserving of that praise, as Mateos won his second title in two nights by winning WCOOP-25-H: $25,000 8-Max Super High Roller Sunday Slam for a massive $543,686.

Mateos beat another red-hot player, Fedor "CrownUpGuy" Holz, heads-up and now boasts four career WCOOP titles.

Twelve other winners were crowned on Monday night, including Sylvain "calculer_" Loosli and Gavin "gavz101" Cochrane. Check below for a complete overview of all things WCOOP on PokerNews.

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Adrian "Amadi_017" Mateos Wins Fourth WCOOP Title in WCOOP-25-H: $25,000 Super High Roller Sunday Slam ($543,686)

Adrian Mateos
Adrian "Amadi_017" Mateos is a four-time WCOOP champ now

Adrian "Amadi_017" Mateos has done something today which might not get repeated for a while. He has just taken down WCOOP-25-H: $25,000 NLHE [8-Max, Super High Roller Sunday Slam] for $543,686 and his fourth title after winning WCOOP 28-H last night.

Mateos defeated Fedor "CrownUpGuy" Holz heads-up after they agreed to a deal. He now joins players like Andrey "Kroko-dill" Zaichenko, Dzmitry "Colisea" Urbanovich, Gleb "Ti0373" Tremzin, and Joao "Naza114" Vieira who also have collected four titles. Mateos boasts over $21 million in live tournament cashes and countless online winnings.

The tournament had a guaranteed prize pool of $2,500,000 but the event with the biggest buy-in of the series attracted 71 unique players and 35 reentries to create a total prize purse of $2,599,650 thanks to the 106 entries. Mateos needed to reenter as he failed to hit with his first bullet but got a sweet return on investment on his second one.

Luke "Bit2Easy" Reeves, Kahle "ROFLshove" Burns, "tzuzteutezu", Wiktor "Iimitless" Malinowski, Pauli "Fiilismies" Ayras, Artur "mararthur1" Martirosian, and Chris "Big Huni" Hunichen joined them on the final table.

WCOOP-25-H: $25,000 NLHE [8-Max, Super High Roller Sunday Slam] Final Table Results

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1Adrian "Amadi_017" MateosSpain$543,686*
2Fedor "CrownUpGuy" HolzGermany$515,294*
3Luke "Bit2Easy" ReevesUnited Kingdom$353,117
4Kahle "ROFLshove" BurnsAustralia$271,111
5"tzuzteutezu"Austria$208,149
6Wiktor "Iimitless" MalinowskiRussia$159,810
7Pauli "Fiilismies" AyrasFinalnd$122,696
8Artur "mararthur1" MartirosianRussia$94,202
9Chris "Big Huni" HunichenUnited States$78,787

* reflects heads-up deal

Heads-up, Mateos broached the subject of a deal but got no response before winning the first hand of heads-up to get the stacks to almost even. Holz then asked if Mateos was interested in a deal before the tournament was paused and a deal was agreed upon. Mateos held a slight lead, increased it, lost it, and then grabbed it back before not letting it go anymore.

Holz managed to double up twice more before Mateos hit a flush to leave Holz behind with 12 big blinds. In the end, he shoved his last nine blinds in with king-nine while Mateos picked up one of the prettier hole cards combinations in poker, the ace-king. The ace on the flop and another one on the turn signaled the end of the tournament as Mateos cemented his spot in WCOOP history.

Check out complete live reporting of the $25K on PokerNews

Fedor Holz
Another massive score for Fedor Holz, who finished 2nd for $515,294

WCOOP Day 9 Results

On Monday, several of the big Sunday tournaments reached their conclusion. ludako123, jvieiradias8, Gavin "gavz101" Cochrane, and Sylvain "calculer_" Loosli were among the big winners.

WCOOP 23-L: $5.50 NLHE [Freezeout, Mini Sunday Kickoff SE]

Entries10,155
Prize Pool$49,760
WinnerAlmi88 (Austria)
First-place Prize$6,655

WCOOP 23-M: $55 NLHE [Freezeout, Sunday Kickoff SE]

Entries4,886
Prize Pool$244,300
Winnergustavo956 (Brazil)
First-place Prize$27,884

WCOOP 23-H: $530 NLHE [Freezeout]

Entries859
Prize Pool$429,500
Winnerludako123 (Belgium)
First-place Prize$72,594

WCOOP 24-L: $11 NLHE [8-Max, Progressive KO, Freezeout]

Entries18,502
Prize Pool$181,320
Winner1_Stamf0rd (Russia)
First-place Prize$12,019

WCOOP 24-M: $109 NLHE [8-Max, Progressive KO, Freezeout]

Entries6,441
Prize Pool$644,100
WinnerRossii95 (Netherlands)
First-place Prize$44,556

WCOOP 24-H: $1,050 NLHE [8-Max, Progressive KO, Freezeout]

Entries789
Prize Pool$789,000
Winnerjvieiradias8 (Luxembourg)
First-place Prize$127,837

WCOOP 26-L: $22 5-Card PLO [6-Max]

Entries3,130
Prize Pool$62,600
Winnerh3pp4p01k4 (Finland)
First-place Prize$9,031

WCOOP 26-M: $215 5-Card PLO [6-Max]

Entries767
Prize Pool$153,400
WinnerKressty (Russia)
First-place Prize$19,794

WCOOP 26-H: $2,100 5-Card PLO [6-Max]

Entries156
Prize Pool$312,000
WinnerGavin "gavz101" Cochrane (United Kingdom)
First-place Prize$63,327

WCOOP 27-L: $11 NLHE [Freezeout]

Entries10,306
Prize Pool$100,999
Winnertuliodutra96 (Brazil)
First-place Prize$13,493

WCOOP 27-M: $109 NLHE [Freezeout]

Entries3,752
Prize Pool$375,200
Winnerjonespkr (Brazil)
First-place Prize$48,616

WCOOP 27-H: $1,050 NLHE [Freezeout]

Entries438
Prize Pool$438,000
WinnerSylvain "calculer_" Loosli (France)
First-place Prize$78,182


In-Play Events

While Mateos won the high edition of the Sunday Slam which was a two-day event, both the low and medium variants are three-day events and play to a champion tonight. In addition, six more events will finish on Tuesday, September 8.

WCOOP 25-L: $215 NLHE [8-Max, Sunday Slam]

Entries7,177
Players Left24
Prize Pool$1,435,400
Chip LeaderMpZancan (Brazil)
First-place Prize$203,819

WCOOP 25-M: $2,100 NLHE [8-Max, Sunday Slam]

Entries671
Players Left16
Prize Pool$1,342,000
Chip Leadernailuj90 (Austria)
First-place Prize$228,463

WCOOP 29-L: $11 NLHE [Progressive KO]

Entries25,363
Players Left402
Prize Pool$248,557
Chip LeaderRichOne666 (Brazil)
First-place Prize$10,644

WCOOP 29-M: $109 NLHE [Progressive KO]

Entries7,663
Players Left276
Prize Pool$766,300
Chip LeaderG1a1u1s1s (Brazil)
First-place Prize$45,773

WCOOP 29-H: $1,050 NLHE [Progressive KO]

Entries897
Players Left58
Prize Pool$897,000
Chip LeaderGDZ4hotwings (Belgium)
First-place Prize$63,992

WCOOP 30-L: $5.50 NLO8 [6-Max]

Entries5,089
Players Left125
Prize Pool$24,936
Chip Leaderpokrates (Germany)
First-place Prize$3,551

WCOOP 30-M: $55 NLO8 [6-Max]

Entries1,491
Players Left72
Prize Pool$74,550
Chip Leaderelabuga (Russia)
First-place Prize$11,374

WCOOP 30-H: $530 NLO8 [6-Max]

Entries303
Players Left35
Prize Pool$151,500
Chip Leader1bloodflood (Russia)
First-place Prize$28,918

WCOOP 31-L: $5.50 NLHE [4-Max]

Entries10,478
Players Left101
Prize Pool$51,342
Chip Leadermatijuh (Finland)
First-place Prize$6,837

WCOOP 31-M: $55 NLHE [4-Max]

Entries3,932
Players Left128
Prize Pool$196,600
Chip Leadervalestars14 (Argentina)
First-place Prize$28,103

WCOOP 31-H: $530 NLHE [4-Max]

Entries630
Players Left91
Prize Pool$315,000
Chip LeaderTruthBeTold7 (Canada)
First-place Prize$54,378


Events Scheduled on September 9

Nine new events are on tap on Wednesday, September 9, with PokerNews live reporting bringing you complete coverage of WCOOP-37-H: $5,200 PLO [6-Max, High Roller] that kicks off at 1:05 p.m. ET. Check out the dedicated PokerNews WCOOP Hub for all things WCOOP.

Time (ET)Time (BST)Event
13:0518:05WCOOP 36-L: $22 NLHE [Midweek Freeze], $150K Gtd
13:0518:05WCOOP 36-M: $215 NLHE [Midweek Freeze], $250K Gtd
13:0518:05WCOOP 36-H: $2,100 NLHE [Midweek Freeze], $400K Gtd
13:0518:05WCOOP 37-L: $55 PLO [6-Max], $75K Gtd
13:0518:05WCOOP 37-M: $530 PLO [6-Max], $200K Gtd
13:0518:05WCOOP 37-H: $5,200 PLO [6-Max, High Roller], $500K Gtd
15:0520:05WCOOP 38-L: $11 NLHE [Freezeout], $50K Gtd
15:0520:05WCOOP 38-M: $109 NLHE [Freezeout], $175K Gtd
15:0520:05WCOOP 38-H: $1,050 NLHE [Freezeout], $300K Gtd
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