It was a busy night for Anatoly "NL_Profit" Filatov who not only finished third in the Super MILLION$ over on GGPoker, but also holds the chip lead with just 22 players remaining in WCOOP 71-H: $2,100 NLHE.
Last month he won WCOOP 06-H for $97,851 and will be looking to secure a $134,908 first prize when play resumes. He's joined in Day 2 by several others including PokerStars Ambassador Lex Veldhuis and Gavin "gavz101" Cochrane.
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Anatoly "NL_Profit" Filatov 2021 Leads Final 16 in WCOOP 71-H: $2,100 NLHE
After nearly five hours in this year's Pokerstars World Championship of Online Poker high-stakes contest, just two full tables remain in the hunt for the WCOOP 71-H: $2,100 NLHE [8-Max, Freezeout, Mini Super Tuesday SE] title. Each player has already guaranteed a payday of at least $7,103, with the winner taking home $134,908. The 369 entries into the tournament has generated a prize pool totalling $738,000.
The World Championship of Online Poker just added another champion after just six hours of play during the final day of WCOOP-63-M: $1,050 NLHE [8-Max, Progressive KO]. The 1,930 entry field saw just 16 return for the final day, with Eduardo "Eduardo850" Silva reigning supreme, taking down a WCOOP title and $224,375 .
Silva started the final table third in chips and quickly doubled, before sending two players to the rail to take a commanding chip lead. Three-handed, Silva battled with "baaaaddyyyy" before sending them to the rail, retaining his chip lead into heads-up.
Guilherme "Guizãoo_" Carmo was at a large deficit to begin but managed to take down a few pots quickly to close the gap. However, Silva was too much for him, picking up aces to sending Carmo to the rail and securing victory in the process.
Final Table Results for WCOOP-63-M: $1,050 NLHE [8-Max, Progressive KO]
Filatov is looking to secure a $134,908 first prize and his third WCOOP title of his career
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Calum has been a part of the PokerNews team since September 2021 after working in the UK energy sector. He played his first hand of poker in 2017 and immediately fell in love with the game. Calum's proudest poker achievement is winning the only tournament he has ever played in Las Vegas, the prestigious $60 Flamingo evening event.