2021 GG Spring Festival PokerStars SCOOP 2021 partypoker Sunday LIVE
Event #55: $300 NLHE [Main Event], $200K Gtd

Event Info

Prize Pool $359,520
Players 1284

Players Info - Day 2

Players Left 1
Entries 43
Event #55: $300 NLHE [Main Event], $200K Gtd
Day 2 Completed

"smftt" Wins MICOOP $200K GTD Main Event for $56,398.93


It was a speedy affair to crown a champion on the final day of MICOOP $300 NLHE $200K GTD Main Event as barely four hours passed to whittle down the 43 Day 2 players to a winner.

After the dust settled, it was Day 1 chip leader "smftt" who came out on top to win the inaugural PokerStars Michigan Championship of Online Poker (MICOOP) Main Event for $56,398.93 after outlasting a field of 1,284 entries over two days of poker. The tournament put the cherry on top of the 60-event series, which catered to 28,830 combined entrants and awarded $2,208,002 in prize money, well ahead of the $1.4 million in guaranteed prize pools.

Forty-three hopefuls entered play on Monday night and picked up where they left off on Sunday's Day 1. "smftt" started the day as the chip leader and stayed atop the leaderboard after nearly half the field was sent out with 26 remaining just three levels into the final day.

An hour later, the field had nearly halved again as 13 remained. By that time, "Ryan Haury" held the chip lead with "smftt" sitting in the middle of the pack. The rapid-fire pace of eliminations continued with "smftt" eliminating "PintiMellon" in 10th place setting the stage for the final table.

MICOOP Main Event Final Table Results

8"Ryan Haury"$5,274.48

Final Table Action

The final table lineup saw runner-up "zscoro" sit atop the chip counts with eventual champ "smftt" sitting second in chips. "sexycaitlyn", who had won two MICOOP titles earlier in the series, sat at the bottom of the counts so it was no surprise to see them bounce in ninth place after they were set up by "cbauer6789".

"Ryan Haury" sat in the middle of the pack but after a whiffed tussle against "smftt's" pocket aces, they were tossed out in eighth place. The very next level saw two more virtual bodies drop after "PuntnStacks" failed to complete their open-ended straight against "nldoublej" and "GigglyGrizzlies" lost a flip against the eventual champ.

Five-handed play quickly dwindled down to heads-up action after "zscoro" picked-up made hands against "nldoublej", "LayThePipeDream", and "cbauer6789", taking the chip lead into the final battle. The 56,398.93 top prize was on the line and "smftt" walked to the finish line with ease, winning pot-after-pot until they delivered the final blow to "zscoro" and claimed the 2021 inaugural MICOOP Main Event Champion title.

2021 MICOOP Winners

*DateTournamentGTDEntriesPrize PoolWinnerPrize*  
Saturday, February 20Event #1: $100 NLHE Kick Off, Nightly Star SE$30,000883$81,059PowerRanges$13,652  
Saturday, February 20Event #2: $20 NLHE Rebuy$10,000747$34,580dgallo8719$5,889.48  
Saturday, February 20Event #3: $50 NLHE 8-Max$20,000777$35,353.50jmack2828$5,999.08  
Sunday, February 21Event #4: $100 NLHE 8-Max Deepstack$25,000656$60,220.80WOW $dogecoin$10,386.42  
Sunday, February 21Event #5: $50 NLHE PKO Sunday Warm-Up SE$10,000636$28,938BeetlejuiceHere$3,791.17  
Sunday, February 21Event #6: $200 NLHE Sunday Special SE$40,000430$79,980sexycaitlyn$9,567.68  
Sunday, February 21Event #7: $25 NLHE Mini Sunday Special$12,5001,229$27,959.75Flintston Pip1$1,782.01  
Sunday, February 21Event #8: $100 PLO 8-Max$10,000218$20,012.40VolcanoBurst$2,655.83  
Sunday, February 21Event #9: $75 NLHE Second Chance$7,500299$20,406.75bushr0d906$3,847.01  
Sunday, February 21Event #10: $50 NLHE 8-Max Hyper Turbo Sunday Supersonic$5,000250$11,750Redpower42069$2,266.42  
Monday, February 22Event #11: $100 NLHE 4-Max$15,000312$28,641.60sexycaitlyn$5,355.72  
Monday, February 22Event #12: $50 NLHE 6-Max PKO Battle Royale$20,000646$29,393StatPadford$5,125.54  
Monday, February 22Event #13: $50 PLO8 8-Max$7,500280$12,740imakewinhappen$2,431.28  
Tuesday, February 23Event #14: $200 NLHE Super Tuesday$30,000298$55,428Bout2CrushU$10,448.68  
Tuesday, February 23Event #15: $30 NLHE Mini Super Tuesday$15,000950$25,935strep75$3,163.06  
Tuesday, February 23Event #16: $50 PL 5-Card Draw Turbo$3,00095$4,322.50Dom007alv$1,009.48  
Wednesday, February 24Event #17: $100 PLO 6-Max$7,500158$14,504.40teddylansky$2,788  
Wednesday, February 24Event #18: $500 NLH 6-Max High Roller$35,000131$61,570Surge_Ibaka$12,988.35  
Wednesday, February 24Event #19: $50 NLH 6-Max$20,000562$25,571ShortGME$3,381.71  
Thursday, February 25Event #20: $200 NLH PKO Thursday Thrill$30,000256$47,616Owens18853$9,778.32  
Thursday, February 25Event #21: $30 NLH PKO Mini Thursday Thrill$22,713.60832$22,713.60DrnknMunky81$3,180.88  
Thursday, February 25Event #22: $30 5-Card PLO 6-Max Turbo$30,000198$5,405.40NooWayyy$1,062.98  
Friday, February 26Event #23: $100 FLHE 6-Max$5,00087$7,986.60smyoung17$1,948.04  
Friday, February 26Event #24: $100 NLHE Big Antes$7,500342$31,395.60Pepbuzz$5,858.88  
Friday, February 26Event #25: $150 NLHE 6-Max Turbo$10,000136$18,727.20chunkypineapple$3,950.61  
Saturday, February 27Event #26: $50 HORSE Turbo$6,000278$12,649new_doc793$2,413.88  
Saturday, February 27Event #27: $50 NLHE Rebuy$20,000394$37,901.50BigBensPigPen$3,425.60  
Saturday, February 27Event #28: $100 NLHE Turbo Saturday Speedway$20,000287$26,346.60equitorialhaze$5,027.51  
Sunday, February 28Event #29: $100 NLHE 8-Max Marathon$50,000575$52,785"SayWhen13"$7,132.41  
Sunday, February 28Event #30: $50 NLHE Sunday Warm Up$25,000602$27,391ChippewaBadger7$4,243.99  
Sunday, February 28Event #31: $250 NLHE Sunday Special$100,000461$107,413GrndChalengChmp$19,161.33  
Sunday, February 28Event #32: $30 NLHE Sunday Special Mini$30,0001,137$31,040.10BlackNBlueReign$4,978.57  
Sunday, February 28Event #33: $50 PLO 8-Max Turbo$10,000191$10,000new man i244$1,986.63  
Sunday, February 28Event #34: $100 NLHE 6-Max$20,000319$29,284.20Coolriver84$5,495.38  
Sunday, February 28Event #35: $75 NLHE Hyper-Turbo Sunday Supersonic$20,000209$20,000Jbird401$3,900.47  
Monday, March 1Event #36: $50 NLHE 4-Max$15,000452$20,566IsleOfSkyGuy$3,663.89  
Monday, March 1Event #37: $100 NLHE 6-Max PKO Battle Royale$25,000414$38,005.20bigbuck2150$6,370.66  
Tuesday, March 2Event #38: $250 NLHE Super Tuesday$50,000257$59,8819NINENINE$11,525.02  
Tuesday, March 2Event #39: $50 NLHE Super Tuesday Mini$25,000644$29,302JBzDAD$5,135.90  
Tuesday, March 2Event #40: $50 Stud Hi Lo$5,000134$6,097UraPokerPro23$1,340.76  
Wednesday, March 3Event #41: $250 PLO 6-Max High Roller$20,000108$25,164grandma1967$5,876.69  
Wednesday, March 3Event #42: $30 PLO 6-Max$5,000385$10,510.50toneloco6464$1,231.56  
Wednesday, March 3Event #43: $100 NLHE 6-Max Turbo$20,000322$29,559.60Andrew "autokorekt" Korby$5,547.22  
Thursday, March 4Event #44: $250 NLHE PKO Thursday Thrill$50,000276$64,308DegenCNol$12,749.11  
Thursday, March 4Event #45: $50 NLHE PLO Thursday Thrill Mini$25,000634$28,847Theseus Q$4,491.34  
Thursday, March 4Event #46: $20 NLHE Turbo$15,000773$15,000Shep Dah$1,791.54  
Friday, March 5Event #47: $10 NLHE 6-Max Rebuy$15,000760$21,157.50FarmingYou$3,594.18  
Friday, March 5Event #48: $75 NLHE$15,000558$38,083.50smileybpoker$6,726.72  
Friday, March 5Event #49: $20 NLHE 6-Max Turbo$5,000598$10,883.60seif71$1,903.65  
Saturday, March 6Event #50: $50 8-Game$10,000276$12,558LucifersPop$2,389.91  
Saturday, March 6Event #51: $50 NLHE 6-Max Turbo Zoom$15,000520$23,660ivegotstylekid$4,186.37  
Saturday, March 6Event #52: $50 NLHE Turbo Saturday Speedway$10,000374$17,017may0master$3,119.14  
Sunday, March 7Event #53: $50 NLHE 8-Max Marathon$35,000771$35,080.50Turb0Rapt0r$5,952.99  
Sunday, March 7Event #54: $100 NLHE PKO$40,000460$42,228PureMiLizKing$6,818.32  
Sunday, March 7Event #55: $300 NLHE Main Event$200,0001,284$359,520smftt$56,398.35  
Sunday, March 7Event #56: $50 NLHE Mini Main Event$50,0001,201$54,645.50BiggYBlains22$8,573.25  
Sunday, March 7Event #57: $200 NLHE 6-Max Turbo$30,000109$30,000J_Voorhees187$7,006.04  
Sunday, March 7Event #58: $100 NLHE Hyper-Turbo Sunday Supersonic$15,000247$23,465LDKZOO17$2,826.95  
Monday, March 8Event #59: $100 NLHE Nightly Stars$30,000540$49,572Coolriver84$6,629.72  
Monday, March 8Event #60: $20 NLHE Heads-Up Turbo PKO Zoom$10,000872$15,870.40Snapitoffinyou$2,498.06  

"zscoro" Eliminated in 2nd Place ($40,202.13)


In Level 41 with blinds at 500,000/1,000,000/100,000, "smftt" raised to 2,100,000 and then called the 13,234,426 three-bet jam from "zscoro".

"smftt": {7-Diamonds}{7-Hearts}
"zscoro": {a-Diamonds}{8-Clubs}

"zscoro" was behind the made hand of "smftt" and nothing changed after the {6-Hearts}{j-Spades}{5-Clubs} flop.

The the {7-Spades} turn gave "smftt" a set of sevens, leaving "zscoro" drawing to either a four or a nine.

Unfortunately for "zscoro", the {5-Diamonds} appeared on the river and ended their tournament.

smftt 128,400,000 69,150,178
zscoro us Busted

"cbauer6789" Eliminated in 3rd Place ($28,657.44)


In Level 40 with blinds at 400,000/800,000/100,000, "smftt" raised to 1,680,000, "cbauer6789" three-bet all in for 10,492,540 and only "zscoro" called.

"zscoro": {9-Diamonds}{9-Spades}
"cbauer6789": {a-Hearts}{6-Clubs}

"zscoro" was ahead with their made hand and nothing changed after the {6-Spades}{2-Spades}{5-Diamonds} flop.

The {10-Diamonds} turn left "cbauer6789" drawing to an ace or a six but the river came the {7-Spades} and ended their night in third place for $28,657.44.

zscoro us 69,150,178 4,898,802
smftt 59,249,822 15,084,218
cbauer6789 Busted

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"LayThePipeDream" Eliminated in 4th Place ($20,427.99)


In Level 39 with blinds at 350,000/700,000/87,500, "zscoro" limped-in from the small blind and then snap-called "LayThePipeDream's" 12,545,954 three-bet jam from the big blind.

"zscoro": {a-Hearts}{a-Clubs}
"LayThePipeDream": {a-Spades}{k-Clubs}

"zscoro" laid a trap and "LayThePipeDream" woke up with big slick at the wrong time and the {9-Clubs}{5-Hearts}{q-Diamonds}{a-Diamonds}{10-Hearts} runout eliminated them in fourth place for $20,427.99.

zscoro us 64,251,376 10,920,454
LayThePipeDream Busted

"nldoublej" Eliminated in 5th Place ($14,561.81)


In Level 39 with blinds at 350,000/700,000/87,500, "nldoublej" raised all in for 10,087,142 and was called by "zscoro" from the button.

"zscoro": {8-Spades}{8-Diamonds}
"nldoublej": {a-Spades}{q-Clubs}

"nldoublej" was behind looking to pair either of their overs but failed as the {6-Spades}{7-Clubs}{3-Diamonds}{3-Clubs}{6-Diamonds} runout ended their tournament.

zscoro us 53,330,922 23,249,642
nldoublej Busted

"GigglyGrizzlies" Eliminated in 6th Place ($10,380.16)


In Level 38 with blinds at 300,000/600,000/75,000, "smftt" opened for 1,260,000 from under the gun and then called the 6,073,162 three-bet jam "GigglyGrizzlies" made from the cutoff.

"smftt": {a-Hearts}{8-Hearts}
"GigglyGrizzlies": {2-Clubs}{2-Hearts}

"GigglyGrizzlies" was ahead with their small pocket pair but had a sweat after the {6-Spades}{7-Clubs}{6-Hearts} flop came with a pair of sixes.

The {3-Clubs} turn was safe for "GigglyGrizzlies" but the {a-Diamonds} river paired "smftt" and ended their Main Event in sixth place for $10,380.16.

zscoro us 30,081,280 -5,253,644
GigglyGrizzlies Busted

"PuntnStacks" Eliminated in 7th Place ($7,399.31)


In Level 38 with blinds at 300,000/600,000/75,000, action folded to "PuntnStacks" who raised all in for 8,935,272 from the small blind and "nldoublej" snap-called from the big blind.

"nldoublej": {a-Hearts}{q-Diamonds}
"PuntnStacks": {10-Hearts}{9-Hearts}

"PuntnStacks" was behind holding live cards and added more outs after the {4-Hearts}{8-Spades}{7-Clubs} flop gave them an open-ended straight draw.

The {q-Spades} turn was bad for "PuntnStacks" as it took away some of their outs and left them drawing to either a six or jack to stay alive.

Unfortunately for them, the {q-Hearts} completed the board and ended their tournament.

nldoublej 20,599,499 8,735,272
PuntnStacks Busted

"Ryan Haury" Eliminated in 8th Place ($5,274.48)


In Level 37 with blinds at 250,000/500,000/62,500, "smftt" raised to 1,050,000 from early position and "Ryan Haury" defended their big blind to see a {6-Diamonds}{4-Spades}{5-Clubs} flop appear.

"Ryan Haury" led out for 940,500 and then called the 2,650,000 raise from "smftt" bringing the {k-Spades} turn.

A series of raises saw "Ryan Haury" get their remaining chips in the middle and was called by "smftt".

"smftt": {a-Clubs}{a-Spades}
"Ryan Haury": {k-Hearts}{4-Hearts}

"Ryan Haury" was ahead after turning two-pair but the {5-Hearts} paired the board on the river and ended their tournament.

smftt 44,165,604 19,528,612
Ryan Haury us Busted