Day 4 Completed
|Blinds||3,000,000 / 6,000,000|
Players Info - Day 4
Day 4 Completed
"1mSoWeeeaK" Wins First WCOOP Title for $504,584 in the PokerStars WCOOP-72-M: $530 NLHE [8-Max, Main Event]
After just over three hours on the final day of the PokerStars WCOOP-72-M: $530 NLHE [8-Max, Main Event], "1mSoWeeeaK" showed their strength in the end by taking the tournament down for $504,584 by defeating Yuri "Y.Zakharov" Zakharov heads-up.
The tournament attracted 4,821 unique players who reentered 2,284 times to get to a total of 7,105 entries which created a prize pool of $3,552,500 which easily surpassed the initial $2,000,000 guarantee.
"1mSoWeeeaK" came into the final table with a big chip lead and immediately started increasing it by taking a chunk out of Oscar "owilson25" Ramirez's stack. That chip lead was in their hands for most of the day but at some points, Zakharov took it too but those stints didn't last long. In the end, "1mSoWeeeaK" showed no weakness even when things went a bit haywire to take down inaugural Main Event at this buy-in level.
WCOOP-72-M: $530 NLHE [8-Max, Main Event] Final Table Results
|2||Yuri "Y.Zakharov" Zakharov||Russia||$359,680|
|5||Rafael "GM_VALTER" Moraes||Brazil||$130,281|
|8||Oscar "owilson25" Ramirez||Honduras||$47,189|
|9||Marcin "cladarth" Pszenniak||Poland||$33,638|
Final Table Action
In actual fact, Zakharov would be responsible for the first three eliminations of the day. Nine-handed play lasted over an hour before Marcin "cladarth" Pszenniak got his ace-king in when he three-bet shoved. Zakharov's four-bet shove with kings got Oscar "owilson25" Ramirez out of the way while he held throughout the runout of the board. Ramirez then fell to Zakharov when he held tens while the latter had ace-king and flopped top pair.
Then it was time for "kirbyi17" to fall to Zakharov with "tzini9" taken out in sixth place fifteen minutes later by Rafael "GM_VALTER" Moraes. A mere ten minutes later, Moraes got his twenty big blinds in with tens and was ahead against the sevens of Zahkarov but the seven on the flop signalled the end of Moraes' tournament run.
"ZAR84" had started as the shortest stack at the final table but managed to climb the pay ladder while they saw the rest bust. They doubled up once more but with the blinds increasing, their stack dwindled again. At long last, they saw their whole stack go to Zakharov too. Not even ten minutes later, "$harkFlo" was done as their ace-trey couldn't beat the ace-queen of "1mSoWeeeaK".
"1mSoWeeeaK" started the heads-up battle with a slight chip lead and won two more pots before a short deal discussion ensued but failed to come to fruition. "1mSoWeeeaK" kept the pressure on Zakharov and kept building their chip lead. they got Zakharov down 14 big blinds but then doubled him back up.
Things went fast and furiously with only one more hand going to showdown before Zakharov was down to eleven big blinds. Two hands later, Zakharov called the shove of "1mSoWeeeaK" with ace-nine to see he was ahead agains the nine-eight but the eight on the flop and no help on the turn or river meant that the tournament was over with the chips all in the possession of "1mSoWeeeaK".
This concludes the PokerNews coverage of this event but stick around as the WCOOP-72-H: $5,200 NLHE [8-Max, Main Event] still has four players left who are battling it out for the top-prize of $1,499,942.
"1mSoWeeeaK" shoved from the button for Yuri "Y.Zakharov" Zakharov to call for the 63,015,078 he had behind.
Yuri "Y.Zakharov" Zakharov:
Zakharov was ahead with the ace but the flop came for "1mSoWeeeaK" to hit the pair.
The turn was the which didn't chnge things and neither did the on the river as "1mSoWeeeaK" improved to two pair to scoop the first-ever WCOOP-M Main Event for $504,584 while Zakharov walks away with $359,680 for finishing as the runner-up.
A recap is to follow.
"1mSoWeeeaK" raised to 15,000,000 from the button and Yuri "Y.Zakharov" Zakharov called.
The flop came , Zakharov check-called the 10,395,000 continuation-bet of "1mSoWeeeaK".
The turn was the , they both checked to the , Zakharov bet 17,255,700 for "1mSoWeeeaK" to tank and then call. Zakharov tabled the for the bluff for "1mSoWeeeaK" to scoop the pot with the for two pair.
Several hands went to a flop but no hands went any further with most chips going to "1mSoWeeeaK" in the end.
Yuri "Y.Zakharov" Zakharov shoved from the button for 83,657,889 and was called.
Yuri "Y.Zakharov" Zakharov:
The board ran out for Zakharov to double up with the higher two pair.
"1mSoWeeeaK" raised to 15,000,000 from the button and Yuri "Y.Zakharov" Zakharov called. The flop came , Zakharov check-called the 10,395,000 continuation bet of "1mSoWeeeaK". The turn was the , Zakharov checked again. This time, "1mSoWeeeaK" bet 27,190,800 for Zakharov to fold.
In the next hand, Zakharov limped in on the button and "1mSoWeeeaK" raised to 26,040,000 which Zakharov called. The flop came , "1mSoWeeeaK" bet 30,720,000 for Zakharov to fold.
Three hands later, "1mSoWeeeaK" raised to 15,000,000 and Zakharov called. The flop came , Zakharov check-called the 10,395,000 bet of "1mSoWeeeaK". The turn was the , Zakharov checked again and then folded to the 18,840,000 bet of "1mSoWeeeaK".
Yuri "Y.Zakharov" Zakharov limped in on the button and "1mSoWeeeaK" opted to check. The flop came , "1mSoWeeeaK" bet 5,000,000 and was called. They both checked through the on the turn to the on the river. "1mSoWeeeaK" check-called the 5,000,000 bet of Zakharov. Zakharov tabled the for two pair but "1mSoWeeeaK" held the for the higher two pair.
A few hands later, "1mSoWeeeaK" raised to 12,500,000 for Zakharov to three-bet to 46,875,000 but fold when "1mSoWeeeaK" shoved.
A few more hands went to "1mSoWeeeaK" and they raised to 15,000,000 from the button when the lvel had gone up for Zakharov to make the call. The flop came , Zakharov check-folded to the 20,790,000 bet of "1mSoWeeeaK".