2021 World Series of Poker
WCOOP-34-M: $2,100 NLHE [8-Max], $1M Gtd
Days:
123
WCOOP-34-M: $2,100 NLHE [8-Max], $1M Gtd
Day 1 Completed

Daniel Smiljkovic Leads 79 Players Going into Day 2 of WCOOP 34-M: $2,100 NLHE

MattHansen • Level 22: 15,000-30,000, 3,750 ante
Daniel Smiljkovic
Daniel Smiljkovic

The first day of the WCOOP 34-M: $2,100 NLHE is in the books and 79 players will return for Day 2 to battle in the 2021 World Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) on PokerStars. The $1,000,000 guarantee attracted 614 entries to generate a $1,228,000 prize pool, with $214,339 available to the winner.

Germany’s Daniel "SmilleThHero" Smiljkovic finished a wild Day 1 as chip leader and 78 others will return on Monday August 30 to make a run at the final table. Other notable players to advance to Day 2 were ​​Lex "L. Veldhuis" Veldhuis, Tauan "kylix42" Naves, and Arsenii "josef_shvejk" Karmatckii. Vanessa "Niffller" Kade and Benjamin "bencb789" Rolle survived the end of Day 1 with short stacks and they will return tomorrow to try and spin them up and take a shot at making Day 3.

Top Ten Chip Counts

RankPlayerCountryChips
1Daniel "SmilleThHero" SmiljkovicGermany2,786,887
23DTemujinKazakhstan2,530,062
3Paulius "D3cor" VaitiekunasLithuania2,181,866
4MafewsUnited Kingdom2,048,836
5ZnasoSlovakia2,001,692
6Jerry "Perrymejsen" OdeenSweden1,915,770
7Jordan "bigbluffzinc" DrummondCanada1,884,906
8iamivarSweden1,845,770
9Carlos "Carster" ChadhaUnited States1,844,082
10Tauan "kylix42" NavesBrazil1,822,176
    
Total  32,800,000
Average  415,190

The second day of the tournament will kick off on Monday August 30 at 5:05 GMT and will continue until there are nine players left for a final table. The third and final day will be August 31 at 5:05 GMT. The blinds will resume in Level 22 at 15,000/30,000/3750. Players are guaranteed at least $4,367 and there is $214,339 waiting up top.

Payouts

*PlacePrize* 
1$214,339 
2$156,650 
3$114,488 
4$83,673 
5$61,153 
6$44,694 
7$32,664 
8$23,873 
9$19,306 
10-12$15,613 
13-15$12,627 
16-23$10,212 
24-31$8,258 
32-39$6,679 
40-55$5,401 
56-79$4,368 

Be sure to stay tuned to PokerNews for ongoing live coverage of WCOOP 34-M: $2,100 NLHE at PokerStars.

Top Chip Counts from Day 1

MattHansen • Level 22: 15,000-30,000, 3,750 ante
Daniel "SmilleThHero" Smiljkovic DE
Daniel "SmilleThHero" Smiljkovic
DE 2,786,887 -17,125
3DTemujin kz
3DTemujin
kz 2,530,062 432,875
Paulius "D3cor" Vaitiekunas
Paulius "D3cor" Vaitiekunas
2,181,866 388,020
Mafews gb
Mafews
gb 2,048,836
Znaso sk
Znaso
sk 2,001,692 1,695,221
Jerry "Perrymejsen" Odeen se
Jerry "Perrymejsen" Odeen
se 1,915,770 1,283,658
Jordan "bigbluffzinc" Drummond ca
Jordan "bigbluffzinc" Drummond
ca 1,884,906 495,259
iamivar se
iamivar
se 1,845,770
Carlos "Carster" Chadha us
Carlos "Carster" Chadha
us 1,844,082 129,350
Tauan "kylix42" Naves br
Tauan "kylix42" Naves
br 1,822,176 1,057,620
Arsenii "josef_shvejk" Karmatckii RU
Arsenii "josef_shvejk" Karmatckii
RU 1,785,230 1,672,565
Marton "noirduck" Czuczor
Marton "noirduck" Czuczor
1,738,168
Lex "L. Veldhuis" Veldhuis nl
Lex "L. Veldhuis" Veldhuis
nl 1,547,390 323,240
Justin "birddy420" Ouimette ca
Justin "birddy420" Ouimette
ca 1,520,933

Bubble Bursts

MattHansen • Level 22: 15,000-30,000, 3,750 ante

The bubble finally burst when "Arthouse2011" clashed with "iamivar". A pair of aces of was not good enough to beat the ace-to-five flush of "iamivar" and "Arthouse2011" was eliminated from the tournament.

79 players will return tomorrow with a guaranteed min-cash of $4,368.

iamivar se
iamivar
se 1,845,770 569,370
ArtHouse2011 ie
ArtHouse2011
ie Busted
Level:
22
Blinds:
15,000/30,000
Ante:
3,750

Player Break

MattHansen • Level 21: 12,500-25,000, 3,250 ante

Players are on a five minute break. There are still 80 players remaining in the tournament as we pause briefly on the bubble.

Players Near the Bubble

MattHansen • Level 21: 12,500-25,000, 3,250 ante

Players are waiting on one more elimination to burst the bubble.

Benjamin "bencb789" Rolle
Benjamin "bencb789" Rolle
124,034 -351,338
Vanessa "Niffller" Kade
Vanessa "Niffller" Kade
100,115 -53,305
Mr.Creditor ru
Mr.Creditor
ru 69,097 69,097
WS Lynx RU
WS Lynx
RU 52,210 -107,000

Bubble Time

MattHansen • Level 21: 12,500-25,000, 3,250 ante

With 80 players left in the tournament we are now hand-for-hand until one more is eliminated.

Level:
21
Blinds:
12,500/25,000
Ante:
3,250

Smiljkovic Nears 3 Million Chip Mark

MattHansen • Level 20: 10,000-20,000, 2,500 ante

"WS Lynx" raised from middle position to 40,000 and Daniel "SmilleThHero" Smiljkovic made the call from the button.

The flop was {k-Hearts}{4-Clubs}{10-Hearts} and "WS Lynx" fired 51,000 to a quick call from Smiljkovic. The turn was {2-Hearts} and both players checked.

The river {7-Spades} brought another check from "WS Lynx" and a bet of 172,125 from Smiljkovic that forced the fold near the bubble.

Daniel "SmilleThHero" Smiljkovic DE
Daniel "SmilleThHero" Smiljkovic
DE 2,804,012 781,450
WS Lynx RU
WS Lynx
RU 159,210 159,210