PokerStars WCOOP 2021

WCOOP-91-H: $5,200 NLHE [8-Max, NLHE Main Event], $10M Gtd
Days: 1
Event Info

PokerStars WCOOP 2021

Final Results
Winning Hand
Event Info
Prize Pool
Level Info
3,500,000 / 7,000,000
Players Info - Day 1
Players Left

WCOOP-91-H: $5,200 NLHE [8-Max, NLHE Main Event], $10M Gtd

Day 1 Completed

Santo “kleinebakker007” Bakker of the Netherlands Leads the Field into Day 2 of WCOOP 91-H: $5,200 NLHE [8-Max, NLHE Main Event]

Level 15 : 5,000-10,000, 1,250 ante
WCOOP 2021
WCOOP 2021

Santo “kleinebakker007” Bakker of the Netherlands leads all players into Day 2 of WCOOP 91-H: $5,200 NLHE [8-Max, NLHE Main Event] with over one million chips more than Mirza "zazano" Muhovic in second place. The World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) is reaching its climax as the guaranteed prize pool of $10,000,000 attracted 1,692 entrants to the main event and many more are expected before the end of registration at the beginning of Day 2 on Monday.

Bakker was a factor all day in the top ten on the leaderboard and he took a massive lead in the final level of Day 1 when “mmoneyrakerp” shipped over a million chips to Bakker and his full house. Bakker is coming off a win in Event #64-M of the Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) and looks to build on an already terrific year with a deep run in the WCOOP main event.

WCOOP 91-H: $5,200 NLHE Main Event Top Ten Day 1 Chip Counts

RankPlayerCountryChip Count
1Santo "kleinebakker007" BakkerNetherlands3,846,895
2Mirza "zazano" MuhovicLuxembourg2,592,276
5Guntis "[email protected]" AleskinsLatvia2,163,742
6Kelvin "kelvin_fp:ar" KerberBrazil2,107,206
7Tyler "Juicy_J_93" JardineCanada2,088,631
8M.Flush.N Brazil2,075,192
10Rinat "Zapahzamazki" LyapinRussia2,013,555

Other notables making their way into Day 2 include Anatoly "NL_Profit" Filatov, Mason "Pye_Face21" Pye, and Anton "Bomber&Granater" Wigg.

​​Monday’s Day 2 will start at 5:10 p.m. GMT on September 13 and will continue until 72 players are remaining. Day 3 will have Tuesday to play down to a final table that will take place on Wednesday September 15.

Players started with 250,000 chips and blinds will resume in Level 16 at 6000/12,000 and a 1,500 ante with an increase every 30 minutes. Re-entry is available for 24 hours after the start of the tournament and the registration period will close at the start of Day 2.

Be sure to keep it here on Monday for Day 2 at 5:10 p.m. GMT while the PokerNews live reporting team provides the updates on the action as it happens.

Top Ten Chip Counts After Day 1

Level 15 : 5,000-10,000, 1,250 ante
Player Chips Progress
Santo "kleinebakker007" Bakker nl
Santo "kleinebakker007" Bakker
3,846,895 32,220
Mirza "zazano" Muhovic lu
Mirza "zazano" Muhovic
2,592,276 2,094,408
2,483,061 2,483,061
seboraptor pl
2,324,945 2,324,945
Guntis "poker@luffyD" Aleskins lv
Guntis "[email protected]" Aleskins
2,163,742 10,394
Kelvin "kelvin_fp:ar" Kerber br
Kelvin "kelvin_fp:ar" Kerber
2,107,206 2,107,206
Tyler "Juicy_J_93" Jardine ca
Tyler "Juicy_J_93" Jardine
2,088,631 2,088,631
M.Flush.N br
2,075,192 -136,956
MfunplayerS ch
2,026,354 484,406
Rinat "Zapahzamazki" Lyapin ru
Rinat "Zapahzamazki" Lyapin

End of Day 1

Level 15 : 5,000-10,000, 1,250 ante

Play has ended on Day 1. There have been 1,689 entrants so far and 577 players remain.

Play will resume tomorrow, Monday September 13, at 5:10 p.m. GMT.

Stay tuned for the leaderboard and recap.

Bakker Folds to Pressure

Level 15 : 5,000-10,000, 1,250 ante

Santo "kleinebakker007" Bakker opened from under the gun with a raise to 22,000. "Niklman090" three-bet to 75,000 and Bakker four-bet to 160,000. "Niklman909" made the call.

The flop was {7-Spades}{k-Diamonds}{4-Diamonds} and Bakker got a check-call with a bet of 120,000.

The turn was {5-Diamonds} and Bakker bet 200,000. "Niklman909" shoved for 647,459 and after Bakker made the fold after a short tank.

Player Chips Progress
Santo "kleinebakker007" Bakker nl
Santo "kleinebakker007" Bakker
3,814,675 -353,550
Niklman909 gr

Patrick Leonard Wins Back-to-Back WCOOP Titles

Level 15 : 5,000-10,000, 1,250 ante
Patrick Leonard
Patrick Leonard

Patrick "pads1161" Leonard is enjoying a purple patch of form, one that has seen the popular British superstar secured back-to-back WCOOP titles. Leonard won the WCOOP #08-H: $5,200 NLHE 8-Max PKO on August 24, and followed that up with victory in the WCOOP-15-H: $1,050 NL 2-7 Single Draw 7-Max event.

Leonard’s victory came after he navigated his way through a star-studded field of 70 players in the $1,050 buy-in NL 2-7 Single Draw 7-Max tournament.

Read more about Patrick Leonard’s Amazing WCOOP Achievement

Bakker Scoops Huge Pot

Level 15 : 5,000-10,000, 1,250 ante

"mmoneyrakerp" limped in from middle position and "icedavid" raised to 27,000. Santo "kleinebakker007" Bakker made the call from the button and "mmoneyrakerp" three-bet to 60,000. "icedavid" and Bakker both made the call.

The flop was {8-Clubs}{a-Clubs}{7-Hearts} and "mmoneyrakerp" fired 89,000. "icedavid" got out of the way and Bakker raised to 225,000. "mmoneyrakerp" made the call to see a {j-Diamonds} on the turn.

Bakker bet 477,000 on teh turn and "mmoneyrakerp" shoved for 1,115,465. Bakker made the quick call and turned over {7-Clubs}{7-Diamonds}. "mmoneyrakerp" had {a-Hearts}{2-Hearts}.

The river was {8-Diamonds} and Bakker scooped the massive pot to felt "mmoneyrakerp" and move above four million chips.

Player Chips Progress
Santo "kleinebakker007" Bakker nl
Santo "kleinebakker007" Bakker
4,168,225 1,758,928
icedavid hu
395,794 -132,657
mmoneyrakerp mt

Level: 15

Blinds: 5,000/10,000

Ante: 1,250

Nolte Felts Swart with Aces

Level 14 : 4,500-9,000, 1,100 ante

Andries "Pokerger1337" Swart three-bet a raise from a player under the gun to 63,360. Action folded around to Christian "Gambler4444" Nolte in the big blind for a four-bet to 156,660. The under the gun player got out of the way and Swart shoved for 293,876. Nolte made the quick call.

Andries "Pokerger1337" Swart: {a-Clubs}{k-Spades}
Christian "Gambler4444" Nolte: {a-Hearts}{a-Diamonds}

The board ran out {2-Diamonds}{6-Clubs}{8-Diamonds}{k-Hearts}{7-Spades} and the aces held up to felt Swart as the end of Day 1 nears.

Player Chips Progress
Christian "Gambler4444" Nolte at
Christian "Gambler4444" Nolte
1,491,896 319,437
Andries "Pokerger1337" Swart nl
Andries "Pokerger1337" Swart