May 21, 2020

PokerNews Live Reported Events “auercan” Wins SCOOP-74-L: $109 NLHE Main Event After Three-Way Deal ($371,751) Joao “HayashiJoão” Hayashi Wins SCOOP 74-M: $1,050 NLHE Main Event ($920,067) “Alexgirs” Wins the SCOOP 2020 $10,300 Main Event ($920,596) Adrian “Amadi_017” Mateos Wins Second SCOOP Title in Event 79-M: $1,050 NLHE Steve O’Dwyer Wins SCOOP-79-H: $10,300 NLHE ($241,956)Other Day 21 Results SCOOP 82-L: $11 FL Badugi SCOOP 82-M: $109 FL Badugi SCOOP 82-H: $1,050 FL BadugiIn-Play Events SCOOP 81-L: $5.50 NLHE [6-Max, Midweek Freeze] SCOOP 81-M: $55 NLHE [6-Max, Midweek Freeze] SCOOP 81-H: $530 NLHE [6-Max, Midweek Freeze] SCOOP 83-L: $22 NLHE [8-Max, Progressive KO] SCOOP 83-M: $215 NLHE [8-Max, Progressive KO] SCOOP 83-H: $2,100 NLHE [8-Max, Progressive KO]Events Scheduled on May 21

On what was originally scheduled as the final night of the SCOOP PokerStars 2020 Spring Championship Of Online Poker (SCOOP)read all about the SCOOP extension to May 31 here — the biggest tournaments of the series came to their conclusion. And what a night it was!

The three Main Events, with buy-ins of $109, $1,050, and $10,300 all crowned their champions on Day 21 of the series. The low event resulted in a victory for Latvian “auercan”, who won $371,751 after striking a three-way deal. In the $1,050 Main Event, Brazil’s João “HayashiJoão” Hayashi made a huge score of $920.067 — nearly equal to the first-place prize in the high — after defeating Michael “merla888” Gathy heads-up. The high $10,300 Main Event resulted in a victory for Belarus’ “alexgirs”, with a detailed reported in a separate article.

Several other big events crowned fitting names as champions as two of the game’s very best, Adrian “Amadi_017” Mateos and Steve “Mr. Tim Caum” O’Dwyer, added another title to their poker resumés. Mateos won his second SCOOP-title in SCOOP-79-M: $1,050 NLHE ($164,398), while O’Dwyer notched a second high-roller title in SCOOP-79-H: $10,300 High Roller, after already winning the $25K High Roller earlier this series.

For a detailed account of all the action of last night, check out the PokerNews live reporting section.

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PokerNews Live Reported Events
“auercan” Wins SCOOP-74-L: $109 NLHE Main Event After Three-Way Deal ($371,751)

After four days of play,”auercan” from Latvia was the last man standing in the PokerStars 2020 Spring Championship of Online Poker -74-L: $109 NLHE [8-Max, Main Event] after a three-way deal with “UruRey” and “penguy2”. He claimed the top prize of $371,751 and the title for navigating through a massive field of 46,238 entries, creating a total prize pool of $4,623,800.

Notable names at the final table were “LOL_U_91”, playing from Mexico, and Austria’s Manuel “young_diam18” Blaschke, who finished in fourth ($157,465) and fifth ($112,246), respectively.

PlacePlayerCountryPrize 1auercanLatvia$371,750.73 2UruReyUruguay$323,656.17 3penguy2Ireland$270,143.96 4LOL_U_91Mexico$157,464.89 5Manuel “young_diam18” BlaschkeAustria$112,245.98 6LukeN73Czech Republic$80,012.54 7GeleiaTrskBrazil$57,035.49 8HellRaiserSBGermany$40,656.61 9marma07Brazil$28,981.05

Read all the SCOOP 74-L Main Event live updates here.

Joao “HayashiJoão” Hayashi Wins SCOOP 74-M: $1,050 NLHE Main Event ($920,067)

After less than three hours, Joao “HayashiJoão” Hayashi has won the PokerStars 2020 Spring Championship of Online Poker 74-M: $1,050 Main Event for $920,067 be defeating Michael “merla888” Gathy heads-up who claimed $655,853 for his efforts. The 2020 Main Event had the biggest turnout in their history, beating the 2018 record of a 5,508-player field as a whopping 6,475 entries showed up to create a monster prize pool of $6,475,000.

Hayashi overcame a final table which also included the likes of “luelue399”, Luis Gustavo “gkamei09” Kamei, “WNDRWMN23”, “Oledjan”, “Tydarax”, Jon “luckyfish89” Clark, and Matheus “mpZancan” Zancan.

The final day went by fast and resulted in a heads-up between Hayashi and Gathy, with the latter sporting a chip lead of over 2:1 coming into the final showdown. Hayashi made a couple of strong calls, a check-raise all in on the river that went through uncontested and then rivered a straight to leave the Belgian professional on a short stack. Gathy’s final 12 big blinds went in with queen-jack, Hayashi called with ace-eight and improved to a full house along the way for the biggest win of his career.

PlacePlayerCountryPrize 1João “HayashiJoão” HayashiBrazil$920,067 2Michael “merla888” GathyBelgium$655,853 3luelue399Canada$467,515 4Luis Gustavo “gkamei09” KameiBrazil$333,261 5WNDRWMN23United Kingdom$237,561 6OledjanBelarus$169,341 7TydaraxAustria$120,712 8Jon “luckyfish89” ClarkUnited Kingdom$86,048 9Matheus “mpZancan” ZancanBrazil$61,338

Read all the SCOOP 74-M Main Event live updates here.

“Alexgirs” Wins the SCOOP 2020 $10,300 Main Event ($920,596)

Read our dedicated article for “Alexgirs” win in the SCOOP 74-H Main Event.

PlaceWinnerCountryPayout 1″Alexgirs”Belarus$920,596* 2Pablo “pabritz” BritoBrazil$764,942* 3Alex “dynoalot” DifeliceCanada$722,075* 4Pieter “XMorphineX” AertsBelgium$414,960 5Daniel “Oxota” DvoressCanada$303,273 6Michael “imluckbox” AddamoUnited Kingdom$221,648 7Max “goodeh99” SilverIreland$161,992 8Benjamin “bencb789” RolleAustria$118,392 9″EEE27″Finland$95,745

Adrian “Amadi_017” Mateos Wins Second SCOOP Title in Event 79-M: $1,050 NLHE

Almost eight hours were needed for Day 2 of the PokerStars 2020 SCOOP-79-M: $1,050 Super Tuesday Special Edition to finish and it was a well-known name that ended with all the chips in front of him. Adrian “Amadi_017” Mateos managed to win his second SCOOP title after besting Bernardo “Machadada RS” Rocha heads-up. Mateos walked away with a $164,398 prize, which was smaller than the $234,030 he had won along with his first SCOOP title on Event #30-H: $2,100 NLHE [6-max], back in 2017.

The event had 937 entries and didn’t surpass the $1,000,000 guaranteed prize pool that was set. Day 2 started with 88 players and except Mateos and Rocha, Simon “Igorkarkarof” Pedersen was in the final table too.

PlaceWinnerCountryPayout 1Adrian “Amadi_017” MateosSpain$164,398 2Bernardo “Machadada RS” RochaBrazil$118,812 3BBRS999Serbia$85,867 4MCalaiChina$62,057 5samuraiUAUkraine$44,850 6Simon “Igorkarkarof” PedersenDenmark$32,414 7AnFiieLD.United Kingdom$23,425 8DaanOssAustria$16,930 9vladxxxroRomania$13,598

Read back how Mateos won in the PokerNews live reporting section

Steve O’Dwyer Wins SCOOP-79-H: $10,300 NLHE ($241,956)

Steve “Mr. Tim Caum” O’Dwyer added to a strong PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker run with his second title in less than a week.

This time, O’Dwyer shipped SCOOP-79-H: $10,300 NLHE [8-Max, High Roller], $1M Gtd, getting through a small field of 105 entries to bank $241,956. Previously, he’d grabbed one of the bigger prizes of the series by taking the $25K High Roller for $521,598.

The white-hot Connor “blanconegro” Drinan had a bid for an unprecedented sixth SCOOP title in a single series — his five is already a record — end with a seventh-place finish when he bluffed off most of his chips.

PlacePlayerCountryPrize 1Steve “Mr. Tim Caum” O’DwyerIreland$241,956 2Juan “Malaka$tyle” PardoU.K.$185,765 3Brunno “botteonpoker” BotteonBrazil$142,624 4Pascal “Pass_72” LefrancoisCanada$109,501 5Pedro “PaDiLhA SP” PadilhaBrazil$84,071 6Jorryt “TheCleaner11” van HoofU.K.$64,547 7Connor “blanconegro” DrinanMexico$49,557 8Linus “LLinusLLove” LoeligerAustria$38,048 9Simon “simon1471” HigginsU.K.$31,822

Relive the high-stakes action of Event 79-H right here.

Other Day 21 Results

The first events of the extended schedule wrapped up as well last night with Badugi, a game for true poker connoisseur’s, on tap. Check out the results here.

SCOOP 82-L: $11 FL Badugi
Entries1,683 Prize Pool$16,493 Winner282828drakon (United Kingdom) First-place prize$2,888
SCOOP 82-M: $109 FL Badugi
Entries318 Prize Pool$31,800 Winneralligator14 (Norway) First-place prize$6,122
SCOOP 82-H: $1,050 FL Badugi
Entries60 Prize Pool$19,500 WinnerMuka82 (Brazil) First-place prize$19,500

In-Play Events
SCOOP 81-L: $5.50 NLHE [6-Max, Midweek Freeze]
Entries15,832 Players left135 Prize Pool$77,577 Chip leaderBouncyBear93 (Germany) First-place prize$8,635
SCOOP 81-M: $55 NLHE [6-Max, Midweek Freeze]
Entries5,703 Players left107 Prize Pool$285,150 Chip leaderpittas33 (Cyprus) First-place prize$40,535
SCOOP 81-H: $530 NLHE [6-Max, Midweek Freeze]
Entries630 Players left17 Prize Pool$350,000 Chip leaderMakuFz (Estonia) First-place prize$61,202
SCOOP 83-L: $22 NLHE [8-Max, Progressive KO]
Entries22,224 Players left270 Prize Pool$444,480 Chip leaderluckysamuel007 (Austria) First-place prize$18,585
SCOOP 83-M: $215 NLHE [8-Max, Progressive KO]
Entries3,691 Players left80 Prize Pool$738,200 Chip leaderChrosty (Finland) First-place prize$45,226
SCOOP 83-H: $2,100 NLHE [8-Max, Progressive KO]
Entries227 Players left27 Prize Pool$500,000 Chip leaderNacho124441 (Mexico) First-place prize$46,945

Events Scheduled on May 21

The extended SCOOP series is fully underway with nine new events kicking off on Thursday. Check out their starting times below.

Time (EDT)Time (GMT)TournamentGuarantee 10:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.SCOOP-84-L: $5.50 NLHE$75,000 10:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.SCOOP-84-M: $55 NLHE$250,000 10:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.SCOOP-84-H: $530 NLHE$350,000 1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.SCOOP-85-L: $11 NLHE [8 Max, Progressive KO]$150,000 1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.SCOOP-85-L: $11 NLHE [8 Max, Progressive KO, Mini Thursday Thrill SE]$500,000 1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.SCOOP-85-L: $11 NLHE [8 Max, Progressive KO, Thursday Thrill SE]$1,000,000 3:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.SCOOP-86-L: $22 NLHE/PLO$75,000 3:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.SCOOP-86-L: $215 NLHE/PLO$150,000 3:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.SCOOP-86-L: $2,100 NLHE/PLO$300,000

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