WCOOP Day 11: Online Legend Beresford Finally Off the Mark with First WCOOP Title

There were plenty of big names getting in on the action in the PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) with Dzmitry “Colisea” Urbanovich grabbing his fifth title, and Noah “Exclusive” Boeken who added his second title of the festival and fourth overall.

However, all eyes were on the PokerNews live reporting as Conor “1_conor_b_1” Beresford grabbed his first WCOOP title after winning WCOOP-33-H: $5,200 NLHE [8-Max, High Roller] for $162,674.

Meanwhile Laszlo “omaha4rollz” Bujtas leads 14 remaining in the PLO High Roller, and Fintan “easywithaces” Hand is well-placed with 20 players remaining in WCOOP 36-H: $2,100 NLHE [Midweek Freeze].

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Conor “1_conor_b_1” Beresford Finally Wins His First WCOOP Title for $162,674 in WCOOP-33-H: $5,200 NLHE [8-Max, High Roller]

Beresford vs Reeves

The number player in the world according to the online poker rankings Conor “1_conor_b_1” Beresford has won many titles but had never laid claim to a WCOOP title. He has now finally done it by winning the PokerStars WCOOP-33-H: $5,200 NLHE [8-Max, High Roller] for $162,674.

The tournament attracted 155 entries to create a prize pool of $775,000 with the lion-share going to Beresford as he defeated Luke “Bit2Easy” Reeves heads-up. Beresford came close in 2013 when he finished in fourth place and already won three SCOOP tournaments but at long last has taken down a WCOOP tournament. As this was a high roller, many of the poker elite came to take a shot at a title and the prize money that comes with it and only 14 players made it through to Day 2.

Joining the two Brits on the final table were “Boootsy”, Mike “SirWatts” Watson, Alexandru “steakaddict.” Papazian, Mirza “zazano” Muhovic, Sergei “Futti18” Koliakov, David “EzPaTuLa” Cabrera, and Ole “wizowizo” Schemion.

WCOOP-33-H: $5,200 NLHE [8-Max, High Roller] Final Table Results

Place Player Country Prize
1 Conor “1_conor_b_1” Beresford United Kingdom $162,674
2 Luke “Bit2Easy” Reeves United Kingdom $125,932
3 “Boootsy” Canada $97,488
4 Mike “SirWatts” Watson Canada $75,469
5 Alexandru “steakaddict.” Papazian Romania $58,423
6 Mirza “zazano” Muhovic Luxembourg $45,228
7 Sergei “Futti18” Koliakov Russia $35,012
8 David “EzPaTuLa” Cabrera Spain $27,104
9 Ole “wizowizo” Schemion Germany $22,312

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Bujtas and Deeb Lead 14 Survivors in WCOOP-37-H: $5,200 PLO [6-Max, High Roller]

Laszlo Bujtas

Another high stakes tournament of the PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker 2020 has wrapped up for the night as the money bubble burst in WCOOP-37-H: $5,200 PLO [6-Max, High Roller] to leave 14 survivors out of a field of 125 entries. They are all guaranteed a portion of the $625,000 prize pool with $12,900 locked up so far, and the winner can look forward to a payday of $140,506.

Laszlo Bujtas fired three bullets and finished Day 1 at the top of the leaderboard with 2,123,462. Shaun “shaundeeb” Deeb picked a different strategy and entered towards the end of the late registration period, quickly doubled two times and spun that stack up further to claim 1,916,970 for the final day.

Some of the other survivors include Christopher “lissi stinkt” Frank (696,078), Adam “fishbones11” Fyshe (573,517) and Ludovic “ludovi333” Geilich (377,574).

Top 5 Chip Counts

Position Player Country Chip Count Big Blinds
1 Laszlo “omaha4rollz” Bujtas Hungary 2,123,462 133
2 Shaun “shaundeeb” Deeb United States 1,916,970 120
3 jedimaster82 Sweden 1,313,792 82
4 Andras “probirs” Nemeth Hungary 1,044,947 65
5 Richard “raconteur” Gryko United Kingdom 1,042,894 65

WCOOP Day 11 Results

After two runner-up finishes in 2019, Dzmitry “Colisea” Urbanovich added a fifth WCOOP title to his poker resume with victory in WCOOP 34-H: $2,100 8-Game as Noah “Exclusive” Boeken won his second of the festival – his fourth overall – in WCOOP 34-M: $215 8-Game.

WCOOP 32-L: $11 NLHE [Progressive KO, Freezeout]

Entries 11,029
Prize Pool $108,084
Winner Bellsprout6 (United Kingdom)
First-place Prize $8,400

WCOOP 32-M: $109 NLHE [Progressive KO, Freezeout]

Entries 3,437
Prize Pool $343,700
Winner neto gol (Brazil)
First-place Prize $33,041

WCOOP 32-H: $1,050 NLHE [Progressive KO, Freezeout]

Entries 410
Prize Pool $410,000
Winner Loks82 (Germany)
First-place Prize $61,359*

*denotes four-way deal

WCOOP 33-L: $55 NLHE [8-Max, Mini Super Tuesday SE]

Entries 8,961
Prize Pool $448,050
Winner Stakelis24 (Lithuania)
First-place Prize $62,359

WCOOP 33-M: $530 NLHE [8-Max, Super Tuesday SE]

Entries 1,520
Prize Pool $760,000
Winner serggorelyi7 (Russia)
First-place Prize $115,799

WCOOP 34-L: $22 8-Game

Entries 2,214
Prize Pool $442,800
Winner 4Kings_Hit (United Kingdom)
First-place Prize $6,599

WCOOP 34-M: $215 8-Game

Entries 460
Prize Pool $92,000
Winner Noah “Exclusive” Boeken (Netherlands)
First-place Prize $16,472site

WCOOP 34-H: $2,100 8-Game

Entries 89
Prize Pool $178,000
Winner Dzmitry “Colisea” Urbanovich (Latvia)
First-place Prize $42,536

WCOOP 35-L: $22 NLHE [6-Max, Freezeout]

Entries 5,594
Prize Pool $111,880
Winner blebelea (Romania)
First-place Prize $15,910

WCOOP 35-M: $215 NLHE [6-Max, Freezeout]

Entries 1,303
Prize Pool $260,600
Winner luk9r (Austria)
First-place Prize $40,723

WCOOP 35-H: $2,100 NLHE [6-Max, Freezeout]

Entries 186
Prize Pool $400,000
Winner Wildace_hun (Hungary)
First-place Prize $79,782


In-Play Events

with Fintan “easywithaces” Hand well-placed in fifth with 20 players remaining in WCOOP 36-H: $2,100 NLHE [Midweek Freeze].

WCOOP 36-L: $22 NLHE [Midweek Freeze]

Entries 8,622
Players Left 154
Prize Pool $172,440
Chip Leader 090494259 (Finland)
First-place Prize $24,198

WCOOP 36-M: $215 NLHE [Midweek Freeze]

Entries 1,628
Players Left 96
Prize Pool $325,600
Chip Leader pokerzysta90 (Poland)
First-place Prize $49,483

WCOOP 36-H: $2,100 NLHE [Midweek Freeze]

Entries 192
Players Left 20
Prize Pool $400,000
Chip Leader CPUrul0r (Austria)
First-place Prize $80,642

WCOOP 37-L: $55 PLO [6-Max]

Entries 2,268
Players Left 69
Prize Pool $113,400
Chip Leader O’Konel (Ukraine)
First-place Prize $16,803

WCOOP 37-M: $530 PLO [6-Max]

Entries 493
Players Left 36
Prize Pool $246,500
Chip Leader PikkuHUMPPA (Finland)
First-place Prize $43,836

WCOOP 37-H: $5,200 PLO [6-Max, High Roller]

Entries 125
Players Left 14
Prize Pool $625,000
Chip Leader Laszlo “omaha4rollz” Bujtas
First-place Prize $140,506

WCOOP 38-L: $11 NLHE [Freezeout]

Entries 7,914
Players Left 107
Prize Pool $77,557
Chip Leader M-KUPO (Japan)
First-place Prize $10,931

WCOOP 38-M: $109 NLHE [Freezeout]

Entries 2,311
Players Left 93
Prize Pool $231,100
Chip Leader red J black (Brazil)
First-place Prize $34,334

WCOOP 38-H: $1,050 NLHE [Freezeout]

Entries 287
Players Left 27
Prize Pool $300,000
Chip Leader Zackattak13 (Lithuania)
First-place Prize $57,122


Events Scheduled on September 10

Nine new events are on tap on Thursday, September 10, with PokerNews live reporting bringing you the conclusion of WCOOP-37-H: $5,200 PLO [6-Max, High Roller] as well as live coverage of the $1m GTD WCOOP 39-H: $5,200 NLHE [Progressive KO, High Roller]. Check out the dedicated PokerNews WCOOP Hub for all things WCOOP.

Time (ET) Time (BST) Event
13:05 18:05 WCOOP 39-L: $55 NLHE [Progressive KO, Mini Thursday Thrill SE], $500K Gtd
13:05 18:05 WCOOP 39-M: $530 NLHE [Progressive KO, Thursday Thrill SE], $1M Gtd
13:05 18:05 WCOOP 39-H: $5,200 NLHE [Progressive KO, High Roller], $1M Gtd
14:05 19:05 WCOOP 40-L: $11 Razz, $15K Gtd
14:05 19:05 WCOOP 40-M: $109 Razz, $40K Gtd
14:05 19:05 WCOOP 40-H: $1,050 Razz, $75K Gtd
15:05 20:05 WCOOP 41-L: $22 NLHE [6-Max, Freezeout], $75K Gtd
15:05 20:05 WCOOP 41-M: $215 NLHE [6-Max, Freezeout], $200K Gtd
15:05 20:05 WCOOP 41-H: $2,100 NLHE [6-Max], $400K Gtd



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