Who Are the Biggest 2019 WCOOP Winners From the UK & Ireland?

2019 WCOOP

The $75 million guaranteed World Championship Of Online Poker (WCOOP) is in full swing at PokerStars and scores of British and Irish grinders have taken to the virtual felt in an attempt to give their bankrolls a significant boost.

Some have achieved that goal already thanks to taking down or going deep in some of the biggest events of the schedule so far. Here are the biggest 2019 WCOOP winners who call the United Kingdom or Ireland home.

One of the biggest prizes won by our players weighed in at $159,127, the haul enjoyed by “DeuceofDuc0”. They triumphed in the WCOOP-08-H: $1,050 NLHE PKO event. “lopan83” joined them at the final table and padded their bankroll with a total prize worth $44,731.

An even larger score was enjoyed by Scott “Aggro Santos” Margereson courtesy of his runner-up finish in the WCOOP-02-H: $10,300 NLHE 8-Max PKO. Now residing in sunny Mexico, Margereson collected a massive $178,245 for his second-place exit.

There were a trio of Union Jack flags adorning the top three finishers in the WCOOP-12-H: $1,050 NLHE 8-Max Sunday Warm-Up. Third-place and $70,298 went to “gynaikologos”. This eft two UK-based Spaniards to strike a deal between themselves. “deivid29” fell in the bridesmaid spot for $101,130 with “wisopenkeno!” collecting $125,950 and the title of champion.

Here is a selection of some of the other notable 2019 WCOOP wins and cashes from players calling the UK & Ireland home.

  • “KaraageChicken” - first-place in WCOOP-22-H: $5,200 NLHE 8_max for $196,251
  • “villainr” - fourth-place in WCOOP-13-M: $530 NLHE Sunday Million for $73,319
  • “toolhead82” - second-place in WCOOP-22-L: $55 NLHE 8-Max for $47,635
  • “sadface11” - second-place in WCOOP-20-H: $1,050 NLHE PKO for $46,091*
  • Conor “1_conor_b_1” Beresford – seventh-place in WCOOP-22-H: $5,200 NLHE 8-Max for $45,761
  • “Grimeyyyy” - fifth-place in WCOOP-22-M: $530 NLHE 8-Max Super Tuesday for $45,398
  • Sean “MonkeyBudg” Prendiville – third-place in WCOOP-15-H: $1,050 NLHE for $43,587
  • “adiprene1” - first-place in WCOOP-14-M: $215 5-Card PLO 6-Max for $28,351
  • “Ben_Apart” - sixth-place in WCOOP-03-H: $2,100 PLO 6-Max for $25,455
  • Luke “lb6121” Schwartz – second-place in WCOOP-05-H: $1,050 HORSE for $24,335
  • Charlie “JIZOINT” Combes – fourth-place for WCOOP-12-M: $109 NLHE 8-Max for $23,665
  • Tamer “Tamthemanwho” Kamel – third-place in WCOOP-15-M: $109 NLHE for $23,586
  • “3376788” - fourth-place in WCOOP-2-L: $109 NLHE PKO for $22,370
  • “tron1ft8” - seventh-place in WCOOP-24-H: $2,100 NLHE 6-Max for $19,802
  • Adam “Adamyid” Owen – first-place in WCOOP-16-L: $22 NLHE 8-Max Turbo PKO for $19,442*
  • “rtspurs” - third-place in WCOOP-05-H: $1,050 HORSE for $18,840
  • Adam “Adamyid” Owen – second-place in WCOOP-23-H: $1,050 Razz for $17,680
  • “rtspurs” - seventh-place in WCOOP-14-H: $2,100 5-Card PLO 6-Max for $15,613
  • “rickyv17” - seventh-place in WCOOP-04-H: $530 NLHE for $14,803
  • Alan “Mr Negreanu” Gold - first-place in WCOOP-05-M: $1,09 HORSE for $13,518
  • “Conckers” - fourth-place in WCOOP-07-M: $55 NLHE 8-Max for $13,135
  • Ivan “ILS007” Stokes - fifth-place in WCOOP-06-H: $1,050 NLHE 6-Max Shootout for $12,960
  • Benny “RunGodlike” Glaser – first-place in WCOOP-23-M: $109 Razz for $10,924
  • “0409479” - fifth-place in WCOOP-03-M: $215 PLO 6-Max for $9,979
  • Robert “robc1978” Cowen – fifth-place in WCOOP-18-H: $530 NLO8 8-Max for $9,903

Stay tuned to UK & Ireland PokerNews throughout the WCOOP as we bring you the biggest stories and results from the $75 million guaranteed festival. We could even be writing about you if you go deep in an event. Download PokerStars via UK & Ireland PokerNews, enter the marketing code “PNEWS32” when creating your account then use the bonus code “STARS600” for a 100 percent up to $600 bonus on your first three deposits. You’ll also be eligible for the PokerNews-exclusive $2,000 freerolls and $2,000 added PKO events.


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