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SCOOP 2020 Day 16: Mike "SirWatts" Watson Bags Overnight Chip Lead in Two Events

Mike "SirWatts" Watson

A total of 15 winners were crowned on Friday's Day 16 of the 2020 Spring Championship of Online Poker at PokerStars.

PokerNews live reporting was right there for blow-by-blow coverage of two marquee events including a big wins by Preben "prebz" Stokkan and Jans "Graftekkel" Arends.

In addition, Mike "SirWatts" Watson headed into the overnight chip lead in both of the Scoop High events that began on Day 16 and will conclude on Day 17.

Check out who were among the big winners in today's SCOOP recap.

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Preben "prebz" Stokkan Wins the SCOOP-62-H: $5,200 NLHE PKO Thursday Final Table Results

After a furious finish, SCOOP 62-H $5,200 NLHE [8-Max, PKO, High Roller] has wrapped up, and a dominating performance by Preben "prebz" Stokkan left no doubt who would be the big winner in the 235-entry field.

Stokkan eliminated six of his final table opponents, including the last five consecutively, to lap the field in prize money by both winning the $101,026 for first and snagging a staggering $174,922 in bounties. Stokkan's aggressive shoving strategy late worked amazingly well because not only did he show up with numerous huge hands, but the times he didn't, he often made winners anyway.

The Norwegian playing from the U.K., who has $2.2 million in live cashes, topped a final table that included Joao "Naza114" Vieira, Conor "1_conor_b_1" Beresford and David "MissOracle" Yan.

PlacePlayerCountryTotal Prize
PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1Preben "prebz" StokkanUnited Kingdom$101,026
2Joao "Naza114" VieiraPortugal$101,025
3"Pimmss"Netherlands$66,626
4Conor "1_conor_b_1" BeresfordUnited Kingdom$50,790
5Michel "FreeLancerZZ" DattaniMalta$38,717
6Pieter "XMorphineX" AertsBelgium$29,515
7Belarmino "PaGaOVelhinho" de SouzaBrazil$22,499
8David "MissOracle" YanNew Zealand$17,151
9Pauli "Fiilismies" AyrasFinland$13,950

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"Kebrashmebra" Wins SCOOP 62-M: $530 PKO Thursday Thrill SE Final Table Results

It would take almost nine hours to go from 190 players to one winner on Day 2 of the Pokerstars 2020 SCOOP-62-M: $530 PKO Thursday Thrill SE but in the end, it was "Kebrashmebra" who walked away with the first-place prize of $95,640 and a massive amount of $70,065 worth of bounties. They defeated James "TheDrunkLife" Whittet heads-up for the biggest share of the $1,547,000 prize pool which was created by the 3,904 entries which were collected on Day 1.

"Kebrashmebra" came out on top of the final table which also included "oNinguém", Daniel "Cabeça Tilt" Costa, Deividas "Deividas K" Kvaselis, Andrey "Anjeyyy" Novak, "dfsha", "moneyymakerr", and "ImRichAreU?".

PokerStars SCOOP-62-M: $530 PKO Thursday Thrill SE Final Table Results

PlacePlayerCountryPrizeBounties
1KebrashmebraRussia$95,640$70,065
2James "TheDrunkLife" WhittetHungary$95,638$18,276
3oNinguémUnited Kingdom$56,745$9,325
4Daniel "Cabeça Tilt" CostaBrazil$40,449$9,046
5Deividas "Deividas K" KvaselisLithuania$28,834$8,830
6Andrey "Anjeyyy" NovakUkraine$20,554$13,269
7dfshaRussia$14,651$5,299
8moneyymakerrNetherlands$10,444$5,153
9ImRichAreU?United Kingdom$7,445$17,736

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Day 16 Results

Day 16 of the 2020 SCOOP crowned 18 champions. Here is a look at who won each event.

SCOOP-60-H: $1,050 NLHE

Entries472
Prize Pool$472,000

This event smashed its $300,000 guarantee with 472 entrants generating a $472,000 prize pool.

United Kingdom's "lopan83" defeated Canada's Lucas "YRWTHMELTHR" Greenwood to win the title and the $84,251 top prize. Meanwhile, Greenwood settled for the healthy runner-up prize of $63,145.

Daris "DEX888" Pedes came into the second and final day leading the pack of 28 players. While Pedes was unable to parlay this into a victory, he did finish strong with a fourth-place performance worth $35,470.

Other notable players at the final table included Brian "kofi89" Kaufman (fourth - $35,470), Christian "WATnlos" Rudolph (fifth - $26,585), Aleksandr “HITRII999” Shevelev (eighth - $11,192), and Bahar "bah23" Musa (ninth - $8,389).

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1lopan83United Kingdom$84,251
2Lucas "YRWTHMELTHR" GreenwoodCanada$63,145
3IADTTMaxNetherlands$47,326
4Daris "DEX888" PedesGermany$35,470
5Brian "kofi89" KaufmanUruguay$26,585
6Christian "WATnlos" RudolphAustria$19,925
7ArtHouse2011Ireland$14,933
8Aleksandr "HITRII999" ShevelevRussia$11,192
9Bahar "bah23" MusaBulgaria$8,389

SCOOP 60-M: $109 NLHE

Entries3,338
Prize Pool$333,800
Winnerbacooo (Croatia)
First-place prize$47,965

SCOOP-60-L: $11 NLHE

Entries12,793
Prize Pool$125,371
WinnerJManuel94 (Argentina)
First-place prize$16,015

SCOOP-62-L: $55 NLHE [8-Max Progressive KO Mini Thursday Thrill SE]

Entries19,406
Prize Pool$970,300
WinnerGaelito23 (Brazil)
First-place prize$64,313

SCOOP-63-H: $1,050 Razz

Entries116
Prize Pool$116,000
WinnerAlexander "joiso" Kostritsyn (Russia)
First-place prize$28,420

SCOOP 63-M: $109 Razz

Entries680
Prize Pool$68,000
WinnerAleks "fNx_R" Trofimenko (Ukraine)
First-place prize$10,359

SCOOP-63-L: $11 Razz

Entries3,233
Prize Pool$31,683
Winner"climbsystem" (Peru)
First-place prize$4,290

SCOOP-64-H: $2,100 NLHE

Entries275
Prize Pool$550,000

Jans "Graftekkel" Arends became the latest to join the exclusive list of multiple SCOOP winners as he shipped his second SCOOP title and third COOP title overall in the SCOOP-64-H: $2,100 NLHE, $500K Gtd for a six-figure haul of $104,723 after besting Bruno "great dant" Volkmann (second - $79,295) in heads-up play.

Also at the final table were Thomas "WushuTM" Muehloecker (fourth - $45,462), Ivan "Negriin" Luca (fifth- $34,424), Rui "RuiNF" Ferreira (sixth - $26,065), Sam "Str8$$$Homey" Greenwood (seventh - $19,736), Daris "DEX888" Pedes (eighth - $14,944), and Arsenii "josef_shvejk" Karmatckii (ninth - $11,316).

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1Jans "Graftekkel" ArendsAustria$104,723
2Bruno "great dant" VolkmannBrazil$79,295
3L1VeYRdrEamSCanada$60,041
4Thomas "WushuTM" MuehloeckerAustria$45,462
5Ivan "Negriin" LucaArgentina$34,424
6Rui "RuiNF" FerreiraNetherlands$26,065
7Sam "Str8$$$Homey" GreenwoodCanada$19,736
8Daris "DEX888" PedesGermany$14,944
9Arsenii "josef_shvejk" KarmatckiiUnited Kingdom$11,316

SCOOP-64-M: $215 NLHE

Entries2,431
Prize Pool$500,000
Winner"Stakelis24" (Lithuania)
First-place prize$73,674

SCOOP-64-L: $22 NLHE

Entries11,284
Prize Pool$225,680
WinnerBrener “Bremer919” Vicente (Brazil)
First-place prize$27,005

SCOOP-67-H: $1,050 PLO PKO

Entries497
Prize Pool$497,000
Winner"Harleyy30040" (Macau)
First-place prize$88,898

SCOOP-67-M: $109 PLO PKO

Entries3,224
Prize Pool$322,400
Winner"Garrin4e" (Ukraine)
First-place prize$23,936

SCOOP-67-L: $11 PLO PKO

Entries12,226
Prize Pool$119,815
Winner"BigBluffByTJ" (Poland)
First-place prize$10,025

SCOOP-68-H: $1,050 NLHE 6-Max Turbo Shootout

Entries216
Prize Pool$216,000
WinnerDimitri "MITS 304" Michaelides (Cyprus)
First-place prize$47,520

SCOOP-68-M: $109 NLHE 6-Max Turbo Shootout

Entries1,296
Prize Pool$129,600
Winner"4bet_me" (Germany)
First-place prize$20,737

SCOOP-68-L: $11 NLHE 6-Max Turbo Shootout

Entries7,776
Prize Pool$76,205
WinnerJonas "jonasof87" Helness(Norway)
First-place prize$7,674


In-Play Events

There are six SCOOP events that will begin its second and final day on Day 16. Amazingly, Mike "SirWatts" Watson is the chip leader in two of them.

SCOOP-65-H: $1,050 8-Game

Guarantee$135,000
Prize Pool$193,000
Players193
Players left23
First place prize$38,495
Next payout$2,446
Chip leaderMike "SirWatts" Watson (Canada)

SCOOP-65-M: $109 8-Game

Guarantee$60,000
Prize Pool$92,600
Players926
Players left80
First place prize$15,255
Next payout$249
Chip leader"WhatIfGod" (Sweden)

SCOOP-65-M: $11 8-Game

Guarantee$35,000
Prize Pool$43,610
Players4,450
Players left83
First place prize$6,219
Next payout$56
Chip leader"bryn12" (United Kingdom)

SCOOP-66-H: $2,100 NLHE

Guarantee$400,000
Prize Pool$400,000
Players199
Players left8
First place prize$80,642
Next payout$12,933
Chip leaderMike "SirWatts" Watson (Canada)

SCOOP-66-M: $215 NLHE

Guarantee$350,000
Prize Pool$402,200
Players2,011
Players left78
First place prize$60,185
Next payout$834
Chip leaderBilly "b8chatz" Chattaway (United Kingdom)

SCOOP-66-L: $22 NLHE

Guarantee$200,000
Prize Pool$274,860
Players13,743
Players left163
First place prize$34,277
Next payout$119
Chip leader"torscot06" (Canada)

Events Scheduled on May 16

Time (EDT)Time (GMT)TournamentGuarantee
10:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.SCOOP-69-L: $11 NLHE Afternoon Deepstack$125,000
10:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.SCOOP-69-M: $109 NLHE Afternoon Deepstack$300,000
10:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.SCOOP-69-H: $1,050 NLHE Afternoon Deepstack$350,000
1 p.m.5 p.m.SCOOP-70-L: $5.50 NLHE PKO$175,000
1 p.m.5 p.m.SCOOP-70-M: $55 NLHE PKO$750,000
1 p.m.5 p.m.SCOOP-70-H: $530 NLHE PKO$850,000
2:15 p.m.6:15 p.m.SCOOP-71-L: $11 NL08 6-Max Turbo$25,000
2:15 p.m.6:15 p.m.SCOOP-71-M: $109 NL08 6-Max Turbo$60,000
2:15 p.m.6:15 p.m.SCOOP-71-H: $1,050 NL08 6-Max Turbo$125,000

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