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SCOOP 2020 Day 17: Saturday SCOOP Action Ahead of Super Sunday

Mike "SirWatts" Watson narrowly missed out on two SCOOP titles in one night!

Another huge weekend is underway, and with all eyes on the PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker Main Events tonight, here we recap some of the action from last night including Mike "SirWatts" Watson's pursuit of two titles in a single night.

There were also titles for Joao "IneedMassari" Simao and a crazy six-handed deal in SCOOP-66-L NLHE.

Meanwhile, Fintan "easywithaces" Hand sits second in chips with 31 left in the SCOOP-69-H Afternoon Deepstack. $63,753 awaits the winner in that one!

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Mike Watson Denied Heads-Up By Noah "Exclusive" Boeken in SCOOP 65-H: $1,050 8-Game

Mike Watson

After coming into the final day of the SCOOP-65-H $1,050 8-Game event as chip leader, Mike "SirWatts" Watson had to settle for second place behind the Netherlands' Noah "Exclusive" Boeken. The former EPT winner took home $38,495 for his victory, over a field of 193 entries.

Other players to cash on the final day included Connor "blanconegro" Drinan, Jussi "calvin7v" Nevanlinna, Mike "goleafsgoeh" Leah, Naoya "nkeyno" Kihara and Talal "raidalot" Shakerchi.

PlaceNameCountryPayout
1Noah "Exclusive" BoekenNetherlands$38,495
2Mike "SirWatts" WatsonCanada$29,098
3nilsefGermany$21,995
4Kelvin_FP:ARBrazil$16,626 
5GjeddekongenNorway$12,567
6Nor-WikingNorway$9,500
7kimokhLebanon$7,577

...But Makes No Mistake in SCOOP-66-H

However, in the other event that Watson was chip leading he made no mistakes, taking home over $80,000 for victory in SCOOP-66-H, defeating a final table that included Conor "1_conor_b_1" Beresford and Thomas "MarToMchat" Boivin.

This took the Canadian to within touching distance of $110,000 in combined cashes from today's two final tables alone.

PlaceNameCountryPayout
1Mike "SirWatts" WatsonCanada$80,642
2hotmark777Lebanon$62,099
3Black88Russia$47,804
4nofingclue11United Kingdom$36,806
5Conor "1_conor_b_1" BeresfordUnited Kingdom$28,338
6MarToMchatUnited Kingdom$21,818
7XMorphineXBelgium$16,798
8IgorKarkarofDenmark$12,933
9MITS 304Cyprus$9,958

Joao Simao Wins SCOOP-71-H $1,060 NLO8 Turbo 6-Max

Joao Simao

There was yet another victory for Brazil in the SCOOP-71-H $1,060 NLO8 Turbo 6-Max as Joao "IneedMassari" Simao took down the victory. "

PlaceNameCountryPayout
1Joao "IneedMassari" SimaoBrazil$38,694
2PardoshUnited Kingdom$29,249
3rompsaFinland$22,109
4BigTreeStumpUnited Kingdom$16,712
5Us_AlexRussia$12,633
6IAmSoSoSweden$9,549
7_AnDeRsEn87_Denmark$7,616

Day 17 Results

SCOOP-65-L 8-Game

Entries4,450
Prize Pool$43,610
WinnerKing Rednax (Belgium)
First-place prize$6,219

SCOOP-65-M 8-Game

Entries926
Prize Pool$92,600
Winners3c3_1978 (Russia)
First-place prize$13,373* (after heads-up deal)

SCOOP-66-L NLHE

Entries13,743
Prize Pool$274,860
Winnerwhufcmk (United Kingdom)
First-place prize$15,216* (after six-handed deal)

"whufcmk" walked away a SCOOP champion with over $15,000 after securing a six-handed deal. However, it was Brazils "yteruia" who walked away with the most money, pocketed $23,878 despite finishing in third place.

SCOOP-66-M NLHE

Entries2,011
Prize Pool$402,200
Winnertutuca1987 (Argentina)
First-place prize$60,185

SCOOP-71-L 6-Max NLO8 Turbo

Entries5,432
Prize Pool$53,233
Winnerdrkamikaze1 (Canada)
First-place prize$7,575

SCOOP-71-M 6-Max NLO8 Turbo

Entries1,174
Prize Pool$117,400
WinnerDaCus3 (Germany)
First-place prize$14,081* (after three-handed deal)

Germany's "DaCus3" won themselves a SCOOP title after a three-handed deal involving them, eventual runner-up "guilherm12" from Brazil ($13,735) and "Giffordonian" from the United Kingdom ($12,672)

Tournament Spotlight


In-Play Events

SCOOP-69-L Afternoon Deepstack

Guarantee$125,000
Prize Pool$173,813
Players17,736
Players left353
First place prize$18,299
Next payout$41
Chip leaderpsw06 (United Kingdom)

SCOOP-69-M Afternoon Deepstack

Guarantee$300,000
Prize Pool$367,800
Players3,678
Players left143
First place prize$52,653
Next payout$389
Chip leaderjesjol (Sweden)

SCOOP-69-H Afternoon Deepstack

Guarantee$350,000
Prize Pool$409,000
Players409
Players left31
First place prize$63,753
Next payout$2,775
Chip leaderRPILON (Canada)

Second in chips is Fintan "easywithaces" Hand who will no doubt be streaming the action on the final day of this tournament over on his Twitch channel.

SCOOP-70-L 8-Max Progressive Knockout

Guarantee$175,000
Prize Pool$228,502
Players46,633
Players left452
First place prize$9,049
Next payout$22
Chip leaderkabecao-kayo (Brazil)

SCOOP-70-M 8-Max Progressive Knockout

Guarantee$750,000
Prize Pool$949,800
Players18,996
Players left393
First place prize$42,272
Next payout$162
Chip leaderAndy447 (Germany)

SCOOP-70-H 8-Max Progressive Knockout

Guarantee$850,000
Prize Pool$1,056,000
Players2,112
Players left111
First place prize$67,468
Next payout$867
Chip leaderM1TR4ND1R (United Kingdom)

SCOOP Schedule - May 17th

It's one of the biggest online poker Sundays of the year! Check out the incredible list of events that's on tap tonight at PokerStars. Want to join in on the poker fun? Download PokerStars today and jump right into the action!

Time (GMT)Time (EDT)Buy-inNameGuarantee
18:1514:15$215SCOOP 01-H NLHE Phase Event$2,000,000
18:1514:15$2SCOOP 01-L NLHE Phase Event$200,000
18:1514:15$22SCOOP 01-M NLHE Phase Event$1,000,000
12:0008:00$530SCOOP 72-H NLHE Progressive KO$400,000
12:0008:00$6SCOOP 72-L NLHE Progressive KO, Mini Sunday Kickoff SE$40,000
12:0008:00$55SCOOP 72-M NLHE Progressive KO, Sunday Kickoff SE$200,000
17:0013:00$10,300SCOOP 73-H NLHE 8-Max Main Event$5,000,000
14:3010:30$2,100SCOOP 73-H NLHE Sunday Warm-Up SE$750,000
14:3010:30$22SCOOP 73-L NLHE$200,000
17:0013:00$109SCOOP 74-L NLHE 8-Max Main Event$3,500,000
17:0013:00$1,050SCOOP 74-M NLHE 8-Max Main Event$5,000,000
14:3010:30$215SCOOP 74-M NLHE Sunday Warm-Up SE$500,000
19:3015:30$10,300SCOOP 75-H PLO 6-Max, PLO, Main Event$1,250,000
19:3015:30$109SCOOP 75-H PLO 6-Max, PLO, Main Event$400,000
19:3015:30$1,050SCOOP 75-H PLO 6-Max, PLO, Main Event$750,000
21:0017:00$1,050SCOOP 76-H NLHE 8-Max, Turbo, Progressive KO, Sunday Cooldown SE$750,000
21:0017:00$11SCOOP 76-L NLHE 8-Max, Turbo, Progressive KO, Mini Sunday Cooldown SE$100,000
21:0017:00$109SCOOP 76-M NLHE 8-Max, Turbo, Progressive KO, Sunday Cooldown SE$500,000

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