SCOOP 2020 Day 7: Big Wins for Mustapha Kanit and Luke Reeves

Mustapha "lasagnaaammm" Kanit

Day 7 of the 2020 Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) was a big night for poker, with some of its biggest icons stepping up to the plate. Stealing the spotlight was none other than the 2015 SCOOP Main Event champ Mustapha "lasagnaaammm" Kanit, who won his third SCOOP-title in SCOOP-24-H: $10,300 NLHE High Roller.

Luke "Bit2Easy" Reeves lived up to his moniker as well, as he finished third to Kanit in the High Roller before shipping Event-26-H: $2,100 NLHE [6-Max] for a total payday of $280K. Certainly not bad for a Wednesday!

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PokerNews Live Reported Events

"lasagnaaammm" Does It Again, Wins Third SCOOP Title in SCOOP-24-H: $10,300 NLHE High Roller

Mustapha Kanit

The latest high stakes tournament of the 2020 PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) has come to a conclusion and a new three-time SCOOP winner has emerged in Event-24-H $10,300 NLHE High Roller. Mustapha lasagnaaammm" Kanit defeated Sergei "Futti18" Koliakov in heads-up to beat a field of 124 entries and claim the lion's share of the $1,240,000 prize pool, and the Italian claimed a top prize of $271,790.44 for his efforts.


Kanit's first SCOOP victory came back in 2014 when he topped Event #36-H: $2,100 NL Hold'em [Turbo, Re-Entry] for $376,920 and one year later he triumphed in the $10,300 Main Event for $1,304,720. The Italian was in the middle of the pack when the 15 Day 1 survivors returned to their seats but remained his usual jolly self on the final table despite being short-stacked, regularly engaging in table chat with Charlie "Epiphany77" Carrel and also entertaining more than 1,200 observers.

While Carrel was the chip leader at the start of the day and maintained that status with a narrow lead over eventual runner-up Koliakov, Kanit teased that he wasn't far away anymore after he scored a double-up. Carrel missed out on his third SCOOP title and had to settle for fourth place while Kanit then dispatched Luke "Bit2Easy" Reeves in third place and came out on top of a short-lived heads-up duel that lasted all but five hands.

PlaceWinnerCountryPayout
1Mustapha "lasagnaaammm" KanitItaly$271,790.44
2Sergei "Futti18" KoliakovRussia$210,580.76
3Luke "Bit2Easy" ReevesUnited Kingdom$163,156.10
4Charlie "Epiphany77" CarrelUnited Kingdom$126,411.92
5Teun "tinnoemulder" MulderNetherlands$97,942.88
6Adrian "Amadi_017" MateosSpain$75,885.27
7Alexander "iamivar" IvarssonSweden$58,795.22
8"NeedBeat"Estonia$45,554.00
9Joao "Naza114" VieiraPortugal$36,095.28

Relive Kanit's victory in the PokerNews live report here


"MaxHendrix" wins SCOOP-24-M, Rui "RuiNF" Ferreira Dominates Player of the Series After Second Place

It would take just over eight hours on the final day of the PokerStars 2020 SCOOP-24-M: $1,050 Super Tuesday Special Edition before a brand-new SCOOP Champion could be crowned in "MaxHendrix" who defeated Rui "RuiNF" Ferreira heads-up. A deal was struck between the two with "MaxHendrix" walking away with $169,485 and the bragging rights. While missing out on the title, Ferreira received both the lion's share of the prize pool and distanced himself further from the pack in the race for Player of the Series, bagging up his fourth final table of the series already just a week in.

This special edition of the Super Tuesday attracted 1,105 entries which didn't surpass the freshly increased $1,250,000 guaranteed prize pool. On the final day, a star-studded field of 72 players returned to battle it out for the lion-share of that pretty prize pool. Also on the final table were players like Luke "lb6121" Schwartz, Scott "Aggro Santos" Margereson, and Ariel "ArielBahia" Celestino.

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1MaxHendrixRussia$169,485*
2Rui "RuiNF" FerreiraPortugal$173,792*
3Luke "lb6121" SchwartzUnited Kingdom$104,351
4Scott "Aggro Santos" MargeresonUnited Kingdom$75,540
5MinReraiseRussia$54,684
6supramboproThailand$39,586
7mmetslaEstonia$28,657
8Ariel "ArielBahia" CelestinoBrazil$20,745
9gaul17Austria$16,412

*reflects a heads-up deal

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Day 7 Results

SCOOP-24-L: $109 NLHE [8-Max, Mini Super Tuesday SE]

There certainly wasn't anything 'mini' about the low edition of SCOOP-24, as a gigantic crowd of 6,577 players put in $109 each to create a total prize pool of $657,700. Argentina's "proggrezive" was the last man standing after two days, padding his Stars account with a massive $93,454 for his accomplishment. Russia claimed the silver and bronze medal, with "33twister33" and "QQueenAAce" winning $65,579 and $46,021 respectively.

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1proggreziveArgentina$93,454
233twister33Russia$65,579
3QQueenAAceRussia$46,021
4brammel1800Netherlands$32,296
5jokkee_apartNorway$22,664
6stilchukaBulgaria$15,905
7IsAaC3147Germany$11,162
8lizzzbeth88Germany$7,833

Big Day for Luke "Bit2Easy" Reeves, Wins SCOOP-26-H: $2,100 NLHE [6-Max]

Lucas Reeves
Luke "Bit2Easy" Reeves had two massive SCOOP-cashes on Day 7

After finishing third in SCOOP-20-H for $163K, Luke "Bit2Easy" Reeves wasn't done yet as he wrapped up another two-day event on top. Reeves walked away with the victory in SCOOP-26-H: $2,100 NLHE [6 Max] by defeating a stacked 310-player field, worth $116,167.

Reeves defeated German juggernaut Ole "wizowizo" Schemion heads-up, with the latter receiving $84,579 for finishing second. Bertie "bigstealer" Bayley, Javier "que_te_crio Fernandez and Joris "BillLewinsky" Ruijs also made the final table.

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1Luke "Bit2Easy" ReevesUnited Kingdom$116,167
2Ole "wizowizo" SchemionGermany$84,579
3Bertie "bigstealer" BayleyUnited Kingdom$61,581
4Javier "que_te_crio" FernandezUnited Kingdom$44,836
5kenny0Costa Rica$32,645
6Joris "BillLewinsky" RuijsNetherlands$23,768

Other Day 7 Results

SCOOP-26-L: $22 NLHE [6-Max]

Entries10,661
Prize Pool$213,220
Winneremifran99 (Uruguay)
First place prize$23,657

SCOOP-26-M: $215 NLHE [6-Max]

Entries2,071
Prize Pool$414,200
WinnerSmithstudent (Russia)
First place prize$61,798

SCOOP-28-L: $11 Stud Hi/Lo

Entries3,620
Prize Pool$35,476
WinnerVasoski (Germany)
First place prize$5,227

SCOOP-28-M: $109 Stud Hi/Lo

Entries708
Prize Pool$70,800
WinnerOK1OK2 (China)
First place prize$13,275

SCOOP-28-H: $1,050 Stud Hi/Lo

Entries117
Prize Pool$117,000
WinnerMachineGunMK (Canada)
First place prize$28,665

In-Play Events

SCOOP-29-L: $55 NLHE [8-Max, Midweek Freeze]

Prize Pool$474,000
Players left/Players246/9,480
Chip leaderponja_to (Argentina)
First place prize$65,174

SCOOP-29-M: $530 NLHE [8-Max, Midweek Freeze]

Prize Pool$563,500
Players left/Players159/1,127
Chip leaderJASON.MAC100 (United Kingdom)
First place prize$90,541

SCOOP-29-H: $5,200 NLHE [8-Max, Midweek Freeze]

Artur Martirosian
Artur \"marathur1\" Martirosian

Artur "marathur1" Martirosyan's successful SCOOP 2020 rolls on as he's the chipleader with 17 players left in the high edition of SCOOP 29, the $5,200 NLHE Midweek Freeze. Earlier this week, Martirosyan took downSCOOP-17-H: $10,300 NLHE High Roller for $271,790 and is in pole position to add another six-figure ship to that amount.

Back-to-back SCOOP Main Event winner Gianluca "Tankanza" Speranza and Ole "wizowizo" Schemion and Luuk "pokerkluka" Gieles will also be back on the final day.

Prize Pool$750,000
Players left/Players17/144
Chip leaderArtur "marathur1" Martirosyan (Russia)
First place prize$157,427

SCOOP-30-L: $5,50+R PLO [6-Max]

Prize Pool$79,150
Players left/Players67/791
Chip leaderFreddy[DM[3] (Russia)
First place prize$11,271

SCOOP-30-M: $55+R PLO [6-Max]

Prize Pool$218,411
Players left/Players179/1,272
Chip leadertakisxa (Cyprus)
First place prize$34,130

SCOOP-30-H: $530+R PLO [6-Max]

Prize Pool$462,580
Players left/Players35/236
Chip leaderSuhepxn (Austria)
First place prize$89,166

SCOOP-31-L: $11 NLHE [Progressive KO]

Prize Pool$208,995
Players left/Players263/21,326
Chip leaderLavidos (Germany)
First place prize$9,091

SCOOP-31-M: $109 NLHE [Progressive KO]

Prize Pool$556,500
Players left/Players131/5,565
Chip leaderdeivid29 (United Kingdom)
First place prize$33,568

SCOOP-31-H: $1,050 NLHE [Progressive KO]

Prize Pool$556,500
Players left/Players80/675
Chip leadertonn22 (Netherlands)
First place prize$50,848



PokerStars SCOOP 2020 Thursday 7th May Schedule

The eighth day of the SCOOP will see all the above events crown their champions. In addition, the following tournaments will kick off to create an action-packed Thursday! Download PokerStars today and jump right into the action!

Time (GMT)Time (EDT)Buy-inNameGuarantee
16:3012:30$5.50SCOOP 32-L NLHE$60,000
16:3012:30$55SCOOP 32-M NLHE$250,000
16:3012:30$530SCOOP 32-H NLHE$300,000
19:0015:00$109SCOOP 33-L NLHE PKO, Mini Thursday Thrill SE$750,000
19:0015:00$1,050SCOOP 33-M NLHE PKO, Thursday Thrill SE$1,000,000
19:0015:00$10,300SCOOP 33-H NLHE PKO, High Roller$1,000,000
20:1516:15$5.50+RSCOOP 34-L PLO$25,000
20:1516:15$55+RSCOOP 34-M PLO$70,000
20:1516:15$55+RSCOOP 34-H PLO$125,000
21:3017:30$22SCOOP 35-L NLHE 6-Max$125,000
21:3017:30$215SCOOP 35-M NLHE 6-Max$350,000
21:3017:30$2,100SCOOP 35-H NLHE 6-Max$400,000

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