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WCOOP 2020 Day 4: Wins for Geilich and Oliver, Third Title for Boeken

WCOOP 2020 Day 4: Wins for Geilich, Oliver and Boeken

Hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of prize money was won on Wednesday night with much more up for grabs over the rest of the 2020 PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP). There were titles for Ludovic Geilich and Chris Oliver, as reported in the PokerNews Live Reporting Hub, with Dutchman Noah Boeken picking up the third WCOOP title of his career.

Nine tournaments will conclude on Thursday night, with nine more tournaments starting including the $1m GTD WCOOP 16-H: $10,300 NLHE [8-Max, Progressive KO, High Roller].

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Ludovic "ludovi333" Geilich Wins Second WCOOP Title in ($238,966)

Ludovic Geilich

After an intense heads-up battle of over ninety minutes, Ludovic "ludovi333" Geilich defeated German wizard Ole "wizowizo" Schemion heads-up in WCOOP-10-H: $10,300 NLHE [8-Max, High Roller] to claim the top prize of $238,966.

Both had one WCOOP title to their name from previous years and it was Geilich that doubled his tally. Back in 2016, the Scotsman topped a field of 93 entries in the $21,000 PL Omaha [6-Max, High-Roller] which came with a top prize of $462,182.

While Geilich entered the final day as the chip leader, it wasn't an easy ride to victory by any means as he had to overcome a tough line-up including some of the biggest names in the world of live and online poker.

Chris "Big Huni" Hunichen went from one of the shortest stacks to dominating chip leader for a decent portion of the final day but his bid of a repeat victory ended in third place.

WCOOP-10-H: $10,300 NLHE [8-Max, High Roller] Final Table Results

PlaceWinnerCountryPrize (in USD)
1Ludovic "ludovi333" GeilichScotland$238,966
2Ole "wizowizo" SchemionGermany$184,676
3Chris "Big Huni" HunichenUnited States$142,719
4Mikita "fish2013" BadziakouskiBelarus$110,295
5Thomas "WushuTM" MuehloeckerAustria$85,237
6Timothy "Tim0thee" AdamsCanada$65,872
7Filipe "Zagazaur" OliveiraPortugal$50,907
8fishbones11Canada$39,341
9Pieter "XMorphineX" AertsBelgium$31,510
10Artur "mararthur1" MartirosianRussia$25,238
11despedespi33United Kingdom$25,238

Read the full WCOOP-10-H Event Recap



Chris "ImDaNuts" Oliver Takes Down WCOOP-10-M: $1,050 NLHE Super Tuesday

Chris Oliver

Another player winning a second WCOOP title was Chris "ImDaNuts" Oliver after winning the WCOOP-10-M: $1,050 NLHE Super Tuesday. Oliver won his first title in 2018 for $250,935, and added an extra $149,968 last night after agreeing to a deal heads-up with "gardze_wami" who claimed $133,242 for finishing in second place.

Oliver has also won a SCOOP before with his biggest online score earned when he finished second in the 2012 TCOOP Main Event for $285,311. With millions won online and almost $2,000,000 live according to The Hendon Mob, the American, who resides in Costa Rica, has added a nice amount to his bankroll at the start of this year's WCOOP series.

Other familiar faces and names who joined them on the final table were Yuri "theNERDguy" Dzivielevski, Bradley "mrbradleyy" Harwood, and Luke "Bit2Easy" Reeves.

WCOOP-10-M: $1,050 NLHE Super Tuesday Final Table Results

PlacePlayerCountryPrize
1Chris "ImDaNuts" OliverUnited States$149,968*
2"gardze_wami"Poland$133,242*
3"Manni1822"Austria$85,867
4Warley Bruno "WarleyBruno" GalvaoBrazil$62,057
5Yuri "theNERDguy" DzivielevskiBrazil$44,850
6Thorsten "juicetus" LegitAustria$32,414
7Bradley "mrbradleyy" HarwoodUnited Kingdom$23,426
8Marc "Rowniwn" RadgenGermany$16,930
9Luke "Bit2Easy" ReevesUnited Kingdom$13,598

* denotes a heads-up deal

Read the full WCOOP-10-M Event Recap

Noah "Exclusive" Boeken Adds Third WCOOP Title

Vincas Tamasauskas_Noah Boeken

A small field of 85 players turned out for WCOOP-11-H: $1,050 FLHE [6-Max] generating a prize pool of $85,000. Several notable players missed out on making the cash including Thomas "WushuTM" Muehloecker, Shaun Deeb, Jussi "calvin7v" Nevanlinna, Chris "Big Huni" Hunichen, Connor "blanconegro" Drinan and Rob "batoelrob" Hollink.

Just 11 players made the money including Joao "Naza114" Vieira (11th - $2,452) and Denis "aDrENalin710" Strebkov (9th - $1,394) before Noah "Exclusive" Boeken defeated Konstantin "krakukra" Maslak heads-up.

Boeken took home $20,312 and his third WCOOP title.

Noah Boeken WCOOP Titles

YearEventFieldPayout
2019WCOOP-11-H: $1,050 FLHE [6-Max]85$20,312
2018WCOOP-54-M: $1,050 8-Game [High Roller]181$41,630
2011WCOOP-26-H: $320 Mixed Hold’em [6-Max]841$44,480

WCOOP 2020 Day 4 Results

In addition to the above events, three more winners were crowned on Wednesday night.

WCOOP 10-L: $109 NLHE [8-Max Mini Super Tuesday SE]

Entries4,424
Prize Pool$442,400
WinnerLg#born2win (Brazil)
First-place prize$63,102

WCOOP 11-L: $11 FLHE [6-Max]

Entries2,815
Prize Pool$27,587
Winnerrastafari898 (Germany)
First-place prize$3,204*

*denotes three-handed deal

WCOOP 11-M: $109 FLHE [6-Max]

Entries416
Prize Pool$41,600
Winnerpycadasgalax (Brazil)
First-place prize$7,539


In-Play Results

The following tournaments will conclude on Thursday, September 3rd.

WCOOP 13-L: $11 NLHE [Midweek Freeze]

Entries12,953
Players left242
Prize Pool$126,939
Chip leaderSharkby (Belarus)
First-place prize$15,994

WCOOP 13-M: $109 NLHE [Midweek Freeze]

Entries3,507
Players left207
Prize Pool$350,700
Chip leaderEl7oroLoco (Netherlands)
First-place prize$50,392

WCOOP 13-H: $1,050 NLHE [Midweek Freeze]

Entries452
Players left54
Prize Pool$452,000
Chip leaderJoao "Naza114" Vieira
First-place prize$80,681

WCOOP 14-L: $11 PLO [6-Max]

Entries5,587
Players left141
Prize Pool$54,753
Chip leaderjesjol (Sweden)
First-place prize$7,788

WCOOP 14-M: $109 PLO [6-Max]

Entries1,786
Players left112
Prize Pool$178,600
Chip leaderwale44_ (Finland)
First-place prize$26,969

WCOOP 14-H: $1,050 PLO [6-Max]

Entries362
Players left47
Prize Pool$362,000
Chip leaderBreixo "Palomobuchón" Gonzalez (Mexico)
First-place prize$66,450

WCOOP 15-L: $5.50+R NLHE [8-Max]

Entries8,873
Players left475
Prize Pool$115,488
Chip leaderJanis_x97 (Germany)
First-place prize$16,148

WCOOP 15-M: $55+R NLHE [8-Max]

Entries2,499
Players left386
Prize Pool$336,004
Chip leaderpAtcAsh83 (United Kingdom)
First-place prize$49,378

WCOOP 15-H: $530+R NLHE [8-Max]

Entries294
Players left120
Prize Pool$420,160
Chip leaderclapjkspit (Hungary)
First-place prize$79,655


Events Scheduled on September 3

While the above events will play down to a winner, the following new WCOOP events will kick off alongside them on Thursday, September 3rd.

Time (ET)Time (BST)Event
13:0518:05WCOOP 16-L: $109 NLHE [8-Max, Progressive KO, Freezeout, Mini Thursday Thrill SE], $500K Gtd
13:0518:05WCOOP 16-M: $1,050 NLHE [8-Max, Progressive KO, Freezeout, Thursday Thrill SE], $1M Gtd
13:0518:05WCOOP 16-H: $10,300 NLHE [8-Max, Progressive KO, High Roller], $1M Gtd
14:0519:05WCOOP 17-L: $11 6+ Hold'em [6-Max], $30K Gtd
14:0519:05WCOOP 17-M: $109 6+ Hold'em [6-Max], $40K Gtd
14:0519:05WCOOP 17-H: $1,050 6+ Hold'em [6-Max], $100K Gtd
15:0520:05WCOOP 18-L: $22 NLHE [Freezeout], $75K Gtd
15:0520:05WCOOP 18-M: $215 NLHE [Freezeout], $200K Gtd
15:0520:05WCOOP 18-H: $2,100 NLHE, $400K Gtd

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