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Harry Lodge and Gareth James Clinch SCOOP Titles

Harry Lodge

It has been a good week for British and Irish poker players in the Spring Championship Of Online Poker (SCOOP) at PokerStars. It has been a very good week for Harry Lodge and Gareth James who both became SCOOP champions and walked away with bankroll-boosting scores.

SCOOP-45-M: $109 NLHE 6-Max Freezeout Final Table Results

1Harry "Iamapoopie" LodgeUnited Kingdom$34,404
2Maksym "MAMOHT_T" MamonovRussia$23,971

Harry "Imapoopie" Lodge walked away with $34,404 after outlasting 2,321 opponents in the SCOOP-45-M: $109 NLHE 6-Max Freezeout event.

Brazilian players dominated the latter stages of the event with eight of of the final 18 hailing from Brazil. Two of those Samba stars progressed to the final table, but proved no match for Lodge.

Canadian "Bedard" busted in sixth before "marllonpinto" of Brazil helped himself to the $8,108 fifth place prize money. Their exit guaranteed a five-figure score for the surviving players.

Hungary's "FishOnHeater" claimed the $11,637 fourth place awards, before "JUSTINO" of Brazil crashed out in third, a finish worth $16,702. JUSTINO's exit left Lodge heads-up against Maksym "MAMOHT_T" Mamonov, and our hero got the job done and his hands on the $34,404 top prize, which left Mamonov to console himself with $23,971.

SCOOP-41-M: $109 NLHE Freezeout Deep Stacks Final Table Results

1Gareth "missy_gazell" JamesUnited Kingdom$40,916
3Felipe "fcb-serv" BadottiBrazil$20,790

Gareth "missy_gazell" James is a SCOOP champion after he triumphed in the SCOOP-41-M: $109 NLHE Freezeout Deep Stacks event. James, a regular contributor to the PokerNews strategy section, fought for nine hours on Day 1 before grinding away for another seven on Day 2. The result was worth it, however, because James scooped $40,916 for his efforts.

The top five finishers in this event turned their $109 investments into five-figure sums. Fifth-place finisher "Durrden" banked $10,564 with "den.brz" helping themselves to a $14,819 prize.

Felipe "fcb-serv" Badotti's tournament ended in a third-place finish worth $20,790 before James despatched of "GhRibeiro" heads-up, resigning the runner-up to a $29,165 consolation prize.

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