Cochrane Crowned Omaholic Bounty King HR Champion
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Gavin Cochrane added to his reputation of being one of the best pot-limit Omaha players on the planet by becoming the $3,150 Omaholic Bounty King HR champion at GGPoker.
The tournament may have only attracted 43 entrants but the entry list read like a who's who of the online poker world. Such luminaries as [B]Isaac Haxton[/B], [B]Niklas Astedt[/B], Yuri Dzivielevski, and Ami Barer bought in but failed to reach the top five finishing positions where the main prize pool was awarded.
Brazilian Dante Fernandes was the first player to receive some of the main prize pool. Fernandes busted in fifth for a combined score worth $11,363. "P0t RippeR" followed the Brazilian to the sidelines, doing so with $10,906 in tow.
Heads-up was set when [B]Ronny Kaiser[/B] crashed out in third. The Swiss pro, who is based out of Lichtenstein, was awarded $18,142 when he ran out of steam
Cochrane butted heads with Hungarian superstar Andras Nemeth, and the match could have gone either way. It went the way of Cochrane, which meant out hero netted a total prize worth $51,988, while Nemeth walked into the night with the $29,475 consolation prize.
$3,150 Omaholic Bounty King HR Final Table Results
|1||Gavin Cochrane||United Kingdom||$34,312||$51,988|
Other GGPoker Results
- Kakonkote - third-place in the $150 GGMasters for $32,681
- Kojaque - eighth-place in the $1,050 GGMasters High Rollers for $20,292
- Jonathan Proudfoot - second-place in the $2,625 High Rollers Blade Opener for $19,886
- Brandon "TryLSD" Sheils - first-place in the $125 Sunday Kick-Off for $12,826
- Tilly07 - seventh-place in the $150 GGMasters for $10,334
- Alex "FutureofMe" Kulev - second-place in the $125 Sunday Kick-Off for $9,832
- farrell - eighth-place in the $150 GGMasters for $7,750
- Lampard10 - sixth-place in the $250 Monster Stack for $5,023
- Lampard10 - sixth-place in the $525 Omaholic Sunday Special for $2,686
Final Tables Galore at 888poker
888poker ran its Sunday Sale promotion again this week, slashing the buy-ins of several of its most popular tournaments. British players enjoyed the cut-price events, especially "Wellman91" who finished first from 1,192 entries in the $25,000 Sunday Sale Big Shot. The victory netted Wellman91 $4,353.
"dsmitherman" reached the same final table but fell in seventh for $712.
There was one of our players at the final table of both the $150,000 Sunday Sale Main Event and the $50,000 Sunday Sale High Roller. "c0rbl1meguv" finished eighth in the former for $1,890 with "M10FOG" finishing seventh in the latter for $1,811.
Shout out to "Binki16" who was the third-place finisher in the $10,000 Sunday Big Shot 22 for $1,283.
Near Misses at PokerStars
Two of the UK's most-talented poker tournament players narrowly missed out on glory at PokerStars.
Patrick "pads1161" Leonard was the runner-up in the $1,050 Sunday Warm-Up, a finish worth $10,349. Jonathan "proudflop" Proudfoot finished third in the $530 Sunday Marathon for a $5,841 addition to his bankroll. Both Leonard and Proudfoot are fighting it out at the top of the UK online poker rankings.
Other PokerStars scores included:
- Sam "SamSquid" Grafton - sixth-place in the $1,050 Sunday High Roller for $9,224
- Yepakyy - fifth-place in the $109 Bounty Builder for $6,203*
- Ben "jenbizzle" Jones - fourth-place in the $215 Sunday Supersonic for $5,339
- SobeeDF - fourth-place in the $215 Sunday Warm-Up for $3,988
- Dan "NukeTheFish!" Wilson - sixth-place in the $1,050 Sunday Warm-Up for $2,274
- Brendan "DAEHBONK" Naughton - first-place in the $109 KOmania for $3,824
- aleconti82 - fourth-place in the $215 NKLO8 Sunday Supersonic for $1,630
- Iantheclever - fifth-place in the $109 Sunday Starter for $1,011
*includes bounty payments