A shiny PokerStars WCOOP 2021 trophy and six-figure top prize is up for grabs on the final table of Event WCOOP-42-H: $5,200 NLHE [8-Max]. The tournament came up just shy of meeting the $700,000 guarantee and attracted a field of 136 entries, of which nine players remain.
The UK's Elliott "elliottpet" Peterman will return as the chip leader with a stack of more than 8.7 million and he is followed by Dutchman Tom "Daenarys T" Vogelsang and Russia's "CrazyLissy", who can regularly be found involved in the high-stakes competitions on PokerStars. "CrazyLissy" is one of several former WCOOP champions left in contention as they took down WCOOP-61-H: $2,100 NLHE event in 2019 for $115,509.
Other former WCOOP winners in the mix include Andras "probirs" Nemeth, Sam "Str8$$$Homey" Greenwood, and Anatoly "NL_Profit" Filatov. Mixed game specialist and EPT Main Event champion Dzmitry "Colisea" Urbanovich, Daniel "SmilleThHero" Smiljkovic and Jargo "bungakat" Alavali complete the final table line-up.
Final Table Line-Up 2021 WCOOP-42-H: $5,200 NLHE
|Position||Player||Country||Chip Count||Big Blinds|
|1||Elliott "elliottpet" Peterman||United Kingdom||8,743,954||109|
|2||Tom "Daenarys T" Vogelsang||Netherlands||5,998,776||75|
|4||Dzmitry "Colisea" Urbanovich||Poland||4,792,143||60|
|5||Daniel "SmilleThHero" Smiljkovic||Germany||3,049,005||38|
|6||Jargo "bungakat" Alavali||Estonia||2,369,556||30|
|7||Andras "probirs" Nemeth||Hungary||1,807,709||23|
|8||Sam "Str8$$$Homey" Greenwood||Canada||1,596,192||20|
|9||Anatoly "NL_Profit" Filatov||Russia||832,620||10|
The action is set to resume at 1.05 pm Eastern Standard Time with blinds of 35,000/70,000 and a running ante of 8,750. Once the current level is completed, the duration will increase to 30 minutes each. All finalists have $20,153 locked up for their efforts so far but the winner is slated to take home $146,932.
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