Steve O’Dwyer Wins PokerStars Spring Championship Of Poker Online – The PokerStars 2020 Spring Online Championship of Poker (SCOOP) features 240 total events and $85 million guaranteed prize money. The series kicked off in late April, and will reach its conclusion on May 19, with a number of major events set to take place during the final week of action.
The first major result of the series closing push came in the $25,000 buy-in eight-max no-limit super high roller hold’em. The tournament attracted a total of 89 entries to create a final prize pool of $2,182,725. In the end, the lion’s share of the money went to Steve “Mr. Team Caum” O’Dwyer, who emerged victorious with the title and top prize of $521,598.
The final day started with Andras “probir” Nemeth in the chip lead with 10 players remaining. O’Dwyer and Samuel “€uropâ€™an” Vousden were the two shortest stacks when play resumed, but it was ultimately Ben “Sauce123” Sulsky who crashed out in the final table bubble. Vousden was the next to hit the rails in ninth place, and he was followed by World Series of Poker bracelet winner Fedor “CrownUpGuy” Holz (8 – $85,871).
During the seven-handed action bonus138, a huge hand occurred that dramatically changed the landscape of the final table. Ole “wizowizo” Schemion picked up K Heart Suit K Club Shirt under the gun and min-raised to 140,000. Nemeth looked down at A Spade A Diamond Suit on his left and bet three became 420,000.
O’Dwyer pushed all-in for 1,905,443 from the small blind with A Heart Suit Q Diamond Suit. Schemion, who had started the hand as the second largest pile behind only Nemeth, moved all-in on top for 3,712,176 and Nemeth snapped called with pocket aces.
Outboard Q Spades SuitQ Club ShirtJ Spades Suit3 Diamond Suit7 Spades Suit and O’Dwyer failed to travel to win the big main pot and moved up to second place at the table. Schemion hit the rails in seventh place, earning $111,115, while Nemeth won a side pot big enough to maintain his grip on chip leads.