The 15-day long Spring Championship of Online Poker which boasts off a $10 million net guaranteed prize pool kicked off on PokerStars on 10th May. 49 tourneys across all 3 categories (Low, Medium, and High) have crowned its champions in last 5 days of non-stop action with some staggering figures in prize money and phenomenal individual performances. As one-third (5 out of 15 days) of the SCOOP is over, we present a roundup of the action so far.
Talking about Team India in SCOOP so far, a total of 592 entries has been made by the online MTT grinders from the country majorly in Low and Medium categories. The Indian grinders have scooped a total of $24,777 in 65 cash finishes over past 5 days. Arvindhan aka tiltalert86 brought the first cash prize ($317.26) for India in the very first event of 2015 SCOOP – 01-L: $11 NL Hold’em, $75K Gtd finishing 33rd. 3 Indians cashed notable figures in the $215 NL Hold’em [Sunday Million SE], $1M Gtd topped by benjimurry who earned $2,410 finishing 63rd.
Team Spades pro Aditya Sushant hit the highest Indian figure of $15,210.23 this season on Tuesday, May 12 finishing 3rd in the SCOOP 07-L: $7.50+R NL Hold’em, $100K Gtd. Among the other notable Indian cashes, Tarun Goyal aka aggtarun bagged $458.16 in the 12-M: $82 NL Hold’em [ante up], $75K Gtd finishing 32nd, Arsh “Bigggtymer” Grover pocketed $433.84 in the 07-M: $82+R NL Hold’em, $250K Gtd.
6big9lick69 added $469.80 to his online earnings finishing 65th in the 03-L: $27 NL Hold’em, $300K Gtd while thebrowngoat pocketed $415.85 in the 06-M: $82 NL Hold’em [Heads-up], $150K Gtd finishing 78th.
Globally, the Canadian players are leading the money list of 2015 SCOOP in the first phase of 5 days. They have amassed the total prize money of $2,303,421.90 with 7 bracelets while United Kingdom ($1,715,586.82) stands 2nd and Russia ($1,157,300.06) in in the 3rd place. Brazil ranks 2nd in the list of bracelet counts with 4 event wins, while Russian players have won 3 of them.
Taking about individual performances, Team PokerStars pro Jason Mercier has clinched 2 bracelets this season. Jason won the SCOOP 05-H: $2,100 FL Badugi on Monday for $39,200 followed by SCOOP 08-H: $2,100 NL Draw on Tuesday for $34,400. The Canadian player Sorel Mizzi who player under the screen name “zangbezan24” has won $354,960 which makes him the money-list topper.
Here are the notable Indian Wins/Cash in 2015 SCOOP (May 10-14):
|01-L: $11 NL Hold’em, $75K Gtd||May 10||tiltalert86||$317.26/33rd|
|01-M: $109 NL Hold’em [Sunday Kickoff SE], $15K Gtd||May 10||thameemlion||$227.16/377th|
|03-M: $215 NL Hold’em [Sunday Million SE], $1M Gtd||May 10||benjimurry||$2,410/63rd|
|03-M: $215 NL Hold’em [Sunday Million SE], $1M Gtd||May 10||bitti132||$560.92/381th|
|03-M: $215 NL Hold’em [Sunday Million SE], $1M Gtd||May 10||Donkab0mber||$379.00/818th|
|03-L: $27 NL Hold’em, $300K Gtd||May 10||6big9lick69||$469.80/65th|
|04-M: $109 NL Hold’em, $250K Gtd||May 10||bombay-lad||$291.28/236th|
|07-M: $82+R NL Hold’em, $250K Gtd||May 11||Bigggtymer||$433.84/218th|
|06-M: $82 NL Hold’em [Heads-up], $150K Gtd||May 11||thebrowngoat||$415.85/78th|
|07-L: $7.50+R NL Hold’em, $100K Gtd||May 12||Donkab0mber||$15,210.23/3rd|
|12-M: $82 NL Hold’em [ante up], $75K Gtd||May 13||aggtarun||$458.16/32nd|
Stay tuned to OPN for more updates and the latest score of Indian players in 2015 SCOOP.