2015 SCOOP 3/3: Danish Shaikh tops the final 5 days; net $115,683.53 for Indians this year

scoopOne of the biggest online poker tournaments in the world, 2015 Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) got over on PokerStars with all 46 events in 3 categories finding its champion across 15 days of play. Indian MTT grinders amassed a total prize of $115,683.53 in an overall 232 cash finishes in the tournament. As reported in SCOOP 2/3 earlier, r.shetty remained the top grosser for Team India bagging $35,286.94 for the runner-up finish in the 23-L: $27 NL Hold’em $250K Gtd.

In the final 5 days of SCOOP, Indian poker players fetched a number of money finishes topped by Danish Shaikh. Danish who was once going strong in the main event of medium category won $8,052.20 in the 45-M: $1,050 NL Hold’em Main Event, $2M Gtd finishing 50th. Shashank ‘felter1989’ Jain brought the 2nd best notable score in the last 5 day winning $2,798.50 in the 44-M: $215 NL Hold’em [8-Max, Sunday Warm-up SE], $600K Gtd.

3 players as in Madan Kumar (madsysman), Shyam Shahani (shyam90000) and Shekhar Singh (ShakySh@rk) fetched notable figures in the Main Event of Low Category.  madsysman finished 60th bagging $2,548.86, shyam90000 earned $2,327.22 in the 64th place while ShakySh@rk pocketed $1,019.54. Aditya ‘Donkab0mber’ Sushant once again proved his strong hold on all variants of the game finishing 28th in the 39-H: $700 HORSE, $50K Gtd for $1,221.93. He won another $1,479.60 finishing 11th in the 35-M: $215 8-Game, $50K Gtd. Rahil Bhatia added $1,919.21 to his online earnings finishing 26th in the 42-L: $215 NL Hold’em [Heads-Up, High Roller], $150K Gtd.

Talking about the overall performance of Indians in 2015 SCOOP, Aditya Sushant’s 3rd place finish in the 07-L: $7.50+R NL Hold’em, $100K Gtd for $15,210.23 ranked him the in the 2nd place of Indian list. Amit ‘bombay-lad’ Varma made a remarkable runner-up finish in the   21-L: $7.50 PL 5-Card Omaha [6-Max,1R1A], $25K Gtd bagging $ 6,428.46.

Globally, the Candian players topped the money list of 2015 SCOOP winning $9,445,987.21 while the United Kingdom stood 2nd with the total prize money of $8,534,512.76. Canada topped the title list too winning 21 events while United Kingdom (15) and Russia (12) took 2nd and 3rd position in the list this year. The PokerStars Team pro Jason Mercier has an excellent run this year in SCOOP winning 3 titles and a total prize money of $319,323.55. 2 players won over a million dollar in 2015 SCOOP. The Italian pro Mustapha ‘lasagnaaammm’ Kanit topped the money list having won $1,315,619.99 while Maroonlime stood 2nd with $1,066,374.70 in earnings.

Here are the notable Indian Wins/Cash in the final 5 days (May 20-24) of 2015 SCOOP:

Donkab0mber 39-H: $700 HORSE, $50K Gtd $1,221.93/28th
antilog 36-H: $1,050 NL Hold’em [Progressive Super-Knock Out], $600K Gtd $1,068.52/166th
rbhatia3 46-M: $109 NL Hold’em Wrap-up [Turbo, Optional Re-entry], $300K Gtd $347.53/376th
danish7 45-M: $1,050 NL Hold’em Main Event, $2M Gtd $8,052.20/50th
felter1989 45-M: $1,050 NL Hold’em Main Event, $2M Gtd $1,991.86/380th
Donkab0mber 45-M: $1,050 NL Hold’em Main Event, $2M Gtd $1,779.96/537th
felter1989 44-M: $215 NL Hold’em [8-Max, Sunday Warm-up SE], $600K Gtd $2,798.50/48th
infusion_leo 44-M: $215 NL Hold’em [8-Max, Sunday Warm-up SE], $600K Gtd $526.11/288th
Donkab0mber 35-M: $215 8-Game, $50K Gtd $1,479.60/11th
madsysman 45-L: $109 Hold’em Main Event, $1M Gtd $2,548.86/60th
shyam90000 45-L: $109 Hold’em Main Event, $1M Gtd $2,327.22/64th
ShakySh@rk 45-L: $109 Hold’em Main Event, $1M Gtd $1,019.54/194th
rbhatia3 42-L: $215 NL Hold’em [Heads-Up, High Roller], $150K Gtd $1,919.21/26th
ShakySh@rk 38-L: $27 NL Hold’em [1R1A], $200K Gtd $925.26/16th

For full update of Indian players in 2015 SCOOP, read SCOOP 1/3 and SCOOP 2/3.