SCOOP: Drinan Wins His Record-Breaking Fifth Title In PLO High Main Event; Chouity Ships PLO Mid Main Event!

Tuesday turned out to be a memorable one at the ongoing Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP). It saw the crowning of the three PLO Main Event winners, with Connor “blanconegro” Drinan securing his record-breaking fifth SCOOP title of the year. He took down the biggest of the three PLO Main Events, the $10,300 PLO 6-Max Main Event, after outlasting 159 entries.

Entries: 159

Prize pool: $1,590,000

Places Paid: 19

Less than a week ago, Drinan won his fourth SCOOP title by shipping the $1K HORSE event and tied Shaun Deeb for the most titles in a single series. He continued his heater and surpassed Deeb by winning Event #75-H:$10,300 PLO 6-Max Main Event $1.25 Million GTD for $322,264 on Tuesday. His victories fetched him $567,287 in total prize money, taking his total cashes to around $8.8 million.

Drinan is a Chicago native and his win came after a tough heads-up with Finland’s Jens “Jeans89” Kyllonen who eventually settled for $245,286. Also at the final table was Portugal’s Joao “Naza114” Vieira who fell just short of his second SCOOP title of the series, finishing third for $186,695 payday.

Final Table Payouts

1. Connor ‘blanconegro’ Drinan – $322,264

2. Jens ‘Jeans89’ Kyllonen – $245,286

3. Joao ‘Naza114’ Vieira – $186,695

4. Kukenmuser – $142,100

5. Gavin ‘gavz101’ Cochrane – $108,157

6. Talal ‘raidalot’ Shakerchi – $82,322

7. Linus ‘LLinusLLove’ Loeliger – $66,762

Nicolas “niccc” Chouity Wins SCOOP-75-M: $1,050 PLO 6-Max Main Event $750K GTD!

Another PLO main event winner was crowned in Lebanon’s Nicolas “niccc” Chouity who became the latest 2020 Spring Championship of Online Poker champion for topping a field of 1,112 runners in Event #75-M: $1,050 PLO 6-Max Main Event and took home a hefty $154,039 in the first-place prize.

Entries: 1,112

Prize pool: $1,112,000

Places Paid: 143

The final showdown took place between Chouity and ‘BomPang’ who started the dual with the chip lead. The former, however, managed to score two doubles up and ultimately scooped the coveted title.

Final Table Payouts

1. Nicolas ‘niccc’ Chouity – $154,039

2. BomPang – $146,539

3. Bagrovui – $86,938

4. Mathias ‘giftmyra’ Joelsson – $60,990

5. Adam ‘Adamyid’ Owen – $42,787

6. magiet12 – $30,016

7. Ignat ‘0Human0’ Liviu – $23,657

“The_Truht” Takes Down SCOOP-75-L PLO 6-Max Main Event $500K GTD

Day 3 of the lower buy-in Event #75-L: $109 6-Max, PLO Main Event $500K Gtd took around three hours to crown a champion. It was Ukraine’s “The_Truht” who emerged victorious to walk away with $87,059 after besting a massive field of 6,126 entries that resulted in a prizepool worth $612,600.

Entries: 6,126

Prize pool: $612,600

Places Paid: 875

The event saw 18 players returning for Day 3. The field came down quickly with ‘pausinho83’ exiting in seventh place for $9,961 to bubble the final table. “The_Truht” eventually battled it out with Russia’s “goldenmuzzle” in HU who could not go all the way and ended as runner-up for $60,657.

Final Table Payouts

1. The_Truht – $87,059

2. goldenmuzzle – $60,657

3. azn_baller3 – $42,264

4. mapof – $29,448

5. M1TR4ND1R – $20,519

6. jfawn – $14,297

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