Jonas "llJaYJaYll" Lauck on his WCOOP Main Event win

Last week the World Championship of Online Poker Main event bought this year's festival to a close. It was won by won by Jonas "llJaYJaYll" Lauck who, if you read the report from last week, became increasingly dominant as the final played out. His reward was a first prize of more than $1.5 million (...more

by Stephen Bartley on October 3, 2016 3:28 AM

WCOOP 2016: Epilogue... all over for another year

Wins for Shyam "G's zee" Srinivasan and teruliro served as a worthy precursor to the Main Event win by German player llJaYJaYll who earns more than $1.5 million. The Player of the Series comes to a close with Fabrizio "SixthSenSe19" Gonzalez topping the leader board. All of which brings WCOOP 2016 t...more

by Stephen Bartley on September 28, 2016 3:07 AM

WCOOP 2016: G's zee wins another WCOOP title, James "Andy McLEOD" Obst 2nd i

Shyam "G's zee" Srinivasan knows how to turn in a memorable performance. When he won his first WCOOP event in 2014, he started as a short stack but pulled off an incredible comeback to find himself heads-up with an enormous chip lead, then closed the match out in just nine hands. Tonight he entered ...more

by Jason Kirk on September 27, 2016 8:01 PM

WCOOP 2016: llJaYJaYll dominates, earns $1.5 million for Main Event victory

A thrilling, three-day ride came to a close tonight as Germany's llJaYJaYll defeated 2,091 runners to win the 2016 WCOOP Main Event and a life-changing $1,517,541.25. It capped off a record-setting series, with $73,504,875.79 in prize money awarded across 82 events. llJaYJaYll had his work cut out f...more

by Kristin Bihr on September 27, 2016 6:56 PM

WCOOP 2016: teruliro takes one for Brazil in Event #81 ($320 PL 5-Card Omaha

Pot-Limit Omaha is known for wild action and crazy draws.5-Card PLO adds an extra dash of spice to that mix and the 6-max format throws in a handful. A total of 1,239 players signed up for that action in Event #81 and they created a prize pool worth $371,700. teruliro took the biggest chunk of that ...more

by Alex Villegas on September 27, 2016 3:33 PM

WCOOP 2016: Main Event set to bring Championship to a close

WCOOP 2016 is not quite over yet. There were wins for ISILDRooN, Noogaii, mighty28 and NegroVente1, as well as a near miss for Phil Galfond. There was also the matter of the Player of the Series contest, which is now a race for top ten places. There are no more events to get started but the final th...more

by Stephen Bartley on September 27, 2016 3:05 AM

WCOOP 2016: NegroVente1 binks a quickie with Wrap-Up Event #82 ($1,050 NL)

The finale! One last quickie. After 22 exhilarating days of nonstop WCOOP action, we've finally reached the last event on the 2016 WCOOP docket. Welcome to the Wrap-Up, or Event #82 of 82. It also celebrated the last chance to win a WCOOP title for a mere price tag of $1,050. The closing affair, a r...more

by Pauly McGuire on September 26, 2016 9:29 PM

WCOOP 2016: mighty28 tops Phil "MrSweets28" Galfond for Event #77 title ($21

Phil "MrSweets28" Galfond has won a lot of things in poker-- two WSOP bracelets, millions of dollars, and a reputation as one of the most talented cash game players in the world. One thing he hasn't won? A 'COOP title. Galfond came close a couple times. He was runner-up in the 2014 SCOOP $2,100 PLO ...more

by Kristin Bihr on September 26, 2016 6:08 PM

WCOOP 2016: Epic $153K win for SSSMBRFC2/C in Event #72, $109 NLHE

There have been bigger prizes in terms of sheer dollar amount on offer during this WCOOP, but compared to the buy-in, Event #72 packed just about the biggest punch. The nine finalists, whose combined buy-ins totaled $991, combined for more than $697,000 in prizes. For much of the third day of this n...more

by Jason Kirk on September 26, 2016 2:04 PM

WCOOP 2016: ISILDRooN quickly earns WCOOP glory in Event #76 ($320 PLO, Mix-

There was one last Mix-Max tournament on the schedule as the 2016 World Championship of Online Poker neared the end. This time around is was some four-card poker played across two different formats. The $300 buy-in Pot Limit Omaha tournament drew more than 600 players and in the end it was Sweden's ...more

by Al Rash on September 26, 2016 8:55 AM
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