POTTERPOKER Wins Over Two Million Dollars in WCOOP Main Event

Published on September 28th, 2010 5:14 am EST

WCOOP logo - World Championship of Online Poker"POTTERPOKER" dominated the final table of the WCOOP (World Championship of Online Poker) main event to take down the first place prize of $2,278,097.50. In addition to the money, "POTTERPOKER" will also receive a WCOOP bracelet to commemorate his victory.

"POTTERPOKER" led for the entirety of the final table, dispatching of opponent after opponent en route to his victory. "POTTERPOKER" had such a large chip lead in the final stages of the tournament that a chop wasn't even discussed.

At one point during three-handed play, "POTTERPOKER" had a stack of over 42 million chips, while "Russian_nuts" and "joeysweetp" had just 6.7 million chips between the two of them.

The heads up battle between "POTTERPOKER" and "joeysweetp" didn't last very long.

Prior to the final hand taking place, "POTTERPOKER" had around 40.7 million in chips, while "joeysweetp" had a little over eight million.

With the board reading Jh-8c-2h-Kh, "POTTERPOKER" led out for a bet of around 1 million, "joeysweetp" shoved and "POTTERPOKER" snap-called.

The two players turned over:

"joeysweetp" - Ts-7d

"POTTERPOKER" had hit the nut flush on the turn, leaving "joeysweetp" drawing completely dead.


This hand took place when there were around 30-35 players left in the tournament:

PokerStars Game #50281796007: Tournament #2010090062, $5000+$200 USD Hold'em No Limit - Level XXXIV (17500/35000) - 2010/09/27 23:45:25 ET
Table '2010090062 211' 9-max Seat #9 is the button
Seat 1: gray31 (2470775 in chips)
Seat 2: troyones (3268388 in chips)
Seat 4: Dogg11 (1084420 in chips)
Seat 5: JP OSU (990384 in chips)
Seat 6: LowVision (1668198 in chips)
Seat 7: arbianight (445915 in chips)
Seat 8: POTTERPOKER (444923 in chips)
Seat 9: LVSEO (1623959 in chips)
gray31: posts the ante 4375
troyones: posts the ante 4375
Dogg11: posts the ante 4375
JP OSU: posts the ante 4375
LowVision: posts the ante 4375
arbianight: posts the ante 4375
POTTERPOKER: posts the ante 4375
LVSEO: posts the ante 4375
gray31: posts small blind 17500
troyones: posts big blind 35000
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dogg11: folds
JP OSU: folds
LowVision: folds
arbianight: folds
POTTERPOKER: raises 405548 to 440548 and is all-in
LVSEO: folds
gray31: calls 423048
troyones: folds
*** FLOP *** [5d Jh Jc]
LowVision said, "Yo Pastasallad"
*** TURN *** [5d Jh Jc] [2d]
*** RIVER *** [5d Jh Jc 2d] [4h]
*** SHOW DOWN ***
gray31: shows [Ac 8c] (a pair of Jacks)
POTTERPOKER: shows [Ah 3h] (a straight, Ace to Five)
POTTERPOKER collected 951096 from pot
*** SUMMARY ***
Total pot 951096 | Rake 0
Board [5d Jh Jc 2d 4h]
Seat 1: gray31 (small blind) showed [Ac 8c] and lost with a pair of Jacks
Seat 2: troyones (big blind) folded before Flop
Seat 4: Dogg11 folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 5: JP OSU folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 6: LowVision folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 7: arbianight folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 8: POTTERPOKER showed [Ah 3h] and won (951096) with a straight, Ace to Five
Seat 9: LVSEO (button) folded before Flop (didn't bet)

"POTTERPOKER" was THAT close to being knocked out of the event, but ended up hitting a runner runner straight and is now a millionaire.


Here is how the final table finished out:

1. "POTTERPOKER" - $2.28 million
2. "joeysweetp" - $1.4 million
3. "Russian_nuts" - $1.01 million
4. "dazzy2004" - $696,255
5. "jackellwood" - $509,976
6. "darrenelias" - $363,987
7. "ROMDOM" - $280,945
8. "gray31" - $183,225
9. "carryhero" - $112,988


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