Italian player Gianluca Speranza sets his own record at PokerStars Spring Championship Of Online Poker
Gianluca Speranza made the impossible after coming back to the Poker championship he won last time to win again. This is the first ever case of winning 2 SCOOP Main Events in a row.
During the final table, Gianluca Speranza won his title during the battle with a player from Belarus identified as “OMGitshunt” who took the second place and more than $900k prize pool. Speranza added $1,028,203 prize pool to the massive $1,133,160 he won almost exactly 12 months ago.
The $10300 tournament fixed 662 entries. Due to the significant amount of players, the host had to prolong it to a day more. Day 1 ended with only 31 players left in the hunt for the $1,126,911 top prize with everyone guaranteed $41,598.
Among the participants of the final table was a player from Canada under the nickname Caecilius – behind him was a famous poker player Nick Pietrangelo.
SCOOP 62-H: $10,300 NLHE 8-Max Main Event Final Table Results
|1||Gianluca “Tankanza” Speranza||Austria||$1,028,203*|
|3||Dinesh “NastyMinder” Alt||Austria||$604,383|
|4||Francisco “Tomatee” Benitez||Uruguay||$442,597|
|8||Nick “caecilius” Petrangelo||Canada||$127,290|
|9||Preben “prebz” Stokkan||United Kingdom||$101,777|
PokerStars guaranteed $5 million would be won in the SCOOP 62-H: $10,300 NLHE 8-Max Main Event, but eventually paid out $6,620,000 to the top 87 finishers after 662 entries were processed.