• July 24, 2021

Germany's "tobi123456" Banks $654K to Emerge as 2015 WCOOP's Biggest Winner Thus Far

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(pokernews.com)- As of this writing, 29 events are down and 41 are left to go in the 2015 World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP), which is taking place on PokerStars and runs through September 27.
This year’s schedule features 70 exciting events with a breathtaking $45 million in guaranteed prize pools. The highlight of the online tournament festival is yet to come with the $5,200 buy-in WCOOP Main Event guaranteeing a huge $10 million prize pool on September 27.
Thus far in the 2015 WCOOP, Germany’s “tobi123456” is the biggest winner after banking $654,000 for winning the WCOOP-25: $10,300 NL Hold’em (8-Max, Optional Re-Entry, High-Roller), $2M Guaranteed.
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Meanwhile, the WCOOP-26: $700 NL Hold’em [Sunday Million SE], $1.5M Guaranteed featured a big turnout with 3,418 players vying for a piece of the $2,272,970 prize pool. After agreeing to a four-way deal, Andy “wiisssppppaa” Taylor went on to win the tournament for $275,850. However, thanks to the deal, Taylor was not the biggest money earner as eventual third-place finisher “ModzillaPL” took home $278,110.
In other news, Mike “goleafsgoeh” Leah snagged his second WCOOP title after winning theWCOOP-27: $215 PL Omaha [6-Max, Progressive Super-Knockout], $200K Guaranteed for $28,432.42 and $8,794.49 in bounties. Leah, who is the owner of over $4.7 million in live tournament earnings according to The Hendon Mob and almost $2.6 million in online tournament cashes according to PocketFives.com, won his first WCOOP event in 2011 in a $320 buy-in Badugi Event.
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