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John Monnette Wins Event No. 27 at PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker

Shawn Buchanan Leads Entering Day 2 of Event No. 28


High-stakes poker pro and mixed-game genius John “jmonnett” Monnette took down event no. 27 at the PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) on Tuesday. Monnette, who also has two PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) titles in both seven-card stud and deuce-to-seven lowball, earned $19,250 and the bracelet. Team PokerStars Pro Greg “FossilMan” Raymer finished in third place.

Event no. 28 is currently paused and will resume on Wednesday afternoon with 72 players remaining. Shawn “buck21” Buchanan, who also holds a WCOOP title, leads the way for the $243,610 first-place prize.

Check out events 26-28 below.

Event No. 26 — Six-Max Mixed Hold’em ($400,000 Guarantee)

Buy-In: $300+$20
Prize Pool: $400,000
Entrants: 1,116

Final Table Results:

1. johnsonck69 — $54,531*
2. martin69 — $45,529*
3. WhiteM4n — $54,939*
4. x.UnLuCkY.x — $26,000
5. MadaMadaDonk — $17,160
6. ForzaVaxholm — $12,000

*Based on a deal made at the final table.

John MonnetteEvent No. 27 — Limit Badugi ($100,000 Guarantee)

Buy-In: $300+$20
Prize Pool: $100,000
Entrants: 322

Final Table Results:

1. John “jmonnett” Monnette — $19,250
2. UboughtmyBMW — $14,250
3. Greg “FossilMan” Raymer — $10,750
4. Gigaloff — $7,750
5. dangdokodang — $5,250
6. monika13 — $3,750
7. Emmoyouesee — $2,750
8. Sergey “gipsy74” Rybachenko — $2,250

Shawn BuchananEvent No. 28 — Two-Day No-Limit Hold’em ($1,000,000 Guarantee)

Buy-In: $1,000+$50
Prize Pool: $1,433,000
Entrants: 1,433

This event is currently paused with 72 players remaining. All remaining players are in the money and guaranteed at least $3,439. The winner will receive $243,610.

Notables still in contention include Brock “t soprano” Parker, David “SexSeen” Sands, Peter “twirlpro” Turmezey, Greg “Duck U” Hobson, Shaun Deeb, Thayer “THAY3R” Rasmussen and the chip leader, Shawn “buck21” Buchanan.

The tournament will resume at 5:00 p.m. EST.

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