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bedoyiya Leads PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker Main Event

Alex Kravchenko Leads 8-Game High Roller Final Table


Only one day remains in the 2010 PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP). Two more players will take home bracelets with the conclusion of the Main Event and 8-Game High Roller Championship on Monday.

Team PokerStars Pro Alex Kravchenko leads the final table of six in the 8-Game tournament, but he is joined by Card Player Online Player of the Year candidate “kirbynator” and the always dangerous Jon “PearlJammer” Turner.

In the main event, a total of 271 players still remain and are led by an unknown player from Madrid, Spain with the name “bedoyiya.”

Check out events 58-62 below.

Andrew BrownEvent No. 58 — Two-Day Heads-Up Pot-Limit Omaha ($200,000 Guarantee)

Buy-In: $500+$30
Prize Pool: $246,500
Entrants: 493

Final Eight Results:

1. Ifeedurfam — $49,670*
2. Tae Joon Noh — $44,000*
T3. Cucudaclown — $17,255
T3. Mudvaynes — $17,255
T5. dagunman — $7,888
T5. Dunpeal28 — $7,888
T5. DSchec — $7,888
T5. Andrew “Browntown19” Brown — $7,888

*Based on a deal made at the final table.

James ObstEvent No. 59 — Two-Day H.O.R.S.E. ($400,000 Guarantee)

Buy-In: $2,000+$100
Prize Pool: $478,000
Entrants: 239

Final Table Results:

1. TALLWASP — $96,795
2. bad beat bud — $74,090
3. James “Andy McLEOD” Obst — $54,970
4. Paul “paulgees81” Volpe — $40,630
5. bigjoe2003 — $26,290
6. Prague1 — $21,510
7. Mark “SHIPP ITT” Herm — $16,730
8. ReadyMate73 — $13,145

David SessoEvent No. 60 — No-Limit Hold’em ($1,500,000 Guarantee)

Buy-In: $200+$15
Prize Pool: $2,346,600
Entrants: 11,733

Final Table Results:

1. David “Blue Knight1” Sesso — $299,669*
2. ureeek — $169,000*
3. TROBLMAKER — $209,000*
4. Marwetz — $165,000*
5. Tyren0 — $93,864
6. 1euroguy — $70,398
7. RiverBoom — $46,932
8. check_lol — $23,466
9. Troubaduren — $14,783

*Based on a deal made at the final table.

Alex KravchenkoEvent No. 61 — Two-Day High Roller 8-Game ($1,000,000 Guarantee)

Buy-In: $10,000+$300
Prize Pool: $1,330,000
Entrants: 133

This event is currently paused with six players remaining. A total of 18 players made the money, including Scott “BigRiskky” Clements, Allen “albari” Bari, David “WhooooKidd” Baker, Andrew “good2cu” Robl and Brett “get crunk” Richey.

Team PokerStars Pros Daniel “KidPoker” Negreanu and Pat Pezzin both made runs at the final table but fell short in 11th and seventh place, respectively. The final table will resume at 3 p.m. EST and is headlined by Alex Kravchenko. Other notables include kirbynator and Jon “PearlJammer” Turner. All remaining players are guaranteed at least $59,850, but the winner will take home $345,800.

Main Event — Two-Day No-Limit Hold’em ($10,000,000 Guarantee)

Buy-In: $5,000+$200
Prize Pool: $12,215,000
Entrants: 2,443

This event is currently paused with 271 players remaining. All surviving players are now guaranteed at least $9,772, but all eyes are on the first-place prize of $2,278,097.

Notables still in contention include Allie “The Prescott” Prescott, James “Andy McLEOD” Obst, Benny “toweliestar” Spindler and Team PokerStars Pro Chad Brown. The chip leader is Madrid’s bedoyiya, who sits with just under 1 million in chips which is about five times the average stack.

The action will resume at 5 p.m. EST.

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