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by Card Player News Team |  Published: Dec 01, 2009

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World Championship of Online Poker by the Numbers The PokerStars.com World Series of Online Poker (WCOOP) played out at the end of September with a record $51.7 million in prize money on offer over 45 events. While U.S. wunderkid Yevgeniy “Jovial Gent” Timoshenko topped the 2,144 strong field in the $5,200 buy-in main event scoring $1,715,200 in prize money, Europeans also had a strong festival with Bertrand “Elky” Grospellier (winning two events), Eugene Katchalov, George Danzer, and Matthew Ashton all taking down titles. Out of 45 events, Europeans won 17 or just over one-third. These bracelets went to: United Kingdom 4 Germany 3 Spain 2 Finland 2 Sweden 2 France 1 Greece 1 Netherlands 1 Slovakia 1 In total 140 countries were represented across WCOOP events and players from 104 countries cashed. For a full list of winners visit wcoop.com/stats. ‘Durrrr’ Makes TV Cash-Game History The FullTilt Poker Million Dollar ...


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