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Benny Glaser Wins Sixth WCOOP Of Series, 14th Overall

British Bracelet Leader Extends Record With 24th Overall COOP Title


EDIT: Just hours after the publishing of this story, Benny Glaser won yet another WCOOP title, his unprecedented sixth victory of the series. Glaser took down the $320 buy-in six-max no-limit hold’em event for $55,705. Remarkably, this was his first no-limit hold’em win ever at the series. He now has 24 overall COOP titles.

*Original Story

Benny Glaser is crushing the 2023 World Championship of Online Poker on PokerStars. The British poker pro has won five titles so far this series, bringing his total to 13 WCOOP titles to extend the record that already belonged to him. In the process, he also grew his record total of overall ’COOP victories with 23 total, having also won ten Spring Championship of Online Poker events over the years.

This online mixed game hot streak comes on the heels of several other major accomplishments for the 34-year-old Southhampton, UK resident. In the final days of 2022, Glaser finished second in the largest World Poker Tour event ever held, the WPT World Championship. That deep run saw him earn a career-high payday of $2,830,000.

Glaser after winning his fifth WSOP braceletAt the 2023 World Series of Poker, Glaser took down the $10,000 triple draw deuce-to-seven lowball championship for his fifth gold bracelet. He now has three more bracelets than any other British player, which is no mean feat given that England is third on the list of bracelet-winning nations behind only the United States and Canada.

Glaser, who plays as ‘RunGodlike’ on PokerStars, has demonstrated his abilities across a number of games and formats this WCOOP, with each of his victories coming in different disciplines. He kicked off his campaign by topping a field of 178 entries in the $109 buy-in Badugi event, earning $3,550 for the win. He then navigated his way through a field of 91 entries in the $1,050 deuce-to-seven triple draw lowball championship event, securing $22,650 as the champion.

The $1,050 no-limit single-draw version of deuce-to-seven lowball drew just 51 entries. Glaser dragged the last pot in that one, adding another $19,490for his efforts. The largest payday he has earned for a win this series came when he topped a field of 70 entries in the $2,100 pot-limit Omaha eight-or-better six-max event for $44,201.

On Sunday, Glaser captured his fifth win of the series by besting 34 entries in the $1,050 no-limit five-card draw event, adding $14,207 to his tally.

Glaser’s very first ‘COOP win came back in 2016, when he took down a $2,100 stud eight-or-better event during that year’s SCOOP. His first WCOOP win came in 2018, when he emerged victorious in a $55 pot-limit Omaha six-max tournament.

Below is a look at his 23 total COOP victories from over the years:

Year Tournament Top Prize
2016 SCOOP 33-H: $2,100 Stud Hi/Lo $54,390
2018 SCOOP 17-L: $22 Limit Hold’em $6,202
2018 WCOOP 27-L: $55 PLO 6-Max $23,807
2019 SCOOP 13-M: $215 Limit 2-7 Triple Draw $14,667
2019 SCOOP 41-H: $1,050 8-Game $45,840
2019 WCOOP 23-M: $109 Razz $10,924
2020 SCOOP 06-H: $2,100 8-Game $54,854
2020 WCOOP 55-H: $2,100 H.O.R.S.E. $43,055
2021 SCOOP 73-M: $215 PLO 6-Max PKO $14,819
2021 WCOOP 50-M: $55 NLO8 6-Max $9,293
2022 SCOOP 09-H: $2,100 H.O.R.S.E. $31,080
2022 WCOOP 04-L: $11 NLO8 6-Max $2,334
2022 WCOOP 09-H: $2,100 H.O.R.S.E. $33,300
2022 WCOOP 14-H: $1,050 H.O.R.S.E. $19,107
2022 WCOOP 18-H: $1,050 PLO 6-Max $39,638
2023 SCOOP 22-H: $1,050 NLO8 6-Max PKO $12,711
2023 SCOOP 87-M: $215 PLO8 6-Max $12,573
2023 SCOOP 100-M: $109 NLHE 7-Max PKO $33,668
2023 WCOOP 16-M: $109 FL Badugi 6-Max $3,550
2023 WCOOP $1,050 World Championship of 2-7 Triple Draw $22,650
2023 WCOOP 50-H: $1,050 NL 2-7 Single Draw $19,490
2023 WCOOP 53-H: $2,100 PLO8 6-Max $44,201
2023 WCOOP 61-H: $1,050 NL 5-Card Draw $14,207
2023 WCOOP 68-M: $320 NLHE 6-Max $55,705