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Online Poker -- CrabMaki Wins WCOOP High Roller Event

Team PokerStars Pro Ville Wahlbeck Finishes Runner Up

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The first day of the PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) is officially in the books and by all accounts it was a tremendous success. The three events combined to surpass their guarantees by over $2 million.

The highlight of the day came in the $10,000 High Roller tournament, which attracted 313 runners. In the end, David “CrabMaki” Shallow came out on top of Team PokerStars Pro Ville Wahlbeck for an outright win and a $605,655 payday.

Incredibly, event no. 3 did not wrap up until 12:30 p.m. EST and lasted a total of 19 hours and 31 minutes. The marathon tournament was won by joao bauer, who defeated cmpjo for the $316,702 score.

Check out the results for events 1-3 below.

Event No. 1 — Six-Max No-Limit Hold’em ($1,250,000 Guarantee)

Stephen ChidwickBuy-In: $200+$15
Prize Pool: $1,800,200
Entrants: 9,001

Final Table Results:

1. AlexKP — $257,000*
2. Tutanhamon1 — $198,274*
3. Stephen “stevie444” Chidwick — $130,514
4. ROOJAR_M — $76,508
5. inhidonks — $40,504
6. Drateks — $27,003

*Based on a deal made at the final table.

Event No. 2 — High Roller No-Limit Hold’em ($2,000,000 Guarantee)

Ville WahlbeckBuy-In: $10,000+$300
Prize Pool: $3,130,000
Entrants: 313

Final Table Results:

1. David “CrabMaki” Shallow — $605,655
2. Ville Wahlbeck — $453,850
3. Jean Francois “bmwmcoupe” Talbot — $344,300
4. Also11 — $258,225
5. Vick Is God — $178,410
6. LonneyGerbil — $137,720
7. Mohsin “sms9231” Charania — $106,420
8. Jamie “pokerjamers” Armstrong — $75,120
9. Anton “antesvante” Wigg — $54,775

Event No. 3 — No-Limit Hold’em ($2,000,000 Guarantee)

Peter GelencserBuy-In: $200+$15
Prize Pool: $2,413,200
Entrants: 12,066

Final Table Results:

1. joao bauer — $316,702*
2. cmpjo — $260,298*
3. Peter “Iteopepe88” Gelencser — $168,924
4. i need bond$ — $120,660
5. Twinshark — $96,528
6. Aleksei1990 — $72,396
7. binhoeiji — $48,264
8. jampirki — $24,132
9. Luke “Bdbeatslayer” Vrabel — $15,203

*Based on a deal made at the final table.

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