Monday, May 27, 2024

Nemeth Denies Stumpf a SCOOP Hat Trick On Way to Capturing Fourth Title

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Canadian Matthew “Stumpfed” Stumpf bagged two Spring Championship Of Online Poker (SCOOP) titles on May 13, and looked set to secured a stunning hat trick a day later until another poker star halted him in his tracks. Andras “probirs” Nemeth is no stranger to podium finished in high-stakes tournaments at PokerStars, and he came out on top in a SCOOP event for the fourth time in his glistening career, defeating Stumpf heads-up in SCOOP 55-H: $1,050 NLHE 7-Max Turbo PKO.

Some 210 players bought in and created a $210,000 prize pool. Half went on each player’s head in the form of a progressive bounty, with the remaining 50% awarded to the top 29 finishers. Luminaries including Niklas “Lena900” Astedt, Yuri “theNERDguy” Dzivielevski, and final table bubble boy Alisson “heyalisson” Piekazewicz were among those who saw a return on their $1,050 investment.

The final table was packed with top-tier players. “aferrao147” was the first of the seven finalists relieved of their stack. Roman “Gogac sniper” Hrabec joined the list of busted players before “DaniC19941893” fell by the wayside in fifth.

Fourth place with to Lithuanian grinder Matas “NoTilit” Cikinas, with 2023 SCOOP Main Event champion Felipe “lipe piv” Boianovsky crashing out in third.

Boianovsky’s untimely demise left Nemeth heads-up against Stumpf. Both players locked in $17,945 from the main prize pool, leaving the now five-figures worth of final bounties to play for. Nemeth managed to stop Stumpf in his tracks, resigning the runner-up to a $22,648 consolation prize while securing SCOOP title number four and $47,218 for himself.

SCOOP 55-H: $1,050 NLHE 7-Max Turbo PKO Final Table Results

Rank Player Country Bounties Prize Total Prize
1 Andras “probirs” Nemeth Hungary $29,273 $17,945 $47,218
2 Matthew “Stumpfed” Stumpf Canada $4,703 $17,945 $22,648
3 Felipe “lipe piv” Boianovsky Brazil $1,718 $11,457 $13,175
4 Matas “NoTilit” Cikinas Lithuania $500 $8,555 $9,055
5 DaniC19941893 Brazil $7,406 $6,388 $13,794
6 Roman “Gogac sniper” Hrabec Austria $2,625 $4,770 $7,395
7 aferrao147 Brazil $3,953 $3,562 $7,515

Vecino Complete an Impressive PokerStars SCOOP Hat Trick

Juan Carlos Vecino
Juan Carlos Vecino

Estonian grinder Juanki “B4NKR0LL3R” Vecino is now a three-time SCOOP champion after coming out on top of SCOOP 47-H: $1,050 NLHE Single Re-Entry, a tournament that saw the 264 entrants fight toot and nail for the lion’s share of the $263,000 prize pool.

Six of the nine finalists saw their $1,050 investment swell into a five-figure prize. Dominykas “Mikensonas” Mikolaitis, “wanderer_pro,” and “JackRipperJr” were the first three casualties of the final table, securing prizes of $5,508, $6,652, and $8,879, respectively.

Sixth place and the first $10,000+ score of the final table went to the man mentioned above, the one and only Andras “probirs” Nemeth. Nemeth was joined on the sidelines by Espen “Hymn2Ninkasi” Jorstad, who earned yet more points for Team Lex. Team PokerStars Pro Lex Veldhuis‘ team now holds a sizable lead over the chasing pack.

Renan “Internett93o” Bruschi‘s remarkable 2024 SCOOP continued with a fourth place finish worth $21,112, with the elimination of Malta’s “Haringbuis” sending the tournament into the heads-up stage.

Here, Vecino clashed with Tomi “elmerixx” Brouk. Vecino brushed aside his talented opponent to take down his third SCOOP title and to pad his bankroll with $50,200. Brouk walked away with $37,611.

SCOOP 47-H: $1,050 NLHE Single Re-Entry

Rank Player Country Prize
1 Juanki “B4NKR0LL3R” Vecino Estonia $50,200
2 Tomi “elmerixx” Brouk Finland $37,611
3 Haringbuis Malta $28,179
4 Renan “Internett93o” Bruschi Brazil $21,112
5 Espen “Hymn2Ninkasi” Jorstad United Kingdom $15,817
6 Andras “probirs” Nemeth Hungary $11,851
7 JackRipperJr Denmark $8,879
8 wanderer_pro Poland $6,652
9 Dominykas “Mikensonas” Mikolaitis Lithuania $5,508

SCOOP Results: Tuesday 14 May, 2024

Matthew Ashton
Matthew Ashton

Several well-known, household names triumphed in PokerStars 2024 SCOOP events on May 14, including Sweden’s Andreas “mrAndreeew” Berggren, Luccas “wantuirpoker” Barrossa, and Matthew “MUSTAFABET” Ashton. Ashton became a three-time champion after helping himself to the $1,050 FL 2-7 Triple Draw title.

Event Entrants Prize Pool Champion Prize
SCOOP 45-L: $55 NLHE 6-Max PKO 6,780 $339,000 Andreas “mrAndreeew” Berggren $30,374*
SCOOP 45-M: $215 NLHE 6-Max PKO 2,444 $488,800 mikke8282 $54,337*
SCOOP 45-H: $1,050 NLHE 6-Max PKO 382 $382,000 copag holdem $66,395*
SCOOP 47-L: $11 NLHE Single Re-Entry 7,629 $74,764 race2carlow $10,597
SCOOP 47-M: $109 NLHE Single Re-Entry 2,665 $266,500 KKgustavoKK $34,675
SCOOP 47-H: $1,050 NLHE Single Re-Entry 263 $263,000 Juanki “B4NKR0LL3R” Vecino $50,200
SCOOP 50-L: $11 NLHE 5-Max Action Starter 2,207 $21,628 4oson4ik $2,572
SCOOP 50-M: $55 NLHE 5-Max Action Starter 680 $40,000 Luccas “wantuirpoker” Barrossa $5,447
SCOOP 50-H: $215 NLHE 5-Max Action Starter 232 $50,000 danplow $7,726
SCOOP 51-L: $5.50 NLHE Deep Stacks 8,311 $40,723 joacodero $5,724
SCOOP 51-M: $55 NLHE Deep Stacks 3,699 $184,950 unodostresquack $23,659
SCOOP 51-H: $530 NLHE Deep Stacks 505 $252,500 On3MoreT1m3_ $44,885
SCOOP 54-L: $55 FL 2-7 Triple 448 $22,400 S1BN $3,595
SCOOP 54-M: $215 FL 2-7 Triple Draw 146 $30,000 pinguinho $6,328
SCOOP 54-H: $1,050 FL 2-7 Triple Draw 60 $60,000 Matthew “MUSTAFABET” Ashton $18,493
SCOOP 55-L: $11 NLHE 7-Max Turbo PKO 8,824 $86,475 playboy_great $7,235*
SCOOP 55-M: $109 NLHE 7-Max PKO 2,447 $244,700 Rob “robc1978” Cowen $24,646*
SCOOP 55-H: $1,050 NLHE 7-Max PKO 210 $210,000 Andreas “probirs” Nemeth $47,218*
SCOOP 56-L: $5.50 6+ Hold’em Turbo PKO 3,736 $18,306 Falcioni442 $2,151*
SCOOP 56-M: $55 6+ Hold’em Turbo PKO 574 $30,000 hoako $4.088*
SCOOP 56-H: $530 6+ Hold’em Turbo PKO 65 $40,000 dzhelali $11,254*

Team Lex Is Out In Front

SCOOP League

Team Lex has a near 900-point lead in the inaugural SCOOP League, although there is plenty of time for the chasing teams to claw their way back into contention. Team Lex has 5,120 points currently, with Team Spraggy in second on 4,325 points. Team Tonkaaaa occupies third place with 2,990 points, while Team Fintan is bringing up the rear courtesy of its 2,305 points total.

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