The 2021 PokerStars Pennsylvania Spring Championship of Online Poker (PASCOOP) kicked off on April 17 and will run through May 3, offering more than $2 million in guaranteed prize pools with buy-ins as low as $5 up to $1,000. The highlight of the series is the two-day $300 buy-in Main Event on May 2 featuring a $200,000 guaranteed prize pool.
Each of the 40 events is comprised of three different tournaments – a High, Medium, and Low buy-in – meaning there’s a total of 120 tournaments. Through the first 11 days of the series, 84 events have run their course, catering to 33,089 combined entrants and awarding $1,711,002 in prize money in the process.
“AFA5671” Scoops More than $18K
It took less than seven hours for “AFA5671” to pick apart the tough field in this $75,000 Guaranteed High Roller Event. For their efforts, “AFA5671” will take home over $18,000. The top 11 players finished in the money, and when play started at the seven-handed final table, “AFA5671” was in the middle of the pack.
They were able to score the first knockout of the final table, when they trapped “ickyflakes” while holding pocket aces.
Next to go was “pariszoo11,” who started the final table as the chip leader. However, nothing went right from there, and they busted in a pair vs. pair preflop cooler against “MarcZumoff.”
“AFA5671” continued to build a big stack when they sent “fubadbeatbob” home in fifth place. It was a huge coinflip preflop, where “AFA5671” held pocket nines, and held against the ace-queen of “fubadbeatbob.”
Four handed play went for a while before there were two eliminations in two straight hands. In the first, “ToddLaxMen” was sent to the rail, and once again, it was “AFA5671” who did the dirty work. Next, “MarcZumoff” would shove the turn with multiple draws, but “AFA5671” looked them up with top pair, and that pair held to get to heads-up play.
Heads up lasted for just a few minutes, before “AFA5671” was on the right side of a set vs. top pair cooler. The chips were in on the turn, and the hand was locked up as soon as “AFA5671” clicked call.
All of the players in the event enjoyed rake-free action thanks to 75 players buying into the tournament to exactly meet the guarantee.
PASCOOP Event #27-H Final Table Results
Other Wednesday Results: 8-Games See Overlay
While the big Wednesday event did meet its guarantee, that wasn’t the case when it came time for the second event of the day, the 8-game.
The $200 High version attracted 64 entries but that left it a couple of thousand of dollars shy of the $15K guarantee. The biggest slice of the free money pie went to “123456ers” who earned $4,660. Meanwhile, the $50 Medium event got 133 entries to leave it $850 short of the $7.5K guarantee. “hunterm708” came out atop a four-player chop there to get $1,424. It was their second title of the series after shipping 11-L: $200 NLHE [8-Max], $30K GTD for $8,016.
The $20 Low version inched past its $3K guarantee as “SirPilesMcGee” nabbed $614 for topping the 167-entry field.
The 2021 PASCOOP rolls on tonight with a $300 buy-in, $40,000 guaranteed Thursday Thrill Event, and as always, PokerNews will be there from start to finish to bring you all of the live updates.
Following that, there will also be a six-max pot-limit Omaha hi-lo event for price points of $100, $30 and $10.
Remaining PokerNews PASCOOP Live Reporting Schedule
|April 29||Thursday||8 p.m.||#29-H: $300 NLHE Thursday Thrill||$40,000|
|May 2||Sunday||6 p.m.||#36-H: $300 NLHE Main Event Day 1||$200,000|
|May 3||Monday||6 p.m.||#36-H: $300 NLHE Main Event Day 2||$200,000|
Recent 2021 PASCOOP Winners
|Wednesday, April 28||27-H: $1,000 NLHE [6-Max, High Roller], $75K GTD||75||$75,000||AFA5671||$18,293|
|Wednesday, April 28||27-M: $250 NLHE [6-Max], $35K GTD||162||$37,746||MustangGuy1957||$7,635|
|Wednesday, April 28||27-L: $100 NLHE [Wednesday 6-Max SE], $20K GTD||334||$30,661||Aubrey “RiverMeDaddy” Williams||$5,753|
|Wednesday, April 28||28-H: $200 8-Game, $15K GTD||64||$15,000||123456ers||$4,660|
|Wednesday, April 28||28-M: $50 8-Game, $7.5K GTD||133||$7,500||hunterm708||$1,424*|
|Wednesday, April 28||28-L: $20 8-Game, $3K GTD||167||$3,039||SirPilesMcGee||$614|
*reflects final table deal
The first-ever Michigan Spring Championship of Online Poker (MISCOOP) will run alongside the New Jersey Spring Championship of Online Poker (NJSCOOP) from May 8 to May 24. Full details on MISCOOP and NJSCOOP to be announced in the coming weeks.
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