It was only a few months ago that Gavin Cochrane won the WPTWOC 8-Max Championship and walked away with a massive $540,644. He now has another major title after switching back to his favoured Pot-Limit Omaha to win the sixth event of the 2020 Caribbean Poker Party Online series.
CPP #06 PLO Final Table Results
|1||Gavin Cochrane||United Kingdom||$49,560|
|2||Phil Mighall||United Kingdom||$30,438|
Cochrane was one of 51 entrants in the $3,200 PLO event, those players helping the $153,000 prize pool surpass the advertised guarantee.
Only the top nine finishers received some prize money, so spare a thought for 10th place finisher Balint Sebestyen of Hungary who was the unfortunate soul who burst the money bubble.
The Hungarian’s exit ensured the surviving nine players would win at least $6,655. This is the sum awarded to both Ludvig Sterner and Mark Korom.
Ian Bradley finished in seventh-place, won $7,347 and set the official final table.
Boris Angelov was the first player to bust from the final table, a finish worth $8,537. Cochrane opened with and Angelov three-bet all-in for his last five big blinds with . Adam Hendrix woke up with a four-bet from the small blind with and Cochrane called off the last of his stack.
The board ran to bust Angelov and give Cochrane’s stack a massive boost.
Fifth place and $10,190 went to the first of two Dutchmen to reach the final table. Jasper Wijbenga’s lost to Hendrix’ when the five community cards fell .
Hendrix couldn’t put those chips to good use because he was the next player out of the door. The Mexico-based grinder last a massive pot to Cochrane when he was outdrawn before getting his chips into the middle holding against Phil Mighall’s . Mighall’s hand held and Hendrix was left with two big blinds.
They went in with against Cochrane’s , the latter improving to a full house by the river.
Three-handed play ended when Puk Narbuurs crashed out and got his hands on $19,851. Narbuurs’ chips went into on a flop in a three-way contested pot. Mighall got out of the way when Narbuurs committed himself with but Cochrane called with . The turn and river failed to change the course of the hand and heads-up was set.
Cochrane held a 29,828,164 to 21,171,836 chip lead over the WPTWOC Main Event champion Mighall and it didn’t take long for him to get his hands on Mighall’s stack.
The final hand saw Mighall open to 2,400,000, Cochrane three-bet and called when Mighall moved all-in. It was for Cochrane and for Mighall. The board ran to bust Mighall and lock up another majjor title for Cochrane.
CPP #06 Mini PLO Final Table Results
Finland has a long history with PLO stars and Antti Suominen is one in the making for sure. Suominen came out on top of a 133-strong field in the $320 buy-in Mini PLO event and walked away with $8,933.
The Finn defeated Germany’s Christian Beck heads-up to secure the title and the tournament’s biggest prize. Beck padded his bankroll with the $6,139 consolation prize.
It was a near miss for Joao Vieira who had to ultimately make do with the $4,328 third-place prize. Earlier, Gjoris Tsoupras busted in sixth-place, Benjamin Grundtman in fifth and Steven Mavrigiannakis in fourth.
Heads-Up Events End in Chops
Both the $1,050 and $109 Heads-Up events concluded with chopped prize pools.
Cyprus’ Hannes Speiser found himself heads-up against Malta’s Luigi Shehadeh in a battle of the sunshine drenched countries. Speiser won the match after the pair struck a deal and secured a $25,039 prize, leaving Shehadeh to bank $23,920.
It was a similar story in the $109 edition when Belarus’ Evgeny Tereschenko beat Ilya Varfolomeev in the final battle for $4,156. The runner-up reeled in a $4,243 score.
What Events Play Out on November 20?
November 20 sees Day 1A of The Warm-Up take place. This $1,50 buy-in $500,000 guaranteed PKO event shuffles up and deals at 19:05 GMT. Day 1B starts at the same time on November 21.
Look out for the CPP Main Event satellites and the 10x $5,300 seat guaranteed Mega Sat. Day 1B of the Main Event runs on November 22 so you’re running out of time if you want to win your way into the $5 million guaranteed tournament.
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