Only 11 players out of a field of 94 entries remain in the first five-figure buy-in of the PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker 2020 (WCOOP) and they are all guaranteed a portion of the $1,000,000 guarantee in WCOOP-10-H: $10,300 NLHE [8-Max, High Roller] as the bubble burst at the end of Day 1.
Scotsman Ludovic "ludovi333" Geilich leads the returning hopefuls with a stack of 3,627,101, which is fewer than half a big blind ahead of Timothy "Tim0thee" Adams with 3,613,033. Another huge name on the international High Roller circuit follows in third place with Mikita "fish2013" Badziakouski (3,079,729), followed by Portugals Filipe "Zagazaur" Oliveira with 2,979,331.
The remaining finalists include Thomas "WushuTM" Muehloecker (2,390,432), Chris "Big Huni" Huniche (2,228,256) Ole "wizowizo" Schemion (1,668,132), Pieter "XMorphineX" Aerts (1,389,332) and Artur "mararthur1" Martirosian (1,366,824) as other known names. The two shortest stacks are "fishbones11" (805,774) and "despedespi33" (352,056, who have locked up a min cash of $25,238.
The 11 finalists in WCOOP-10-H: $10,300 High Roller
|Position||Player||Country||Chip Count||Big Blinds|
|1||Ludovic "ludovi333" Geilich||Scotland||3,627,101||91|
|2||Timothy "Tim0thee" Adams||Canada||3,613,033||90|
|3||Mikita "fish2013" Badziakouski||Belarus||3,079,729||77|
|4||Filipe "Zagazaur" Oliveira||Portugal||2,979,331||74|
|5||Thomas "WushuTM" Muehloecker||Austria||2,390,432||60|
|6||Chris "Big Huni" Hunichen||United States||2,228,256||56|
|7||Ole "wizowizo" Schemion||Germany||1,668,132||42|
|8||Pieter "XMorphineX" Aerts||Belgium||1,389,332||35|
|9||Artur "mararthur1" Martirosian||Russia||1,366,824||34|
The final day resumes at 1.05 p.m. EST with blinds at 20,000/40,000 and a running ante of 5,000, all levels for the remainder of the tournament will last 30 minutes each. Once nine players remain, the field will combine for the final table redraw.
Please note: The action of the final day will be streamed on the PokerStars Twitch channel with commentary and cards-up coverage on a delay of more than 20 minutes. All PokerNews live updates for the remainder of the tournament will be published according to the live stream delay until a champion has been crowned.