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 seven days of the series, 45 events have run their course, catering to 19,773 combined entrants and awarding $941,820 in prize money in the process. The million-dollar mark is within reach and will be hit any day now.
PokerNews will be live reporting various events throughout the series, including the upcoming $200, $100K guaranteed event on Sunday.
4-Max Awards Biggest Prize of the Day
Day 7 of the 2021 PASCOOP would see a bit of overlay for the first time in several events as the Event #14 series — rebuys at $50, $15 and $5 — would see either small overlay or reduced rake throughout the three tournaments. That certainly hasn’t been a theme in the series as most of the tournaments have covered their numbers with some room to spare.
In the High event, when all the rebuys and add-ons were tallied up, it wound up just two entries shy of making the number for a whopping $100 of free money added by PokerStars PA. It would be “jbrink22” topping the 195-entry field for $3,970.
Then, there was the Medium event, which saw enough entries to meet the $10,000 guarantee but only if some of the rake was shifted over. Therefore, it wound up being a reduced-rake event with a four-way chop ending things. Assuming the minimum $200 was left over, it was “ActuallLy” who locked up slightly the biggest prize with $1,316 while “jessedoczzz” got $1,305 and “WWCD 187” $1,176. The prolific “ChrundleTheGr8” managed to get the win and $1,376.
The Low event had the biggest overlay with $1,125 and “proletariat55” and “Goosehunter14” enjoyed the biggest slices of that, chopping for $728 and $616, respectively.
The biggest prize of the day, meanwhile, was actually awarded in Event #15-H: $100 NLHE [4-Max], $15K GTD which actually produced a prize pool of nearly $22,000. One-bullet wonder “4TH3K1D$” managed to get the best of the short-handed action and scoop it for $4,211.
It was a three-way chop ending the Medium four-max with “waltsnotdeadyet” grabbing the lion’s share at $1,806 as “blackbear326” and “Pkid8658” secured $1,291 and $1,430, respectively. It was the second bink for “waltsnotdeadyet” as they also shipped 09-L: $5 NLHE [Escalating Antes] for $444.
Finally, another solo winner emerged in the Low with “markholmes27” winning for $801.
Event #15-H: $100 NLHE [4-Max], $15K GTD Final Table Results
Some interesting tournaments are on tap for Saturday. To kick things off, there’s a progressive knockout (PKO) at price points of $200, $50 and $20 with some sizable guarantees of $25K, $15K and $7.5K. Then, it gets a bit more niche with 5-card pot-limit Omaha for $100, $30 and $10. Those have guarantees of $10K, $5K and $2K. Finally, PASCOOP-18 will be the only heads-up events of the series, dealt in the zoom format and with all of the prize money going to the bounty pool. The unique event has buy-ins of $50, $15 and $5 with guarantees of $15K, $7.5K and $2.5K.
2021 PASCOOP Day 7 Winners
|Friday, April 23||Event #14-H: $50+R NLHE [Rebuy] $20K GTD||398||$20,000||jbrink22||$3,970|
|Friday, April 23||Event #14-M: $15+R NLHE [Rebuy] $10K GTD||723||$10,000||ChrundleTheGr8||$1,376*|
|Friday, April 23||Event #14-L: $5+R NLHE [Rebuy] $4K GTD||775||$4,000||proletariat55||$728|
|Friday, April 23||Event #15-H: $100 NLHE [4-Max], $15K GTD||238||$21,848||4TH3K1D$||$4,211|
|Friday, April 23||Event #15-M: $30 NLHE [4-Max], $7.5K GTD||459||$12,530||waltsnotdeadyet||$1,806*|
|Friday, April 23||Event #15-L: $10 NLHE [4-Max], $3K GTD||496||$4,513||markholmes27||$801|
*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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