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PokerStars 2010 SCOOP Main Event Results

PokerStars 2010 SCOOP Main Event Results

Ryan “toetagU” Fair won the PokerStars SCOOP high stakes main event Monday May 17th collecting a first place prize of $1,162,350.

Ryan Fair is a pro from Coral Springs, Florida. His biggest cashes in the live poker scene to date are a 31st-place finish at the 2009 WSOP Main Event for $253,941 and a 13th-place finish at the World Poker Tour Festa al Lago event
in 2008.

The $10,000+$300 high stakes main event had 615 entrants register Sunday, creating a prize pool of $6,150,000.

Day one of the tournament ended with 27 players remaining, DuckU was the overnight chipleader. Team PokerStars pro Angel Guillen was included in the final 27, with his short stach in day 2 he ended up placing 15th.

Day two of the tournament began at 5 p.m. EST Monday May 17th and by the time they played down to the final table, Ryan Fair was the chipleader.

At the final table Ryan Fair continued to dominate finally went heads up against Kristoffer "Sumpas" Thorsson. In the final hand of the tournament Fair held pocket Jacks against Thorsson's pocket sevens. Fairs Jacks held up earning him the title and the seven figure 1st place prize. Thorsson's runner up finish earned him $851,775.

The mid stakes $1,000+$50 SCOOP main event was played at the same time as the high stakes main event and had 24 players remaining on day two.

The mid stakes tournament saw 3,675 players, creating over $3 million in prize money and cashclctor was the chipleader when play reumed on day two.

Despite his chip lead, cashclctor placed 8th in the tournament and Mr.M.M0ney went on to take the title. The tournament acyually ended in a three way chop between Mr.M.M0ney, cooperz0311 and Athanasios 9. After the chop, Mr.M.M0ney's 1st place prize was worth $443,137.

Finally, the $1 million guaranteed $100+$9 low stakes SCOOP main event drew in 19,188 players and began with only 17 players remaining on day two of the tournament.

midjat was the chipleader going into day two and managed to pull off the win taking the $191,892 first place prize. Team PokerStars Pro Andre Akkari also took fourth in the low stakes event earning him $57,564.

In two weeks, 38 events and 174 countries represented, the 2010 SCOOP had
a total prize pool of over $63 million.

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