SCOOP 2018 Day 11: Schemion makes it two, RaJohnny = Kryptonite, and the latest from Jaime Staples (and err… SCOOP of Thrones)

May 17, 2018

Today in SCOOP…

• Golden Scythe update
• The biggest results from the day
• Who won what?
• Today’s SCOOP 2018 winners map
• The Unofficial SCOOP STAT Tracker
• Coming up on Thursday

1. Golden Scythe: A new leader

What’s the single best piece of advice we could give for doing well in SCOOP?

Steer well clear of RaJohnny.

He has 78 KOs in SCOOP 2018 so far. He averages 9.75 KOs per event. He should come with a health warning. Online poker has its kryptonite.

The current leaders

The Overall “Genghis Khan” Standings: RaJohnny (78 KOs)
The “LeBron James” Consistency Standings (Highest KO/Event): RaJohnny (9.75 KO/E)
The “John Wick” Hit and Run Standings: Robinson1984 (25KOs)
The “Spraggy as Rudy Ruettiger” Team Pro standings: Jaime Staples (33 KOs)
The “Kneel before Zod” World Domination Standings: Russia

Check out all the latest standings, including your own, at our Golden Scythe Dispatch HQ

2. The headlines

The biggest winner of the day was OLD TIME GIN, which makes that about the third time we’ve written that sentence this year alone.

OLD TIME GIN has won Sunday Millions, Super Tuesdays, and now a SCOOP title, which you can read about in Jason Kirk’s report here
But then along came Ole “wizowizo” Schemion.

Schemion became the XX players in SCOOP 2018 to win two titles last night, winning SCOOP 36-H for $85,000. That was two days after he won SCOOP 32-H for $238,260.

Double SCOOP 2018 winners so far:

Ole “wizowizo” Schemion (12 KOs)
RomeOpro (6 KOs)
Jerry “Hummylun” Wong (31 KOs)
Rui “RuiNF” Ferreira (34 KOs)
Calvin “Cal42688” Anderson (64 KOs)
Tr!pleeeee (34 KOs)

3. Who won what?

There were six events won overnight. The full list is below.

SCOOP-36-L – $5.50 NLHE [Deep Stacks], $50K Gtd Trikover Germany $7,861.64 12553 $61,509.70 2051
SCOOP-36-M – $55 NLHE [Deep Stacks], $200K Gtd OempaLoempah Belgium $39,790.52 5598 $279,900.00 809
SCOOP-36-H – $530 NLHE [Deep Stacks], $400K Gtd wizowizo Austria $85,080.56 1042 $521,000.00 125
SCOOP-37-L – $22 NLHE [8-Max], $150K Gtd Ifkata Bulgaria $26,777.54 9839 $196,780.00 1615
SCOOP-37-M – $215 NLHE [8-Max, Mini Super Tuesday SE], $400K Gtd gabsdrogba Brazil $84,360.08 2903 $580,600.00 399
SCOOP-37-H – $2,100 NLHE [8-Max, Super Tuesday SE], $1M Gtd OLD TIME GIN Canada $205,828.09 583 $1,166,000.00 71

For all the latest results from SCOOP go to the SCOOP 2018 homepage.

4. The SCOOP 2018 winner map, featuring SCOOP of Thrones

Here’s the map of all SCOOP winners, with SCOOP-H winners marked in red.

And here are the same winners preparing for the Battle of the Bastards.

SCOOP of Thrones

5. STAT tracker

The official SCOOP Stat Tracker (occasionally reliant on the “Throw enough numbers on the page on one of them is bound to be correct” Data System).

Events played: 111
Total entries: 498,679
Total prize money: $47,847,053.80
Total player paid: 78,743

And the overall leader board standings:

Place Name Country Points
1 cal42688 Mexico 730
2 calvin7v Finland 605
3 hummylun Canada 565
4 blanconegro Mexico 560
5 vovtroy Russia 510
6 Naza114 Netherlands 505
7 sandman201 Canada 500
8 villepn Finland 495
9 goleafsgoeh Canada 480
9 nilsef Germany 480

Full leader board standings, for Low, Medium, High and Overall, are on the SCOOP 2018 homepage.

6. Coming up on SCOOP on Thursday

There are nine new events starting today, three at each level of buy-in. Buy ins start at $5.50 and go all the way up to $2,100.
The events highlighted in bold feature guarantees of $1 million. Read reports of these final tables on the blog.

SCOOP-44-L – $5.50 NLHE [6-Max], $50K Gtd Thur 17-May 10:00
SCOOP-44-M – $55 NLHE [6-Max], $150K Gtd Thur 17-May 10:00
SCOOP-44-H – $530 NLHE [6-Max], $350K Gtd Thur 17-May 10:00
SCOOP-45-L – $22 NLHE [8-Max, Progressive KO], $200K Gtd Thur 17-May 13:00
SCOOP-45-M – $215 NLHE [8-Max, Progressive KO, Mini Thursday Thrill SE], $500K Gtd Thur 17-May 13:00
SCOOP-45-H – $2,100 NLHE [8-Max, Progressive KO, Thursday Thrill SE], $1M Gtd Thur 17-May 13:00
SCOOP-46-L – $5.50 8-Game, $10K Gtd Thur 17-May 15:00
SCOOP-46-M – $55 8-Game, $40K Gtd Thur 17-May 15:00
SCOOP-46-H – $530 8-Game, $100K Gtd Thur 17-May 15:00

Find all the details of this year’s series, including the schedule and leader board information, on the SCOOP 2018 homepage.

Bonus features

Catch up with Jaime Staple’s latest SCOOP Diary in which the Team Pro talks about what happens when you’re the 90 percent favourite. Yeah, you guessed it.

A long day for Staples, but reasons to be positive, as he talks about below.

PokerStars Blog has teamed up with Jaime Staples for a freeroll featuring some amazing value.

We’re giving away 25 x $109 tournament tickets for the SCOOP Main Event [Low] which has a guaranteed prize pool of $1,500,000.

Earn a ticket into the freeroll by making a deposit of at least $10 using the code ‘JaimeDiaries’. You’ll then be credited with a ticket you can use to register for the SCOOP Diaries Freeroll on Sunday May 20. Find it by going to the Tourney tab on PokerStars and searching for ‘Diary’.


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