It was the biggest tournament series in the history of online poker.
Here’s a breakdown of Spring Championship of Online Poker 2019, in numbers…
The best return on investment (ROI) of the series belonged to Brazil’s “lucascostaf”, who took down the 01-L: Phase $2.20 tournament for $21,407. That’s a 9,730x spin up.
The Brazilian’s owned this SCOOP, winning 36 titles in total. That’s almost double the 19 won by both the UK and Russia.
The biggest prize awarded in any low event came in the $109 SCOOP Main Event. Brazil’s “Jack Wastes” was the big winner, banking a massive $315,955 for a 2,898% ROI.
There were 219 tournaments in SCOOP 2019, spread across low, medium and high tiers.
The smallest first-place prize won in a high event came in 09-H: $1,050 2-7 Single Draw. Dario “Secret_M0d3” Sammartino was the winner, winning $26,250.
Thanks to everyone who took part in this year’s SCOOP. In total, there were an incredible 1,274,727 entries across all events.
Beating last year’s 654, this year’s $10,300 Main Event got 662 total entries.
The smallest first-place ROI in any high event came in 13-H: $2,100 2-7 Triple Draw. Russia’s “krakukra” was the winner in that one for $43,055, a 20.5% ROI.
Speaking of “krakukra”, three is the number of leader boards won by Konstantin “krakukra” Maslak this year. Maslak topped the low leader board, the high leader board, and the overall leader board to win $40,000 in prizes. We spoke to Maslak during the series – check out that interview here.
There were 105 million reasons why this year’s SCOOP crushed. Coincidentally, $105,418,407.77 is also the total amount of prize money awarded throughout the series.
Players from a total of 39 different nations won SCOOP events this year.
There were 15 double winners in total this year. They include: Joao “Naza114” Vieira, Mike “goleafsgoeh” Leah, Benny “RunGodlike” Glaser, Russia’s “Bagrovui”, Tomas “luckymo32” Geleziunas, Brazil’s “felipebeltra”, Rui “RuiNF” Ferreira, Kahle “ROFLShove” Burns, Belgium’s “merla888”, Matheus “zilbee” Zilberknop, and Guilherme “guilherme12” Decour.
Congratulations to all SCOOP champions made this year. Overall, $15,645,044.49 was awarded in first-place prizes.
There was only one SCOOP champion from the following nations: Denmark, Estonia, Gibraltar, Indonesia, Macau, Serbia, Switzerland, Lebanon, Peru, Croatia.
Incredibly, Gianluca “Tankanza” Speranza successfully defended his $10K Main Event title to bank $1,028,203. We spoke to Speranza about his amazing achievement here.
There were 15 total days of amazing SCOOP action.
We miss it.
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