Benny Glaser Bags His 10th PokerStars SCOOP Title As Leon Sturn Wins the $3,150 High Roller

Benny "RunGodlike" Glaser is one of the most successful PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) players. He has vast experience in mixed games, with eight World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) titles and nine SCOOP titles before the latest SCOOP event.

Even so, the poker pro won the $109 NLHE 7-Max Turbo PKO tournament on May 25, his 10th SCOOP title and third win in the ongoing 2023 SCOOP. No one has more 'COOP titles than him so far.

What Were the SCOOP 100-M: $109 NLHE 7-Max Turbo PKO's Top Prizes?

  1. Benny "RunGodlike" Glaser from the United Kingdom – $33,668
  2. Virgillk from Romania – $18,860
  3. FelipeAA23 from Brazil – $10,878
  4. Bolko from Germany – $8,945
  5. Mathias "mdf92" Duarte from Uruguay – $7,829
  6. quimmixxx from Argentina – $4,642
  7. FindMeOnFBok from Ireland – $2,404

The Event's Highlights

The Turbo PKO tournament attracted 2,681 entrants who formed a $268,100 prize pool. Three of its seven top players made five-figure scores from $109 buy-ins.

FelipeAA23's run ended in the third position setting up a tough match between Virgilk and Glaser. Even so, Glaser dominated Virgillk, sending him home as a runner-up with $18,860.

Leon Sturm's Victory at the $3,150 High Roller

Lex "L. Veldhuis" Veldhuis hoped to win his first SCOOP title in the SCOOP 91-H: $3,150 NLHE PKO High Roller. But luck wasn't on his side as Sturm won the event, which featured 136 players.

The Top Finalists' Payouts

  1. Leon "RUMUKULUS" Sturm from Austria – a $94,664 total prize; $56,624 bounties and a $38,040 prize
  2. Haringbuis from Malta – a $49,102 total prize; $11,062 bounties and a $38,040 prize
  3. Markku "markovitsus" Koplimaa from Estonia – a $36,290 total prize; $10,453 bounties and a $25,837 prize
  4. Ramiro "ramastar88" Petrone from Uruguay – a $26,256 total prize; $6,187 bounties and a $20,069 prize
  5. flerrehuve from Sweden – a $25,573 total prize; $9,984 bounties and a $15,589 prize
  6. Lex "L. Veldhuis" Veldhuis from Belgium – a $15,859 total prize; $3,750 bounties and a $12,109 prize
  7. Old brock from Austria – a $9,406 total prize; $0 bounties and a $9,406 prize
  8. milanov888 from Bulgaria – a $8,806 total prize; $1,500 bounties and a $7,306 prize
  9. ContraSpemSper0 from Ukraine – a $9,958 total prize; $3,937 bounties and a $6,021 prize

What Transpired at the Final Table?

ContraSpemSper0 got busted early at the table in ninth place. Milanov888 and Old brock followed them in eighth and seventh place respectively.

Sturm made a button min-raise as Veldhuis used queen-three of spades to defend a big blind. The latter check-called a 1.4 big blind wager on a six-queen-ace flop that revealed two hearts. Strum wagered and put Veldhuis all-in for 20.3 big blinds.

The latter got a call from the tank while the former's ace-deuce revealed two pair. felerrehuve, Petrone, and Koplimaa left the table in fifth, fourth, and third place respectively setting heads-up action between Sturm and Haringbuis. But, Haringbus lost the match to Sturm and took home $49,102.


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