Gavin Cochrane Wins the PokerStars Titans Event

Gavin "gavs101" Cochrane is a popular Pot-Limit Omaha pro who occasionally plays No-Limit Hold'em games. He recorded superb results last weekend after swapping four-hole cards for two.

The $5,200 Titans Event attracted eighty-one players who formed a $405,000 prize pool. Cochrane won the tournament and received $82,607, as each of the 11 top finalists took home at least $10,221.

Yuri "theNERDguy" Dzivielevski busted the money bubble. The top nine players took home at least $12,761 each. Uwintakeit won $12,761, zMAESTROx got $15,933, and MiJatoEsLima received $20,617.

The Final Table's Results

  1. Gavin "gavz101" Cochrane from the United Kingdom – $82,607
  2. Niklas "Lena900" Astedt from Sweden – $75,124
  3. Mikita "fish2013" Badziakouski from Ukraine – $71,644
  4. Andrey "Anjeyyy" Novak from Ukraine – $44,669
  5. Rodrigo "seijistar" Seiji Sirichuk from Brazil – $34,521
  6. Bruno "great dant" Volkmann from Brazil – $26,678
  7. MiJatoEsLima from Switzerland – $20,617
  8. zMAESTROx from Norway – $15,933
  9. uwintakeit from Canada – $12,761

Bruno "great dany" Volkmann finished sixth with $26,678 and Rodrigo "seijistar" Seiji Sirichuk exited the tournament in fifth place with $34,521. Andrey "Anjeyyy" Novak followed him in fourth place with $44,669.

His exit prompted the remaining three players to make a deal to reduce the pay jumps. It resulted in Mikita "fish2013" Badziakouski bagging $71,644 after finishing third, Niklas "Lena900" Astedt finishing second with $71,644, and Cochrane winning $82,607.

Joni Jouhkimainen Wins the Omaha Week Main Event

The $530 buy-in Omaha Week Main Event attracted 198 players. Joni "bustoville" Jouhkimainen was the last player standing, and he won the event's top prize.

The Final Table's Results

  1. Joni "bustoville" Jouhkimainen from Finland – $19,663
  2. abrilnob from Argentina – $14,512
  3. Fruble from Brazil – $10,711
  4. boomer101214 from Brazil – $7,905
  5. terror777727 from Bulgaria – $5,835
  6. ShipitFTW911 from Sweden – $4,306
  7. Niklas "Lena900" Astedt from Sweden – $3,490

The tournament had a seven-handed final table. Niklas "Lena900" Astedt exited first in seventh place as ShipitFTW911 followed him in sixth position. terror777727, boomer1011214, and Fruble finished in fifth, fourth, and third place, respectively.

Their elimination set up heads-up action between abrilnob and Jouhkimainen. Yet, abrilnob lost the battle to Jouhkimainen and took home $14,512 while the winner won $19,663.

A Bulgarian Player Bags the Sunday Million Title

Last weekend's Sunday Million had extra value as 9,741 entrants ought in and overlaid the $109 buy-in $1 million guaranteed PKO event by $25,900. Only one of the nine finalists at the table got a four-figure score.

The Final Table's Results

  1. Ilewxa from Bulgaria – a $80,775 total prize; $26,140 bounties, and a $54,635 prize
  2. Can'tStopMee from Romania – a $57,246 total prize; $2,617 bounties, and a $54,629 prize
  3. Mr. Havener from Brazil – a $51,965 total prize; $11,636 bounties, and a $40,329 prize
  4. LVL05 from Brazil – a $31,388 total prize; $3,293 bounties, and a $28,095 prize
  5. luisnard from Brazil – a $23,405 total prize; $3,850 bounties, and a $19,555 prize
  6. Smithstudent from Azerbaijan – a $15,443 total prize; $2,088 bounties, and a $13,355 prize
  7. StackBeast1 from the United Kingdom – a $10,915 total prize; $1,504 bounties, and a $9,411 prize
  8. gringekow from Brazil – a $13,684 total prize; $7,005 bounties, and a $6,679 prize
  9. sucratess88 from Hungary – a $9,259 total prize; $4,505 bounties and a $4,754 prize

"sucratess88" won $9,259 after finishing ninth. The three top players won over $50,000 each. "Mr. Havener" exited the tournament in third place with $51,965 and got the second-largest bounty after Ilewxa. "Can'tStopMee" was the runner-up, and he won $57,246, while Ilewxa took home $80,775.


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