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Cal42688 Wins Fourth SCOOP, Deeb Falls Short
Calvin “cal42688” Anderson snagged his fourth SCOOP title last night on PokerStars while all-time leading SCOOP winner Shaun Deeb once again fell just short of his sixth win.
Anderson, generally regarded as one of the best poker players on the Internet, defeated Nick Abou Risk to win the $215 6-Max Limit Hold'em event.
Deeb, meanwhile, settled for a fifth-place finish in the $1,050 Mixed NL/PLO event ultimately won by decorated Canadian pro Dylan “ImaLucSac” Linde.
Keep reading for all the details.
Calvin Anderson Closing in on Shaun Deeb's Record
Last year Shaun Deeb rocketed to the all-time SCOOP win lead, winning four events and bringing his total title count to five, but Calvin "cal42688" Anderson is steadily catching up.
Anderson defeated a field of 639 last night to win over $23,000 and his fourth SCOOP watch.
Anderson has earned over $4.5 million playing online tournaments, and had to defeat a tough heads-up opponent in Nick Abou Risk to close out his most recent victory.
Abou Risk, a poker pro from Dublin who plays as tanglewizard on Full Tilt Poker, took down almost $18k for the runner-up finish.
Also cashing in this event were Australian James “Andy McLEOD” Obst (14th), Chad “lilholdem954” Batista (18th) and Sorel “zangbezan24” Mizzi (20th).
Here are the full final-table results for #25-M ($215 FL Hold'em 6-Max):
- 1. Calvin "cal42688" Anderson (Mexico) $23,643.00
- 2. Nick "nabourisk" Abou Risk (Ireland) $17,636.40
- 3. b8chatz (United Kingdom) $13,099.50
- 4. jonstarz (United Kingdom) $8,946.00
- 5. nimzon (Finland) $6,390.00
- 6. Truelove13 (Russia) $3,834.00
Linde Denies Deeb Sixth Career SCOOP
Canadian Dylan “ImaLucSac” Linde has almost $3.5 million in lifetime online cashes and last night he picked up his first SCOOP title.
Linde won the $1,050 Mixed No-Limit Hold'em and PLO event, prevailing over 362 players to pocket over $70,000.
Linde defeated Danish player fuddebuf heads-up, while leading all-time SCOOP winner Shaun Deeb finished fifth.
Narrowly missing out on the final table was Linde's fellow Canadian Griffin “Flush_Entity” Benger, who is still hunting his first SCOOP victory.
Also cashing in this event were former WCOOP main event winner Thomas “Kallllle” Pedersen (19th), Steve “gboro780” Gross (26th), Mickey “mement_mori” Petersen (37th) and Theo Jorgensen (44th).
Here are the full final-table results for #24-H ($1,050 Mixed NL/PLO):
- 1. Dylan "ImaLucSac" Linde (Canada) - $70,047.00
- 2. fuddebuf (Denmark) - $52,490.00
- 3. Markush13 (Belarus) - $39,820.00
- 4. ILYAK1717 (Finland) - $29,865.00
- 5. Shaun Deeb (Mexico) - $20,634.00
- 6. pokerkluka (Netherlands) - $15,928.00
- 7. shtirlitz_ (Russia) - $12,308.00
- 8. Schinken777 (Germany) - $8,688.00
- 9. ihaveAAdream (Germany) - $6,335.00