WCOOP Day 16: Ryan Daut Misses First WCOOP Win

Ryan Daut
American pro Ryan Daut was logged on from Canada for this deep WCOOP run.

Former PCA champion Ryan “Daut44” Daut’s runner-up finish and the second biggest WCOOP prize so far this year headlined another massive day at the World Championship of Online Poker.

All told five more bracelets were awarded yesterday, along with millions of dollars in prizes.

WCOOP-40: $215 NL Hold’em

A two-day event, this tournament began on Sunday with 8,332 players vying for the almost quarter-of-a-million first place prize. 2007 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure champion Ryan “Daut44” Daut made it heads-up with Russian player z81ima but couldn’t close, finishing second and narrowly missing his first WCOOP title.

Thanks to a deal struck heads-up z81ima took $225,384 while Daut pocketed $208,500.

Other notables to cash in this event included Team PokerStars Pro’s Angel Guillen and Sandra Najouks, two-time WCOOP winner Shaun Deeb and Jon “PealJammer” Turner.

WCOOP-42: $1,050 NL Hold’em

The second two-day event to conclude yesterday saw a massive $353,120 awarded to Germany’s MunchenHB. That’s the second biggest WCOOP prize of 2011 so far and it took 2,207 players to put it together.

joeoe1337 of the UK finished second, taking home $264,840.

Also cashing in this tournament was Team PokerStars Pro Matthias “mattidm” de Meulder in 12th, and online poker pros Brian “$tinger 88” Hastings in 68th and Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier in 94th.

WCOOP-43: $320+R PL Omaha [6-Max]

Thanks to 791 re-buys and 415 add-ons, Event 43 smashed its $350k guarantee and put a total of $539,700 on the table to be divided among the top 78 finishers.

By day’s end UK player HonestPete was the last man standing, earning the WCOOP bracelet and $102,543.

Daniel Negreanu
Daniel Negreanu is back in Canada to play online poker.

Recent WCOOP winner Fred_Brink finished 26th.

WCOOP-44: $320 NL Hold’em [2X Chance]

This double-chance event got started yesterday afternoon and attracted 2,080, building a total prize pool of $811,500. That’s more than double the tournament’s $400k guarantee.

z0di@c of the Netherlands pocketed $129,840 and the bracelet while runner-up buRR7deuce took $97,380.

Daniel Negreanu continues his strong showing with a 17th place finish, while Team PokerStars Online pro Jude “j.thaddeus” Ainsworth finished one spot back in 18th.

WCOOP-45: $265 NL Hold’em [Turbo, Knockout]

3,436 players bought into this Turbo Knockout event, building a prize pool of $687,200 and a bounty prize pool of $171,800.

It only took four and a half hours to play down to a winner with ChernyAV of Russia coming out on top and grabbing the $107,890 first-place prize. vongericke of Germany finished second for $80,402.

joejoe1337 made his second WCOOP final table of the day, finishing fifth for $29,549.

11.00 ET – WCOOP-46: $320 Mixed PL Hold’em/Omaha

  • $320 buy-in – $225,000 guaranteed

14.00 ET – WCOOP-47: $530 Stud H/L

  • $530 buy-in – $50,000 guaranteed

17.00 ET – WCOOP-48: $1,050 NL Hold’em

  • $1,050 buy-in – $600,000 guaranteed

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