Pedro “gusmaa” Gusma Highlights Early Brazilian Dominance in the 2022 PokerStars SCOOP

Pedro “gusmaa” Gusma Highlights Early Brazilian Dominance in the 2022 PokerStars SCOOP

The $75 million guaranteed 2022 Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) is off to a roaring start at PokerStars with 18 champions crowned during the first two days. This includes a dozen titles claimed on Monday, which included many two-day events that kicked off on Sunday.

Brazil’s Pedro "gusmaa" Gusma (lead image) not only won his second career SCOOP title after winning the two-day SCOOP 03-H: $1,050 NLHE [Sunday Warm-Up], $400K Gtd for $98,854 but also took runner-up in the SCOOP 04-H: $2,100 NLHE [Progressive KO, Sunday HR], $500K Gtd to win $74,872 including bounties. 2020 WCOOP Champion Andre "PTFisherman23" Marques added his first SCOOP title to his impressive poker resume by winning that event for $123,216 including bounties.

The country of Brazil is easily dominating the early portions of the SCOOP. In addition to Gusma, four others waving the Brazil flag at PokerStars were also crowned champions including Lindembergue "bergue12" Junior, Eike "Mr. Havener" Onodera, Cesar "cautiioN" Antenore, and “rickroger10”.

Meanwhile, “vvdmm” won the festival’s biggest prize after shipping the two-day SCOOP 04-M: $215 NLHE [Progressive KO, Sunday Million], $1M Gtd for $150,386 including bounties. became the second player waving a Montenegro flag. One might remember that last year, Dejan “dejanlc357” Kaladjurdjevic made SCOOP history by becoming the first player from Montenegro to win a SCOOP title. This was just the start as Kaladjurdjevic miraculously went on to win two more titles during the opening week.

In other big news, Sweden's Robin "robinho" Ylitalo won his second SCOOP title after agreeing to a three-way deal in the SCOOP 02-H: $530 NLHE [SCOOP Kickoff], $300K Gtd to bank $52,159, while Argentina’s Alejandro "KKruchitAAs" Rodriguez found his way to the winner's circle for his first SCOOP title in the SCOOP 06-H: $320 NLHE for the $59,540 top-prize.

2022 PokerStars Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) Results

Thus far, there have been 18 champions crowned during the first two days of the 2022 SCOOP. Here is a look at all of the early winners:

TournamentEntriesPrize PoolWinnerCountryPrize
SCOOP 02-L: $5.50 NLHE [SCOOP Kickoff], $50K Gtd12,722$62,338 Lindembergue "bergue12" JuniorBrazil$7,917 
SCOOP 02-M: $55 NLHE [SCOOP Kickoff], $200K Gtd5,491$274,550 Eike "Mr. Havener" OnoderaBrazil$39,036 
SCOOP 02-H: $530 NLHE [SCOOP Kickoff], $300K Gtd825$412,500 Robin "robinho" YlitaloSweden$52,159*
SCOOP 03-L: $11 NLHE [Sunday Warm-Up], $100K Gtd14,394$141,061 Cesar "cautiioN" AntenoreBrazil$14,803 
SCOOP 03-M: $109 NLHE [Sunday Warm-Up], $350K Gtd4,921$492,100 retro_cheetah01Poland$70,059 
SCOOP 03-H: $1,050 NLHE [Sunday Warm-Up], $400K Gtd560$560,000 Pedro "gusmaa" GusmaBrazil$98,854 
SCOOP 04-L: $22 NLHE [Progressive KO, Mini Sunday Million], $275K Gtd14,028$280,560 rickroger10Brazil$23,074†
SCOOP 04-M: $215 NLHE [Progressive KO, Sunday Million], $1M Gtd7,974$1,594,800 vvdmmMontenegro$150,386†
SCOOP 04-H: $2,100 NLHE [Progressive KO, Sunday HR], $500K Gtd296$592,000 Andre "PTFisherman23" MarquesMalta$123,216†
SCOOP 05-L: $11 PLO, $60K Gtd5,360$60,000 MutinioEstonia$8,536 
SCOOP 05-M: $109 PLO, $150K Gtd1,415$150,000 PRISON MIKEUnited Kingdom$23,020 
SCOOP 05-H: $1,050 PLO, $250K Gtd276$276,000 #Naktro91Andorra$52,682 
SCOOP 06-L: $3.30 NLHE12,019$35,336 KingLew888Germany$4,560 
SCOOP 06-M: $33 NLHE7,635$229,050 Rafaelo97Austria$28,296*
SCOOP 06-H: $320 NLHE1,262$378,600 Alejandro "KKruchitAAs" RodriguezArgentina$59,540 
SCOOP 07-L: $33 NLHE [7-Max, Turbo, Progressive KO, Sunday Cooldown]6,481$194,430 Miawnel11Romania$18,973†
SCOOP 07-M: $215 NLHE [7-Max, Turbo, Progressive KO, Sunday Cooldown]1,853$370,600 temp0r2kUK$39,152†
SCOOP 07-H: $1,050 NLHE [7-Max, Turbo, Progressive KO, Sunday Cooldown]342$342,000 FishOnHeaterHungary$68,630†

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