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All three World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) 2022 Main Events are down to nine players. Tonight, we’ll crown the champions. Here’s all the latest from WCOOP Take 2.

Main Event winners crowned tonight

Who will become the next world champ?

After three days of battle, all three WCOOP Main Events are down to final tables of nine. Let’s take a look at who’s in contention.

$10,300 WCOOP Main Event
Entries: 760 (inc. 209 re-entries)
Prize pool: $7,600,000

In the big one, it’s Poland’s “luis_faria” who enters tonight’s final session in the pole position. PokerStars commentator Griffin Benger described their play as “perfect” last night on the cards-up coverage, but they still have a tough road ahead.

Adrian “Amadi_017” Mateos, one of the very best players of his generation, is still in the mix, albeit with a short stack, while the rest of the FT is rounded out by crushers. Take a look at the chip counts:

luis_faria (Poland) – 46,185,847
yAAwn (Canada) – 33,216,304
YannickPoker1 (Austria) – 22,147,761
Prudently (Denmark) – 21,911,685
kZhh (Hungary) – 17,481,653
SerVlaMin (UK) – 17,345,467
Ant1K1ller (Kyrgyzstan) – 13,481,399
Amadi_017 (UK) – 10,912,098
Boerni21 (Hungary) – 7,317,786

All are guaranteed $122,217, but there’s $1.29 million up top. Tune in to the PokerStars coverage tonight to find out who will be the victor.

$1,050 WCOOP Main Event
Entries: 4,646 (inc. 1,396 re-entries)
Prize pool: $5,000,000

Over in the medium edition, it’s Brazil’s Bernardo “BernardoDG” Granato who holds the chip lead. There’s $712,429 awaiting the winner.

Bernardo “BernardoDG” Granato (Brazil) – 92,228,446
Mandza17 (Croatia) – 65,070,799
Paorondaldo (Brazil) – 56,632,037
planty07/08 (Ecuador) – 54,977,996
rObetOblancO (Austria) – 43,792,336
Alexios “J0hnny_Dr@m@” Zervos (UK) – 43,692,856
Dibmestre (Brazil) – 43,080,672
Royal Mind (UK) – 32,881,413
Twicyyy (UK) – 32,243,445

$109 WCOOP Main Event
Entries: 27,914 (inc. 9,476 re-entries)
Prize pool: $3,000,000

And in the low edition, it’s Romania’s “treidei3” who bagged the most. Whoever takes this one down will have turned $109 into a whopping $302,502.

treidei3 (Romania) – 139,135,646
g-man/obell (Argentina) – 128,148,934
gimley14 (Bulgaria) – 126,113,606
€uropictured (Austria) – 76,047,072
cautiioN (Brazil) – 75,874,474
Juvencio2020 (Chile) – 59,334,059
CambadaDeMixos (Malta) – 37,557,784
BrenoSecchin (Brazil) – 29,828,908
LenyaOneOFF (Montenegro) – 25,809,517



It’s the final day of WCOOP 2022 and that means we’ll have a complete version of our Stat Tracker tomorrow. Expect every number below to soar once the Main Events are in the books!

For now, here are the latest stats:

Tournaments completed: 349
Entries: 1,109,847 (inc. 248,932 re-entries)
Prize pools: $87,998,617
First-place prizes: $14,666,955 (inc. $3,107,269 in bounties)

Stats refers to completed tournaments only


No changes here today. Will we see any more multiple champs on the closing day?

Here’s the full list:

FOUR WINS: Rui “RuiNF” Ferreira, Benny “RunGodlike” Glaser

THREE WINS: Rayan “Beriuzy” Chamas, Ognjan “cocojamb0” Dimov, Joao “Naza114” Vieira, “roo_400”, Tobias “Senkel92” Leknes, “Dainiux”

TWO WINS: alligator14, Simon “C. Darwin2” Mattsson, “drew.derzh”, Eduardo “Eduardo850” Silva, Christian “eisenhower1” Jeppsson, FONBET_RULIT, Gabriel “Fretitas” Bernardes, gettingpwned, Adam “ISmellToast” Crawford, jokkee_apart, nomalice, Gabriel “pinguinho” Baleeiro, Robert “robc1978” Cowen, Robin “robinho” Ylitalo, SerVlaMin, Ronan “Sw33ney” Sweeney, T0X16-.


GG to Sebastian “peaceandloove” Huber on his deep run in the $109 Main.


Brazil locked up another three WCOOP titles yesterday and need just one more to make it an even 70. 

Current standings:

69 titles — Brazil
40 — UK
28 – Austria
19 – Sweden
17 – Germany
15 — Canada, Ukraine
14 – Norway
10 – Romania
9 – Bulgaria
8 — Belarus, Finland
7 – Lithuania
6 – Argentina, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Montenegro
4 — Armenia, Andorra, Croatia, Poland, Malta, Uruguay
3 — Belgium, Costa Rica, Denmark, Estonia, Ireland, Peru
2 — Czech Republic, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Morocco, Slovenia, Switzerland
1 — Azerbaijan, Cambodia, Greece, Indonesia, New Zealand, Slovakia, Tunisia, Uzbekistan.

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