2021 PASCOOP Day 15: Overlays Aplenty, ‘ChrundleTheGr8’ Gets Third Win




The 2021 PokerStars Pennsylvania Spring Championship of Online Poker (PASCOOP) kicked off on April 17 and will run through May 3, offering more than $2 million in guaranteed prize pools with buy-ins as low as $5 up to $1,000. The highlight of the series is the two-day $300 buy-in Main Event on May 2 featuring a $200,000 guaranteed prize pool.

Each of the 40 events is comprised of three different tournaments – a High, Medium, and Low buy-in – meaning there’s a total of 120 tournaments. Through the first 15 days of the series, 105 events have run their course, catering to 39,428 combined entrants and awarding $2,100,916 in prize money in the process.

Click here for more information on PokerStars USA SCOOP events.

The biggest prize by far on Saturday was up for grabs in 33-H: $500 NLHE [8-Max, Progressive KO, High Roller], $50K GTD. There, a field of 95 turned up to leave some free money in play thanks to the hefty guarantee. That would be a theme throughout the day.

In any case, “NervyPudendal” would emerge atop the heap to win $13,503, the only five-figure prize awarded on the day. Other notable finishers included Matt “Thewhitesmith” McNeil, a two-time PASCOOP champ who wound up in third for $3,169 in bounties and prizes.

2021 PASCOOP Event 33-H Final Table Results

Place Player Prize
1 NervyPudendal $13,503
2 DrFoxV $7,514
3 Mcatcal $6,216
4 TurkTerminator $4,178
5 Matt “Thewhitesmith” McNeil $3,169
6 StormRider7777 $2,011
7 CLaP420 $1,564
8 NeolithicFarmer $2,340

Prizes include bounties

The $200 Medium had the second-largest guarantee of the day at $35K and it also fell a bit shy with 163 entries leaving some $2,400 in extra meat on the bone. PokerStars PA Ambassador Keith “whoopsboom” Becker made a deep run but fell just shy of the title as “irishbeer1701” managed to get him heads up.

It was a tough three-handed match as the third-place finisher was two-time PASCOOP winner “jbrink22.”

Meanwhile, it didn’t take long for someone to follow up “waltsnotdeadyet” as a three-time champion. It would be the grinder extraordinaire “ChrundleTheGr8” shipping the Low event for $3,197 to go with two other wins worth about $2,400 combined.

While that Low event did cover the guarantee, it was one of just two events to do so on the day, the other being 32-L: $10 NLHE [6-Max, Win the Button], $4K GTD. Aside from the two events already mentioned another $9,000 or so in overlay was spread across five other tournaments.

Details of the winners and prize pools in those events can be found below.

The final jam-packed Sunday of the schedule sees four events play out for 12 tournaments total, including the 36-H: $300 NLHE Main Event that’s being live reported right here on PokerNews. Other highlights include a $100 Marathon and a $200 PLO, and PokerNews will return to coverage Monday with relevant info on all of these events.

Remaining PokerNews PASCOOP Live Reporting Schedule

Date Day Time (EST) Event GTD
May 2 Sunday 6 p.m. #36-H: $300 NLHE Main Event Day 1 $200,000
May 3 Monday 6 p.m. #36-H: $300 NLHE Main Event Day 2 $200,000

Recent 2021 PASCOOP Winners

Date Event Entries Prize Pool Winner Prize
Saturday, May 1 32-H: $100 NLHE [6-Max, Win the Button], $25K GTD 205 $25,000 queenbee842 $4,915
Saturday, May 1 32-M: $50 NLHE [6-Max, Win the Button], $15K GTD 299 $15,000 [email protected] $2,854
Saturday, May 1 32-L: $10 NLHE [6-Max, Win the Button], $4K GTD 480 $4,368 thida1983 $705*
Saturday, May 1 33-H: $500 NLHE [8-Max, Progressive KO, High Roller], $50K GTD 95 $50,000 NervyPudendal $13,503
Saturday, May 1 33-M: $200 NLHE [8-Max, Progressive KO], $35K GTD 163 $35,000 Irishbeer1701 $7,624
Saturday, May 1 33-L: $50 NLHE [8-Max, Progressive KO], $20K GTD 464 $21,112 ChrundleTheGr8 $3,197
Saturday, May 1 34-H: $50 NLHE [4-Max, Turbo], $25K GTD 420 $25,000 POTLORD420 $4,512
Saturday, May 1 34-M: $15 NLHE [4-Max, Turbo], $5K GTD 301 $5,000 DONWON37 $947
Saturday, May 1 34-L: $5 NLHE [4-Max, Turbo], $2K GTD 408 $2,000 doodledodd11 $361

*reflects final table deal

The first-ever Michigan Spring Championship of Online Poker (MISCOOP) will run alongside the New Jersey Spring Championship of Online Poker (NJSCOOP) from May 8 to May 24. Full details on MISCOOP and NJSCOOP to be announced in the coming weeks.

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