WCOOP 2020 Main Event
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2020 WCOOP Awards Nearly $100 Million In Prizes; Andre “PTFisherman23” Marques Wins 2020 WCOOP Main Event

The 2020 PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker Main Event final table was held on Wednesday as the 2020 WCOOP concluded an epic run of 225 events with Andre “PTFisherman23” Marques eventually becoming the WCOOP Main Event champion.

The tournament attracted 1977 entries, who battled things out over the course of four days. The action kicked off at 1:05 PM ET with just nine players remaining to start the day, each guaranteed at least $99,997 in prizes. Teun “tinnoemulder” Mulder held the chip lead going into Wednesday’s play.

Once the final table was down to the final three, the remaining players settled on a deal which left the final three as millionaires. After the deal, Teun “tinnomulder” Mulder, Tonio “prrrak4783” Roder and Andre “PTFischerman23” Marques each played for the remaining $100,000.

The prizes for the final table is as follows:

2020 WCOOP Main Event Final Table Results
1stAndre "PTFisherman23" MarquesNetherlands$1,147,270.86
2ndTonio "prrrak4783" RiderAustria$1,082,522.50
3rdTeun "tinnoemulder" MulderNetherlands$1,101,527.64
4thRobin "robinho" YlitaloSweden$543,301.00
5th"Andre_Hansen"Ukraine$387,284.00
6thDenys "SantaZzz" ChufarinUkraine$276,069.00
7thMike "munchenHB" TelkerCosta Rica$196,792.00
8th77atlant77Russia$140,280.00
9thCecilia "princes chu" CafraroUruguay$99,997.00

Before the deal was completed, first place was set to receive over $1.5 million, with $1 million to second place and $750k for third place.

While Andrew Marques takes home the “big” prize of the WCOOP, two other Main Events were held as part of the 2020 WCOOP with “1mSoWeeeak” winning the Medium Main Event for $504,583 and “klimono” taking home the Low Main Event for $186,841.

Another successful WCOOP in the books

The WCOOP began on August 30th with its conclusion on Wednesday, awarding nearly $99 million over the course of 225 events over three buy-in levels (low, medium and high). The $80 million guaranteed this year was a record for the WCOOP, eclipsing the $75 million guaranteed during the 2019 version of the event.

Heading into the WCOOP Main Event, Amadi_017 was the biggest winner, taking down a $543,685 first-place prize in the $25k NLHE 8-Max. Other big winners in the 2020 WCOOP included Kuul’s $400,494 victory in the $10,300 NLHE 8-Max PKO and KeslieGroves $264k score in the $10,300 No Limit Hold’em.

The tournament plowed through its $80 million guarantees by attracting 1,119,186 entries.

For a full list of winners, check out the official schedule at PokerStars WCOOP results page.

Watch the WCOOP Main Event final table

Missed the drama from Wednesday? Joe Stapleton and Griffin Benger commentated on the final table of the event from the PokerStars Twitch channel. Watch the final table in its entirety below:

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