The 2023 World Championship of Online Poker options $80,000,000 in assured prize cash and a whole lot of occasions spanning from Sept. 10 by means of Oct. 4 on PokerStars. While there have been many huge winners topped through the previous a number of weeks of WCOOP motion, the runaway story of the pageant has been the unbelievable title spree of British poker professional Benny Glaser.
The five-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner has collected seven victories to date throughout this 12 months’s WCOOP, bringing his profession whole to fifteen. Both his haul for this 12 months’s pageant and his total quantity are information.
Glaser, who performs as ‘RunGodlike’ on-line, has additionally received ten Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) occasions through the years, rising his mixed COOP whole to 25 titles. As you might need guessed, that is additionally a report quantity.
The 34-year-old took to social media on Saturday, Sept. 30 to share the information of his newest victory.
My seventh WCOOP title of this collection
Also good to win it on this stacked FT/subject!
COOP title #25
And now nonetheless 4 extra days to go, to attempt to win that Player of the collection total leaderboard! pic.twitter.com/kgBKMJCwHE
— Benny Glaser (@BennyGlaser) October 1, 2023
Glaser is at present amidst one of his most prolific prolonged runs on the match scene. The Southhampton resident closed out 2022 with an enormous rating, putting second within the largest World Poker Tour occasion ever held, the WPT World Championship. His runner-up displaying from a subject of 2,960 entries in that $10,400 buy-in match noticed him take house a career-high payout of $2,830,000.
During this 12 months’s World Series of Poker, Glaser got here out on high within the $10,000 triple-draw deuce-to-seven lowball championship. He bested a subject of 130 entries to earn his fifth bracelet and $311,428. The victory prolonged his lead because the UK’s high bracelet winner, giving him a three-win lead over the eight gamers tied for second with two WSOP titles.
Glaser’s first 5 victories throughout this 12 months’s WCOOP all got here in non-hold’em video games.
He started by outlasting a subject of 178 entries within the $109 buy-in Badugi occasion, incomes $3,550. He backed that up by besting 91 entries within the $1,050 deuce-to-seven triple draw lowball championship occasion, including one other $22,650. Next up was the $1,050 no-limit single-draw deuce-to-seven lowball match, which drew 51 entries. Glaser emerged victorious, cashing out for $19,490 because the champion. The $2,100 pot-limit Omaha eight-or-better six-max occasion had 70 entries, which meant that Glaser secured a wholesome payday of $44,201 because the winner. He accomplished his mixed-game run by taking down the $1,050 no-limit five-card draw occasion. He as awarded $14,207 in that match after outlasting a 34-entry turnout.
Glaser’s first no-limit maintain’em victory got here within the $320 buy-in six-max occasion. He outlasted a subject of 1,175 whole entries to earn his largest high prize but within the collection: $55,706.
After that win, Glaser posted, “Genuinely beyond absurd. This one was a big one too. I’m incredibly happy and grateful. And thanks for all the love this series, everyone.”
Somehow, he was not but completed piling up the wins. His most up-to-date victory got here within the $1,050 buy-in six-max turbo no-limit maintain’em occasion. He outraced 195 entries within the fast-paced affair, securing his seventh win of the collection and the highest prize of $38,894.
Glaser first recorded a COOP title in 2016 because the champion of the SCOOP $2,100 stud eight-or-better occasion. His debut win throughout WCOOP got here in 2018 in a $55 pot-limit Omaha six-max match. Below is an entire itemizing of his 25 COOP titles:
|2016||SCOOP 33-H: $2,100 Stud Hi/Lo||$54,390|
|2018||SCOOP 17-L: $22 Limit Hold’em||$6,202|
|2018||WCOOP 27-L: $55 PLO 6-Max||$23,807|
|2019||SCOOP 13-M: $215 Limit 2-7 Triple Draw||$14,667|
|2019||SCOOP 41-H: $1,050 8-Game||$45,840|
|2019||WCOOP 23-M: $109 Razz||$10,924|
|2020||SCOOP 06-H: $2,100 8-Game||$54,854|
|2020||WCOOP 55-H: $2,100 H.O.R.S.E.||$43,055|
|2021||SCOOP 73-M: $215 PLO 6-Max PKO||$14,819|
|2021||WCOOP 50-M: $55 NLO8 6-Max||$9,293|
|2022||SCOOP 09-H: $2,100 H.O.R.S.E.||$31,080|
|2022||WCOOP 04-L: $11 NLO8 6-Max||$2,334|
|2022||WCOOP 09-H: $2,100 H.O.R.S.E.||$33,300|
|2022||WCOOP 14-H: $1,050 H.O.R.S.E.||$19,107|
|2022||WCOOP 18-H: $1,050 PLO 6-Max||$39,638|
|2023||SCOOP 22-H: $1,050 NLO8 6-Max PKO||$12,711|
|2023||SCOOP 87-M: $215 PLO8 6-Max||$12,573|
|2023||SCOOP 100-M: $109 NLHE 7-Max PKO||$33,668|
|2023||WCOOP 16-M: $109 FL Badugi 6-Max||$3,550|
|2023||WCOOP $1,050 World Championship of 2-7 Triple Draw||$22,650|
|2023||WCOOP 50-H: $1,050 NL 2-7 Single Draw||$19,490|
|2023||WCOOP 53-H: $2,100 PLO8 6-Max||$44,201|
|2023||WCOOP 61-H: $1,050 NL 5-Card Draw||$14,207|
|2023||WCOOP 68-M: $320 NLHE 6-Max||$55,706|
|2023||WCOOP 94-H: $1,050 NLHE 6-Max Turbo||$38,894|