2020 PokerStars WCOOP: Astedt, Nemeth and Geilich Collect Second Titles

We have three PokerStars World Championship of Poker (WCOOP) results to bring you up to speed on, all of which resulted in a second WCOOP triumph for each last man seated.

We start with Ludovic Geilich.

The Scotsman, wore his partypoker patch with pride, as he outlasted a 94-entrant field in Event #10 {H}: $10,300 No Limit Hold’em 8-Max High Roller for $238,966. It’s the second time Geilich has won a WCOOP title with the words’ high roller’ in the event headline. In 2016, the partypoker pro beat 93-entrants in a $21,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 6-Max High Roller for $462,182.

The final day of the two-day event lasted less than six hours, and as you can see from the results, Geilich had to overcome a final table brimming with some of the most talented No-Limit Hold’em players in the world.

Final Table Results

  1. Ludovic Geilich – $238,966
  2. Ole Schemion – $184,676
  3. Chris Hunichen – $142,719
  4. Mikita Badziakouski – $110,295
  5. Thomas Muehloecker – $85,237
  6. Timothy Adams – $65,872
  7. Filipe Oliveira – $50,907
  8. Fishbones11 – $39,341
  9. Pieter Aerts – $31,510

Niklas Astedt Wins Event #39 (H): $5,200 No Limit Hold’em Progressive KO, High Roller

Niklas Astedt also binked a second WCOOP title.

The Swedish online star won Event #39 (H): $5,200 No Limit Hold’em Progressive KO, High Roller for $201,055, and in doing so prevented Gleb Tremzin from winning his fifth WCOOP title.

Astedt has been on the top of the online multi-table tournament (MTT) world several times (as ranked by PocketFives) and has accrued more than $21m in online earnings, supplemented by a big win in August, defeating 100-entrants in a $10,300 event in the PokerStars Stadium Series for $230,434.70.

Final Table Results

  1. Niklas Astedt – $201,055
  2. Gleb Tremzin – $120,898
  3. Wesoly78 – $86,103
  4. Christian Rudolph – $67,843
  5. Bayaraa1002 – $49,579
  6. Alexandros Theologis – $41,267
  7. Manuel Ruivo – $44,380
  8. Igor Yaroshevskyy – $20,849
  9. Ognyan Dimov – $28,346

Andras Nemeth Wins Event #37 (H): $5,200 Pot-Limit Omaha 6-Max High Roller

From one multiple PocketFives World #1 to another, and Andras Nemeth collected the second WCOOP title of his career. Both of them came within a week of each other. Firstly he topped a field of 294-entrants to win the $530+R 8-max event for $79,655.48, and then he went on and won the $5,200 Pot-Limit Omaha 6-Max High Roller for $140,506.

Nemeth conquered high stakes Pot Limit Omaha star, Richard Gryko, heads-up, for the title. Laszlo Bujtas, Joao Vieira and Shaun Deeb also featured on the final table.

Final Table Results

  1. Andras Nemeth – $140,506
  2. Richard Gryko – $107,761
  3. Laszlo Bujtas – $82,648
  4. Us_Alex – $63,387
  5. Aku1206 – $48,614
  6. Joao ‘Naza114’ Vieira – $37,285
  7. Shaun ‘shaundeeb’ Deeb – $28,596