Steve O’Dwyer became a runner-up of $5 200 WCOOP High Roller tournament

Steve O’Dwyer 2020

Last week, Steve O’Dwyer became the winner of WPT Online title event. The Irishman got a big prize money of $135 000 for the victory in a heads-up championship at PartyPoker. On the same evening, the high roller was able to get another victory at PokerStars.

O’Dwyer successfully took part in WCOOP-59-H tournament. In this event, 97 players paid $5 000 buy-in and formed a prize pool of $500 000. The eleven participants entered ITM zone and many famous poker pro fought at the final table.

Sam Greenwood from Canada was one of the first to leave the final table. He took the eighth place and $19 700 of prize money.  

The Finnish grinder Samuel Vousden also demonstrated excellent result. He finished fifth and earned $42 600.

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In the top three, O’Dwyer fought against the Portuguese and Brazilian. Steve managed to beat one of his rivals and Filipe "Zagazaur" Oliveira was knocked out in the third place, by leaving O’Dwyer and Fabiano Kowalski in a heads-up battle.   

In this heads-up, Kowalski played better than O'Dwyer. Fabiano took the opportunity from Steve to become a double champion on 18 September. For the Brazilian player, this WCOOP title became the third one in his career. Previously, he became the champion of prestigious WCOOP series at PokerStars in 2018 and 2019.

Fabiano won over $3.5 million at PokerStars and he reached ITM zone of the current WCOOP 2020 festival. The last victory brought him a prize money of $119 483, while the runner-up Steve O’Dwyer enriched with $92 338.

Results of WCOOP-59-H Final Table

  • Fabiano Kowalski (Brazil) – $119 500
  • Steve O’Dwyer (Ireland) – $92 338
  • Filipe Oliveira (Portugal) – $71 360
  • "MaxHendrix" (Russia) – $55 148
  • Samuel Vousden (Finland) – $42 619
  • "Sintoras" (Germany) – $32 936
  • Tomi Brook (Finland) – $25 453
  • Sam Greenwood (Canada) – $19 671
  • "SmileThHero" (Austria) – $15 755
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