Talal ‘raidalot’ Shakerchi wins $10K SCOOP Main Event

The SCOOP-series have come to an end, and the most prestigious tournament of them all, the $10K SCOOP (H) Main Event was won by hedge fund manager and pokerfanatic Talal Shakerchi. To be able to do that, he had to beat a strong field of 824 entries.



At the final table, Shakerchi was accompanied by the likes of Scott Seiver and John Juanda, just to name two. At the start of the final table, these were the chipcounts.


Seat 1: Sean “Nolez7” Winter (Romania) — 3,888,664  
Seat 2: EvnomiYa (Russia) — 2,876,963 
Seat 3: Pablo “pablotenisis” Fernandez (Mexico) — 3,433,591 
Seat 4: Scott “gunning4you” Seiver (Canada) — 4,617,287 
Seat 5: Markku “markovitsus” Koplimaa (Estonia) — 5,861,868 
Seat 6: s0nny_bLacCk (Thailand) — 3,962,436 
Seat 7: IReadB00ks (Denmark) — 4,229,194 
Seat 8: Talal “raidalot” Shakerchi (United Kingdom) — 9,258,971 
Seat 9: LuckBox (Japan) — 3,071,026



Shakerchi already held the commanding chiplead, and never gave that away. These were the final payouts, with an astronomical $1,468,000.88 on top for Shakerchi.


SCOOP-54-H ($10,000 NL Hold’em Main Event) results
Entrants: 824 
Prize pool: $8,000,001.76 
Places paid: 99 

1. Talal “raidalot” Shakerchi (United Kingdom) $1,468,000.88
2. Sean “Nolez7” Winter (Romania) $1,048,000.23
3. s0nny_bLacCk (Thailand) $792,000.17
4. Scott “gunning4you” Seiver (Canada) $596,000.13
5. Markku “markovitsus” Koplimaa (Estonia) $416,000.09
6. Pablo “pablotenisis” Fernandez (Mexico) $336,000.07
7. Luckbox (Japan) $256,000.05
8. IReadB00ks (Denmark) $176,000.03
9. EvnomiYa (Russia) $104,000.02

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