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May 19, 2024

Benny Glaser Clinches Record-Breaking 11th SCOOP Title

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Benny Glaser Clinches Record-Breaking 11th SCOOP Title
  • Benny "RunGodlike" Glaser has become SCOOP's all-time leader with his 11th title win.
  • Glaser's latest win in a $55 NLHE Turbo event showcases his versatility beyond mixed games.
  • The SCOOP League standings see Team Lex leading, with Glaser contributing significantly to their success.

Benny "RunGodlike" Glaser, a name synonymous with poker excellence, has once again etched his name into the annals of poker history. On May 18, Glaser outplayed 2,679 entrants in SCOOP 75-L: $55 NLHE Turbo, securing his 11th SCOOP (Spring Championship Of Online Poker) title and establishing himself as the all-time leader in SCOOP titles won. This latest victory, with a handsome $19,590 prize, underscores Glaser's all-around prowess in poker, extending beyond his renowned mixed game mastery to dominate in No-Limit Hold'em as well.

The British poker superstar's victory over Brazilian contender "tenentelima" in a heads-up battle not only secured him the top prize but also propelled him past poker legends Calvin "cal42688" Anderson and Andre "Premove" Skvortsov in the SCOOP record books. Glaser's consistent performance since his first SCOOP title win in 2016, including bagging three titles in 2023 alone, signals his undying zeal and mastery in the game.

Apart from Glaser's individual brilliance, his SCOOP League points have significantly bolstered Team Lex's standing, creating a substantial lead over competitors. This teamwork and individual excellence highlight the dynamic nature of SCOOP, where individual talents converge to create memorable tournaments.

The SCOOP 65-H: $10,300 NLHE PKO Thursday Thrill, wrapping up on May 8, saw "AchoBogdanov" from Bulgaria clinching the title in a high-caliber field, taking home a staggering $192,424. This event, like many others in SCOOP, attracted poker's elite, setting the stage for intense and high-stakes battles.

SCOOP's allure isn't just in the high roller events. The SCOOP 71-H: $5,200 PLO 6-Max High Roller saw "anonymstruts" from Sweden overcoming a field of seasoned players to win a $102,538 top prize, demonstrating the diversity and depth of talent across different poker variants in the championship.

As SCOOP 2024 continues, Team Lex, led by Lex "L. Veldhuis" Veldhuis, appears poised to dominate the league, with significant contributions from standout players like Glaser. However, with many events still on the horizon, the ultimate outcome remains uncertain, keeping the poker community on the edge of their seats.

Fans and players alike eagerly await the conclusion of SCOOP 72-H: $530 NLHE Mystery Bounty, where Fintan "easywithaces" Hand represents a glimmer of hope for Team Fintan, aiming to close the points gap in the league standings.

Stay tuned for more SCOOP highlights and recaps as the tournament progresses, showcasing the best of what online poker has to offer.

(First reported by: PokerNews, Date)

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