Fans of online poker in India will be pleased to know that the recently concluded 2017 edition of the WCOOP was a complete success. Many notable Indian poker pros also took part in the online poker festival. The festival easily exceeded its $60 million in posted guaranteed prize pools spanning the 81 events that played out between September 3 and 27. The WCOOP-recorded 107,226 players who competed for $90,648,301 in total pay-outs.
The WCOOP low events also surpassed expectations with the more than $19 million in prize pools breaking the $11 million in guarantees.
Dutch poker player Steven "SvZff" van Zadelhoff was the star of the show after he survived a field of 2,183 entrants to win the WCOOP-High $5,200 Main Event for a whopping $1,624,502.
On the other side of the spectrum, Finland's "jaloviina007" took the advantage of the new events after shipping the WCOOP-Low $215 Main Event for $331,279. The event attracted an impressive 15,626 entrants to create a massive $3,125,200 prize pool.
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