pistons87 takes down the WCOOP High-Roller HU, Negreanu 4th

The second of three "High Roller" tourneys on this year's World Championship of Online Poker schedule, the $10,300 buy-in no-limit hold'em heads-up event, has found its winner.

"pistons87" took down the event last night and earned $119.000 for his/her victory. Daniel "KidPoker" Negreanu was instead fourth in the event and earned a nice $48.000 for his troubles.

The tournament was capped at 32 entrants, and the final prize pool was $320.000 when 32 players registered for the event.

Familiar names like, Brian "$tinger 88" Hastings, Richard "nutsinho" Lyndaker, Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier and John Duthie also participated in the tournament but had to leave empty handed.

WCOOP Event #41 ($10,300 NLHE High-Roller Heads-Up) Results (*reflects two-way deal):
1st place: pistons87 ($119,000)*
2nd: akut ($105,000)*
3rd (tie): SkaiWalkurrr ($48,000)
3rd (tie): Team PokerStars Pro Daniel "KidPoker" Negreanu ($48,000)

There is still another week left in this year's WCOOP. Check out the remaining schedule -- including information about satellites -- over at the WCOOP site.


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