Gourdy Scoops the Global Poker Eagle Cup Tournament of Champions

Pennsylvanias Gourdy took down the Global Poker Tournament of Champions last night, scooping the $5000 live tournament package top prize as the Eagle Cup came to a dramatic finale…

By: Andrew Burnett


The Tournament of Champions brought together the best of the best from the preceding three weeks of Eagle Cup Championship battles, winners and runner-ups combining for the big money showdown.

The chance to don the Global Poker colours at a live event was the ultimate goal, and the final table looked like this as the remaining nine took their seats – at least one player streaming the action…

ChefWillPoker bowed out first, the North Carolina man’s deep run worth SC$250 and the retired chef was followed to the rail by the aptly-named TheDish14.

With big money at stake as well as the tournament package, the action came thick and fast, Kentucky’s TJonesPoker cashing in 6th place for SC$550, having qualified last month by taking down the SC$25k Eagle Cup SC$25k Medium Deep title.

There could be only one left standing, of course, and when Gourdy’s pocket jacks held up against Croosy’s overcards, the Tournament of Champions trophy was heading to Pennsylvania…

 

 

Gourdy will now be looking at where he should spend the $5000 live tournament package money, previous winners taking the opportunity to head to Vegas!

1 Gourdy $5,000 Live Event Package
2 Croosy  SC$1,000.00
3 KaiserSlowPlay  SC$900.00
4 PWW1  SC$800.00
5 Jshane1986  SC$700.00
6 TJonesPoker  SC$550.00
7 NickeL9  SC$450.00
8 TheDish14  SC$350.00
9 ChefWillPoker  SC$250.00

While the Eagle Cup high-fliers were winging their way to riches, the regular Sunday grind was running alongside, more than 500 players between the Scrimmage and Teaser events alone.

The SC$50k GTD Scrimmage is the flagship tournament on the Sunday Grind, yesterday seeing 268 entries and an extra few SC$ in the prizepool.

Three Californians made it to the final table, and Marshack emerged victorious to take the Scrimmage title back to the West Coast after defeating Global Poker reg Bgjonesisabtch heads-up…

Sunday Scrimmage results

1 Marshack SC$10,344.80
2 Bgjonesisabtch SC$7,772.00
3 Pokerplayer79 SC$5,896.00
4 Tdubz224 SC$4,422.00
5 Wk608 SC$3,055.20
6 Poiuyt SC$2,358.40
7 Timeshift SC$1,822.40
8 Emotion123 SC$1,286.40
9 Ottograph SC$964.80

The Sunday Teaser pulled in 260 entries, which meant there was SC$5k up top and four-figure paydays for the top six, New York’s The_Liquidator grabbing the first of those for SC$1,144.00.

The heads-up battle for Teaser supremacy saw LilT23 from New Jersey fend off StretchyClawsSC$5018.00 for the win and a healthy SC$3,770.00 for the runner-up.

1 LilT23 SC$5,018.00
2 StretchyClaws SC$3,770.00
3 Eyegetmoney SC$2,860.00
4 Chawell SC$2,145.00
5 SlowDiddly SC$1,482.00
6 The_Liquidator SC$1,144.00
7 Long Haul SC$884.00
8 SkimpySally SC$624.00
9 Kptpoker SC$468.00

With the Eagle Cup done and dusted, it will be back to the full regular schedule on Global Poker as of today, and if you fancy your chances against the US-facing site’s regular then check out how to sign up here.

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