Thomas "Kallllle" Pedersen wins WCOOP Main Event

WCOOP Main Event 2011, final hand.
Thomas Pedersen.

The 2011 WCOOP (World Championship of Online Poker) has come to an end after 28-year-old Thomas "Kallllle" Pedersen from Denmark took down the Main Event title.

Pedersen earned a whopping $1.260.018,50 + WCOOP Gold Bracelet for his victory.

He outlasted Vojtech "Vojta_R" Ruzick in the Heads-Up play and the Czech earned $710.000 for his runner-up finish.

In the last hand of the tournament Ruzick and Pedersen got the chips in the middle before the flop (see the uploaded picture).

WCOOP Main Event 2011 final results (buy-in $5.200, players 1.627, *= final five players made a deal):

  1. *Thomas "Kallllle" Pedersen - $1,260,019 + WCOOP Gold Bracelet
  2. *Vojtech "Vojta_R" Ruzicka - $710,000
  3. *Mike "goleafsgoeh" Leah - $560,000
  4. *"BackDoorovic" - $650,000
  5. *"VadziMoney" - $750,000
  6. "WhySoSrsSon" - $222,086
  7. "jle90" - $162,700
  8. Nick "OU THE NICK" Hahn - $122,025
  9. Dan "dan82mur" Murariu - $81,350

...
12. Niki “RealAndyBeal” Jedlicka - $53,691
13. Dani "supernova9" Stern - $45.556

The 2011 WCOOP was the third largest in the history of the event, trailing only 2010 ($63,157,150) and 2009 ($50,058,800):

WCOOP 2011 - $47,120,800
WCOOP 2010 - $63,157,150
WCOOP 2009 - $50,058,800
WCOOP 2008 - $39,958,000
WCOOP 2007 - $24,218,600
WCOOP 2006 - $18,674,300
WCOOP 2005 - $12,000,000
WCOOP 2004 - $6,000,000
WCOOP 2003 - $2,700,000
WCOOP 2002 - $730,000

More information about the WCOOP tournaments can be found from PokerStars Blog.

Photos: Pokernyhederne.com

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