Jason "TheBigGift" Gooch Wins $1K Online Double Stack for $241,492

After a runner-up finish in a previous online WSOP event this year that was good for $85,560, Jason TheBigGift Gooch went one better this time, capturing the title and $241,492 in prize money.

By: Charles Rettmuller

It was the first WSOP gold bracelet for Gooch, topping a field of 922 players and 411 more re-entries in Event #55: $1,000 WSOP.com ONLINE NLHE Double Stack. The 1,333 total entries mushroomed the prize pool to $1,266.350.

Gooch had some tough competition to overcome at the final table that included Italians Max Pescatori and Dario Sammartino. TheBigGift was up to the task, saying arrivederci to Max in 9th place and Dario in 4th.

The victory was Gooch's 7th cash at this summer's festival and it pushed him over the $1,000,000 mark in lifetime cashes. That includes last year's WSOP Main Event and $230,475 for landing in 36th place.

Final results:

1 Jason 'TheBigGift' Gooch $241,492.94
2 Brian 'Pure__reason' Wood $148,542.85
3 Anthony 'Scrotile' Augustino $104,980.41
4 Dario 'Sirio87' Sammartino $75,094.55
5 Timothy 'Stucksoomuch' Wong $54,453.05
6 Ran 'Margarete' Koller $40,143.29
7 Gianluca 'inmyhouse' Speranza $29,885.86
8 Justin 'KingFortune' Liberto $22,541.03
9 Max 'Max Sparrow' Pescatori $17,348.99



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