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Timoshenko takes down 2009 WCOOP Main Event

Yevgeniy Timoshenko

The second aday of the 2009 World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) brought some tough action to the tables. A total of 178 players came back to the virtual felt, all aiming for a share of the $1,715,200 first-place prize.

As the final table approached, two players were doing their best to abuse the bubble as much as possible. Daniel “djk123” Kelly teamed up with  Yevgeniy “Jovial Gent” Timoshenkoto crush the short stacks and enter the final table as the two overwhelming chip leaders.

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Bertrand ‘ElkY’ Grospellier Takes Second Title at the 2009 WCOOP

elky.jpgDuring event 38 of this year’s World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) Bertrand ‘ElkY’ Grospellier took his second title in this series.Grospellier recorded his second win in just two days with his title at the $215 NL Hold’em.

This event attracted a field of 9,219 opponents and Grospellier outplayed them all. So far, the poker titan has cashed 5 times in the series and got 2 titles. It is no longer unusual to read ElkY’s name in the list of winners at every new event; this player has started to show his real value.