SCOOP-72-H: $10,300 NLHE [8-Max], $1M Gtd

Who Will Win the 2021 PokerStars SCOOP-72-H: $10,300 NLHE [8-Max]?

Thomas Muehloecker

The final table of the 2021 PokerStars SCOOP-72-H: $10,300 NLHE [8-Max] is slated to resume at 7:05 p.m. CEST with Jon "apestyles" Van Fleet holding the chip lead with 8,218,008 in chips. Day 1 attracted 73 unique players who reentered 47 times to get 120 entries in total. A prize pool of $1,200,000 was amassed with the lion's share of it being awarded today.

But Van Fleet won't be cruising to an easy win as some of the elite of the poker world will be joining him on the final table. Thomas "WushuTM" Muehloecker, Wiktor "Iimitless" Malinowski, Christian "WATnlos" Rudolph, Bruno "great dant" Volkmann, Linus "LLinusLLove" Loeliger, Damian "pampa27" Salas, Christoph "26071985" Vogelsang, and Talal "raidalot" Shakerchi will all be doing their utmost to try and claim the victory for themselves.

SCOOP-72-H: $10,300 NLHE [8-Max] Final Table Chip Counts

RankPlayerCountryChip CountBig Blinds
1Jon "apestyles" Van FleetUnited States8,218,008117
2Thomas "WushuTM" MuehloeckerAustria4,500,71064
3Wiktor "Iimitless" MalinowskiPoland3,497,24950
4Christian "WATnlos" RudolphGermany3,209,22846
5Bruno "great dant" VolkmannBrazil2,975,77343
6Linus "LLinusLLove" LoeligerSwitzerland2,754,01839
7Damian "pampa27" SalasArgentina2,134,82830
8Christoph "26071985" VogelsangGermany1,766,06225
9Talal "raidalot" ShakerchiUnited Kingdom944,12413

Van Fleet has no SCOOP titles yet and neither do Loeliger, Salas, and Vogelsang but Muehloecker, Malinowski, and Volkmann each have one while Rudolph holds two of them, but Shakerchi takes the cake with a whopping five SCOOP wins. Will someone win their maiden title today or will someone just simply add another one to their resume?

When action resumes, they will finish the remainder of Level 23 which features a small blind of 35,000, a big blinds of 70,000, and a running ante of 8,750. After that level, the duration will increase to 30 minutes each until the end.

Cards-up coverage will be provided on the PokerStars Twitch and YouTube channels with commentary provided by James Hartigan & Joe Stapleton who will be joined by special guests.There will be a 30-minute security delay but the commentary will be live.

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This is what the nine remaining players are still playing for: