Benny Glaser is dominating the 2023 World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP) on PokerStars, solidifying his status as a British poker pro to watch. In this series, he has clinched an impressive five titles, raising his total WCOOP titles to 13, a record he already held. Furthermore, he has expanded his overall ‘COOP victories to a remarkable 23 in total, which includes ten victories at the Spring Championship of Online Poker events over the years.
This extraordinary online gaming achievement comes as a culmination of Benny Glaser’s exceptional performance in various poker endeavors. The 34-year-old resident of Southampton, UK, made waves in late 2022 by finishing in second place at the largest-ever World Poker Tour event, the WPT World Championship, pocketing an impressive $2,830,000 in winnings.
Benny Glaser continued to shine in 2023 at the World Series of Poker, where he secured his fifth gold bracelet by winning the $10,000 triple draw deuce-to-seven lowball championship. With this victory, he now boasts three more bracelets than any other British player, a noteworthy accomplishment considering that England ranks third among nations with the most bracelet winners, trailing only the United States and Canada.
Known as ‘RunGodlike’ on PokerStars, Benny Glaser has showcased his versatility across various games and formats during this WCOOP. Each of his victories has occurred in different poker disciplines. His campaign began with a victory in the $109 buy-in Badugi event, where he outclassed 178 competitors to claim the top spot and a prize of $3,550. He then navigated his way through a field of 91 participants in the $1,050 deuce-to-seven triple draw lowball championship event, emerging as the champion with $22,650 in winnings.
In the $1,050 no-limit single-draw version of deuce-to-seven lowball, which attracted just 51 entrants, Glaser emerged victorious, adding another $19,490 to his impressive earnings. His most substantial payday in this series came when he conquered a field of 70 competitors in the $2,100 pot-limit Omaha eight-or-better six-max event, securing $44,201.
This Sunday, Glaser secured his fifth win of the series by outperforming 34 entries in the $1,050 no-limit five-card draw event, adding $14,207 to his rapidly growing tally.
Benny Glaser’s journey in the world of ‘COOP victories began in 2016 when he claimed his first win in a $2,100 stud eight-or-better event during that year’s SCOOP. His inaugural WCOOP victory followed in 2018, when he emerged as the champion in a $55 pot-limit Omaha six-max tournament.
Below is a look at his 23 total COOP victories from over the years:
|2016||SCOOP 33-H: $2,100 Stud Hi/Lo||$54,390|
|2018||SCOOP 17-L: $22 Limit Hold’em||$6,202|
|2018||WCOOP 27-L: $55 PLO 6-Max||$23,807|
|2019||SCOOP 13-M: $215 Limit 2-7 Triple Draw||$14,667|
|2019||SCOOP 41-H: $1,050 8-Game||$45,840|
|2019||WCOOP 23-M: $109 Razz||$10,924|
|2020||SCOOP 06-H: $2,100 8-Game||$54,854|
|2020||WCOOP 55-H: $2,100 H.O.R.S.E.||$43,055|
|2021||SCOOP 73-M: $215 PLO 6-Max PKO||$14,819|
|2021||WCOOP 50-M: $55 NLO8 6-Max||$9,293|
|2022||SCOOP 09-H: $2,100 H.O.R.S.E.||$31,080|
|2022||WCOOP 04-L: $11 NLO8 6-Max||$2,334|
|2022||WCOOP 09-H: $2,100 H.O.R.S.E.||$33,300|
|2022||WCOOP 14-H: $1,050 H.O.R.S.E.||$19,107|
|2022||WCOOP 18-H: $1,050 PLO 6-Max||$39,638|
|2023||SCOOP 22-H: $1,050 NLO8 6-Max PKO||$12,711|
|2023||SCOOP 87-M: $215 PLO8 6-Max||$12,573|
|2023||SCOOP 100-M: $109 NLHE 7-Max PKO||$33,668|
|2023||WCOOP 16-M: $109 FL Badugi 6-Max||$3,550|
|2023||WCOOP $1,050 World Championship of 2-7 Triple Draw||$22,650|
|2023||WCOOP 50-H: $1,050 NL 2-7 Single Draw||$19,490|
|2023||WCOOP 53-H: $2,100 PLO8 6-Max||$44,201|
|2023||WCOOP 61-H: $1,050 NL 5-Card Draw||$14,207|
|2023||WCOOP 68-M: $320 NLHE 6-Max||$55,705|