Dan "djk123" Kelly Wins SCOOP Title For $73k

Dan "djk123" Kelly Wins SCOOP Title For $73kUS player Dan “djk123” Kelly has become the latest high profile pro to capture a SCOOP title, after taking down Event #29-M ($109+Rebuys NLHE Big Antes) for $73,040. Playing from Australia, the 23 year old battled a tough field of 1,659 players over two days to eventually reach the nine man final table in 7th spot, with the players lining-up as follows:
pistons87 (3,246,032)
Blackbeaty (2,482,701)
matt20 (2,229,507)
kripap (2,185,977)
ro_Man777 (1,825,161) 
djalminha (1,584,365)
djk123 (1,541,978)
YugiohPro (1,415,532)
raare01 (980,747)
An hour and a quarter later, YugiohPro departed in 9th ($4,914) after going broke (A-J) on a A-7-4-9 board against pistons87’s two pair (A-9). He was followed by raare01 in 8th ($8,599) in a battle of the blinds which saw him (A-8) call djk123’s (6-9) small-blind shove only for the board to fall 7-6-9-A-6.
A pre-flop battle then saw Dan “djk123” Kelly (J-J) take out kripap (A-Q) in 5th ($23,341) to propel himself into a commanding chip lead (10m), with his nearest rival on just 3 million chips.
Wasting no time, Dan “djk123” Kelly (A-4) scored a double-elimination of matt20 (Qd-Jd) and Blackbeaty (J-J) on an A-4-3-T-9 board to enter the heads-up phase of the competition against Canadian pistons87. Despite an incredible battle in which pistons87 managed to overcome a huge chip disadvantage to draw even, the winner was eventually settled in a cooler of a hand in which pistons87 (5-3) and Dan “djk123” Kelly (A-5) went all-in on an 8-5-5 flop.
The 10-K turn and river sealed pistons87’s fate who then went away richer by $66,542 (after a two-way deal), while Kelly captured a SCOOP title too go with his 3 WCOOP titles. The WSOP bracelet winner has now earned $5,376,622 playing tournaments online, to go with his $2,219,790 won in the live arena.
The SCOOP Event #29 final payouts were as follows:
1. Dan “djk123” Kelly (Australia) $73,040.06
2. pistons87 (Canada) $66,542.11
3. Blackbeaty (Germany) $44,226.00
4. matt20 (United Kingdom) $32,923.80
5. kripap (Hungary) $23,341.50
6. ro_Man777 (Germany) $18,427.50
7. djalminha (Portugal) $13,513.50
8. raare01 (Netherlands) $8,599.50
9. YugiohPro (South Korea) $4,914.00

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