Tuesday October 3, 2023 at 1:40 am

British pro and five-time WSOP bacelet winner Benny Glaser has been on one heck of a heater. Glaser won seven tournaments during PokerStars annual World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP). Over the weekend, Glaser -- playing under the screen name 'RunGodlike' -- took down 2023 WCOOP Event #94-High $1,050 NL 6-Max Turbo for a score worth $38,894.


If you're not familiar with the name Benny Glaser, don't be too bummed out. Glaser has quietly become one of premier pros to hail from Great Britian, but he's achieved the feat in a very low-key fashion. He has over $7.1 million in live tournaments and he's currently ranked #9 on England's all-time money list.

While you weren't paying attention, Glaser won five bracelets at the World Series of Poker since 2015 including his fifth this summer. He cashed in 54 WSOP events over his career and won over $3.3 million in WSOP and WSOP Europe events.

Glaser made a big splash in 2016 as an up-and-coming mixed game player from England. He won his first bling at the 2015 WSOP with a victory in $1,500 Limit Deuce to Seven Lowball Triple Draw for a $136K score.

Glaser proved his first bracelet was not a fluke by winning two more bracelets in the summer of 2016. Glaser won a pair of Omaga 8 events including $1,500 Omaha 8 and the $10,000 Omaha 8 Championship. He banked over $651K for his prowess in Omaha 8 that summer.

Glaser would have to wait until 2021 before he won his fourth WSOP bracelet. He was the last sadist standing at the 2021 WSOP $10K Razz Championship, which paid out nearly $275K.

Glaser joined the exclusive WSOP five-timers club with a fifth-bracelet victory at the 2023 WSOP. He shipped WSOP Event #38 $10,000 Limit Deuce to Seven Lowball Triple Draw Championship for a $311K score. With a fifth bracelet win, no other Brit has won more bracelets than Glaser.

Glaser is also an online-poker badass. Using the online moniker ‘RunGodlike', Glaser won 25 different COOP events at PokerStars since 2016 with 10 victories in the Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) and 15 titles in the World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP). He padded his bankroll with seven WCOOP victories in the last few weeks.

Glaser is a true mixed-game online specialist. He's won PokerStars COOP events in Stud 8, Limit Hold'em, PLO 6-Max, Limit Triple Draw, 8-Game, Razz, HORSE, PLO 6-Max PKO, NL Omaha 8 6-Max, PLO8 6-Max, Badugi, NLHE 7-Max PKO, NL Deuce to Seven Single Draw, Deuce to Seven Triple Draw, 5-Card Draw, NLHE 6-Max, and NLHE 6-Max Turbo. That's quite the resume.

You never forget your first big online score. Glaser won his first-ever COOP title at the 2016 WCOOP. He was the last player standing in 2016 SCOOP Event #33-High $2,100 Stud 8 and banked a sweet score worth $54,290.

At the 2022 WCOOP, Glaser binked four events including three high-events. He was the last player standing in NL Omaha 8 6-Max, two HORSE events, and PLO 6-Max.

2023 has been kind to Glaser with a bracelet victory and 10 COOP events. He won a trio of SCOOP events including PLO8 6-Max, NLHE 7-Max PLO, and Limit Badugi 6-Max.

Glaser banked nearly $200K iat PokerStars n his seven victories at the 2023 WCOOP. He emerged victorious in WCOOP Event #16-Medium $109 Limit Badugi 6-Max for a $3,550 score. He also won one of the World Championship events in $1,050 2-7 Triple Draw for a $22,650 score.

Glaser won another medium event in Event #68-M $320 NLHE 6-Max for a heady score worth $55,706.

"Genuinely beyond absurd," Glaser tweeted. "This one was a big one too. I'm incredibly happy and grateful. And thanks for all the love this series, everyone."

Glaser also won four other high events at the 2023 WCOOP including Event #50-H NL Deuce to Seven Single Draw ($19,490), Event #53-H $2,100 PLO8 6-Max ($44,201), Event #61-H $1,050 NL 5-Card Draw ($14,207), and WCOOP #94-H $1,050 NLHE 6-Max Turbo ($38,894).

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