Brammer Kicks Off FTOPS XXIII with $129k Win

Christopher Brammer
Christopher Brammer

Christopher “kid_bramm” Brammer outlasted 3,503 players to win the first event of FTOPS XXIII for $129,611 yesterday.

FTOPS XXIII Event 1: $215 No-Limit Hold’em Re-Entry drew a host of notable players including Ronny “ronnyr37617” Kaiser, Joe Cada and Mike “GoLeafsGoEh” Leah.

The tournament easily eclipsed the $500k GTD and created an overall prizepool of $700,600.

Brammer is of the most successful online players in the U.K. and now has over $3 million in profit online, although a big live title still eludes the Winchester-native.

Here’s a complete look at the final-table results for Event 1:

  • 1.kid_bramm     $129,611.00
  • 2.4CashNow       $91,078.00
  • 3.IgorFederal     $62,353.40
  • 4.Lordmatto       $46,239.60
  • 5.jellyfish223      $35,030.00
  • 6.DSmunichlife    $25,992.26
  • 7.Nyx86              $18,565.90
  • 8.vienna bundy    $13,171.28
  • 9.papychulo777   $8,894.00

Broskyprosky Takes FTOPS XXIII Event 2 for $45,021

Rayan Nathan
Rayan "rkruok" Nathan

The $215 No-Limit Hold’em wasn’t the only FTOPS XXII event that went down yesterday.

Event 2: $320 No-Limit Hold’em Escalator attracted 926 players to create a prizepool of $277,800.

Online player broskyprosky outlasted everyone and picked up a new FTOPS jersey and $45,021.

Ironically runner-up finisher mendezoo actually won more money for coming in second place thanks to a heads-up chop. Mendezoo earned $47,541 for his efforts.

Noted Aussie crusher rkuok took eighth place for $5,833.

With two events down there are still 37 events in FTOPS XXIII still to be played. Sign up for a Full Tilt Poker account and get in on the action.

Here’s a complete look at the final-table results for Event 2 (*reflects a two-way deal):

  • 1.*broskyprosky $45,021.13
  • 2.*mendezoo      $47,541.83
  • 3.actyper            $26,391.00
  • 4.McNallyville      $19,723.80
  • 5.RastaMong       $14,723.40
  • 6.Xading             $10,834.20
  • 7.mossified84      $8,056.20
  • 8.rkruok              $5,833.80
  • 9.pokerjoe485     $4,167.00
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