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FTOPS VI update: Events 3-5
The Full Tilt Online Poker Series is continuing its sixth go-round with Events 3 through 5 playing out over the last few days.
Friday saw Jon "PearlJammed" Turner, one of the most successful online tournament players in the world, take on hosting duties for the $200+$16 Pot-Limit Hold'em event.
The event drew 1,468 players all looking for a piece of the $300,000 guaranteed prize pool. Once again the pros were left outside the money and it was mischiefofmagic who came out on top to claim the $56,400 first-place prize.
The top nine players from Event 3 are:
Max Pescatori and Kenny Tran both managed to crack the cash barrier in this tournament, but it was allaround22 who took the top spot and the $66,220 top prize.
The final-table players were:
Andy Black also hosted an event Saturday, the $100+$9 No-Limit Hold'em re-buy event. It too exceeded its guaranteed prize, boosting the $400,000 guarantee to $460,800 when 1,600 players showed up.
Once again it was a tough playing field and none of Full Tilt Poker's pros made it into the cash, but Greg_Chimp walked away from the tournament with $86,630.40 to add to his bankroll after taking the first-place spot.
The top nine players were:
The FTOPS VI continues today with two more events. The first is the $100+$9 Stud Hi-Lo event starting at 2 p.m. (EST). John Cernuto is hosting the event, which will have a guaranteed $25,000 prize pool.
Next up for the day is the first $1 million guaranteed prize pool event at 6 p.m. (EST). Paul Wolfe will be hosting this $300+$22 No-Limit Hold'em event.