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Full Tilt Poker launched the latest edition of its online poker series this week. Three events have played out and thousands of players have shown up to play for the guaranteed prize pools.

This time around the Chip Jett was among the money winners along with Beth Shak, Adam Schoenfeld, JohnnyBax and Aaron Bartley.

Halfrek continues to make a name for himself in the FTOPS realm as well. After taking down two events in the FTOPS VIII in May, he went deep in this event to land himself in ninth place.

But enough about the players who didn't win. It was davin77 who bested them all for Event 1 and took home the $195,757.30 top prize.

The final-table results were:

Place Name Prize
1st davin77 $195,757.30
2nd Bog25 $119,901.60
3rd smoothustler $83,213.76
4th SisterSue056 $61,488
5th AlwaysTrustMe $45,091.20
6th FaGi $30,744

Event 2: $240+$16 Pot-Limit Omaha Knockout

Sigi Stockinger took his turn in the host seat to kick off the FTOPS action on Thursday. The first event of the day had a $200k guaranteed prize pool and drew in 1,165 players for Pot-Limit Omaha play.


Full Tilt Poker's pros had a good showing in this event, with a few of them earning a piece of the $233,000 prize pool. Gary Jones had the best placement with a seventh-place finish, but Chip Jett and PearlJammed also made the money.

The winner of the event was TeamShizzz, who picked up $51,260. The final-table results were:

Place Name Prize
1st TeamShizzz $51,260
2nd wes1279 $32,620
3rd Fbonacci $23,591.25
4th xxd33pxx $18,931.25
5th Shimony21 $14,282.90
6th WHY_1 $10,485
7th Gary Jones $6,757
8th DSchec $4,893
9th knickadam55 $3,495

Event 3: $500+$35 No-Limit Hold'em 3x Shootout

Thursday's second event for the FTOPS X was a No-Limit Hold'em shootout with a $300,000 guarantee. Team CardRunners player Andrew Wiggins was the host, and he was joined by 729 players.

The resulting $364,500 prize pool was split between the top 81 players. Aaron Bartley picked up another cash for $1,020.60 with his 72nd-place finish.

The big winner of the event, however, was mrvogt, who pockets $76,545 for the win. The final-table results were:

Place Name Prize
1st mrvogt $76,545
2nd runemowgli $51,030
3rd zman2224 $36,450
4th MIsTeRLiQUoR $27,337.50
5th hockeymaniax $20,047.50
6th Bubbagump29 $14,580
7th Faborizer $10,206
8th Tiahuanico $6,925.50
9th FromAbove $4,920.75

The FTOPS X events continue today with a $300+$22 No-Limit Hold'em Rebuy event with a $600k guaranteed prize pool at 2 p.m. ET. It will be hosted by Vitaly Lunkin.

The second event playing today is the $500+$35 Pot-Limit Omaha Six-Max hosted by Matt Hawrilenko. That event will have a $150k guaranteed prize pool.

Events will continue through the weekend and all next week, culminating in a $2.5 million guaranteed main event on Sunday Nov. 16.

For your shot at the FTOPS events or to see what else the poker site has to offer, visit full tilt.

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