Gazes, Paur Score on FTOPS XXI Day 10

Taylor Paur
Taylor Paur wins his second FTOPS title.

Two Americans playing abroad took down FTOPS titles last night with Bill Gazes and Taylor “ambiguosity” Paur both posting wins in the 21st Full Tilt Online Poker Series.

Three FTOPS events have played out since we recapped the weekend's action with more than $644,000 doled out to online poker players from around the world.

The Americans were joined in the winners circle by UK player hteraaj2001 who scored a victory in the $216 Turbo No-Limit Hold'em event for $28,564.

Keep reading for highlights from the latest events in Full Tilt Poker's FTOPS series.

Former FTP Pro Bill Gazes Wins FTOPS #19

Before Black Friday Bill Gazes was sponsored by Full Tilt Poker and despite that deal long since lapsing he was able to cash in on FTP again last night.

Gazes took down the $246 Omaha Hi/Lo event for $19,157. Gazes made a deal with second-place finisher BredaBreda who took $18,102.

A total of 460 players took part in this split-pot event with 45 of them getting paid.

Bill Gazes
Bill Gazes

Here are the full final-table results for FTOPS XXI #19:

  • 1. Bill Gazes - $19,157*
  • 2. BredaBreda - $18,102*
  • 3. DoktorGre - $10,580
  • 4. Giffordonian - $8,280
  • 5. PREDATOR-88 - $6,210
  • 6. Upeshka - $4,600
  • 7. tmi2891 - $2,990
  • 8. THE_WIZARD49 - $2,300
  • 9. eckrem - $1,840

*Adjusted to reflect deal.

Taylor “ambiguosity” Paur Scores Second FTOPS Win

American pro Taylor Paur picked up his second FTOPS title last night, defeating a field of 387 players to win $73,559.

Paur agreed to a deal three-handed, going on to close out the tournament to add another title to his already decorated record.

Paur has over $3.8 million in online tournament earnings, including an FTOPS title from 2010 and a second-place FTOPS finish in '09. He also went on a very deep run in Las Vegas this summer, finishing 33rd in the WSOP Main Event.

Paur plays as tramp$d0pray on PokerStars and as TAZED1SPURR on the now defunct CEREUS network.

Other notables to cash in this tournament include Thayer “THAY3R” Rasmussen (35th), Jonathan “therookieqq9” Plens (39th), Jon “apestyles” Van Fleet (40th) and Jack “JackQKA” Ellwood (41st).

Taylor Paur
Paur at the 2011 World Series of Poker Europe.

Here are the full final-table results for FTOPS XXI #20:

  • 1. ambigousity - $73,559*
  • 2. Ramux - $64,510*
  • 3. IITTII - $55,817*
  • 4. vvirtue - $31,347.00
  • 5. T3G3S - $22,059.00
  • 6. blony_tair - $14,706

*Adjusted to reflect deal.

British Player 'hteraaj2001' Wins FTOPS #21

UK poker player hteraaj2001 took down his first FTOPS title last night, coming out on top in the $216 Turbo No-Limit Hold'em event.

He overcame a field of 827 to win more than $28k and ultimately agreed to a deal with heads-up opponent Tiltn_Mafks.

Jon “apestyles” Van Fleet recorded his second FTOPS cash of the day, finishing 34th.

Here are the full final-table results for FTOPS XXI #22:

  • 1. hteraaj2001 - $28,564
  • 2. Tiltn_Mafks - $28,498
  • 3. jervis333 - $17,383
  • 4. 9 to Five - $13,232
  • 5. madalain - $9,593
  • 6. Stacy99 - $6,781
  • 7. Romeopro33 - $4,962
  • 8. SoFrischSoGut - $3,804
  • 9. charly3005 - $2,811

*Adjusted to reflect deal.

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About Matthew Showell

Matt Showell was born and raised in the fair city of Vancouver, Canada. He now spends the bulk of his time traveling the globe, reporting on the world’s biggest poker tournaments. Matt has lived and breathed poker since the end of high school when he learned the most common variants at home games with his friends. In university he made his living playing low-stakes cash games and multi-table tournaments online while following the professional circuit on television and the Internet and in magazines.

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cap60c 2012-12-11 19:10:00

lol grant he does

Grant 2012-12-11 10:23:18

Taylor Paur looks like a lesbian Vanessa Selbst imo.