Mizrachi cashes but 'sissy' wins

Robert Mizrachi
Robert "brother-of-Grinder" Mizrachi hosts, cashes at FTOPS.

The railbirds - including for some strange reason Las Vegas icon and World Series bracelet winner Bob Stupak - gave him the gears.

They even went so far as to call him a "wimp" and a "sissy," among other less-courteous titles, for folding to a pre-flop raise early on.

But it was all wasted breath and typical railbird bluster as far as "bmqbal" was concerned.

The chip leader heading in to the final table of Event #4 in the Full Tilt Online Poker Series, $500+$35
Pot-Limit Omaha 6-max, bmqbal kept his cool despite the call-outs and in the end got the last laugh, walking away with the win, over $66k and the most desired accessory in all of online poker - his very own Full Tilt gold avatar.

He needed some luck to do it, certainly, picking up some fortuitous draws and opportune cards along the way.

But when it comes down to it, a win is a win, and it's always tough to be the last one standing at the end of a hotly contested MTT peppered with some of the best players in the world.

Here's how it played out, according to the FTOPS V re-cap:

"bmqbal's first victim was the shortest of the short stacks, YoungSupremacy. YoungSupremacy went all in with pocket aces and bmqbal called with jacks. bmqbal picked up a third jack on the flop, winning the hand and adding YoungSupremacy's 314,864 chips to his stack.

"Buckster316 was the next fatality. He went all in holding pocket kings and bmqbal called with ace-jack. The flop gave bmqbal a second jack and the river coughed up an ace for two pair.

"Two hands later, Tutnik pushed in all his chips with 10-7-8-6. bmqbal's hand was only slightly better, but he had two spades to go with the three spades on the board, flushing Tutnik from the tournament.

"bmqbal's biggest competition came from the second-place finisher, serialkaller. Earlier on, serialkaller came within striking distance of bmqbal, but bmqbal won three key hands in a row, taking serialkaller down from over a million chips to 626K.

"bmqbal finally took the rest away when his full house beat serialkaller's set of kings."

With 622 players, Event #4 ended up being a $311,000 guarantee instead of the posted $150,000, upping bmqbal's take to $66,865.

The event's host, Robert Mizrachi, finished 36th for $1,244 - the highest spot an FTOPS V host has hit so far.

Final Results FTOPS V Event #4:

Place Player Prize
1. bmqball $66,865.00
2. serialkaller $43,851.00
3. Tutnik $31,504.30
4. Buckster316 $23,947.00
5. YoungSupremacy $17,105.00
6. D2THEMFI $10,885.00
7. leroidesanimaux $6,842.00
8. monkey68 $6,842.00
9. ninesfull878 $4,976.00

The first million dollar guarantee in the series, a $300+$22 N0-Limit Hold 'em event hosted by Full Tilt pro Clonie Gowen, went off today at 6 p.m. (EDT).

Event #7, $1,000+$60 No-Limit Hold 'em 6-max hosted by Erica Schoenberg, is also a $1 million guarantee and goes off tomorrow, August 13, at 7 p.m. (EDT)

For all the details and a full report on each and every event, visit Full Tilt Poker.

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