FTOPS Events #8 and #9 Report, and a Quick Glance at the Sunday Million

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Full Tilt FTOPS VII Report Sunday 2/10 & Monday 2/11, 2008


Sunday was a big day for Full Tilt, as two big FTOPS tournaments got underway. These events replaced the normal Sunday $750k guarantee event, and made for some exciting action.

FTOPS VII - Event #8: $129 No Limit Hold'em Short Handed Knockout

Sunday the action kicked off in the $129 No Limit Hold'em Short Handed Knockout event. This unique event rewards players for knocking competitors out of the tournament. With each knockout, a player receives $20.

The event was so popular that the registration cap was reached; 6000 players hd paid the $129 entry-fee, creating a prize pool of $600,000. Sleepy_Hippo took down the championship after nearly 11 hours of play.

Final Table Payouts:

1.) Sleepy_Hippo - $114,612
2.) neil003 - $70,200
3.) checkdisouttt - $48,720
4.) OnlyPlayRagz - $36,000
5.) th_IN_kB4Urail - $26,400
6.) hurikane3 - $18,000


FTOPS VII - Event #9: $322 No Limit Hold'em

Host for this event, Erick Lindgren, came into the tournament knowing he would need to beat 5,636 players if he hoped to win this championship. That is exactly what he did. Lindgren put on an impressive performance, taking the chip lead with 14 players left, and dominating the final table. With this win, Lindgren won $291,748.57 of the $1,691,100 prize pool.

Final Table Payouts:

1.) Erick Lindgren - $291,748.57
2.) Kochan - $176,719.95
3.) No Woman No Cry - $113,641.92
4.) ryhenicee - $88,782.75
5.) Renatex01 - $66,798.45
6.) darrenelias - $49,887.45
7.) madmax79 - $38,895.30
8.) gettin deep - $29,594.25
9.) augie00 - $21,984.30

PokerStars Sunday Million

Despite all the action at Full Tilt, PokerStars had another impressive turnout for the weekly Sunday Million. A total of 7786 players put up $216, creating a prize pool of almost $1.6 million. After a deal was made three-handed, tomgus56 maintained his chip leader and took down the prestigious title.

Final Table Payouts:

1.) tomgus456 - $189,487.25
2.) haxxories - $115,654.19
3.) 4JesseJames4 - $102,844.96
4.) mbouh - $62,288.00
5.) SitAndStack - $46,716.00
6.) Wibez - $34,258.40
7.) UNLEASHED66 - $24,136.60
8.) david_a - $14,014.80
9.) scoots_mc - $9,187.48