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  • Full Tilt Weekend Tournaments Do Well Despite WSOOP

    Monday, September 14th, 2009 by t2admin

PokerStars World Series of Online Poker has taken over poker player’s world this past week as players are competing in the many tournaments the series has to offer. Each day several tournaments take place and this past weekend was no exception. Although the top poker room was running several tournaments, Full Tilt Poker still had a good turnout for their weekend tournaments, so much so, they even saw a slight increase in prize pools.

The Sunday Brawl saw 2,413 players posting the $240 plus 16 buy-in which created a prize pool of $482,600 with 234 players earning a pay day. The top spot would go to online player Tannina80 after he took down online player albari in heads up play.

Final Results:
Tannina80 – $98,426
albari – $63,703
Thorres156 – $47,295
america_lol – $35,712
Yoghii – $25,095
Yettiman – $16,408
Roothlus – $11,100
MIsTeRLiQUoR – $7,722
Bulat010 – $5,791

The $750K guaranteed tournament would see even more players competing as 3,860 players posted the $200 plus 16 buy-in. this No Limit Hold’em tournament saw an increase in the prize pool by $22,000 which created a total prize pool of $772,000. Five hundred and twenty two spots were paid and first place would walk away with $136,683.
Philbort and emitzon would begin heads up play after all other players were eliminated from final table play. It would not be long before both players were all in and emitzon would have the advantage. When the river and turn were flipped, the cards were in emitzon’s favor and the game would be over for philbort.

Final results:
emitzon – $136,683
philbort – $82,604
njw11 – $54,040
MacroPiemonte – $42,614
mce86 – $31,961
petian – $23,700
Colonel Mustard – $17,756
tha_burgh – $13,896
shiiipitobv – $10,345

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