FTOPS Series Sees Tournament Winners Earn $179,000

FTOPS Series Sees Tournament Winners Earn $179,000

Monday, 17 November 2008

The Full Tilt Poker FTOPS tournament series is wheeling through its tenth edition, with even more success from one of the biggest names in online poker.

DuckU, better known outside of poker circles as Greg Hobson, took down FTOPS Event #23, a $500+$30 No-Limit Hold ‘em Heads-Up tournament for $87,000 last night. In addition to this victory Hobson has placed third in the World Championship of Online Poker $530 6-max rebuy event for $119,000. In the live arena he has cashed in the World Series of Poker 2007 Main Event.

In the second event played last night, the $109 Pot-Limit Omaha with rebuys, kutuz_off beat a field of 962 to net $92,000. The New York City native is an actuary outside of poker but this win coupled with previous final tables in tournaments such as second in the Full Tilt $750k Guaranteed or a victory in the PokerStars Sunday Second Chance means he might giving up the insurance premiums game soon.

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