FTOPS XVI begins, Brent Roberts wins $160,000

FTOPS XVI begins, Brent Roberts wins $160,000

Friday, 6 August 2010

The sixteenth incarnation of Full Tilt Poker's flagship tournament series got off to a flying start yesterday as the better part of 5,000 players turned out to smash the $750,000 guarantee on Event #1 to create a prize pool of $918,200.

Brent “Broberts85” Roberts made FTOPS history with this victory. The online tournament pro has made this his fourth FTOPS final table and his second FTOPS gold jersey, putting him to the top of the FTOPS all-time leaderboard.

There have been, according to PokerNews, 321 FTOPS tournaments played out in the past sixteen series. The leader for final tables is John Racener who has made a staggering seven; James Obst is just behind with six final tables and two victories.

The full final table payouts for FTOPS XVI, Event #1, were as follows:

1. Brent "Broberts85" Roberts - $164,357.80

2. Doorbread - $113,856.80

3. Sam "sammy_grinder" Grafton - $81,536.16

4. safadave1 - $60,601.20

5. Francisco "o_Omx" Rios - $44,491.80

6. 2PAIRDUECESUP - $31,218.80

7. LarryDavid23 - $21,118.60

8. bigdrug77 - $14,691.20

9. foldgish - $10,100.20

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