Tuesday, 11 November 2008
For once, the PokerStars Sunday Million wasn’t the major tournament of the week.
You’ve got to feel sorry for METZMAGNY, who took it down for a total of $147k after a four-way deal which included these tough negotiations:jiacstrap: i want 200kMETZMAGNY: i want 150 KMETZMAGNY: lolMETZMAGNY: and a twixWhile we all adore and envy our Sunday Million champion, the eyes of the poker world were on Full Tilt as FTOPS X got underway earlier this week. Notoriously loudmouthed pro Mike Matusow started off the series with a $1,000,000 Guaranteed No-Limit Hold 'em 6-max event which eclipsed the hefty guarantee by nearly $25,000. This was won by davin77 who took down the first-place prize of nearly $200,000.Sigi Stockinger hosted the second event, a Pot-Limit Omaha Knockout with a $256 buy-in and a $200,000 guarantee. Full Tilt pro Chip Jett cashed, making it two for two in FTOPS X after his cash in Event #1. The $51k first prize was won by TeamShizz.CardRunners co-founder Andrew Wiggins hosted Event #3 which was a $535 No-Limit Hold 'em Triple Shootout. The lucky winner was mrvogt who found himself $76k richer after the event.Aaron Bartley matched Chip Jett’s two cashes in Event #3 but eclipsed Jett with an impressive third-place finish in the $600,000 Guaranteed No Limit Hold 'em event with One Rebuy and One Add-on. He won $64,500 for this deep run in the event won by GrampaJeff for $138,000. On the same day Limit Hold ‘em expert Matt Hawrilenko hosted a $216 Limit Hold ‘em 6-max event taken down by tommy2tyme who won nearly $40,000.On Saturday Brian ‘Stinger’ Hastings narrowly missed Scott Fischman’s PLO final table – the event was won by Broberts85 who received $75,250.Last night bigdogpckt5s won his share of a $1.6m prize pool in the $322 super-stacked No-Limit Hold ‘em event, taking home $277k; whatariver1 received first place in the 6-max knockout event. Tonight, Roland de Wolfe hosts mixed Limit/No Limit Hold ‘em with a $300 buy-in.
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