The 14th installment of FullTilt’s Online Poker Series has come to an end. FTOPS XIV went down swinging late last night, as the Main Event concluded at 9:11 AM EST Monday morning. Over 5,000 players ponied up the $535 entry fee, creating a massive $2,735,500 prize pool.
The tournament was hosted by FullTilt’s newest professional, Tom “durrrr” Dwan. For those living under a rock the past few years, Dwan is a high-stakes cash game professional who competes against the likes of Phil Ivey, Patrik Antonius, and Doyle Brunson on a daily basis. Durrrr came into the national spotlight when he created the “Durrrr Challenge”, a 50,000-hand heads-up battle with a $1,500,000 side bet. The first to take him up was Antonius, and the two have completed nearly half the necessary hands, with Dwan taking a nice lead. Dwan has also been featured on GSN’s High Stakes Poker TV show, where he battled with Barry Greenstein in playing two of the biggest pots ever recorded on television. Although he is known more for his cash game prowess, Dwan did final table the WPT Championship, taking home 4th place and over $320,000.
Joining Dwan was a strong field, including nearly 70 FullTilt Sponsored Professionals. Amongst the “pros” were former WSOP Main Event Huck Seed, multiple WSOP bracelet-holder Greg “FBT” Mueller, Isaac “Menlo” Baaron, and five-time WSOP bracelet-holder Allen Cunningham. Only five professionals made the money, with Dave Colclough’s 250th place finish being the best of the bunch. Ivy-league educated Brandon Adams finished in 356th place while rapping Jeff Madsen also made a small cash.
A bit of air was let out of the final table’s tires when the last three players decided to chop the remaining prize pool. Third place finisher Adam Junglen is no stranger to success in big poker tournaments. Heading into this final table he already had more than $500,000 in both live and online cashes, including a 6th place finish at EPT Barcelona for over $257,000 and a win in the Sunday Million back in 2007.
Congratulations goes to all 720 players who made the money in the FTOPS Main Event!
FullTilt FTOPS Main Event $2.5M Guaranteed
5,471 Entrants; $2,735,500 prize pool
1. zhivago2 $418,839.16
2. ItsTime2Win $316,554.40
3. Adam Junglen $290,418.94
4. dfunks222 $175,072
5. kinheim $131,167.23
6. bankrollme87 $90,271.50
7. nuts7878 $58,813.25
8. Valuechecking $41,032.50
9. Dr Fill Good $28,722.75