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Online Poker Weekend: A Wild and 'Willy' Finish in Full Tilt $1 Million Guarantee

Online Poker Weekend: A Wild and 'Willy' Finish in Full Tilt $1 Million Guarantee 0001

Full Tilt Poker held its once-a-month $500+$35 version of its marquee Sunday tournament that attracted 2,239 players and created a total prize pool of $1,119,500. For those unable to pony up the money for a major online event elsewhere, this proved to a great alternative. Notable finishes included Cyndy Violette in 25th place ($4,366.05), Amanda Baker in 53rd place ($2,239), and omalos in 78th place ($1,791.20). Chip counts at the start of the final table were as follows:

All Golfer - 1,894,858

spazsoldier - 1,839,205

fyrtuk - 853,224

bobeads - 843,462

LIAMWAIN - 811,018

OneEyedWilly_1 - 566,720

Pjer - 438,680

DMill90 - 348,361

JOHNCL - 334,992

The first bustout hand of thee final table brought two eliminations. Fyrtuk, with {a-Diamonds}{k-Diamonds}, and LIAMWAIN with {a-Hearts}{j-Diamonds}, were both all in for their tournament lives against DMill90's {a-Spades}{a-Clubs}. The board ran out {4-Spades}{7-Spades}{5-Clubs}{9-Clubs}{3-Hearts} and DMill90 won the big hand worth 2.5 million. LIAMWAIN earned $15,673 for ninth place while fyrtuk took home $20,598.80 for eighth. Next, Pjer finished the tournament in seventh place after OneEyedWilly_1 open-raised and Pjer moved all in for 239,640. From the small blind, bobeads then reraised all in to 718,692. OneEyedWilly_1 let it go and bobeads showed {a-Spades}{k-Spades}, crushing Pjer's {a-Hearts}{10-Hearts}. The flop came down {a-Diamonds}{8-Hearts}{4-Hearts} and gave Pjer a flush draw, but it never materialized as the turn and river came {j-Spades} and {q-Spades}. Pjer earned $26,308.25 for the seventh-place showing.

Sixth place was determined after JOHNCL moved all in from late position and spazsoldier called from the big blind. It was {k-Clubs}{q-Spades} for JOHNCL but spazsoldier had him drawing thin, showing {a-Hearts}{q-Hearts}. The board ran out {j-Hearts}{2-Spades}{2-Diamonds}{5-Spades}{4-Hearts} and JOHNCL exited with $35,824 for sixth. Bobeads was the next to go when after committing in a raising war against All Golfer. Bobeads decided to call all-in with {k-Clubs}{7-Clubs} but was behind All Golfer's {a-Spades}{a-Diamonds}. The board ran out {8-Hearts}{8-Clubs}{3-Diamonds}{q-Clubs}{6-Diamonds} as bobeads just missed hitting a flush, finishing in fifth place for $49,817.75.

DMill90 was eliminated next after moving all in with pocket fours that ran into All Golfer's pocket jacks. A flopped set gave the hand to All Golfer and earned Dmill90 $65,826.60 for fourth place. Another three-way, all-in hand put two players at risk and almost ended the tournament. All Golfer had the table covered with {4-Spades}{4-Hearts} and looked to dodge overcards against OneEyedWilly_1's {a-Diamonds}{8-Spades} and spazsoldier's {a-Clubs}{k-Diamonds}. The board only improved OneEyedWilly_1's hand as it came out {3-Clubs}{7-Hearts}{8-Hearts}{2-Spades}{q-Diamonds}. Spazsoldier collected $82,507.15 for third place.

The heads-up battle between OneEyedWilly_1 and All Golfer ended after both held two pair on a K-7-5-10 board. OneEyedWilly_1's K-7 bested All Golfer's 6-5 and the river sent All Golfer to the proverbial 19th hole, where he could commisserate with $126,055.70 in runner-up money. OneEyedWilly_1's win was worth $205,372.28. The final results:

1. OneEyedWilly_1 - $205,372.28

2. All Golfer - $126,055.70

3. spazsoldier - $82,507.15

4. DMill90 - $65,826.60

5. bobeads - $49,817.75

6. JOHNCL - $35,824

7. Pjer - $26,308.25

8. fyrtuk - $20,598.80

9. LIAMWAIN - $15,673

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