A busy Tuesday night saw big winners at both PokerStars and Full Tilt, highlighting the night's online action. "DidIGetBoned" took down a big payday at Stars, while "I Pay Ur Rent" captured the night's biggest tourney prize at Full Tilt.
PokerStars Super Tuesday
The PokerStars Super Tuesday drew 391 players this week and offered a first-place prize of $78,000. Several big names cashed in the event, including Stian "JohnnyBelow" Stabell in 13th place ($4,800), PeachyMer in 21st place ($2,800), and Thayer "THAY3R" Rasmussen in 29th place ($2,600). The final table was headlined by online stud Alex "AJKHoosier1" Kamberis and Team PokerStars' own Victor Ramdin.
The chip counts at the start were as follows:
gregior - 220,929
DidIGetBoned - 200,913
klslcz - 179,826
Alex "AJKHoosier1" Kamberis - 130,492
Victor Ramdin - 126,720
Jamie "pokerjamers" Armstrong - 121,893
Ryan "ryanbluf" Karp - 102,526
tunnny - 63,422
Jim "BreakRibs" Kilarjian - 53,279
The first to head to the cashier was tunnny. With blinds and antes at 2,000/4,000/400, Jamie "pokerjamers" Armstrong opened to 10,200 from middle position. On his immediate left, tunnny moved all in for 54,522 total with , and Armstrong called showing . The board rolled out and tunnny took home $7,000 for ninth place. The next to bow out was Jim "BreakRibs" Kilarjian. Short-stacked much of the final few tables, Kilarjian played it marvelously, sneaking into the money and making it to the final table. His final hand came when the blinds were 3,000/6,000 with an ante of 600. From the small blind, DidIGetBoned shoved all in, having BreakRibs covered. Kilarjian eventually called for his remaining 69,079 with and was in nice shape against . The flop was a crusher, though, as it came and Kilarjian could not recover, finishing in eighth for $10,000. Ryan "ryanbluf" Karp was the next to collect his winnings. Karp pushed his last 47,939 with but ran into DidIGetBoned's pocket aces and couldn't catch, finishing seventh for $14,000.
As blinds and antes reached the 4,000/8,000/800 level, klslcz exited in sixth. DidIGetBoned opened to 17,400 from the button and klslcz popped it up to 48,000. DidIGetBoned called and the players saw a flop of , leading to klslcz firing out 40,000. DidIGetBoned then raised all in to 105,103 by and klslcz called with , but had run into DidIGetBoned's . The turn and river were of no consequence and klslcz was eliminated shortly after for $18,000. Two hands later spelled the night's end for Victor Ramdin. From the button, Ramdin moved all in for 91,524 with and Jamie "pokerjamers" Armstrong called from the big blind with . The board came out and team PokerStars Pro Victor Ramdin collected $23,000 for his efforts. Howevr, Armstrong was eliminated next. A preflop raising war began with Armstrong making 22,600 to go from the small blind, only to see DidIGetBoned bump it up to 61,400 from the big blind. Armstrong then moved all in for 288,987 total, which DidIGetBoned called behind . Armstrong's needed to hold up for him to stay alive, but the board rolled out . Jamie "pokerjamers" Armstrong took home a $33,600 payday for fourth.
The chip counts to start three-handed play were these:
DidIGetBoned - 759,933
Alex "AJKHoosier1" Kamberis - 266,878
gregior - 173,189
Play would not remain three-handed for long. DidIGetBoned raised from the button to 17,800 and gregior shoved all in from the big blind for 186,789. After a slight pause, DidIGetBoned called and turned over to gregior's . The board rolled out and gregior earned $44,000 for third place.
The heads-up battle began with DidIGetBoned holding 924,122 in chips to Alex "AJKHoosier1" Kamerberis' 275,878. Worth mentioning is that when play was seven-handed, Kamberis doubled up through DidIGetBoned, who was then down to just 22,000 on 3,000/6,000 blinds. A rush of good cards and good luck then propelled DidIGetBoned to the chip lead and eventually to the win. With the blinds and antes up to 5,000/10,000/1,000, Kamberis min-raised to 20,000 and DidIGetBoned moved all in. Kamberis snap-called and was a huge favorite with his against . Amazingly, the board rolled out a straight and gave the hand to DidIGetBoned, coming out . Alex "AJKHoosier1" Kamberis added a runner-up finish and $59,000 to his extraordinary and ever growing resume. Besides winning the Super Tuesday for $78,000, he also finished second in The Nightly Hundred Grand an hour later for $19,683, capping an impressive night of poker.
The final results in the Stars Super Tuesday:
1. DidIGetBoned - $78,000
2. Alex "AJKHoosier1" Kamberis - $59,000
3. gregior - $44,000
4. Jamie "pokerjamers" Armstrong - $33,600
5. Victor Ramdin - $23,000
6. klslcz - $18,000
7. Ryan "ryanbluf" Karp - $14,000
8. Jim "BreakRibs" Kilarjian - $10,000
9. tunnny - $7,000
Full Tilt Tuesday $1,050
In a fast-paced finale to Tuesday's high-buyin event, "I Pay Ur Rent" captured the honors and the $87,500 first-place payday in Tuesday's biggest tourney at Full Tilt. Here's how the eliminations at the final table played out:
Ninth place was decided about 15 minutes into the final table, when ThePh0neBo0th moved all in from the small blind with for 58,000, with blinds of 2,000/4,000 and a 500 ante. Joe Cada insta-called with from the big blind. The flop came down , the turn was the giving Joe the nut flush. The river was the . Joe Cada collected 120,500 and ThePh0neBo0th was eliminated. Eighth went to USCphildo, who, after ChrisChun moved all in for 99,000 from the small blind, called all in for the last of his short stack. ChrisChun showed to USCphildo's . The flop came , not helping USCphildo. The turn was the and the river blanked with the , eliminating USCphildo.
Later, Hixx moved all in from the small blind for about 250,000. The short stack Joe Cada called his remaining 6,000 with . Hixx held , and the aces held easily. Hixx picked off aggrifrod as well, when agriffrod moved in for 52,558 from middle position. Hixx snap-called and revealed to aggrifrod's . The community cards were , with the pocket eights holding and agriffrod departing.
ChrisChun's fifth-place run ended when he moved all in from the big blind for 105,989, with the blinds up to 4,000/8,000 with an 800 ante. jordankickz moved all in over the top for for 187,442. ChrisChun revealed , and jordankickz showed . The flop came , which brought him top two. The turn and river blanked, ending ChrisChun's event. The next hand brought another knockout. Avril Sharapova shoved for 78,339 from the small blind with . jordankickz called and had Avril dominated, showing . The A-K held and jordankickz collected the 168,778 pot.
Blinds were up to 5,000/10,000 with a 1,000 ante when Hixx moved all in from the small blind for 102,366. jordankickz called the 92,366. Hixx showed to jordankickz's . The flop was Ks3h9h, giving jordankickz a set. The turn and river blanked, and Hixx headed off in third.
The end came when jordankickz raised to 24,000, and I Pay Ur Rent called for 12,000 more. The flop came . jordankickz bet 26,500, and I Pay Ur Rent moved all in for 695,246. jordankickz called all in for his last 277,253. jordankickz showed for the open-ended draw while I Pay Ur Rent had , which stayed in front as the turn brought the and the river the , giving I Pay Ur Rent the title.
1. I Pay Ur Rent - $87,500
2. jordankickz - $56,000
3. Hixx - $42,000
4. Avril Sharapova - $32,375
5. ChrisChun - $24,500
6. agriffrod- $17,500
7. Joe Cada - $11,375
8. USCphildo- $8,750
9. ThePh0neBo0th- $7,000
Other notables: Stian "JohnnyBelow" Stable (26th, $1,925), Ben "Broberts85" Roberts (30th, $1,575), Allen Cunningham (31st, $1,575)