Online Poker Roundup: 'jman5j23', Faraz Jaka Notch Major Wins
Full Tilt Monday $1,000
The Full Tilt Monday $1,000 attracted 383 participants, each of whom had hopes of capturing the top prize of $95,750. Notable finishers outside the final table included Alex "AJKHoosier1" Kamberis in 10th place ($4,788), Randers in 17th ($2,873) and PeachyMer in 23rd place ($2,107) The chip counts to start the final table were as follows:
Jonathan "driverseati" Tamayo - 319,463
jampiriki - 253,353
canofcorn22 - 141,084
Demonfrost - 105,521
jman5j23 - 103,715
DragonDrake - 92,339
olivsen - 59,956
Sploder - 42,928
Greg "DuckU" Hobson - 30,641
Eliminated first was Sploder at 1,400/2,800/350. From the button, Sploder moved all in for 36,278 with and was called by DragonDrake in the small blind with . When the board ran out , Sploder was out in ninth for $7,660. Shortly into the 1,700/3,400/400 round of play, olivsen had bad timing with , running into jman5j23's . The board came and olivsen was busted in eighth place for $9,575. Out next was Greg "DuckgU" Hobson at 2,000/40,000/500. He got it all in with against Jonathan "driverseati" Tamayo's . The board came and Hobson was out in seventh for $12,447.50.
The 2,500/5,000/600 level's lone casualty was DragonDrake, after he shoved from the button for 53,767 with and found action from Demonfrost holding . A queen came on the flop and it was enough to send DragonDrake home in sixth for $19,150. The next elimination occurred at 5,000/10,000/1,000. Canofcorn22 opened to 22,000 under the gun and jampiriki shoved from the button for 132,287 with , but ran into canofcorn22's . The board came and it was all over for jampiriki, who finished fifth for $26,810.
Canofcorn22 was low on chips after losing a critical coin flip to jman5j23 and was eliminated the next hand. Jonathan Tamayo's topped canofcorn22's when the board rolled out -3. Fourth place paid canofcorn22 $35,427.50. At 8,000/16,000/2,000, Jonathan "driverseati" Tomayo gave way in third place. He was all in with for 290,316 after reraising jman5j23, who eventually called with . Tomayo found no help as the board came , and was out in third for $45,960.
Heads-up play lasted for a while, but at 12,000/24,000/3,000 jman5j23 notched the victory. Demonfrost moved all in for 273,560 with and jman5j23 called with . The board came and it was over. Demonfrost finished as the runner-up for $61,280, as Jman5j23 emerged victorious for the $95,750 payday.
1. jman5j23 - $95,750
2. Demonfrost - $61,280
3. Jonathan "driverseati" Tomayo- $45,960
4. canofcorn22 - $35,427.50
5. jampiriki- $26,810
6. DragonDrake - $19,150
7. Greg "DuckU" Hobson - $12,447.50
8. olivsen - $9,575
9. Sploder - $7,660
PokerStars Super Tuesday
The PokerStars Super Tuesday drew a crowd of 384 players, vying for a winner's prize of $78,000. Among the best finishes falling short of the final table were TiltHappens in 12th place ($5,600), Jonathan "driverseati" Tamayo in 14th ($4,800) and Adam "Roothlus" Levy in 17th ($4,000). The chip counts at the start of the final table were as follows:
0120 - 229,857
Scott "dorinvandy" Dorin - 177,317
Michnak - 170,208
Faraz "The-Toilet 0" Jaka - 159,509
Greg "DuckU" Hobson - 132,213
Justin "WPThero" Rollo - 110,812
nateypgate - 106,254
backmanslivs - 35,576
ADZ124 - 30,254
At 1,000/2,000/200, backmanslivs busted. From the cutoff, backmanslivs shoved for 31,576 with and was called by Scott "dorinvandy" Dorin in the small blind with . A ten came on the flop and it was enough to send backmanslivs home in ninth for $7,000. In the following level, 1,250/2,500/250, nateypgate was sent to the rail. Nateypgate raised to 6,800 from the cutoff and Dorin called on the button. The flop came and nateypgate led out for 9,200. Dorin shoved all in with the bigger stack holding and nateypgate called all in with , which was ahead. However the turn and river came and , and nateypgate was out in eighth place for $10,000.
It took quite a while for the next player to fall, but on the last hand of 2,000/4,000/400 both Justin "WPThero" Rollo and Scott "dorinvandy" Dorin were felted. Faraz "The-Toilet 0" Jaka opened to 12,000 and Scott Dorin moved all in for 138,366. On the button, Justin Rollo then reraised all in for 146,631 total. Jaka insta-called, tabling , having Dorin's and Rollo's on the ropes. The board ran out and Jaka won the huge hand. Dorin finished in seventh for $14,000 and Rollo in sixth for $18,000. At 3,000/6,000/600, 0120 was on the short stack and moved all in from the small blind for 61,549 with , and was called by Michnak in the big blind with . The board came and 0120's tourney was over in fifth place for $23,000.
Greg "DuckU" Hobson's impressive recent run does not appear to be ending anytime soon. After a victory in the FTOPS X series and a final table one night earlier in the Fill Tilt $1,000, he finished fourth here. His final chips were in the middle when he held against Faraz Jaka's . The board came to end Hobson's run. Hobson earned $33,600 for his effort. ADZ124 worked his short stack all the way up to third place. The blinds and antes were 5,000/10,000/1,000 when he exited; in the small blind, chip-leader Faraz Jaka shoved and ADZ124 called all-in for 60,528 with and had Jaka's dominated. The board ran out as Jaka hit his deuce, sending ADZ124 to the rail in third for $44,000.
The chip counts at the start of heads-up play were these:
Faraz "The-Toilet 0" Jaka - 690,270
Michnak - 461,730
The match came to an end at 7,500/15,000/1,500. Jaka had built up a nearly 10-to-1 chip lead and moved all in from the button with . Michnak called with and when the board came it was all over. Michnak finished in second place for $59,000 as Faraz "The-Toilet 0" Jaka took down the Super Tuesday for a prize of $78,000.
1. Faraz "The-Toilet 0" Jaka -$78,000
2. Michnak - $59,000
3. ADZ124 - $44,000
4. Greg "DuckU" Hobson - $33,600
5. 0120 - $23,000
6. Justin WPThero" Rollo - $18,000
7. Scott "dorinvandy" Dorin - $14,000
8. nateypgate - $10,000
9. backmanslivs - $7,000