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Online Poker Roundup: 'MFen1152', 'judgedredd13' Capture Early-week Majors

Online Poker Roundup: 'MFen1152', 'judgedredd13' Capture Early-week Majors 0001

Hundreds of entrants showed up for the big-money tournaments on Full Tilt and PokerStars on Monday and Tuesday, continuing the New Year's trend of busy <a href=>online poker</a> action. "MFen1152" and "judgedredd13" walked away with the deepest prizes. Here's how the final tables unfolded:

PokerStars Super Tuesday

The PokerStars Super Tuesday drew 324 contestants to the virtual felt, with $71,750 awaiting the winner. Among those falling just shy of the final table were Shawn "Buck21" Buchanan in 12th place ($5,600), Taylor "ElMastermind" McFarland in 13th ($4,725) and Phil "USCphildo" Collins in 15th ($4,725). The chip counts to start the final table were as follows:

judgedredd13 - 258,179

Jonathan "MONSTER_DONG" Karamalikis – 193,152

bearsfan775 - 127,902

bdybldngpkr - 97,061

Jason "JasonGray" Gray - 94,412

nordeste - 93,484

trainwrecks – 56,679

Bruno "Bruno GT" Gonzalez Terra – 27,940

Malta22 - 23,191

The first to bust from the final table was Malta22 at the 2,000/4,000/400 level, sparking a flurry of eliminations. From middle position, Malta22 shoved for 21,591 with {8-Diamonds}{8-Spades}, but ran into bearsfan775's {9-Diamonds}{9-Spades}. The board rolled out {7-Clubs}{j-Clubs}{10-Spades}{8-Hearts}{5-Diamonds} to make bearsfan775's straight and Malta22 was out in ninth place for $6,125. In the following hand, bdybldngpkr opened to 9,500 from early position and trainwrecks shoved for 60,279 from the button, holding {q-Hearts}{q-Clubs}. A snap-call from bdybldngpkr revealed {k-Diamonds}{k-Hearts} and when the board came {4-Diamonds}{10-Spades}{9-Hearts}{10-Clubs}{2-Clubs}, trainwrecks was sent home in eighth place for $8,750. Bruno "Bruno GT" Gonzalez Terra was felted shortly thereafter when his {j-Hearts}{j-Diamonds} failed to hold against judgedredd13's {a-Clubs}{q-Spades}. The board came {7-Clubs}{q-Clubs}{6-Hearts}{8-Diamonds}{4-Spades} and Gonzalez Terra was headed to the cashier in seventh for $12,250.

Jason Gray was the next casualty at this level, when he shoved from the button for 67,212 with {5-Hearts}{5-Clubs} and got action from judgedredd13 in the small blind, who showed {k-Diamonds}{q-Spades}. A queen on the flop put judgedredd13 ahead and Gray would not recover, finishing in sixth place for $15,750. Jonathan "MONSTER_DONG" Karamalikis was knocked out next by chip leader judgedredd13. Under the gun, judgedredd13 opened to 12,000 and Karamalikis called on the button. The flop came {a-Spades}{7-Clubs}{2-Diamonds} and judgedredd13 led out for 12,000, which Karamalikis raised to 32,000. Judgedredd13 responded by making it 76,000 and Karamalikis called. The {4-Clubs} fell on the turn and judgedredd13 shoved with the big stack. Karamalikis called all in for 107,198, but saw his {a-Clubs}{q-Hearts} trailing judgredredd13's {a-Hearts}{k-Spades}. The river came the {9-Clubs} and Jonathan "MONSTER_DONG" Karamalikis was out in fifth place for $20,650. The sixth and final casualty of the level was nordeste. Bearsfan775 raised to 12,000 on the button and nordeste shoved from the small blind for 87,338 with {k-Clubs}{j-Clubs}. Bearsfan775 called with {6-Spades}{6-Clubs} and despite flopping a set, the hand was still up for grabs as the flop came {a-Clubs}{6-Diamonds}{10-Clubs}. The turn and river came blanks for nordeste in the form of the {7-Diamonds} and {5-Diamonds}. Fourth place paid nordeste $29,750.

At 3,000/6,000/600 bdybldngpkr finished in third place. From the small blind judgedredd13 made it 18,000 to play and bdybldngpkr raised all in for 101,265. A quick call from judgredredd13 revealed {a-Diamonds}{5-Diamonds} to bdybldngpkr's {k-Hearts}{10-Clubs}. The board ran out {j-Spades}{2-Hearts}{4-Clubs}{9-Spades}{8-Spades} and bdybldngpkr was sent off with $39,550. These were the chip counts to start heads-up play:

judgedredd13 - 856,396

bearsfan775 – 115,604

The match came to an end late in the level. Judgedredd13 attempted to limp in, but bearsfan775 raised to 28,000, which judgredredd13 then called. The flop came {3-Spades}{k-Clubs}{9-Diamonds} and bearsfan775 shoved, but he was snap-called by judgedredd13, who showed {9-Spades}{6-Clubs} for middle pair to bearsfan775's {a-Clubs}{10-Clubs}. The {2-Hearts} turn and {2-Clubs} river bricked for bearsfan775, who finished as runner-up, earning $52,500. Judgedredd13 took down the PokerStars Super Tuesday for $71,500.

Final Results:

1. judgedredd13 - $71,750

2. bearsfan775 - $52,500

3. bdybldngpkr - $39,550

4. nordeste - $29,750

5. Jonathan "MONSTER_DONG" Karamalikis - $20,650

6. Jason "JasonGray" Gray - $15,750

7. Bruno "Bruno GT" Gonzalez Terra - $12,250

8. trainwrecks - $8,750

9. Malta22 - $6,125

Full Tilt $1K Monday

The Full Tilt $1K Monday drew a field of 320 with first place awarding $80,000. Notable finishes included Daryl "fkscreennames" Jace in 11th place ($4,000) and Randall "TwinMSU" Brooks in 21st ($1,760).

Eliminated first from the final table was Patrick "PMJackson21" Jackson at te 4,000/8,000/1,000 level. Jose "papadelpoker" de la Guardia limped from the cutoff and Jackson checked in the big blind, leading to a {3-Hearts}{10-Clubs}{3-Spades} flop. Jackson shoved for roughly 33,000 and de la Guardia quickly called with {a-Clubs}{a-Diamonds}. Jackson held {a-Hearts}{8-Clubs} and was drawing nearly dead. The turn and river didn't help Jackson, who finished in ninth for $6,400. Later in the level, Oddveig made a stand with {k-Clubs}{6-Diamonds} but ran into domino20's {k-Diamonds}{k-Hearts}. The case king fell on the flop and Oddveig was done in eighth place for $8,000. Those chips were short-lived for domino20, however, who was the next one out at 5,000/10,000/1,000. Under the gun, domino20 shoved for 112,947 with {a-Hearts}{j-Clubs} and Tulsa Tony called from the big blind with a dominating {a-Spades}{q-Spades}. The board ran out {k-Spades}{3-Diamonds}{5-Hearts}{5-Spades}{q-Clubs} and domino20 collected seventh-place money of $10,400.

At 6,000/12,000/1,500, Eduts departed. With action folded around to the small blind, Eduts moved in for 162,481 and Jose "papadelpoker" de la Guardia called from the big blind with {k-Diamonds}{j-Diamonds}, having Eduts' {q-Hearts}{j-Spades} in trouble. The board rolled out {2-Spades}{3-Diamonds}{j-Hearts}{a-Hearts}{8-Hearts} and Eduts was out in sixth place for $16,000. Big_Cat5847 was sent to the rail shortly thereafter. From the cutoff, Big_Cat5847 shoved for 144,442 with {10-Diamonds}{10-Spades} and it was off to the races when Jose de la Guardia called from the big blind with {a-Clubs}{j-Hearts}. An ace on the flop put de la Guardia ahead for good and Big_Cat5847 collected $22,400 for fifth. Doug "dgang" Ganger finished in fourth place when his shove from the cutoff for 125,398 with {k-Hearts}{q-Clubs} was called by MFen1152 in the small blind with {a-Clubs}{6-Diamonds}. The board ran out {6-Clubs}{10-Spades}{4-Clubs}{6-Spades}{10-Diamonds} and Ganger exited in fourth place for $29,600.

The final two eliminations occurred at 12,000/24,000/3,000. Jose "papadelpoker" de la Guardia fell in third place when he shoved from the small blind for 292,280 with {a-Diamonds}{5-Clubs} and was called by Tulsa Tony in the big blind with {k-Diamonds}{9-Clubs}. The flop delivered a nine and paired Tulsa Tony while de la Guardia could not catch an ace, exiting with $38,400. The heads-up battle ended later in the level after a flop of {9-Diamonds}{10-Diamonds}{9-Spades}. Tulsa Tony got it in ahead, holding {3-Hearts}{3-Diamonds} against MFen1152's {a-Spades}{j-Clubs}, but the {10-Hearts} turn and {a-Hearts} river sent the chips MFen1152's way. Tulsa Tony finished in second place for $51,200, while MFen1152 collected $80,000 for winning the Full Tilt $1K Monday.

Final Results:

1. MFen1152 - $80,000

2. Tulsa Tony - $51,200

3. Jose "papadelpoker" de la Guardia - $38,400

4. Doug "dgang" Ganger - $29,600

5. Big_Cat5847 - $22,400

6. Eduts - $16,000

7. domino20 - $10,400

8. Oddveig - $8,000

9. Patrick "PMJackson21" Jackson - $6,400

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