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Online Poker Recap: Chiappetta Wins Stars Super Tuesday

Online Poker Recap: Chiappetta Wins Stars Super Tuesday 0001

Online poker action remained strong at PokerStars as the Stars Super Tuesday drew 467 entrants with a first-place prize of $89,897.50. Notable finishers included Michael "mman_status" Meredith in 10th place ($6,071), Steve "mcnallyville" McNally in 13th ($5,137), Reraiseallin in 15th ($5,137), Justin "roothlus2" Levy in 16th ($4,203), Geoff "GeoffRas22" Rasmussen in 17th ($4,203), Steve "thorladen" Weinstein in 23rd ($3,035.50), Lex "RaSZi" Veldhuis in 24th ($3,035.50) and Nick "agriffrod" Mitchell in 25th ($3,035.50). The chip counts at the start of the final table were the following:

W Snipes - 309,179

Mike "CHI01" Chiappetta - 275,132

thewh00sel - 219,493

iecavniex - 173,890

rdesch - 121,808

Mumtum23 - 76,520

isuckoutonu - 76,130

BriDge2PaiN - 75,657

Ty "puffinmypurp" Reiman - 73,191

Two levels elapsed before rdesch busted at 4,000/8,000/800. From middle position, rdesch shoved for 51,833 with {7-Clubs}{7-Spades}, but ran into thewh00sel, who waited with {a-Diamonds}{a-Spades} in the big blind. No seven showed and rdesch took $7,939 for ninth. Mumtum23 went out a few hands later when from middle position, W Snipes made it 19,275 to play. Mumtum23 went all in for 35,600 in the big blind with {a-Spades}{5-Clubs} and W Snipes called with {k-Diamonds}{j-Spades}. The board rolled out {8-Clubs}{7-Clubs}{5-Spades}{k-Spades}{7-Spades} and Mumtum23 headed home in eighth place for $10,974.50. The level's last hand saw isuckoutonu eliminated. From early position, thewh00sel opened the pot with a raise to 18,525 and from middle position isuckoutonu shoved for 150,435. Mike "CHI01" Chiappetta re-shoved from the big blind for 204,750 total and thewh00sel got out of the way. Chiappetta tabled {a-Diamonds}{k-Hearts} and was racing against isuckoutonu's {10-Spades}{10-Hearts}. The board ran out {6-Diamonds}{k-Spades}{4-Spades}{7-Spades}{3-Clubs} and isuckoutonu was sent to the rail in seventh place for $15,644.50.

BriDge2PaiN exited at 5,000/10,000/1,000. From the cutoff, BriDge2PaiN shipped it in for 71,314 with {a-Hearts}{5-Diamonds} and found action from Ty "puffinmypurp" Reiman in the big blind with {a-Clubs}{q-Diamonds}. The board came {a-Spades}{k-Diamonds}{3-Diamonds}{k-Spades}{10-Clubs} and BriDge2PaiN was out in sixth place for $20,314.50. Soon after, W Snipes' {a-Spades}{10-Hearts} fell to thewh00sel's {a-Clubs}{k-Hearts}, making him the short stack. One hand later, W Snipes shoved from the button for 59,422 holding {a-Hearts}{3-Spades} and Ty Reiman isolated with {a-Clubs}{10-Hearts}. The board rolled out {k-Clubs}{6-Clubs}{3-Diamonds}{q-Clubs}{j-Diamonds} as Reiman hit Broadway to send W Snipes to the cashier in fifth, for $26,152.

Iecavniex was felted at 6,000/12,000/1,200. From the small blind iecavniex went all in for 58,540 with {k-Hearts}{10-Hearts}, and Mike "CHI01" Chiappetta called from the big blind with {q-Clubs}{2-Hearts}. The board ran out {j-Clubs}{4-Diamonds}{a-Hearts}{2-Diamonds}{7-Diamonds} and iecavniex fell to the pair of deuces in fourth place for $37,360. Ty "puffinmypurp" Reiman departed shortly thereafter. He shoved from the small blind for 142,612 with {8-Clubs}{6-Clubs} and Mike Chiappetta called with {j-Spades}{10-Hearts}. The board came {q-Hearts}{2-Spades}{2-Hearts}{9-Spades}{7-Clubs} and Reiman was sent to the rail in third place for $49,035. The chip counts at the start of heads-up play:

Mike "CHI01" Chiappetta - 997,912

thewh00sel - 403,088

Chiappetta added to his lead before taking the tournament down. On the button, thewh00sel min-raised to 24,000 and Chiappetta re-raised to 60,000. Thewh00sel shoved all in and Chiappetta called. Chiappetta's {a-Hearts}{10-Clubs} was ahead of thewh00sel's {k-Spades}{q-Diamonds} and he maintained the lead when the flop came {10-Diamonds}{6-Clubs}{6-Diamonds}. Things changed drastically when the {q-Hearts} fell on the turn to give thewh00sel the lead, but the {10-Spades} landed on the river and Chiappetta won the tournament with the full house. For finishing in second place thewh00sel earned $66,781. Mike "CHI01" Chiappetta collected $89,897.50 for taking down this week's PokerStars Super Tuesday.

Final Results:

1. Mike "CHI01" Chiappetta -$89,897.50

2. thewh00sel - $66,781

3. Ty "puffinmypurp" Reiman - $49,035

4. iecavniex- $37,360

5. W Snipes - $26,152

6. BriDge2PaiN - $20,314.50

7. isuckoutonu - $15,644.50

8. Mumtum23 - $10,974.50

9. rdesch - $7,939

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