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‘DFish’ Takes Down Full Tilt $1K Monday

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This week’s online poker Full Tilt $1K Monday drew a field of 324 runners, with first place set at $81,000. Those missing out on the final table included Travis “TravestyFund” Rice in 13th ($3,240), Norin22 in 17th ($2,430) and Scott “cool0813” Zakheim in 18th ($2,430). When all was said and done, Darryll “DFish” Fish drowned all the competition, overcoming a more than 3-to-1 chip deficit at the start of the final table to earn the title and the five-figure prize money. As the final table began, the chip counts were as follows:

David “Bussa Buss” Baker – 584,321

losebigpots – 208,608

Darryll “DFish” Fish – 164,307

Ronald “ronaldgrauer” Grauer – 128.396

xerok420 – 118,188

Bryan “Squirrely1” Sapp – 116,367

Steve “StevoL_7” Leonard – 110,503

holdi12 – 100,047

Grayson “The_Dean221” Nichols – 89,223

David “Bussa Buss” Baker entered the final table with the chip lead and he got to work quickly. At the 3,000/6,000/750 level, xerok420 went all in on the button for 54,938 holding {10-Clubs}{8-Diamonds} and Baker isolated from the small blind with {Q-Clubs}{J-Spades}. No help for xerok420 as the board ran out {5-Diamonds}{4-Diamonds}{2-Clubs}{6-Spades}{K-Spades} and Baker’s queen high was the best hand. For his ninth-place finish xerok420 earned $6,480. Baker’s rush continued at the next level when he eliminated Bryan “Squirrely1” Sapp. Down to his last 83,770, Sapp shoved from the small blind with {8-Clubs}{8-Diamonds} and Baker called out of the big blind with {Q-Hearts}{10-Diamonds}. Baker won the coinflip as the board rolled out {K-Spades}{3-Diamonds}{Q-Diamonds}{7-Spades}{K-Clubs} and Sapp was out in eighth place for $8,100.

Steve “StevoL_7” Leonard busted later in the same level after shoving from the small blind for 110,503. Losebigpots looked him up from the big blind with {A-Clubs}{4-Hearts} and held a slight lead over Leonard’s {10-Spades}{7-Spades}. He kept that lead as the board came {7-Diamonds}{A-Hearts}{8-Hearts}{5-Diamonds}{Q-Hearts} and Leonard’s tournament was over in seventh place for $10,530. Ronald “ronaldgrauer” Grauer hit the rail next, at the 5,000/10,000/1,000 level. He made it 23,646 to go from under the gun and losebigpots was the lone caller on the button. The flop came {3-Clubs}{2-Spades}{10-Clubs} as Grauer fired a continuation bet of 35,000, but losebigpots reraised to 180,000. Grauer called all in for 65,000 with {A-Hearts}{10-Hearts} and saw losebigpots table a leading {K-Spades}{K-Clubs}. The turn and river came {5-Hearts} and {J-Diamonds} as Grauer was out in sixth place for $16,200.

Holdi12 went out next at 6,000/12,000/1,500. Darryll “DFish” Fish went all in for 133,057 on the button holding {A-Hearts}{6-Spades} and holdi12 called all in for 40,849 with {10-Clubs}{9-Clubs}. Holdi12’s suited connectors could find no help as the board ran out {7-Spades}{4-Diamonds}{Q-Clubs}{5-Spades}{3-Hearts} giving Fish a straight, and holdi12 bid adieu in fifth place for $22,680. Grayson “The_Dean221” Nichols was felted a few hands later. All in for 168,721 with {A-Clubs}{10-Clubs}, he looked to be in good shape for a double-up against David “Bussa Buss” Baker’s {K-Diamonds}{J-Hearts}. But the community cards came {K-Spades}{4-Clubs}{7-Diamonds}{Q-Spades}{5-Clubs}, pairing Baker's king, and Nichols was out in fourth place for $29,970.

David “Bussa Buss” Baker was eliminated not long afterward, at the 8,000/16,000/2,000 level. He raised to 38,000 on the button only to find Darryll “DFish” Fish reraising all in for 483,237. Baker called and tabled {10-Hearts}{10-Spades}, crushing Fish’s {5-Hearts}{5-Spades}. However, the board ran out {Q-Clubs}{9-Clubs}{5-Diamonds}{7-Clubs}{J-Diamonds} as Fish hit his set to leave Baker with less than a big blind. Baker managed to double up twice before finally bowing out in third place for $33,880. Fish began heads-up play with the chip lead and he took it down on the first hand. A series of preflop raises led to losebigpots putting his tournament life on the line with {8-Hearts}{8-Clubs} against Fish’s {10-Spades}{10-Hearts}. The board rolled out {9-Hearts}{9-Spades}{2-Spades}{5-Spades}{2-Hearts} and it was all over. Finishing in second place was losebigpots for $51,840. Darryll “DFish” Fish is the winner of the Full Tilt $1K Monday was for a payday of $81,000.

Final Results:

1. Darryll “DFish” Fish - $81,000

2. losebigpots - $51,840

3. David “Bussa Buss” Baker - $38,880

4. Grayson “The_Dean221” Nichols - $29,970

5. holdi12 - $22,680

6. Ronald “ronaldgrauer” Grauer - $16,200

7. Steve “StevoL_7” Leonard - $10,530

8. Bryan “Squirrely1” Sapp - $8,100

9. xerok420 - $6,480

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