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The Sunday Briefing: Three Players Emerge With $400k+ Scores

The Sunday Briefing: Three Players Emerge With $400k+ Scores 0001

FTOPS XVII has come to a close, but not before dishing out millions in prize money. For 12 days, online poker veterans and rookies took to the virtual felt with hopes of capturing FTOPS glory. The Main Event was won by TyboVegas for $423,057.41. Meanwhile, McLean "PureProfitFour" Karr took down the ante from the start two-day six-max event for $417,000.

Over at PokerStars, The Sunday Million was won by Tim "blumenkind53" Ulrich for $160,781.86. Other winners during the day were PokerStars Team Pro David "dwilliams" Williams, Kevin "ImaLuckSac" MacPhee, and JC "PrtyPSux" Alvarado.

FTOPS XVII Main Event (No-Limit Hold’em)
Buy-in: $600 + $40
Prize Pool: $3,000,000
Entrants: 4,805

*1. TyboVegas - $423,057.41
*2. DQnk - $446,942.59
3. flagal43 - $255,000
4. roo7227 - $192,000
5. Ship_the_dollar - $143,850
6. jfiiue4 - $99,000
7. einstein007 - $64,500
8. angrywhale - $45,000
9. Jeremy "JBurleson" Burleson - $31,500

*denotes heads-up deal

Notable Finishes: Andrew "bankrollme87" Touchette (12th - $21,600), Joao Barbosa (27th - $8,100), Danny "THE__D__RY" Ryan (36th - $6,000)

FTOPS XVII Event #29 (No-Limit Hold’em Ante from the Start Two-Day Event Six-Max)
Buy-in: $2,000 + $100
Prize Pool: $2,000,000
Entrants: 994

1. McLean "PureProfitFour" Karr - $417,000
2. IReadYrSoul - $278,000
3. Shawn "buck99" Buchanan - $198,000
4. JaEs SiK - $148,000
5. Kaninschen - $106,000
6. squeezeboxx - $68,000

Notable Finishes: Prahlad "Spirit Rock" Friedman (7th - $42,000), Daniel "All4non" Drescher (8th - $42,000), Ryan "toetagu" Fair (12th - $22,000), Alex "AJKHoosier1" Kamberis (15th - $16,000), David Pham (17th - $13,000), Eric "blizair" Blair (18th - $13,000)

FTOPS XVII Event #32 (No-Limit Hold’em Knockout Six-Max)
Buy-in: $240 + $16
Prize Pool: $1,011,000
Entrants: 5,055

1. DrunkSpirit - $193,121.22
2. BgsaPnaples - $118,287
3. IamTron - $82,093.20
4. mich_alumni - $60,660
5. mminteresting - $44,484
6. Instigator84 - $30,330

Notable Finishes: David Chiu (20th - $4,751.70), Garrett "GBecks" Beckman (21st - $4,751.70)

FTOPS XVII Event #33 (No-Limit Hold’em Rush with Rebuys)
Buy-in: $150 + $13
Prize Pool: $954,450
Entrants: 1,589

*1. Dalbaiyob - $182,798.90
*2. David "Davidp18" Peters - $152,213.05
3. Chris "cdbr3799" Dombrowski - $96,399.45
4. Laurence "whatariver1" Houghton - $76,356
5. colonel decker - $57,267
6. slaskovic - $41,041.35
7. TakeItBack - $26,724.60
8. wheelguy - $19,089
9. meireles23 - $13,362.30

*denotes heads-up deal

Notable Finishes: Ross "zestfulyclean" Myers (12th - $7,969.66), Kevin "-1SickDisease-" Eyster (13th - $5,726.70), Hafiz "hafizzle" Khan (15th - $5,726.70)

PokerStars Sunday Million
Buy-in: $200 + $15
Prize Pool: $1,658,800
Entrants: 8,294

*1. Tim "blumenkind53" Ulrich - $160,781.86
*2. RAZZER777 - $168,720.27
*3. YouHave2outs - $151,081.10
*4. The Pot SWE - $149,101.66
5. D0CKENFL0P - $66,352
6. lolriverdnky - $49,764
7. Charlie Ivey - $33,176
8. legreat00 - $18,246.80
9. bogg - $12,855.70

*denotes four-handed deal

Notable Finishes: Jonathan "FatalError" Aguiar (13th - $6,552.26), Adam "squee451" Sherman (18th - $4,312.88), Jason "jakoon1985" Koon (23rd - $3,649.36), Jordan "Jymaster11" Young (30th - $3,317.60), Andres "lobojiji" Alisievicz (31st - $3,317.60), Michael "bonzo9876" Katz (36th - $3,317.60)

PokerStars Sunday Warm-Up
Buy-in: $200 + $15
Prize Pool: $867,400
Entrants: 4,337

1. Ansgar2000 - $136,079.62
2. hierki - $101,052.10
3. Daniel "bigfr0g" Walter - $71,560.50
4. Bolivar "Ramux" Palacios - $49,008.10
5. kittevajen - $36,864.50
6. Al K. Holick - $28,190.50
7. justpartime6 - $19,516.501
8. Shamus888 - $10,842.50
9. Jeremy "EndlessJ" Menard - $6,939.20

Notable Finishes: Russell "rdcrsn" Carson (14th - $3,903.30)

PokerStars Sunday 500
Buy-in: $500 + $30
Prize Pool: $575,000
Entrants: 1,150

1. Sirocko - $97,750
2. ice320 - $71,875
3. Todd "tbt4653" Terry - $54,567.50
4. Yann "yadio" Dion - $39,100
5. Joshua "pbdrunks" VanDuyn - $28,462.50
6. KaraSmith - $22,712.50
7. Shannon "basebal1b" Shorr - $16,962.50
8. Darryll "df1986" Fish - $11,212.50
9. Simon "ScHnibL0r" Münz - $6,210

Notable Finishes: Cory "UGOTPZD" Carroll (22nd - $2,300), Aaron "AaronBeen" Been (26th - $2,300), Todd "koolkeith13" Lewis (27th - $2,300)

PokerStars Sunday 2nd Chance
Buy-in: $200 + $15
Prize Pool: $325,600
Entrants: 1,628

1. David "dwilliams" Williams - $57,728.88
2. Daniel "deoxyribo" Strelitz - $42,328
3. nadalon - $32,560
4. Karan Radia - $24,420
5. -DrawingDad- - $17,094
6. iowrus - $13,838
7. Stephen "sizzlinbetta" Reynolds - $10,582
8. adametes - $7,326
9. arodss3 - $4,558.40

Notable Finishes: Tyler "brainwash" Cornell (14th - $2,442), Adam "Roothlus" Levy (22nd - $1,107.04), Andre "aakkari" Akkari (23rd - $1,107.04)

PokerStars $109+R NL Hold'em ($300K Guaranteed)
Buy-in: $100 + $9
Prize Pool: $463,200
Entrants: 1,239

1. Kevin "ImaLuckSac" MacPhee - $84,534
2. 1234palleB - $61,559.28
3. CryFreeman6 - $46,320
4. Brad "smerks" Marsh - $34,740
5. caecillus - $24,318
6. Joshua "pbdrunks" VanDuyn - $19,686
7. Brian "brianm15" England - $15,054
8. Scarypooper5 - $10,422
9. xxxALBxxx - $6,484.80

Notable Finishes: Benny "toweliestar" Spindler (10th - $4,632)

PokerStars $215+R NL Hold'em ($150K Guaranteed)
Buy-in: $200 + $15
Prize Pool: $215,200
Entrants: 292

1. JC "PrtyPSux" Alvarado - $44,116
2. Stian "JohnnyBelow" Stabell - $32,280
3. BIack88 - $24,317.60
4. Mark "SHIPP ITT" Herm - $18,292
5. jagsbun - $12,696.80
6. Adam "Roothlus" Levy - $9,684
7. Michael "mossified84" Skomac - $7,532
8. IgorFederal - $5,380
9. Steven "PiKappRaider" Burkholder - $3,766

Notable Finishes: Matthias "goodvibe1" Neu (10th - $3,443.20), Keven "Stammdogg" Stammen (14th - $2,905.20), Mohsin "sms9231" Charania (16th - $2,367.20)

Ultimate Bet $200K GTD
Buy-in: $200 + $15
Prize Pool: $210,600
Entrants: 1,053

*1. MARAHAJA1928 - $38,142.08
*1. Russell "RDCRSN" Carson - $37,000
3. ERIK WRIGHT - $19,059.30
4. ESKOTEIRO - $13,583.70
5. MACHIAVILIAN - $11,477.70
6. Michael "MOSSIFIED84" Skomac - 9,371.70
7. Tyson "MISSOUKAJOE" Marks - $7,265.70
8. Filipp "FILKGB1181" Khavin - $5,159.70
9. MCLEGEND - $3,580.20

*denotes heads-up deal

Notable Finishes: Billy Kopp (11th - $2,211.30)

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