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The Sunday Briefing: Grayson "The_Dean221" Nichols Defeats 15,000+ for MiniFTOPS Main Event Title

The Sunday Briefing: Grayson "The_Dean221" Nichols Defeats 15,000+ for MiniFTOPS Main Event... 0001

Not only did the conclusion of Full Tilt Poker's MiniFTOPS XVII offer tournaments with huge prizes, Full Tilt also ran a $1 Million Guarantee with a $600 buy-in on Sunday. As a result, seven players emerged with six-figure scores. The biggest went to Kyle "KJulius10" Julius. Even though he did not win the $1 Million Guarantee, a four-handed deal awarded him a $163,222.52 pay day. Notching the victory was justgobroke for just over $150,000. The MiniFTOPS Main Event lured a massive field of 15,527 and emerging at the top was online poker stud Grayson "The_Dean221" Nichols, winning $152,086.69 for his efforts.

Full Tilt $1 Million Guarantee

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$600+$402,082$1,249,200
PlacePlayerPrize
*1justgobroke$150,130.72
*2Kyle "KJulius10" Julius$163,222.53
*3dwf1029$100,000
*4BustedWadz$123,802.75
5Dave "doubledave22" D'Alesandro$56,214
6LangnerBR$40,224.24
7Civelus$29,356.20
8jcmoussasux$23,110.20
9Jorn "jornx" Walthaus$17,488.80

*denotes four-handed deal

Notable Finishes: Vanessa "PrincessDonk" Peng (12th - $12,492), Stuart Paterson (13th - $9,369), James "P0KERPR0" Campbell (16th - $6,745,68), Steven "SteveyMoney" Merrifield (18th - $6,745.68)

Full Tilt MinFTOPS Event #29 - $200 No-Limit Hold'em Six-Max (Two-Day)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+$162,997$600,000
PlacePlayerPrize
1noliesjustlove$118,152
2i1TheTerribl$74,250
3Andrew "aheggem" Heggem$51,120
4sh2007$39,000
5KingGorn$27,600
6alboutgrlz$18,600

Notable Finishes: Tim "BegsClutch" Begley (22nd - $2,850), Aditya "Intervention" Agarwal (31st - $1,830)

Full Tilt Sunday Brawl

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$240+$162,637$527,400
PlacePlayerPrize
*1dmon188$99,963.45
*2diamondnuts$76,188.15
3Seth “grtwhitehoop” Fischer$51,157.80
4theDING$38,500.20
5metfan4590$26,897.40
6ShuMoney Tonite$17,931.60
7Panda3000$12,130.20
8little chief17$8,438.40
9Stokes003$6,328.80

*denotes heads-up deal

Notable Finishes: Adam "Roothlus" Levy (10th - $3,955.50), Matt "NoBadBeatsPlz" Kay (15th - $2,637)

Full Tilt Sunday Mulligan

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+$161,337$267,400
PlacePlayerPrize
*1Wolf_holdem$52,264
*2Tom "kingsofcards" Marchese$44,000
3Philipp "philbort" Gruissem$27,074.25
4bodoggood82$21,726.25
5d3rv0gel$16,391.62
6Frank "Gator93" Hernandez$12,033
7departure$7,754.60
8Filipe "TEANfilas" Monteiro$5,615.40
9Boile09$4,011

*denotes heads-up deal

Notable Finishes: Adam "csimmsux" Geyer (13th - $1,657.88)

Full Tilt MiniFTOPS Main Event

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$70+$515,527$1,086,890
PlacePlayerPrize
*1Grayson "The_Dean221" Nichols$152,086.69
*2Michael "castellimich" Castelli$125.222.42
3poco_kid$78,799.52
4dicesare86$56,518.28
5galaktiko$40,214.93
6r u KIDDINGG me$28,802.58
7Dejvv$20,650.91
8Matt "I Pay Ur Rent" Iles$15,216.46
9profcrim$10,760.21

*denotes heads-up deal

Notable Finishes: Thayer "THAY3R" Rasmussen (41st - $1,956.40)

Ultimate Bet $200K GTD

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+$15924$200,000
PlacePlayerPrize
*1TROOPALOOP$40,000
*1LYZARDOS$21,006
*1WALTERPBOOTS$21,006
*1KELWOOD$21,006
5LPAPER$10,900
6SIHIRBAZ3$8,900
7JENNYCUTIE$6,900
8DEADHORSE86$4,900
9Jordan "JDOGG11" Young$3,400

*denotes four-handed chop

Notable Finishes: Adam "ROOTHLUS" Levy (13th - $1,720), Gary "Debo34" Debernardi (15th - $1,720)

Speaking of big tournament action, check out our $10,000 Sunday Million Freeroll on PokerStars. This is the fourth big Sunday Major freeroll we have had in as many months and this time the qualification target has been slashed.

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