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FTOPS XIX: Chris "MrDoggy" Klodnicki Among Latest Group of FTOPS Winners

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The sun will soon set on Full Tilt Poker's FTOPS XIX as the schedule nears its conclusion. The series will be capped off Sunday with a $600 + $40 no-limit hold’em multi-entry tournament that is all but guaranteed to create the largest prize pool in FTOPS history. Before we look too far ahead, though, the tournaments this week have awarded several very deserving players. Chris "MrDoggy" Klodnicki was chief among them, earning his first gold jersey on Wednesday. The biggest individual prize since Monday belongs to Mike "CuteIsWhatIAim4" Telker, winning Event #27 for $408,068.23. Others that have notched FTOPS gold jerseys include Michael "Scary_Tiger" Kaufman, Kurt "HAIKU123" Haindl, and Daniel "shortsharpshock" DiPasquale.

FTOPS Event #25: Pot-Limit HA 6-Max

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+$16929$185,800
PlacePlayerPrize
1Michael "Scary_Tiger" Kaufman$39,668.30
2useintuit$26,012
3David "dag2" Greenberg$18,580
4Gabriele "GalB83" Lepore$14,120.80
5jps-dk001$10,033.20
6TheSquirrel$6,410.10

Notable Finishes: Luis Velador (9th - $2,879.90), Mike "tuna_fish_tank" Stroh (15th - $1,597.88)

FTOPS Event #26: No-Limit Hold’em Rush Turbo

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+$161,907$381,400
PlacePlayerPrize
*1Addictah$69,500
*2needcashquik$60,938.80
3RymesWOrange$38,521.40
4mullyrails$30,130.60
5illbillya318$22,502.60
6askovboy$15,637.40
7Kevin "kice32" Iacofano$9,535
8fricirics$6,483.80
9domino20$4,576.80

*denotes heads-up deal

Notable Finishes: Jonas "Klausen" Klausen (14th - $2,097.70), Dan O'Brien (21st - $1,220.48)

FTOPS Event #27: No-Limit Hold’em Multi-Entry

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$1,000+$602,321$2,321,000
PlacePlayerPrize
*1Mike "CuteIsWhatIAim4" Telker$408,068.23
*2Kirbynator$371,671.72
3Joao Barbosa$227,458
4Stefan "YrrsiN" Huber$171,754
5Tony "D1rtyR1v3r" Nardi$120.692
6Eric "Avril Sharapova" Ladny$78,914
7GamePurgerRiot$53,383
8César "Cesar_Spain" Garcia$37,136
9Firaldo87$27,852

*denotes heads-up deal

Notable Finishes: Kyle "thewood503" Zartman (10th - $17,407.50), Kory "s00tedj0kers89" Kilpatrick (13th - $11,605), Justin Smith (15th - $11,605), Sam "aaajack" Chartier (17th - $8,587.70), Dave "Doc Sands" Sands (20th - $6,963)

FTOPS Event #28: Pot-Limit Omaha w/ Rebuys

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$100+$9958$344,300
PlacePlayerPrize
1Kurt "HAIKU123" Haindl$79,189
2Jani Vilmunen$49,923.50
3Lordmatto$37,012.25
4Pappe_Ruk$28,404.75
5Hollywood5$21,518.75
6Basdrag$15,493.50
7j2the6th$10,329
8Jeremy "thechemist83" Gaubert$8,056.62
9Chris "cdbr3799" Dombrowski$5,853.10

Notable Finishes: Rami "Arbianight" Boukai (16th - $1,721.50), Jeremiah "Believer8219" Vinsant (19th - $1,342.77), Josh "pbdrunks" VanDuyn (21st - $1,342.77), Grayson "The_Dean221" Nichols (23rd - $1,342.77), Huck Seed (24th - $1,342.77), Matt Jarvis (27th - $1,342.77)

FTOPS Event #29: No-Limit Hold’em Cashout Turbo

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+$161,344$268,800
PlacePlayerPrize
*1bmoney012$19,947.09
*2Metahaem$20,977.71
3whereisdonny$10,819.20
4cardsharkk13$8,332.80
5BKqzbxt$6,316.80
6David "Hollywood5" Sesso$4,515.84
7WhiteRabbito$3,292.80
8AGabor23$2,553.60
9Spades4Fun$1,962.24

*denotes heads-up deal

Notable Finishes: Robert "bobby kraut" Deppe (14th - $1,155.84), Michael "Yubaball" Hull (17th - $833.28)

FTOPS Event #30: 9-Game 6-Max Multi-Entry

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$500+$35907$453,500
PlacePlayerPrize
1vamonovomaestr0$96,822.25
2Vincent “Soepgroente” van der Fluit$63,490
3PocketPickles55$45,350
4Jon Turner$34,466
5Mike “SirWatts” Watson$24,489
6BensBenz$15,645.75

Notable Finishes: Ilya “ilushan” Gorodetsky (7th - $9,750.25), Fabrizo "sixthsense119" Gonzalez (9th - $7,029.25), David “phatchoy888” Cheng (10th - $7,029.25), Kyle “KJulius10” Julius (11th - $5,351.30), Greg "DuckU" Hobson (12th - $5,351.30)

FTOPS Event #31: No-Limit Hold’em 3x Shootout

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$500+$35729$364,500
PlacePlayerPrize
1Chris "MrDoggy" Klodnicki$76,545
2theshepard07$51,030
3Mario "Pwnasaurus" Silvestri$36,450
4Ronald "ScarJo" Lee$27,337.50
5iseeyouthrough$20,047.50
6knickadam55$14,580
7evenkeal777$10,206
8LilPokerGirlie$6,925.50
9TJ "DarkHorse19" Ulmer$4,920.75

Notable Finishes: Ben "ANIMAL5050" Pappas (13th - $3,098.25), Jason "NovaSky" Koon (14th - $3,098.25), Jonathan Karamalakis (16th - $3,098.25)

FTOPS Event #32: Limit-Hold’em Rush

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+$16859$171,800
PlacePlayerPrize
*1KristianBahle$32,965
*2Mike "thebattler33" Kachan$31,460
3Darren "darrenelias" Elias$18,468.50
4womanandwine$14,173.50
5BrunoStefanelli$10,737.50
6Pappe_Ruk$7,731
7Ferrari Zumbini$5,154
8ladyshine5$4,020.12
9Maxi Mueller$2,920.60

Notable Finishes: Paul "paulgees81" Volpe (20th - $670.02), Phil "USCphildo" Collins (22nd - $670.02)

FTOPS Event #33: No-Limit Hold’em w/Rebuys 6-Max

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$300+$22947$1,053,000
PlacePlayerPrize
*1Daniel "shortsharpshock" DiPasquale$183,000
*2Ivan "VanUA" Kuziv$188,935.50
3Hai Bo "Haibomi" Chu$105,300
4IfHeDiesHeDies$80,028
5RandomFish666$56,862
6callyoudownn$36.328.50

Notable Finishes: James "TheFatFISH" Obst (7th - $22,639.50), Brett "DAT MOOSE" Richey (8th - $22,639.50), Robert "bobby kraut" Deppe (9th - $16,321.50), Ryan "g0lfa" D'Angelo (16th - $7,160.40), Michael "benvo123" Benvenuti (18th - $7,160.40), Sorel "Imper1um" Mizzi (24th - $5,791.50)

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