GARFIELD25 Wins FTOPS IX Event #1, Pro Scott Dorin In 2nd

Visit Full Tilt Poker FTOPS IXThe long-awaited Full Tilt Online Poker Series (FTOPS IX) got underway last night at Full Tilt Poker. The first event was a $200+$26 NL Hold’em tournament with a guaranteed prize pool of $1,000,000. In the end, it was ‘GARFIELD25’ taking the 1st place prize of nearly $200k. 2nd place wen to poker pro Scott ‘dorinvandy‘ Dorin.

Kicking off at 21:00 ET, 5,779 participants converged on the tables of Event #1 of the FTOPS IX series. Hosted by Full Tilt Pro Allen Cunningham, the massive field brought the guaranteed prize pool of $1m up to $1,155,800, paying the top 738 finishers. Lasting just over nine hours, it came down to a stellar finish at the final table.

The last three competitors, ‘daisybyrd’, ‘dorinvandy’ and ‘GARFILD25’ battled it out, sending ‘daisybyrd’ first to the virtual rails in 3rd for an impressive cash of $77,669.

Heads-up play ensued between ‘GARFIELD25’ and ‘dorinvandy’ as these two competitors were not just competing for the top prize, but for the initial top placement on the FTOPS IX Leaderboards. As the cards played out, it was ‘GARFIELD’ taking down Event #1 of FTOPS IX for an awesome $199,398.

The 2nd place finish earned Scott ‘dorinvandy’ Dorin a robust $120,781. Dorin is a professional poker player who’s earned three cashes in the World Series of Poker; 2 in the 2008 WSOP and one in 2007, for a combined total of more than $24,000. Dorinn also placed 5th in Event #15 of the WPT6 World Poker Open for $12,029.

Full Tilt Poker FTOPS IX Event #1 Final Table Results

1st – GARFIELD25 – $199,398.62
2nd – dorinvandy – $120,781.10
3rd – daisybyrd – $77,669.76
4th – Cryyss – $60,679.50
5th – RiverJazz – $45,654.10
6th – Mr_Bond222 – $34,096.10
7th – acedel15 – $26,583.40
8th – mpuskad3 – $20,226.50
9th – monopolyguy845 – $15,025.40 would like to offer our congratulations to all of the final tablist, and especially ‘GARFIELD25’, for besting such an impressive field of online poker players. Please check back for more FTOPS IX updates as they become available.

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