FTOPS XXII Day 3: "Vampyboy" Tops Star-Studded Final Table in Event #8

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FTOPS XXII

The 22nd installment of the Full Tilt Online Poker Series continued Tuesday with three more tournaments from the 38-event schedule: Event #6 $216
PL Omaha Hi/Lo 6-Max
; Event $7 $322 Razz; and Event #8 $216 NL Hold'em Rush Turbo.

Each event eclipsed its guaranteed prize pool as more than $335,000 was awarded across the three tournaments. The biggest winner of the day was "Vampyboy," who defeated a tough final table in Event # 8 to scoop a $41,400 top prize. "PimpDaddyDolla" (Event #6) and "motion713" (Event #8) also won FTOPS jerseys on Tuesday.

With eight events already in the books, Germany's "keinebeine" has a comfortable lead in the FTOPS XXII Leaderboard. The German has 346 points, most of which came from winning Event #4 on Monday for $131,298. His closest competitor in the standings is Event #1 champ Tom "hitthehole" Middleton with 261 points. Also in the top 10 are Thayer "THAY3R" Rasmussen (7th - 207 points) and Brandon "norajean" Meyers (8th - 205 points). The leaderboard winner will receive a custom Full Tilt Poker avatar and an FTOPS XXIII Event worth $11,000.

Here's a look at the results from Tuesday's FTOPS events:

FTOPS XXII Event #6: Pot-Limit Omaha H/L Six-Max ($75K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+$16427$85,400

The first of two Omaha hi/lo events on the FTOPS XXII schedule saw 427 players but up the $216 buy-in, generating a prize pool worth $85,000. Brandon "norajean" Meyers (12th - $1,153) and Rayan "rkruok" Nathan (19th - $598) were among the notables who made deep runs but ultimately fell short of glory. "PimpDaddyDolla" emerged from a relatively unknown group of finalists to claim the $14,686 top prize after a three-way deal.

PlacePlayerPrize
*1PimpDaddyDolla$14,686
*2MarcelezaBH$13,409
*37ralf7$12,043
4cliff47$6,661
5elabuga$4,697
6kuhns89$3,074

*denotes three-handed deal

FTOPS XXII Event #7: Razz ($50K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$300+$22236$70,800

The lone Razz tournament of the series saw 236 runners surpass the guaranteed prize pool by more than $20,000. Shyam "S_Dot111" Srinivasan (17th - $708) was the biggest name left deep in the tournament but was unable to reach the final table. Canada's "motion713" went on to win the tournament outright for $19,470.

PlacePlayerPrize
1motion713$19,470
2galinka02$13,027
3lyngming$8,850
4wadzon$5,664
5djan62$3,752
6pylusha$2,620
7FONBET_RULIT$2,018
8Megaheiner$1,522

FTOPS XXII Event #8: No-Limit Hold'em Rush Turbo ($150K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$200+$16900$180,000

In what will likely be the shortest tournament of FTOPS XXII, the $216 No-Limit Hold'em Rush Turbo took just 2 hours and 17 minutes to crown a winner. Several big names weaved their way through a 900-player field to reach the final table, including Christer "Betong" Johansson, Eric "Avril Sharapova" Ladny, Thayer "THAY3R" Rasmussen, Jakob "mendieta19" Carlsson and Nick "FU_15" Maimone. But in the end it was Germany's "Vampyboy" who claimed the title after defeating Maimone heads-up for $41,400.

Others finishing in the money were Pat "obiedman" O'Brien (22nd - $702), Nicky "cod meharly" Evans (24th - $702), and Jon "therookieqq9" Plens (26th - $702).

PlacePlayerPrize
1Vampyboy$41,400
2Nick "FU_15" Maimone$26,100
3Thayer "THAY3R" Rasmussen$19,350
4Christer "Betong" Johansson$14,850
5Jakob "mendieta19" Carlsson$11,250
6habalasvegas$8,100
7Eric "Avril Sharapova" Ladny$5,400
8AdrianoElBrudo$4,212
9gotUbeaten$3,060

FTOPS XXII resumes on Wednesday with three more events: Event #9 $256 Pot-Limit Omaha Knockout; Event #10 $3$22 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Max Rebuy; and Event #11 $216 No-Limit Hold'em Rush Super Turbo. To view the entire schedule, head over to FullTiltPoker.com.

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