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Online Poker -- The $1K Roundup, Week of May 4, 2009

Brendoor and Caio_Pimenta Win Big

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With the next FTOPS looming, all the $1K events but the Super Tuesday made their respective guarantees and a few Online Player of the Year candidates added to their point totals with deep finishes.

Nick “Grippolio” Grippo maintained his third place ranking with a small cash at Full Tilt and Nick “FU_15” Maimone closed the gap behind him in fourth place with his fourth place finish in the same tournament.

Thayer “UCF_THAYER” Rasmussen moved back into the top ten with a final table appearance at the Absolute $150,000 guarantee.

Read the results for the $1,000 events on Full Tilt, PokerStars, and Absolute Poker below.

Full Tilt — $1K Monday

Buy-In: $1,000+$60

Prize Pool: $372,000

Entrants: 372

Places Paid: 36

Final Table Results:

  1. Brendoor — $93,000
  2. eLquA — $59,520
  3. Nicolas “PokerKaiser” Fierro aka PKaiser — $44,640
  4. Nick “FU_15” Maimone — $34,410
  5. Bobby “SantaBarbaraBob” Firestone aka BobbyFi — $26,040
  6. Ben “NeverScaredB” Wilinofsky — $18,600
  7. Ozen “the_aviator1” Demir — $12,090
  8. nyr1317 — $9,300
  9. Matt “Mattutaylor” Taylor — $7,440

Other Notable Cashes: Matt “Claw1980” Holtzclaw (10th), Byran “Bry23” Barille (14th), Nick “Grippolio” Grippo (15th), Wesley “snoringbeagl” Whybrew (19th), Scott Fischman (21st), Matthias “goodvibe” Neu (23rd), Jamie “LeoEleven” Rosen (29th), Jason “OUEmoKid” Potter (33rd) and Jon “apestyles” Van Fleet (36th).

PokerStars — Super Tuesday

  • Buy-In: $1,000+$50
  • Prize Pool: $350,000
  • Entrants: 339
  • Places Paid: 45

Final Table Results:

  1. Caio Cesar “caio_pimenta” Pimenta — $68,250
  2. pokerhahntas — $51,625
  3. Ryan “justgivithere” Fisler aka eatschips — $38,500
  4. Cesar “makavelyces” Fuentes — $29,400
  5. edoiler — $20,125
  6. The Blond — $15,750
  7. Chris “The Universe” Leveroni — $12,250
  8. Kyle “bluffdeez503” Zartman — $8,750
  9. Peter “PJSNEAKS” Jacobson — $6,125

Other Notable Cashes: Paul “Paolo69” Foltyn (10th), Benjamine “xthesteinx” Zamani (17th, pictured right), Aditya “intervntion” Agarwal (19th), Shane “shaniac” Schleger (20th), Aaron “NDGrinder59” Steury (21st), mendieta19 (31st), Darren Elias (32nd), Evan "PURPLE"K"99" Parkes (36th) and Matt “cwp394” Ross (40th).

Absolute Poker — $150,000 Guarantee

Buy-In: $1,000+$50

Prize Pool: $165,000

Entrants: 165

Places Paid: 18

Final Table Results:

  1. EL_PIBE10 aka villus — $43,725*
  2. ADOMIP — $26,400*
  3. Johnny “BabyGrand” Josephy — $19,387*
  4. TRIGGATHREE — $15,675*
  5. Thayer “UCF_THAYER” Rasmussen (pictured right) — $11,962*
  6. Ryan “RYANBLUF” Karp — $9,900
  7. Josh “BBBBB33” Weizer — $7,837
  8. Cliff “JohnnyBax” Josephy — $5,775
  9. Frank “Gator93” Hernandez — $4,125

*There was a five-way chop at the final table, but the exact details were unknown. The prizes shown reflect the original prize pool payout structure.

Other Notable Cashes: John “JRD_312” Dolan (10th), Juan Maceiras “VIETCONG01” Barros (14th), Nicholas “BLUMESIUSX” Blumenthal (17th) and Alex “AJKHoosier1” Kamberis (18th).

 
 
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