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HOME > NEWS > Investor News > They came, they played, they conquered the Full Tilt Online Poker Series XXVI

They came, they played, they conquered the Full Tilt Online Poker Series XXVI

18 August 2014

ONCHAN, Isle of Man -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- Delivering great tournament play and over $2.25 million in prize money in its last weekend, the Full Tilt Poker flagship series was crammed with action.

All eyes were on the $1,000,000 FTOPS XXVI Main Event on Sunday, which saw “ponyo88” outlast a field of 1,500 to turn a $635 buy-in into a first prize of over $153k. A deal made three-handed saw players “Sh4wshank” and “LuisFigo1014” also win six-figure sums, taking home $143k and $130k for their second- and third-place finishes.

Topping the FTOPS XXVI Leaderboard with an impressive 1,013 points, “dipthrong” secured the coveted four-month Black Card Pro sponsorship contract, which will start on Monday, September 1st.

The weekend’s other big winners were “floppin_ell,” “brianm15” and “Andras Nemeth,” who chopped Event #28, the $500,000 guaranteed Two-Day Event, for $93k, $93k and $88k, respectively.

After 15 days and 31 events, FTOPS XXVI awarded over $4.5 million in total prize money.

 
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