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FTOPS XXII Day 4: TJ Ulmer Defeats Toby Lewis Heads-Up in Event #10

  • Brett CollsonBrett Collson
Toby Lewis

Three more champions were crowned during the Full Tilt Online Poker Series XXII on Wednesday. Events 9 through 11 played down to a winner, and several big names collected five-figure scores.

The biggest earner of the day was top online tournament grinder TJ "DarkHorse19" Ulmer who won Event #10 for $83,466. Ulmer bested British poker star Toby "sexystuff1989" Lewis (pictured) heads-up for the FTOPS jersey. Joris "Tyren0" Ruys was also at the six-handed final table.

The other winners on Wednesday were "speedgrinder," who won Event #9 for $22,411, and "KaKeTKa," who took down Event #11 for $37,707.

With 11 for the 38 events in the books through Wednesday, Germany's "keinebeine" still occupies the top spot in the FTOPS XXII Leader Board. However, his once-comfortable lead has been trimmed down to just 21 points. Karolis "karolis666" Grybauskas made a final table on Wednesday, boosting him into second place on the leader board and in contention for the custom Full Tilt Poker avatar and an FTOPS XXIII event package worth $11,000. Others in the top 10 of the leader board are Tom "hitthehole" Middleton, Griffin "Flush_Entity" Benger, Jordan "Jymaster11" Young, and Ulmer.

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

FTOPS XXII Event #9: Pot-Limit Omaha Knockout ($75K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$240+16531$106,200
PlacePlayerPrize
1speedgrinder$22,411*
2K-Pingu$20,600*
3Rattled77$11,947
4LeftyLampton11$9,292
5WingsOfLuck$6,903
6haemaelainen$5,044
79GAWA9$3,292
8cwik1$2,655
9EatMyBluff8$2,070

*Denotes heads-up deal

Notable Finishes: Carter "cswidler" Swidler (14th - $902), Rayan "rkruok" Nathan (16th - $637), Bryn "OnceUponAStar" Kenney (28th - $398).

FTOPS XXII Event #10: No-Limit Hold'em 6-Max Rebuy ($250K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$300+22385$350,700
PlacePlayerPrize
1TJ "DarkHorse19" Ulmer$83,466
2Toby "sexystuff1989" Lewis$53,306
3gosuoposum1$38,927
4IneedMoneyXX$28,406
5Sgoup$19,989
6Joris "Tyren0" Ruys$13,326

Notable Finishes: Patrick “Shevmouse” Renkers (8th - $8,767), Jordan "Jymaster11" Young (12th - $4,909), Dan "WiLDmAn75" Buzgon (15th - $3,857), Tim "Tim0thee" Adams (20th - $2,630), Anthony "holdplz" Spinella (25th - $2,279), Clark "Snake8484" Hamagami (26th - $2,279)

FTOPS XXII Event #11: No-Limit Hold'em Rush Super Turbo ($100K Guaranteed)

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool
$207+9759$157,113
PlacePlayerPrize
1KaKeTKa$37,707
2Karolis "karolis666" Grybauskas$23,566
3efraimbarkbit$17,675
4guinor$13,354
5kid_bramm$10,212
6i freda i$7,070
7pyszalek$4,870
8Im Tyrant$3,770
9Dani "Ansky451" Stern$2,828

Notable Finishes: Griffin "Flush_Entity" Benger (11th - $1,571)

FTOPS XXII resumes on Thursday with two more events: Event #12 $109 No-Limit Hold'em and Event #13 $216 Seven-Card Stud Hi/Lo. To view the entire schedule, head over to FullTiltPoker.com.

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