FTOPS Day 12: Mike "GoLeafsGoEh" Leah and Willy "Wilmy_x" Arandazi Capture Titles

Posted at 08:00 2012-12-16 by Brett Collson

The Full Tilt Online Poker Series XXI continued Thursday with two more events from the 35-event schedule — Event #27: $109 No-Limit Hold'em and Event #28: $322 Razz.

Canadian poker pro Mike "GoLeafsGoEh" Leah collected his second FTOPS jersey by winning Event #28 on Thursday. Leah, who won his first FTOPS event in November 2010, earned $19,477 for his title in the $322 Razz tournament. Leah is one of the all-time greatest performers in FTOPS history; he ranks fourth on the all-time FTOPS leaderboard with 2,103 points. Mark "xqsays" Radoja is first with 2,380 points.

The other winner on Thursday was Willy "Wilmy_x" Arandazi, who received $22,659 after agreeing to a three-way deal at the final table of Event #27. Others making final tables Day 11 were Bryan "enterthewu19" Piccioli and Sebastian "p00cket00" Sikorski.

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

Event 27: No-Limit Hold'em

Buy-inEntrantsPrize Pool

Event #27 nearly tripled its $50,000 guaranteed prize pool as 1,464 players put up the $100 buy-in. Several notables made deep runs, including Kevin "kice32" Iacofano (27th - $585), Renato "leguito" Almeida (25th - $585), and Scott Clements (11th - $1,464).

Portugal's Willy "Wilmy_x" Arandazi emerged as the winner of Event #27 after agreeing to a three-way deal which secured $20,000 for each player. Arandazi collected in additional $2,659 and the gold FTOPS jersey for winning the event. High-stakes tournament regular Bryan "enterthewu19" Piccioli also made the final table but exited in eighth place.

1Willy "Wilmy_x" Arandazi$22,659*
8Bryan "enterthewu19" Piccioli$3,074

Event 28: Razz

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Mike Leah
Mike Leah

The lone razz event on the FTOPS XXI schedule attracted 245 players, generating a prize pool of $73,500. FTOPS champs Sebastian "p00cket00" Sikorski and Mike "GoLeafsGoEh" Leah headlined the eight-handed final table, and Leah went on to take it down outright for $19,478 after defeating Poland's "gieras" heads-up. Sikorski finished in seventh place and moved into fourth on the FTOPS XXI leaderboard.

1Mike "GoLeafsGoEh" Leah$19,478
7Sebastian "p00cket00" Sikorski$1,911

FTOPS XXI will resume on Friday with two more events: Event 29, $216 No-Limit Hold'em Rush w/ Rebuys ($150,000 guarantee at 1100 ET), and Event 30, $216 Limit Omaha Hi/Lo ($20,000 guarantee at 1400 ET). To view the entire schedule, head over to FullTiltPoker.com.

The series wraps up Sunday with a $640 buy-in multi-entry Main Event. There is also a $2,000 buy-in multi-entry High Roller event on Saturday. Stay tuned to PokerNews for all the results from FTOPS XXI.

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