Blair Hinkle Scores $1M in FTOPS XIX Main Event

Our general rule-of-thumb when it comes to the online tournament world is: don’t report on it unless it’s a noteworthy payday/field/hook.

Enter the FTOPS XIX Main Event, as it covered all the bases.

With multi-entries allowed, the $600 buy-in event brought in 14,479 entrants and generated a prize pool of over $8.8M.

He-who-briefly-pwned-the-live-tournament-circuit-in-early-2008–Blair Hinkle–negotiated the biggest chopped score, banking over $1.1M for finishing second. The event was won by GIAMPP, who took home a slightly less impressive $877,950.

Read more about the eventĀ here.

In unrelated news, Andrew is still not the father.


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