June 10, 2022 | by Crouse Linwood
slickkid08 wins Full Tilt Poker꽁머니 환전 XVI Event #27
The various Full Tilt Online Poker Series have featured hundreds of different events since the festival began in 2006. The old stalwarts remain popular, with big-buy in Omaha freezeouts and cheap NLHE rebuys the order of the day for many tournaments, but the Full Tilt schedulers try their best to add a dash of innovation to every series. Event #27 of 꽁머니 환전 XVI is just such an event, a mish-mash of styles and rules that captured the imagination of a select group of intrepid trailblazers.
A total of 1,069 entrants coughed up the $515 + $20 to play in this No Limit Hold ‘em Knockout Super Turbo tournament with minuscule starting stacks. Every player began with just 300 chips and a bounty on their head, leading to some breakneck action as an entirely shortstacked field vied to build up chips and eliminate their opponents. For every player sent packing, entrants pick up $115 sliced off from the vanquished player’s buy-in. The rest of the money goes straight into the prize pool, to make a final table spot still worth fighting for. There was a conservative guarantee of $350,000 placed on the main prizepool, which was comfortably topped, …