UBOC6 Day One Recap: UBOC 1, 2 & 3 and a Total $721,730 Prize Pool

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Jan/17/2011

SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA –UB’S Online Poker Championship Series, which guarantees over $5 Million in tournament money and competition prizes, kicked off on Sunday, January 16th with the first three of the UBOC6 tournament schedule’s 29 guaranteed events, attracting over 2,050 players to the tables. The excellent turnout for UBOC Events numbers 1, 2 and 3 has set the tone for what’s shaping up to be a super exciting UBOC6, which saw 198 players share in the $700K-plus total UBOC6prize money on Day One.

"Incredible day all the way around at UB for the beginning of UBOC6.  I was only personally able to play two of the three events yesterday as I was running late, but it didn't seem to matter one bit, as we crushed all the guarantees!  Great way to kick off this series!" said Team UB’s Joe Sebok.

Online pokerplayers showed up in force for UB’s $500+30 buy-in NLH Deep Stack hosted by Team UB’s Eric Baldwin, which kicked off at 14:00 ET yesterday, and boasted a prize pool of $332,000.  A number of Team UB Pros turned out for the $250K GTD event, including BRANDONCANTU (600th), host ERIC_BALDWIN (368th) and ADAM “ROOTHLUS” LEVY, who ran deep in the tournament to finish in 17th place for $2,490.

After a marathon of over 10 hours of play, it was well known online tournament player DON’T_RIVER_ME who triumphed heads up against TIETYMM.  DON’T_RIVER_ME’s Full House – Aces full of Fives – trounced the runner-up, TIETYMM’s two pair on the board, Aces and Fives, to take down UBOC Event #1 and the $78,020 first-place payday.

UBOC6 Event #1 NLH Deep Stack ($250K GTD)

Buy-in: $500+30

Prize Pool: $332,000

Entrants: 664

1. DON’T_RIVER_ME

2. TIETYMM

3. DSANDS25

4. ENTVALEXM11

Other Notables: T1GERW00DS in 13th ($3,154); HANKDAHTANK in 25th ($1,826) and JROMB in 30th place ($1,494)

KILLERJESS proved her online skills at UB’s virtual felt last night against a tough opponent, RENRAD01 in UBOC Event #2, a $200K GTD Sniper NLH tourney, hosted by Team UB’s Joe Sebok. KILLERJESS pocketed $55,123.57 after 9.5 hours of play – her Two Pair, fives and twos, outranked RENRAD01’s pair of eights.

The $300+20 buy-in attracted 909 registered players, creating a prize pool of $245,430 and a Bounty prize pool of $27,270. It was COLUMBE who had JOESEBOK’s measure on the day, picking up the $200 UBOC Team UB Pro Bounty and a commemorative UBOC T-shirt, as well as the $30 Sniper Bounty.

UBOC6 Event #2 Sniper NLH Deep Stack $30 Bounty ($200K GTD)

Buy-in: $300+20

Prize Pool: $245,430

Entrants: 909

1. KILLERJESS

2. RENRAD01

3. LS2_POWER

4. KCANNO

Notable Finishes: __TOPCAT__ in 31st and JROMB in 33rd place ($1,079.89 ea)

At 18:30 ET, 481 players decided to continue their run at the UBOC cash, throwing down the $300+20 buy-in for a shot at the $144,300 prize pool in UBOC6 Event #3 NLH Deep Stack Ultra Turbo $100K GTD. It was the quickest result of the night, lasting a little over two hourswith Team UB’s BRYAN_DEVO finishing in 17th place for $1,226.55.

UBOC6 Event #3 NLH Deep Stack Ultra Turbo ($100K GTD)

Buy-in: $300+20

Prize Pool: $144,300.00

Entrants: 481

1. CRZYVIETCHIK

2. JAKUSKHAN

3. PIKAPPSTONER

4. JDPC27

Notable Finishes:  APESTYLES in 24th place ($865.80); DON’T_RIVER_ME in 30th place ($721.50)

NEXT UP ON THE UBOC6 SCHEDULE: Monday, January 17th @ 20:05 ET

UBOC6 EVENT # 4 – NLH 4-MAX

Host: Adam “Roothlus” Levy

Buy-in: $300+20

Guarantee: $100,000                  Cell: +506 8323 5991

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