Cole South, Richard Ashby Dominate in July

Published on 2009-08-01 13:11:35

-- poker player cole south --July featured the return of many well-known players to the high stakes cash game tables on Full Tilt Poker.

The cash games in "Bobby's Room" were apparently very good during the World Series of Poker, so many high stakes regulars on Full Tilt Poker were notably absent for much of June and July.

However, the second half of the month saw names such as Phil Ivey, Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Patrik Antonius make their way back to Full Tilt Poker as the games at the Bellagio started to dry up.

David Benyamine turned up as well, having signed a new sponsorship deal with the site.

Richard Ashby (formerly known as "CHUFTY") and Cole South managed to finish on top of the cash game leaderboard in July.

Ashby finished the month up around $1.82 million dollars, while South finished the month up around $1.3 million. South's incredible rush over the past couple of days accounted for a great deal of his profits in July.

Phil Ivey (+704k), Rafi "howisitfeellike" Amit (+669k) and Brian Hastings (+636k) rounded out the list of the top five most profitable players on the site in July. was well-represented in July, as three of their "pros" earned over $600k on the month (Cole South, Brian Hastings and Brian Townsend). Townsend finished July up around $615k.

John Juanda (+514k), Chau Giang (+428k) and Di "Urindanger" Dang (+292k) all had strong months as well.

Tom "durrrr" Dwan continued his rollercoaster year in July, losing a total of $1.19 million dollars over 11,927 tracked hands. Despite the loss in July, "durrrr" is still up around $300k in 2009 on Full Tilt.

David Benyamine celebrated his new sponsorship deal with Full Tilt Poker by dropping nearly a million dollars (-969k) over just 2,414 hands. Mr. B can't be pleased with that performance.

"KObyTAPOUT" (-717k), "trex313" (-647k) and "LarsLuzak" (-447k) all had rough months as well.

Speaking of "LarsLuzak", the Finnish player has now lost a whopping $3.4 million dollars on Full Tilt Poker in 2009. He is by far the biggest loser on the site in 2009, and it's not even close. The next biggest loser is "papa ninja" (-1.24 million).

On the flip side, Patrik Antonius is still the biggest winner on Full Tilt in 2009, having pocketed a total of $4.66 million dollars over 91,909 tracked hands.



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