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Tag: Full Tilt Poker

The Sunday Briefing: Kirbynator Wins FTOPS XVI Main Event

FTOPS XVI came to an end early Monday morning after nearly 20 hours of no-limit hold'em action. Four new gold-jersey winners emerged, but no one claimed a bigger prize than urbandb888, who outlasted a final table that featured Benny "psychobenny"...

$30,000 in Exclusive WSOP Freerolls from Full Tilt Poker

Beginning today, May 3, Full Tilt players that have registered through PokerNews have an exciting opportunity to win a seat to the 2010 World Series of Poker!* There's not just one, but two WSOP packages being awarded -- one on June 5 and one on...

The “durrrr” Challenge: Three Days, Three Sessions

For the third day in a row, Tom “durrrr” Dwan and Patrik Antonius put in a long session of the “durrrr” Challenge, leaving them with only a little over 11,000 hands to go in their 50,000-hand match. Although the session was marked with dozens of..

Annette Obrestad Signs With Full Tilt Poker

Annette Obrestad, better known to the online poker community as simply "Annette_15" has signed a sponsorship deal with Full Tilt Poker. Today's announcement comes on the heels of Obrestad teasing yesterday that she would be revealing some big news...

The “durrrr” Challenge: Antonius Scores Back-to-Back Winning Sessions

At last, Tom “durrrr” Dwan and Patrik Antonius are getting serious about putting their now 14-month-old “durrrr” Challenge match to rest. For the second day in a row, the two high-stakes rivals were back at the $200/$400 pot-limit Omaha tables and

The Online Railbird Report: Dwan and Ivey Score, “Odonkor1” and Sahamies Slip

This week’s high-stakes online action started off at a decent clip then ground to a halt over the weekend as players flocked to the EPT Grand Final in Monte Carlo. Topping the leaderboard were three familiar faces, Phil Ivey and Patrik Antonius...

The "durrrr" Challenge: Antonius Grinds Out $60,696 Win in 8.5-Hour Session

After posting losses in 11 of their last 12 sessions, Patrik Antonius at last booked a win in the "durrrr" Challenge, taking $60,696 off the tables on Tuesday afternoon. During the 46 days his 50,000-hand match with Tom "durrr" Dwan went dormant...

FTOPS XVI In Full Swing

The Full Tilt Online Poker Series returned last week with its 16th installment. Fifteen tournaments are in the books and over $10.5 million in prize-pool money has been awarded thus far. The biggest individual pieces to date have gone to xxx for...

The Nightly Turbo: Rio for Sale, Full Tilt Poker Court Case Dismissed, and More

Harrah's has put the Rio on the chopping block, we've got an update on a Full Tilt Poker court case, and more, and it's all in tonight's Nightly Turbo.

The Sunday Briefing: Ten Players Emerge With Six-Figure Scores

An eventful Sunday of online poker concluded early Monday morning with 10 players pocketing six-figure scores. The FTOPS returned to the scene this weekend with its sixteenth installment and "betrthanphil" took down event #9 for $225,000, topping...

FTOPS XVI Begins Today

The Full Tilt Online Poker Series returns today with its 16th installment. FTOPS XVI boasts 30 events and $25,000,000 in guaranteed prize pools, both all-time highs. A noticeable difference to the schedule this time around is that each day there...

Analyzing Full Tilt Poker's Legal Woes

Full Tilt Poker has seemed to be under assault lately, making the news for two potential legal issues. It has been enough for some players to wonder whether their money is safe on the world's second-largest poker site. Taking a closer look at...

The Online Railbird Report: Enter Odonkor

When a Swedish player called "Odonkor1" turned up at the high-stakes no-limit hold'em tables on Full Tilt this past week, the forums naturally erupted with speculation that this new challenger must be an incarnation of "Isildur1." While nothing is...

Full Tilt $1,000 Freerolls Are Back

The $1,000 Full Tilt Poker Freeroll Series is back on the PokerNews promotional calendar. Running for the next five months, these freerolls are exclusive to PokerNews players. New and existing Full Tilt PokerNews players will have the...

The Sunday Briefing: Taylor "ElMastermind" McFarland Captures Full Tilt $1 Million Guarantee

The Sunday Majors delivered solid turnouts across the virtual felt this weekend as live-tournament action did not slow down the online poker scene. The PokerStars Sunday Million produced a field of 8,464 hopefuls, with speedy0308 emerging...

The Weekly Turbo: Full Tilt Poker Gets New Pros, WPT on Facebook, and an Analysis

Full Tilt Poker has added two new faces to their Red Pro roster, the World Poker Tour is in your face, and someone spent a lot of time analyzing the alleged accounts associated with the StoxPoker cheating scandal. That's not all that happened this...

Tzvetkoff Arrest is First Linked to UIGEA

The infamous Department of Justice in the Southern District of New York is at it again. An Australian man, Daniel Tzvetkoff, 27, was arrested Friday morning in Las Vegas for processing more than $500 million to Internet gambling companies...

The Nightly Turbo: Sorel Mizzi Wins, Full Tilt Poker Introduces Rush Poker Tournaments, and Jeff Madsen's Prop Bet

One day, we'd like to run like "The Miz." He has just taken down another tournament, Full Tilt Poker has released Rush Poker tournaments, and Jeff Madsen's prop bet deadline is upon him. Check out all these stories and more in tonight's Nightly...

The Online Railbird Report: Hansen's Heater Carries On

It was not a seven-figure week for "durrrr" and there has not been any "Isildur1" mayhem, but the high-stakes cash games at Full Tilt have still produced some big winners and losers over the last few days. Gus Hansen's recent hot streak has...

The Online Railbird Report: Hansen Grinds Out a Win, Antonius Sheds a Quarter Million

It was an exceptionally quiet weekend at the online tables, perhaps the lightest one we've seen this year. Some were glued to the Masters, others were taking their game live at the NAPT Mohegan Sun. Still, we saw Gus Hansen make some modest gains...

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