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Tag: Full Tilt Poker

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...

The Nightly Turbo: Full Tilt Poker Signs Two Aussies, Chris Ferguson in the Movie Biz, and a StoxPoker Collusion Analysis

Full Tilt has added two new players to the Red Pro roster, Chris Ferguson is making his way into the movie business, and an analysis of the StoxPoker collusion controversy in tonight's Nightly Turbo.

The Sunday Briefing: Sunday Million Crown Goes to "kixelsyd"

It was another exciting Sunday as hundreds of thousands of dollars were on the line in events all across the virtual felt. “Xxndavisxx” was the night's big winner and did not even bank a win, finishing second in the PokerStars Sunday Million for...

The Weekly Turbo: Full Tilt Under Investigation, Jeff Madsen's Israel Prop Bet, and More

This week in the poker world, Full Tilt Poker is being investigated, Jeff Madsen is taking a trip to Israel, and more. You can read all about this and other news in the Weekly Turbo.

The Nightly Turbo: Poker Players on Entourage, a Charity Poker Tournament, and an Isildur1 Song

Antonio Esfandiari and Alec Torelli have made their way onto an upcoming episode of the HBO hit series Entourage, Full Tilt Poker is hosting a charity tournament in Las Vegas, and Isildur1 has a song. Check it all out in tonight's Nightly Turbo.

The Online Railbird Report: Dwan's Domination Continues

The live poker scene has been busy this week, but that has not stopped the high-stakes cash games online from producing some big winners and losers. Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Phil Ivey clashed earlier this week, as did Dwan and Ashton "theASHMAN103"...

Top 5 Achievements in FTOPS History

In its nearly four-year history, the Full Tilt Online Poker Series has provided some exceptional poker accomplishments. There have been 280 tournaments and later this month FTOPS XVI will kick off with 30 more. That got us wondering, "what are the...

The Nightly Turbo: Tom "durrrr" Dwan's New Full Tilt Poker Commercial, Lots Happening in France and More

Could the U.S. take a page out of France's "legalizing online poker" book? PokerStars has announced a new poker tour and Full Tilt has released a new commercial. We've got it all in tonight's Nightly Turbo.

Legal Update: A Massachusetts Bill, iMEGA and the Kentucky Supreme Court, and More

It has been a roller-coaster week in Massachusetts where the Poker Players Alliance believes it has successfully lobbied for the removal from a casino bill of language that would have made playing Internet poker in the state a crime. There was...

The Online Railbird Report: Ivey Returns, Dwan Crushes, and Antonius Stages a Comeback

While children around the world hunted for Easter eggs, the online cash-game elite were hunting for their own tasty treats. Tom “durrrr” Dwan savored six-figure wins over Justin “ZeeJustin” Bonomo and Ashton “theASHMAN103” Griffin, while Patri

Everest Poker Sues World Series of Poker

According to the Las Vegas Sun, Ultra Internet Media, which owns the Everest Poker brand filed a lawsuit in a Las Vegas federal court last week against Harrah's Entertainment, which owns the World Series of Poker. Ultra Internet Media agreed...

The Sunday Briefing: "007Paghman" Claims Second $750,000-Guarantee Title

It was another exciting online poker Sunday as hundreds of thousands of dollars were on the line in events across the virtual felt. The biggest winner was acechipchase, winning the PokerStars Sunday Million outright for a whopping $272,977.58...

The Weekly Turbo: Another Poker TV Show, a Poker Player Quits, and More

There's another poker themed TV show coming to your living room, a poker player called it quits this week, and more all in today's Weekly Turbo.

The Nightly Turbo: Full Tilt Poker Lounge, Poker Bust, and Newly Sponsored Pros

Full Tilt Poker has an answer to PokerStars newest television venture, a home game in South Carolina goes bust, and Jonathan Little is just one of the pros with a new sponsorship deal that you'll hear about in tonight's Nightly Turbo.

The Online Railbird Report: Ziigmund's $2 Million Week

In a post on his blog aptly titled “Usain Bolt,” Ilari “Ziigmund” Sahamies wrote the following about his huge week at the online tables: “I have slept like 10 hours in last 100 hours which means Im little bit tired....I have ran like Usain Bolt

The Sunday Briefing: "tony6733" Wins Sunday Million Outright For Over a Quarter Million

Another Sunday on the virtual felt is in the books as the major online poker sites ran their standard Sunday tournaments. The PokerStars Sunday Million continues to regularly attract over 9,000 people and this week three players emerged with...

The Nightly Turbo: Tom Schneider and the WSOP TOC, Poker2Nite, and More

How is Tom Schneider trying to win your vote for the World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions? Money of course! Tonight's Nightly Turbo has the bribe, the latest from the Poker2Nite set, and more.