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Tag: Full Tilt Poker

The Sunday Briefing: "Orionrg" Takes Top Sunday Prize

For the first time in three weeks, it was back to a standard Sunday on the virtual felt; however, that did not stop eight players from emerging with six-figure scores last night. The biggest prize, $255,429.56, went to "orionrg" for winning the...

The Online Railbird Report: Sahamies Rides the High-Stakes Roller Coaster

While most of the poker world has turned its attention to the North American Poker Tour, and the LA Poker Classic at the Commerce Casino, the action online has been fast and furious. Zigmund Gets Some of That "Isildur1"...

The Sunday Briefing: PokerStars Sets Sunday Million Record, FTOPS Main Event Ends in Seven-Way Deal

It was a record setting Sunday on PokerStars as the Sunday Million reached an all-time high in number entrants and its prize pool. As part of their 40 billionth hand celebration and the 4th anniversary of the Sunday Million, a guaranteed $4...

FTOPS Two-Day Event: Looking Back

Ever since FTOPS V, there has been a two-day event on the FTOPS docket. On Saturday, FTOPS XV will keep that tradition with Event #22, a $2,500 two-day six-max no-limit hold’em affair. The two-day tournament has provided the biggest paydays in all...

The Nightly Turbo: Full Tilt Poker Gets a New Pro, Sells for $1 Million, and More

Full Tilt Poker has added a new pro to their roster, sold for $1 million, and so much more in tonight's Nightly Turbo.

The Nightly Turbo: ESPN Talks About Full Tilt and the NAPT, a Clarification, and More

We're bringing to light a story that ESPN did on Full Tilt Pros playing the PokerStars North American Poker Tour, making a clarification, and bringing you some FTOPS results all in tonight's Nightly Turbo.

The Online Railbird Report: Isildur1 Wins Half a Million from Hastings, Drops $658K to Townsend

In the 24 hours since we last went to press with the Online Railbird Report, Isildur1 engaged in three major heads-up battles including his first significant rematch with Brian Hastings since their infamous $4.2 million session. This time...

The Nightly Turbo: Hollywood Multi-Accounting, Jayde Nicole on the Strip, and Who Is The NAPT Hostess?

Hollywood Dave may have outed himself as a muli-accounter, Jayde Nicole is suing over a photo, and it seems there is some confusion over the hostess for the PokerStars NAPT. Find out all the news in tonight's Nightly Turbo.

The Online Railbird Report: Isildur1 Wins $1,187,406 in 30 Hours

After a two-week warm-up at the $25/$50 and $50/$100 tables, Swedish phenom “Isildur1” returned to the nosebleed-stakes cash games Monday night and wasted no time, taking on several high-profile poker pros in multi-table heads-up matches...

FTOPS XV in Full Swing

Full Tilt’s Online Poker Series returned last week with its 15th installment. Ten tournaments are in the books and over six million dollars in prize-pool money has been awarded thus far. The biggest individual pieces so far have gone to Lance...

The "durrrr" Challenge: Micro-Session Yields $22,000 Gain for Dwan

Late Saturday night, Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Patrik Antonius played a blink-and-you'll-miss-it session of the "durrrr" Challenge spanning only 79 hands. After four-tabling for only 16 minutes, Dwan came away a winner, adding $21,790 to his lead...

The Weekly Turbo: PokerStars NAPT High Roller Shootout, Wasicka Wins in Tunica, and More

We're bringing you all the top stories from the week including the scoop on the PokerStars NAPT High Roller Bounty Shootout, Paul Wasicka's latest win, and more.

The Nightly Turbo: Full Tilt Poker Suit Dismissed, "FullFlush" Almost Doesn't Make It, and More

It's finally the weekend and we'll be sending you off with some news so you can impress your friends. You can find info on the Full Tilt Poker/Clonie Gowen suit being dismissed, Luke Schwartz almost missing his flight to Vegas, and more in...

The Nightly Turbo: Wasicka Wins in Tunica, World Poker Tour Makes TV History, and More

The Nightly Turbo is bringing you the scoop on Paul Wasicka's World Series of Poker Circuit win in Tunica, the World Poker Tour making TV history, and more.

The Online Railbird Report: “Isildur1” Returns, Kostritsyn Crushes the Competition

This week, we saw Alexander “PostflopAction” Kostritsyn emerge as a major force at the high-stakes online cash game tables, Patrik Antonius stop the bleeding on his 2010 losing streak, and Tom “durrrr” Dwan playing six-figure pots again. However.

The Nightly Turbo: Unabomber Replaces TexDolly, NAPT High-Roller Players, and More

We've got the scoop on who will be replacing Doyle Brunson in the PartyPoker Premier League, a list of confirmed players for the PokerStars North American Poker Tour High Roller Bounty Shootout, and more in tonight's Nightly Turbo.

The "durrrr" Challenge: Dwan Expands Lead by $315,000

With very little high-stakes cash game action running last night, Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Patrik Antonius sat down for a nearly three-hour session of the "durrrr" Challenge. After 883 hands of play, Dwan booked yet another win, adding $314,828 to...

Top 5 Performers in FTOPS History

On August 14th, 2006, Full Tilt introduced the Full Tilt Online Poker Series (FTOPS) with its first installment. Three and a half years and 263 tournaments later, FTOPS XV has arrived. That got us wondering, who are the top FTOPS performers? There...

The Sunday Briefing: "palurdo" Banks a Sunday Million Win on Super Bowl Sunday

It may have been Super Bowl Sunday, but that did not slow down the action on the virtual felt much as eight players emerged from the Sunday majors with six-figure scores. The largest went to "palurdo", earning just shy of $250,000 for claiming...

Full Tilt Online Poker Series XV: Satellite Your Way to a Gold Jersey

The next installment of the Full Tilt Online Poker Series is right around the corner, beginning Feb 10. This time around, 27 different events will be held and more than $17 million is guaranteed. PokerNews is here to give you a primer on the...