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Tag: Full Tilt Poker

Full Tilt Poker Merit Cyprus Classic: Krause Conquers the Island of Cyprus

Wednesday marked the final day for the 2010 Full Tilt Poker Merit Cyprus Classic. The televised final table was headlined by Full Tilt Red Pro Van Marcus, who would be looking to claim another major tournament title., andAndreas Krause, who was...

Full Tilt Poker Merit Cyprus Classic Day 4: Vasvenszki Leads the Final Six

The final 18 players returned to the Merit Crystal Cove in beautiful Cyprus on Tuesday to battle it out on Day 4 of the Full Tilt Poker Merit Cyprus Classic. It took about eight hours, but the televised final table of six was reached, setting the...

The Online Railbird Report: Ivey’s Weekend Massacre, Galfond Ups the Volume, and More

Much like Tom “durrrr” Dwan saw his August hot streak come to a screeching halt last week, Phil Ivey experienced the same phenomena this weekend, losing nearly half of his $1.6 million in profits for the month in the space of only three days...

The Ivey Effect

“Michael Jordan is in Paris. That's better than the Pope. It's God in person.'' That was how the front-page story in the France-Soir newspaper began when the Chicago Bulls arrived in Paris, France for the 1997 McDonald’s Championship. You...

Full Tilt Poker Merit Cyprus Classic Day 3: Clavet Leads the Final 18

The 2010 Full Tilt Poker Merit Cyprus Classic saw the doors shut on Day 3 Monday after six exciting levels of play. The returning field of 45 players was whittled down to the final 18, all of who are in the money and guaranteed at least $12,995...

The Sunday Briefing: Johnny Lodden Final Tables the PokerStars Sunday Million

With many live tournaments being played around the globe, the numbers took a bit of a dive on the virtual felt this weekend. Still, that did not stop several players from securing massive paydays. The PokerStars Sunday Million was won by "pvas2"...

Full Tilt Poker Merit Cyprus Classic Main Event Day 2: Loeser Leads

The remaining 141 players returned to the Merit Crystal Cove on Saturday to battle it out on Day 2 of the Full Tilt Poker Merit Cyprus Classic Main Event. Seven levels were played today and when all was said and done, just 45 remain in what was an...

Full Tilt Poker Merit Cyprus Classic Day 1b: Dolan, Mizzi and Loeser All Hold Big Stacks

It’s not an often occurrence that the last starting day at a major poker tournament sees fewer entrants than the first, but that was the case in Cyprus for the 2010 Full Tilt Poker Merit Cyprus Classic Main Event. Day 1b saw 71 players hit the...

Bukara Captures Full Tilt Poker Merit Cyprus Classic $25,000 High Roller Freeze-Out Title

After a grueling three days of tournament poker, the Full Tilt Poker Merit Cyprus Classic $25,000 High Roller Freeze-Out has come to an end with Perica Bukara being crowned champion! We started with a field of 36 players vying for the title. It...

Full Tilt Poker Merit Cyprus Classic Day 1a: Chouity's Rockets Propel Him to the Top

Last year, poker history was made on the island of Cyprus when the first-ever international poker tournament was held. This year, there are hopes of going above and beyond by having the largest-ever international poker tournament on the island of...

Full Tilt Poker Merit Cyprus Classic High Roller Day 2: Bukara Heads Final Table

The $25,000 High Roller Freeze-Out continued play on Thursday at the 2010 Full Tilt Poker Merit Cyprus Classic. Returning to the felt after Day 1 were 24 heavy hitters, with David Benyamine leading the charge. Play lasted until about 4:30 am...

Brent "Broberts85" Roberts: Making All the Right Moves

Brent "Broberts85" Roberts kicked off the latest Full Tilt Online Poker Series with a big win in Event #1, a $200 no-limit freezeout with a massive field and a cool $164,000 for first. With that victory, Roberts, who plays on PokerStars as...

Full Tilt Poker Merit Cyprus Classic High Roller Day 1: Benyamine Leads The Way

The 2010 Full Tilt Poker Merit Cyprus Classic kicked off on Wednesday with two events, one being the $25,000 High Roller Freeze-Out. A field of 36 has been reduced to 24, all with eyes on the top prize. The prize pool has not been released yet...

The Online Railbird Report: Ivey Crushes, Hansen Slides, and Dwan Readies for Round Two

As the dog days of summer approach, the action on Full Tilt Poker is heating back up, with fan favorites Phil Ivey, Tom “durrrr” Dwan, and Gus Hansen providing railbirds around the world with plenty of entertainment this week in the...

FTOPS XVII: Double Jersey Winners, Family Ties, and More

Full Tilt Poker's 17th installment of their quarterly online poker series is wrapping up today with the second day of the $600 Main Event. While you rail that online, take a look at some of the biggest wins from the last two weeks:

The Sunday Briefing: Three Players Emerge With $400k+ Scores

FTOPS XVII has come to a close, but not before dishing out millions in prize money. For 12 days, online poker veterans and rookies took to the virtual felt with hopes of capturing FTOPS glory. The Main Event was won by TyboVegas for $423,057.41...

The Nightly Turbo: Doubles Poker Championship, PartyGaming Named in Kentucky Domain Case, and More

You came here looking for the news and that's what we're going to give you. What's on the docket today? Well, the Doubles Poker Championship is hitting your TV sets this week, PartyGaming has been named in the Kentucky domain seizure case, and...

FTOPS XVII In Full Swing

Other notables who have secured first-place finishes include Mike "chapmoney" Chappus, Geoff "GeoffRas22" Rasmussen, Jason "jdpc27" Wheeler, Andrew "SkillVille" Weisner, and Aaron "Aguskb" Gustavson. All the events and winners are listed below...

Around the World with Lynn Gilmartin: Cyprus

Cyprus is the third largest island in the Mediterranean, sitting at the crossroads of three continents, attracting somewhere around 2.4 million vacationers per year. Hundreds of poker pros will be gracing those Mediterranean shores of Cyprus this...

The Nightly Turbo: WSOP Main Event on ESPN, Women in Poker Hall of Fame, and More

It's the week on ESPN you've all been waiting for - oh wait, college football season hasn't started yet. OK, so it's one of the weeks on ESPN you've all been waiting for, the 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event coverage makes its debut tonight...

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