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Tag: Full Tilt Poker

FTOPS XVII: "yahoo33" Banks a $300k Score, Adams Banks Jersey

FTOPS XVII is just about at its midway point as sixteen events are in the books. Monday's action (spilling over into Tuesday morning) provided the biggest pay day thus far as "yahoo33" won Event #16 for $301,400. The lengthy final table came to an...

The Nightly Turbo: World Poker Tour Headed to Florida, Poker After Dark Preview, and More

The weekend is over and it's back to the Monday grind for all of us. Lucky for you, you've stumbled upon the best place to get your poker news fill. In tonight's Nightly Turbo, we've got the news on the World Poker Tour's latest addition to its...

Two Months of No Sleep and Non-Stop Online Grinding

Every year, more and more young kids are showing up to the World Series of Poker with some plump bankrolls thanks to all the heavy grinding they put in online during the months when the Series is not being played. For the two months of June and...

The Sunday Briefing: Ferguson Falls Short of FTOPS Glory

An action-packed Sunday of online poker came to an end early Monday morning as Event #13 of FTOPS XVII ran well past sunrise on the the east coast. Headlining the final table was none other than Chris Ferguson. However, he bowed out in fifth place...

Brent "Broberts85" Roberts Captures Second FTOPS Title / All-Time Final Tables Made Leaderboard

FTOPS XVII kicked off Wednesday night and got off to a running start. The $750,000 guarantee was easily reached as a field of 4,591 created a total prize pool of $918,200. Nearly 12 hours after it began, Brent "Broberts85" Roberts emerged...

The “durrrr” Challenge: Dwan Increases Overall Lead to $2 Million

Tom “durrrr” Dwan and Patrik Antonius sat down for another session of the “durrrr” Challenge in the wee hours of Tuesday morning, their second meeting in 48 hours. Although they didn’t play for long, logging only 36 minutes of playing...

Online Poker Spotlight: Jared Vengrin

PokerNews caught up with Jared Vengrin, to discuss his recent win in the Full Tilt Poker $750,000 Guarantee. He also discusses moving to Austin, Texas and what he'd be doing if he weren't playing poker. First off, congratulations on shipping...

The Online Railbird Report: Finns Win, Martonas Returns

The high-stakes cash game action picked up significantly this week, with heavy hitters like Phil Ivey, Patrik Antonius and Tom “durrrr” Dwan logging significant hours at the tables. The pot-limit Omaha games also welcomed a special guest...

FTOPS XVII Begins Tomorrow

The Full Tilt Online Poker Series returns tomorrow with its 17th installment. FTOPS XVII boasts 34 events, an all-time high, and $19,000,000 in guaranteed prize pools. After Event #1 on Wednesday night, there will be three tournaments per day for...

Jordan "Jymaster11" Young Discusses His Incredible Sunday Wins

This past Sunday, Jordan “Jymaster11” Young completed one of the most amazing feats in all of poker. First, he won the Full Tilt Sunday Brawl for $104,951 before following his win up with a victory in the Full Tilt Sunday $750,000 Gaurantee...

The "durrrr" Challenge: 92 Days Later, Dwan and Antonius Are Back

We’d almost given up on them. Almost. Maybe it was the Vegas heat. Maybe they had nothing better to do. Or maybe they were just sick of playing cap PLO cash games and wanted a taste of the real thing. Whatever the reasons, the stars aligned...

Players Headed to Merit Cyprus Classic For Hot Action and Even Hotter Beaches

Interested in a mix of high-stakes tournament action and high-luxury vacation? Then listen up. The Merit FullTilt Cyprus Classic, kicking off on August 17th, promises to bring the heat both on the felt and on the beach. Running from the 17th to...

The Sunday Briefing: Jordan “Jymaster11” Young Pockets Two Six-Figure Scores

It was a memorable Sunday for Jordan “Jymaster11” Young. Not only did he win the Full Tilt $750,000 Guarantee for $132,787.50, he also topped the field in the Full Tilt Sunday Brawl for $104,951, in a feat that can only be considered one of...

Off the Felt with Mark Vos

We like to catch up with the pros from time to time, to give you a little sneak peek into their lives. Our latest chat was with Full Tilt Pro Mark Vos. We found out how he's recovering from the 2010 World Series of Poker, what he'd be doing if he...

The Online Railbird Report: Negreanu Wins $333,000 on PokerStars

While Full Tilt Poker is the primary hotbed for high-stakes online cash games, the action was kicked up a notch this week on PokerStars by the presence of the site’s most famous endorser. Daniel Negreanu has blogged a great deal about how much...

House Financial Services Committee Votes to Approve Barney Frank's Internet Gambling Legislation

The eventual timeline of how officially legalized online poker came about in the United States will include a spot for July 28, 2010, the first time a licensing and regulatory bill received a positive vote at the federal level. The House...

The Nightly Turbo: "Serious Network Vulnerability" on Cake Poker, ESPN Inside Deal, and More

What's in the lineup for tonight's Nightly Turbo? Poker Table Ratings has discovered an issue on the Cake Poker Network, the ESPN Inside Deal team is bringing you another episode, this time, David Williams joins them, and we've got a little eye...

The Nightly Turbo: 2010 World Series of Poker on ESPN, Demspey Turns Red, and More

The Rio has shut its doors to the World Series of Poker, but don't think that its out of your life until November. ESPN's coverage of the 2010 WSOP gets underway Tuesday. James Dempsey is the latest pro to be added to Full Tilt Poker's Red Pro...

Barney Frank's Internet Gambling Legislation Markup

The question poker players should be asking as Barney Frank's bill to license and regulate the Internet gambling industry heads to a markup on Tuesday is not whether the bill will pass but whether it will move forward in a form players would...

The Sunday Briefing: "BarneyR2005" Wins The PokerStars Sunday Million

An eventful Sunday of online poker concluded early Monday morning with five players pocketing six-figure scores. The biggest went to "BarneyR2005" for claming an outright victory in the PokerStars Sunday Million for $244,749.39. The PokerStars...

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