The Full Tilt IPO comes to Dublin
October 21st, 2015
The International Poker Open Tour makes its sixth stop, Dublin’s Regency Hotel, from Wednesday, October 21st through Monday, October 26th.
The festival kicks off with the much anticipated $250 No Limit Hold’em Main Event, but the action doesn’t stop there: Main Event players get entry into a $5,000 freeroll at Full Tilt on Sunday, November 1st. That’s not all – players who qualified for IPO Dublin via a Full Tilt satellite will participate in a last longer competition with a UKIPT Main Event Ticket up for grabs.
On top of that, The Deal Live returns – players will get to play a live hand of The Deal, with the chance to snag Tournament Tickets and Full Tilt branded merchandise.
Following the Dublin leg, the Tour goes marching on and will make its seventh stop in Limerick from November 13th.
Full Tilt Classic tournament series launches
September 24th, 2015
The Full Tilt Classic tournament series has landed on Full Tilt, an Amaya Inc. (Nasdaq: AYA; TSX: AYA) brand. It features a blockbuster line-up that includes 20 series events, 40 side events, freeroll tournaments, the Full Tilt Classic Leaderboard and the Full Tilt Classic Play Chip Series.
There’s a guarantee of at least $270,000 up for grabs in the 20 Full Tilt Classic events alone, as well as thousands of dollars in extra cash prizes and tickets to be won during the packed series.
Satellites are running now, with the series kicking off in full on Friday, September 11th and running until Sunday, September 20th.
Full Tilt Classic tournaments take place twice daily: 12:30 ET and 14:30 ET from Monday through Saturday, then on Sundays the tournaments run at 11:30 ET and 13:30 ET.
Win a $13,000 VIP trip to Las Vegas with The Stack
May 21st, 2015
Running from Sunday, May 31st to Sunday, June 7th, the Stack features 16 deep stack tournaments with buy-ins to suit players of all levels. There’s a total guaranteed prize pool of $700,000 and a $13,000 trip to Las Vegas for UFC 189: Aldo vs. McGregor up for grabs.
The winners of each of The Stack tournaments qualify for a Tournament of Champions event, which will be streamed live on Twitch. The High Tournament of Champions is where the VIP Las Vegas package is on offer – plus a two-month custom Black Card Pro sponsorship and a $1,000 FTOPS Main Event ticket.
Players can also qualify for the Low Tournament of Champions via The Stack Flip Freeroll on Saturday, June 13th. They just need to play any event in The Stack to get a ticket.
Gold Rush returns with instant prizes of up to $25,000
March 26th, 2015
After a hugely successful first run earlier, Gold Rush is back and even bigger.
From Friday, March 27th through Sunday, April 19th, there are cash prizes of up to $25,000, Ring Game Tickets, Jackpot Sit & Go Freeroll tickets and Full Tilt Point bundles and more up for grabs. Players can get in on the action via the Full Tilt mobile and desktop app.
If you missed it first time around, here’s how Gold Rush works: each time a player contributes to the pot at a real-money Rush Poker ring game, they have the chance to be whisked away to the Gold Rush table where they’ll receive a mystery prize.
In addition, play-money players can join the prospectors and land a share of up to 1,000,000 Play Chips if they find themselves at a Gold Rush table.
Learn more about Gold Rush.
FTOPS XXVII awards over $4.5 million in prize money
December 15th, 2014
It was an exciting finish to FTOPS XXVII with more than $2 million won during the final weekend alone. As always, the Main Event didn’t disappoint with ‘natfalber11’ emerging victorious over a field of 1,767 to take down a $212K payday.
With an impressive score of 1,061 points, ‘dipthrong’ topped the FTOPS XXVII Leaderboard and will now join the Black Card Pro Team on a four-month sponsorship contract.
Over $4.5 million in prize money was won in 15 days across 30 FTOPS XXVII events.
Race towards $100,000 in freeroll prizes at Full Tilt
October 28th, 2014
Full Tilt is giving players the chance to win a share of $10,000 in freeroll prizes every day from Friday, October 31st through Sunday, November 8th when they opt in to $100K Scramble.
There are five daily $1,000 Scramble Freerolls – players can register when they’ve earned one Full Tilt Point or more during the six-day period leading up to the freeroll tournament’s starting time. As long as they meet the points requirement, they can register for as many freerolls as they want.
Two $2,500 Scramble Freerolls also take place each day, and there are three ways to get Tournament Tickets for these. Players will get their first ticket just for opting in to the promotion via the desktop or mobile app. They can get an additional five tickets for depositing $20 or more and a further five tickets for playing any real-money Sit & Go Tournament on the mobile app.
Jackpot Sit & Go Tournaments now available on the Full Tilt Poker App
July 15th, 2014
Players can now access Jackpot Sit & Go Tournaments on the go via the Full Tilt Poker app available on both Android and Apple devices.
Released on the desktop software just a few weeks ago, Full Tilt Poker’s newest format has already lived up to its promise of dishing out extraordinary prize pools for ordinary buy-ins, with 17 maximum jackpots in just 20 days.
Four of these maximum jackpots occurred in $10 buy-in Jackpot Sit & Go Tournaments. Russian player “VSA24” was the first to turn a $10 buy-in into $15,000; “Uncanny666” and “Maxidici” were next, both taking down the top prize in the same day, and the most recent $15,000 winner was German player “TMM HH”.
Jackpot Sit & Go Tournament buy-ins range from $1 to $10 and the randomly determined prize pool is set at two times (2x) to 2,000 times (2,000x) the buy-in.
The Full Tilt Poker app is ideal for poker on the move – as well as Jackpot Sit & Go Tournaments, mobile players can choose from Six-Max and Heads-up Sit & Go Tournaments, Ring Games, and of course, Rush Poker and Adrenaline Rush Poker.
Win a share of over $4.5 million in FTOPS XXVI from just $0.11
July 8th, 2014
The Full Tilt Online Poker Series (FTOPS) has returned, with daily satellite tournaments running from just $0.11 or 100 Full Tilt Points. FTOPS XXVI boasts over $4.5 million in guaranteed prize money and features a variety of special features, giving players even more reasons to win their way into the series.
Players can make their mark on the FTOPS XXVI schedule with MyFTOPS from Monday, July 7th, while bonus Tournament Dollars and MiniFTOPS XXVI Tournament Tickets are up for grabs with FTOPS Satellite Hero.
Throughout the series, which runs from August 3rd to 17th, players will battle it out to top the FTOPS XXVI Leaderboard and win a four-month Black Card Pro sponsorship contract, which includes 100% cashback on their play.
Full Tilt Poker’s MTOPS awards over $1 million
June 11th, 2014
The Micro Turbo Online Poker Series (MTOPS) reached its climax on Sunday night with more than $1 million won during its two-week run. The series produced 75 MTOPS champions, including Main Event victor "JamDonut99", who walked away with $38,000 in winnings – a spectacular return on a $15 buy-in.
In addition to a share of the $1,000,000 prize pool, "THE_ROCK_ROYAL" also earned two $1,500 ticket packages by finishing top of both the MTOPS Leaderboard and the MTOPS Multi-Entry Leaderboard.
The series included a huge variety of game types and tournament structures, and every event featured Full Tilt Poker's exclusive Multi-Entry Tournament format. In addition, a number of events also incorporated Full Tilt Poker's Flipout Tournament and Multi-Day Tournament formats.
You can find a recap of the highlights here: www.fulltilt.com/blog/mtops-wraps
MiniFTOPS returns with more than $2 million guaranteed
April 18th, 2014
MiniFTOPS XXV gets underway on Sunday, April 20th, with over $2,000,000 in combined guarantees up for grabs across 31 events.
The Series runs through Sunday, May 4th and features the same great events as FTOPS but at one-tenth of the buy-in.
There’s at least $200,000 to play for on the first day of the Series – Event #1 kicks off at 13:00 ET with the chance to turn $22 into a share of $150,000 in guaranteed prize money. Other Series’ highlights include Event #16, a No Limit Hold’em Re-Entry Tournament with at least $200,000 to play for, and the action-packed Main Event guaranteeing at least $600,000.
In addition, the player who tops the MiniFTOPS XXV Leaderboard will get a MiniFTOPS Black Card Pro avatar and a four-month Black Card Pro sponsorship contract. As well as earning a spot on the elite Black Card Pro team and 100% cashback, they will be given the choice between either FTOPS buy-ins worth $12,000 or a clearable $10,000 bonus.
MiniFTOPS Satellite Hero also gives players the opportunity to win bonus tickets for the Micro Turbo Online Poker Series (MTOPS) when they satellite into any MiniFTOPS event and subsequently cash in that tournament.
Players can buy in to MiniFTOPS XXV events from $5.50 or satellite through from just $0.05 or 25 Full Tilt Points.
Battle alongside Gus Hansen or Viktor ‘Isildur1’ Blom in Full Tilt Poker’s Team Pro
February 28th, 2014
Full Tilt Poker is giving players the opportunity to join forces with Gus Hansen and Viktor ‘Isildur1’ Blom with its latest promotion, Team Pro.
Sixteen players will compete for a slice of more than $40,000 and Team Pro glory when they become members of elite teams captained by The Professionals at Full Tilt Poker.
Players can take part in Team Gus or Team Viktor Flip Freerolls by opting in and completing four or more Team Pro achievements across at least four separate days from Monday, March 10th through Sunday, March 16th. There are seven Team Pro achievements players can choose from, including simply earning one Full Tilt Point or more at Adrenaline Rush Poker tables, or playing one of the new Multi-Day Tournaments.
The freerolls take place Wednesday, March 19th with prize pools of $5,000 each. The top eight players in each freeroll will form a team and receive a custom-made hoodie, in addition to their tournament winnings.
Every Team Pro player will take on their poker superstar captain in a heads-up training game for $1,000 on Sunday, March 23rd. The teams will then clash, as Team Gus and Team Viktor members go head-to-head against one another, while Gus and Viktor fight it out.
The team that wins the most duels will triumph and every player on that team will be awarded $2,000.
MTOPS is back with over $1 Million to be won
February 14th, 2014,
More than $1,000,000 in combined guarantees is up for grabs across 75 events with the Micro Turbo Online Poker Series (MTOPS), from Sunday, February 16th through Sunday, March 2nd.
Every event features a Multi-Entry Tournament Format, enabling players to enter each of their favorite tournaments more than once. The schedule includes a wide range of game types – including Irish, Courchevel and Stud – as well as Pro Bounty events which give players the chance to win an additional $100 for knocking out a sponsored pro. Extra prizes can be won through the MTOPS Leaderboards and the Multi-Entry Challenge, including cash bonuses, Tournament Tickets and MTOPS merchandise.
Direct buy-ins to MTOPS events start from as little as $0.55, or players can satellite their way in from just $0.11 or 5 Full Tilt Points.
Win a heads-up match against Gus Hansen or Isildur1 in Bust a Pro
December 13th, 2013
Bust a Pro is giving players the opportunity to challenge Gus Hansen or Viktor 'Isildur1' Blom heads-up for up to $50,000.
Players can battle for a spot in the heads-up matches by choosing between Gus Hansen or Isildur1 Bust a Pro Freerolls. Players who comes out on top in a $10K Bust a Pro Freeroll will go on to challenge either Gus Hansen or Isildur1 heads up on Sunday, January 5th for up to $50,000 and their place in poker history.
Players can qualify for a $10K Bust a Pro Freeroll during two qualifying weeks from Sunday, December 15th.
Build Your Bonus returns to Full Tilt Poker
December 3rd, 2013
Full Tilt Poker's Build Your Bonus is back, giving players the chance to earn up to $400 in bonus cash.
After opting in, all players need to do is continue to play and earn Full Tilt Points to release their bonus. There are five bonus targets to aim for over at least five days between Monday, December 9th and Wednesday, December 18th. Players that qualify will receive almost half their total bonus instantly on Thursday, December 19th.
The remainder of the cash can be cleared in three equal chunks between Thursday, December 19th and Saturday, December 28th, by simply playing and earning Full Tilt Points.
Full Tilt Poker gives personalized bonus to real-money players
November 1st, 2013
Full Tilt Poker is giving real-money players extra cash with its Big Bonus promotion.
Personalized bonuses are in player accounts and those who accept by Tuesday, November 12th will have two weeks to release their bonus cash by earning Full Tilt Points at any real-money table.
Each Big Bonus will be released at a rate of $1 for every 25 Full Tilt Points earned. For further details on their personalized bonus offers, players can check their Bonus Accounts in the Full Tilt Poker Cashier.
MTOPS returns to Full Tilt Poker with over $1 million guaranteed
October 11th, 2013
Full Tilt Poker’s Micro Turbo Online Poker Series (MTOPS) kicks off Sunday, October 13th, featuring 75 events across 15 days. Running until Sunday, October 27th, the series will culminate in the $500,000 guaranteed Main Event. This No Limit Hold’em Turbo tournament has starting stacks of 10,000 and a buy-in of $14 + $1.
Each MTOPS event has Full Tilt Poker’s exclusive Multi-Entry Tournament format and a guaranteed prize pool; in total, more than $1,000,000 in combined guarantees is up for grabs during the series.
Direct buy-ins to MTOPS events start from as little as $0.55 or 100 Full Tilt Points. Players can also satellite their way in from just $0.11 or 5 Full Tilt Points.
The series also features three Pro Bounty events – Event #3, Event #38 and the Main Event – where players will win a $100 cash bounty if they knock out any of Full Tilt Poker’s sponsored players, including Gus Hansen, Viktor “Isildur1” Blom, Martins Adeniya and Dermot Blain.
Additional prizes are available throughout MTOPS, including cash bonuses up to $500, MiniFTOPS XXIV Main Event tickets and MTOPS merchandise.
Exclusive extras await Full Tilt Poker qualifiers at UKIPT London
August 29th, 2013
Qualifiers for the £500,000 guaranteed UK & Ireland Poker Tour (UKIPT) London Main Event are now running at Full Tilt Poker – players can buy in directly from just $5 + $0.50 or satellite through for a little as $0.10 + $0.01.
The £1,000 + £100 buy-in UKIPT Main Event runs Wednesday, October 2nd through Sunday, October 6th and takes place at the Grand Connaught Rooms, located in the heart of central London.
As well as the chance to compete for big prize money and a major tournament title, Full Tilt Poker qualifiers will also benefit from a host of exclusive extras that simply aren’t available to other players, including a shot at winning a package to the next UKIPT stop via the Last Longer contest.
Win the chance to play Gus Hansen heads-up
August 19th, 2013
Full Tilt Poker’s Satellite Hero, running Monday, August 19th through Sunday, September 1st, gives players the opportunity to go head-to-head against Gus Hansen. Those taking part can also get a cut of over $4,000 in MiniFTOPS XXIII entries and win Tournament Tickets.
Players who satellite into a scheduled tournament and cash in that tournament will receive a free ticket to the Satellite Hero Freeroll on top of their cash prize. The top 126 players in this freeroll will get a share of MiniFTOPS XXIII tickets worth more than $3,000.
The winner of the Satellite Hero Freeroll will play heads-up against Gus Hansen the day after their victory. The player will begin with a 2:1 chip lead on Hansen and, if they beat The Professional, they will be awarded a prize package comprised of a ticket to every MiniFTOPS XXIII event, valued at over $1,200.
Additionally, during Satellite Hero, qualifying satellite winners who reach the final table of their destination tournament will receive a Tournament Ticket to the value of the buy-in.
Earn up to $400 cash when you Build Your Bonus at Full Tilt Poker
Full Tilt Poker players can earn up to $400 in instant cash and bonuses with the Build Your Bonus promotion.
After opting-in, players can hit one of the bonus targets over at least five days from August 19th to receive cash on August 29th.
Five total bonus amounts are available, and qualified players will receive 40% of their total bonus as instant cash. The remaining portion can be cleared in three equal chunks between Thursday, August 29th and Saturday, September 7th.
For every day a player earns Full Tilt Points during the qualifying period, they will be given a day to reach their total bonus during the bonus clearing period.
Get a free shot at cash prizes during Full Tilt Poker’s Flip For It
Full Tilt Poker is rewarding players who make a real-money deposit from now through Sunday, July 21st with up to nine free opportunities to turn one chip into $10 with Flip For It.
New to Full Tilt Poker, Flip Tournaments are fast and exciting Scheduled or Sit & Go Tournaments where players move all-in automatically on every hand. During the Flip For It promotion, players who deposit $20 will receive a Flip For It Ticket, which can be used to register for 9-max Flip For It Freerolls. For every full $10 deposited on top of the initial $20, players will receive an additional Flip For It Freeroll Ticket, up to a maximum of nine tickets.
Each freeroll is a 9-max Sit & Go Flip Tournament, with a cash prize of $10 awarded to the winner.
Flip For It Tickets will also be awarded to players who make a qualifying transfer from their paired PokerStars account.
UKIPT sponsorship package up for grabs at Galway festival
In addition to guaranteeing the €1,000,000 UKIPT Galway Main Event prize pool, Full Tilt Poker is giving players the opportunity to win a prize package to at least eight UKIPT Main Events with its Last Longer Sponsorship promotion.
The all-access pass includes buy-ins and expenses for every remaining stop on the UKIPT Season 4 tour and is exclusive to Full Tilt Poker qualifiers.
The prize package will be won by the player that outlasts all other Full Tilt Poker qualifiers in the UKIPT Galway Main Event – which runs from August 8th through August 12th – in addition to their tournament earnings.
After the Galway stop, the UKIPT Season 4 tour will visit London, the Isle of Man and Nottingham in 2013, with at least five more stops set to be announced for 2014.
Full Tilt Poker’s Rush Week is back
Rush Week is returning to Full Tilt Poker, giving players the chance to earn up to $250 in cash and entry to the exclusive $25k Rush Week Freeroll.
During Rush Week, which runs from Monday, June 24th through Sunday, June 30th, players who opt in and accumulate 10 Full Tilt Points or more by playing Rush Poker ring games, Sit & Gos and tournaments on at least four days during the week can receive cash rewards of up to $250.
There are four different Rush Week reward levels based on the amount of points players earn, with each player’s cash reward determined by the level achieved.
In addition, players who reach the final table of a Rush Poker Tournament or Sit & Go Tournament will receive entry into the exclusive $25k Rush Week Freeroll, taking place on Sunday, July 7th at 14:15 ET.
In The Money launched
Full Tilt Poker has launched In The Money, running from May 20th to May 26th, which rewards players who cash in Sit & Go tournaments with the chance to win more Sit & Go tickets.
Players that cash in three or more Sit & Gos win entry to exclusive In The Money Sit & Go Freeroll tournaments, where they can win a tournament ticket equal to their initial buy-in.
To receive an In The Money Sit & Go Freeroll ticket, players must cash in the required number of Sit & Gos at the same speed and buy-in level.
All 6- to 27-player Sit & Gos are included in In The Money, with all buy-in levels covered.
Top Up Bonus includes cash bonus and more
Cash bonuses and Ring Game Tickets are available with Full Tilt Poker's Top Up Bonus promotion.
Players who have played for real money at Full Tilt Poker and earned at least one Full Tilt Point prior to 23:59 ET on Monday, May 6th have already been automatically offered a Top Up Bonus offer. Once players accept their personalized offer, they will earn bonus money while playing their favorite games, and be awarded a Ring Game Ticket when the entire Top Up Bonus has been cleared.
New players or those who have not yet earned a Full Tilt Point have until 23:59 ET on Thursday, May 16th to deposit and earn the point playing real-money games; after they have done so, they will be offered their Top Up Bonus offer by Saturday, May 18th. New depositors will also receive the First Deposit Welcome Package.
Players have three weeks from the moment they log into the software and accept their offer to clear the bonus by earning Full Tilt Points. Once the entire cash bonus has been released, players will receive a Ring Game Ticket valued at 20% of their total bonus amount.
New to the Game tables now available
Full Tilt Poker has launched New to the Game tables, which have been designed to let players experience the online poker room’s wide range of poker games in a welcoming environment, with an emphasis on providing as much information as possible during each hand.
New to the Game ring game tables and tournaments cover the smallest stake levels offered and gameplay proceeds at a slower pace than at standard tables, with extra tooltips that offer information on key aspects of the game and players’ options at the table. Additionally, players’ current hand strength is always displayed, helping them recognize how their hand ranking changes as new cards are dealt.
All existing Full Tilt Poker players are eligible to access these tables, with each player’s ongoing eligibility impacted by the number of New to the Game ring game hands or tournaments played since the feature was launched.
Escalator Tournaments, 5-Card Stud and Irish now offered by Full Tilt Poker
Full Tilt Poker now features a variety of new poker game and tournament types.
Escalator Tournaments are an exciting take on the traditional tournament format, with the duration of the blind levels gradually increasing in length as the game progresses. For example, an Escalator Tournament might begin with blinds set at 15/30 for five minutes, with the 20/40 level lasting for six minutes, the 25/50 level lasting for seven minutes, and each subsequent blind level lasting for one minute longer than its predecessor.
Players can now sit down at 5-Card Stud or Irish tables, two new poker varieties added to Full Tilt Poker's game offering. One of the oldest poker games, 5-Card Stud plays similarly to Stud Hi (7-Card Stud), with players receiving a total of five cards during the hand. Irish is a variant of Hold'em in which players are dealt four hole cards instead of two pre-flop, two of which must be discarded after the flop round of betting.
All of the above game and tournament types are now available in the poker software.
Updated Tournament Guarantees at Full Tilt Poker
Full Tilt Poker’s scheduled tournaments offer round-the-clock action every day of the week with a wide range of buy-ins and guaranteed prize pools to choose from. Players have even more incentive to go for tournament glory, as all regularly scheduled tournaments now feature guaranteed prize money.
The tournament list – available both in the game software and on the Full Tilt Poker website – has been improved, with tournament names and prize pool amounts clearer and the color-coding scheme enhanced to ensure tournament types are easier to identify.
The Madness is back, followed by $5 Million Double Guarantees Week
There is over $70,000 in cash to be won from February 8th until February 10th with Super Sit & Go Madness.
From 12:00 ET on Friday, February 8th until 23:59 ET on Sunday, February 10th, players can take part in Super Sit & Go Madness to win their share of more than $70,000 in cash and prizes - including entry to the $25K Super Madness Freeroll - just by playing their favorite single-table Sit & Gos.
When the Madness subsides, it's time for $5 Million Double Guarantees Week.
From Monday, February 11th through Friday, February 15th, we're doubling the guarantees for our Weekly Guarantee Tournaments and making them all Re-Entry Tournaments, with the exception of our Multi-Entry Tournaments.
There's twice as much to win during $5 Million Double Guarantees Week.
Gus Hansen, Tom “durrrr” Dwan and Viktor “Isildur1” Blom join The Professionals at Full Tilt Poker
Three of the most exciting players on the planet, Gus Hansen, Tom “durrrr” Dwan and Viktor “Isildur1” Blom, have been unveiled as founding members of The Professionals, Full Tilt Poker’s team of brand ambassadors.
Gus Hansen, also known as “The Great Dane”, burst onto the scene in the early 2000s and wowed the world of poker with his exciting and unorthodox play en route to multiple WPT titles, a WSOP bracelet and an Aussie Millions Main Event crown.
Tom "durrrr" Dwan is one of the most respected heads-up players on the planet, with a uniquely dynamic style. In addition to his ring game ability, Tom is recognized as a top tournament player and boasts more than $2 million in career tournament earnings.
Viktor "Isildur1" Blom is a true poker phenomenon. His relentlessly aggressive play has inspired many to copy his high-octane style. Viktor has shown no fear in taking on some of the biggest names in poker, and will look to reignite competitive action at Full Tilt Poker’s highest stakes tables.
Gus, Tom and Viktor play online exclusively at Full Tilt Poker.