Tuesday, 20 July 2010
$500,000 is on offer to winner of the latest series of the Full Tilt Poker Million that starts in London later this month.
The opening heats takes place at the Sky Sports studios from 26th to 28th July with a host of top pros set to play. Heat one will feature Howard Lederer alongside Greg 'FTB' Mueller, Chris 'Jesus' Ferguson, Hendon Mobster Ross Boatman and Birmingham's finest Stuart Rutter. Even more big names are set for heat two including Patrik Antonius, Gavin Smith, Neil Channing and Barny Boatman. The quality doesn't lessen in the third heat either with Mike Matusow, Erik Seidel, Roberto Romanello and Tonys G and Bloom joining one of Full Tilt Poker's latest signings Annette Obrestad. The winner of each heat will go through to December's live final with the second place finishers progressing to a special runners up event in October after the second set of qualifiers have been completed.Organisers have also revealed a number of changes to this year's tournament. Each eight-handed heat will feature triple stacks with an online qualifier locking horns with the pros in each. A lucky online qualifier will also freeroll his or her way into the final courtesy of Full Tilt Poker. They'll go straight into the TV final with a stack of 150,000 chips with the other heat winners and runner up qualifier starting with 300,000 chips."The change in format for this year's FullTiltPoker.com Million IX is great news for poker," said Matchroom Sport managing director Eddie Hearn. "You only have to read the forums and the poker media to understand what the viewers want to see and that is the World's best players battling it out in a format that promotes skill and allows them to showcase every facet of their talent. The line up is will be the event's strongest yet and this news helps secure Poker Million as one of the World's leading poker tournaments." If you fancy your chances against the pros then qualifiers are still up and running at Full Tilt Poker.Keep up to date with all the news from the poker world by following us on Twitter and Facebook.
The sixth annual edition of Grosvenor Casinos’ Goliath tournament series may have begun last week but players are being advised that there is still time to qualify for seats into its prestigious £120 buy-in main event.
Land-based and online gaming products innovator Scientific Games Corporation is set to run its second annual Shuffle Master Classic event next month offering one lucky poker player the chance to walk away with $100,000 in cash.
Land-based casino operator Estoril Sol has been awarded the first online gaming license for Portugal and has teamed up with platform provider Gaming1 to launch the new EstorilSolCasinos.pt domain.
With 5,000 expected entries, £250,000 guaranteed in prizes and only £120 to play, its no wonder Coventry is the place to be between July 30 and August 7.
Second Punta Cana report goes live.
Punta Cana Poker Classic 2016.
Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes four.
Vamshi Vandanapu wins in Coventry.
Poker’s unassuming killer steps back into the limelight.
Meet one of UK poker's rising stars.
We talk to WSOP bracelet winner.
By Paul Oresteen.
Just keep smiling...
By Adam Slutsky
Pushing the envelope for a new poker generation.
Jeff KImber on fish.
So says Dara O'Kearney.
Dara O'Kearney looks at game thoery.
Dara O'K on bounty tournaments.
Rob Yong calls for competition.
A critical eye on the poker world.
Nick Wealthall on unconscious decision making.
Structure changes don't suit recreationals.
Features | Strategy | Interviews | Reviews | News | Profiles | Pages | British Poker Awards
© 2015 BluffEurope.com