FullTilt Poker Review
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Overall FullTilt Poker Review
Full Tilt Poker was launched in June of 2004. Full Tilt Poker is the second highest trafficked poker site online, and boasts ring and tournament games of all stakes at all times of the day. While many of the games are Hold’em,
Full Tilt has more Omaha and Stud play than all other sites. Whether you play cash games, multi-table tournaments, or sit & go’s, Full Tilt Poker has what you need. With games of many varieties at low stakes, high stakes, and everywhere in between, you’ll never be waiting around for a game to start!
Many of the best professional poker players in the world play exclusively at Full Tilt, and you can play against them! Phil Ivey, Patrik Antonius, Allen Cunningham, Phil Gordon, Gus Hansen, John Juanda, Erick Lindgren, Erik Siedel and Mike Matusow are just a few of the red player names, denoting Full Tilt pros, that you will see at the highest stakes cash tables on a regular basis.
Other live pros like Chris Ferguson and Andy Bloch can be found playing tournaments, as well as a host of up and coming internet pros. Full Tilt is the only site around that so often and easily gives you access to test your game against some of the best poker players in the world!
US Players are welcome at Full Tilt Poker. Because they allow players from the US and have so many professionals who play at the site on a regular basis, Full Tilt Poker is the Internet’s second largest poker room. At the time this review was written, there were over 95,000 players online playing at over 25,000 tables
Sign Up Bonus :
When you become a member of Full Tilt Poker, you can take advantage of our exclusive 100% First Deposit Bonus. To get this special deal you need to enter Full Tilt Poker referral code NICEBONUS during sign up. This is an official FullTiltPoker.com referral code and has no expiration date, unlike the ones you may find on other smaller poker-sites/guides
To clear the bonus, you must play real money games and earn FTP’s (Full Tilt Points). For each dollar that is taken in rake at your tables, you will earn 1 FTP. This is worth $0.06 of your bonus, which is paid into your account in increments of $10. Players have 120 days in order to clear the bonus, at which point it will expire
Full Tilt Poker offers numerous different promotions at any given time. These promotions range from Happy Hour (earn Full Tilt Points up to 3x faster) to Bust-Out Bounties (win extra money for knocking a pro out of a tournament) to Refer-A-Friend (adds $100 to your account for every friend you refer to Full Tilt Poker). They also offer seasonal promotions throughout the year, so expect a special promotion at Christmas, Easter, New Years etc.
The Full Tilt Online Poker Series, which runs quarterly, has 25 or more tournaments with buy-ins ranging from $100 to a massive $2500 2-day event. A variety of different games are played in this highly contested tournament series, offering numerous prize pools of over $1,000,000. Win an event and in addition to making a massive sum of money, you’ll get your own FTOPS champion avatar to be displayed while you play!
$750k Weekly Guarantee
Full Tilt Poker hosts the second largest weekly guarantee tournament anywhere. With satellites running constantly for this $216 buy-in tournament, anyone can compete for the top share of the guaranteed $750,000 prize pool.
Bust Out Bounties
Bust out any Full Tilt Pro (red named player) from a scheduled tournament (MTTs, not sit & go’s), and you will be credited with your buy-in for that tournament back, as well as recieve a T-shirt boasting your accomplishment!
The Iron Man Challenge
Rewarding every day play, Full Tilt Poker’s Iron Man Challenge allows players to earn poker gear and other prizes, and a chance to play against three of the sponsored pros for up to $100,000 in prize money.
Full Tilt is now running daily Happy Hours that allow players to earn three times the normal amount of player rewards points (FTPs). These Happy Hours are specific to different types of games at different times, one hour offering the bonus on ring game play, or another offering it on sit & go play.
Full Tilt offers the following game varieties in both ring games and tournaments.
* Hold’em – No Limit, Pot Limit, Fixed Limit
* Omaha – Pot Limit, Fixed Limit
* Omaha Hi/Lo – Pot Limit, Fixed Limit
* Stud Hi/Lo
Ring Games : Full Tilt has No Limit cash game tables ranging from $.05/$.10 to $500/$1000 and everywhere in between. Fixed Limit stakes range from $.25/$.50 up to $1000/$2000.
Buy-ins for Multi-table Tournaments at Full Tilt range from $1 all the way up to $1000, with many daily tournaments available with buy-ins between $1 and $100.
Sit & Go Tournaments
Full Tilt offers sit & go tournaments with buy-ins ranging from $1 to $5500, with many of the lower buy-in tournaments starting every minute.
As players play real money games at Full Tilt, they earn Full Tilt Points which can be spent in the Full Tilt Store on poker gear, poker clothing, or even consumer electronics. Full Tilt Points may also be used as a buy-in to enter special tournaments, including many satellites larger events.
Full Tilt Poker offers the following deposit options: Visa, Mastercard, Click2Pay, Ultra Prepaid, and Cash Transfers.
Full Tilt Poker’s software is compatible with both Windows and Mac computers. Highlights of Full Tilt’s software include new Lobby Views, which make it easier than ever to find the games you want to play, the ability to choose your own avatar, or to turn off avatars completely, and a variety of chat options that allow you to customize your communication experience Full Tilt Poker offers an intuitive user interface with many conviences that may not be found at other rooms, as well as the entertaining avatar choices for players.
Most players prefer Full Tilt’s software to any other poker room, as it allows for slick, smooth gameplay without interuption or distraction. Players can multi-table a maximum of 16 tables, and have the ability to change the background and dynamics of the table layout. Players can also find several external backgrounds on the internet.
In addition to their extensive FAQ, Full Tilt Poker offers 24/7 Customer Support through email. They have over a dozen different email addresses to handle specific issues, ranging from deposit or withdrawal questions (firstname.lastname@example.org) to account information questions (email@example.com). To protect its members, if you are asking a specific question about your account, Full Tilt Poker requires that you email them from the address that you used when you signed up as a member.