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Chris Ferguson, Howard Lederer Play in 2016 WSOP

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Leading up to the 2016 WSOP, many wondered if former Full Tilt Poker executives Chris ‘Jesus’ Ferguson and Howard ‘The Professor’ Lederer would play in the event after a 5-year hiatus. The rumors and speculation have been confirmed, with both Ferguson and Lederer playing in the WSOP for the first time since Black Friday. See the details here along with why some players don’t like Ferguson and Lederer, and if they’ve received any negative feedback so far. Ferguson Plays in 2016 WSOP $10k Seven Card Stud Championship Ferguson, who won a $2.5k Seven Card Stud bracelet in the 2000 WSOP, …

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Biggest Online Poker Winners and Losers of 2015

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The world of high stakes online poker changed greatly in 2015. Full Tilt Poker, previously the world’s biggest high stakes destination, disbanded their nosebleed tables in the summer. And PokerStars, the other major high-roller spot, announced in December that they will no longer offer rewards at mid and high stakes tables. Despite all this, plenty of big online poker action took place in 2015. That said. take a look at our review of the biggest online poker winners and losers below. Biggest Online Poker Winners in 2016 Viktor ‘Isildur1’ Blom has had a roller-coaster internet poker career that’s seen him …

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GSN prompts Speculation on Return of TV’s “High Stakes Poker”

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While there have been many poker shows on TV over the years, none captured the attention of mainstream audiences quite like High Stakes Poker (HSP). Running for seven seasons from 2006 to 2011 and featuring a wide array of famous players, HSP was one of the most popular programs on the Game Show Network (GSN). However, Black Friday struck and Full Tilt Poker and PokerStars stopped sponsoring the show, prompting GSN to pull it off the air. So for over three years, HSP has been dormant while a number of other mediocre poker shows have come and gone. But after …

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The 3 Real Reasons Guy Laliberté lost $26m at Full Tilt Poker

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Not long ago, Guy Laliberté did an interview with Le Journal de Québec where he discussed being “scammed” by high stakes players on Full Tilt Poker. The Cirque du Soleil owner had the following to say about his experience at Full Tilt: The story of Full Tilt is clear: I got scammed, squarely, by people I knew personally who used unfillted bank, paying no money. By dint of “All in” all the time, when it’s not your own money, and they printed money to play against me, and they put two, three …; I was stupid. Keep in mind that …

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Weekly Flop: Dwan’s Issue, Stars goes for New Record, Hachem is heard

Joe HachemTom Dwan apparently didn’t part with Full Tilt Poker on terms quite as good as many people thought… Joe Hachem sparked some discussion and even outrage over his comments about WSOP Main Event champs… PokerStars are on the path towards yet another big-time record. Check out these stories in the latest Weekly Flop.

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Sauce1234, WCGRider to do battle in Full Tilt High Stakes Challenge

Over the years, there have been plenty of great heads-up online poker challenges, including Isildur1 vs. Isaac Haxton, Isildur1 vs. Negreanu and Tom Dwan vs. Patrick Antonius. Now, Ben “Sauce123” Sulsky and Douglas “WCGRider” Polk are hoping that their recently announced Full Tilt Poker challenge will be just as epic as the other HU matches. These two high stakes poker legends are set to play 15,000 hands at $100/$200 NL Hold’em stakes. Both players have made a prop bet that whoever is ahead at the end of 15k hands will receive an additional $100,000. The poker community may be rolling …

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Full Tilt Poker adds Four New Red Pros/UKIPT Ambassadors

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Since reopening back in November of 2012, Full Tilt Poker has kept their roster of pros pretty small. For a while, only Viktor ‘Isildur1’ Blom, Gus Hansen and Tom Dwan represented the site, going by the collective name of ‘The Professionals.’ But now this trio has some more company after Full Tilt added four new Red Pros/UK & Ireland Poker Tour (UKIPT) ambassadors. The world’s second largest poker room signed Ben Jenkins, Dermot Blain, Martins Adeniya and Sinem Melin to their team. Each of these players will represent Full Tilt at different stops of the UKIPT and play online as …

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Full Tilt unveils $2m Micro Turbo Online Poker Series

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Not every online poker series has to be an expensive affair. Full Tilt Poker proves this point since they recently unveiled a brand new Micro Turbo Online Poker Series (MTOPS). This event, which runs from June 9th-23rd, 2013, will offer $2 million guaranteed across 75 tournaments. Everybody can participate in the action because buy-ins go as low as $0.55! There’ll also be satellites running where the lowest buy-ins are just $0.06. All 75 tournaments feature a Multi-Entry format, which allows players to enter a tourney several times. The multiple entries should definitely come in handy for anybody who plays in …

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Full Tilt Re-launch Novemeber 6th: Update for Non-US Players

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Yesterday PokerStars sent an email out on behalf of Full Tilt to announce that Full Tilt will be relaunched on November 6th under The Rational Group – the same company that operates PokerStars. The re-launch sees Full Tilt operate under a license in the Isle of Man, and backed up by “the same account security and game integrity that millions of PokerStars players have trusted for more than 10 years” states the email newsletter on the re-launch. The Isle of Man Gambling Supervision Commission is particularly committed to the safeguarding of player funds, which will be a great reassurance to …

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Full Tilt Exclusive $15,000 Rake Race Two at RakeTheRake

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