FTOPS XIV Guarantees at Least US$16 Million in Prize Money

    - Full Tilt Online Poker Series (FTOPS) Returns on November 4th -
    Satellites are Running Now

DUBLIN, Ireland, Oct. 2 /CNW/ - FTOPS XIV begins on Wednesday, November 4th, offering over US$16 million in guaranteed prize money across 25 events. There are six events which guarantee at least US$1 million.

FTOPS XIV features a wide variety of tournament types, including Knockout and Shootout events. Every FTOPS XIV event is hosted by a Full Tilt Poker pro, who will also conduct a Pro Chat while hosting.

FTOPS XIV events include the tenth running of the Two-Day Event, which offers at least US$2 million in guaranteed prize money and plays out across two days starting on November 14th. Closing out the series, the FTOPS XIV Main Event boasts a massive US$2.5 million guaranteed prize pool, on November 15th. Satellites for all FTOPS XIV events are running now, with buy-ins starting for as low as US$0.50 or 50 Full Tilt Points.

Players can make their way up the FTOPS XIV Leaderboard to win a custom avatar for exclusive use at Full Tilt Poker and a special prize package which includes entry to every FTOPS XV Event (except the Two-Day Event). This prize package is worth approximately US$7,500 in tournament entries.

Players can test their poker skills and take on FTOPS Challenges for the chance to win prizes, including cash bonuses and freeroll entries. For instance, the Million Dollar Challenge awards a grand prize of US$1 million to any player that finishes in a paid position in at least 17 FTOPS events.

In the run up to FTOPS XIV, Full Tilt Poker has introduced The FTOPS XIV Warm Up, offering US$250K in guaranteed prize money and a free US$535 seat to the FTOPS XIV Main Event for the winner. Players can buy in directly for US$5 + US$0.50 or win their seat by playing satellites for as little as US$0.50 or 50 Full Tilt Points.

To find out more about FTOPS XIV, FTOPS XIV satellites and FTOPS Challenges, please visit http://www.fulltiltpoker.com/ftops.

About Full Tilt Poker

Full Tilt Poker(TM) is the host of a worldwide virtual poker cardroom service. It is not in the business of betting or wagering and does not participate in the games as a player. It merely provides a service to those who wish to test their skills against others for fun, prizes or money. It is duly regulated and licensed by the Kahnawake Gaming Commission and in the United Kingdom by the Alderney Gambling Control Commission. With innovative graphics, superior customer service and a safe, secure interface, the software is geared to enhance and personalize the online poker experience. Although virtual poker is legal where the games are hosted and played, it may not be legal where individual players are located. Players at all skill levels may download the software at http://www.fulltiltpoker.com but it is their responsibility to determine if participating in the games is permitted under the laws of the jurisdiction where they are located.

SOURCE Full Tilt Poker

For further information: For further information: Michele Clayborne (on behalf of Team Full Tilt), Tel: +353-1-650-1769

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