Poker Giant Phil Ivey Graces the Pages of Fortune Magazine

DUBLIN, Nov. 6 /CNW/ - Joining the ranks of such notable and iconic trailblazers in Banking, Government, IT, Entertainment and Sports, Phil Ivey - well regarded as the best poker player in the world - will be featured in the November 23rd issue of Fortune Magazine. On stands November 7th, in a rare occurrence, the issue will place Ivey amongst some of the most creative, strategic and brilliant financial minds in the world.

Following Mr. Ivey's cover feature in ESPN The Magazine, as well as cover features in Bluff Magazine, Inside Poker, Card Player Magazine and others, Mr. Ivey is on fire. In addition to his print coverage, on November 3rd Mr. Ivey was profiled on the sports television show E:60 on ESPN. He has also made U.S. appearances on NBC and FSN, as well as international television appearances in Germany, Australia, Austria, London and many, many others.

When not playing poker, Mr. Ivey is hard at work supporting some of his favorite charities. In October he was invited to take part in hosting the 2009 Congressional Awards Charity Poker Tournament on Capitol Hill, alongside members of the Senate, Chiefs of Staff from both the House and the Senate and other members of the House of Representatives.

Mr. Ivey will return to the final table of the World Series of Poker* Main Event when play resumes from November 7th through November 9th. After beating out more than 6,000 players, he is the favorite to win the first-place prize of $8.5 million. ESPN will air its coverage of the final table on November 10th, where the entire world will get to see Full Tilt Poker pro Phil Ivey in action.

For more on Phil Ivey, visit http://www.philivey.com.

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Full Tilt Poker(TM) (http://www.fulltiltpoker.com/) 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.

* World Series of Poker and WSOP are trademarks of Harrah's License Company, LLC ("Harrahs"). Harrah's does not sponsor or endorse, and is not associated or affiliated with Full Tilt Poker or its products, services, promotions or tournaments.

SOURCE Full Tilt Poker

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