Full Tilt Poker Announces FTOPS XIII Schedule

July 7, 2009

DUBLIN, July 7 /PRNewswire/ –

– FTOPS XIII Features 25 Events and More Than $16 Million Guaranteed

The Full Tilt Online Poker Series (FTOPS) returns for its thirteenth
running beginning on Wednesday, August 5th, and offers players the chance to
earn their share of more than US$16 million in guaranteed prize money.

FTOPS XIII features 25 events, each with a different game and tournament
structure. All FTOPS XIII events are hosted by Team Full Tilt and Full Tilt
Poker pros, each of whom will conduct a Pro Chat, utilizing interactive chat
software that allows players to submit questions to the pros.

There are six FTOPS XIII events that feature at least US$1 million in
guaranteed prize money:

    - Event #1, a US$200 + US$16 No-Limit Hold 'em tournament, begins at
      21:00 ET on August 5th and guarantees $1 million in prize money

    - Event #10, a US$300 + US$22 No-Limit Hold 'em tournament, begins at
      18:00 ET on August 9th and guarantees $1.5 million in prize money

    - Event #12, a US$1,000 + US$60 No-Limit Hold 'em tournament with antes
      from the start, begins at 21:00 ET on August 10th and guarantees
      US$1.5 million in prize money

    - Event #17, a US$300 + US$22 No-Limit Hold 'em rebuy 6-max tournament,
      begins at 21:00 ET on August 12th and guarantees US$1 million in prize

    - Event #22, the US$2,500 + US$120 No-Limit Hold 'em Two Day event,
      begins at 14:00 ET on August 15th and guarantees US$2 million in prize

    - The FTOPS XIII Main Event, a US$500 + US$35 No-Limit Hold 'em
      tournament, begins at 18:00 on August 16th and guarantees
      US$2.5 million in prize money

Each player who makes the final table of any FTOPS XIII event receives a
limited-edition FTOPS jacket, with the event winner getting the jacket along
with a gold FTOPS jersey and a gold jersey avatar for use on Full Tilt Poker.

New to FTOPS XIII is the special Ante Up for Africa charity event hosted
by Friend of Full Tilt Poker and Academy Award nominated actor Don Cheadle.
Ante Up for Africa is a non-profit charity organization co-founded by Cheadle
to provide aid and assistance to the survivors of the crisis in Darfur,
. Players can buy in for $100 + $20 on August 15th at 15:00 ET and play
for their share of US$100,000 in guaranteed prize money. Full Tilt Poker will
donate each player’s US$20 tournament fee to Ante Up For Africa.

Full Tilt Poker has also announced the schedule for MiniFTOPS, which will
begin on September 9th and features the same 25 events as FTOPS XIII all at
1/10th of the buy-in. MiniFTOPS offers players the chance to turn a small
buy-in into a huge score, and features huge playing fields that offer lots of
play for a little money.

Players looking to further test their skills can participate in FTOPS
Challenges, which award special prizes for completing a series of in-game
tasks. For instance, the FTOPS Million Dollar Challenge awards US$1,000,000
to any player who cashes in at least 17 of the 25 FTOPS XIII events.

To learn more about FTOPS XIII and MiniFTOPS, please visit

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

Source: newswire

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