FullTiltPoker.com is powered by its own proprietary software and running on its own private network with no shared player base; therefore the accomplishment of 2nd ranked in such a massive online poker industry is all the more phenomenal. Some of the major attractions include player acceptance and the ability to take on a host of professional poker players, deemed Full Tilt Pros. These include Erik Seidel, Howard Lederer, Jennifer Harman, Chris Ferguson, Phil Ivey and many, many more.
The Full Tilt software is state of the art, providing crisp, clean graphics with cartoonishly fun avatars that can be toggled on/off to avoid table clutter. The software is extremely fast, highly functional and very customizable. A download is required, but they developed a separate Mac compatible version in 2007 to accommodate all players. International players will find the FullTiltPoker.com web site and software available in 16 languages: English, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish and Turkish.
Lobby stats offer all of the essentials – average pot size, viewed flop percentage, hands per hour, seated player stacks and players waiting. An advanced filtering system further helps to sort the tables and find the most suitable game. Note taking is available and personal stats are shown at the table. The hand history function is one of the best in the online poker industry. Enjoy unlimited tournaments and up to 8 simultaneous ring games with the well structured multi-table features that offer great mini views and uninterrupted play.
FullTilt has an extremely lucrative tournament schedule, offering everything from Freerolls and player-based prize pools to Guarantees and Satellites to bigger events. Tournaments come in all forms – shootout, freezeout, knockout, turbo, heads-up, 6-max, etc. Tournament buy-ins range from $1 up to $500; scaling as high as $1,000 for special heads-up occasions. The highest guarantee tournaments featured on FullTilt.com are held every Sunday, including a weekly $750k GTD.
Satellite competitions are extremely popular, awarding seats in bigger events, like the infamous FTOPS series. You can quality at sites like Poker30.net and PlaySolidPoker.com. Currently in its 9th installment, it is paying out more than $15 million in prizes over the 25-event schedule. Satellites to live poker tournaments are also available as the specific event draws near. Common live tournament satellites include WSOP, WSOPE, WPT, EPT and many others.
FullTiltPoker.com supplies a relatively small number of payment options, but enough to accommodate all accepted players.
Payment Methods: Visa, MasterCard, Click2Pay, GatorPay, Cash Transfer and Check.