1. Get ready for MiniFTOPS
Another FTOPS series has come to an end with millions of dollars awarded in prizes as usual, but if you feel the need for more action, Full Tilt Poker is bringing you FTOPS’s little brother – MiniFTOPS.
MiniFTOPS XXIII which starts on Sunday, September 8th highlights feature a $75 buy-in Main Event as well as a $215 buy-in Two-Day Event.
For more information visit MiniFTOPS Series
2. Full Tilt Poker US players update
Good news for US players, this Friday Garden City Group provided an update for US players on Full Tilt claims. The following has been posted on their website fulltiltpokerclaims.com:
Starting on September 16, 2013, GCG will email a Notice with instructions on how to submit a Petition for Remission online to all potentially eligible claimants identified by GCG utilizing data supplied by Full Tilt Poker (“FTP”). The deadline to submit a Petition for Remission is November 15, 2013. Instructions concerning the filing of Petitions will be included in the Notice and will be posted on this website. Please continue to check this website for updates. Please note that the registration process for email notification is no longer available.
It’s not clear how long will it take to process the claims, but this is definitely a move towards finishing the repayment process to US players.
3. Build your bonus
With this great promotion you can get an instant bonus and earn even more cash as you accumulate Full Tilt Points from August 19th through August 28th.
Five bonus levels are available, and the more points you earn during the qualifying period the higher the bonus will be:
After you qualify and reach your Build Your Bonus target, 40% of your total bonus will be awarded as cash and automatically credited to your account, while the other 60% will be added to your account as you earn Full Tilt Points.
You can opt in to the Build Your Bonus promotion via your My Promotions page. The last day to opt in is Saturday, August 24th.
4. Satellite Hero
From August 19th through September 1st, satellite into a scheduled tournament and cash in that tournament to get a ticket to the Satellite Hero Freeroll.
Taking place Saturday, September 7th at 14:15 ET, the Satellite Hero Freeroll has MiniFTOPS XXIII tickets worth $3,000 up for grabs, which will be awarded as follows:
The size of your starting stack in the Satellite Hero Freeroll depends on the number of tournaments you satellite into and cash in during the qualifying period:
Win the Satellite Hero Freeroll for the chance to play against the one and only – Gus Hansen. Defeat Gus and win a prize package of MiniFTOPS XXIII tickets worth over $1,200!
5. Current game of the week – PL Omaha
Take part in “Game of the Week” promotion to earn double Full Tilt points and compete for huge prizes while trying out a variety of games available at Full Tilt Poker!
Each week, a new game format will be assigned as the “game of the week.” From Monday to Sunday, all regular tournaments, Sit & Go tournaments and ring games running in that game format will offer double the amount of Full Tilt points.
During the week a series of tournaments with a guaranteed prize pool will be held in the game of the week format, which will end with the big Game of the Week tournament with a guaranteed prize pool of $20,000 every Sunday at 15:30 ET.
The current Game of the Week is PL Omaha.
For more information visit Full Tilt Poker’s Game of The Week