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Heads-Up: The Ultimate Art

Alright, so you’ve made the final table. Then, slowly but surely, your opponents fall before your mighty stack until, finally, there is only one player standing in your way. As you tally up the chip count, you realize that the two of you are nearly dead even....

Top 10 Poker Gifts for Hardcore Online Grinders

If you know someone who leaves and breathes online poker, then sooner or later you might encounter him somewhere beyond his workplace. Not only that, but it might be his birthday or Christmas! If you did remember that you should buy a present but have no idea what to...

A Cool Million Dollars

As Dr. Evil knows, “One Million Dollars” is nothing to sneeze at, and Full Tilt Poker is offering you the chance to win your share of a Million Dollar Guaranteed Prize Pool with their “Cool Million” tournament. With the tournament having a...

TCOOP 2013, The Weekend Results

It’s that time of year again where it all goes crazy, and we all start talking about Turbo Tournaments with massive Prize pools. It must be time for TCOOP 2013! Over the weekend, we saw TCOOP Events #09 to #19, and we have all the results for you here at FTR....

Is PokerStars Still Buying Full Tilt?

By Wednesday, this had already been a busy week with regard to the presumably impending deal between PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker.  Early in the week, three members of FTR’s board of directors, Rafe Furst, Chris Ferguson and Howard Lederer, filed motions to...

Ray Bitar Released on Bail

After a week in federal custody, Ray Bitar, chief executive officer of Full Tilt Poker, was released on bail.  After arguing last week that Bitar posed a flight risk and should be denied bail, the U.S. Attorney’s Office agreed to a deal that was approved by...

Illinois Considering Online Poker

When the Department of Justice issued its reinterpretation of the Wire Act in December of last year in response to the interest New York and Illinois had in selling lottery tickets via the Internet, the door was opened for Illinois to become the first state to offer...

Introducing Face Up Gaming

After four years of development, Face Up Gaming introduced its subscription-based poker website, FaceUpGaming.com, on April 1st of this year.  Players are welcome to join the site for free or they have the option of paying a monthly fee of $24.95 for a Gold...

Cake poker to allow use of HUDs

In a move that will be popular among multi-tabling players, the Cake poker network will now allow the use of Heads-Up Displays (HUDs) at their tables. Until now, Cake poker deliberately formatted their hand history files in a way that made it impossible to gather...

bwin Launches Nations Cup 3

After a pair of successful runnings, bwin is ready to unveil their third season of the Nations Cup. This particular event allows players from across the globe to show their national pride, competing with their fellow countrymen in an effort to prove who’s the...