|Alderney-licensed online FullTiltPoker.com has announced that the eighth edition of its Online Poker Series (FTOPS) will feature over ten million dollars in guaranteed prize money when it is held from May 7 to 18.|
FullTiltPoker.com stated that the upcoming FTOPS would feature 24 individual tournaments with a grand final on May 18 featuring a guaranteed prize pool of two million dollars and hosted by poker star Jennifer Harman.
While the final should attract a large Internet entry field from novices to professionals, the FTOPS will also host almost every game in the poker repertoire from no-limit Hold'em to HORSE and razz to Omaha. There will be a $2,500 two-day no-limit Hold'em tournament held just before the main event and FullTiltPoker.com stated that there would also be a few ‘mystery’ events with details revealed once the tournament begins.
Every player to reach the final table of any of the 24 events will receive a limited-edition ‘brag jacket’ while winners are to get a gold FTOPS jersey along with a gold jersey avatar for use on FullTiltPoker.com and entry into the FTOPS Season II Tournament of Champions. This freeroll event will take place May 24 and is offering the winner the possibility of a sponsored seat at the next World Series of Poker main event in Las Vegas.
FullTiltPoker.com stated that players could win seats to all of the events at next month’s tournament through its Satellite Challenge along with its special ‘Bouncebackability’ freeroll, which is offered to the last player eliminated before the money bubble in all events with the prize a seat at the next FTOPS main event.