Full Tilt Poker has developed into one of the world’s largest and most
popular online poker rooms. Player traffic is well above the industry average, with the latest Poker News reporting traffic at Full Tilt Poker tournaments during peak hours to be 60,000. The high player volume can be partly attributed to Full Tilt Poker’s continued acceptance of US players.
Poker games are run on Full Tilt Poker’s own privately developed software, allowing for steady and stable gameplay with fantastic graphics. Lobby stats provide all the vital info like average pot size, viewed-flop percentage and hands played per hour. Notes can be taken during play and hand histories may be saved to the local drive for future referencing. Players are also provided the opportunity to join in “Pro Chat”, frequented by Full Tilt Poker’s resident pros to offer advise and Poker Tips.
Full Tilt Poker offers first time depositors a 100% matching bonus of up to $600. To claim the poker bonus, sign-up a new account, make a first deposit, then play cash games and tournaments to collect points. Every point equals $.06 of the bonus. Points are earned by playing cash games at a rate of 1 point for every $1 raked from the pot. Tournaments also acquire points at a rate of 7 points for every $1 paid in tournament fees. Points may also be used to buy-in to special tournaments and freeroll poker tournaments, or to purchase items from the Full Tilt Poker Store.
Poker articles and Poker Reviews regarding Full Tilt Poker seem to consistently agree on one thing, the game variety at Full Tilt Poker is among the most versatile of any online poker room. Players can choose from Texas Hold’Em, Omaha and Omaha Hi-Lo, Seven Card Stud and Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo, Razz, H.O.R.S.E., H.O.S.E. and H.A.. Fixed Limit, No Limit and Pot Limit varieties are available, along with heads-up, short-handed and full-table action. Soft competition is hard to find in Hold’Em games except at the micro-limits, though Omaha and other poker games often reveal loose play.
Full Tilt Poker promotes a minimum of $4-million in prize winnings every month. Tournaments are scheduled all day, every day at Full Tilt Poker, with buy-ins as little as $1 reaching up to the thousands. The well structured tournaments attract players of all skill levels with the more expensive buy-ins presenting very aggressive competition, especially at the latter stages and final tables.
Customer support at Full Tilt Poker is among the finest, providing friendly, expert service to their members. Support is only offered via e-mail, but the response time is extremely fast, supplying 15 separate e-mail addresses to cover all possible support needs. The Full Tilt Poker web site provides a FAQ page and SiteMap, both useful for answering common question.
Deposit methods include Visa, MasterCard, Visa Electron, NETeller, Click2Pay, ePassporte and Cash Transfers. Withdraws may be requested via NETeller, Click2Pay, ePassporte and checks by mail. Withdraws are generally made in the same manner as the original deposit. Withdraw requests by check may only be made in amounts of $150 to $5,000 and may take up to 15 business days to receive.
By Steve Vaughan
I have written in the field on online gambling for 6 years. Currently write for many website. This article was written for Pokerhunting.com