Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 16, 2005
Full Tilt Poker's team of professional players have proven once again that poker is a game of skill rather than chance. Playing in a field comprised of more than 200 of the world's best players, two representatives of http://www.fulltiltpoker.com reached the final table of the World Series of Poker's $2,000 Pot-Limit Omaha (with rebuys) tournament.
Full Tilt Poker's Chris "Jesus" Ferguson (nicknamed for his long hair and angelic appearance) posted a second-place finish, narrowly missing out on adding a sixth World Series of Poker bracelet to his collection. Ferguson's performance earned him $210,460. Ferguson, the 2000 WSOP Main Event winner, went into heads-up play with an almost 3 to 1 chip deficit and battled brilliantly Â exchanging the lead with eventual winner Josh Arieh - for nearly two hours before finally succumbing.
"Since 2000, Chris Ferguson has been the most dominant all around player at the World Series of Poker. This result simply adds to that stellar record," said fellow professional and Full Tilt Poker representative Howard Lederer.
Full Tilt Poker representative Erik Seidel also turned in a memorable performance in the tournament, wasting no time in returning to a final table after winning his seventh WSOP bracelet in the $2,000 No-Limit Hold 'em tournament earlier in the week. Seidel finished ninth, banking $23,130 for his efforts.
Ferguson and Seidel represent one of the fastest growing online poker sites, http://www.fulltiltpoker.com, and spend several hours a week online helping amateur players learn the game by sharing their poker knowledge through real-time chats at the virtual tables. Along with Ferguson and Seidel, 25 other top poker professionals play exclusively at http://www.fulltiltpoker.com, where they have helped to create the best possible atmosphere for players who want to improve their games.
"Team Full Tilt" is a select group of the world's finest professional poker players, including Chris "Jesus" Ferguson, Phil Ivey, Howard Lederer, Erick Lindgren, Erik Seidel, Andy Bloch, Phil Gordon (co-host, Celebrity Poker Showdown), Clonie Gowen, John Juanda, Jennifer Harman and others. Full Tilt Poker offers players the unique opportunity to play, chat, and learn with the best in the game. The 27 professional players who play at http://www.fulltiltpoker.com have a total of 37 World Series of Poker bracelets, and are looking to add several more to their collection in the remaining events over the next four weeks.
About Full Tilt Poker
Full Tilt PokerÂ software was developed by TiltWare LLC, a software development and licensing company based in Los Angeles, California and licensed to Kolyma Corporation, A.V.V. which is regulated and licensed by the Kahnawake Gaming Commission in Canada. "Team Full Tilt" is a select group of the world's finest professional poker players, including Chris "Jesus" Ferguson, Phil Ivey, Howard Lederer, Erick Lindgren, Erik Seidel, Andy Bloch, Phil Gordon (Co-host, Celebrity Poker Showdown,) Clonie Gowen, John Juanda, Jennifer Harman and others. With innovative graphics, superior customer service and a safe, secure interface, the software is geared to enhance and personalize the online poker experience. Users of all skill levels can download the software at http://www.fulltiltpoker.com and can play for fun or for real money where online games of skill are permitted by law.
For more information contact:
EMC PR (on behalf of Full Tilt Poker)
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