Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 14, 2005
Kristy Gazes won the FullTiltPoker.Net Championship at Wynn Las Vegas in dramatic fashion by defeating five-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner Ted Forrest after nearly four hours of live tournament play on FOX Sports Net.
Gazes, a representative of http://www.FullTiltPoker.net, collected $250,000 of a $500,000 prize pool for her victory in the nationally-televised tournament. The FullTiltPoker.Net Championship at Wynn Las Vegas is the first-ever tournament broadcast live from Las Vegas, and featured an invitation-only field of 23 of the world's best players, including Chris "Jesus" Ferguson, Clonie Gowen, Erik Seidel, Daniel Negreanu, Annie Duke, and Johnny Chan. Collectively, the 23-person roster of players own a total of 59 World Series of Poker bracelets, including four from the WSOP Championship tournament.
For Gazes, who is a cash-game specialist, the victory represents her largest tournament win, and her first victory in a nationally-televised event. "Kristy's performance at the FullTiltPoker.Net Championship at Wynn Las Vegas once again showcases the depth of talent of the professional players associated with FullTiltPoker.Net," said Ray Bitar, CEO of TiltWare LLC.
Gazes represents one of the fastest growing online poker sites, http://www.FullTiltPoker.net, and spends several hours a week online helping amateur players learn the game by sharing her poker knowledge through real-time chats at the virtual tables. Along with Gazes, 26 other top poker professionals play exclusively at http://www.FullTiltPoker.net, where they have helped to create the best possible atmosphere for players who want to improve their games.
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.net and play for fun online.
For more information contact:
EMC PR (on behalf of Full Tilt Poker)
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