(PRWEB) March 12, 2009
Online poker room TitanPoker.com (http://www.titanpoker.com/) player 'Ragen' has ascended to poker glory after winning 1st place in the $2,500,000 Guaranteed tournament (http://www.titanpoker.com/promotions.html) staged on March 8th, 2009. After playing for a total of 13 hours and 28 minutes, he won the top prize of $525,000.
Ragen, a Titan Poker player who signed up at the poker room in May 2007 through PokerStrategy.com, the online professional poker school, outlasted second place finisher gwka, who won a huge cash prize of $275,000.
In the final hand of Heads-up play, Ragen had Ace of Spades and Ten of Hearts versus gwka's pair of Jacks. gwka went All-in before the Flop. The Flop brought a pair of Kings and a four. But the tournament win was assured for Ragen when the Turn brought him an Ace of Clubs.
The $2,500,000 Guaranteed Prize tournament started on March 8th, but lasted into the early morning hours of March 9th. A total of 1,370 players participated in the tournament.
The $2,500,000 qualifying satellite tournaments had buy-ins as low as $2.75 + $0.20, so players could potentially win a share of $2,500,000 for an investment of less than three dollars. Players could also skip the satellites and buy-in directly to the Main Event for $1,500 + $80.
http://www.titanpoker.com is the leading online poker room in Europe and part of the iPoker Network. Titan Poker's software was developed by Playtech, a public company and leading gaming software developer. Titan Poker guarantees more than $16,000,000 in monthly prizes, has nearly 30,000 online players at peak hours, and awards winning players with entries to the major poker tournaments worldwide. Titan Poker features special jackpot sit 'n' go tournaments with progressive prizes and jackpots as high as $100,000. Titan Poker is exclusively promoted by Euro Partners (http://www.europartners.com/), the world's largest e-gaming affiliate program.