Full Tilt Poker's Allen Cunningham Claims His Fourth WSOP Bracelet

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Cunningham takes home $625,830 and his second bracelet in two years for winning the $1,000 No-Limit Hold ‘em with Rebuys tournament.

Full Tilt Poker’s Allen Cunningham has joined an elite group of World Series of Poker champions by winning his fourth career WSOP bracelet for his victory in the $1,000 No-Limit Hold ‘em with Rebuys tournament. After only 16 days into the 47 day event, Cunningham is the third Full Tilt Poker pro to win a 2006 World Series of Poker bracelet following Rafe Furst and Mark Vos.

Cunningham outlasted a field of 752 players and earned his bracelet after more than three hours of thrilling heads-up play against David Rheem. The win, which is his second in as many years, earned Cunningham a total of $625,830 and put him in position to defend his title as the 2005 ESPN/Toyota Player of the Year. Cunningham’s victory came after his Ace-Queen held on to beat second-place finisher David Rheem's Jack-nine, ending more than three hours of spirited heads-up play.

In 2005, Cunningham picked up his third bracelet by winning the WSOP’s $1,500 No-Limit Hold ‘em tournament. With his most recent victory, Cunningham joins an elite group of WSOP Champions, including legendary players such as Amarillo “Slim” Preston, Puggy Pearson, Scotty Nguyen, and Full Tilt Poker’s own Huckleberry Seed.

"By winning his second, large-field No-Limit Hold 'em event at the WSOP in as many years, Allen has proven that his name should be mentioned any time there is a discussion about who are the best players in the world," said fellow Full Tilt Poker pro Howard Lederer.

Cunningham represents one of the fastest growing online poker sites, http://www.FullTiltPoker.com, and spends several hours a week online helping amateur players learn the game by sharing his poker knowledge through real-time chats at the virtual tables. Along with Cunningham, 46 other top poker professionals play at http://www.FullTiltPoker.com, where they have helped to create the best possible atmosphere for players who want to improve their games. With Cunningham’s win, Full Tilt Poker’s 47 professional players now own a total of 61 WSOP bracelets between them.

“Team Full Tilt,” is a select group of the world’s finest professional poker players, including Chris Ferguson, Phil Ivey, Howard Lederer, Jennifer Harman, Erick Lindgren, Erik Seidel, Andy Bloch, Phil Gordon, Clonie Gowen, John Juanda, and Mike Matusow. Full Tilt Poker offers players the unique opportunity to Learn, Chat and Play poker with the best poker pros in the game.

About Full Tilt Poker

Full Tilt Poker™ 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 Ferguson, Phil Ivey, Howard Lederer, Jennifer Harman, Erick Lindgren, Erik Seidel, Andy Bloch, Phil Gordon, Clonie Gowen, John Juanda, and Mike Matusow. 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:

Michele Clayborne

EMC PR (on behalf of Full Tilt Poker)

310-451-1152

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