FullTiltPoker.com Poker Million is a poker TV show, in which episodes of 8-tables are played by Full Tilt Poker professionals.
The show is broadcast on the British Sports ChannelStudios and all episodes are also recorded in the UK - in London. In the preliminary round, the starting stacks - 150,000 chips, at the final table - 300,000.
A total of 48 players take part in the tournament,the winner of each table (6 people) goes to the final, which is also played in 8-max format. Also in the final is a professional who will win at such a called table "Second Chance", which is formed from players who took second place in the preliminary stage. The last eighth place at the final table is the user of Full Tilt Poker.
the last series of qualifying tournaments.
Last year the prize for the first place was 500 000 $, in this - 1 000 000 $.
This year for the final table came out: James Bord, Barney Botman, Gary Penicket, Seth Webber, Howard Lederer, Patrick Antonius, Tony Bloom and Gus Hansen. In a stubborn and multi-hour struggle, the two best players, Hansen and Bloom, were determined, and they played $ 1,000,000. The victory in the tournament, of course, won Gus.
Of course, because in recent months, the Dane shows an excellent game, beating everyone and everything. Since September, he managed to win the bracelet WSOPE in offline and more than $ 2,000,000 online.
We note that thanks to the victory in FullTiltPoker.com Poker Million IX Final, Hansen's winnings in live tournaments have exceeded $ 9,000,000, although, of course, you can only beat the tournament with other offline events with great effort.
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