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Online Cash Games Explode on Full Tilt Poker

Swedish Unknown Triggers Huge Action and Million-Dollar Pots at Nosebleed Stakes

by Julio Rodriguez |  Published: Jan 08, 2010


Poker’s largest prize is claimed each year at the World Series of Poker. With each helpful turn card or disastrous river, fortunes can be won or lost in a matter of seconds. But millions of dollars also change hands each day on Full Tilt Poker, which has become the epicenter of the largest cash games in the world. Each day, players sit down with six-figure stacks to compete in perhaps the most ultra-aggressive, interesting matches. The entire catalog of high-stakes action is readily available to anyone willing to log on and fire up a few virtual tables. It doesn’t take long to get caught up in all of the action as the pots quickly swell to the size of jumbo mortgages. While $500-$1,000 games have become the norm at tables such as the “Thundurrrrdome” and “Ivey Heaven,” they’re a far cry from online poker’s original high-stakes showdowns that took place ...

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