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Full Tilt Poker — Transforming the High-Stakes Cash-Game Scene

Big Live Games Still Flourish, but More and More Action Moves Online

by Stephen A. Murphy |  Published: Sep 03, 2010


While all eyes this summer were focused on the World Series bracelet-winner ceremonies, some of the game’s biggest names were winning pots larger than tournament prize pools in the high-stakes cash games that take place during poker’s largest annual event. For many years, that action was reserved for Bellagio and its signature high-stakes poker room, Bobby’s Room. While still the epicenter of live action when the Series rolls into town, some, if not most, of this action has migrated online. Now, what Bobby’s Room is to Las Vegas, Full Tilt Poker is to the online high-stakes cash-game world — the richest online playground for poker’s top cash-game pros. “We have so much action in the high-limit games on Full Tilt, and people would rather play in their pj’s at home,” said Eli Elezra, a Full Tilt pro and a regular in Bobby’s Room. “If you want to play as high ...

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