Online poker company Full Tilt hosts FTOP XIII
Online poker giants Full Tilt are hosting its 13th FTOPS (Full Tilt Online Poker Series). The series is set to begin on Wednesday, August 5th 2009, it will offer players a chance to earn their share of the guaranteed prize money of more than US$16 million.
Players that make the final table of any event during the series will receive limited edition FTOPS jacket. But the winner of the main event of the series will get the jacket and a gold FTOPS jersey and a gold jersey avatar to use on their Full Tilt online account.
FTOPS XIII will be also hosting a special new event, Ante Up for Africa which is a charity event hosted by Friend of Full Tilt Poker and Academy Award nominated actor Don Cheadle. The non-profit charity organization “Ante Up for Africa” is co-founded by Don, the charity provides aid and assistance to the survivors of the crisis in Darfur, Sudan. Players will be playing for the guaranteed prize money for US$100,000, the buy in will be US$100 + US$20. But the US$20 from each player will be donated to Ante Up For Africa.
Players that want to further test their skills will be able to play in the FTOPS Challenges, special prizes will be awarded for completing a series of in-game tasks. One example of this would be the FTOPS Million Dollar Challenge, which could see a player winning US$1,000,000 if they cashes in at least 17 of the 25 FTOPS XIII events.