DUBLIN, July 7 /PRNewswire/ --

- FTOPS XIII Features 25 Events and More Than $16 Million Guaranteed

The Full Tilt Online Poker Series (FTOPS) returns for its thirteenth running
beginning on Wednesday, August 5th, and offers players the chance to earn their
share of more than US$16 million in guaranteed prize money.

FTOPS XIII features 25 events, each with a different game and tournament
structure. All FTOPS XIII events are hosted by Team Full Tilt and Full Tilt
Poker pros, each of whom will conduct a Pro Chat, utilizing interactive chat
software that allows players to submit questions to the pros.

There are six FTOPS XIII events that feature at least US$1 million in guaranteed
prize money:

- Event #1, a US$200 + US$16 No-Limit Hold 'em tournament, begins at 21:00 ET on
August 5th and guarantees $1 million in prize money - Event #10, a US$300 +
US$22 No-Limit Hold 'em tournament, begins at 18:00 ET on August 9th and
guarantees $1.5 million in prize money - Event #12, a US$1,000 + US$60 No-Limit
Hold 'em tournament with antes from the start, begins at 21:00 ET on August 10th
and guarantees US$1.5 million in prize money - Event #17, a US$300 + US$22
No-Limit Hold 'em rebuy 6-max tournament, begins at 21:00 ET on August 12th and
guarantees US$1 million in prize money - Event #22, the US$2,500 + US$120
No-Limit Hold 'em Two Day event, begins at 14:00 ET on August 15th and
guarantees US$2 million in prize money - The FTOPS XIII Main Event, a US$500 +
US$35 No-Limit Hold 'em tournament, begins at 18:00 on August 16th and
guarantees US$2.5 million in prize money

Each player who makes the final table of any FTOPS XIII event receives a
limited-edition FTOPS jacket, with the event winner getting the jacket along
with a gold FTOPS jersey and a gold jersey avatar for use on Full Tilt Poker.

New to FTOPS XIII is the special Ante Up for Africa charity event hosted by
Friend of Full Tilt Poker and Academy Award nominated actor Don Cheadle. Ante Up
for Africa is a non-profit charity organization co-founded by Cheadle to provide
aid and assistance to the survivors of the crisis in Darfur, Sudan. Players can
buy in for $100 + $20 on August 15th at 15:00 ET and play for their share of
US$100,000 in guaranteed prize money. Full Tilt Poker will donate each player's
US$20 tournament fee to Ante Up For Africa.

Full Tilt Poker has also announced the schedule for MiniFTOPS, which will begin
on September 9th and features the same 25 events as FTOPS XIII all at 1/10th of
the buy-in. MiniFTOPS offers players the chance to turn a small buy-in into a
huge score, and features huge playing fields that offer lots of play for a
little money.

Players looking to further test their skills can participate in FTOPS
Challenges, which award special prizes for completing a series of in-game tasks.
For instance, the FTOPS Million Dollar Challenge awards US$1,000,000 to any
player who cashes in at least 17 of the 25 FTOPS XIII events.

To learn more about FTOPS XIII and MiniFTOPS, please visit

About Full Tilt Poker

Full Tilt Poker(TM) is the host of a worldwide virtual poker cardroom service.
It is not in the business of betting or wagering and does not participate in the
games as a player. It merely provides a service to those who wish to test their
skills against others for fun, prizes or money. It is duly regulated and
licensed by the Kahnawake Gaming Commission and in the United Kingdom by the
Alderney Gambling Control Commission. With innovative graphics, superior
customer service and a safe, secure interface, the software is geared to enhance
and personalize the online poker experience.

Although virtual poker is legal where the games are hosted and played, it may
not be legal where individual players are located. Players at all skill levels
may download the software at http://www.fulltiltpoker.com but it is their
responsibility to determine if participating in the games is permitted under the
laws of the jurisdiction where they are located.

SOURCE: Full Tilt Poker

Contact: Michele Clayborne, mclayborne@fulltiltpoker.com, +353-01-650-1769