02/05/2006

Full Tilt Poker and the Hendon Mob Join Forces!

Press Releases

Two Of The Most Formidable, International Names In Poker
Take On The World

Los Angeles, CA (May 2, 2006) – Full Tilt Poker and the UK’s notorious Hendon Mob have joined forces creating an international behemoth in the poker world and an unprecedented global alliance.

The Hendon Mob will now become representatives of www.fulltiltpoker.com, joining the stellar group of Full Tilt Poker’s world-renowned poker pros and Team Full Tilt. Full Tilt Poker has become synonymous with the best that poker has to offer and now with the Hendon Mob partnership, the online site’s international reach and pedigree reaches new heights.

As international ambassadors to the poker world, the Hendon Mob, including superstars, Barny Boatman, Joe ‘The Elegance’ Beevers, Ram ‘Crazy Horse’ Vaswani and ‘Rocky’ Ross Boatman have not only raised the stakes in the world of poker, but have also helped raise global awareness of poker as a sport.

The Hendon Mob are well known on the European poker circuit and household names all over Europe and beyond. Between them, the members have earned 37 tournament titles and countless final table appearances. Their combined career earnings total more than $5.3 million.

“Having the Hendon Mob join the Full Tilt Poker family is very exciting for Team Full Tilt and will afford players on the site a unique chance to play and chat with some of the best players and ambassadors in the poker world. We are very pleased!” said Team Full Tilt member Howard Lederer.

www.fulltiltpoker.com is the only place where you can learn, chat and play with the Hendon Mob, the crown jewels of the European poker world. To learn more about the Hendon Mob go to www.thehendonmob.com.

"We are excited and honored to have been chosen by Full Tilt Poker to represent them on the European tournament circuit and beyond. We are long time admirers of the software, the style, and of course the incomparable team of top flight pros who make up Team Full Tilt,” said Barny Boatman of the Hendon Mob.

To celebrate their new partnership, www.fulltiltpoker.com is kicking off their new affiliation with the Hendon Mob by giving players the chance to score two free tickets to the biggest sporting event in the world - The 2006 World Cup Finals. For free! In addition, players will receive $2,000 in spending money and a custom Full Tilt Poker football jersey to wear at the game.

Full Tilt Poker will be giving away 12 more jerseys to lucky players in their Hendon Mob World Cup Freeroll. Players who make the final table in this tournament or knock out a member of the Hendon Mob, will receive a custom Full Tilt Poker football jersey with the player's name and chosen number on the back.

The World Cup Freeroll tournament begins on www.fulltiltpoker.com at 12PM ET (8PM GMT) on Saturday, June 17th. Go to www.fulltiltpoker.com/proWorldCup.php to find out how you can win a free entry.

“Team Full Tilt,” is a select group of the world’s finest professional poker players, including Chris Ferguson, Phil Ivey, Howard Lederer, Jennifer Harman, Erick Lindgren, Erik Seidel, Andy Bloch, Phil Gordon, Clonie Gowen, John Juanda, and Mike Matusow. Full Tilt Poker offers players the unique opportunity to Learn, Chat and Play poker with the best poker pros in the game.

About Full Tilt Poker

Full Tilt Poker™ software was developed by TiltWare LLC, a software development and licensing company based in Los Angeles, California and licensed to Kolyma Corporation, A.V.V. which is regulated and licensed by the Kahnawake Gaming Commission in Canada. “Team Full Tilt,” is a select group of the world’s finest professional poker players, including Chris Ferguson, Phil Ivey, Howard Lederer, Jennifer Harman, Erick Lindgren, Erik Seidel, Andy Bloch, Phil Gordon, Clonie Gowen, John Juanda, and Mike Matusow. With innovative graphics, superior customer service and a safe, secure interface, the software is geared to enhance and personalize the online poker experience. Users of all skill levels can download the software at www.fulltiltpoker.com and can play for fun or for real money where online games of skill are permitted by law.

For more information contact:
Michele Clayborne
EMC PR (on behalf of Full Tilt Poker)
310-451-1152
emc-pr@verizon.net