Sunday, April 17, 2011

Guarantees Reduced In Online Poker Tournaments

With everything that happened on "Black Friday", "Cold Deck Friday", or whatever you may be calling it when The United States Government shut down the 3 major online poker site to U.S. Citizens on Friday April 15, 2011.

The 3 sites that were mainly affected by this, Pokerstars, Full Tilt, and Absolute/Ultimate Bet, have reduced their guaranteed tournaments by anywhere from 25% to 50%. As of right now the upcoming FTOPS on Full Tilt, SCOOPS on Pokerstars, and UBOC on Absolute/Ultimate Bet, have so far stayed the same with the original guarantees.

Those players that were hoping and counting on huge overlays, will just not happen now, with the reductions, but you still may get a good bunch of overlays in FTOPS, SCOOPS, and UBOC events


  1. So far the FTOPS have cut their pools as well. The FTOPS event 1 had a pool of 3 million and is now down to 1 million. And who needs only a mil right? lol