Full Tilt was launched in 2004 and is now one of the biggest and most famous poker sites online. With a large TV presence and a team of over 40 pro-players, most of whom are household names, Full Tilt is known to just about every poker fan. The site’s catchphrase “Learn, chat and play with the pros” is something they live up to, with sponsored players at a variety of limits and games most of the time. The game selection is wide and covers holdem, omaha and various stud games, it also has a complete selection of mixed games such as H.O.R.S.E. and H.O.S.E. Recently introduced are the matrix sng games, these are unique in the poker world at this time and involve 10 players playing each other on 4 different tables.
Full Tilt runs on it’s own standalone network but there is a large amount of traffic. Games run around the clock at various levels. Full Tilt had peak cash game traffic of 10,500 players and 70,000 tournament players at peak hours in March 2009.