1. Phil Ivey wins WPT

Phil Ivey has made the World Poker Tour final table numerous times – but last week he managed to squeeze out his first win! On top of the title he also earned a nice $1,596,100. He had won already 5 WSOP bracelets, but never a WPT title. Ivey is the best knownplayer from Full Tilt Poker – home of the biggest cash games.


Phil Ivey – the best tournament player ever?

Final results:

1. Phil Ivey – $1,596,100
2. Quinn Do – $909,400
3. Charles Moore – $625,630
4. Nam Le – $411,770
5. Scott Montgomery – $296,860
6. Phil Hellmuth – $229,820

2. Chris “Jesus” Ferguson wins Heads-Up Championships

Chris Ferguson came 2nd in 2005 and in 2006 in the NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship. Now he beat Andy Bloch in the final to take home the title and $500.000. So it was to playes from team Full Tilt Poker at the Finals – Phil Ivey making fourth at the tournament.


Chris “Jesus” Ferguson – the best heads-up tournament player ever?

All the players that made it to the money:

1. Chris Ferguson – $500,000
2. Andy Bloch – $250,000
3. Huck Seed – $125,000
4. Phil Ivey – $ 125,000
5. Gus Hansen – $75,000
6. Jonathan Little – $75,000
7. Orel Hershiser – $75,000
8. David Benyamine – $75,000
9. Mike Matusow – $25,000
10. Phil Laak – $25,000
11. Greg Raymer – $25,000
12. J.C Tran – $25,000
13. Doyle Brunson – $25,000
14. Scott Fischman – $25,000
15. Freddy Deeb – $25,000
16. Michael Mizrachi – $25,000

3. Jonathan Little kicked out from Team Full Tilt Poker

Depsite of having a great success at live tournaments – winning already over $2.5 million – Jonathan Little got kicked out from the Full Tilt Team. WPT Mirage winner borrowed his own account for other players which is strictly forbidden by Full Tilt Poker.


Jonathan Little – sponsors worst nightmare?

The official statement:

“Despite having a great year on the WPT, Jonathan Little is no longer affiliated with Full Tilt Poker. He violated the terms and conditions of Full Tilt Poker by allowing other players to play his account. While we encourage our pros to play as much as they can, we do not allow them to share their account with any other players.

When a player on Full Tilt Poker plays against and chats with a red pro on the site, it is imperative that they be able to trust that it is really the advertised pro playing the account. Given that Mr. Little violated that trust, we have decided to sever his ties to the site, and close his account.

Full Tilt Poker values the trust of its players and will deal with any violation of that trust swiftly. We apologize to any of our players who may have been misled during the past few months by Mr. Little’s actions.”