Hansen, Blom Headline Biggest Euro Series Ever at FTP Galway

Viktor Blom
Viktor Blom, along with Gus Hansen, will be attending Full Tilt Poker Galway.

Full Tilt Poker Galway, the biggest poker series Europe has ever seen, begins this Saturday and both Gus Hansen and Viktor Blom are expected to play the bigger buy-in events.

Culminating in the €1 million guaranteed UKIPT Galway main event, this 16-day festival features 60 tournaments from as low as €40 all the way up to the €10,300 UKIPT Super High Roller.

The series will also spread games like Open-Faced Chinese, Bridge and Ireland's national card game 25.

Aside from the tournaments there will also be a wide range of cash-games, starting as low as €1/€2 No-Limit Hold'em.

Hansen and Blom, two-thirds of Full Tilt Poker's pro team “The Professionals”, will be representing the site at its first live event since it was acquired by PokerStars.

Adding to the event's draw are the Galway Races at Ballybrit, Ireland's premier racecourse, which coincides with the first week of the poker series.

Qualify through Full Tilt Poker for Added Perks

Players at Full Tilt Poker will have tons of opportunities to qualify for the $1 million guaranteed UKIPT Main Event at a discount.

Gus Hansen
The Great Dane comes to Galway.

Qualifiers to the UKIPT Main Event run for as low as $5.50 and you can satellite your way into those qualifiers for free.

Winning a package to UKIPT Galway through Full Tilt Poker will also make you eligible for a wide range of added bonuses including access to special competitions and promotions, the FTP Last Longer contest, VIP parties and dinners plus a player bag packed with shwag.

The winner of the Last Longer Contest will be awarded a massive sponsorship package which includes buy-ins and expenses to at least eight more UKIPT tour stops.

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