The start of the next season of the online poker league the FTR Gauntlet took place on May 18, 2008, at 3:00pm ET.
It must be noticed that it is already season VII of the Gauntlet, but with every season it’s been getting more popular and bigger.
For those who don’t know, the FTR Gauntlet is a series of $11 buy-in private tournaments held by FlopTurnRiver.com and hosted on PokerStars. Anyone may join the league for free, but you must be a registered FTR Poker Forum member with a PokerStars account.
This season there are 16 out of 32 tournaments to choose from, and there is also a mixed-games format. Players can enjoy different varieties of poker: full-table or 6-max no-limit Hold’em, heads-up Hold’em matches or pot-limit Omaha/8 tourneys.
At the end of the season, 3rd place wins free FTR gear and $75, 2nd place receives FTR gear and $150, 1st place gets the FTR gear and $300, plus the beautiful and coveted FTR Gauntlet crystal trophy. During the Gauntlet games, there will be special bonus or bounty prizes announced.
After the season, the top 10 players from Season VII and each of the past seasons are eligible to play in the FyrFytr Tournament of Champions (TOC) invitational tourney.
Since all Gauntlet games are hosted at PokerStars, all new players should register their account with the PokerStars Marketing Code “flopturnriver” and PokerStars Bonus Code “First2008” to gain the maximum deposit bonus and access to exclusive PokerStars events hosted by FlopTurnRiver.com.