Online poker players often complain that the hours at the tables can be monotonous and, oftentimes, kind of boring.  Full Tilt Poker has come up with a new variation on cash games aiming to provide literally non-stop action for its participants.  The newly launched Rush Poker feature promises users that they will log a couple hundred hands per hour as players are whisked from one table to the next.
The basic gist of Rush Poker is that any time a player is not involved in the action they will be whisked away to another table where a new hand is waiting for them.  When a player signs up to play a session of Rush Poker they do not select a table as you would in a typical online cash game.  Rather, players enroll in a single lobby with all Rush players at their chosen blinds.  The player is then placed in a seat and given a brief countdown before the action gets underway.  A table full of players swoops in and the player is dealt their first hand.  Should they choose to fold, a new crop of players and a new hand are immediately whisked in as well.  There is even a quick fold option that allows a player to fold their hand out of turn and immediately move on to the next hand.
The Rush Poker tables are located in their own section of the Full Tilt lobby and currently offer limits as low as $.05/$.10.
Poker pros have taken time to try out the new version of the game and the reaction has been wholly positive so far.  Team Full Tilt members Howard Lederer and Chris “Jesus” Ferguson gave Rush Poker a shot and are quite enamored with it.  Lederer posted about his experience with Rush Poker on his Twitter account, saying: “Had fun giving Rush Poker a try on FTP. 300 hands per one hour at one table.  Cool.” Ferguson is one of a number of pros whose comments have been posted on Full Tilt’s official website.  He has high hopes for Rush Poker, calling it, “the greatest innovation since poker started on the Internet.”
Others who have given Rush Poker a try include two-time World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet winner Jeff Madsen and online poker pro Steve “MrTimCaum” O’Dwyer, who both Tweeted about their experiences with Rush Poker and seemed pleased with how it ran.  The new feature has been going for less than a week, but already seems to be gaining popularity online.  A poll on the popular TwoPlusTwo Poker Forum indicates that the vast majority of posters like the new games.  Nearly 650 people voted in the poll so far and over 70% of the voters said they liked Rush Poker.  Even though players aren’t able to pick up reads or betting patterns on their opponents – because they are dealing with a new crop of players every ten seconds, – the added action seems to be enough to convince players to keep coming back to Rush Poker for more.

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