Tonight marks the beginning of the fifth installment of the increasingly popular Full Tilt Online Poker Series (FTOPS).And it starts off with a bang – a $216 no-limit event whose half-million dollar guaranteed prize pool is sure to attract a boatload of players.There are only four other events with a greater guarantee.All told, Full Tilt Poker has guaranteed at least $7 million over the course of the one-and-a-half week series.

Each tournament will also be “hosted” by a member of Team Full Tilt.Phil Gordon, no stranger to hosting poker events, will kick things off tonight.2006 WSOP runner-up and National Heads-Up Poker Champion Paul Wasicka is the Main Event host.

In addition to the prize money for each tournament, Full Tilt is also some fun bonus prizes, including gold FTOPS jerseys, gold FTOPS avatars, FTOPS jackets, and FTOPS baseball caps.

Satellites are available for those who do not wish to shell out the entire buy-in.

 FTOPS V Schedule of Events 

Event #1 – Wednesday, Aug 8th, 21:00 ET — $200 + $16 NL Hold'em — $500,000

Event #2 — Thursday, Aug 9th, 21:00 ET — $200 + $16 HORSE — $150,000                     

Event #3 — Friday, Aug 10th, 21:00 — $200 + $16 PL Hold 'em –$200,000                       

Event #4 — Saturday, Aug 11th, 15:00 ET — $500 + $35 PL Omaha 6-max — $150,000    

Event #5 — Saturday, Aug 11th, 16:30 ET — $100 + $9 NL Hold 'em Rebuy — $300,000

Event #6 — Sunday, Aug 12th, 18:00 ET — $300 + $22 NL Hold 'em — $1,000,000         

Event #7 — Monday, Aug 13th, 21:00 ET — $1,000 + $60 NL Hold 'em 6-max — $1,000,000

Event #8 — Tuesday, Aug 14th, 21:00 ET — $200 + $16 FL Omaha Hi/Lo — $150,000

Event #9 — Wednesday, Aug 15th, 21:00 ET — $300 + $22 NL Hold 'em 6-Max Rebuy –$450,000

Event #10 — Thursday, Aug 16th, 21:00 ET — $200 + $16 7 Stud — $100,000

Event #11 — Friday, Aug 17th, 21:00 ET — $200 + $16 Limit Hold 'em 6-max — $200,000

Event #12 — Saturday, Aug 18th, 15:00 ET — $2,500 + $120 NL Hold 'em — $600,000   

Event #13 — Saturday, Aug 18th, 16:30 ET — $100 + $9 PL Omaha Rebuy — $200,000

Main Event — Sunday, Aug 19th, 18:00 ET — $500 + $35 NL Hold 'em — $2,000,000

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