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First Online Regulated Real-Money Multi-Table Tournament Played at Ultimate Poker

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Nevada scores another first in the online poker landscape with the first legal, regulated real-money online poker tournament playing out on Sunday at UltimatePoker.com. Ultimate Poker's inaugural multi-table tournament had a $100 buy-in and a guaranteed prize pool of $10,000 with a 200-player cap; before the first hand was dealt on Sunday evening the event was full.

The top 27 players shared a total prize pool of $18,200 and "d4heals," took down first place for $4,173 and now is the only poker player in the world who can lay claim to being the first to win a tournament in Nevada's legalized online poker market AND also in the United States.

Results from Ultimate Poker's first multi-table tournament:

PlacePlayerPrize
1d4heals$4,173
2RURahRahRahRah$2,940
3DrMcBoy$2,255
4Fisher$1,570
5ScsuHockey10$1,296
6BUDDA$1,022
7bakford$885
8Tim Garbagio$748
9jorjazz$611

Sunday night also found a $1,000 guaranteed nightly tournament with a $50 buy-in bringing 75 players to the starting gate for a total prize pool of $3,412. "MikeyMillz" won this one and took home $1,091.

PlacePlayerPrize
1MikeyMillz$1,091
2TheGameKat$750
3AK1977$511
4pordan$341
5TeamGIKMO$273
6A/C Milan$204
7Zen Archer$136
8Muckem$102

Every Sunday at 6 p.m. PST the $10,000 Sunday event puts the finishing touches on a week of poker — look for daily satellites that can put you in a seat free. On May 26th a $10,000 Freeroll kicks off where the top three finishers get paid and everyone can play the daily $100 freerolls and a daily Staycation freeroll where winners can receive a VIP Staycation in Las Vegas at any Station Casino property.

Ultimate Poker dealt its 300,000th cash game hand on Monday, May 6th, 2013, after opening the doors less than a week ago when it became the first-ever regulated online poker room in the United States.

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