Welcome to Full Tilt Poker, where you can Learn, Chat and Play with the Pros. To help provide you with the best possible online poker experience, we've created many unique features for your enjoyment. In order to familiarize yourself with Full Tilt Poker, we suggest you keep this page open alongside the game software.

Click the button below to take a short, interactive tour that highlights many of our software's great features.

To find answers to some of our most frequently asked questions, just look below.

Special Features at Full Tilt Poker

Depositing Money

Full Tilt Poker offers a variety of safe, secure, and easy methods for depositing money into your account. Click a logo below to learn how to deposit funds with that payment processor.

New Lobby Views

Find your favorite games faster with our new Lobby Views.

Basic View guides you step by step through the process of selecting your game – find the game you want to play in six simple steps. Learn about using Basic View.

Standard View is the full-feature view of the Full Tilt Poker game lobby. Use Advanced Filters and Favorites, and Lobby Widgets to fully customize your online poker experience. Learn about using Standard View.

Classic View is the original Full Tilt Poker game lobby. Please see the How to Play section for more information on using Classic View.

Finding Your Favorite Games

Full Tilt Poker offers a wide variety of games and tournaments, with structures and buy-ins designed for all kinds of players with all sorts of bankrolls. We provide many ways for you to find your preferred games.

  • In-Game Messaging for Basic View and Standard View - Both Basic View and Standard View provide instructional videos and information on upcoming tournaments and promotions at the left side of the game lobby, as shown below.

    In-Game Messaging

  • In-Game Messaging for Classic View - Each time you open the Full Tilt Poker software, you will see a Welcome Window outlining the day's events and providing information on upcoming tournaments. In addition, the message box in the top right corner of the main lobby, as seen below, will provide countdowns to highlighted tournaments starting within the hour.

    In-Game Messaging

  • Tournament Color-Coding - We use different colors to highlight key tournaments. The grid below will guide you to the tournaments you want to play:

    • Black - Cash tournaments
    • Green - Winner's Choice tournaments and other events where you can win seats at live tournaments such as WPT and WSOP events
    • Orange - Satellites for Aussie Millions or the WSOP (alternating throughout the year)
    • Pink - Guarantee tournaments
  • Tournament Satellites - Many of our tournaments offer satellites. When you open the lobby for an event before it starts, you will see a list of all of the satellite events that can earn you a seat in the main tournament you selected. The image below highlights the satellite window.

    Tournament sattelites

Auto Center

At Full Tilt Poker, you can place yourself at any seat you like at any table you are playing. By default, our software will automatically place you in the bottom center seat. If you would like to select another seat at the table, just right-click on the pod where you want to sit and then click "Place Me Here." To disable the software from automatically seating you in the bottom center seat, click on "Auto Center" in the Option pull-down menu in the main lobby.

Auto Center

Turn Off Avatars

Full Tilt Poker provides players with the option to select a personal avatar to represent them at the table. If you prefer not to see these avatars while you play, you may disable them by clicking on the Avatars option in the Options pull-down menu in the main lobby. You may also turn avatars on and off while seated at a table by checking the Avatars box in the Options tab at the top right of the screen.

Turn Off Avatars

Chat Filter

At Full Tilt Poker, we offer a variety of Chat options to make your game more enjoyable. Our default setting will let you see Dealer announcements for each hand, as well as chat from your fellow players and observers. You may filter your chat settings by clicking the Options tab at the top right of the table.

Turn Off Avatars