Heads Up Showdown

On Sunday, September 14th, two of the most exciting players in poker Gus Hansen and Viktor "Isildur1" Blom will face off in a best-of-three battle for supremacy, $50,000 and to avoid a forfeit.

Qualify and play your part in the showdown by choosing your favorite and entering the $10K Gus Supporters Freeroll or the $10K Viktor Supporters Freeroll. If he emerges victorious you can be the real winner, with automatic entry to the $30,000 Heads Up Showdown Flip Freeroll.

Heads Up Showdown

Get your $10K Freeroll ticket

To play for your share of $10,000, deposit at least $20 and earn 50 Full Tilt Points or more between Thursday, August 28th and 23:59 ET on Sunday, September 7th. Once you've deposited, you can track your progression towards 50 Full Tilt Points via your My Promotions page on the desktop software or on the Full Tilt Poker app.

When you qualify you'll be credited with a freeroll ticket by 23:59 ET on Wednesday, September 10th. Choose the player you think will win the Heads Up Showdown by using your ticket to register for either the $10K Gus Supporters Freeroll or the $10K Viktor Supporters Freeroll, which both take place at 14:15 ET on Saturday, September 13th.

Self-register for the tournament and play to win your share of the $10,000 prize pool.

Flip for $30,000

If your chosen pro emerges victorious, get ready for your chance at even more cash as you'll be automatically registered for the $30K Heads Up Showdown Flip Freeroll.

Taking place at 14:15 ET on Monday, September 15th, this freeroll will have a Flip Tournament format, so you won't even have to be logged in when the freeroll takes place to earn your cut of $30,000.

Win a free $635 FTOPS Main Event ticket

Watch two poker greats go toe-to-toe and you could earn your spot at the FTOPS XXVII Main Event.

On Sunday, September 14th at 14:15 ET, Gus Hansen and Viktor Blom will battle it out in the Heads Up Showdown matches, with the winner capturing $50,000 and nominating one of two forfeits for the loser to perform:

  • Record and release a video of themselves singing the winner's national anthem
  • Play 1,000 hands of micro stakes ($0.05/$0.10) Razz

The players will play Stud 8 (Gus's choice), No Limit 2-7 Triple Draw (Viktor's choice) and a third game chosen by a public vote which will be revealed on Monday, September 8th. Voting takes place on the Full Tilt Poker Blog from Thursday, August 28th until Sunday, September 7th. Check out the blog, accessible via the Full Tilt Poker homepage, to have your say.

To be entered into a draw for the FTOPS Main Event ticket, watch the action unfold by logging in to Full Tilt Poker via the desktop software; click Requests, select Find Player and enter "Isildur1" or "Gus Hansen". The ticket will be credited to the winner of the draw by 23:59 ET on Tuesday September 16th.

Terms and Conditions

Transfers from your paired PokerStars account do not count as a deposit.

Bonus Full Tilt Points earned during other promotions such as Happy Hour, and points earned playing Casino games, do not count toward the 50 Full Tilt Points target.

*Please note that registration for the $30K Heads Up Showdown Flip Freeroll will take place on the day of the tournament.


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