Full Tilt Poker Has Lost 9,300 Players

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According to a weekly report by PokerScout, Full Tilt Poker has lost around 9,300 players since its license was suspended by the Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC).

In the report PokerScout claims that around 5,000 of the 9,300 total lost have moved on to other poker websites and that overall traffic has increased since the end of the World Series of Poker. Other poker websites have absorbed Full Tilt's players by making large promotional offers and touting the stability of their platforms.

Websites that have benefited from Full Tilt's absence include:

  • PokerStars, which is the biggest poker site in terms of popularity, and has seen a bump of around 17% since Full Tilt's Alderney troubles.
  • Bwin's Party Poker which took over the second place position and has seen a 35% increase.
  • iPoker- up 24%
  • 888Poker- up 20%
  • Microgaming Poker Network, which saw an increase of 7% and taking 8th in popularity rankings
  • Boss Media's International Poker Network- up 14%
  • Everest Poker, which has a seen a whopping 46% increase
  • Cake Poker, with an increase of 40% in traffic to the site