On Monday, Full Tilt Poker announced another two names that have joined Gus Hansen as members of the new team of ambassadors known collectively as "The Professionals". The two players are Tom "durrrr" Dwan and Viktor "Isildur1" Blom and the press release says that the they will "reignite a fierce competition at the highest stakes tables on the Full Tilt Poker site."
The relaunch of Full Tilt Poker is getting closer and closer and the new owner, PokerStars, is working around the clock to get everything ready in time. A part of the relaunch-process is to hire new staff.
In total, eleven positions are posted on Rational FT Services in 2 separate categories, Marketing and IT. In the Marketing area, a Promotions manager and a Product Business Analyst are available. In the IT field, nine positions are "up for grabs", including software developers, a Linux Engineer and a Java Developer. No salary terms are listed for the positions and the potential hires would likely have to move to Dublin to take the position.
Last week, PokerStars' purchase of Full Tilt Poker through the Department of Justice was officially completed, which means that all non-U.S. players will be get their money back - totalling $184 million - within 90 days. In total, $225 million was transferred to the U.S. government last Thursday, and the remaining $547 million will be paid over the next 3 years.