PokerStars absorbed its rival almost five years ago when the then Amaya Gaming confirmed a successful migration of the two onto a single platform, with the group committing to a dual brand poker strategy but citing a better gaming experience and increased efficiency by pooling the two onto one product.
With the Full Tilt software to be taken offline later in the week, TSG updates that all balances, including those in multiple currencies, t-money and tickets, as well as any casino or poker bonuses, available via Full Tilt accounts are also available on PokerStars.
“Our commitment to improving the PokerStars software and the PokerStars customer experience in recent years has limited the amount of focus and resources we could apply to the evolution of Full Tilt,” the FAQ page for the pending shutdown states.
Considering that the operator had been putting more focus on PokerStars brand, the shutdown of Full Tilt ultimately seemed inevitable.
“We feel it is time to consolidate brands so that everyone has access to the newest features and most innovative games which are available exclusively on PokerStars,” the site states.