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  • 27 May 2006

    PokerShare Gives Away 8000 Gallons of Gas to New Yorkers!

    How cool is this! Friday, May 26th PokerShare.com gave away over 8 thousand gallons of gasoline to hundreds of people in New York! The line to get gas stretched for over 10 blocks, even blocking traffic on the Brooklyn Bridge. PokerShare employees joined the gas station employees at 6 AM at the Westside Highway gas station, where they began pumping full tanks (up to 40 gallons) of free unleaded gasoline per customer, with PokerShare picking up the tab!

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  • 27 May 2006

    Microgaming Reaches Milestone in Progressive Payouts

    All over the globe, there are approximately 6000 people who have one thing in common. They’re all Microgaming progressive jackpot winners, taking home a piece of the more than $200,000,000 progressive jackpot amount Microgaming has paid out in the last three years. Some have won more than others, but overall, it averages out to $18,000 paid out daily since the launch of Microgaming progressive games. Way to go, Microgaming! $300,000,000 is just around the corner!

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  • 27 May 2006

    Unfair, totally unfair - US battles ruling of WTO

    Antigua Sun Monday May 22 2006 Last week we were made aware of the latest move of the United States in their continued battle against the implementation of the ruling of the World Trade Organisation in relation to cross border trading in services, particularly Internet gaming, in favour of Antigua & Barbuda.

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  • 27 May 2006

    MGM, Harrah's Press Congress for Piece of Online Gaming Action

    May 22 (Bloomberg) — MGM Mirage, Harrah’s Entertainment Inc. and other U.S. casino operators are increasing pressure on Congress to consider legalizing online gambling — at the same time lawmakers are seeking to tighten criminal penalties for it. The companies are trying to take advantage of a congressional backlash against gambling triggered by the Jack Abramoff scandal, involving his lobbying on behalf of Indian casinos.

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  • 27 May 2006

    BingoTek Licenses Bingo to Riverbelle.com

    23-05-06 May 23, 2006 (London, UK) – BingoTek has become the online gaming industry’s latest major arrival and will power free online bingo on River Belle (www.riverbelle.com), one of the world’s largest and most respected online casinos, powered by Microgaming software (www.microgaming.com).

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  • 27 May 2006

    CelebPoker Has $20,000 Freeroll!

    Mark your calendar and set your clocks! CelebPoker has a $20,000 freeroll June 25th at 14:00 GMT. You’ll have to qualify in one of CelebPoker’s daily qualifiers to take part in the prize pool but you can pick one of these up easily enough since they are run 5 times every day! The daily qualifiers do have a qualifying requirement of 25 raked hands inthe previous 24 hours so do your home and come prepared to win it all at CelebPoker!

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  • 27 May 2006

    TIGER GAMING'S "VEGAS SWEEPSTAKES" OFFERS EXPERIENCE OF A LIFETIME

    It would be hard for any internet poker room to beat Tiger Gaming’s sweepstakes offer – the $5000 Vegas Getaway Sweepstakes. Sign up for free at Tiger Gaming, and you’re eligible for a package that, as they say, “puts you in with the Vegas high rollers.” It truly does. The package includes: RETURN AIRFARES FOR TWO — Round trip from anywhere to Las Vegas and back. THREE NIGHTS OF ACCOMMODATIONS — At a prestigious hotel right on the Las Vegas Strip.

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  • 27 May 2006

    THE POKER CLUB MAKES SOMEONE "LUCKY" FOR A BUCK!

    It’s only 100 cents, but when they call it a “lucky dollar” at The Poker Club, they really mean it! With a buy-in of just a dollar, a player an compete for a $2500 added prize pool at The Poker Club, through the Lucky Dollar Tournament. No Limit Hold’em is the game – Lucky Dollar 2500 is the name. Tournament events are held every Saturday at 3 PM. For the person who likes to stay up late, the Midnight Oil tournaments are worth checking out as well.

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  • 27 May 2006

    CATCH A HOT STREAK, SCORE HUGE AT FAIR POKER

    If you’re a “streak” player, there’s probably no better place to get paid for it than at b>Fair Poker. The Rio Jackpot Sit ‘N Go tournaments carry a $20+$3 buy-in. Win six consecutive Rio tournaments and win a $25,000 jackpot prize. Finish in the top two six straight times and win a $300 prize. The Dirty Dozen Jackpot Sit ‘N Go tournaments are six players per table, with a $2+.40 buy-in.

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  • 27 May 2006

    THE POKER CLUB'S GRAND PRIX TOURNAMENTS OFFERS MULTIPLE WAYS TO ENTER

    The weekly Grand Prix tournament at The Poker Club is a real money, No Limit Hold’em competition, with the main event every Sunday at 6 PM ET. Buy-in is $100+$8 in the Sunday event, but if that’s a little “rich” for some people, there are a couple of multi-table qualifiers through which people can get into the tournament — the Grand Prix Oualifier and the Grand Prix Express, where the blind increases every three minutes.

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