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    • 16 July 2006

      TigerGaming.com Sponsors Children’s Charity Event in Quebec, Canada

      Popular online cardroom TigerGaming.com proudly announces that it is to sponsor a charity Texas Hold’em tournament with proceeds going to the Brandon-Jonathan Teresi (BJT) Foundation in Quebec, Canada. Limassol, Cyprus (PRWEB) July 15, 2006 — Popular online cardroom TigerGaming.com – www.tigergaming.com – proudly announces that it is to sponsor a charity Texas Hold’em tournament with proceeds going to the Brandon-Jonathan Teresi (BJT) Foundation in Quebec, Canada.

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    • 14 July 2006

      WPT Enterprises Concludes Agreement With CyberArts for Technology to Re-Launch Online Business

      Tuesday June 27, 9:10 am ET LOS ANGELES, June 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — WPT Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq: WPTE – News) today announced that it has reached an agreement with CyberArts — a Silicon Valley company that has developed one of the world’s most advanced online software solutions for poker — to provide technology and software for re-launching WPTE’s online gaming business.

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    • 14 July 2006

      WSOP TO DEAL WITH MONKEY BUSINESS

      It’s been reported that PokerShare is going to enter a chimpanzee named Mikey into the 2006 WSOP in August. It’s also said he plays a mean hand of poker. Of course, it could just be a case of ‘monkey see, monkey do’ but with the huge number of poker players participating in the WSOP, the monkey will be seeing some of the best players on the planet. PokerShare may be bringing Mikey’s agent with him as well since they’re related.

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    • 14 July 2006

      Bodog Poker Pro David Williams Wins World Series of Poker Bracelet

      Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 12, 2006 — Team Bodog pro David Williams, the 26-year-old Texan who rocketed into stardom two years ago with his memorable runner-up finish at the 2004 World Series of Poker, has captured his first bracelet in poker’s showcase event. Williams bested a field of 478 players to take the top prize in Event No. 10 of the 2006 World Series of Poker, the $1,500 Seven-Card Stud tournament. He earned $163,118 for the win.

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    • 02 July 2006

      POKER.COM COMES TO THE RESCUE AND PICKS UP THE WSOP TAB FOR 10 PLAYERS

      Players’ World Series of Poker Dreams Saved 30 June 2006 (PRWEB) June 28, 2006 — The home of online poker, Poker.com has delivered on its promise to save players affected by CnR Poker’s inability to send its tournament winners to the World Series of Poker in July. An unfortunate situation arose in the poker world this month when online poker site CnR poker were unable to meet their financial obligation to provide World Series of Poker prize packages to ten of their players.

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    • 01 July 2006

      Team PokerRoom.com Fills Out for the WSOP

      PokerRoom.com’s Jim Davenport Makes Money at World Poker Tour in Paris Team PokerRoom.com Fills Out for the WSOP PARIS — (MARKET WIRE) — June 29, 2006 — As the prestigious World Poker Tour (WPT) Grand Prix de Paris came to a close on 16 June, PokerRoom.com’s Jim Davenport successfully finished in 22nd place out of 232 players winning a total of $ 16,500.

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    • 01 July 2006

      Poker.com Saves the Day for World Series of Poker Hopefuls

      The home of online poker, Poker.com, has generously offered to provide the WSOP packages won by ten ChecknRaisePoker.com members who have been told that ChecknRaisePoker.com is unable to fund their World Series of Poker prize packages as previously won through their website promotions. (PRWEB) June 20, 2006 — The home of online poker, Poker.com, has generously offered to provide the WSOP packages won by ten ChecknRaisePoker.com members who have been told that ChecknRaisePoker.

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    • 30 June 2006

      Everest Poker Players Put on Strong Showing at the WPT Grand Prix de Paris

      Everest Poker sent three players to Paris to compete in the Grand Prix de Paris, one of the stops on the World Poker Tour. Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) June 28, 2006 — Everest Poker sent three players to Paris to compete in the Grand Prix de Paris, one of the stops on the World Poker Tour: Our players’ competitive level just keeps improving Asheru (France) abbas23 (Germany) gabatch (France)

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    • 27 June 2006

      Absolute Poker Signs Michael Mizrachi aka 'The Grinder' to Its Roster of Leading Poker Pros

      Mizrachi is currently ranked #1 poker player in the world; Absolute Poker launches one of biggest no-limit Texas Holdem tables in the industry with his name on it SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, June 26 /PRNewswire/ — Absolute Poker, the fourth largest online poker website inthe world, announced today that it has added Michael Mizrachi, aka ‘The Grinder,’ to its lineup of leading poker professionals.

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    • 20 June 2006

      CelebPoker Updates its Poker Room

      CelebPoker.com Updates its Poker Room with Many New Features and Options for Players (PRWEB) June 17, 2006 — The interactive celebrity poker room CelebPoker.com has released an upgraded version of their online poker room software. Based on new demands made by players, the poker software looks and feels more like a real card room than any other site online.

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    • 11 June 2006

      CelebPoker.com Announces the Launch of Their 25k Weekly and Monthly $100k Guaranteed Poker Tournaments Online

      (PRWEB) June 8, 2006 — Like many of the major poker tournaments taking place in casinos and on television this summer Online poker room CelebPoker.com has announced they will be hosting a $100k Poker Tournament online each month starting July 1st. The prize pool is guaranteed to be a minimum of one hundred thousand dollars no matter how many players are participating. This allows people interested in the tournament to justify the value of their buy-in before ever spending a cent.

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    • 11 June 2006

      Over 120 Compete to Represent Italy in the Everest Poker European Championship

      Antonio Lerario becomes the fourth Italian at the final live Italian qualifier. Montreal (PRWEB) June 9, 2006 — Antonio Lerario bested more than 120 competitors in Milan, Italy at the final Italian qualifier for the Everest Poker European Championship. Lerario, from Brescia, is the fourth Italian player to qualify to represent Italy in the Everest Poker European Championship. Claudio Vincenzi came in second with Petazzi Gigi from Lazzate coming in third place.

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    • 11 June 2006

      World Series Of Poker largest Sponsorship Deal in Poker History

      World Series Of Poker, Milwaukee’s Best Light Announce Largest Sponsorship Deal In Poker History LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 9, 2006–Harrah’s Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:HET) today announced a landmark agreement in principle for Milwaukee’s Best Light to become the Presenting Sponsor and Official Beer of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) through 2008.

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    • 02 June 2006

      Absolute Poker's 'Win Your Tuition' College Finalists Move On to the Final Table

      Thursday June 1, 9:01 am ET Live tournament and free party at Crobar in New York City; mtvU to interview the winner SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, June 1 /PRNewswire/ — Absolute Poker, the fourth largest online poker website in the world, recently announced the six finalists of its ‘Win Your Tuition’ Spring tournament.

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    • 29 May 2006

      Hollywood Poker Raises $30,000 For 4th Annual Dennis Quaid Charity Weekend

      Wednesday May 24, 1:05 pm ET AUSTIN, Texas, May 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — HollywoodPoker.com, where the stars come to play, raised $30,000 for the 4th Annual Dennis Quaid Charity Weekend with 100% of the money benefiting four Austin, TX children charities. The Austin, TX event was held May 4-7, 2006. New to this year’s event was the HollywoodPoker.com Texas Hold ‘em Celebrity Challenge, helping the organization raise over $300,000 during the entire weekend.

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    • 29 May 2006

      "World's Sexiest Woman" signed by Titan Poker

      Joanna Krupa, ‘World’s Sexiest Woman’, has just signed on as official spokesperson for Titan Poker. Joanna comes by that title honestly, having been voted ‘sexiest woman in the world’ by magazines in Australia, Czeck Republic, England, Germany, South Africa and the USA, not to mention appearing on the cover of Playboy. Joanna recently played in a Trump Tower charity poker game and that was all it took to hook her on the game of poker.

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    • 29 May 2006

      Phil Hellmuth Launches the Third Edition of Camp Hellmuth, the Ultimate Weekend of Poker

      Poker Players Get a Weekend Crash-Course to Take Their Game to the Next Level! LAS VEGAS, May 26 /CNW/ – Post Oak Productions, a Toronto-based event production company, announced today the launch of the third edition of Camp Hellmuth, Phil Hellmuth’s poker fantasy camp weekend. Led by nine-time World Series of Poker Champion Phil Hellmuth, Camp Hellmuth will run from August 11th through August 13th, 2006, at Caesars Palace, in Las Vegas, NV.

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    • 13 May 2006

      InterPoker Signs Poker Prodigy Scott Fischman

      Scott Fischmean is the youngest poker player to ever to wear two back to back World Series of Poker Bracelets and now Scott has joined the InterPoker.com Extreme Team Scott worked as a dealer at the Mirage Casino in Las Vegas in his early twenties, however when diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis in 2002, he decided to try playing rather than dealing. His first tourney was in January of 2004 at The Grand American Poker Classic in Tunica, MS, placing an impressive 4th.

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    • 13 May 2006

      Prohibition Is Back Again

      Lazlow 05/11/2006 11:55 am Evidently there’s some fancy knock-twice secret-password poker parlor in New York City, because a friend invited me to come play. Texas has caused a lot of problems in the last few years, but the virus of Texas Hold ‘em ranks up there with other fine Texas traditions, such as executing the mentally handicapped and covering your ears and yelling “la-la-la-la” at pictures of Antarctica melting.

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    • 11 May 2006

      CelebPoker.com Announces Its Poker Software is Now Available in Four Languages

      Meeting the increasing demands of poker players world wide, CelebPoker.com has released its free poker software client in German, Spanish and Turkish as well as English. Many players now have the opportunity to play online poker in their respective language. As online poker grows by thousands of players daily, the geographic range of players is becoming wider. The phenomenon that poker has become in America and Scandinavia and Britain has spread quickly in Germany (de.celebpoker.

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    • 11 May 2006

      Everest Poker and The German Poker Players Association Send Three More Qualifiers to the Everest Poker European Championship

      Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) May 8, 2006 — In April, three more players won live satellite tournaments in Germany to qualify for the Everest Poker European Championship. A one-of-a-kind pan-European championship, the Everest Poker European Championship (“EPEC”) consists of live satellites throughout Europe and online satellites at EverestPoker.com. It all leads up to 100 players competing in the grand finale, a 50,000€ freeroll at the Casino de Barcelona on September 9, 2006.

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    • 11 May 2006

      VIPpoker Makes WPT Dream a Reality for Young Player

      Curacao, Netherlands Antilles (PRWEB) May 8, 2006 — It was his first time is Las Vegas, let alone his first time in one of the biggest poker tournaments in the world, and Curtis Hirsch walked away $58,585 richer after placing 49th out of 605 entrants in the WPT Championship. At 22 years of age the entire experience was a dream come true for the young and talented VIPpoker.com player who “was very excited to play with the best poker players in the world.”

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    • 06 May 2006

      Absolute Poker Will Match the Prize and Donate $1 Million to the ROCKWORKS Foundation

      SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA, May 4 /PRNewswire/ — Absolute Poker (http://www.absolutepoker.com ), the fourth largest online poker website in the world and one of ten exclusive sponsors of this year’s Gumball 3000 Rally announced today a “Poker Race Challenge” for the 120 cars of this year’s race around the world.

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    • 06 May 2006

      Celebpoker.com Player Goes from Online Satellite to the Big Money at the World Poker Tour

      (PRWEB) May 5, 2006 — CelebPoker.com has finished its online qualifiers for this years World Poker Tour. On the site there were daily satellite events happening daily along with cash prize pools added to each tournament. The value to the player is very appreciated and noticed as they are playing for both real money and the chance of a lifetime to be involved in the WPT. For poker players this is a serious event that really determines much of the professional poker year.

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    • 04 May 2006

      Everest Poker hosts European Poker Championship Freeroll

      Everest Poker continues to draw players throughout Europe since the launch of their European Poker Championship freeroll (EPEC). The tournament consists of tournaments played live on a local level in towns throughout Europe and also on line. The tournaments will run through May and June in a total of 26 cities across Europe. Everest Poker invites you to take part in this epic tournament no matter what part of the world you play from.

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    • 04 May 2006

      Toronto ATM owner wins nearly $2 million at World Poker Tournament in Las Vegas

      Davidson Matthew qualified through a $25 online tournament at www.ParadisePoker.com NEW YORK, May 2 /CNW/ – Toronto’s Davidson Matthew is $1,903,950 richer, after coming in second at the World Poker Tournament at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. This tournament is regarded as the most prestigious in the world next to the World Series of Poker Main event.

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    • 29 April 2006

      The Hottest Poker Tournament Online Just Got Hotter with Pamela Anderson at Doyle's Room.com

      San Jose, Costa Rica (PRWEB) April 28, 2006 — Doyle’s Room,, the fastest growing online poker room, is delighted to have former Playboy Playmate and star of the once most watched television show in the world — Baywatch — Pamela Anderson as a celebrity guest for its popular weekly Bounty Tournament. The bounty tournament is a weekly multi-table tournament in which players from around the globe compete to be the last one at the table.

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    • 29 April 2006

      Like Cake? Help Poker.com Celebrate their Birthday and Win a Years Supply

      Win a years supply of cake and a share in $50,000 with Poker.com’s birthday tournament. (PRWEB) April 28, 2006 — It’s been a year since Poker.com launched their revolutionary online poker software, and to celebrate they are rewarding their players with a very special promotion. On Saturday May 20 Poker.com players that earn eligibility will be playing for a chance at $50,000 and a year’s supply of cake. Both new and existing Poker.

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    • 29 April 2006

      World Poker Congress Brings Poker Synergy to Online and Land-Based Poker Operators

      Press Release Global Gaming Business Thursday April 27, 11:32 am ET LAS VEGAS, April 27 /PRNewswire/ — The poker boom of the past several years is often attributed to two elements: the televising of live poker events, such as the World Series of Poker and the World Poker Tour; and the growth of online poker rooms, where anyone can learn to play the game without the pressure of other players across the table. But what do these two issues have in common? New poker players!

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    • 27 April 2006

      Poker Share Is Back!

      Effective April 25th, Poker Share is again gracing the pages of the web with it’s unique approach to online poker. Last year, using an innovative profit sharing program, players at Poker Share could benefit from successful and continued growth of Poker Share by playing on the site. Poker Share players could earn a percentage of profits to the casino. Unfortunately, Poker Share had the rug pulled out from under them before they could really get established.

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