Friday, October 5, 2007

Poker: Poker Tournament

World Poker Exchange The World Poker Exchange is elevating poker tournaments to an entirely new level with this summer's highly anticipated event. Every element of the London Open will convey the organization's distinctive approach from the setting at the Old Billingsgate Market -- a nineteenth century landmark building in a prime position on the River Thames with views across to Tower Bridge, London Bridge and the South Bank -- to the celebrity mix and memorable atmosphere. Designed to be the first lifestyle poker tournament of its kind, The London Open incorporates exclusive outings each night of the tournament and will feature a $2 million prize pool. Among the evening excursions are a Kensington Palace private tour, backstage passes for The Producers, a champagne reception in the Millennium Wheel, a private tour of Saatchi gallery, and a Savile Row custom tailor tour.
The inaugural Ladbrokes European Online Championship of Poker was held this year from the 24th April – 1st May, and proved to be Europe’s No.1 online poker event. With seven events and a combined prize pool of over $2,000,000 some 10,000 aspiring poker players entered this year’s online satellite qualifiers and over 2,000 players participated in the seven LEOCOP event tournaments. The Main Event prize pool peaked at massive $1,065,000 – with Scarborough born catering manager Alistair Lane winning a whopping $266,250 from a mere $3 stake.
LOS ANGELES, California รข€“ (PRESS RELEASE) -- Joe Hachem, the 2005 World Series of Poker champion, signed an agreement with, the world's largest tournament poker site. Hachem, who won the record $7.5 million top prize at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas in July, will represent as a sponsored poker player and ambassador.The signing of Hachem gives a triple crown. Currently, 2003 WSOP champion Chris Moneymaker and 2004 WSOP champion Greg Raymer both serve exclusively as representatives. The addition of Hachem means that has locked up the last three poker author, is ... a part of Team PokerStars.Joseph Hachem, age 39, was born in Lebanon. He emigrated to Australia as a child, and now lives in Melbourne with his wife and four children. He has played actively at since 2001.
Poker Room at the Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City, New Jersey Poker’s popularity experienced an unprecedented spike at the beginning of the 21st century, largely because of the introduction of online poker and the invention of the hole-card camera, which turned the game into a spectator sport. Viewers could now follow the action and drama of the game, and broadcasts of poker tournaments such as the World Series of Poker and the World Poker Tour brought in huge audiences for cable and satellite TV distributors. Because of the increasing coverage of poker events, poker pros are becoming more and more like celebrities, with poker fans all over the world entering into expensive tournaments for the chance to play with them. This increased camera exposure ... brings a new dimension to the poker professional's game—the realization that their actions may be aired later on TV.
Everest Poker today announced the winner of the online poker room's first direct entry poker tournament for a seat at the upcoming World Series of Poker Europe main event, "jujumalo" from France. The WSOP Europe event is a six-day £10,000 No-Limit Texas Hold'Em Championship held on September 10th in London. The participating casinos are The Empire, The Sportsman and Fifty. The playing field will be consolidated beginning September 13 at The Empire.
Everest Poker provides you with the first multi-lingual poker product on the market, increasing the popularity of poker in many languages across the world. The excitement of playing against other people from around the world makes this a fantastic online poker site. Poker players will love the action, playing hand after hand or join exciting poker tournaments to win huge prizes. Everest Poker has superb graphics with exciting animation, an exclusive poker Training Room to help new players learn the game and a chat window to make you feel like you are playing with friends at home. Don't miss out on this fast-growing online gaming site!

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