Archive for October, 2008

New poker tournaments at Virgin poker

Glory, guile, patience, humungous payouts – yep I’m talking about poker tournaments and Virgin Poker got some exciting news.

You can now play, for the first time on Virgin Poker, any game as a tournament (not just Texas Hold’ em). Tournaments are a great way to practice playing poker. Ideal poker for beginners.

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Ladbrokes Poker Winners

Last night MrHanky111, 22 of Sortland, Norway, was one of 417 runners to play in event 2 of the 2008 LEOCOP IV, the $50 Re-Buy. He scooped a first prize of $16,887.51 and an exclusive invitation to play in an online tournament that could see him seated in the semi-final of Poker Million VII playing for a million dollars. The tournament began at 20.00 GMT and Ladbrokes who in total are adding $500,000 across all festival events generously added $10,000.

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PaddyPower Promotions for Irish Open announces Irish Open 2009 details and launches €100,000 Sole Survivor promotion

€100k package to be won by the highest finishing qualifier.  This isn’t for the beginner as the buy in is pretty high. has launched its biggest ever Irish Open promotion, the €100,000 Sole Survivor. All qualifiers to the Irish Open 2009 will be eligible for participation, and the player that becomes the ‘Sole Survivor’ by outlasting all other qualifiers in the tournament will win a €100,000 package.

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Andy Black, Marty Smyth and Neil Channing join Ciaran O’Leary for Irish Winter Festival
Large contingent of professionals to vie for Irish Masters title today announced that Andy Black and Irish Open winners Marty Smyth and Neil Channing are among the poker professionals who have joined Ciaran ‘Big C’ O’Leary in pre-registering for the Irish Masters.  The €1500 + €150 No-Limit Holdem tournament, which headlines the Irish Winter Festival, is scheduled to run from Saturday, October 25th until Monday, October 27th.

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Pinnacle Daily Poker Cashback 30%

Leading online bookmaker Pinnacle Sports offer one of the most generous cashback schemes on the internet poker.  30% Paid daily, this poker cashback could add up to hundreds if not thousands of dollars in a year.

Pinnacle Sports have launched their brand new Poker room where players can earn 30% rake back on every raked hand played. This is a not up to 30% Cashback deal. Its a straight 30% paid daily. Pinnacle Sports Poker is a new, safe and secure online poker room, where you can play poker against real people for cash or just for fun.

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Virgin Poker Freerolls for new and existing players

It’s getting seriously cold outside and the nights are drawing in. Throw in a looming recession and you would be entitled to feel a bit down in the dumps. Fear not, Virgin Poker has the answer to cheer you up – a series of freerolls over the next couple of months with a total of €150,000 up for grabs! You have to be in it to win it. Ideal for beginners with a small bankroll.

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