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Online Poker Site Absolute Poker Agrees to Promote World Poker Tour Event.

Absolute Poker signs agreement to promote the Third Annual Five-Star World Poker Classic tournament.

Absolute Poker, one of the most popular and successful online poker sites, has signed an agreement with the immensely popular televised World Poker Tour (WPT) to actively promote the richest WPT event in history. This agreement allows Absolute Poker to offer daily satellite tournaments where players have the opportunity to win buy-in and travel and accommodation to the 3rd Annual Five-Star World Poker Classic.

The Five-Star World Poker Classic is the final World Poker Tour (WPT) event of the season, and will be held at the Bellagio Resort in Las Vegas from April 4th through the 25th. With a main event buy-in of $25,500, the overall prize pool is estimated to exceed $8 million, with the 1st place finisher collecting a minimum $2 million prize.

Absolute Poker is hosting daily online poker satellite tournaments for as little as $5 that will send its' players to their weekly WPT Main Events. Players that win the main event will win not only the buy-in to the World Poker Tour (WPT) event, but money towards their airfare and accommodation. To participate, players simply need to download the free poker software and create a real money account and enter one of WPT satellites.

"The players that win seats at Absolute Poker will not only have a chance to win the most prestigious event in the World Poker Tour, but they will be very well taken care of. We will be also hosting a hospitality room at the Bellagio that will be open to all WPT players and their guests", said Gian Perroni, Absolute Poker Room's Manager.

This promotional agreement allows Absolute Poker online poker players to represent Absolute Poker while playing with the world's best poker players. If nothing else it offers poker players the opportunity to have an experience not to be forgotten.

About Absolute Poker
Established in 2003, Absolute Poker is one of the leading online poker rooms that use proprietary software and licensed in Grand River Mohock Lands, Canada. Players of Absolute Poker room can enjoy the most comprehensive, interactive online poker games and personal touch. People worldwide can access Absolute Poker's games 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and experience the best multi-player online poker. Proprietary software allow the players to chat with each other, see hand history, take notes, upload their images/photos and play at 3 tables simultaneously.

Source: Absolute Poker.

Tags: World Poker Tour, Poker Classic, Bellagio, Absolute Poker.

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