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Two Weeks Left For Students To Claim The Hottest Ticket On Campus - The 2005 College Poker Championship.

More Than 75,000 Students Compete But Only One Can Be The Champion 2005. The 2nd Annual College Poker Championship™ is coming to an end for 2005. May 8th is the final day for students from around the world to register and compete for the title of the World's Best College No Limit Texas Hold'em Poker Player. Right now, more than 25,000 students from more than 2,300 campuses are battling it out for the title and their share of the $135,000 prize pool.

CPC is a free online tournament available to registered college and university students worldwide. Graduate school and community college students are also eligible. College Poker Championship provides an exciting and stimulating environment for students to win donations to their favorite charities and receive scholarships that allow students to further their academic endeavors.

Final Weekly Tournaments: May 1 and May 8, 2005 4pm EST.
These are the final three events for students to compete and advance to the semifinals.
The Semifinal Tournament: May 15, 2005 4pm EST
May 15, 2005 4pm EST.
The Final Table: May 22, 2005 4pm EST.
The Champion will be awarded a $41,000 academic scholarship. Top 10 contestants will earn a $1,000 donation to be awarded to the charity or organization of their choice. Players placing 2-10 will share a $53,300 scholarship prize pool. Players placing 11-80 will share a prize pool of $15,500 of scholarship awards.

To qualify for the Semifinal Tournament, students only need to register, online at College Poker and participate in one of the remaining weekly tournaments held each Sunday through May 8th. There is no fee to participate in the tournament and the top 10 percent each week advance to the Semifinal Tournament.

About College Poker Championship
The 2nd Annual College Poker ChampionshipTM is open to registered college and university students worldwide to determine the "Best College No Limit Texas Hold 'em Poker Player in the World." Entry into the tournament is free of charge, with all events being played with tournament chips. No purchase is ever required from CPC. College Poker ChampionshipTM supports students' educational endeavors with scholarships worth $135,000, donations to charities and champions the use of poker as a strategic learning tool.

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