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Absolute Poker Room Celebrates 100 Million Hands Dealt, Reaching Significant Industry Milestone.

Online poker destination Absolute Poker has passed the exclusive 100 million hands dealt milestone. As a result, Absolute Poker further strengthens its position as one of the poker world's most desirable places to play poker online. Absolute Poker, one of the web's most popular and successful online poker destinations, set a company benchmark when it dealt its 100 millionth hand on March 20.

Absolute Poker celebrated the event by awarding special deposit bonuses, cash prizes and a trip to the WSOP in Las Vegas to players throughout the day and night. Buy chips and receive the 35% match deposit bonus up to $350 free. The bonus is offered for all new players on their first deposit when they Enter Bonus Code: AP35. Download free Absolute Poker software and claim your bonus.

"We determined that the 100th Million hand was going to happen late Sunday," said Gian Perroni, Poker Room Manager at Absolute Poker. "However the incredible speed and pace of the action at the tables made it more difficult to determine with any accuracy. Our players knew it was happening anytime and the chat was abuzz with excitement and predications."

"Absolute Poker increasingly deals more and more online poker hands each and every hour. With thousands of players and 100's of tables in action 24 hours a day it will not be very long before the company is setting yet another record," added Perrroni.

"The pace of this growth of the site is a true testament to the popularity not only of online poker, but to the proprietary technology that drives the Absolute Poker software. This has enabled us to continue our extraordinary growth."

Poker remains the hottest pastime in America, with online poker being one of the fastest growing pursuits today. This, coupled with the huge popularity of televised poker events, has generated an overwhelming interest in online poker.

"We are so happy that all of our loyal players had a chance to participate in the day, take advantage of our special promotions, and enjoy the event with us." Perroni said. "We are already gearing up for a host of amazing spring promotions and tournaments that can only be called incredible."

About Absolute Poker
Absolute Poker is the fifth largest online poker room in the World. Powered by proprietary software, Absolute Poker offers the most comprehensive online poker games, delivering superior customer service and a personal touch to each poker player. Players worldwide can access an Absolute Poker online poker games 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Launched in 2003, Absolute Poker is licensed and regulated in Canada. AbsolutePoker Site visitors can play Texas Hold'em, Omaha hi and hi/lo, Seven Card Stud poker and tournaments in this trusted and secure poker room.

Source: Absolute Poker.

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