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August 14, 2005

Win a Seat to the UK Open, Courtesy of Pacific Poker

Online poker room Pacific Poker ( is giving online poker players the opportunity of a lifetime with a chance to win a seat at the million dollar ( 2005 UK Open.

Pacific Poker ( always sponsors the biggest and the best poker tournaments and the upcoming UK Open ( is no exception.

Mike Herea, Promotions Department Manager for Pacific Poker, can't wait for the UK Open, which commences on October 11, to start.

"After the World Series of Poker, the UK Open promises to be the biggest poker tournament of 2005. Last year's Open was fantastic and this one promises to be even better," Herea said. "And just like the World Series of Poker, online poker players can claim their seat via online qualifying tournaments."

Qualifying is about to begin but, unfortunately, registration for the tournament has just closed for anyone who wanted to enter.

The winners of the qualifying tournaments will receive $12,500. This money includes $10,000 for the entry fee and $2,500 for travel and accommodation expenses.

"We have online players from all over the world so it is only fair that we cover theexpenses of getting them to London," Herea said.

The ( UK Open, which is Europe's richest televised poker tournament, represents the chance of a lifetime for any aspiring poker player.

Only 108 lucky players will qualify for the exclusive event. They will be divided into 18 tables of six with the 18 table winners each receiving $10,000 and, more importantly, progressing to the semi-finals. They will then be divided into three tables of six, with the top two making it through to the final.

"The tournament is going to be televised so this is a great opportunity for unknown poker players to make a name for themselves," Herea said.

Pacific Poker has already given away $8 million in prize money in 2005 and has plenty more to hand out.

A lot of that money has been won by players who didn't know a thing about poker at the beginning of the year.

"In addition to that, has launched a number of other poker initiatives at Pacific Poker online and these can be viewed at"


Pacific Poker is one of the world’s top poker rooms. They have in excess of 10 million members worldwide who enjoy an online poker experience like no other.

Founded in 1996, Pacific Poker showcases the excitement of competing against your friends and fellow members in any of the poker rooms.
Pacific Poker's goal is to provide quality entertainment to people who enjoy gambling, by giving them the opportunity to do so in a safe, fun, fair, regulated and secure environment.
Their clients are their greatest assets; therefore they make an immense effort to establish customer delight building relationships through service, honesty, advice and trust with each and every member.

The rooms operate under a EU gaming license granted by the Government of Gibraltar for the purposes of operating an on line casino and Poker Room.

Pacific Poker is operated by Cassava Enterprises (Gibraltar) Ltd. A registered company incorporated and located in Gibraltar (company registration number 83961). The company has other offices around the world and employs over 500 full time employees.

Media Contacts:
David Wiseman, Online Community Relations Department
Random-Logic Ltd.
Tel: +972-3-710-2652
Fax: +972-3-710-3775

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